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Generation Fit: Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Geared toward making an impact on childhood obesity; this exhibit addresses nutrition, exercise & provides an interactive tool kit for disease prevention & healthy behavior.  Hands-on components, animation & exercise challenges help visitors appreciate that small, incremental changes can lead to a healthier lifestyle. Generation Fit supports the First Lady's...

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Discovery Den

Jun 30, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A new play area for exploring natural history, especially for visitors ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Investigate fossils, go camping, create a puppet show about New Jersey wildlife or read a book. 

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All American Celebration

Jun 30, 2016 - Jul 4, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 5 day(s).

Experience an array of patriotic festivities surrounding Independence Day, including the interactive Independence Day show, exploring the history of the Declaration of Independence and how the definition of “We the People” has expanded since Thomas Jefferson penned the famous words “…all men are created equal…” in 1776. Visitors can create colonial-era...

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Headed to the White House

Jun 30, 2016 - Nov 8, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Experience the only exhibit designed to engage visitors of all ages with the excitement of the election season. Join the race, earn the nomination and win the election, as artifacts, interactive and hands-on activities take you from the campaign trail and into the Oval Office all in one visit.

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Pairings: Photographs from the Collections of the Historical Society of Montgomery County

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

View a collection of 25 pairings of photos that cover a range of events, people and places from around the county.  To highlight this collection and illustrate its breadth, curator Susan Pavlik and archivist Nancy Sullivan have pulled together pairs of photos from the collection that work in tandem to tell stories about the county. Schedule

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Keeper Talks

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Join keepers for daily talks about the animals in the zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn. Locations and times vary daily.

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Children's Summer Reading Program

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 18, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Read exciting books about the outdoors, take hikes in search of the plants and critters in the stories, and make nature crafts to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Nature on the Go

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 25, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Drop in each week to check out a series of hands-on activities and interactive displays that investigate the unique and surprising characteristics of nature in parks. June 16:  Fun with Frog and Toad June 23:  Wild Wings June 30:  Squirrel Tales July 7:  Insect Illusions July 14:  Hidden Beauty July 21:  Water Walkers July 28:  Songbird...

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Free Time Adventures

Jun 30, 2016 - Aug 18, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday and Thursday.

This program is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 21st through August 18th, execept the week of July 4th, from 10AM-2PM during the summer at Bucktoe Creek Preserve. Each day will have a different theme, focusing around activities such as Salamander Hunting, Bird Watching, or Letterboxing. Schedule

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Tot Paint N Story

Jun 30, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Enjoy storytime, then make a themed masterpiece with paint.

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