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  • Family Drawing

    Led by local artist Eve Aspinwall, come have some family fun learning to draw nature! Drawing by Eve Aspinwall.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Class
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Nature Screen Summer Film Festival

    Click to see what is showing today!

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Film
  • Spacetime Demo

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Nature Program

Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Recycled Art

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop
  • Planet Quest

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    Walk

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Sunday, July 12, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Walk

Monday, July 13, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • The Alvin

    Meet the man who pilots the Alvin to the bottom of the sea!

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

  • Tuesday Tweets

    Bird watching and walking with Gretchen Moran Towers.

    • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Walk
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Recycled Art

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop
  • Attack on Orleans

    Jake Klim speaks

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

  • Family Drawing

    Led by local artist Eve Aspinwall, come have some family fun learning to draw nature! Drawing by Eve Aspinwall.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Class
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Storytime w/Kelly Darling

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Workshop

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Walk

Monday, July 20, 2015

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Roger Jenks.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Birding Pop Up

    • 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Animal Adventures

    • 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

  • Tuesday Tweets

    Bird watching and walking with Gretchen Moran Towers.

    • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Walk
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 9:45 AM to 11:15 AM
    Walk
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Recycled Art

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

  • Family Drawing

    Led by local artist Eve Aspinwall, come have some family fun learning to draw nature! Drawing by Eve Aspinwall.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Class
  • Gray Whale

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Cabbage Chemistry

    • 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop

Thursday, July 23, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
    Walk
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2015

    Meet our bees, up close!!

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop

Friday, July 24, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Monday, July 27, 2015

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Roger Jenks.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Birding Pop Up

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Workshop
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Cabbage Chemistry

    • 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  • Family Drawing

    Led by local artist Eve Aspinwall, come have some family fun learning to draw nature! Drawing by Eve Aspinwall.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Class
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Storytime w/Virginia Sands

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 4:15 PM to 5:45 PM
    Walk

Thursday, July 30, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2015

    Meet our bees, up close!!

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop
  • Marine Geology & Geophysics

    Susan Humphris was the WHOI scientist in charge of the Alvin upgrade project.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture

Friday, July 31, 2015

  • Inflatable Humpback Whale

    Meet our new inflatable Humpback !! Learn about whales from the inside out! Reservations required. Spaces limited to 20 per time slot Because of the educational content level, this program is restricted to ages 5 and up.

    • 9:45 AM to 2:15 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop

Sunday, August 02, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Walk

Monday, August 03, 2015

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Roger Jenks.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Gray Whale

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Spotted Seahorse

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Nature Program

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

  • STAR LAB 2015

    The Portable Planetarium Returns!

    • 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    • 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
    • 2:15 PM to 3:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

  • Family Drawing

    Led by local artist Eve Aspinwall, come have some family fun learning to draw nature! Drawing by Eve Aspinwall.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Class
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Nature Screen Summer Film Festival

    Click to see what is showing today!

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Film

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Friday, August 07, 2015

  • Family Field Walks

    A fun family walk on the John Wing Trail with one of the Museum's naturalists.

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Mudflat Mania!

    Learn about the fascinating world of creatures living on, in and under the Cape's mudflats. No reservations needed. Come 20 minutes ahead of stated start time to register. Guides depart w/wristbanded tour participants, on the dot of stated start time!

    • 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM
    Walk
  • Cabbage Chemistry

    • 12:30 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop