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From cake to snakes, Charlotte Nature Museum birthday parties are Wild By Nature.
July 30, 2014, 12:30pm Butterfly Pavilion
Join us at 12:30 p.m. for story time as we read Deborah Heiligman's From Caterpillar to Butterfly. Then take a guided walk with a naturalist through our Butterfly Pavilion.… more
August 3, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre
August 2 - 3
Can turtles take off their shells? What are the differences between turtles that live on land and turtles that live in the water? Learn the answers to these questions and more while meeting and greeting some r… more
August 6, 2014, 12:30pm Butterfly Pavilion
Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Butterfly Pavilion for story time as we read William George's Box Turtle at Long Pond. Then stick around for an encounter with our very own resident box turtle.… more
August 10, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre
August 9 - 10
Sssnakes are sssuper cool! These legless wonders keep the ecosystem in balance and even help out people. Learn more about the species of snakes found in North Carolina and how to tell the difference between v… more
August 13, 2014, 12:30pm Creature Cavern
Join a Naturalist at 12:30 p.m. for a scavenger hunt through Creature Cavern to spot all of our snakes. The fun continues on the Back Deck, where you can make your own upcycled snake from an old cardboard tube to take home.… more
August 16, 2014, 10:00am Charlotte Nature Museum
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 16
Activities are free with Museum admission
Let's get wet and wild! Just what lives in the water around us and where does it go?
Come explore aquatic habitats and get to know d… more
August 17, 2014, 12:30pm Great Hall
Visit with our newest resident, Reptar the alligator! Learn what alligators need to survive then make your very own alligator puppet to take home.
The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in the Great Hall before moving to the Back De… more
August 20, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab
Come to our story time at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab as we read Eric Carle's The Mixed-Up Chameleon. Afterward, try your hand at making your own chameleon using pipe cleaners.… more