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Today's Events

  • Bird Carving Demonstration

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Special Program
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 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 1:15 PM
    Walk
  • Live Beehive Openings

    Meet our bees up close with beekeepers George Muhlebach and crew who will open our live hives for visitors.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program

Upcoming Events

Friday, July 20, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Hands-on activities and demonstrations that encourage kids to ask questions and peak their interest by investigating the mysteries of chemistry.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Hands-on activities and demonstrations that encourage kids to ask questions and peak their interest by investigating the mysteries of chemistry.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:30 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!

    • 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

  • Family Drawing 2018

    • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Class
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Mike the Bubble Man brings science and magic to CCMNH with his interactive indoor show about BUBBLES!

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

Thursday, July 26, 2018

  • Bird Carving Demonstration

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Special Program
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Storytime: Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle?

    Meet the dynamic mother/daughter duo, Artemis Roehrig and Corrine Demas reading from their fun and fascinating book, Does a Fiddler Crab Fiddle?

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Special Program
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Meet our bees up close with beekeepers George Muhlebach and crew who will open our live hives for visitors.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Aquarium Tots & Tykes

    Meet our very special Aquarium babies up close and personal and learn all about the care and feeding of our fascinating Aquarium Tots & Tykes!

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

Friday, July 27, 2018

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

  • Family Drawing 2018

    • 9:00 AM to 11:00 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!

    • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Aquarium Tots & Tykes

    Meet our very special Aquarium babies up close and personal and learn all about the care and feeding of our fascinating Aquarium Tots & Tykes!

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

Thursday, August 02, 2018

  • Bird Carving Demonstration

    • 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Special Program
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Coastal Explorer Van

    This extraordinary 31-foot custom-built motor coach provides visitors with a unique opportunity to learn about Cape Cod's coastal environment.

    • 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Special Program
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Meet our bees up close with beekeepers George Muhlebach and crew who will open our live hives for visitors.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program

Friday, August 03, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 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!

    • 10:45 AM to 12:45 PM
    Walk
  • Mixology

    Hands-on activities and demonstrations that encourage kids to ask questions and peak their interest by investigating the mysteries of chemistry.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Sunday, August 05, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Walk
  • Live Beehive Openings

    Meet our bees up close with beekeepers George Muhlebach and crew who will open our live hives for visitors.

    • 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Nature Program

Monday, August 06, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 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!

    • 1:15 PM to 3:15 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

  • Family Drawing 2018

    • 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Class
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 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!

    • 3:15 PM to 5:15 PM
    Walk

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Turtles Are in Trouble!

    Dr. Litzgus will focus on the biology and conservation of endangered freshwater turtles.

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Walk
  • Lunch ‘n Learn: Forage to Table

    Learn the basics of foraging while getting to touch taste and smell common wild edibles you can find in your own hometown.

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

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

  • 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!

    • 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

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

    Hands-on activities and demonstrations that encourage kids to ask questions and peak their interest by investigating the mysteries of chemistry.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

  • Feed the Butterflies!

    • 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    • 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    Workshop
  • Family Field Walks

    Guided Spring Family Field Walks

    • 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!

    • 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Walk

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Sunday, August 19, 2018