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Science Saturday: Summer Solstice
Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Summer Solstice

As the longest day of the year approaches, join us as we explore our neighborhood star, the sun! Create your own sundial, make art with the sunlight and find fun ways to stay cool this summer this Science Saturday. Science Saturday activities are FREE for Members / Included with Park admission.




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Science Saturday: Explosive Science
May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Explosive Science

Fizz, boom, POP! Chemical reactions can produce fun and exciting results. From small jumping pop rockets to giant soda geysers, join our educators and volunteers as we explore explosive science! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.




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Girl Scouts: Bugs and Brownies
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Girl Scouts: Bugs and Brownies

Become an entomologist and discover the world of bugs at Turtle Bay!  Bugs help us in lots of cool ways. Explore the world of bugs and learn more about these little creatures that do so much.  Girl Scout Brownies will draw bug posters, see bug collections, and explore bug homes! Brownies will earn the “Bugs” patch through hands-on activities and crafts. Pre-registration is required with Girl Scouts of Northern California.

REGISTER ONLINE HERE

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Week of the Young Child -  It’s A Big World!
Apr
11
9:00 AM09:00

Week of the Young Child - It’s A Big World!

  • Turtle Bay Exploration Park - Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Continue the celebration of Week of the Young Child! Enjoy fun activities throughout the Park and more with community partners. Join us at 10 am for an exciting story time. Special event admission is free for children 5 & under. Each child 5 & under admits one adult free of charge. Children ages 6 & older and additional adults are half price.

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Week of the Young Child - Pop-up Story Time
Apr
9
10:00 AM10:00

Week of the Young Child - Pop-up Story Time

  • Children’s Garden, McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Celebrate Week of the Young Child! Turtle Bay will be hosting a pop-up story time to encourage early literacy and learning. Join us for a story, healthy snack and fun activities. Free!

Children’s Garden, McConnell Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
1155 Arboretum Drive, Redding, CA

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Sensory Hour at the Museum
Apr
6
9:00 AM09:00

Sensory Hour at the Museum

We are proud to open our Museum doors with our lights dimmed, minimal sounds, and a relaxed atmosphere. Sensory Hour is an exclusive event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families to experience the Museum. This program is free, however pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information and to register, please call 530-242-3108.

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 Science Saturday: Welcome to Planet Earth
Mar
16
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Welcome to Planet Earth

This month for Science Saturday, bundle up and join us as we explore the many properties of dry ice. From coins that scream and ghostly bubbles, we hope you’re brave enough for the task. Come find out more about dry ice and what makes it so cool! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.

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Girl Scouts: Brownies Adventure Through Space
Mar
9
2:00 PM14:00

Girl Scouts: Brownies Adventure Through Space

Forests, birds, fish and more! Establish an appreciation and awareness of California’s North State region and its people through a self-led tour at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Upon arrival, all participants will receive a booklet to help lead them through Turtle Bay. Complete your booklet and receive a Turtle Bay patch! This patch program is available for Girl Scouts of all ages.

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Science Saturday: Dry Ice Exploration
Feb
16
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Dry Ice Exploration

This month for Science Saturday, bundle up and join us as we explore the many properties of dry ice. From coins that scream and ghostly bubbles, we hope you’re brave enough for the task. Come find out more about dry ice and what makes it so cool! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.

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Girl Scouts: Introductory Patch Day
Feb
9
10:00 AM10:00

Girl Scouts: Introductory Patch Day

Forests, birds, fish and more! Establish an appreciation and awareness of California’s North State region and its people through a self-led tour at Turtle Bay Exploration Park. Upon arrival, all participants will receive a booklet to help lead them through Turtle Bay. Complete your booklet and receive a Turtle Bay patch! This patch program is available for Girl Scouts of all ages.

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Sensory Hour at the Museum
Jan
26
9:00 AM09:00

Sensory Hour at the Museum

We are proud to open our Museum doors with our lights dimmed, minimal sounds, and a relaxed atmosphere. Sensory Hour is an exclusive event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families to experience the Museum. This program is free, however pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more information and to register, please call 530-242-3108.

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Science Saturday: People of the Forest
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: People of the Forest

Forests play an important role in our lives. We use forest products every day from the food we eat to the paper we use. Forests provide clean air, water, and economic opportunities. Join us and smokejumpers from the US Forest Service to learn about the art of crosscut sawing (and even give it a try!) and things you can do to help care for the natural resources around us. Come meet Smokey Bear and learn about fire prevention from 1 – 2 pm in the Museum!

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