Autumn brings spectacular color across the Truckee Meadows
Autumn brings spectacular color across the Truckee Meadows

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Special Events & Programs

Saturday, February 28 from 11am-1pm ~ Beanboozled Challenge
Put your taste buds on the line! Each contestant will get 20 flavors of jelly beans -- 10 weird and wild flavors matched up with 10 look-alike tasty flavors. Is the black jelly bean Licorice, or is it Skunk Spray? Perhaps the blue bean is Toothpaste flavor, or maybe its delicious Berry Blue. You never know when you will be bamboozled by a weird flavor! Free with paid admission.

Saturday, March 7 from 11am-1pm ~ Snotty Saturday
Kids can make their own fake snot in this fun and easy craft. Free with paid admission.

Saturday, March 14 - "Death and Decay: The Art of Forensic Science"
Explore what happens to the body after death. Dr. Marin Pilloud is assistant professor of biological anthropology at the University of Nevada, Reno. She will explain the process of decomposition and what bones can reveal. This lecture contains images that may be disturbing to some audience members and is recommended for mature audiences only. $5.00 per person.

Saturday, March 21 from 11am-1pm ~ Snotty Saturday
Kids can make their own fake snot in this fun and easy craft. Free with paid admission.

Saturday, April 18 from 10am-3pm ~ Explore the Outdoors
A day full of fun, games, crafts and activities throughout Rancho San Rafael. Enjoy $6.00 admission to the May Museum's "Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body" exhibit.

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Wilbur D. May Center at
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
1595 N. Sierra,
Reno, Nevada U.S.A.
(775) 785-5961 Fax (775) 785-4707