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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

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Monday, August 10, 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
  • 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, August 11, 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
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
    Workshop
  • The Bubble Man!

    Mike the Bubble Man brings the science and magic of bubbles to CCMNH with his interactive indoor show! Reservations required! 508 896 3867 #133

    • 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Workshop

Wednesday, August 12, 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
  • 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
    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!

    • 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
    Walk

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Friday, August 14, 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
  • Reptiles Rock!

    One Show only!!

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

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunday, August 16, 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 17, 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

    • 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Workshop

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

  • Tuesday Tweets

    Bird watching and walking with Gretchen Moran Towers.

    • 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Walk
  • 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 11:30 AM
    Walk
  • Cabbage Chemistry

    • 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Workshop

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

  • 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!

    • 9:00 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
    Walk
  • Wellfleet Tavern Archaeological Site

    Judy Macioci speaks

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture

Thursday, August 20, 2015

  • Birdwatching for Beginners

    Birdwatching for Beginners with Gretchen Moran Towers.

    • 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 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
  • Deep Sea Life

    Stefan Sievert, Associate Scientist at WHOI speaks.

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Lecture

Friday, August 21, 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!

    • 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Walk
  • Nature Screen Summer Film Festival

    Click to see what is showing today!

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Film
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Sunday, August 23, 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 24, 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

    • 11:30 AM 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!

    • 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM
    Walk

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

  • Adult Painting and Sketching

    • 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    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
  • Sensory Sensations

    • 11:30 AM 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!

    • 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Walk

Thursday, August 27, 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
  • Live Bee Hive Openings 2015

    Meet our bees, up close!!

    • 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    Workshop

Friday, August 28, 2015

  • Gray Whale

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Nature Program
  • Free Fun Friday

    Free Fun Friday is sponsored by Highland Street Foundation. No admission charge, today only! Last admission is 3:30pm.

    • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
    Annual Event
  • 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

Sunday, August 30, 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 31, 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

Tuesday, September 01, 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