FAIRFIELD — L.C. Bates Museum has scheduled the following October events:

* National Fossil Day will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the museum. Participants can examine fossils and visit the life-sized model of a Tyrannosaurus Rex skull.

* An extreme animals program is set for 1-3 p.m. Monday. Individuals can tour the museum to find and learn about the extreme animals. The creatures push the limits of eyesight, color or size.

* A new Night at the Museum program will focus on Maine minerals from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Participants can learn about the rocks and minerals found in Maine.

* A Halloween program will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Participants can explore creepy crawly creatures of the night.

* The museum will present it’s popular Animal Tricks and Treats about the animal tricks of survival with a Halloween twist from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30.

* The winter program is scheduled from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12. The program will cover how animals get ready for a chilly Maine winter.

* Weekly children’s programs begin at 10 a.m. Saturdays. The programs include: Archaeology Explorations, Oct. 8; Leaf Printing, Oct. 15; Birds Traveling- Migration, Oct. 22; and Scary and Creepy Animals, Oct. 29.

For more information, call 238-4250 or email [email protected]

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