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Get your costumes ready and join us for tricked out exhibits, special halloween-themed activities, treats and more!

Featured Upcoming Event on October 28 at 5:30 pm

Spooky Science

This new event spotlights interactive and hands-on Halloween activities for families with children. Museum exhibits will be “tricked out” for Halloween fun.

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Program(s) for starting 11/15/2020

Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 6-8)

10:30 AM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
03
Program

Homeschoolers Series: Artful Insects (ages 9-12)

1:00 PM

Explore the diversity and adaptations of insects in this three part series that combines natural history and making. We’ll use the museum’s insect collection, live insects,…

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Event Notes: Program canceled.

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Dec
16
Program

Science Story Time: Dragonflies

10:30 AM

Explore the remarkable life cycle of dragonflies as we read the book Are You a Dragonfly? by Judy Allen. We’ll then make our own mechanical dragonflies to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
16
Program

Health Research Live! Advances in Telehealth

12:00 PM

Telehealth has rapidly expanded in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What advances have been made and how does this affect public health? What does this mean for how…

Audience: Adults, Health Research Live!

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Dec
19
Program

Science Story Time: Dragonflies

10:30 AM

Explore the remarkable life cycle of dragonflies as we read the book Are You a Dragonfly? by Judy Allen. We’ll then make our own mechanical dragonflies to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
23
Program

Science Story Time: Shadows

10:30 AM

Build your own shadow puppets after getting inspired by all the animals found in Michael Bartalos’ Shadowville.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
26
Program

Science Story Time: Shadows

10:30 AM

Build your own shadow puppets after getting inspired by all the animals found in Michael Bartalos’ Shadowville.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Dec
28
Program

Save that Box! (Virtual Family Science Workhshop)

1:00 PM

Have you ever had more fun playing with a cardboard box than what came inside? Cardboard is one of the Montshire’s favorite construction materials. Join us as we reveal some…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Family Science Workshops, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Dec
29
Program

Tessellations (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Tessellations are beautiful mosaics of repeating images that fit together like puzzle pieces. Ranging from simple shapes to complex and creative figures, tessellations provide…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Family Science Workshops, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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