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Upcoming Events

Day Off Outdoors: The Nature of Sound & Music
Monday, February 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in grades K-5
$70 per child ($65 per child for LSNC Enhanced Members)

Spend the day off exploring music in nature in this one-day camp! Investigate how birds, frogs, and insects make music and learn about how animals use sound to survive. Test your skills through various experiments that explore how humans, and other animals, communicate! Every LSNC camp includes opportunities to play silly games, make art, spend time outside, and meet some of LSNC’s resident animals up close. 

Registration is required by 12:00 PM on Monday, Februay 11th. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Big Earth, Little Me
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will read Big Earth, Little Me by Thom Wiley as we discover a few ways we can help save the world!

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Parents' Night Out @AAHOM: Simple Machines
Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 5:30pm to 10:00pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in K-6th grades
$30 per child ($25 per child for LSNC Members)

It's a night out for grown-ups while the kids enjoy an exciting evening at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum. Explore the museum to learn how simple machines work and find your inventor's spark. Then put yourself to the test and design and build your own contraption to solve a tricky problem.  

Parents’ Night Out includes a Panera sandwich box with PB&J or Turkey as well as a late-night popcorn snack. Families are welcome to send their child with a dinner from home. Due to the downtown location, there is special drop-off information, so please check your email the week of the event.

This event is now full.  Please join us next month!

Learn more about our Parents' Night Out programs here

Nature Storytime - We are Extremely Very Good Recyclers
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will read a Charlie and Lola book by Lauren Child as we learn about recycling.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Nature Storytime - Wiggly Worms
Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will meet our wiggle worm friends and we learn about compost.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Nature Storytime - Wiggly Worms
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will meet our wiggle worm friends and we learn about compost.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

Critters Up Close at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite creatures from the natural world. Join us for a meet and greet with critters from 10-4:00 pm on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4:00 pm on Sunday.  This month we will explore frogs and toads!

Nature Storytime - Who Lives on the Forest Floor?
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will explore the forest as we search for animals, plants, and fungi that help the woods recycle.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Critters Up Close at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free with Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum admission

Every month, Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum visitors get up close and personal with some of our favorite creatures from the natural world. Join us for a meet and greet with critters from 10-4:00 pm on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4:00 pm on Sunday.  This month we will explore frogs and toads!

Nature Storytime - Who Lives on the Forest Floor?
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 2-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 per child for members), adults and siblings under 2 years old are free

Nature Storytime has many opportunities for you and your little one to explore and appreciate the outdoors, such as live animal visits, hikes, stories, and hands-on activities. This week we will explore the forest as we search for animals, plants, and fungi that help the woods recycle.

Nature Storytime takes place Wednesday mornings and every other Sunday for one hour. Each session includes indoor and outdoor activities – so make sure to dress for the weather!

Pre-registration is recommended. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.

Have a 4-5 year old that is ready to try a drop-off program? Take a look at our Nature Tykes Preschool Program that also runs on Wednesday mornings.

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