Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Hosts 10th Annual Creature Feature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 — ANN ARBOR, MICH. —

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum will come alive with animals from around the world at its annual Creature Feature event, Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. At this fundraiser, now in its 10th year, families will interact with animal experts and see uncommon animals such as owls and hawks, wallaby or kangaroo, porcupine, emu, coyotes and more.

"The Creature Feature event gains popularity each year with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum families," said Mel Drumm, executive director, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. "Adults and children enjoy that Creature Feature offers them the chance to see and even interact with animals that they may have never seen in person. Animal experts and the fun activities throughout the Museum make Creature Feature a sell-out event."

Creatures and exhibitors scheduled to appear at Creature Feature will come from The Creature Conservancy, Little Creatures Company, Toledo Zoo, Birds of Prey and Leslie Science Center.

In addition to the wild animal exhibits, hands-on activities will take place throughout the Museum. Refreshments will be served.

Ticket are $10 each and all proceeds from the event will benefit facility and exhibit enhancements taking place to celebrate the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum’s 30th anniversary. Creature Feature sells out every year and advanced ticket purchase is encouraged. Tickets are available on the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum website or by calling 734-995-5439.

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum provides more than 250 interactive exhibits that spark the imagination. The Museum is a regional destination attracting over 200,000 visitors every year. The mission of the Museum is to inspire people to discover the wonder of science, math and technology. Call 734.995.5439 for more information.

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