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Storytime

Daily Program Spend quiet time listening to your favorite nature tales and meet live animals. 10/02/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 10/02/2014 - 10:30am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/02/2014 - 11:00am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/02/2014 - 11:30am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/02/2014 - 1:30pm

Halloween Potions & Goo!

Family Program In keeping with the eerie joy that is Halloween, we will explore the chemistry of fake fluids, potions and goo. Participants will learn why these substances act as they do and leave with some recipes to make their Halloween night appropriately ghoulish and glowing! 10/02/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Connections Lecture: Extravagant Weapons

Science Talks This talk develops the idea that arms races driving the evolution of huge weapons in animals parallel the races we see in our own military past. 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm

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. 10/02/2014 - 7:00pm

Storytime

Daily Program Spend quiet time listening to your favorite nature tales and meet live animals. 10/03/2014 - 10:30am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/03/2014 - 11:00am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/03/2014 - 11:30am

Meet the Animals

Daily Program From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. 10/03/2014 - 1:30pm

First Friday: Conquest of Space

Event Sometime during the late 1950s, mankind has achieved the capability of manned space flight and built “The Wheel,” a space station in orbit 1,075 miles above the Earth. From The Wheel, an advanced spaceship is now being launched to distant Mars under the command of Colonel Samuel T. Merritt. 10/03/2014 - 5:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 10/04/2014 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Plants Have Stem Cells

Science Talks This presentation will discuss plant stem cell regulation and how that is addressing the world demand for food and sustainable energy. 10/04/2014 - 11:00am

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