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Join us each month for an up close look at one of the Montshire’s live animals.

Animals Up Close: Leaf Cutter Ants

Celebrate the first year of our leaf cutter ant queen and colony by visiting one of the Montshire’s favorite exhibits from home. Get an up close look at soldier ants, see workers cutting leaves, and take a peek at the ants’ fungus garden.

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Program(s) starting 01/13/2021

Jan
13
Program

Science Story Time: Rockets

10:30 AM

Learn about the parts of a moon rocket in Tony Mitton’s Roaring Rockets and then make your own stomp rocket to launch skyward.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
16
Program

Science Story Time: Rockets

10:30 AM

Learn about the parts of a moon rocket in Tony Mitton’s Roaring Rockets and then make your own stomp rocket to launch skyward.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
20
Program

Science Story Time: Winter Animals

10:30 AM

Explore what animals are up to in the winter while we read Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner. Then, make your own winter track book to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
23
Program

Science Story Time: Winter Animals

10:30 AM

Explore what animals are up to in the winter while we read Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner. Then, make your own winter track book to take home.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
27
Program

Science Story Time: Parachutes

10:30 AM

We’ll explore what makes us feel safe as we read the book Parachute by Danny Parker and then make our own miniature parachute to launch off the museum balcony.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
30
Program

Science Story Time: Parachutes

10:30 AM

We’ll explore what makes us feel safe as we read the book Parachute by Danny Parker and then make our own miniature parachute to launch off the museum balcony.

Audience: Children, Families, Science Story TIme

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
31
Program

Animals Up Close: Leaf Cutter Ants

4:00 PM

Celebrate the first year of our leaf cutter ant queen and colony by visiting one of the Montshire’s favorite exhibits from home. Get an up close look at soldier ants, see…

Audience: Children, Families, Animals Up Close

Location: Via Zoom

Cost: Free

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Feb
01
Program

Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop, Session 1 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

9:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 4–5 and an adult, we’ll be designing and testing vehicles all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Feb
01
Program

Cars Go Zoom Virtual Workshop, Session 2 (for ages 4-5 with a caregiver)

10:00 AM

In this virtual workshop for children ages 4–5 and an adult, we’ll be designing and testing vehicles all month long. From building our own toy cars to testing hot wheels…

Audience: Children, Virtual Workshop Series

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $85 (members), $100 (non-members)

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