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Upcoming Events

December

December 18
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Voces Dei – A Christmas Music Celebration
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Texas Pecos Trail, Norma J. McGrew, & Mr. & Mrs. Max Wright

December 24 & 25
Merry Christmas!
The Museum will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

January

January 1
Happy New Year!
The Museum will be closed on New Year’s Day.

January 15
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Babcock
UTPB Retrospective Overview – Humanities in the Boom & Bust Cycles in the Petroleum Industry
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee & Norma J. McGrew

January 24
Family Science Night
Powered by Science
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

February

February 5
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

February 19
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
“Geological History of Earth” Documentary
44-minute film
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee & Norma J. McGrew

February 19
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

March

March 5
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

March 7
Discovering Hidden Treasures
Learn about the process of vintage jewel and gem appraisals. Bring your own “treasures” for a brief consultation and hear from gemologist appraiser, Thomas Elliott.
Thomas B. Elliott, GJG, GIA, Catalyst Gems
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Free ticketed event. Call for reservations or go online to www.pbpetro.org.

March 18
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

March 19
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Tumbleweed Smith
Renovation of Big Spring’s Namesake
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee & Norma J. McGrew

March 19
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

March 25
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

April

April 1
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

April 2
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

April 8
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

April 9
Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: Dr. Robert Hazen
Where Minerals and Biology Collide
7:00 pm
Free ticketed event.  Call for reservations or go online to www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Abell-Hanger Foundation

April 15
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

April 16
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Mark Lancaster
EcoVapor Recovery Systems
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsors: Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee & Norma J. McGrew

April 16
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Anadarko Petroleum Corp.

April 21
Happy Easter!
The Museum will be closed on Easter Sunday.

April 22
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register online, visit www.pbpetro.org.
Sponsor: Occidental Petroleum Corporation

April 25
Family Science Night
Oceans
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

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