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Saturday Discovery Days

All ages can enjoy a fun-filled hour learning about a different topic in nature each month. Offered every Saturday of the year, each month a different theme.

Earth Rocks!

Schedule & Fees
Date Saturdays
Time: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm & 2:00- 3:00 pm
Fee: $3 for children, $3 adults

Spring 2017 Schedule:
  • April- Earth Rocks! Explore the sparkling, dazzling, glowing, world of geology and learn how much Earth really rocks! Come any April 1st, 8th, or 29th from 11-12 or 2-3 and see the amazing world rock show collection at Quinta Mazatlan. Go back in time with ancient ammonites, trilobites, and fozzilized dung! Use microscopes to get a closer look at sands, volcanic ash, and minerals. Find out which rocks glow in the dark. Bust a rock open to take home to add to your rock collection! Price $3 including admission.

  • May- Wildflower Power! Wildflower show; The science of flowers; How to Dry flowers; Make a "wildflower seed-bomb".

Summer 2017 Schedule:
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Contact Us
Quinta Mazatlan

600 Sunset Drive
McAllen, TX 78504

(956) 681-3370

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