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Education Date Book

October 29, 2000


Children's Author Series--Come hear Michelle Markel, author of "Cornhusk, Silk and Wishbones: a Book of Dolls From Around the World" and "Gracias, Rosa," 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Eagle Rock Branch Library, 5027 Caspar Ave. (323) 258-8078.

* Listen to Ann Paul, author of "All By Herself" and "Everything to Spend the Night," 4 p.m. Nov. 29, Venice Branch Library, 501 S. Venice Blvd. (310) 821-1769.

The World of Dinosaurs--View a life-sized cast of Sue, the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever discovered. Visitors can touch casts of Sue's 12-inch-long teeth, experience the world of dinosaurs and learn how fossils are cleaned and prepared. Nov. 18-April 23, Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd. Admission is $8 for adults, $2 for children 5 through 12 and children under 5 free. Information: (213) 763-3466 and

Saturday Gallery Experiences--Save the first Saturday of each month for a family visit to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Enjoy art-making, storytelling and a gallery tour. A listing of the day's activities is available on the plaza. Noon to 4 p.m. at the museum, 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Activities are free for members and included in admission fee for others. Information: (323) 857-6512 and http://www.lacma.orglacma.asp.


Compiled by MALOY MOORE / Los Angeles Times

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