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Family 2nd Saturday: Sustainability
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Sustainability

April Theme: Sustainability - Join our educators and volunteers as we explore ways to take better care of our world. Meet local hobbyists, investigate plastics and recycling, and discover ways to reduce waste and live sustainably. Free for Members / Included with Park admission.

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Family 2nd Saturday: Out of this World
Mar
9
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Out of this World

Joins us every month for Family 2nd Saturday at Turtle Bay! This month, join us in Zubie’s Classroom for a guided creative session led by local high school art students from U-Prep. Workshops are on a first come, first serve basis and each is different from the last. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the workshops. Materials will be provided.

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Family 2nd Saturday: Art Studio
Feb
9
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Art Studio

Joins us every month for Family 2nd Saturday at Turtle Bay! This month, join us in Zubie’s Classroom for a guided creative session led by local high school art students from U-Prep. Workshops are on a first come, first serve basis and each is different from the last. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the workshops. Materials will be provided.

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Family 2nd Saturday: Just Add Water
Jan
12
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Just Add Water

Abundant, mysterious and an absolute necessity – water is a unique and fascinating substance. Join our educators and volunteers for colorful activities and exciting demonstrations that explore water and its properties! From painting with watercolors to watching water defy gravity – there will be activities for everyone is the family to enjoy.

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Family 2nd Saturday: The Wind Tube Challenge
Jun
9
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: The Wind Tube Challenge

What are the best materials and shapes to make something fly? Play with aerodynamics as you build and test many different floating forms that hover and spin in our wind tube! Can you make an object float, spin or swirl? See what shenanigans your creations can perform!

Free with Park admission

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Family 2nd Saturday: Breathtaking Bugs
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Breathtaking Bugs

What they lack in size they make up for in numbers! From butterflies to earthworms, bugs come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. This month, join our volunteers and educators as we discover what makes these creepy crawlies tick. Assemble your own butterfly wings, meet an entomologist (a bug scientist) and learn how to dance like a bee.

Free with Park admission

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Family 2nd Saturday: Color, Crafts & Canvas
Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Color, Crafts & Canvas

Family 2nd Saturday is a monthly program that enhances the visitor’s park experience by offering additional interactive opportunities. This month, celebrate the Chinese New Year by decorating a red envelope to gift. We will also be coloring on canvas bags to take home along with other art activities. Purchase a bag here or bring your own from home. Fabric markers and stencils will be provided. Canvas bags will be sold in the museum for $4.00 each while supplies last. Free for members, included in Park admission, only at Turtle Bay!

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​​​​​​​Family 2nd Saturday: You’re the Artist
Jan
13
10:30 AM10:30

​​​​​​​Family 2nd Saturday: You’re the Artist

Family 2nd Saturday is a monthly program that enhances the visitor’s park experience by offering additional interactive opportunities. This month, join us in Zubie’s Classroom for a guided creative session led by local high school art students from U-Prep.  Now you are the artist - learn how to construct a giraffe, create a portrait, draw a cat, and more! Workshops are on a first come, first serve basis and each is different from the last. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate in the workshops. Materials will be provided. Free for members, included in Park admission, only at Turtle Bay!

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Family 2nd Saturday: Creature Creations
Sep
9
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Creature Creations

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Kool April Nites presents
Family 2nd Saturday: Creature Creations
Saturday 9/9, 11am-3pm

Whether you’ve dreamt about flying with dragons or heard about a monster in the woods, we invite you and your family to join us as we put the pieces together and create creatures of our own! Let us paint your face and transform you into a dragon or mermaid. Design your own fantastic creature to keep for yourself. With our art supplies and volunteers ready, we will be sure to help your creature come to life.

Free for Members / Included in Park Admission 

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