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Beautiful Butterflies Everyone is Invited

August 30, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

August 29 & 30 Explore the small world of some of our most important pollinators, learn how they are fit for survival and make a butterfly craft to take home. The fun starts at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wild Wednesday: Backyard Pollinators Everyone is Invited

September 2, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Learn all about how plants and insects have not only “grown up together” but really depend on one another at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre. … more

Wisdom of the Woods: Raptor Rapture Everyone is Invited

September 2, 2015, 7:00pm Dragonfly Theatre

Raptors are powerful and efficient predators, feeding on a variety of prey such as reptiles, fish, birds, mammals, even other raptors. Join us for a presentation about the biology of these amazing birds and the struggles… more

Citizen Science Friday: Hawk Watch Everyone is Invited

September 4, 2015, 1:00pm Great Hall

Thousands and thousands of raptors such as hawks, owls and falcons migrate south this time of year. Hawkwatch is a systematic and organized effort to collect migration count data about diurnal raptors. Join us at 1:00 p.… more

Bees, Please Everyone is Invited

September 6, 2015, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

September 5 & 6 Take a look into the buzzing world of bees. We'll discover how they depend on plants and just how the plants and humans depend on them. Afterward, we'll wrap up with a pollination game. Join the fun … more

Envirocaching Everyone is Invited

September 12, 2015, 1:00pm Great Hall

Join our naturalists every second Saturday of the month where GPS exploration and scavenger hunt meet! You’ll use a GPS unit to track down and discover many of our environmental treasures, as well as learn more about the… more

Monthly Bird Walk Everyone is Invited

September 13, 2015, 8:00am

Join us on the second Sunday of each month 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: Sunday, Sept… more

When Pigs Fly Everyone is Invited

September 13, 2015, 12:30pm

September 12 & 13 Pigs do not fly but they and other farm animals do play a big role in our society. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre as we take a look out “on the farm” and finish up with a farm animal craft. … more

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