Carnegie Museum of Natural History Announces Upcoming Events | Local

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh is hosting a number of family and adult-only events at the museum in the coming weeks.

n Revenge of the Fifth: Star Wars Trivia Night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5. Compete with other “Star Wars” moviegoers for the top prize, a visit to the museum’s Vertebrate Paleontology Collection to view real Diplodocus fossils with the museum’s leading dinosaur researcher.

n Super Science Saturday: Poo, guts and butts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, May 14. Take a closer look at guts and digestion in the animal kingdom. Learn how scientists analyze feces to understand animal health, hone your wildlife tracking skills by exploring the science of feces identification, and have fun searching for seeds, fruits, mushrooms, minerals and ass-shaped fossils in this family activity.

n Nature Crawl from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, June 10. Join museum staff for a self-guided exploration for ages 21+ through selected exhibits. Enjoy walk-in style activities including talks with scientific experts, tours, animal encounters and more.

n Science Friday presents Cephalopod Movie Night on Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m., doors opening at 6 p.m. Guests can watch short science documentaries, hear from cephalopod researchers and other experts, and have the chance to ask special guests questions on the high seas.

For tickets and more information, visit carnegiemnh.org or call 412-622-3131.

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