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Wild Wednesday: Feathers for Lunch Everyone is Invited

September 3, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Join us at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab for Story Time as we read Lois Ehlert's Feathers for Lunch. Then stick around to try your luck at finding some birds at the feeders.… more

Who Gives a Hoot? Everyone is Invited

September 7, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

September 6 & 7 Owls do, of course! Well, at least some owls give a hoot. Others may whinny, chirp or even scream. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre for a reading of Jane Yolen's Owl Moon and then learn about t… more

Wild Wednesday: Crafty Birds Everyone is Invited

September 10, 2014, 12:30pm Back Deck

Birds come in all different colors. Go on a hunt through the Museum to find the resident birds and then examine some Museum specimens. Use these birds as inspiration to make your own bird craft. Join the fun at 12:30 p.m. … more

Scales and Tails Everyone is Invited

September 13, 2014, 10:00am Charlotte Nature Museum

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 13 Activities are FREE with Museum admission Did you know that lizards, snakes and butterflies all have scales? Or that opossums can't hang by their tails? Meet and greet som… more

Calling All Cluckers Everyone is Invited

September 14, 2014, 12:30pm Back Deck

Visit our own resident clucker, Onyx. She is a rosecomb/silkie chicken. Learn about the different types of chickens and what they need to have to live in close proximity to people. Join the fun at 12:30 p.m. on the Back De… more

Wild Wednesday: Owl Babies Everyone is Invited

September 17, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Join us at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab for Story Time as we read Martin Waddell's Owl Babies. Afterward, try your hand at making your own owl baby puppet.… more

Migratory Challenges Everyone is Invited

September 21, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

September 20 & 21 Migratory birds face many obstacles during their journey. Become one of these birds during a role-playing activity and see first-hand what it takes to survive as a bird. Join the fun at 12:30 p.m. in Drag… more

Wild Wednesday: Birds and Worms Everyone is Invited

September 24, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Birds must have very good eyesight to catch their next meal. But those bugs and worms may have a defense against being spotted. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab as we learn about camouflage and then head outside fo… more

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