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Family Programs Discovery Room The Discovery Room is now on its school-year schedule. Passes for 40-minute sessions are available at the entrance. Through July 1, 2020 Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In Sessions in the Sackler Educational Lab Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution. Saturdays and Sundays Member Programs Take Flight: Evening Owl Encounter and Reception Join us for an intimate evening owl encounter with Zoologist Jarod Miller. Friday, November 1, 2019 Lectures and Talks SciChat: Exploring the Deep Sea Join Mercer Brugler, a deep-sea evolutionary biologist that uses DNA to reveal new species of black coral. Saturday, November 2, 2019 Festivals Day of the Dead Celebrate Día de Muertos in this family-friendly, full-day festival featuring altars dedicated to extinct animal species. Saturday, November 2, 2019 Member Programs Animal Encounter: Owls with Jarod Miller Join Zoologist Jarod Miller for this unforgettable presentation featuring owls from around the world! Saturday, November 2, 2019 Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: The First Seconds of the Universe Dan Hooper explores what scientists know about the very first seconds - and fractions of a second - after the Big Bang. Monday, November 4, 2019 Science Socials SciCafe: Climate Change and Rising Sea Levels Paleoclimatologist Maureen Raymo on evidence for climate change, and how ice sheets and sea level changed in the past. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 After-Hours Programs Sleepover: A Night at the Museum Spend an unforgettable night at the Museum. Bring a sleeping bag and a pillow - plus a flashlight to explore! Friday, November 8, 2019 | Sold Out Lectures and Talks Past Earthquakes, Present Hazards How do scientists understand earthquakes that occurred in the distant past? Geophysicist Susan Hough will explain. Tuesday, November 12, 2019 After-Hours Programs Sleepover: A Night at the Museum Spend an unforgettable night at the Museum. Bring a sleeping bag and a pillow - plus a flashlight to explore! Friday, November 15, 2019 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Traveling the Neighborhood Explore the worlds within our local galactic neighborhood with presenters Brian Levine and Jana Grcevich. Tuesday, November 26, 2019