Nature Tots: Critters in the Cold!

Join us on Saturday, November 20th, from 10 am-11 am for our Nature Tots program, Critters in the Cold! Read autumn stories!Where do animals go in the winter?Make a pinecone bird feeder!Create a turkey track print!Plant a tree!Design a turkey! This program is for ages 2-6, and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins…

Science Saturday: Have a STEAM Autumn!

Join us on Saturday, November 20th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Have a STEAM Autumn! Compete in Turkey Trivia!Learn about the Turkey Timeline!Create your own turkey!Plant a tree!Construct a pumpkin clock!Make a pinecone bird feeder! This program is for ages k-8th and is included with general admission. Science Saturday begins…

ElectriCritters 2021

With the flip of a switch, more than 60,000 lights on more than 200 lighted displays will glitter and sparkle, bringing the sights and sounds of the season to adults and children. Our Nature Gift shop will be open for holiday shopping! We are excited to announce that due to the generosity of donors, admission…

Nature Tots: Winter Wonders!

Join us on Saturday, December 11th, from 10 am-11 am for our Nature Tots program, Winter Wonders! Read chilly stories!Explore signs of winter!Discover what happens to plants and trees in the winter!Create a snowman! This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 10:00 am, and it is…

Science Saturday: Celebrate Winter Solstice!

Join us on Saturday, December 11th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Celebrate Winter Solstice!! What is the winter solstice?Learn solstice customs around the world!Explore the physics of a snowflake!Construct a model of the seasons!Celebrate the winter solstice with Rock the Bike! This program is for ages k-8th and is included…

Nature Tots: Let Your Light Shine!

Join us on Saturday, January 15th, from 10 am-11 am for our Nature Tots program, Let Your Light Shine! Enjoy light stories!Perform a light skit!Build a circuit!Make a lightsaber! This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 10:00 am, and it is not a come-and-go program. Sponsored…

Science Saturday: Light It Up!

Join us on Saturday, January 15th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Light It Up!!! Explore the mysterious science of light!Discover the electromagnetic spectrum!Learn about lasers!Create a circuit!Build a light bulb! This program is for ages k-8th and is included with general admission. Science Saturday begins at 1 pm, and it…

Nature Tots: Energy, Energy, Energy!

Join us on Saturday, January 29th, from 11 am-12 pm* (please note the change in time) for our Nature Tots program, Energy, Energy, Energy! Read energy stories!Manipulate renewable energy gizmos!Build a renewable energy model! This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 11:00 am, and it is…

Science Saturday: Energy Everywhere!

Join us on Saturday, January 29th, from 1 pm- 2 pm for our Science Saturday program, Energy Everywhere! Renewable Energy vs. Non-renewable EnergyHow does a solar panel work?How is wind energy transformed into electrical energy?How can temperature differential be used to generate energy?How does energy use affect climate?Build a renewable energy model! This program is…

Nature Tots: Dance to the Beat!

Join us on Saturday, February 12th, from 11 am-12 pm for our Nature Tots program, Dance to the Beat! Read stories with heart!Sing a circulation song!Play a circulation game!Create your own valentine!Make a heart model! This program is for ages 2-6 and is included with general admission. Nature Tots begins at 11:00 am, and it…