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Upcoming Events

Spider Survey - Day
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
$8/individual, $30/family

Learn how to find and identify some of the more common local species and why they are so important for us and our planet. After hiking through various habitats searching for different species we will also view some non-native arachnids in the lab.

Space limited. Pre-registration encouraged.

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

Spider Survey - Night
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Ages: 8 years and up
$8/individual, $30/family

Armed with a headlamp and curiosity we will explore the secretive world of nocturnal spiders in the beautiful Black Pond Woods. After observing some spider behaviors, such as web-spinning, take a close look at some specimens in our lab to find out what makes them so successful. Some lights will be provided but please bring your own headlamp/flashlight if possible as supplies are limited.

Space limited. Pre-registration encouraged.

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

 

Special Offsite Event - Critters Up Close!
Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Program is free with paid museum admission

Join us for Critters Up Close! Every month, we bring different live animals into Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. There will also be special, animal-oriented hands-on activities. While you’re at the museum, pick up the "Critters-Up Close!" passport and start collecting stamps for this year-long series. Make sure to visit future Critters Up Close for passport stamps, and 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!

Special Offsite Event - Critters Up Close!
Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Program is free with paid museum admission

Join us for Critters Up Close! Every month, we bring different live animals into Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. There will also be special, animal-oriented hands-on activities. While you’re at the museum, pick up the "Critters-Up Close!" passport and start collecting stamps for this year-long series. Make sure to visit future Critters Up Close for passport stamps, and 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!

Fireside Fun - A Good Old Fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, August 10, 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. Bring your family, camp chairs, and s'mores fixings. We’ll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. This program is generously supported by Bivouac - thank you!

LSNC Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: All ages
$8/individual, $30/family

Do you love the thrill of hunting for things? Then this one's for you. Multiple challenges will have you scouring the entire LSNC grounds and Black Pond Woods for insects, colors, textures, plants, and more.

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

Super Snakes
Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages: All ages
$8/individual, $30/family

Spend some up-close time with our legless reptile friends the snakes! Meet some species from around the world - including your own backyard - as we explore what makes these fascinating creatures so successful and sometimes misunderstood. Through live demonstrations we will examine snake behaviors and even witness a meal being consumed by one of our guests. Space limited. Pre-registration encouraged.

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

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