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Upcoming Events

Animal Haunts
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages: All ages
$9/person or $34/family non-member; $8/person or $30/family for LSNC members.

Celebrate Halloween with LSNC's non-scary Animal Haunts. Take a guided hike through Black Pond Woods, where costumed interpreters bring plants, animals, and other natural objects to life through natural history and stories. We'll have festive fun with harvest games and crafts, pumpkins, face painting, and a hay jump. Don't forget to dress up! Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.

Register for this event online, call 734-997-1553, or pay at the door.

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

How to Use a Telescope with the University Lowbrow Astronomers
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: All ages; participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
$5/person

Have a telescope at home but uncertain how to use it? Want to get a telescope but unsure what kind to purchase? Join LSNC and the University Lowbrow Astronomers as we take a look at how to use telescopes and learn about how to determine the telescope that fits you and your sky-watching hobbies best! Space is limited, and preregistration is required.

Register for this event online or call 734-997-1553.

 

Critters Up Close!
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Join us for Critters Up Close! Every month for this special program, we bring different live animals to Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. There will also be special, animal-oriented hands-on activities. While you’re here, pick up the “Critters-Up Close” passport and start collecting stamps for this year-long series. Make sure to visit LSNC's Critter House open hours on Sundays from noon to 3:00 p.m. to get additional stamps and see more Critters Up Close!

Critters Up Close!
Sunday, November 9, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Museum Admission

Join us for Critters Up Close! Every month for this special program, we bring different live animals to Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. There will also be special, animal-oriented hands-on activities. While you’re here, pick up the “Critters-Up Close” passport and start collecting stamps for this year-long series. Make sure to visit LSNC's Critter House open hours on Sundays from noon to 3:00 p.m. to get additional stamps and see more Critters Up Close!

Tykes Preschool Program - Frog, Toad, and Friends
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: Ages 4-5, caregivers welcome but not required.
$38/child non-member; $33/child for LSNC members for the whole month!

This program includes three weeks of Tykes sessions, including 11/11, 11/18, 11/25/14.

Come celebrate Arnold Lobel's books about Frog and Toad, Owl, and others all month long! We'll be reading his stores and learning more about these characters through hikes, crafts, and activities. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required.

Register for this event online or call 734-997-1553. We require an emergency form on file for this program; if your child attended a summer camp at LSNC in June-August 2014, you already have one on file. If not, please download it by clicking here and submit.

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Tiny Tots: Shapes In Nature
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:45am
Ages: Ages 1-3; siblings welcome, caregiver required.
$8/child non-member; $7/child for LSNC members.

Squares, triangles, circles, and rectangles! Help your little one discover the shapes that we find in nature as we explore our trails and visit our resident critters. Space is limited, and pre-registration is encouraged.

Register for this event online, call 734-997-1553, or pay at the door.

This program is discounted for LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Nature Tales - A Rockin' Tale
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: Ages 1-5; caregiver required.
$4/child non-member; $3/child for LSNC members.

Join us for this naturally unique story time! There are so many different kinds of rocks and so many ways that people and animals use them! We will read "If you find a rock" by Peggy Christian and then we'll explore our trails to see how many kinds we can find. Each month weaccompany the story with a selection of hands-on, nature-themed pursuits that will include live animal visits and an outdoor activity. Space is limited, and preregistration is encouraged.

Register for this event online, call 734-997-1553, or pay at the door.

This program is discounted for LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free

There's nothing quite as relaxing as sitting around a campfire roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. One Sunday a month we'll be stoking the fires here at LSNC, so bring your family, camp chairs, and s'mores fixings - we'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. Interested in holding your own campfire event? Read all about firepit rentals at LSNC!

Tykes Preschool Program - Animals in Winter
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: Ages 4-5, caregivers welcome but not required.
$38/child non-member; $33/child for LSNC members for the whole month!

This program includes three weeks of Tykes sessions, including 12/2, 12/9, 12/16/14.

Did you ever notice that you see fewer animals in the winter? Where do you think they go? We'll learn about how animals prepare for and survive the winter season through migration, hibernation, and adaptation. Space is limited, and preregistration is required.

Register for this event online or call 734-997-1553. We require an emergency form on file for this program; if your child attended a summer camp at LSNC in June-August 2014, you already have one on file. If not, please download it by clicking here and submit.

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Tiny Tots: Rockin' Rocks & Fossils
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:45am
Ages: Ages 1-3; siblings welcome, caregiver required.
$8/child non-member; $7/child for LSNC members.

Calling all curious kids! We will dust off rocks, skulls, and bones and look at fossils, then hop along dinosaur tracks and search for rocks along our trails. Join us for a rockin' good time! Space is limited, and preregistration is encouraged.

Register for this event online, call 734-997-1553, or pay at the door.

This program is discounted for LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

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