Monday, September 9, 2019
Stargazing Second Saturdays
Every second Saturday of the month enjoy free stargazing beginning at sunset. This Saturday munch on tasty treats from our Popcorn Bar and play lawn games! The evening also includes a planetarium program and several laser shows.
Popcorn will be available for purchase.
Date: Saturday, Sept. 14
Time: 6pm-11:59pm
Member Appreciation Week
To THANK our members for their support, we will offer programs throughout the museum during Membership Appreciation Week. Not a member?  Join today   and take part in these special offers. We hope to see you!

Date: Sept. 23 - 29
Time: 9am- 5pm

NEW: Building Wild with Nature
Coming September 28th, your imagination will soar as you use blocks, branches, bricks, stumps, twigs and logs to build habitats for both animals and your friends at locations throughout the campus.

Date: Sept. 28 - Dec. 6
Time: 9am - 5pm
Native Plant Sale | Member Preview
Fall, although often overlooked, is the ideal time for gardening. Choose from an array of native plants for a variety of garden sites and styles, from wet ponds to dry rock gardens. 

Member ONLY preview- Sept. 26 | 4-6pm
Open to public - Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 | 9am- 4pm
Preschool Pals Playdate
Every Tuesday join us for coffee, toddler play, and a Preschool Pals Planetarium show! Sip on coffee while you watch your little scientist explore in the natural world and build in our toddler friendly indoor build zone.

Date: Every Tuesday beginning Oct. 1
Time: 9am-noon- Show at 9:45am

Butterflies: Wings of Wonder
Join us on this special day and celebrate butterflies with added exhibits, family-friendly activities, and opportunities to learn about their fascinating life cycle! You’ll get an up-close look at live butterflies to see what makes them so captivating.
Date: Oct. 5
Time: 9am- 5pm

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