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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Take advantage of the Alachua County school student holiday April 12 and send the kids to “Playful Escapes” at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. students will enjoy themed activities in a safe, fun environment. Students in grades K-5 will learn about fossils, butterflies and other natural history related topics.

Students should dress for outdoor activities and bring a sack lunch. Pre-registration is required. A half day session is $25 for museum members, $30 for non-members. A full-day session is $45 for members, $50 for non-members.

For more information or to register, visit or call 352-273-2061.


Writer: Morgan Lamborn
Media contact: Paul Ramey, 352-273-2054,