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Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum

May 2019

Dino Story TIme

May 31 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Inspire imagination with a dinosaur storybook and activity. Dino Story Time Join us once a month for a live reading of a story hand-picked by our Dino Team. This month’s theme is best friends! We will be reading “How to take care of your dinosaur” and doing a craft to give to your best friend! Registration is free! Your support and donations allow us to continue offering unique programs to the community.

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June 2019

Summer Jams – b2 Patio Opener

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jazz music and our opening party for the patio! b2 – The flat two is a collaboration project between trombonist Brady Masik and guitarist Lee Billwiller. This dynamic duo has come together to work a modern twist into classic jazz standards, as well as work a jazz twist into modern popular music. Expect a musical journey through the ages, sure to keep you on your toes. Brady Masik – Brady is widely considered to be Grande Prairie’s most versatile trombonist.…

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Annual General Meeting

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Growing palaeontology in Peace Country. The River of Death and Discovery Dinosaur Museum Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:00pm. All society members in good standing are invited to attend and participate in growing Alberta’s newest dinosaur museum. Members may nominate themselves or others as members of the board either at the meeting, or in advance by contacting board@dinomuseum.ca with a resume and cover letter that indicate why the nomination would be a…

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PD Day Camp

June 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25

Grades 1-6. Looking for something to do on those long days off from school? Come spend the day at the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum’s PD Day camp and enjoy a day full of dinosaur-themed fun!

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Summer Jams – Matt Patershuk

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matt Patershuk’s unaffected singing belongs to a different time and his voice reflects a reserve and unspoken toughness that is rarely heard today. Patershuk’s baritone may not be the most delicate voice you’ll ever hear, but it suits his songs so well that you couldn’t imagine him sounding any different. You can hear the resolve it takes for Matt to honestly share his songs; no matter how delicate the matters they express, he never skirts true emotions or takes the…

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Summer Jams – Matt Patershuk

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matt Patershuk’s unaffected singing belongs to a different time and his voice reflects a reserve and unspoken toughness that is rarely heard today. Patershuk’s baritone may not be the most delicate voice you’ll ever hear, but it suits his songs so well that you couldn’t imagine him sounding any different. You can hear the resolve it takes for Matt to honestly share his songs; no matter how delicate the matters they express, he never skirts true emotions or takes the…

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Summer Jams – Matt Patershuk

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Matt Patershuk’s unaffected singing belongs to a different time and his voice reflects a reserve and unspoken toughness that is rarely heard today. Patershuk’s baritone may not be the most delicate voice you’ll ever hear, but it suits his songs so well that you couldn’t imagine him sounding any different. You can hear the resolve it takes for Matt to honestly share his songs; no matter how delicate the matters they express, he never skirts true emotions or takes the…

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Fossil ID Day

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come and learn about fossils in your area from a paleontologist. Join Assistant Curator, Derek Larson and learn about Alberta’s fossil heritage. Bring your fossils along for identification.Fossil ID Day will take place in the Alliance Pipeline Education Wing. This is a free drop-in event, admission to the Museum is extra.The museum is not seeking fossil donations at this time, though individuals interested in donating their collections are encouraged to contact the museum.

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Lecture Series – Paul Hvenegaard, Biologist – ACA Manager

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This ACA sponsored lecture will include project highlights that define spawning areas, determine spawning frequency and fidelity, as well as highlight the conservation importance of Lynx Creek. A born and raised Albertan, Paul has been personally and professionally immersed in fisheries since the age of 18. After spending 7 summers guiding fishermen across the Arctic, he obtained his formal education and embarked on a wonderful career with fisheries. Paul’s very rewarding career has taken him to many wonderful places across…

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Summer Jams – Lacy Krol

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lacy Krol is originally from Spirit River, AB. She is currently living and working in Belize as a full-time musician. She is a singer/songwriter who creates her own music but also loves taking old classic hits and making them her own. Her show will be a mixture of classic rock from the 60s & 70s all the way to current hits. Her angelic high-pitched voice has been described as “haunting” (but in a good way). You will find yourself singing…

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July 2019

Jurassic Journey

July 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$120 – $140

Journey back in time to when dinosaurs ruled the world! In this Voyage through time, we’ll find out what it’s like to be a real life palaeontologist and examine actual dinosaur fossils. We’ll also journey through Alberta’s prehistoric past on trips to Kleskun Hills and pipestone Creek to see what kind of Mesozoic mysteries we can discover!

