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Events

  • Junior Scientist Workshop Series: When Did Dinos Rule the World?

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    We are fascinated by fossils, but what do they say about how times have changed? They tell a tale as old as time — deep time, that is!

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  • Academy Town Square Presents: Flooding in Philadelphia's Eastwick Community

    Saturday, October 16, 2021

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM

    This is an online event that will be hosted on zoom.

    • Everyone

    The recent passage of Hurricane Ida, and Tropical Storm Isaias before it, reminded us of the physical vulnerability of the Greater Philadelphia region to extreme precipitation.

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  • Drawn to Dinosaurs: Paleopalooza Edition

    Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM

    This a live virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Whether you are a beginning artist, experienced sketcher or just a lover of dinosaurs, you are invited to join us for a dino drawing opportunity led by renowned paleo-artist Jason C. Poole.

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  • Paleo Playdate: October 20

    Wednesday, October 20, 2021

    10:15 AM-11:00 AM

    1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling curious kiddos! Grab your favorite plastic dinosaur, stuffed animal or toy bug and join us at the Academy for a playful preschool party.

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  • A Shaker of Science: Paleontology in the Field

    Thursday, October 21, 2021

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    This is a live virtual event that will be hosted on Zoom.

    • Everyone

    Ever wonder what it is like to excavate fossils in the field and how you can do this yourself one day?

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