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Wild About Winter

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December 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Included in general admission Celebrate the wonders of winter! Join us for indoor sock skating, winter science and crafts, and to celebrate the first birthday of our mountain lions! SCHEDULE: 11 a.m. Mountain lion enrichment reveal & birthday celebration for Salton & Freyja! 11:15 a.m. Cat chat😺 11:30 a.m. Science Discovery: Hibernation Station 1:30 p.m.…

Frosty Footprints (Member Exclusive)

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December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Member Exclusives: Member-Exclusive Preview: 10- 11:00 a.m. Members will have exclusive access to the museum and the Wild About Winter event. Frosty Footprints: Member-Exclusive Event: members may RSVP for a live painting session by some of our resident species at 10:15 and 11:15. Limited spots available, reserve your spot below. 10:15 a.m. Purchase Tickets 11:15…

Wild About Winter

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December 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Included in general admission Celebrate the wonders of winter at the EcoTarium this December! Enjoy indoor sock skating, winter science and crafts, and to celebrate the first birthday of our mountain lions! SCHEDULE: 10-11 a.m. Member-exclusive preview hour 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wild About Winter activities throughout museum and grounds 11:30 a.m. Animal Discovery:…

School Vacation Week Programs (START)

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December 26

Theme: Wellness Week: Bold Moves! Want to create more, grow more and play more? We do, too! Join us for fun ways to fuel your body and stimulate your brain. Discover how to fight germs, practice some funky dance moves, put your senses to the test and see how science can make 2020 your healthiest…

Noon Years Eve

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December 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Family-friendly countdowns at noon and 2 p.m., create resolutions, make 2019 time capsules, and the traditional blast of the bubble wrap “fireworks.” This annual fave at the museum is a joyous way for the entire family to kick off the new year together! Purchase Tickets

Afghan Cycles Film Screening and Panel

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January 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

It’s the last weekend of our GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes exhibit. Attend a screening of Afghan Cycles, a documentary about a generation of Afghan women who are pedaling their own revolution, challenging gender barriers and finding freedom on two wheels. Immediately following the screening will be a Q&A with the filmmakers Anna Brones…

Afghan Cycles Documentary Clip Screening and Activities

Afghan Cycles Documentary Clip Screening and Activities
January 5, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

On the last day of our GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes exhibit, join us for a screening and discussion of a clip from Afghan Cycles, a documentary about a generation of Afghan women who are pedaling their own revolution, challenging gender barriers and finding freedom on two wheels. Immediately following the clip will be…

National Geographic Live speaker series in partnership with the Hanover Theatre

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March 16, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on May 14, 2020 at 7:30 pm

National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, features Nizar Ibrahim, Kara Cooney and Joel Sartore. sharing behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration alongside stunning imagery and gripping footage. National Geographic Live is the live events division of National Geographic. Its broad roster of talent, including renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers, share…

Ongoing:

A Night at the Museum

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EcoTarium Comes to Life Under the Stars Save the date for A Night at the Museum on May 9, 2020! Spend a wild night at the EcoTarium’s signature event as we raise funds to inspire new generations with a passion for science and nature. Reservations Required. Become a SponsorFor further information on corporate sponsorship, please contact…

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Quarterly Evening Events After-Hour Series for Adults 21+ Enjoy exclusive access to our interactive exhibits and collections all while stirring up a conversation over drinks in a child-free environment. Each evening includes an EcoTarium theme, exciting experiences, cash bar and food for purchase. Bring a friend, a date, or come to mingle and network!  Time:…

Worcester on the Moon

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You Can’t Get to the Moon Without Worcester! A celebration of the 50th lunar landing anniversary! Worcester and Central Mass. have an astronomical connection to the landing on the moon! Robert Goddard, known as ‘the father of the space age’ was a Worcester resident. As an engineer and physicist who successfully created and launched the…

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