leisure 10.24.12

Join us Saturday for a Festive Day of Activities
at American Museum of Natural History

Celebrating Theodore Roosevelt!
(Dedicated Email)

The American Museum of Natural History reopens its Theodore Roosevelt Memorial and Hall of North American Mammals this Saturday, October 27. The memorial includes a new exhibition that highlights Roosevelt's journey from budding naturalist to Conservation President.

Join us for a festive day of activities as we launch a year of programs to inspire the naturalist in everyone:

Discover artifacts and dioramas connected to Theodore Roosevelt on free guided tours of the Museum

See live-animal presentations featuring hawks, falcons, and owls led by experts from the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center

Explore birds of Central Park on walks with knowledgeable guides

Bring in your feathers, bones, and plants to share with Museum ornithologists, mammalogists, and botanists at a special edition of Identification Day

Find out how to join iNaturalist, a social network for naturalists to share observations and to learn about biodiversity

Watch special performances by the Central Park Zoo's Wildlife Theater

Try hands-on activities such as leaf-printing, start a nature journal, or attend a poetry workshop

Enjoy musical performances by ragtime pianist Terry Waldo and more



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