New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science

Rotary Club of Albuquerque and Museum Host Annual Literacy Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 03, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT
Andrea Jacquin
505-206-9144
andrea.jacquin@state.nm.us

For Immediate Release: October 29, 2019 (Albuquerque, NM) The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is teaming up with the Rotary Club of Albuquerque for their fourth annual Literacy Event. The event is scheduled for November 3rd from noon to 3 p.m. at the Museum.

Visitors can enjoy hands-on literacy-based activities, games, puppet shows and science-related activities. Children can get a free book at the event after completing Museum activities.

“This is an exciting opportunity to support and promote literacy in our community and continues our wonderful relationship with the Rotary Club of Albuquerque,” said Margie Marino, Executive Director of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science.

Community organizations such as the Rio Rancho libraries, The Public Library (Albuquerque/Bernalillo County), Explora and Early Childhood Accountability will be participating in the event as well.

Story time at the event will be held at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The puppet shows will be at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

 

Image: photo courtesy of Caitlin Jenkins NM department of Cultural Affairs

Media Contact: Andrea Jacquin andrea.jacquin@state.nm.us, 505-206-9144

 

About the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org.

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, under the leadership of the Board of Trustees of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science. Programs and exhibits are generously supported by the New Mexico Museum of Natural History Foundation, through the generous support of donors.

Established in 1986, the mission of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science is to preserve and interpret the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits, and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning. The NMMNHS offers exhibitions, programs and workshops in Geoscience, including Paleontology and Mineralogy, Bioscience and Space Science. It is the Southwest’s largest repository for fossils and includes a Planetarium and a large format 3D DynaTheater.

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