Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/12/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 08/12/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/14/2014 - 10:30am

Member Exclusive: Wet Lab Tour

Event We’re offering our most exclusive member tour to date — a behind-the-scenes look at our reptile and amphibian collections. 08/14/2014 - 4:00pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 08/14/2014 - 6:30pm

Computer Programming for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Have you ever wondered how a computer program works? Do you want to make your own computer games and websites? Discover your inner hacker and sign up today! 08/14/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: From Marine Natural Products to Medicine

Science Talks Join Prof. Joshua Pierce, a Chemistry professor at NCSU, as we explore how natural products are relevant to medicine and how organic chemistry and chemical biology research in academic and industrial labs are responsible for the treatments that have transformed our lives. 08/14/2014 - 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 08/16/2014 - 10:30am

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 08/19/2014 - 9:30am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 08/19/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/21/2014 - 10:30am

Natural Selections: The Wake County Science and Brewers Expo

Event Join the brewers of Wake County at the Museum for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. 08/21/2014 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 08/21/2014 - 6:00pm

Programming and Electronics with the Raspberry Pi

Workshop or Trip Participants in this class will use the Raspberry Pi, a credit card size computer, and Python to animate an 8x8 LED light matrix. 08/21/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: The Real CSI

Science Talks Is real life like “CSI”? Discover the truth during this Science Café! 08/21/2014 - 7:00pm

Evening Living Conservatory Tour

Event Join us for a special evening tour of the Living Conservatory exhibit for an opportunity to see the two-toed sloth at his most active. 08/22/2014 - 5:30pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 08/23/2014 - 10:30am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/26/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 08/26/2014 - 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. 08/27/2014 - 10:00am

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