Tag Archives: animals

September is Preschool Month at AAHOM

I know it is nearly half-way through September, but I wanted to share that September is Preschool Month at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. They will have special events geared towards preschoolers during the month. The Music Lady, Beverly Meyer will be performing on Saturday, September 13 and 27 from 11:30a-1p. Most preschoolers love animals, so they will love […]

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Toddler & Preschool Programs at Leslie Science & Nature Center Begin in September

Next week’s Back To School doesn’t just affect the school-aged children, it affects a lot of programming at kid-friendly venues around town. During the school year, there is an increased focus on daytime activities for toddlers and preschoolers as venues shift away from summer camp and activities for school-aged children. Leslie Science & Nature Center offers a number of programs […]

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Shop at Whole Foods, Benefit Hands on Museum

We love the Ann Arbor Hands on Museum and I try to support them as much as possible. The Whole Foods Market Cranbrook (Ann Arbor-Saline Rd & Eisenhower Pkwy) have selected the Critters Up Close collaboration with Leslie Science & Nature Center as a beneficiary of their 5% Shopping Day Program for Thursday, January 16. 5% of all sales will […]

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Kids & Creatures Classes at The Creature Conservancy in January

Does your preschooler (age 2-5) love animals? If you are looking for a fun class for them, check out this “Kids and Creatures” class at The Creature Conservancy. Meeting a Skink – Photo provided by The Creature Conservancy The session will meet from 10a-noon on Thursday mornings from January 9 through February 13. The class is $90 for one child […]

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Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on a Field Trip to see Sandhill Cranes

Next weekend, Leslie Science & Nature Center is co-ordinating an all ages field trip to Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary that is visited by migrating sandhill cranes. Phyllis Haehnle Memorial Sanctuary is located on Seymour Rd northeast of Jackson. If you are interested in joining the field trip, plan to meet at Leslie Science & Nature Center at 2p on Sunday, […]

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Critters Up Close brings together Ann Arbor Hands on Museum & Leslie Science & Nature Center

The Ann Arbor Hands on Museum is partnering with the Leslie Science & Nature Center (LSNC) to offer Critters Up Close on the second weekend of each month beginning with October 12 & 13. LSNC will bring animal guests and activities to the museum each month. See the press release below for more information: Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie […]

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Fifth Anniversary Celebrations at Whole Foods Market

The Whole Foods Market in Cranbrook Shopping Center has been celebrating their fifth anniversary this weekend. The celebration continues through Tuesday with several live animal events. The Leslie Science and Nature Center will be ringing their raptors include a bald eagle to the Whole Foods Market in Cranbrook Shopping Center today from 3:30-5:30p. Tomorrow the Michigan Native Butterfly Farm will […]

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