Another birthday for elasmosaur

This Saturday, the Courtenay Museum invites the community to a birthday party.

BIRTHDAYS KEEP COMING for the elasmosaur in the Courtenay Museum. He invites you to his free birthday party this Saturday.

BIRTHDAYS KEEP COMING for the elasmosaur in the Courtenay Museum. He invites you to his free birthday party this Saturday.

This Saturday, the Courtenay Museum invites the community to a birthday party.

This year marks 25 years since the discovery of the elasmosaur fossil in the Puntledge River.

Fun activities, cake, cookies and juice make for a great celebration of discovery. Elasmosaur discoverers Mike and Heather Trask will be on hand to retell their story. A visit from the elasmosaur mascot is also in the plans.

A new discovery this summer of some fossil bones in the Puntledge River will be also be unveiled that day.

A great time to be had by all. If you haven’t been to museum lately, you might just be in for a big surprise.

Party time is 11 a.m. till 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited, Please support your local museum; admission is by donation.

Your donations are greatly appreciated and help support ongoing programs. The museum is located at 207 Fourth St. in the old post office building.

For more information, contact the museum at 250-334-0686 or courtenaymuseum.ca.

— Courtenay and district Museum