Public FAM Winter Solstice Celebration

SOLSTICE WITH SANTA

For all ages

Celebrate the magic of winter and the beauty of the universe!  We'll take a lantern hike through Huntington Reservation, create a craft to decorate your home, make a special treat for wildlife in your backyard, encounter live animals and visit Schuele Planetarium to learn about the solstice.  Enjoy some hot cocoa near the cozy, crackling fire and be sure to bring your cameras - Santa will make an appearance!  Please dress for the weather.  Dinner is provided.

Friday, December 13

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. 

Fee: $15/adults; $10/children ages 2 and up; children 1 and under are free (includes dinner)

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.

 

Public FAM Hayride Nights

 

 

PL FAM Telescope Night

TELESCOPE NIGHT

For adults and children ages 6 and up

Join resident telescope expert and NASA Solar System Ambassador Bill Reed for evenings under the stars.  We will begin in the planetarium for an update on the night sky then head out to see the view using an 8-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

Saturdays: 

September 21 at 8:30 p.m., October 19 and November 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Fee: $8/person

Instructor:  Bill Reed

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.

 

PS Log Cabin Adventure

FT HS Science Series

HOMESCHOOL SCIENCE SERIES

For ages 4 - 10

Explore Huntington Reservation, get up-close and personal with the Center's resident animals and participate in a new and engaging nature, STEM or space-themed science lesson each month! Groups are divided into Sprouts or Scientists, so we can dig deeper into the science concepts in an age-appropriate way!  Some programs may include an outdoor activity or hike, depending on season and weather.  Please dress appropriately.

Sprouts

Ages 4-6: 1 hour parent and child program from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Scientists

Ages 7-10: 1.5 hour drop off program (optional) from 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Register for one or all dates:

Wednesdays: September 11, October 9, November 13 and December 11

Fee: $10/child.  (One adult can accompany each registered child at no cost)

Parents are invited but not required to stay for Scientists programs (for children ages 7-10).  If a parent has children in both groups, we ask that the parent remain with the Sprouts group (for children ages 4-6).

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

 

 

PS Weekday Wild Things

WILD THINGS!  NEW TIMES!

For children ages 1 - 5 years with one adult

Explore the wild things of your backyard and beyond!  Each week you will meet an animal, make a craft and get wild with nature.  Choose one or more sessions.

Friday Sessions: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. or 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Session I:  September 13 - October 11

Session II:  October 25 - November 22

Fee per session: Member: $100/child; Non-member: $125/child

Instructor: Maggie Watson

This program is eligible for a member discount. Active members, sign in to receive the reduced rate. To become a member, visit here.

PS Weekend Wild Things

WEEKEND WILD THINGS!  NEW TIME!

For children ages 1 - 5 years with one adult

Explore the wild things of your backyard and beyond!  Each weekend you will meet an animal, make a craft and get wild with nature.  Choose one or more dates.

Saturdays: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. 

September 14

October 26

November 16

Fee per program: Member: $20/child; Non-member: $25/child

Instructor: Maggie Watson

This program is eligible for a member discount. Active members, sign in to receive the reduced rate. To become a member, visit here.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.

 

PL Adult SkyQuest

SKYQUEST

For pre-teens through adults

Join Planetarium Specialist and NASA Solar System Ambassador Bill Reed for fall SkyQuest programs.  We will begin in the planetarium and weather permitting, head outdoors for telescope viewing through our 9-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope.

The Night Sky

Wednesdays: 

September 11, October 9 and November 13

7:30 p.m.

Fee: $8/person

Our Place in Space

Wednesday: 

December 11

7:30 p.m.

Fee: $8/person

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.

WDL Keeper For Day

KEEPER FOR A DAY

For ages 13 and up

This program gives those wild about wildlife the chance to see (and touch!) all that's involved in caring for our resident animals and rehabilitation patients.  Participants will go behind the scenes alongside our Wildlife Specialists as they care for, assess and treat the animals.  Learn about animal husbandry, diet, wildlife medicine and more.  This is a great hands-on career shadowing experience.  Limited to 2 students per session.

Wednesday, November 27

Monday, December 23

Thursday, December 26

Monday, December 30

Thursday, January 2

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Fee: $80/person for each session

Instructor:  Christine Barnett

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.

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PL Astronomy Club

ASTRONOMY CLUB

For adults and children ages 12 and up

Calling all local sky enthusiasts!  Join us for Astronomy Club and explore the world of astronomy in a fun, social environment.  Planetarium Specialist and NASA Solar System Ambassador Bill Reed will share what's new in space, the latest gadgets, "astro-tainment" and mind-blowing facts.  Enjoy movie nights in Schuele Planetarium, workshops, stargazing with telescopes and more.  Astronomy Club is an exclusive free benefit to members of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.

Wednesdays: 

September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18

6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Meetings are open to the public.  Astronomy Club is supported by membership dues.

Club Leader:  Bill Reed

Member Registration begins July 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m.

If the program is full please call 440-871-2900 to be added to a waiting list.