Insect Pinning Workshop!

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Insect Pinning Workshop 

Saturday, May 28, 2:00pm – 3:30pm 

AMNH Classroom 

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 workshop is limited to 15 people, ages 10 and up. Pre-registration is required by Friday, May 27. Workshop tickets are $5 per person. Anniston Museums and Gardens members receive a $2 discount per registrant. 

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Saturday Alive at the Learning Lodge!

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“Saturday Alive” is returning to the Anniston Museum of Natural History. Each month, guests may meet our animal ambassador in this interactive program. Learn about the animal ambassadors’ characteristic and other fun facts!

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Bug Basics!

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Bug Basics 

Saturday, May 21, 2:00pm – 3:30pm 

Learning Lodge 

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 admission and is free for members. 

Rock the Trails!

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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 creativity as we paint nature-inspired images and encouraging messages on rocks. Once your masterpiece is complete, you can help us “Rock the Trails” by placing your rock on one of AM&G’s three trails for guests to enjoy along the way. 

This program is included in museum admission and is free for members. 

Creature Feature!

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Did you know that the Anniston Museums and Gardens is home to a variety of live reptiles, mammals, and birds? Make plans to 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 museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Little Explorers Preschool Program !

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Little Explorers Preschool Program 

Every Tuesday in May, 10:30am – 11:00am 

Anniston Museum of Natural History 

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. Each week, a new subject will be explored, and animal ambassadors will drop in periodically to help out! Following the program, parents and caregivers are encouraged to explore the museum with their children and learn more about the day’s topic in our exhibit halls. 

This program is included in museum admission and is free for members. 

Saturday Alive at the Learning Lodge!

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“Saturday Alive” is returning to the Anniston Museum of Natural History. Each month, guests may meet our animal ambassador in this interactive program. Learn about the animal ambassadors’ characteristic and other fun facts!

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members. 

Wild About You! Family Valentine’s Dance!

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We are Wild About You at the Anniston Museums and Gardens!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with us on Friday, February 11, from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Enjoy a fun family night filled with dancing, singing, sweets, and more! Dinner will be catered by Cutter’s Pizza, and music will be provided by Good Times Entertainment. Anniston Museum of Natural History’s exhibit halls will be open, so you can Explore Your World, meet our animal ambassadors, and make new museum memories! All proceeds from the dance support our mission and benefit ongoing museum needs.

Wild About You! tickets are $15/Adult, $10/Child, and children ages 0-3 are free. Purchase your tickets online at www.ExploreAMAG.org or call 256-237-6766. Tickets are limited, so register now!

Interested in sponsoring this family event? Contact Hunter Turner to learn more at hturner@annistonal.gov or call 256-237-6766 x 409.

Hearts A Plenty!

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Join us at the Anniston Museum of Natural History as we take an in-depth look at a wide variety of animal hearts. From the microscopic to the gigantic, from one heart to multiple hearts to no heart at all, the animal kingdom is full of weirdly fascinating pumps.

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.

Amazing Adaptations: Eyes!

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Animals have the amazing ability to adapt to their environment in a variety of ways. Join our Education team any time between 1:00pm and 3:00pm in the exhibit halls as we explore how animals use their eyes to survive and thrive in their environments.

This program is included in museum admission and free for AM&G members.