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10:00 am

Science, All Ages

October 16

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ferret Feeding

Visit with FCMoD’s very own live black-footed ferrets, the most endangered mammal in North America!

Join us in the Natural Areas Exhibit to learn about the conservation work being done to return black-footed ferrets to the wild, from the national captive breeding program to new advances in cloning. Meet the different ferrets that live at FCMoD, and watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Who knows, you just might become BFFs with our BFFs!

Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.

10:30 am

Theater, Kids

October 16

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$2 – $4

Dome Show: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu, for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

11:15 am

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

October 16

11:15 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

Dome Show: Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

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