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THIS WEEK: SEPT. 4 to 10, 2009

Dino Nation! An “Isaiah’s Corner” based on the current exhibit “Ancient Microworlds.” Explore fossils, rocks and dinosaurs using hands-on activities. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Today and Monday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 346-7186.

Saturday Storytime, with coloring and books of “Nursery Rhymes.” Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Booksellers, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Saturday at 11 a.m. 208-4700.

Magnificent Monarchs, a “Just for Kids” session to learn about the monarch butterfly. Included: an outdoors butterfly hunt and a make-and-take craft. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. Saturday at 1 p.m. Free. Registration: 403-2006.

Preschool Picnic and Story, a picnic with the park naturalist followed by a story and short hike. For ages 3 to 5. Meet at the bird-feeding area. Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. Saturday at noon. 696-9105.

Family Scavenger Hunt. Nescopeck State Park, 1137 Honey Hole Road, Drums. Sunday at 1 p.m. Free. 403-2006.

Frog Fun. Learn about frogs, listen to a frog story and meet a live frog during this program for ages 3 to 5. Campground Amphitheater, Frances Slocum State Park, 565 Mount Olivet Road, Kingston Township. Sunday at 4 p.m. 696-9105.

Dinosaur Yoga, with yoga instructor Melissa Russo. Presented by the Early Explorations program designed to develop pre-literacy skills through drama, art and music in pre-kindergarten children. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Wednesday at 2 p.m. Free. Registration: 346-7186.

Youth 4Art, an after-school program of arts activities for 5th through 8th grades, sponsored by Lackawanna County’s Arts Engage Initiative. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Thursdays and Fridays through Sept. 25, from 3 to 5 p.m. Registration: 346-7186.

Farmers Market Storytime, stories and coloring contests. Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Bookstore, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Thursdays through Nov. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. 208-4700.

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