All programs in Smead Discovery Center are free with Museum admission. No registration required.
Monday-Saturday: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 1 to 4:30 pm
WORLD WATER DAY
Saturday, March 21; 10 am to 4 pm
Dive into the wonders of water with family-friendly activities. Make a recycled sailboat and draw a poster in honor of World Water Day.
GET YOUR GARDEN GOING
Saturday, April 4; 1 to 3 pm
Get ready for spring! Plant seeds for your family’s garden. Recycled containers, seeds, and starter mix will be provided. Learn about seed starting with a master gardener and find out about the Museum’s Seed Share program.
Saturday, April 11; 1 to 3 pm
Celebrate Save the Frogs Day with Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Zoology Roberta Muehlheim. See amphibian skeletons from our collection and discover why these creatures are so important. Learn the calls of local frogs, make a frog craft and take home an Amphibians of Ohio Field Guide.
Saturday, April 25; 10 am to 4 pm
Make a comet craft, play a planet ring toss game and fill in the blanks to complete an astronomy mad lib.
RECYCLED BIRD FEEDER CRAFT
Saturday, May 9; 1 to 3 pm
Create your own bird feeder out of a plastic bottle and make a bird identification wheel to help you recognize some of the birds at your feeder.
WORLD TURTLE DAY
Saturday, May 23; 1 to 3 pm
Come out of your shell to celebrate World Turtle Day. Meet the Museum’s live box, painted and snapping turtles and learn about these creatures with Director of Wildlife Resources Harvey Webster. Touch a sea turtle specimen from our collection and make a turtle craft.