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Predator vs. Prey Everyone is Invited

July 30, 2016, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Join us for a story about animal defenses and how prey animals protect themselves from predators. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wild Wednesday: Butterfly Feet Everyone is Invited

August 3, 2016, 12:30pm Butterfly Pavilion

How do butterflies taste their food? Join us for a reading of Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert at 12:30 p.m. in Butterfly Pavilion, and learn all about how butterflies eat, drink and taste. … more

Citizen Science Friday: Dragonfly Watch Everyone is Invited

August 5, 2016, 1:00pm

Learn all about dragonflies, what their colors mean and how to count them for research. Date: Friday, August 5 Time: 1:00 p.m. Location: Great Hall Activities included with Museum admissionmore

Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 6, 2016, 10:00am

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum Naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge. Date: Saturday, August 6 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $20 (includes Museum admissio… more

Monthly Bird Walk Everyone is Invited

August 6, 2016, 10:15am

Join us for a walk around the Museum and Freedom Park to discover birds that can be seasonally or permanently found in and around Charlotte and the surrounding areas. Date: Saturday, August 6 Time: 10:15 a.m. Locatiomore

Chameleon Colors Everyone is Invited

August 6, 2016, 12:30pm Sun Spot

Did you know that chameleons can see in two different directions at once? Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Sun Spot as we talk about these fascinating creatures and create your own chameleon to take home. … more

Wild Wednesday: How Do Snakes Smell? Everyone is Invited

August 10, 2016, 12:30pm Creature Cavern

Why do snakes stick their tongues out? Find out as we meet one of our resident snakes and make a snake to take home. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Sun Spot. … more

Magnetic Senses Everyone is Invited

August 13, 2016, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Some animals use a special magnetic sense to help them find their way home! Today we’ll be talking about some of these animals and experimenting with magnets. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

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