Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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

Science Cafe: Explaining Health Disparities

Science Talks African Americans are more likely to die from highly aggressive and less curable forms of prostate and breast cancers than their European-American counterparts. Learn about the genetic and environmental factors that may contribute to this phenomenon. 05/15/2014 - 7:00pm

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

Science Cafe: Electric Cars

Science Talks Join us for a lively discussion of the history and future of the electric car. 05/22/2014 - 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 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

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 05/27/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 05/29/2014 - 10:30am

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: The Birds, the Bees, & the Butterflies

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 05/29/2014 - 5:30pm

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basic areas of getting started in this field. 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: The Skin We're In

Science Talks Be a pathologist for the evening. We will review microscopic images of everything from normal skin to cancers, infections and a few surprises. See if you can make the diagnosis! 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

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