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Dinomite Dinosaur Days & Exhibit Closing

Visit your favorite prehistoric friends before they leave Port Discovery!

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Visit us on Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 for Dinomite Dinosaur Days and the closing of the temporary Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit. Enjoy a Paleo-Expedition as you are guided through a dino-themed story time; participate in a Tiny Dino Dig while engaging in creative, interactive play; and learn how to dance like a dinosaur in Dino-cize! Practice your game show skills and test your dinosaur knowledge in our I Know Dino Game Show! and tap into your inner creative as your make-and-take DinosART paper dinosaurs home!

Activities on Saturday, September 8 Include:

  • 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Meet Paleontologist Dr. Godfrey – and learn about the field of paleontology!
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Create a dino-themed masterpiece in DinosART.
  • 10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Get creative during a Tiny Dino Dig and use sensory-based activities to build landscapes.
  • 11:00 AM: Enjoy reading, dancing and singing in a dinosaur-themed Circle Time.
  • 11:00 AM & 11:30 AM: Sing, dance, and go on an adventure with Pam the Kindersinger: Back to School!
  • 11:30 AM:  Learn early literacy skills in Mother Goose on the Loose®
  • 12:00 – 1:30 PM: Use your imagination to dream up a magical creature - and then become whatever your mind desires thanks to facepainting from Landre SFX.
  • 1:00 PM & 1:30 PM: Join us for yoga for little ones during Magical Mats.
  • 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM: Use your game show skills to show off your dinosaur knowledge in our Show What You Dino-Know! game show!
  • 2:00 PM: Dance like a dinosaur – and learn fun facts -  during our Dino Dance Party!

Activities on Sunday, September 9 Include:

  • Noon – 3:00 PM: Meet Paleontologist Dr. Godfrey – and learn about the field of paleontology!
  • 1:00 PM:  Watch your child's imagination come to life, as they get involved in the story as they embark on a Paleo-Expedition.
  • 1:30 PM: Build early literacy skills in Mother Goose on the Loose®
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Create a dino-themed masterpiece in DinosART.
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Get hands-on during a Tiny Dino Dig and use sensory-based activities to build landscapes.

In addition to interactive programs, visitors are welcomed to explore dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes in the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire & Ice™ exhibit. Featuring a variety of activities and environments, the exhibit features:

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Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government.

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