Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 10/13/2015 - 9:00am

Jesse P. Perry Arboretum Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Spend the morning in the Jesse P. Perry Arboretum with Jesse P. Perry. The arboretum features breeding pairs of nearly every tree species native to North Carolina, from the mountains to the sea. 10/14/2015 - 9:00am

A Tree’s Life

Family Program In this class we study the strategies different tree species use to: weather severe winds, pump water to their leaves, and disperse seeds. We will learn the all-important role of the cambium layer in creating the tree’s trunk and the function of xylem and phloem cells. 10/14/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/15/2015 - 10:30am

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation, Clue and Candyland, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 10/15/2015 - 6:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/17/2015 - 10:30am

Math You Can Use

Family Program In this class students will actually have fun with math by first learning a couple of easy formulas then going out in the museum to apply them. 10/21/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/22/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/24/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 10/27/2015 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/29/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/31/2015 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/05/2015 - 10:30am

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/05/2015 - 6:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 11/05/2015 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 11/07/2015 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 11/10/2015 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 11/12/2015 - 10:30am

Classical Drawing Series: Birds

Workshop or Trip Living birds move quickly, which makes it difficult to see how they’re really built. Students will study bird anatomy using the Museum’s specimens. Program is open to all skill levels. 11/12/2015 - 6:00pm

Alligator River/Outer Banks Adventure

Workshop or Trip Join us for our two-day, one-night exploration of the 154,000 acre Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in eastern North Carolina as we look for birds, Black Bear, and other wildlife. 11/13/2015 - 10:00am

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