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March 2019

Saturday Alive! Rise and Shine

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Rainy and cool as March may be, the winter frosts begin to thaw. Critters big and small start to wake up and climb out of their warm nests. How do the animals know it’s time to wake up? How do these animals adapt to daily life again? What sorts of changes do they have to make in order to survive through the spring? Visitors will learn the answers to all of these questions and more at Saturday Alive! Rise and…

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World Frog Day Story Time

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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$6

Join us for an exciting Story Time at the Anniston Museum of Natural History in celebration of World Frog Day! We will share the story of a special friendship between City Dog and Country Frog and follow along as they embark on adventures in the city and in the country. Learn fun facts about frogs and their fellow amphibians, the important roles they play in our ecosystem, and things we can do in our own backyards to help our amphibian…

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The Wonderful World of Reptiles

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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 There are an estimated 10,000 species of reptiles throughout the world. Being limited to a warm climate, due to their cold-blooded nature, reptiles are surprisingly adapted to survive and find the safest nooks and crannies. Reptiles are found under rocks and high in the trees depending on their needs. Join us as we welcome Stephen Faughn, County Extension Agent for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, to the Anniston Museum as he discusses the wonderful world of reptiles with live examples!…

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Creature Teacher

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Anniston Museum houses a variety of live animals who enhance the Exhibit Halls and educate our visitors about the world’s animal kingdom and how important they are to their ecosystem. Every animal has a purpose, be it an apex predator or a decomposer. Venture through the halls and meet a few of the museum’s live animal ambassadors, all while discovering what significance that animal has to its environment. This program is included in museum admission.

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Creature Teacher

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Anniston Museum houses a variety of live animals who enhance the Exhibit Halls and educate our visitors about the world’s animal kingdom and how important they are to their ecosystem. Every animal has a purpose, be it an apex predator or a decomposer. Venture through the halls and meet a few of the museum’s live animal ambassadors, all while discovering what significance that animal has to its environment. This program is included in museum admission.

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April 2019

“Recycle Your World” Story Time

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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$6

Venture out with us along the Nature Trail and open your eyes to the little traces we leave behind in the home of our woodland friends. Learn how long these traces take to break down and how they are affecting our wildlife. Explore with the Lorax how we can help planet Earth to stay happy and healthy. This adventure will include a hike, story, and a creative craft! Story Time is geared towards children aged preschool through elementary. This program…

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Saturday Alive! Battling Extinction

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Earth Day comes once a year and with it comes a theme. This year the focus is on endangered and extinct animals, urging people to question how these critters ended up in such dire conditions. Even Alabama is not exempt from the extinction threat, having several animals that fall into categories from threatened to endangered. Guests will learn about what causes extinction crises, the problems facing animals in Alabama and neighboring states, and how to help them continue to thrive…

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