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Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum

March 2019

Lecture-Wildlife of Saskatoon Island Provincial park

March 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Nature Photographer Rick Scott will share two of his passions, nature and photography. He will present his photos taken in and around Saskatoon Island Provincial Park. The Park is one of Alberta’s first Provincial Parks and is an important migratory staging area for birds. The park is part of the Grande Prairie area IBA (Important Bird Area) and is a great place for birding and nature walks and the lake is a pleasant place to canoe and take photos.

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Dino Story Time

March 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Come dressed as your best pirate and join us for a live reading of Dinosaur Pirates and a fun pirate ship craft!

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April 2019

PD Day Camp

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$25

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY CAMPS GRADES 1 – 6 Dates: April 12 Times: (full-day) 9:00am – 4:00pm Cost: $25/day 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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Palaeo Art Class – Fossilized Fun

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$50

Try your hand at drawing Trilobites or other prehistoric fossils using conte or chalk pastels. Learn how to draw from basic shapes and lines while observing from actual fossils (real or casts). You will be guided with warm up drawing exercises and step-by-step breakdown of the fossils, then leash the fossilized critter by finishing by shading and highlighting with conte or chalk pastels. Learn how to work with the tools to create fossil textures. Sit back at the end of…

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Special Event- Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$12

Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest (52 min.) recounts the fascinating story of Canadian wildlife filmmaker Andrew Manske’s relentless, five-year quest to find and film one of the most legendary and elusive creatures on the planet. It might weigh less than 20 kilograms, but this intrepid member of the weasel family has been known to back down marauding grizzly bears and wolves in defense of its young or its food. Living in remote areas of the Rocky Mountains and living…

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Mom’s and Mimosas

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$75

Join us for an afternoon of respite, wire art window charms, and of course, mimosas and snacks! Walk in and grab your mimosa and a seat where Nikki will guide you through creating the Tree of Life window charm with her wire art techniques. It will be a great afternoon for all mother’s to enjoy sometimes to themselves to create, learn, and laugh. For more information visit dinomuseum.ca

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May 2019

Mother’s Day Craft

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$25

Make your Mom something she will love to wear! Children ages 10+ can create a natural, durable hemp bracelet for their mom. Hemp twine can vary from rough and stiff with natural tan colour, to softer thread and dyed an amazing array of colours. It is one of the fastest growing plants and was one of the first plants to be spun into usable fiber 10,000 years ago. When making hemp jewelry, you are likely to use macramé knot styles…

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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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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 9:00am, 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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August 2019

Junior Palaeontologist II

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