Weekend Nature Programs
Join us for a series of interactive and engaging educational programs about science and nature. Programs may include a presentation, outdoor exploration on our grounds, a lively discussion and a short hike and/or a hands-on activity.
- These programs are suggested for adults and families with children over the age of five.
- Admission: Museum Members: $5/Adults, $3/Children - Not-yet-Members: $8/Adults, $6/Children
- Enjoy FREE same day admission to the Wildlife Education Center after paid attendance for a Weekend Program. Pre-registration is not required.
Saturday, June 23 at 10am Outdoor DISCOVERY Center
Learn about ladybugs and how helpful they are. After a short presentation, we will release native ladybugs into the fields and gardens.
Living things from near & Far
Saturday, July 7 at 10am Outdoor DISCOVERY Center
Ever wonder which animals and plants have native roots and which ones come from far off continents? We’ll talk about native, non-native, and invasive plants and animals as we hike along our trails through fields and forests.
Sunday, July 22 at 10am Outdoor DISCOVERY Center
The weather is warm and the wildflowers are in bloom! We’ll start our morning adventure in magical Grasshopper Grove followed by a gentle stroll through charming fields full of wildflowers.
Saturday, August 4 at 10am Outdoor Discovery Center
Learn all about these flying jewels. Then take a walk to identify plants that attract them and maybe catch a glimpse of a hummingbird feeding!