Wednesday, September 15, 2010

September 2010 - Fossil Frenzy Set for Port Discover’s Toddler Time

Contacts: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, | Jessica Faulkingham, 252-338-6117,
Fossil Frenzy Set for Port Discover’s Toddler Time, Thursday, September 16

Elizabeth City, NC — Preschoolers are invited to a Fossil Frenzy at Port Discover’s Toddler Time, Thursday, September 16 at 10:00 am. Young scientists will learn all about fossils…from dinosaurs to shark teeth. The young explorers will discover how fossils are made and what clues they leave for us. Each child will make their own fossil print.

Toddler Time is a science program just for preschoolers, ages 3 – 5. Cost for the program is $5 per family and reservations are required. Parents or guardians must accompany the child.

Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street, Elizabeth City. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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