Dino Dates to Shuttle Launches: Your 5 MacKID Event Picks This Week

All your family fun May 31-June 7

By Macaroni KID May 30, 2023

1. Celebrate International Dino Day

What better way to celebrate International Dino Day than with the Dino Trainers and Park Rangers of Jurassic Quest! They will host their third annual Great Big Dino Playdate including two Dino Storytimes, Dino Facts Session, Dino Show & Tell, and more! The best part? These virtual events are all FREE!

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2. Celebrate Black Birders Week

Black Birders Week began in 2020 to celebrate Black nature enthusiasts and increase the visibility of Black birders. You're invited to celebrate Black Birders Week by joining the Smithsonian and the African American History and Culture Museum for a free virtual program about migratory birds. Participants will also get to know the migratory birds from the newly reopened Bird House at the Smithsonian National Zoo. 

3. Participate in NASA’s SpaceX Resupply Mission Launch

NASA's 28th SpaceX Commercial Resupply Mission is launching, and you're invited! Be a virtual guest for the live launch to the International Space Station.

4. If You Please: What’s the Buzz about Bees?

Come along with National Geographic Explorer and entomologist Samuel Ramsey in this free virtual event as he buzzes around the world studying bees in order to understand how pollinator pandemics start – and how they can be stopped.

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5. Waddle Along With A Penguin Story & Puppet Craft

Join in a special virtual reading And Tango Makes Three, the story of two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo who adopt a penguin egg to create their own special family. This New York Historical Society Museum & Library free class also includes a craft to do after the story. 

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