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Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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February 2020

2020 WaterWatch “Climate Change Cafe: Keeping Your Head Above Water”

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free

2020 WaterWatch Lecture Series Wednesdays at 7:00 pm January 15–March 4, 2020 • FREE ADMISSION! at the South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell February 19 - Climate Change Cafe: Keeping Your Head Above Water - Alexandra Vecchio, Mass Audubon Climate Change Program Manager - The subject of climate change with all of its ramifications can be overwhelming. We know our life choices have significant impacts on the health of our communities and planet. We struggle with individual…

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Tales from the Wild

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$20 - $30

Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers Every other Monday, January 13–April 6 9:30am-11:30pm Ages 6-11 Nature did it first! Join us as we explore the world of engineering by designing, building, and testing our ideas inspired by nature. Participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in engineering based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Fees: $20 Member; $30 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Exploration for Homeschool Families – Frozen Science

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $12

Exploration Programs for Homeschool Families Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am Ages 3+ (Accompanied by an adult) Join other homeschool families for handson exploration of the habitats, biodiversity and natural history surrounding SSNSC. Each month will focus on a different theme. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. January 21 – Animal Adaptations February 25 – Frozen Science March 17 – Maple Sugaring April 14 – Vernal Pool Exploration Fees: $10 Member; $12 Non-Member per class Click Here to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Mammal Munchkins

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Wednesdays, January 8 through March 25 (No Classes February 19, March 4) 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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2020 WaterWatch “The Life History and Conservation of the Diamondback Terrapin”

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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2020 WaterWatch Lecture Series Wednesdays at 7:00 pm January 15–March 4, 2020 • FREE ADMISSION! at the South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell February 26 - The Life History and Conservation of the Diamondback Terrapin - Patty Levasseur, Graduate Researcher, Mass Audubon Wellfleet Bay & University of Massachusetts - A once abundant turtle species, diamondback terrapins were an important food source for the Continental Army and later for slaves on coastal plantations dating back to the 1700s.…

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Mammel Munchkins (New Day Added)

February 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Thursdays, January 23 through March 26 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Tales from the Wild

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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March 2020

Homeschool Scientists

March 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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2020 WaterWatch “Weather vs. Climate and Climate Change”

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free

2020 WaterWatch Lecture Series Wednesdays at 7:00 pm January 15–March 4, 2020 • FREE ADMISSION! at the South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane, Norwell March 4 - Weather vs. Climate and Climate Change - Eleanor Vallier-Talbot, Meterologist National Weather Service - Weather watchers everywhere have been seeing the changes that have been happening around us, especially with the increasing number and intensity of storms locally and worldwide. Prolonged droughts have also caused major problems, especially with dwindling water…

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Mammel Munchkins (New Day Added)

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Thursdays, January 23 through March 26 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Tales from the Wild

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$20 - $30

Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers Every other Monday, January 13–April 6 9:30am-11:30pm Ages 6-11 Nature did it first! Join us as we explore the world of engineering by designing, building, and testing our ideas inspired by nature. Participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in engineering based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Fees: $20 Member; $30 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Mammal Munchkins

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Wednesdays, January 8 through March 25 (No Classes February 19, March 4) 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

March 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Mammel Munchkins (New Day Added)

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Thursdays, January 23 through March 26 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Ladies Night Out

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Ladies Night Out Thursday, March 12 7:00-10:00pm Adults Join us for an evening of friendship and fun. Shop from localvendors and try a chance at winning a great selection of raffle items while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Organized by Nature Center Preschool Family Advisory Council.

