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Upcoming Events

Parents' Night Out: Whooooo's There?
Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: 6-12 years
$30 per child ($25 per member)

It's a night out for grown-ups while the kids enjoy an exciting evening at LSNC. Meet our nocturnal hunters and explore the ways they fly, hunt, and survive. Explore our grounds after dark and test your own owl-like survival skills. Parents’ Night Out includes pizza and carrots for dinner as well as a late-night popcorn snack. Activities will be outside as much as possible, so please come dressed for the weather!

Registration is required by February 1st.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Critters Up Close
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with museum admission

Now you have more opportunities to see Critters Up Close every month at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! We bring a selection of live animals to the Museum and AAHOM offers special animal-oriented hands-on activities. Animals will be meeting and greeting visitors from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday.  This month's theme is Decomposers: Worms and Friends!

Owl Do I Love Thee
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: 18 years and older
$25 for two adults

Treat your special someone to an evening of romance and fun with our resident owls. Enjoy tasty desserts and beverages, snuggle up on a candle-lit poetry walk, and get up close and personal with these magnificent night hunters. Nothing says “I love you” like a night out in nature! 

Registration is required by February 8th.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Critters Up Close
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with museum admission

Now you have more opportunities to see Critters Up Close every month at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! We bring a selection of live animals to the Museum and AAHOM offers special animal-oriented hands-on activities. Animals will be meeting and greeting visitors from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday.  This month's theme is Lizards!

Parents' Night Out: Pop, Fizz, BANG!
Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: 6-12 years
$30 per child ($25 per member)

It's a night out for grown-ups while the kids enjoy an exciting evening at LSNC. Practice the scientific method, sing silly songs, and make stuff explode during a fun-filled night. Parents’ Night Out includes pizza and carrots for dinner as well as a late-night popcorn snack. Activities will be outside as much as possible, so please come dressed for the weather!

Registration is required by March 1st.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Hooray for Herps!
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages: 5-12 years and their families
$9 per person or $34 per family ($8 per member or $30 per member family)

Become a herpetologist when you study reptiles and amphibians in this hands-on program. Investigate the similarities and differences between these incredible cold blooded animals, use your new skills to practice identifying different herps you might find in your own back yard, and meet some scaly and slimy creatures up close.

Registration is required by March 17th.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Fireside Fun- A Good Old-Fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 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, friends, camp chairs, outdoor games, and s'mores fixings. We'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. This event is rain or shine (except for thunder and lightening), so come dressed for the weather.

 

Critters Up Close
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with museum admission

Now you have more opportunities to see Critters Up Close every month at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! We bring a selection of live animals to the Museum and AAHOM offers special animal-oriented hands-on activities. Animals will be meeting and greeting visitors from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday.  This month's theme is Frogs and Toads!

Fireside Fun- A Good Old-Fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 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, friends, camp chairs, outdoor games, and s'mores fixings. We'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. This event is rain or shine (except for thunder and lightening), so come dressed for the weather.

Spring Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: Children under 12 years old, and their families
$8 per child, adults are free

Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians—oh my! Come on out to LSNC for a morning of investigating the many animals that lay eggs. Hunt for eggs in the woods and fields by following clues, solving riddles, or using GPS devices. Meet our birds of prey up close, visit the Critter House, play games, and more. You may even win one of five grand prizes if you find one of the mysterious golden eggs! Bring your own bag or basket for eggs and prizes, grab a friend, and join us for an EGGcelent morning of fun and adventure.

Registration is required by April 12th.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

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