Events for Kids and Family

DinoFest

Join us for a jam-packed DinoFest weekend and discover what factors led to the Extinction of Dinosaurs. Meet leading paleontologists from around the country. Explore both the Paleo Prep Lab and Paleontology Collections open to the public, visit with community partners from the region's dinosaur research and educational communities, participate in hands-on activities for guests of all ages, and see a Utahceratops in the Museum's Canyon!

The cost is included with regular price of admission ($9.95-$14.95) and free for Museum members, University of Utah staff, faculty and students. You can save $2 per ticket when you buy online.

 Event Website: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/dinofest-2020



DinoFest

Join us for a jam-packed DinoFest weekend and discover what factors led to the Extinction of Dinosaurs. Meet leading paleontologists from around the country. Explore both the Paleo Prep Lab and Paleontology Collections open to the public, visit with community partners from the region's dinosaur research and educational communities, participate in hands-on activities for guests of all ages, and see a Utahceratops in the Museum's Canyon!

The cost is included with regular price of admission ($9.95-$14.95) and free for Museum members, University of Utah staff, faculty and students. You can save $2 per ticket when you buy online.

 Event Website: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/dinofest-2020



Outdoor Adventures with Utah's Hogle Zoo

Join us at the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Wildlife Education Center for a morning learning about our nation's symbol: the bald eagle! The program will begin with a private lesson on bald eagles, then will head out into the waterfowl management area to look for wintering eagles!

$5 per person. Register online at www.hoglezoo.org/outdooradventures



Cupids Chase 5k Run, Walk and Stroll

Community Options, Inc. invites runners, walkers, and rollers (baby strollers and wheelchairs) to help raise funds to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by participating in our annual Cupid’s Chase 5K. Because of you…we can make a difference! Register at http://imatter.comop.org/site/TR?fr_id=1862&pg=entry



Discovery Class: Rock Hounds

Curious 1st graders explore the rocks, minerals, and processes that make up the Earth! Event Link: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/discovery-class-rock-hounds Ticket Link: https://12368a.blackbaudhosting.com/12368a/Rock-Hounds--1st-Grade--10am-Noon--March-7th?_ga=2.65942954.587826511.1574197812-745651203.1562790222



Discovery Class: Jedi Master Engineering with LEGO

2nd and 3rd graders awaken the Force in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi!

Event Link: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/discovery-class-jedi-master-engineering-lego Ticket Link: https://12368a.blackbaudhosting.com/12368a/Jedi-Master-Engineering--2nd--3rd-Grades--10am-Noon--February-22nd?_ga=2.62469800.587826511.1574197812-745651203.1562790222



Lego Family Fun: Intro to STEM with LEGO

LEGOs, engineering, family…what could be more fun? Participants will explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system, along with fundamental engineering principles, under the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. In this session, we’ll build engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Monorails. Geared toward Kinder – 3rd grades and their adult/chaperone.

Event link: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/lego-family-fun-intro-stem-lego



Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous

Don’t miss the 10th Annual Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous March 6-7, 2020 at Mt. Crest in Hyrum, Utah. Featured Saturday Night - Dave Stamey with poet Andy Nelson and Kristyn Harris . The Saturday Matinee features Trinity Seely and the High Country Cowboys, Gary Allegretto & Mark Munzert, plus a Cowboy Opry Friday night and 3 stages of FREE western entertainment, family dance & swing dance contest, songwriting, guitar, & harmonica workshops, kids corral, dutch oven cooking, poetry contests & more.

Visit www.cvcowboy.org for details. Friday 5-10 pm - Saturday 9 am- 8pm

Contact: Dawna Major cvcowboyrendezvous@gmail.com 4357600160 Cache Valley Cowboy Rendezvous, Inc.



Discovery Class: Paleo 101

Calling all 2nd & 3rd grade dino lovers - this workshop is for you!

Event Link: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/discovery-class-paleo-101 Ticket Link: https://12368a.blackbaudhosting.com/12368a/Paleo-101--2nd--3rd-Grades--10am-Noon--March-7th?_ga=2.162470328.587826511.1574197812-745651203.1562790222



Discovery Class: STEM in Action - Helicopter Hang Time

1st grade engineers needed to redesign and test plans for a helicopter!

Event Link: https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/discovery-class-paleo-101 Ticket Link: https://12368a.blackbaudhosting.com/12368a/Paleo-101--2nd--3rd-Grades--10am-Noon--March-7th?_ga=2.131087883.587826511.1574197812-745651203.1562790222