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Little Explorers Preschool Program
10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Anniston Museum of Natural History is the perfect place to keep your preschooler entertained and engaged, all while learning about the world around them. Every Tuesday, our education team will encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. E , ...
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Berman Book Club
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Experience history through a wide variety of books and topics including historical fiction, biographies, and non-fiction. Each month, we will have discussions and view relevant artifacts from the Berman collection that relate to the book. History comes to life when we learn the stories behind the events! May book selec , ...
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Exploring the Natural World Homeschool Class Series
10:00 am - 11:30 am
IF the class is full, join the Wait List by emailing Education Director Aimee Grey at amageducation@annistonal.gov. We need the following information to add you to the Wait List: guardian and student name, class age group (ages 9-13 or 5-8), phone number, and email address. Thank you! Each month students will explore t , ...
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Little Explorers Preschool Program
10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Anniston Museum of Natural History is the perfect place to keep your preschooler entertained and engaged, all while learning about the world around them. Every Tuesday, our education team will encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. E , ...
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Rock the Trails
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Did you know the Anniston Museums and Gardens (AM&G) is home to three nature trails with a wide variety of plant species? You can explore the Mrs. Eugenia G. Brannon Nature Trail with two main loops, the Bird of Prey Trail, and the Longleaf Nature Trail.  Explore with our education team for a fun afternoon of creat , ...
Creature Feature
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds?  Join us in the exhibit halls on the 2nd Saturday of each month between 1:00pm and 2:00pm to meet and learn about one of our animal ambassadors. You never know who will be featured! This program is included in , ...
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Little Explorers Preschool Program
10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Anniston Museum of Natural History is the perfect place to keep your preschooler entertained and engaged, all while learning about the world around them. Every Tuesday, our education team will encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. E , ...
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Plant Sale
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Third Thursday is Plant Sale day! Support the growth of the Longleaf Botanical Gardens and your gardening green thumb by purchasing plants! We have a variety of trees, shrubs, natives, tropicals, and more! Plant Sales are at the LBG Greenhouses from 10:00am – 5:00pm. *** There are no Third Thursday Plant Sales in , ...
Third Thursday: A Brief Natural History of the Talladega Mountains 1600-2022
5:00 pm
Join us Thursday, May 19, at 5:00pm for a special presentation with Wildlife Biologist Jonathan Stober as he discusses the natural history of our beautiful Talladega Mountains. Stober will discuss fire ecology, the unique flora and fauna found in the Talladega Mountains, and his current restoration work. Jonathan Stobe , ...
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Hands-on History: Create Your Own Wax Seal
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wax seals have been used since the Middle Ages to seal documents, both personal and official. Join us at the Berman Museum any time between 1:00pm and 3:00pm to learn how seals have been used throughout history and create your own personalized seal. This program is included in museum admission and is free for members. , ...
Bug Basics
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Delve into the land of the unseen and learn about the tiny critters that run the world. Join hobby entomologists and AM&G staff members Cecilia Johnson and Makaila Carpenter as they demonstrate insect capturing and observation techniques. This program is for ages 10 to adult. This program is included in museum admi , ...
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Little Explorers Preschool Program
10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Anniston Museum of Natural History is the perfect place to keep your preschooler entertained and engaged, all while learning about the world around them. Every Tuesday, our education team will encourage curiosity, exploration, and learning through play with stories, activities, and crafts about the natural world. E , ...
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Saturday Alive!
1:00 pm
Saturday Alive! has returned to the Anniston Museum of Natural History. Each month, we’ll discuss a new topic and introduce you to several of our animal ambassadors. There is always something new to learn at the Anniston Museums and Gardens! This program is included in museum admission and is free for members. , ...
Insect Pinning Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Are you fascinated by our six-legged friends? Would you like to start your own insect collection? Join the education team and learn how to pin and mount insects like a pro. Create stunning and intriguing displays or show off your new entomology skill. Register online at www.ExploreAMAG.org or call 256-237-6766. This wo , ...
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