AUGUSTA — The Maine State Museum’s Nature Discovery Day Saturday, April
25, will feature natural history educator Tony Sohns (“The Bug Man”)
and museum curators David and Paula Work.
Admission to the museum will be free all day.
A
popular exhibitor at the museum’s annual Bug Maineia, Sohns will return
with two fun and engaging live animal programs. At 11 a.m., he will
present “Life on Earth” and at 1 p.m., he will talk about “Maine
Amphibians.”
“Tony is a great storyteller and with his live creatures, holds
visitors spellbound while sharing fascinating information,” said Joanna
Torow, chief educator at the museum. Sohns presents nature programs to
groups all over the state, while helping to run his family’s business,
The Rock and Art Shop, in Ellsworth.
From noon to 4 p.m., David and Paula Work will set up their Curators
Corner, when museum visitors can bring in rocks, fungi and other
favorite natural objects. The two will help identify the objects as
well as provide fun facts and information.
The Maine State Museum, which will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is adjacent to the State House.


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