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Famous Fossils From The Garden State

Saturday, July 1

Super Stars of Science

Learn about 9 past residents of New Jersey: Hadrosaurus, Dryptosaurus, Wooly Mammoth, Mastodons, Icarosaurus, Stromatolites, Mosasaursm Plesiosaurs, and Megalodon. Everyone will be able to touch and hold fossils (bones, teeth, poop, and more)! Visit his booth to search for your own fossils that you can take home!

Special Presentation Times
20 minute presentation about famous fossils from the Garden State
11:30, 1:15, 3:30


What Marc Rogoff - Super Stars of Science
Where Field Station Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, July 1 10:00a-6:00pm




Dustin Growick

Saturday, July 8

Super Stars of Science

Join Dustin Growick, Team Lead for Science at Museum Hack and the host of the YouTube series The Dinosaur Show, for an interactive round of family-friendly dinosaur trivia and fun photo challenges. Lend your hand in our collaboration to make a giant piece of T. rex paleoart, and walk away with some great dino-prizes!

Times for the workshops of family-friendly fun will be announced soon!
 

What Interactive Family-Friendly Dinosaur Fun
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, July 8 10:00am-6:00pm
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com




Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone

Saturday, July 15

Super Stars of Science

 


Children are natural scientists, drawn to wonder, exploration, discovery, and analysis. The hands-on activities will empower children to question, experiment, and develop abstract reasoning skills. Four different workshop times throughout the day provide children that hand's on experience by dissecting owl pellets. They'll learn about bones, food web of owls, and discover new things!

Workshop times: to be announced

ABOUT LEONISA's BOOK
Science---Not Just for Scientists!
gives you simple ideas to open up the world of discovery to young children. Through open-ended explorations, you will discover how to cultivate children's natural curiosity by asking simple questions; How? When? Where? And the most famous of all children's questions: Why? Children will explore patterns, cause and effect, size and scale, change and growth, energy, and how things work. Easy to follow, step-by-step activities lead children and their caregivers through a new world of discovery. You can find them in our gift shop today!


What Dissecting Owl Pellets
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, July 15 10:00am-6pm

For more information About Dr. Ardizzone


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Geological History with Doc Rock

Saturday, July 22

Super Stars of Science

Renowned Geologist "Doc Rock" Dr. Louis Detofsky will be at the Field Station presenting on the geological history of New Jersey. Turns out, we're situated atop a geological gold mine... so to speak.

Presentation times to be announced

What Geological History of New Jersey
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area,

Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, July 22 10:00am - 6:00pm


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Dino Don

Saturday, July 29

Super Stars of Science

Meet a "bone-afied" dinosaur expert on Saturday, July 29th.

Don Lessem has acted as scientific adviser to Jurassic Park, Dinosaur, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. He has hosted Discovery Channel and NOVA documentaries on dinosaurs and is a television and radio commentator on paleontology.

In addition to serving as a scientific journalist for renown publications such as the Boston Globe  Life, The New York Times, and Smithsonian Magazine, Lessem has also authored children's books on extinct animals and endangered species. For a decade, he wrote a monthly column in Highlights Magazine through which he answered more than 10,000 letters from children on the subject of dinosaurs.

Time of presentations to be announced soon

What Dino Don, Jurassic Park Official Dinosaur Adviser
Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, July 29th 10:00am-6:00pm





The Wild Life's "Bat Man"

Saturday, August 5

Super Stars of Science

We are excited to welcome New Jersey's "Bat Man," Joe D'Angeli from The Wild Life! Conversation and Education Center located in Ridgefield Park, NJ to our Dinosaur park! Come learn about Bats and other mammals through exciting displays and presentations.

What The Wild Life's "Bat Man"
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, August 5 10:00am-6:00pm
For more information www.njbatman.com/home.html


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Puppetry

Saturday, August 26

Super Stars of Science

Join the world-known puppeteers of The Monkey Boys Productions Marc Petrosino and Michael Latini as we explore puppet making, puppeteering, and get a behind the scenes glance of the science of how Field Station Dinosaurs' T-Rex puppet was made. 

