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April 2014

ETSU & General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center and Gray Fossil Site

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
ETSU & General Shale Natural History Museum Visitor Center & Gray Fossil Site,
1212 Suncrest Dr., Gray, TN United States
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Make plans to come to the museum for a fascinating panel discussion at 1:00 on ‪#‎weather‬ and ‪#‎climate‬ with Jeremy Eisenzopf WJHL and @ETSUGeosciences professors Dr. Andrew Joyner and Dr. Ingrid Luffman! We’ll also have some fun all-ages activities from 10:00-4:00!

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Earth Day

April 22
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Family Invertebrate Fossil Field Trip

April 25 - 26
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History,
2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK 73072 United States
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The Sam Noble Museum invites families to join invertebrate paleontology curator Dr. Steve Westrop for an exciting journey into Oklahoma’s Paleozoic past. Explore life in Oklahoma’s ancient oceans on Friday evening with a close-up look at some of the museum’s finest invertebrate specimens. On Saturday morning, we will depart from the museum at 9 a.m. and travel in university vans to the site where you will find a variety of marine fossils that you can take home. Bring a sack…

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May 2014

Aurora Fossil Festival

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
Aurora Fossil Museum,
400 MAIN STREET, AURORA, NC 27806-0352 United States
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The Aurora Fossil Museum in Aurora, NC will be holding their annual Fossil Festival over Memorial Day weekend.  FOSSIL’s Bruce MacFadden will be there to speak about the FOSSIL project. There will also be live bands, scientists on hand to identify fossils, rock and mineral, and the opportunity to collect your own fossils for free! This will be a great event, so if you’re looking for a fun-filled Memorial Day vacation, head over to Aurora, NC!

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October 2014

National Fossil Day

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This year marks the 5th annual National Fossil Day that is celebrated in our National Parks, local museums, libraries, and schools. National Fossil Day “promotes public awareness and stewardship of fossils.” It also contributes to a greater understanding of the natural world. Check your local museum for National Fossil Day events. We’ll be sure to post them on the myFOSSIL website as we hear about them!

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FossilMania XXXII

October 24 @ 8:00 am - October 26 @ 2:00 pm
Somervell County Expo Center,
North side of Highway 67 at Gibbs Blvd., Glen Rose, TX United States
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This free, family-friendly event presented by the Dallas Paleontological Society offers fossils from all over the country, educational displays, keynote speakers, raffles and other fun events. People from all over the country flock to FossilMania, and we invite you to join this year!

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