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People looking at furs and other nature artifacts at an event.
Families are welcome for exhibits, guided trail walks, nature craft and a campfire when the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center hosts HOWLoween 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, at 4750 Troost Ave. in Kansas City.

MDC offers HOWLoween fun Oct. 14 at Discovery Center

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Kansas City
Sep 30, 2016

 Kansas City, Mo. – Ah, the mysteries of trails and creatures when sunset darkens the October sky and the autumn moon rises. Celebrate nature’s fun creatures, sights and sounds on a fall evening at HOWLoween, as the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) staff at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center turns the outdoor garden into a Wild Side Walk 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 14.

This free event offers fun and treats for all ages. Kids will have a HOWLing good time exploring nature stations such as Track or Treat, the Bone Yard and the Bat Cave. Staff and volunteers will host varied activities along trails throughout Discovery Center’s prairie, woodland and wetland areas. The family fun will include some fireside treats and acoustic music.

The Gorman Discovery Center at 4750 Troost Ave. is just a few blocks east of the Country Club Plaza. MDC connects people with nature in the heart of Kansas City. Visitors can look at indoor nature exhibits and then step outside in our large native plant garden for HOWLoween fun.

For more information, call 816-759-7300, or send email to Visit us on the web at

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