Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Classical Drawing: Butterflies

Workshop or Trip Open to all drawing levels, join us as we examine Museum specimens in detail and learn simple steps to a realistic drawing. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Game Night!

Event 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. 08/20/2015 - 6:00pm

Science Cafe: Linking the Environment to Financial Risk

Science Talks Join UNC-Chapel Hill professor Greg Characklis to learn more about the links between environmental events and financial risk, as well as how society can use both structural and non-structural approaches to managing this risk. 08/20/2015 - 7:00pm

Natural Selections: The Wake County Science and Brewers Expo 2015

Event Join the brewers of Wake County at the Museum for a one-of-a-kind evening of beer and science. 08/21/2015 - 7:00pm

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/22/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/22/2015 - 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 08/22/2015 - 10:30am

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 08/22/2015 - 1:00pm

Member Exclusive: Director's Adventure to Alberta, Canada

Workshop or Trip Experience three majestic landscapes each with a fascinating natural and human history, with Museum Director and geologist Emlyn Koster. 08/23/2015 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 08/25/2015 - 9:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/26/2015 - 10:00am

Lab Blast for Groups

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us for a wild ride through science, where we will explore different phenomena including buoyancy, water tension and gas expansion. Brightly colored foam tsunamis and loud (controlled) explosions will punctuate this one-hour science experience. 08/26/2015 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 08/27/2015 - 10:30am

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. 08/27/2015 - 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. 08/27/2015 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: Rabies

Science Talks Join State Public Health Veterinarian Carl Williams to learn more about rabies, as well as what basic precautions you can take when enjoying time outside that will help keep you and your loved ones (including pets) safe. 08/27/2015 - 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 08/29/2015 - 10:30am

Big Blue Live

Event Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for a live look at California’s Monterey Bay and watch one of nature’s great “reality” shows, featuring humpback whales, blue whales, sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, sea otters, great white sharks, shearwaters and brown pelicans. 08/31/2015 - 7:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 09/03/2015 - 10:30am

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! 09/03/2015 - 6:00pm

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