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UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM

For details, please call 601-576-6000.

 

NOW – DECEMBER 31, 2017
“Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous” Exhibit 

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017   1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:15 p.m.
Story Time – Meet a Baby Alligator
“There’s an Alligator Under My Bed” by Mercer Mayer 

Bring your children (ages 3 -5) to Story Time in the museum’s Preschool Discovery Room to hear a story, make a craft, and meet a baby alligator. Included with regular museum admission. Free for Members. Story Time’s are Wednesdays in May at 1:15 pm, 2:15 pm, and 3:15 pm.

SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017  1 p.m.
A Day for Bubbles for ages 2 – PreK5

Discover the awesome ways animals use bubbles in nature, create fun bubble art, and meet a live alligator! SPACE IS LIMITED. Register online today.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., and 3:15 p.m.
Story Time
 “In the Nest” by Anna Milbourne

Bring your children (ages 3 -5) to Story Time in the museum’s Preschool Discovery Room to hear a story and make a craft. Included with regular museum admission. Free for Members. 

SATURDAY, JUNE 3  6:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Katfishin’ Kids – for Kids aged 15 and under

Bring the kids for a fun-filled day where children can learn the basics of fishing! They’ll learn how to tie a knot, select the correct lure, bait hooks, and cast. In addition, they’ll learn what a fish is and become familiar with its habitat. The pond will be stocked with catfish so they can try their hand at fishing! Lunch will be provided free of charge. This event is FREE and no equipment is needed. Get more details here.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6  10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Snake Day

Snake Day Lectures: De-mystifying Mississippi Snakes
1 hour presentations at 10 a.m. and Noon

Learn the value of our native snakes and how to distinguish venomous species from non-venomous ones. Live snakes will be exhibited from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Crafts and activities about our favorite reptiles are ongoing from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This is a family and Scout-friendly event. Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi will earn the MMNS Snake Day Patch and Boy Scouts will meet several requirements for the Reptile and Amphibian merit badge.

Don’t let this one slither by!

This event is included with the regular museum admission fee and is FREE for MEMBERS.

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