Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Member Exclusive: Family Safari Night

Event, Family Program Spend a night under the stars with exclusive overnight access to Prairie Ridge at our first annual Family Safari Night camping adventure! 09/13/2014 - 4:00pm

Member Exclusive: Family Safari Night

Event, Family Program Spend a night under the stars with exclusive overnight access to Prairie Ridge at our first annual Family Safari Night camping adventure! 09/13/2014 - 4:00pm

Human Body Systems: What Happens Where?

Family Program In this two part series, we will use models and hands-on activities to explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. 09/16/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/17/2014 - 10:00am

Fizz, Bang and Ewww! - Introduction to Chemistry

Family Program In this four part series, we will ease into concepts by balancing fun experiments with the important basics of chemistry. 09/17/2014 - 2:00pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/18/2014 - 10:30am

Educator Trek: Caterpillarology

Workshop or Trip 09/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Game Night!

Event, Family Program 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. 09/18/2014 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event, Family Program 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. 09/18/2014 - 6:00pm

BugFest 2014

Event Each year over 35,000 visitors come to BugFest to experience over 100 exhibits, crafts, games and activities, including Café Insecta! 09/20/2014 - 9:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 09/20/2014 - 10:30am

Human Body Systems: What Happens Where?

Family Program In this two part series, we will use models and hands-on activities to explore five major human body systems (digestive, nervous, circulatory, excretory and respiratory) and learn how each system functions to maintain life. 09/23/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/25/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Insect Invasion!

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 09/25/2014 - 5:30pm

Science Behind Homebrewing

Workshop or Trip Join us for an introduction to homebrewing 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! 09/25/2014 - 6:00pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Yogurt

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about the science of yogurt and go home with supplies to make a batch in your own kitchen. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 09/25/2014 - 6:30pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 09/25/2014 - 7:00pm

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