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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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Events starting 01/23/2021

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
24
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programing (Morning)

10:30 AM

Grab your own table in the new 2nd floor Science Discovery Lab and engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family! From making toy parachutes to experimenting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

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
28
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programing (Morning)

10:30 AM

Grab your own table in the new 2nd floor Science Discovery Lab and engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family! From making toy parachutes to experimenting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jan
29
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programing (Morning)

10:30 AM

Grab your own table in the new 2nd floor Science Discovery Lab and engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family! From making toy parachutes to experimenting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

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
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programing (Morning)

10:30 AM

Grab your own table in the new 2nd floor Science Discovery Lab and engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family! From making toy parachutes to experimenting…

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

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

This Event is for Members Only

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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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