Bat Program at Nevada State Museum Aug. 11 PDF Print

Families are invited to explore what keeps bats from going bump in the night and other facts about nature’s winged mammals at a special Nevada State Museum program.  Discover Bats: Night Fliers of the Skies continues the museum’s Family Fun Saturdays series from 1 to 3:30 p.m. August 11.  Children will learn to use the scientific method in a friendly atmosphere while exploring the world of bats. Participants study which bats live in Nevada, how they use sound to locate food and where they live in nearby neighborhoods.

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In groups of eight, guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a 30-minute art or science activity best suited for children ages 6-11. Hosted in the museum’s natural history discovery lab at 600 N. Carson St., the event is free for museum members and children 17 and under. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Adult tickets are $8 and available at the admissions desk. For more information, call 687-4810 ext. 237or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .