Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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

Science Saturday: Caribbean Climate & Atlantic Hurricanes

Science Talks We will explore how the background environment over the Caribbean influences the Atlantic hurricanes and how this affects the Southeastern United States. 08/02/2014 - 11:00am

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

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

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 08/05/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/07/2014 - 10:30am

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 08/07/2014 - 6:00pm

Insect Pinning for Beginners

Family Program, Workshop or Trip This beginner's class will cover the basics of insect collecting and the methods of pinning different types of insects from beetles to butterflies! 08/07/2014 - 6:00pm

Science of Food: Bread

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about some of the science behind bread baking and make your own Boule dough to take home and bake. 08/07/2014 - 6:30pm

Science of Food: Bread

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn about some of the science behind bread baking and make your own Boule dough to take home and bake. 08/07/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Trivia!

Event What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, where questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 08/07/2014 - 7:00pm

Life in a Dead Log

Family Program Explore rotting logs for signs of life at Schenck Forest! 08/08/2014 - 10:00am

Brimley Society Exclusive: Tropical Evening at the Living Conservatory

Event Enjoy a wine and cheese reception and special evening access to the Living Conservatory exhibit for an opportunity to see the Two-toed Sloth at his most active. 08/08/2014 - 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 08/09/2014 - 10:30am

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