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Tales from the Wild

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Norwell High School Art Show

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Norwell High School Art Show March 10 – April 5 Opening Reception Saturday, March 14 2:00-4:00pm

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Exploration for Homeschool Families – Maple Sugaring

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $12

Exploration Programs for Homeschool Families Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am Ages 3+ (Accompanied by an adult) Join other homeschool families for handson exploration of the habitats, biodiversity and natural history surrounding SSNSC. Each month will focus on a different theme. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. January 21 – Animal Adaptations February 25 – Frozen Science March 17 – Maple Sugaring April 14 – Vernal Pool Exploration Fees: $10 Member; $12 Non-Member per class Click Here to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Mammal Munchkins

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Wednesdays, January 8 through March 25 (No Classes February 19, March 4) 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

March 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Mammel Munchkins (New Day Added)

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Thursdays, January 23 through March 26 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Tales from the Wild

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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A Night at the Museum: STEMsational Superstars

March 20 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

A Night at the Museum:  STEMsational Superstars Friday, March 20 4:30-7:00pm, Drop-in Ages 3 & up Join us for exciting science explorations while meeting with local women scientists and engineers. Through hands-on activities, learn about the cool things they do at work in addition to what inspired them to pursue their passion. Fees: Free with Admission

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Nature Encounters

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers

March 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$20 - $30

Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers Every other Monday, January 13–April 6 9:30am-11:30pm Ages 6-11 Nature did it first! Join us as we explore the world of engineering by designing, building, and testing our ideas inspired by nature. Participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in engineering based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Fees: $20 Member; $30 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Mammal Munchkins

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Wednesdays, January 8 through March 25 (No Classes February 19, March 4) 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Mammel Munchkins (New Day Added)

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Mammal Munchkins Thursdays, January 23 through March 26 9:30-10:30am Ages 1.5-3 years (With a caregiver) Join your munchkin as we learn about mammals and their forest friends through games, movement, crafts and outdoor exploration. Please dress for the weather. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member (Caregiver Free) Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Tales from the Wild

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Spring Egg-stravaganza

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 20, 2020 at 2:00pm

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$11 - $15

Spring Egg-stravaganza Sunday, March 29 2 Sessions: 11:00am, 2:00pm All ages, accompanied by an adult Rabbits, chickens, and eggs are a sure sign of spring! We’ll learn how to decorate eggs with natural dyes, enjoy an egg hunt, and search for clues that spring is near. Space is limited. Click HERE to register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable. Fees: $11 Member Child; $15 NonMember Child (Adults are free)

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April 2020

Homeschool Scientists

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

April 1 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers

April 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 6, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$20 - $30

Nature Inspired Engineering for Homeschoolers Every other Monday, January 13–April 6 9:30am-11:30pm Ages 6-11 Nature did it first! Join us as we explore the world of engineering by designing, building, and testing our ideas inspired by nature. Participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in engineering based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Fees: $20 Member; $30 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

April 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

April 8 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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SSNSC Closed for Easter

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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SSNSC Closed April 12 for Easter

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Exploration for Homeschool Families – Vernal Pool

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $12

Exploration Programs for Homeschool Families Tuesdays, 10:00-11:30am Ages 3+ (Accompanied by an adult) Join other homeschool families for handson exploration of the habitats, biodiversity and natural history surrounding SSNSC. Each month will focus on a different theme. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. January 21 – Animal Adaptations February 25 – Frozen Science March 17 – Maple Sugaring April 14 – Vernal Pool Exploration Fees: $10 Member; $12 Non-Member per class Click Here to Register. Registration is Non-refundable, Non-transferable.

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Homeschool Scientists

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until April 15, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$14 - $16

Homeschool Scientists Wednesdays, January 15–April 15 (No classes February 19) 9:30–11:00am Ages 4-8 Using the natural world, hands-on experiments, and the museum’s unique collections, participants will learn fundamental skills and concepts in science, based on the Massachusetts STE Curriculum Framework. Dress for the weather. Fees: $14 Member; $16 Non-Member per class Click HERE to Register.  Registration is non-refundable, non-transferable.

