If you're not afraid of things that go bump in the night, an adults-only sleepover at the American Museum of Natural History may be for you.
The New York City museum will have its first-ever sleepover adventure for adults 21 years old and up on Aug. 1.
It's a far cry from the kiddie version.
For one thing, the charge is $325 for museum members and $375 for non-members.
A champagne reception, music and a 3-course dinner are on tap.
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Nearly 22,000 kids in New York State are in foster care. More than 1,000 of them are waiting to be adopted. But, as foster kids get older, their chances of finding a family diminish.