Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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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 - 2:00pm

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 9:00am

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. 07/17/2014 - 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. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

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. 08/28/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 09/25/2014 - 7:00pm

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

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 06/17/2014 - 9:30am

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 06/17/2014 - 9:30am

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

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

Life in a Dead Log

Family Program Explore rotting logs for signs of life at Schenck Forest! 07/25/2014 - 10:00am

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

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

Morrow Mountain Hike

Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore Morrow Mountain State Park in the ancient Uwharrie Mountains. 09/10/2014 - 7:00am

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

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Insect Invasion!

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 09/25/2014 - 5:30pm

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: The Science of Sound and Music

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 08/28/2014 - 5:30pm

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 07/01/2014 - 10:00am

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