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Upcoming Events

Educator Saturdays in September Discovery Place September 24, 2016 Discovery Place

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 3) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of nature at Charlotte Nature Mu

Category: Educators Only
Solar Pyrography September 24, 2016
Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour September 24, 2016


'Hold a lens & the sun draws' at free solar pyrography workshop this Saturday September 23, 2016

Solar pyrography is an art form in which you hold a lens and the sun draws. It's as elegant as focusing the sun rays onto wood through a glass lens and yet as deep a pursuit to explore as any I know.