Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Computer Programming for Beginners

Workshop or Trip This course is designed to introduce basic programming skills to anyone interested in programming using the free and easy to use development environment Microsoft Small Basic. 04/24/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Invasive Lionfish

Science Talks Some have identified the invasion as one of the foremost global environmental challenges in the marine realm. 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm

Rainforest Adventure Grand Opening

Event Be the first to see the exhibition. Enjoy member-exclusive early-bird entry from 9 to 11am! 04/26/2014 - 9:00am

Natural Talent Design Competition 2014

Event Get a glimpse of a green future as college students from across the state come together to participate in the 2014 Natural Talent Design Competition. 04/26/2014 - 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 04/26/2014 - 10:30am

FrogWatch Training Workshop

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip Learn about North Carolina's frogs and toads as you become a trained FrogWatch USA volunteer. 04/26/2014 - 4:00pm

Family Science Investigation: Drug Development Series - Where do new drugs come from, and how?

Family Program In this 4-part series, students will participate in hands-on activities and discussions on biomanufacturing techniques (e.g. genetic engineering, extraction processes, and purification methods), clinical trial phases, and research ethics. 04/29/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Signs of Nature

Family Program During this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. We will also learn an easy method for making plaster casts in the woods. 04/30/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/01/2014 - 10:30am

Science Thursday Hawk Watch

Event Come see Raleigh’s amazing red-tails! 05/01/2014 - 5:30pm

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 05/01/2014 - 6:00pm

Pollution, Bioremediation & Toxicology Series

Family Program, Workshop or Trip During this 2-part series, participants will use hands-on lab activities and discussions to explore various methods used to find, track and fix pollution, such as: PCR; chromogenic fluorescence and bioluminescence methods; classic bacterial cultures as ways to detect and trace pollution; and bioremediation of toxic wastes using bacterial and fungal methods. 05/01/2014 - 6:00pm

POW! BANG! KaBOOOOM!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will briefly discuss the two largest comic book universes, compare mutations and distinctive characteristics, and relate mutants and superheroes to the animal kingdom. We will also design our own heroes while relating them back to what we have learned; discuss back stories of our characters, and much more! 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

POW! BANG! KaBOOOOM!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip In this class we will briefly discuss the two largest comic book universes, compare mutations and distinctive characteristics, and relate mutants and superheroes to the animal kingdom. We will also design our own heroes while relating them back to what we have learned; discuss back stories of our characters, and much more! 05/01/2014 - 6:30pm

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event, Family Program Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/03/2014 - 9:00am

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event, Family Program Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/03/2014 - 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 05/03/2014 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Astronomy on the Edge

Science Talks Dr. Smith will present recent new discoveries in the field of astronomy and astrophysics, and how they relate to our understanding of life and our place in the Universe. 05/03/2014 - 11:00am

Downtown Hawks

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

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