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Wild Wednesday: Miss Spider's Tea Party Everyone is Invited

October 22, 2014, 12:30pm Naturalist Lab

Ever been invited to have tea with a spider? Now you have! Join us at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab for a reading of David Kirk's Miss Spider's Tea Party. Then turn yourself into a spider by making your very own eight-l… more

Get Wormy Everyone is Invited

October 26, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

October 25 & 26 Join us for a reading of John Himmelman's An Earthworm's Life. Afterward, stick around to meet and greet some live worms and get a chance to examine them in all their glory. Join the fun at 12:30 p.m. in… more

Wild Wednesday: Crabby Crustaceans Everyone is Invited

October 29, 2014, 12:30pm Dragonfly Theatre

Even though crustaceans may not be insects or spiders, they are relatives. Join us at 12:30 p.m. in Dragonfly Theatre to learn more about these "creepy" cousins that may live on the land or in the water.… more

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

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