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Temperate Forests Everyone is Invited

November 2, 2014, 12:30pm Back Deck

November 1 & 2 This biome has four seasons — spring, summer, fall and winter — and it's the biome in which we live! Take a hike outside to find some animals that make their home in a temperate forest and do some leaf ru… more

Wild Wednesday: Jungle Madness Everyone is Invited

November 5, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Join us for a reading of Jodie Shepherd's I See You in the Jungle and learn all about animals found in a rainforest. Stick around to make your own rainforest parrot to take home. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in the Natural… more

Deserts Everyone is Invited

November 9, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

November 8 & 9 At first sight, a desert may seem empty but the plants and animals that live there have some amazing adaptations in order to survive. Meet and greet some Museum residents that make their home in a desert la… more

Wild Wednesday: Polar Plunge Everyone is Invited

November 12, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Take the plunge and learn about animals that live in the polar regions of the world. Make sure you stop by and do the penguin waddle with us! The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab.… more

Fall Fest Everyone is Invited

November 15, 2014, 10:00am Charlotte Nature Museum

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 15 Activities are FREE with Museum admission Celebrate this wonder-fall season at Charlotte Nature Museum! Meet a few of the animals who are out and about this time of year and … more

Freshwater Wonders Everyone is Invited

November 16, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

We need freshwater in order to survive and lots of other animals do too. Meet some Museum residents that live in this biome at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre and then stick around to explore a pond in the Fairy Garden.… more

Wild Wednesday: Ocean Adventure Everyone is Invited

November 19, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

What types of animals live in the ocean? Find out more by examining some Museum specimens at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab. Then stick around for a reading of Marcus Pfister's The Rainbow Fish.… more

Great Grasslands Everyone is Invited

November 23, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

November 22 & 23 Animals that live in the grassland may live above or below the ground. Go on a scavenger hunt through the Museum with a Naturalist to find residents that may live in a grassland area. Then make a fun anima… more

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