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Spring Discovery Day

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Spring Discovery Day Saturday, April 18 11:00am-2:00pm, Drop-in All Ages Join us for a day of hands-on exploration as we experience the fun of the season! Come dressed for the weather. Fees: Free with Admission

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Celebrate Earth with Citizen Science

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Celebrate Earth with Citizen Science Monday, April 20 10:00am–2:00pm All Ages Take Action! Explore citizen science projects like Squirrel Watch, The Ladybug Project, and Urban Birds! Learn what you can do in your own backyard and community to contribute to real world scientific research! Includes hands-on activities and guided nature walks. Fees: Free with Admission

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April Vacation Week – Animal Conservation

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$72 - $87

April Vacation Week April: Tuesday–Friday, April 21-24 9:00am-2:30pm Ages 6-10 years Find out what it means to be “Extreme Green” (April) as we learn about and explore the natural world through hands-on activities and scientific investigations. Each day will feature a different nature-based STEAM topic. Check website for daily themes. Sign-up for individual days. Fees: $72/day Member; $87/day NonMember Click Here to register.  Registration is non-transferable, non-refundable. Tuesday, April 20: Animal Conservation Wednesday, April 21: Citizen Science Thursday, April 22: …

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April Vacation Week – Citizen Science

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$72 - $87

April Vacation Week April: Tuesday–Friday, April 21-24 9:00am-2:30pm Ages 6-10 years Find out what it means to be “Extreme Green” (April) as we learn about and explore the natural world through hands-on activities and scientific investigations. Each day will feature a different nature-based STEAM topic. Check website for daily themes. Sign-up for individual days. Fees: $72/day Member; $87/day NonMember Click Here to register.  Registration is non-transferable, non-refundable. Tuesday, April 20: Animal Conservation Wednesday, April 21: Citizen Science Thursday, April 22: …

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April Vacation Week – Green Gardens

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$72 - $87

April Vacation Week April: Tuesday–Friday, April 21-24 9:00am-2:30pm Ages 6-10 years Find out what it means to be “Extreme Green” (April) as we learn about and explore the natural world through hands-on activities and scientific investigations. Each day will feature a different nature-based STEAM topic. Check website for daily themes. Sign-up for individual days. Fees: $72/day Member; $87/day NonMember Click Here to register.  Registration is non-transferable, non-refundable. Tuesday, April 20: Animal Conservation Wednesday, April 21: Citizen Science Thursday, April 22: …

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April Vacation Week – Green Power

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 24, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$72 - $87

April Vacation Week April: Tuesday–Friday, April 21-24 9:00am-2:30pm Ages 6-10 years Find out what it means to be “Extreme Green” (April) as we learn about and explore the natural world through hands-on activities and scientific investigations. Each day will feature a different nature-based STEAM topic. Check website for daily themes. Sign-up for individual days. Fees: $72/day Member; $87/day NonMember Click Here to register.  Registration is non-transferable, non-refundable. Tuesday, April 20: Animal Conservation Wednesday, April 21: Citizen Science Thursday, April 22: …

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Tales from the Wild

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Eyes On Owls – 11:00am

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Join us in our Vine Hall for a fun and educational show that is sure to delight the entire family. Ages 3 and up. No strollers please. All programs require tickets unless otherwise noted. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member. Call 781-659-2559 to purchase tickets. Eyes on Owls Sunday, April 26 Two Shows: 11:00am, 1:00pm Owl experts Marcia and Mark Wilson will introduce us to their menagerie of owls. Get an up-close view of these amazing citizens of the New England…

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Eyes on Owls – 1pm

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$8 - $11

Join us in our Vine Hall for a fun and educational show that is sure to delight the entire family. Ages 3 and up. No strollers please. All programs require tickets unless otherwise noted. Fees: $8 Member; $11 Non-Member. Call 781-659-2559 to purchase tickets. Eyes on Owls Saturday, January 4 Sunday, April 26 Two Shows: 11:00am, 1:00pm Owl experts Marcia and Mark Wilson will introduce us to their menagerie of owls. Get an up-close view of these amazing citizens of…

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Boots and Shoots

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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May 2020

Tales from the Wild

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Boots and Shoots

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

May 6 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Nature Center Preschool Art Show Reception

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free

Nature Center Preschool Art Show Reception Opening Reception: Wednesday, May 6 6:00 – 7:00pm

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Tales from the Wild

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Native & Wildflower Plant Sale

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Native & Wildflower Plant Sale Saturday, May 9 8am to 2pm. Just in time for Mother's Day! Choose from native species, wildflowers, plants that attract butterflies and hummingbirds, drought tolerant species and more. Don't miss the beautiful spring ephemerals in the in the Wildlings Garden.

