October is shark month at the Naturalist Center!
Explore our special theme-of-the-month area! Have an up-close and personal experience with shark specimens (till Oct.24)
- Specimen Spotlight: Join us for a short “Sharktastic!” presentation in front of the Project Lab, Friday October 14 and 21 at 11:30 am.
- Science Story Adventures: Come explore the world of sharks through stories, specimens and a craft, Sunday October 9 and 23 at 2:30 pm. For ages 4-8. 3rd floor classroom
- Enjoy our shark-themed puzzles and pelagic thresher shark coloring sheet.
- Play Shark Tooth Buffet and decide which tooth works best for capturing prey
Other Naturalist Center events this coming month:
- In celebration of African Penguin Awareness Day, on October 7, penguins will be the theme of the Specimen Spotlight. You can also come in to make an African penguin craft!
- October 28-30 is Halloween Weekend! There will be special creepy crawly scavenger hunts available, bat coloring sheets and a special Halloween Specimen Spotlight on Friday, October 28 in the Project Lab.