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. 
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Ladybug Release  
    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!