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Coming up! @ Texas Memorial Museum – MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

Saturday, March 3, 11am to 4:45pm
FREE activities for the whole-family include:
Ongoing: Arts and crafts, fossil identifications in the Paleo Lab, exploration of specimens at booths hosted by Texas Natural Science Center scientists, and digging in the Fossil Dig Pit.
Timed Presentations:
11:00am – 1:00pm – Music Expedition.  This new family-friendly activity combines musical games and a scavenger hunt with short interactive concerts by students from UT’s Butler School of Music. Students will perform music relating to the museum’s exhibits and offer clues for the scavenger hunt.
11:00am –3:00pm – Fun Fish Facts.  See a diversity of fishes from the Gulf of Mexico and discover fun and interesting facts about each.
2:00pm – 2:40pm – Meet a Fossil Preparator.  Presented by Preparator Laura Naski, who will explain the “tools of the trade” and demonstrate how fossils are cleaned, repaired and made ready for exhibit, research and teaching.

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