Category: Blog

Penn Dixie 2019 Budget Remarks

Penn Dixie staff attended the Erie County Budget Hearing held on November 19, 2018 to brief the legislature on the organization and advocate for funding in 2019. Below are the prepared remarks. The above video clip was recorded from Spectrum News on the following…

December 13: Holiday Math Craft Café

Hexaflexagons and Hexaflexamexican Food With Biologist Elizabeth Schiavoni, MS Thursday December 13, 6 pm at the Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, West Room Flexagons are flat paper models used for visualizing geometric patterns. They were discovered by teenager, Arthur H. Stone, and popularized…

Membership Gift Pack

Give the gift of science! Our Membership Gift Pack includes one year of family membership, a custom gift box, and all sorts of Penn Dixie goodies for new and returning fossil hunters. The gift pack is available for $59 and includes FREE shipping. Please allow 1-2 weeks…

January 20: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bundle up! You’re invited to a special offsite viewing of the Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday January 20, 2019. No viewing glasses needed! Beginning at 9:30 pm, join us for a night of astronomy programs in the Gateway Building located at 3556 Lakeshore Rd. in Blasdell (14219). Outside, our astronomers…

August 25: VIP Visit

Update: Download Mr. Butt’s documentation on the Centre for Himalayan Geology in PDF format. Penn Dixie has just learned that a surprise guest will join us at our attempt to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the World’s Largest Fossil Dig on Saturday August…