The 47th Annual Galaxy of Gems Expo is Sat/Sun, November 19-20 at Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard. Hours are 10am to 5pm Sat and 10am to 4pm Sun.. Free admission, parking and hourly door prizes! www.oxnardgem.com
Great event to bring the kids too, with 70 displays= cases and activities geared towards educations students about earth sciences.
Each child will receive a free polished rock.
Take part in the National Park Service Paleontologist Junior Ranch Program (Ages 5-12). OGMS is an official National Park Service Partner.
“Pebble Pub”, a fun quiz for the kids to fill out, is based on our displays.
Dino Discovery - Collect 36 different free Dinosaur Trading Cards.
A scout badge requirement, “Make A Fossil” is one of our many activities.
Dino Dig! Choose a fist size “rock” and dig out one of 12 different Dinos!
Games and crafts for kids.
Feed Fred - Bean Bag Toss Game
Teachers with their Teacher ID will receive Earth Science Posters and material to display in their classrooms. By the way, teachers come early, we only have limited quantities.