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Cheryl Blackford, FOSSIL HUNTER – Virtual Launch Party!
January 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CSTFree
Calling all dinosaur and fossil lovers! Join Cheryl Blackford and your friends at Red Balloon Bookshop as we celebrate the release of Cheryl’s illustrated biographical novel for young readers, Fossil Hunter: How Mary Anning Changed the Science of Prehistoric Life! Cheryl will dig into the life of Mary Anning, one of the most influential paleontologists of all time, and share a little about her own scientific adventures.
To Attend: Pre-registration is required! You can register for the event for free, select a bundle of a free ticket and book, or can donate to help Red Balloon Bookshop keep events happening. All copies of Fossil Hunter: How Mary Anning Changed the Science of Prehistoric Life purchased for the event will include signed bookplates and may be personalized by Cheryl Blackford. Folks picking up their books at Red Balloon Bookshop will also get an ammonite fossil of their own! Registration ends at 9am CDT on Jan 29. All registered attendees will be sent the link to join the party 48 hours before the event and on the morning of the event, after ticket sales have ended.
Born in Yorkshire, England, Cheryl Blackford developed a passion for fossils and rocks when she was 13 and would later graduate with a degree in Geology. She has been fossil hunting in Lyme Regis, studied Anning artifacts and archival materials in Oxford and Bristol. This is her first biography for children. She now lives in Minnesota.
Twin Cities Event Calendar by Twin Cities Kids Club
Are you looking for family-friendly, educational, holiday-themed, and fun events to take the kids to? Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is the perfect resource for finding activities and events your entire family will love. Create precious family memories together by attending unique events designed specifically for children.
In-person, online, indoor, and outdoor events are all included on the Twin Cities Event Calendar. You’re sure to find an activity that is ideal and engaging for your family. For more information, simply click the event, and you’ll be given all of the details, including date, time, location, and cost! There is also contact information for the host for the event in case you have any burning questions.
Use the handy search feature at the top of the event calendar to search by month and keyword if you’re looking for a specific event. For example: search “toddler” to find any events specifically designed for your tiny tots.
This event calendar is updated regularly and chock full of local events and discount days from our partners. Our Twin Cities Event Calendar is free to access—you don’t have to join the discount club (but we’d love it if you did!) Whether you’re a Minnesota Native or just here for the weekend, you’ll find useful information on local events that will spice up your routine.
You can find great activities to beat the heat during the summer, like ice cream socials or a float-in movie. You can find a whole host of indoor activities in the wintertime to keep your kids happy and learning, like ballet, gymnastics, or storytime at the local library.
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