June 16, 2016
“Dinosaur Day” Scheduled at Former Governors’ Mansion State Historic Site
BISMARCK— “Dinosaur Day” has been scheduled at the Former Governors’ Mansion (FGM) on June 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants can join paleontologists from the North Dakota Geological Survey and FGM staff in creating crafts such as masks, dinosaur tails and feet, and “fuzzysaurs” with pom-poms. There will be educational activities including tracing dinosaur footprints and hands-on fossil casts, along with dinosaur-themed games such as Pin-the-Tail-on-the-Dinosaur.
Children can join in singing and movement on the lawn stage with local children’s entertainer Kittyko. Ice cream and lemonade will be available. This event is free and open to the public; young children are encouraged to attend and all children must be supervised by an adult.
The Former Governors’ Mansion, located at 320 E. Ave. B in Bismarck, is a state historic site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Summer hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. For more information about the Former Governors’ Mansion contact Johnathan Camplbell, 701.328.9528. Find out more about additional upcoming educational programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota at history.nd.gov/events or call 701.328.2666.
Johnathan Campbell, 701.328.9528
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