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Arthropods: Creatures That RuleCambridge, $
Sat, March 16, 2024  -  Thu, October 31, 2024   
Despite their small size, arthropods are some of the world’s mightiest creatures. Discover their amazing diversity at Arthropods: Creatures That Rule, with a new addition to the exhibition highlighting ants and termites.
Dragons and Mythical CreaturesRhode Island, $
Sun, April 7, 2024  -  Sun, August 11, 2024   
Step into a world where legends come alive. Discover Dragons & Mythical Creatures, an immersive experience featuring over 60 life-size animatronic wonders that will ignite your imagination!
Live Reptiles!Easton, Free
Today  -  Wed, April 17, 2024   
Reptile Shows of New England will bring some live reptiles. They will present and teach us about different reptiles such as snakes and lizards.
Osprey AdventureFalmouth, Free
Today  -  Wed, April 17, 2024   
Our Osprey traveled a long way this spring to begin nesting. We will learn about them by making a life-size osprey nest, playing some games and making a feathered Osprey mask to take home.
Children’s Reading Practice to Jax, BPM’s Chief Barketing OfficerBoston, Free
Today  -  Wed, April 17, 2024   
Join us for an adorable reading practice session with Jax, BPM's Chief Barketing Officer, a delightful series where children can enjoy practicing reading skills in an stress-free, judgment-free setting in the heart of Boston.
The Butterfly PlaceWestford, $
Thu, April 18, 2024  -  Mon, October 14, 2024   
See New England butterflies and tropical species from all over the world. Walk along a winding pathway. Observe butterflies sipping from flowers, basking in the sunshine and flying freely in a natural habitat.
Slippery and Scaly: Eely and FishyFalmouth, Free
Thu, April 18, 2024  -  Thu, April 18, 2024   
The American Eel has a fascinating migration story and so do some of our local fish. We will learn about them by catching some fish for a closer look.
Chickens and Eggsploration!Wenham, $
Thu, April 18, 2024  -  Thu, April 18, 2024   
During this workshop participants will have the opportunity to meet the “educated” hens from Waltham Fieods Community Farm and learn all about the fascinating world of chickens and eggs.
A Murder Most Fowl: Crows Myths and BehaviorMilton, Free
Sat, April 20, 2024  -  Sat, April 20, 2024   
Crows are remarkably social and intelligent animals. See how different cultures have viewed crows throughout history and how many myths are now being supported by modern science.
“Beavers, the Master Architects of Wetlands” ForumWorcester, $
Sat, April 20, 2024  -  Sat, April 20, 2024   
Join the EcoTarium for Beavers, the Master Architects of Wetlands, a forum where we delve into the profound ecological impact of beavers on wetland ecosystems and the policies crucial for their protection.
Party for the Planet at Franklin Park Zoo!Boston
Sun, April 21, 2024  -  Sun, April 21, 2024   
On April 21, join us for a fun Earth Day celebration at Franklin Park Zoo to learn more about the importance of conservation and how you can help protect our planet!
Earth Week: Reptile and Amphibian Night with Zoo New EnglandBoston, $
Tue, April 23, 2024  -  Tue, April 23, 2024   
Reptiles and Amphibians will take center stage at WBUR CitySpace! At reptile night, you’ll learn how Zoo New England is working to reintroduce rare marbled salamanders back into the wild and protect the Blanding’s turtle population.
Befriend the Barnyard at Appleton FarmsHamilton, $
Sat, May 4, 2024  -  Sat, May 25, 2024   
Befriend the Barnyard is a hands-on barnyard learning experience that allows you and your family to approach our barnyard buddies under the guidance of a professional farm-based educator.
Sensory-Friendly Open Barnyard at Weir River FarmHingham, $
Sat, May 4, 2024  -  Sat, May 4, 2024   
Welcome to Sensory-Friendly Open Barnyard at Weir River Farm! This program offers a dedicated hour with a reduced number of guests and quieter sensory friendly environment.
Cow Connection at Appleton FarmsHamilton, $$
Sat, May 4, 2024  -  Sat, May 25, 2024   
Come meet, cuddle, brush, talk, and sit with our hand-raised cows at Appleton Farms! Visit our scenic and historic dairy farm and enjoy an hour-long Cow Connection session with our two Jersey Dairy Cows.
Summer Zoocamp at Franklin ZooBoston, $$$
Mon, June 24, 2024  -  Fri, August 23, 2024   
Looking to go a little WILD during summer break? Zoo New England offers the perfect opportunity to learn about amazing wildlife while having a blast!
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