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Upcoming Events

Tiny Tots: Animals Use Their Senses Too!
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:45am
Ages: Ages 1-3; siblings welcome, caregiver required.
$8/child non-member; $7/child for LSNC members.

Our five senses help us and other animals explore our world! We'll use our senses to learn more about the animals and plants that call LSNC home during fun activities for you and your child. 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.

Star Party with the University Lowbrow Astronomers
Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Ages: All ages
$5/person - FREE for LSNC Members!

Join us for a night under the stars! The University Lowbrow Astronomers will be leading an evening of star gazing at our site. This is a chance for you to get "close up views" of stars, planets, nebulae, and other celestial objects that are hard to see without the use of telescopes. If you have them, bring your binoculars - it's amazing how much you can see using them! Moonrise will be at around 10:00 p.m. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

This program is free to all 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 Nutty Tale
Saturday, September 20, 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! "Nuts to You!" by Lois Ehlert is about watching a very curious squirrel. Come for the story, then stay to learn about different ways we can watch wildlife that live in our backyards. Each month we accompany 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 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.

 

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, September 28, 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.

The Nature of...Chocolate
Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
$8/person

Even though it doesn't grow here in the Great Lakes region, we're connected to the nature of chocolate every time we indulge! This program looks at the history, ecology, and manufacturing of one of our favorite treats, and a decadent chocolate tasting is included. Naturalist Laurel Zoet from Nature On The Go, LLC, will bring her expertise to this sweet program. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

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

 

 

Tykes Preschool Program - Fall Frenzy
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: Ages 4-5, caregivers welcome but not required.
$50/child non-member; $45/child for LSNC members for the whole month!

This program includes four weeks of Tykes sessions, including 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28/14.

Fall is the perfect time to jump into the cycle of the seasons. Weather and colors are just two of the changes we'll explore through hands-on activities, hikes, experiments, and stories. Come prepared to jump in leaves and play outside while we watch the seasons change together! 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.

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, October 19, 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.

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.

 

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.

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.

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