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Premiere paleontologist discussing dinosaurs at Fortnightly

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the Haddon Fortnightly will host paleontologist Dr. Kenneth Lacovara.

The Haddon Fortnightly presents premiere paleontologist, Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, for a lecture and signing of his new book “Why Dinosaurs Matter.”

On Saturday, Oct. 14 at 3:00 p.m., the Fortnightly will host Dr. Lacovara for a lively discussion of his theories on the importance of studying our past in order to better understand our present and future. Since the talk will take place as part of Haddonfield Fall Festival, Lacovara will tie his discussion into the local passion for dinosaurs in Haddonfield.

Lacovara is currently a professor at Rowan University, where he is heading up the exciting work at Edelman Fossil Park in Mantua. He is author of a very popular TED Talk and has been or will soon be featured on Radio Times, Science Friday and NOVA as well as other regional, national and international programs. The program is appropriate for all ages. Books will be provided in cooperation with Inkwood Bookstore of Haddonfield.

Admission prices in advance are as follows:

  • $12 Lecture only
  • $25 Lecture for one, plus signed book
  • $35 Lecture for two, plus one signed book

Admission will be slightly higher at the door. Those purchasing the book at the event will have first access during book signing.

For more information please contact at Marie DiMatties (856)428–9290 or via email at medimatties@gmail.com.

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