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Upcoming Events

Nature Storytime - Awesome Amphibians
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

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 what makes amphibians unique. 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!

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.

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

Parents' Night Out - Pop, Fizz, BANG!
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in K-6th grades
$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. Bring your own lab coat or borrow one of ours. 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. Activities will be outside as much as possible, so please come dressed for the weather!

Registration is required by 12PM on October 25th in order to receive a Panera box dinner as we must place our order 3 days in advance. If you register after the cut-off date, your child will need to come with a dinner from home. Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Sight!
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

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 discover animals with super sight and explore our own sense of sight! 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!

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.

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

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Sight!
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

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 discover animals with super sight and explore our own sense of sight! 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!

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.

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

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Smell
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

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 discover animals with super smell and explore our own sense of smell! 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!

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.

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

Parents' Night Out- Whooooo's There?
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: Youth currently enrolled in K-6th grades
$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 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. Activities will be outside as much as possible, so please come dressed for the weather!

Registration is required by 12PM on November 8th in order to receive a Panera box dinner as we must place our order 3 days in advance. If you register after the cut-off date, your child will need to come with a dinner from home.   Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

Critters Up Close
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 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 critters from the natural world!  Join us for hands-on activities and a meet and greet with critters from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday. This month the featured critters are owls and they are ready for their close up!

Critters Up Close
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 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 critters from the natural world!  Join us for hands-on activities and a meet and greet with critters from 10-4 on Saturday (with a mid-day “Animal Naptime”) and 1-4 on Sunday. This month the featured critters are owls and they are ready for their close up!

Nature Storytime - Super Senses: Touch!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 years old with a caregiver
$5 per child ($4 for members), free for adults and children under 1 year old

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 discover animals with super touch and explore our own sense of touch! 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!

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.

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

Owl Prowl (Adults Only)
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Ages: Ages 18 and older
$9 person ($8 per member)

Join us for an enchanting evening with owls. Night hikes, owl calling, and visits with live owls will fill the evening with wonder as we discover how ears, eyes, and feathers help owls survive the night. This program is for adults ages 18 and older. A similar event for families is offered on November 18th.

Registration is required by November 14th.  Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

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