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Summer Jams – Wendy Lynn Bredeson

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Mother, Grandmother, Singer/Songwriter, Promoter, Designer, Support Worker, Entrepreneur…but you’ll mostly find her performing live around the peace country as a solo artist, or hittin’ the road with her country/rock band “”PALOMINOred”” Also, she believes, if you’re born with a gift you should share it!! And you’ll find her promoting talent and hosting open mic at the local ski hill lounge. This country soul singer shines a mile bright on stage with a backbone of musical ancestors who blazed the dance…

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Tiny Tyrants

July 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$75

Take a bite out of what the museum has to offer in this Tyranno-riffic camp! We’ll discover prehistoric wonders as we explore the galleries, learn about our dinosaurs, and even handle real fossils! Enjoy the great outdoors as we play games, safari through nature, and discover what Alberta was like 70 million years ago. We’ll also play Palaeontologist as we create our own fossil casts to take home!

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Junior Palaeontologist

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

$140

Looking to get even deeper into the world of dinosaurs? Our Junior Palaeontologist camp is perfect for kids who are serious about science and would like to study dinosaurs themselves one day. We’ll study the lives of these amazing animals, learn the techniques used by real museum scientists, and visit local fossil sites to see excavations in progress. This camp is for kids who have attended our Jurassic Journey camp before and can’t get enough dinosaurs.

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Junior Palaeontologist

July 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

$140

Looking to get even deeper into the world of dinosaurs? Our Junior Palaeontologist camp is perfect for kids who are serious about science and would like to study dinosaurs themselves one day. We’ll study the lives of these amazing animals, learn the techniques used by real museum scientists, and visit local fossil sites to see excavations in progress. This camp is for kids who have attended our Jurassic Journey camp before and can’t get enough dinosaurs.

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Junior Palaeontologist

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

$140

Looking to get even deeper into the world of dinosaurs? Our Junior Palaeontologist camp is perfect for kids who are serious about science and would like to study dinosaurs themselves one day. We’ll study the lives of these amazing animals, learn the techniques used by real museum scientists, and visit local fossil sites to see excavations in progress. This camp is for kids who have attended our Jurassic Journey camp before and can’t get enough dinosaurs.

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Summer Jams – Nick Carter

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nick Carter is a guitar player and songwriter from Alberta, Canada. Combining almost twenty years of guitar experience with a love of song crafting, Carter offers a diverse fusion of catchy pop sensibilities, worldly rhythms, and sophisticated instrumentation. Bringing in influences from melodic indie rock, classic Afro-Caribbean pop, and 80’s New Wave, Carter offers a varied and exciting musical experience. No cover charge and all ages are welcome.

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August 2019

Summer Jams – Christina Rogers

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Christina Rogers is a singer/songwriter who has been performing for over 2 decades back on the East Coast and is making a name for herself on the Alberta Country music scene after making her way to Grande Prairie Alberta 5 years ago as a grade 5 French teacher. Her music career highlights back on the East Coast include releasing 3 charting radio singles, opening for acts such as Aaron Pritchett and Aaron Lines, showcases at the Canadian Country Music Awards…

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Junior Palaeontologist II

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until August 23, 2019

$140

Been through our Junior Palaeontologist camp? Wanting to get even deeper into the world of dinosaurs? Our Junior Palaeontologist II camp builds upon the lessons learned in Jurassic Journey and Junior Palaeontologist. We’ll study the lives of these amazing animals, learn the techniques used by real museum scientist, and visit local fossil sites to see excavations in progress.

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Summer Jams – Caity Benham

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Caity benham is a mother, singer/songwriter and an epileptic. She has two beautiful children and an amazing husband. They push her to follow her dreams to play her music and always encourage her. As a strong woman, she always sings for charity and believes in her community. For this performance Caity will be singing CCR, Tammy Wynette, the Animals, Johnny cash, some originals, and a lot in between. No cover charge and all ages are welcome.

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