Minerals Junior Education Day
Minerals Junior Education Day is fun and rewarding for students in grades 1-8 and their parents. They will learn about minerals, crystals, gems, and fossils. There are various starting time slots available Saturday at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology. Stations will include: gold panning, fossils, gemstone identification and more. REGISTRATION EXTENDED to April 10. (more details)
Are you ready for some football? The Blue-White Game, a great chance for football fans to get a look at the 2015 squad, is NEXT Saturday at Beaver Stadium. Admission and parking are FREE. The team blue bus arrival for the Nittany Lions will be at 12:45 p.m. at the corner of Curtin and Porter Roads. The popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 1:15-2:00 p.m. in Beaver Stadium. Gametime 4:00pm. (more info)
Banff Film Festival
The Banff Centre’s Banff Mountain Film Festival is the one of the most prestigious mountain festivals in the world. The 2014/2015 World Tour is an exhilarating and provocative exploration of the mountain world, with films highlighting exotic landscapes and remote cultures, and bringing audiences up-close and personal with adrenaline-packed action sports. Catch it at the State Theatre this weekend. (more info here)
Mammoths went extinct 1,000 years after the Egyptians finished building the Great Pyramid.