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REF NO.: 190

SUBJECT: Father's Day Celebrations at GEO

DATE: June 18,2009

               On Sunday, June 21, the Johnson GEO CENTRE will celebrate Fathers with special programs and demonstrations. Father’s are admitted free from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., when accompanied by a child, and will receive a special discount in GEO Gifts.
               Learn firsthand how ancient stone tools were crafted, as special guest Tim Rast of Elfshot demonstrates the art of flintknapping. Demonstrations will run from 1-4 p.m.
               GEO staff will teach you how to pan for gold in our pioneer camp, which is on-going throughout the day. Catch gold fever and see if you have what it takes to strike it rich.
               Learn more about the Newfoundland offshore, and the geological foundations of our oil and gas industry when you join our GEO staff for tours of the ExxonMobil Oil and Gas Gallery.
               Enjoy the NOVA special Tsunami: The Wave That Shook The World throughout the day in our Earth and Space Auditorium.

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For more information, please contact Keith Moore, Johnson GEO CENTRE, at 737-7886 or keith.moore@geocentre.ca.

 

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