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September 2020

Storytime at the Sam

September 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Monarchs at the Museum

September 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s first fall public program! Monarchs at the Museum will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 23, Thursday Sept. 24 and Saturday Sept. 26. Visitors will get a chance to learn about butterflies native to Oklahoma and monarch butterfly migration, and even receive a special packet of wildflower seeds to take home (while supplies last)! Visitors can also enjoy a special butterfly-themed scavenger hunt,…

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Storytime at the Sam

September 30, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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October 2020

Storytime at the Sam

October 7, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

October 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Permian Monster Mash

October 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Storytime at the Sam

October 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Permian Monster Mash

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Permian Monster Mash

October 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Get ready for the museum’s October public program! Permian Monster Mash will be a three-day event, held from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 21 and Saturday Oct. 24, and from 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to 8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 22. Visitors can explore the world of natural history while earning prizes and treats! Visitors can also enjoy a special Dino Egg iSpy, take home crafts, a photobooth and learn about…

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Storytime at the Sam

October 28, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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November 2020

Storytime at the Sam

November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

November 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

November 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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December 2020

Storytime at the Sam

December 2, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 16, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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Storytime at the Sam

December 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum: Samedan Oil Corporation Great Hall, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets today at samnoblemuseum.ou.edu!

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February 2021

Storytime at the Sam

February 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

February 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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March 2021

Storytime at the Sam

March 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

March 10, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

March 17, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

March 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

March 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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April 2021

Storytime at the Sam

April 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

April 14, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

April 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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Storytime at the Sam

April 28, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Join us for Storytime at the Sam this Wednesday! Storytime is free with admission to the 10:30 a.m. timeslot. Storytime will be at 11:15 a.m. and you can reserve your tickets online or by calling (405) 325-7977. 

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June 2021

Yoga at the Sam Noble Museum

June 7, 2021 @ 8:30 am - December 20, 2021 @ 9:25 am
Sam Noble Museum W. R. Howell Pleistocene Plaza, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue Norman, OK 73072 United States
Norman, OK 73072 United States

Yoga at the Museum is canceled for Monday, June 21.  Join OU Fit & Rec's Wild Yoga class at the museum to experience the breath, flow and serenity of natural history! Yoga on Mondays 8:30 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. This class is free to the University of Oklahoma Community (faculty, staff, students, retirees and museum volunteers). Participants must enter through the “Staff Entrance” door, just east of the main entrance. Instructions for class: Masks are optional for fully vaccinated individuals…

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Crafts and Tales

June 16, 2021 @ 11:15 am - December 22, 2021 @ 11:30 am

Join us for a story followed by an activity that can range from learning about a real specimen from our collections to crafting a thematic piece of artwork! Crafts and Tales (formerly Storytime at the Sam) takes place at 11:15 a.m. in the Great Hall every Wednesday. 

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November 2021

Curiousiday: Día De Los Muertos Para Los Animales (Day of the Dead for the Animals)

November 6, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join us to learn all about Día De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead! Day of the Dead is a Hispanic holiday that is celebrated all over Latin America. The Hispanic American Student Association (HASA) will be collaborating with the museum to provide Spanish content on-site! Part of a 3,000-year-old tradition, visitors will learn about celebrating the life that is no longer with us. As a natural history museum, visitors can also learn about and celebrate the animals who…

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Little Scientists: Wet and Wild

November 9, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Deadline to Register: November 1 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adults or Youth)

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Webelos Workshop: Earth Rocks

November 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webelos Cub Scouts graphic

Earn a belt loop or pin at the museum! The Sam Noble Museum offers workshops for Scouts and troops throughout the year. Scouts explore museum galleries and engage in hands-on activities to earn a badge, loop or pin. Deadline to Register: November 5 Price: $15 (Scout) and $7 (Accompanying Adult)

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Tiger Scout Workshop: Tiger Tales

November 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tiger Cub Scouts graphic

Earn a belt loop or pin at the museum! The Sam Noble Museum offers workshops for Scouts and troops throughout the year. Scouts explore museum galleries and engage in hands-on activities to earn a badge, loop or pin. Deadline to Register: November 5 Price: $15 (Scout) and $7 (Accompanying Adult)

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Dance and Discovery at the Museum: Guatemalan Textiles!

November 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon filled with dancing and learning! The event is free with admission and will include a traditional Guatemalan dance performance from the dance troupe, Eterna Primavera Guatemala, led by Guatemalan dancer and choreographer Hilda De León Xavier. Afterwards, ethnology curator Dr. Claire Nicholas will lead a tour through the exhibit, Guatemalan Textiles: Heart of the Maya World, to address any and all questions. There will also be a textile-themed Crafts and Tales program onsite, as well as a…

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Family Program: Tinker Time

November 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What makes a lightbulb light up? How do circuits work? We will learn the answers to these questions as we tinker away with simple circuits and lemon lightbulbs before making our own light up creation to take home! Deadline to Register: November 12 Price: $15 (Member Adult or Youth) and $20 (Non-Member Adult or Youth)

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Little Scientists: Grossology

November 30, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Deadline to Register: November 22 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adults or Youth)

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December 2021

Adult Program: Vertebrate Paleontology – Up Close

December 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a night of Jurassic proportions! Go behind the scenes as we take a tour of the vertebrate paleontology preparation lab and meet paleontologists from the museum. Afterwards, we will tour the Hall of Ancient Life and participate in microfossil picking. Deadline to Register: December 3 Price: $25 (Member) $30 (Non-Member)

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Bear Scout Workshop: Super Science

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bear Cub Scouts

Earn a belt loop or pin at the museum! The Sam Noble Museum offers workshops for Scouts and troops throughout the year. Scouts explore museum galleries and engage in hands-on activities to earn a badge, loop or pin. Deadline to Register: December 3 Price: $15 (Scout) and $7 (Accompanying Adult)

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Hibernating Holiday

December 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

Santa is coming out of hibernation and visiting the museum, so bring your own camera or phone and get in on a magical picture! Come for our jolly music and holly games but stay for your love of hibernating animals. Discover how these critters survive the winter and prepare for the spring! We will also be crafting animal ornaments and putting together winter-wonderland scenes. Don’t forget to wear your holiday sweater to enter our raffle for a special holiday surprise!…

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Wolf Scout Workshop: Air of the Wolf

December 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolf Cub Scouts graphic

Earn a belt loop or pin at the museum! The Sam Noble Museum offers workshops for Scouts and troops throughout the year. Scouts explore museum galleries and engage in hands-on activities to earn a badge, loop or pin. Deadline to Register: December 3 Price: $15 (Scout) and $7 (Accompanying Adult)

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Little Scientists: Winter Animals

December 14, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little learner to science concepts through doing, discovering and making! Each stand-alone program explores a different theme and features stories, games, songs, crafts and museum exploration. Little Scientists is for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult. Deadline to Register: December 6 Price: $5 (Member Adult or Youth) and $7 (Non-Member Adults or Youth)

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January 2022

Crafts and Tales

January 12, 2022 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a story followed by an activity that can range from learning about a real specimen from our collections to crafting a thematic piece of artwork! Crafts and Tales takes place at 11:15 a.m. in the Discovery Room every Wednesday. 

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Crafts and Tales

January 19, 2022 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a story followed by an activity that can range from learning about a real specimen from our collections to crafting a thematic piece of artwork! Crafts and Tales takes place at 11:15 a.m. in the Discovery Room every Wednesday. 

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