Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

The Science of Jewelry

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind your favorite piece of jewelry, and learn how to make your very own! Cost of class includes supplies for one necklace or two bracelets. 05/08/2014 - 6:30pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 05/10/2014 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/13/2014 - 9:00am

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/13/2014 - 10:00am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 05/13/2014 - 11:30am

Holly Shelter Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Experience the dense pocosins (evergreen shrub bogs) and longleaf pine savannas in this 64,000 acre natural area. Holly Shelter is rich in wildlife and plant diversity including carnivorous plants. 05/14/2014 - 7:00am

Family Science Investigation: Our Tropical Connection

Family Program North Carolina may be separated from the tropics by several hundred miles, yet we remain connected in many ways. Join us as we meet some live creatures that will help us define our tropical connections. 05/14/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/15/2014 - 10:30am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 05/15/2014 - 11:30am

Mountain Birding Weekend

Workshop or Trip For birders of all levels, brush up on your birding skills as we explore some beautiful mountain habitats with the Museum's staff. 05/16/2014 - 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 05/17/2014 - 10:30am

Nighttime Mammals

Citizen Science, Family Program Enjoy an evening hike featuring the furry animals that call Prairie Ridge home! 05/17/2014 - 8:00pm

Family Science Investigation: Bacteriology Series – Not All Germs Are “Germs”

Family Program In this 3-part series, bacteria, in all their terrorizing as well as life-saving forms, will be examined through a variety of hands-on activities such as streaking culture plates, Gram staining, and setting up biochemical and antibiotic sensitivity tests to identify an unknown bacteria. 05/20/2014 - 10:00am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 05/20/2014 - 11:30am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/22/2014 - 10:30am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 05/22/2014 - 11:30am

Science Behind Homebrewing

Workshop or Trip Join us for an introduction to hombrewing complete with a live demonstration of the brewing procedure using a simplified one gallon recipe! We will cover the ingredients, all necessary basic equipment, the steps in making your first batch, a little on the science behind these steps, and why each part is vital to helping you produce a quality, tasty beer in your own kitchen! 05/22/2014 - 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 05/24/2014 - 10:30am

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

A Treemendous Take on Trees

Family Program, Workshop or Trip We will use the outdoor classroom at Prairie Ridge to take a close look on how to properly age a tree, the difference between the terms coniferous and evergreens, and basic tree identification by using leaves, bark, and shape of a tree. Then, using the expansive variety of native trees in the arboretum at Prairie Ridge, we will put what we learned into practice. 05/24/2014 - 1:00pm

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