Children can meet “Dinosaur George” Blasing a self taught paleontologist and animal behaviorist with 35 years of experience, Thursday evening, August 5th, 7:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. indoors at Quinta Mazatlan, the McAllen Wing of the World Birding Center.

Dinosaur George will bring a large collection of skulls, teeth, claws and bones to Quinta Mazatlan for his presentation to children and adults. He co-created, wrote and hosted a 12-part series for the History Channel called “Jurassic Fight Club” and is currently involved in the creation of a traveling dinosaur exhibit, scheduled to travel throughout North America. Dinosaur George is a highly respected and sought after public figure who shares his love of “all things prehistoric” with throngs of enthusiastic fans.

Thursday Evening Explorations is hosted by Quinta Mazatlan, City of McAllen Parks and Recreation Department. The series is generously sponsored by Freels Orthodontics every Thursday evening through August 19th.

The program fee is $2 for adults and $1 for children and seniors. Quinta Mazatlan is located at 600 Sunset Drive in McAllen, one block south of La Plaza Mall on 10th Street, east of the McAllen Grand Plaza Hotel. For more information contact Quinta Mazatlan at (956) 681-3370 or visit to check out other summer programs including Nature Discovery Camps and Kids Trail Adventures.