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Sunday, July 23, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2017

    Veils provided. Please call 508 896 3867 #133 for reservations. $5/nm and $4/m

    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Walk

Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Forage to Table

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

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Inflatable Humpback Whale

    Meet our inflatable Humpback !! Learn about whales from the inside out! Reservations required. Please arrive and check in at the whale desk, 15 minutes previous to your reservation 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
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Hour of Code

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Class

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • The Caterpillar Lab 2017

    Back by popular demand!!

    • 10:00 AM 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 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2017

    Veils provided. Please call 508 896 3867 #133 for reservations. $5/nm and $4/m

    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    Workshop

Friday, July 28, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Gray Whale

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 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!

    • 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Walk
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Sunday, July 30, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Walk

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • The Whales of the World

    Everything to know about whales on Earth!

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • Hour of Code

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    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!

    • 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Thursday, August 03, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Blood Drive

    Support Cape Cod Healthcare.

    • 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Special Program
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Horseshoe Crabs

    “Horseshoe Crabs” : The Living Fossils

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2017

    Veils provided. Please call 508 896 3867 #133 for reservations. $5/nm and $4/m

    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 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!

    • 3:15 PM to 5:15 PM
    Walk

Friday, August 04, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Inflatable Humpback Whale

    Meet our inflatable Humpback !! Learn about whales from the inside out! Reservations required. Please arrive and check in at the whale desk, 15 minutes previous to your reservation 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
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Sunday, August 06, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Walk

Monday, August 07, 2017

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Hour of Code

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Class
  • The Bubble Man 2017

    Mike the Bubble Man brings the science and magic of bubbles to CCMNH with his interactive indoor show! Reservations required!

    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Workshop

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

  • Family Drawing 2017

    • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Class
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Bats

    Our good Friends, the mosquito eaters.

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

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Gray Whale

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Sunday, August 13, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Walk

Monday, August 14, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 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!

    • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Reptiles Rock!

    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Nature Program

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

  • Family Drawing 2017

    • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Class
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Forage to Table

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • 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!

    • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk

Thursday, August 17, 2017

  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Birdwatching for Beginners

    • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk
  • Horseshoe Crabs

    “Horseshoe Crabs” : The Living Fossils

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Nature Program
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2017

    Veils provided. Please call 508 896 3867 #133 for reservations. $5/nm and $4/m

    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    Workshop

Friday, August 18, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Sunday, August 20, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 11:45 AM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Walk

Monday, August 21, 2017

  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

  • Tuesday Tweets

    Bird watching and walking with Gretchen Moran Towers.

    • 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Walk
  • Bird Carving 101

    Learn the basics of bird carving from local carver, Stephen Rich.

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Nature 365

    • 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
    Film
  • Inflatable Humpback Whale

    Meet our inflatable Humpback !! Learn about whales from the inside out! Reservations required. Please arrive and check in at the whale desk, 15 minutes previous to your reservation 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
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:15 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:15 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:15 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

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

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Walk