SUGGESTIONS FOR THE WEEKEND: A terrific night at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Go batty over nocturnal animals on Halloween at Bats and Other Creatures of the Night this Saturday, October 31

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Bats and Other Creatures of the Night – Celebrate Halloween with special activities about bats and other nocturnal animals, including hands-on games, live animals, crafts, and more. Sponsored by Kalmar Investments.

**See live owls and other nocturnal animals.

**View bat specimens from the museum’s collection.

**Discover nocturnal animal habitats such as trees, caves, and burrows on magnetic activity boards.

**Make origami bats and feathery owl masks to take home.

**Watch an original 15-minute puppet show.

**Step inside a giant portrait board to pose as a bat or owl.

**Discover the truth about bats with expert Tonyea Mead and learn about the white-nose syndrome affecting Delaware’s bat population.

Delaware Museum of Natural History is at 4840 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE

The event will be held on Saturday, October 31, 2009 since 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

ADMISSION: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $8 for children (3-17), free for children 2 and younger. Discount of $1 off for visitors in Halloween costumes. Discounts for museum members.

MORE INFO: For more information, visit www.delmnh.org or call 302-658-9111.