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National Parks Store Events
October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
The National Parks Store is operated by Western National Parks Association, a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service. To register, call 520-622-6014.
Through October 31 from 10 AM–5 PM daily
Our special exhibit of conservation photography from The Biodiversity Group shows the fascinating world of the snakes, lizards, and tortoises in Saguaro National Park West.
Laughing Skulls and Dancing Skeletons: Day of the Dead Folk Art
Wednesday, October 18 at 12 PM only
Laughing skulls and dancing skeletons are some of the most iconic and vivid images associated with the Day of the Dead. Learn more about the traditions and artwork surrounding this holiday in this presentation by Stevie Mack.
Dolls of Arizona
Saturday, October 21 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Gayle Castañeda, founder and director of The Castañeda Museum of Ethnic Costume, presents stunning Native American dolls made by members of several tribes in Arizona.
Jaguars, the Border Wall, and Wildlife Migration
Wednesday, October 25 at 12 PM & 2 PM
Diana Hadley of the Northern Jaguar Project (NJP) explains how the US–Mexico border wall impacts migratory patterns of jaguars, ocelots, and other endangered and threatened species in this presentation.
Hidden Worlds—Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Thursday, October 12, 19, 26 at 11 AM only
Wondrous caverns, ancient stalactites, flowering cacti, and desert wildlife: treasures above and below ground are captured in the unforgettable journey of Hidden Worlds—Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Runtime: 16 minutes
The Antiquities Act of 1906
Saturday, October 28 at 12 PM & 2 PM
The Antiquities Act of 1906 has been used to create 177 new national monuments since its passage. Join George and Donna Hartz for a presentation about the history of this act and the controversies surrounding it today.
Parks in Focus Photography
November 1–30 from 10 AM–5 PM each day
See national parks through the lens of youth with this Kiva Room Exhibit featuring photography by the children of the Udall Foundation’s Parks in Focus program. No reservation required.
This holiday season, give a child the gift of discovery. On November 28, WNPA will participate in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving following Black Friday. WNPA’s goal is to raise $8,000 to help 8,000 children become Junior Rangers! Stay tuned to WNPA’s social media channels for more details.
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