1 p.m. Wednesday, August 1 • Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Ave. • Free • 625-4270, www.gcpld.org Birds of prey at the library! Join them at the Rifle Branch Library at the HawkQuest program! This one-hour program includes a Bald or Golden Eagle, an owl, a falcon, and a free-flying hawk. Participants will learn about the importance of different raptor species, their specially-adapted tools, and their role in our ecosystems. In this participatory program, everyone will be able to observe the unique tools of the owl, the incredible talons and six-foot wingspan of the eagle, the aerodynamic features of the falcon, and the precision flying of the hawk. Call 625-3471 for more information about this Discover Earth event. Discover Earth: A Century of Change, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the National Girls Collaborative Project. Discover Earth is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
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