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February 2019

Science, All Ages

February 10

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

Science, Kids

February 14

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

SOLD OUT – Little STEAMers: Valentine Science

Join us this Valentine’s Day, at 10:15am or 2:15pm, as we build, craft, and experiment with all things Valentine’s themed!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

Science, Kids

February 14

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

SOLD OUT – Little STEAMers: Valentine Science

Join us this Valentine’s Day, at 10:15am or 2:15pm, as we build, craft, and experiment with all things Valentine’s themed!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

Music, Teens, Adults

February 14

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

History, All Ages

February 15

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

FCMoD Collections Tour: Valentine’s Edition

We love our museum collections, and you will too after you join us on this behind-the-scenes tour! Join our curators to explore the world of collections that lies beyond the gallery walls, and maybe Cupid will shoot you with an arrow full of love –for history!

This program is free, however due to limited capacity we do require registration. Recommended for ages 12+

Theater, Music, All Ages
Image Credit: Larry Poncho Brown

February 15

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$10 – $15

Jubilation – Live in the Dome

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater for an evening of live music and immersive images celebrating the contributions of African Americans to the world musical lexicon. Explore the triumph of the human spirit from slavery to present day America.

Tickets: $15/$13 for members. $10 students & seniors. Pre-registration is recommended
Showtime: Doors open at 6:30 pm, performance starts at 7:00 pm
Cash bar will be available
Image Credit: Larry Poncho Brown

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Science, Kids, Teens

February 16

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 – $5

SOLD OUT – Discovery Lab: Total Dissection of the Heart

Discovery Labs are hour-long labs designed for families to explore a topic together. With Valentine’s Day this month, we see hearts all around; but what is the heart inside of us like? In this lab, your family will have the chance to dissect a sheep’s heart for yourself with the help of our trained staff and volunteers. Not for the squeamish, but certainly for the curious!

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this lab is recommended for ages 9+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Science, All Ages

February 16

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

Science, All Ages

February 17

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Meet the Animals

Are you ready for face-to-face encounters with FCMoD’s creatures, critters, and creepy-crawlies?

Scamper into our Animal Encounters exhibit to dig deeper into the animal kingdom. It’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Science, All Ages

February 17

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

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