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Nature Encounters

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Boots and Shoots

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Boots and Shoots

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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SSNSC Closed Memorial Day

May 24 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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SSNSC Closed May 24-25 for Memorial Day

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Boots and Shoots

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

May 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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Tales from the Wild

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 29, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Tales from the Wild Fridays, through May 29 10:00am Ages 5 & Under Join us for a half hour of nature themed storytelling that will delight young listeners. Extend your stay to explore the EcoZone.

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Nature Encounters

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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June 2020

Boots and Shoots

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

June 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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In the Garden

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

In the Garden Fridays, beginning June 5 10:00am All ages From storytelling to hands on investigations, join us in the garden to discover and explore this amazing ecosystem. Extend your stay and cool off in the EcoZone. Free with Admission.

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Nature Encounters

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Boots and Shoots

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 9, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map
$10 - $13

Boots and Shoots Tuesdays, April 28 through June 9 1:00–2:00pm Ages 3-6 Put on your gardening boots, it’s time to wake up the vegetable beds! Learn and explore in the Jose Carreiro Children’s Garden with hands-on activities, crafts, stories, and games for young gardeners. Each week will be geared towards a different theme. Fees: $10 Member; $13 Non-Member per class

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
+ Google Map

Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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In the Garden

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

In the Garden Fridays, beginning June 5 10:00am All ages From storytelling to hands on investigations, join us in the garden to discover and explore this amazing ecosystem. Extend your stay and cool off in the EcoZone. Free with Admission.

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Nature Encounters

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Native Plants and Non-Native Plants: South Shore 

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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$30 - $36

Native Plants and Non-Native Plants: South Shore  Delve into the plants and habitats of the South Shore. Through classroom discussion and field application, we will explore how native plants coexist in natural habitats and what happens when plants are forced to abandon their native ranges. This session will address plant mechanisms for coexistence, geographic boundaries in defining “native,” threats of native-invasive hybridization, incubation periods of invasive plants, and differentiation between native, non-native, and invasive plants.  Saturday, June 13, 2020, 11…

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Parents & Tots Nature Walk

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until November 20, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Parents & Tots Nature Walk Wednesdays, starting April 1 (No class April 22) 9:30-10:30am Ages 5 and under (With a caregiver) Take a leisurely guided walk with your tot to discover the wonders of the woods, pond, garden, and more! Explore the outdoors and investigate the change in seasons with one of our environmental educators. Dress for the weather! Fees: $6 Member; $9 Non-Member (Caregiver Free)

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In the Garden

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until August 28, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

In the Garden Fridays, beginning June 5 10:00am All ages From storytelling to hands on investigations, join us in the garden to discover and explore this amazing ecosystem. Extend your stay and cool off in the EcoZone. Free with Admission.

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Nature Encounters

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 26, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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Free with Admission

Family Prime Time (Drop-in, Free with Admission, Approximately 30 minutes long) Nature Encounters Saturdays, 10:00am All Ages Come help feed the many creatures of our EcoZone and get a closer look by exploring some nature touchables with Science Center environmental educators.

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Closed

June 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 6, 2020

South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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SSNSC is Closed on Sundays from June 21 through September 6.

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Nature Adventures Camp Week 1: Mucky Muddy Mania

June 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center, 48 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061 United States
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2020 Camp Themes Our exciting nature-based weekly themes emphasize fun, hands-on experiences for campers to discover the natural world around them through age-appropriate activities. Campers at each age level develop skills and knowledge which encourage confidence, cooperation, curiosity, and compassion for the natural world. Each week we feature a different camp wide theme. Week 1: Mucky Muddy Mania (June 22-June 26) Come get messy in the mud kitchen and muck around in the pond.  Discover what plants and animals live…

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