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April 2019

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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May 2019

Dinosaur Day

May 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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PROGRAM AT FULL CAPACITY Many years ago, dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes ruled the Earth and today is the day to recognize their awesomeness! Join Anniston Museum as we celebrate dinosaurs and fossils and all the knowledge we can gain from studying them. This program includes a kid-friendly dinosaur story, a variety of fossils for children to study, a snack, and take home craft. This program requires pre-registration by calling 256-237-6766 or online via www.ExploreAMAG.org. Program is included in…

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Dinosaur Day

May 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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PROGRAM AT FULL CAPACITY Many years ago, dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes ruled the Earth and today is the day to recognize their awesomeness! Join Anniston Museum as we celebrate dinosaurs and fossils and all the knowledge we can gain from studying them. This program includes a kid-friendly dinosaur story, a variety of fossils for children to study, a snack, and take home craft. This program requires pre-registration by calling 256-237-6766 or online via www.ExploreAMAG.org. Program is included in…

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Saturday Alive! Little Defenders

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Though many critters be small, they be mighty! The world is very large for some animals but they don’t allow that to keep them down. These little ones have mastered ways to fight off or hide from predators. Now these animals want to share their techniques with you. Visitors to Saturday Alive! Little Defenders will learn how the smallest animals manage to survive against the odds. This program is included in museum admission. Seating is limited and first come, first…

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June 2019

HerpFest

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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It’s time to celebrate those slinky, slimy, scaly friends again at HerpFest. Whether you love them or hate them, you have to be here! Join us Saturday, June 1 as we welcome back our reptilian and amphibian critters. Live animals will be on display throughout the Anniston Museum of Natural History from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM courtesy of the Alabama Herpetological Society, Jacksonville State University Herp LAB, Alabama 4H Science School, Cheaha State Park, JSU Field Schools,  Noccalula Falls,…

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Creature Teacher

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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The Anniston Museum houses a variety of live animals who enhance the Exhibit Halls and educate our visitors. 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

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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The 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. Each week, guests can meet a new critter in the Exhibit Halls and learn about that animal’s importance in their ecosystem.   This program is included with museum admission. AM&G Members are free.

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Saturday Alive! Colossal Critters

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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These aren’t your average sized critters, they are colossal! These animals are sure to impress with their size and range of adaptations. Viewers of June’s Saturday Alive will earn what, aside from the obvious, makes these large animals special and crucial to their environments. This program is included with museum admission. Seating is limited and first come, first served.

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Creature Teacher

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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The 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. Each week, guests can meet a new critter in the Exhibit Halls and learn about that animal’s importance in their ecosystem.   This program is included with museum admission. AM&G Members are free.

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Beginning Composting

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anniston Museum of Natural History, 800 Museum Drive
Anniston, Alabama 36206
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Alabama’s soil isn’t always fit for certain crops or flowers, but even when it is, some plants need a bit more help to thrive. Composting is a fantastic way to grow healthy plants and to give back to your environment. Come learn how to begin your own compost piles, materials that make for good composting, and where to find composting containers for an array of prices! This program is included in museum admission. Program is limited to 40 people and…

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