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Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/31/2014 - 10:30am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 07/31/2014 - 11:00am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Frogs and Toads

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 07/31/2014 - 5:30pm

World in a Bottle

Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind terrariums and learn how to make your very own. We’ll begin with a brief presentation, and then you’ll create a small terrarium to take home! 07/31/2014 - 6:00pm

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 08/01/2014 - 11:00am

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 08/02/2014 - 9:00am

Rainforest Adventure: Scout Discount Day

Event Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their guests will be eligible for the discounted group rate of $4 per person for entry to the Rainforest Adventure special exhibition. 08/02/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 08/02/2014 - 10:30am

Green Builders

Summer Camp Ever wanted to build a solar car? Have you wondered what happens at the recycling facility? We’ll spend our mornings learning about and visiting the green technology features of the new Nature Research Center (solar car, rainwater cistern, and green roof to name a few!), and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Lego Safari

Summer Camp What could be better or more fun than building with LEGO® AND exploring your own dessert Safari?! Campers will build, create, and explore LEGO bungalows, open-air vehicles, and even discover the hidden LEGO® pyramids! 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Damsels and Dragons

Summer Camp Ready to meet and befriend dragons of all kinds - from dragonflies to bearded dragons?!! Get ready to touch and learn about the real animals behind many common fairy tales and myths. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 08/04/2014 - 11:00am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join the Museum’s Junior Curators for lunch between your morning and afternoon summer camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a short nature show. 08/04/2014 - 12:15pm

The Science of Ick

Summer Camp Do you enjoy things that make people go “eww”? We will be investigating slimy, sticky creatures, and concoctions that are special and some that we find around us every day. 08/04/2014 - 1:30pm

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 08/05/2014 - 9:30am

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