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Exploring the Natural World Homeschool Class Series
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Annual registration Open                 August 1 -14 ($64/AM&G member; $80/non-member) 1st semester registration Open          August 15-21 ($40/AM&G member; $48/non-member) A La Carte registration Open           August 22 for 1st semester classes only ($15 per class/AM&G members; $18 per class/non-members , ...
Exploring the Natural World Homeschool Class: Fossils
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friday, September 3, 10:00am – 11:30am AMNH Classroom and Auditorium          This month students will explore their world utilizing the Anniston Museum of Natural History’s Dynamic Earth exhibit hall. Learn about and model the different types of fossils, learn where various fossils have been discovered around t , ...
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Hands-On History: Native American Hide Paintings
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 4, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Berman Classroom Join the Berman Museum between 1:00pm and 3:00pm to create a Native American hide painting. Make “hide” from paper and then decorate it using Native American signs and symbols that tell a story. Hands-On History is included in museum admission and free for m , ...
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Creature Feature
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday, September 11, 1:00pm – 1:30pm AMNH Exhibit Halls Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds? During this program, you will meet a live animal ambassador in one of the Anniston Museum of Natural History’s exhibit halls and learn how they can , ...
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Third Thursday: Tip Toe through the Tropicals – 10:00 AM
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Thursday, September 16, 10:00am Longleaf Botanical Gardens Tour the Tropicals throughout the Anniston Museums and Gardens this Third Thursday! Longleaf Botanical Gardens Director and Urban Extension Agent, Hayes Jackson, will guide visitors through the Courtyard Garden, Tropical Cascade Garden, and Banana Trees as , ...
Third Thursday: Tip Toe through the Tropicals – 5:00 PM
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Thursday, September 16, 5:00pm Longleaf Botanical Gardens Tour the Tropicals throughout the Anniston Museums and Gardens this Third Thursday! Longleaf Botanical Gardens Director and Urban Extension Agent, Hayes Jackson, will guide visitors through the Courtyard Garden, Tropical Cascade Garden, and Banana Trees as he s , ...
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Amazing Adaptations: Beaks
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 18, 1:00pm – 3:00pm AMNH Birds of the Americas exhibit hall Animals have the amazing ability to adapt to their environment in a variety of ways. Join the Anniston Museum of Natural History between 1:00pm and 3:00pm in the exhibit halls as we explore beaks in all shapes and sizes and discover w , ...
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Pitcher Plant Dissection Workshop
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Thursday, September 23, 3:00pm LBG Rotary Room Many people are familiar with the Venus fly trap, but the carnivorous canebrake pitcher plant is unique to Alabama. In this workshop, each participant will dissect a pitcher plant, discover how and what it eats, and how it grows. Each participant will also go home with his , ...
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Discovery Day: Ducks, Dogs, and Decoys
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday, September 25, 12:00pm – 3:00pm AMNH Join the Anniston Museum of Natural History in our newest temporary exhibit, Ducks, Dogs, and Decoys, between 12:00pm and 3:00pm as we dig deeper into the world of waterfowl, sporting dogs, and conservation with additional artifacts and activities. Discovery Day is in , ...
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