Time of presentations will be announced soon.

The Monkey Boys Productions have designed and created props for current Broadway productions and known for their famous SNL podium used by Melissa McCarthy.


What Puppetry Weekend at Field Station: Dinosaurs
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, August 26 10:00am - 6:00pm
For more information www.monkeyboysproductions.com/


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Dispatches from a Dinosaur Dig. BONES EVERYWHERE!

Saturday, September 2

Super Stars of Science

Bones Everywhere!
Dispatches from a Dinosaur Dig

Join Paleontologist, Jason Schein, and Field Station: Dinosaurs Executive Producer, Guy Gsell, for a family friendly, kid oriented presentation of Jason’s recent finds on his dinosaur expedition in Wyoming and Montana. “Bones Everywhere!” is a free event. Seating is limited.


What BONES EVERYWHERE! Dispatches from a Dinosaur Dig
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area,
Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, September 2 7:00pm
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com


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Dispatches from a Dinosaur Dig

Saturday, September 2

Super Star of Science

Super Stars of Science is excited to host Paleontologist, Jason Schein, as he shows off findings from his recent dig in Wyoming! Field Station: Dinosaurs' Associate Producer, Brooke Rowzee, has been going on the dinosaur digs for the past 3 years and will be joining Jason. Have a dinosaur question? Visit us today and have it answered!

 "Anyone who thinks science isn't exciting hasn't met Jason Schein," says Guy Gsell, Executive Producer at Field Station: Dinosaurs. "He is a real-life Indiana Jones with an amazing story to share."

Continue the learning and fun with the coloring book, A Dynasty of Dinosaurs written by Jason P. Schein and Illustrated by Jason Poole


What Dispatches from a Dinosaur Dig
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Saturday, September 2  12:00pm-5:00pm

Season Pass holders are invited to an exclusive Meet and Greet with Jason P. Schein in the Movie tent at 7:00pm.

For more information Dinosaur Hunting in the Rockies Brochure


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29- October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29- October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Scout Day

SCOUT DAY


Saturday, October 7th

Meet the experts in topics ranging from bugs to camping to lizards. Try out hands-on activities that are applicable to Brownie and Girl Scout Badges, Cub Scout belt loops and Boy Scout merit badges. All Scouts in uniform will earn a commemorative patch! Scout groups of 20+ save 10% on Explorer's Passes when booking in advance.

What   Scout Day
Where
Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park,  Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ

When  Saturday, October 7th, 10:00am - 5:00pm
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com/FieldTrip/scout-groups

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.

Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!


What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 29 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP.
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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Dinosaurs After Dark

 Friday and Saturday Nights
September 29 - October 28
 

Dinosaurs Just Got Scarier!

Dinosaurs After Dark is Mystery!
It's a shadowy trail along a prehistoric river where nocturnal tyrannosaurs prowl the woods in search of prey.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Danger!
It's getting caught in a velociraptor's trap, a walk-thru maze where flesh-eating dinosaurs lurk ready to pounce.

Dinosaurs After Dark is Musical!
It's a fun-filled original show where the story of dinosaurs comes to life.

Dinosaurs After Dark is the Field Station's spooky, funny and, yes, educational nighttime adventure just in time for Halloween! From September 39 - October 28, we're open late. Join us for a fun-filled night of chills, laughs and music as we explore our park by lantern light, hunt in the darkened woods for an escaped T-rex and sing our fears away with the Dinosaur Troubadour. Tickets will go on sale soon so check back often!

 

What Dinosaurs After Dark

Where Field Station: Dinosaurs, Overpeck County Park, Henry Hoebel Area, Leonia, NJ 07605
When Dinosaurs After Dark is a guided tour that starts at 7:00pm SHARP
Friday and Saturday nights starting September 29 through October 28, 2017)
For more information fieldstationdinosaurs.com

 


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