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May 2019

Family Workshop: Colorful Perspectives

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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What do we actually see? This interactive workshop will shed some light on the effect color has on our eyes. Discover how what you see can change with a quick flick of a switch! Open Lab  •  10:30am-1pm  •  2-4pm Adult supervision required. Families are welcome to participate together.

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Family Weekend: Sustainability Games

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sunday, May 5, 2019 OPEN LAB: 10:30am-1pm & 2-4pm No species lasts forever, and humans probably are no exception. What lets a civilization last millions of years? Come to the Freshwater Lab and compete in the Sustainability Games to see if you have what it takes to lead humanity to a lasting future. All workshops are walk-up only. Pre-registration is unnecessary. Classes are limited to 20 people at a time. All ages are welcome, but adult supervision is required. Adult…

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Family Workshop: May Flowers

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Included with Admission
Valentines Prints

Saturday, May 11, 2019 OPEN LAB: 10:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-3:30pm Spring has sprung! Celebrate this blooming season by creating a bright, fun floral print. Perfect to keep for yourself or to give as a gift. All workshops are walk-up only. Pre-registration is unnecessary. Classes are limited to 20 people at a time. All ages are welcome, but adult supervision is required. Supplies are limited. Adult supervision is required.

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Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

May 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

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Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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Family Workshop: Citronella Candles

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Included with Admission

Saturday, May 18, 2019 Lab Times: 10:30-11:30am, 12-1pm, & 1:30-2:30pm What’s better than a candle that lights up the night? One that keeps pesky bugs away! Use the popular Citronella scent and an eco-friendly soy wax to create the perfect decoration for your next outdoor event. Each workshop runs for 60 minutes. All workshops are walk-up only. Pre-registration is unnecessary. Classes are limited to 20 people at a time. All ages are welcome, but adult supervision is required. Participants may…

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Love Your Great Lakes Day

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Included with Admission

Kick off your summer alongside the crew of the S/V Denis Sullivan and celebrate one of our greatest resources -- our Great Lakes! This family-friendly event offers fun and interactive educational experiences aimed at introducing you to our community's connection to fresh water through local organizations instrumental in sustaining the Great Lakes. So, what can you do on May 25th? - Fun, hands-on maritime activities - FREE Deck Tours on our tall ship, the S/V Denis Sullivan - Learn knot…

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June 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

June 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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July 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

July 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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August 2019

Tony’s Creepy Crawly Zoo

August 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on March 9, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on April 13, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on May 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on June 1, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on July 6, 2019 at 11:30 am

One event on August 3, 2019 at 11:30 am

Included in ticket price

Creeping, crawling, flying, and fantastic! Join Tony “The Bug Whisperer” and his Creepy-Crawly Zoo show just how cool the world of entomology really is. This show is perfect for young children as they’ll learn about the insects in our backyard, participate in Tony’s fun presentation, and experience bugs like never before! Tony's Creepy Crawly Zoo is sponsored by: American Science and Surplus Zoo Med Animal House Pets & Supplies

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