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


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 or call 302-658-9111.