Discovery Saturdays – Bears!08/21/202110:00am

Only Black Bears live in Nevada today, but in the past Nevada has been home to Grizzly Bears and Cave Bears.

Learn all about Nevada's bears and make one to take home.

10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room.

Free with regular […]

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Discovery Saturdays – Bugs!08/28/202110:00am
Meet some bugs and learn the clues that tell you who’s who in the insect world. Make a butterfly puppet to take home too!  10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.  
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Discovery Saturdays – Triassic Nevada09/04/202110:00am
Explore the Nevada state fossil - the ichthyosaur - and more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.
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Discovery Saturdays – Triassic Nevada09/11/202110:00am
Explore the Nevada state fossil - the ichthyosaur - and more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.  
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Discovery Saturdays – Triassic Nevada09/18/202110:00am
Explore the Nevada state fossil - the ichthyosaur - and more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.
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Discovery Saturdays – Triassic Nevada09/25/202110:00am
Explore the Nevada state fossil - the ichthyosaur - and more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday programs designed for everyone of all ages. 10 am to 2 pm in our Special Events Room. Free with regular admission.
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Discovery Saturdays – State Symbols of Nevada10/02/202110:00am

Explore the state symbols of Nevada, such as our state fossil - the ichthyosaur, our state bird - the Mountain Bluebird, the state animal - the Big Horned Sheep, the state flower - the sagebrush  and many more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday […]

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Discovery Saturdays – State Symbols of Nevada10/09/202110:00am

Explore the state symbols of Nevada, such as our state fossil - the ichthyosaur, our state bird - the Mountain Bluebird, the state animal - the Big Horned Sheep, the state flower - the sagebrush  and many more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday […]

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Discovery Saturdays – State Symbols of Nevada10/16/202110:00am

Explore the state symbols of Nevada, such as our state fossil - the ichthyosaur, our state bird - the Mountain Bluebird, the state animal - the Big Horned Sheep, the state flower - the sagebrush  and many more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday […]

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Discovery Saturdays – State Symbols of Nevada10/23/202110:00am

Explore the state symbols of Nevada, such as our state fossil - the ichthyosaur, our state bird - the Mountain Bluebird, the state animal - the Big Horned Sheep, the state flower - the sagebrush  and many more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday […]

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Discovery Saturdays – State Symbols of Nevada10/30/202110:00am

Explore the state symbols of Nevada, such as our state fossil - the ichthyosaur, our state bird - the Mountain Bluebird, the state animal - the Big Horned Sheep, the state flower - the sagebrush  and many more during our hands-on Discovery Saturday […]

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Discovery Saturdays – Mexican Paper Flowers11/06/202110:00am

There has been a long tradition in Mexico of constructing things, such as flowers, out of colored tissue paper. It’s a tradition that started more than 200 years ago in Mexico and it’s still growing.

These artisans use their paper-crafting […]

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Discovery Saturdays – Cootie Catchers11/13/202110:00am

Today we are making cootie catchers, which in other cultures and countries are also known as fortune tellers, chatterboxes, salt cellars, whirlybirds, or paku-paku.  These are all a form of origami that dates back centuries  from the Japanese words […]

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Discovery Saturdays – Cootie Catchers11/20/202110:00am

Today we are making cootie catchers, which in other cultures and countries are also known as fortune tellers, chatterboxes, salt cellars, whirlybirds, or paku-paku.  These are all a form of origami that dates back centuries  from the Japanese words […]

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Discovery Saturdays – Hawaiian Independence Day11/27/202110:00am

The lei custom was introduced to the Hawaiian Islands by early Polynesian voyagers, who took an incredible journey from Tahiti, navigating by the stars in sailing canoes. With these early settlers, the lei tradition in Hawaii was born.  Leis were […]

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