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Calendar of Events 2016

Friends of Dinosaur Ridge Events

January 3 – Holiday Celebration with Dinosaur Ridge and our Neighbors (Sunday) Time: TBD Come discover Dinosaur Ridge and visit the Visitor Center and, if you haven’t been yet, our Discovery Center! Guided tours and special activities will take place at both locations. More information coming. Contact: Pat Kelly – Pat_Kelly@dinoridge.org; Erin LaCount – tours@dinoridge.org.

January 6 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

February 3 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

March 2 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

April 6 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

April 13 - An Evening of Conversation with John Fielder A Colorado Photographer and Naturalist (Wednesday) 6:30 p.m. at the Fossil Trace Golf Club. Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge for a talk and beautiful slideshow by the photographer as well as a plated dinner, book signing/sales, and silent auction raising funds for our nonprofit. Tickets: $100. Click here for more information.

May 4 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

May 14 – Boy Scout Day: Dinosaur Discovery Day (Saturday) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Boy Scout registration information coming January 2016. This event is for all scout levels in the Boy Scouts of America. Stations, booths, volunteers, and partners will be here on this date to help scouts earn belt loops, pins, geology merit badge, and more. More information coming soon. Contact: Tom Moklestad: Tom_Moklestad@dinoridge.org

June 1 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

June 4 – Triceratops Trail Day (Saturday) CANCELLED

June 6-10 - Summer Camp Session 1: Fossils and Fun Camp

June 13-17 - Summer Camp Session 2: Junior Paleontologists Camp

June 20-24 - Summer Camp Session 3: Junior Geologists Camp

June 27-July 1 - Summer Camp Session 4: Fossils and Fun Camp

July 6 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

July 11-15 - Summer Camp Session 5: Junior Paleontologists Camp

July 18-22 - Summer Camp Session 6: Fossils and Fun Camp

July 25-29 - Summer Camp Session 7: Junior Paleontologists Camp

August 1-5 - Summer Camp Session 8: Junior Paleontologists Camp

August 3 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

August 13 – Reptile and Bird Day: Dinosaur Discovery Day (Saturday) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Come on over to Dinosaur Ridge today to see live birds and reptiles! We’ll be celebrating the relationships between these groups of animals with special guests like the Denver Zoo, Wild Wings Environmental Education, and many more! We’ll also have hands-on dinosaur stations at the Visitor Center and scientists along our trail to teach about the fossil footprints, bones, and the local geology to visitors. Contact: Erin LaCount – tours@dinoridge.org

September 7 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

September 10-18 – Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show. Dinosaur Ridge will have a large booth partnering with our friends at PaleoBond and Dinosaur Brokers during this show! Come see some neat replica skeletons, dig in a dig box for real fossils and gems, and perhaps take a dinosaur friend home with you from our Gift Shop booth!

September 16-18 – Denver Gem and Mineral Show (48th Annual) Dinosaur Ridge will have a large educational booth at this gem show with fun dig boxes, hands-on activities, and neat replica fossils to see and touch! Come check us out! Dinosaur replica fossils for sale (pending approval – information subject to change).

October 5 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

October 8 – Girl Scout Day: Dinosaur Discovery Day (Saturday) 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Girl Scout registration information coming in 2016 through the scouts. This event is for all scout levels in Girl Scouts. Stations, booths, volunteers, and partners will be here on this date to help scouts earn requirements for many nature, history, careers, and household patch requirements. More information coming soon. Contact: Tom Moklestad - Tom_Moklestad@dinoridge.org

November 2 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

November 24 - Thanksgiving Day - CLOSED

December 3 – Holiday Ornament Decorating Party (Saturday) 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Come on out to Dinosaur Ridge to decorate some ornaments for the holidays! Several stations will be set up in the exhibit area (free admission during event) to paint dinosaur footprint ornaments, decorate gingerbread T. rexes, and paint with glue and glitter to create dinosaur masterpieces that can hang from the tree or sit on the mantle! FREE EVENT. Contact: Erin LaCount – tours@dinoridge.org

December 7 - TriceraTOTS (Wednesday) 10 a.m. A story-time and craft program geared toward 2-5 year old kids. Siblings welcome! $5 per child non-member, $3/child member, adults free. RSVP with Erin LaCount at tours@dinoridge.org (or send us a message on our Facebook Page.) NOTE: This event will now take place at the new Discovery Center located at 17681 W Alameda Pkwy, Golden, CO 80402 - Red Rocks Entrance #1.

December 25 - Christmas Day - CLOSED

January 1, 2017 - New Years Day - CLOSED

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