Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Apr 23, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Trillions of microbes make their homes inside our bodies, and we wouldn’t be able to survive without each other! Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome invites people of all ages to explore the vibrant world of our inner microorganisms through engaging, interactive, and bilingual exhibits while discovering who our constant microbial companions are, where they live, how diverse they are,...

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Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World

Academy of Natural Sciences

Apr 23, 2018 - May 6, 2018

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

Come “face-to-snout” with live crocodilians, a group of reptiles that has evolved and thrived for 200 million years thanks to their brute strength, keen senses and murderous instincts. Today’s crocs range from diminutive forest dwellers to monstrous creatures that eat wildebeests, buffaloes and occasionally people. Their ancestors were the galloping land predators, jumping...

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Garden Insider: A Series of Garden Walks, Talks and Demonstrations

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Apr 25, 2018 - May 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Each event will introduce attendees to a specialist who will share their insights and expertise about the venue's garden and estate, its history, horticulture or the environment. Presentations may be in the form of a walk, talk, or demonstration (or a combination). April 4: The Inspiration Behind Winterthur’s New Garden Follies (talk) Interested in learning more about...

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Gentle Yoga

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Apr 26, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Thursday.

This yoga class is open to all levels. You’ll practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring a yoga mat, small towel and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine.  Class will move outdoors as weather permits. 

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Kestrel Partnership Project

Brandywine Zoo Education Building

Apr 27, 2018

Jacque Williamson will present the Delaware Kestrel Partnership Project, a research project started in 2014 by the Brandywine Zoo studying American Kestrel populations in Delaware.  American Kestrels, North America's smallest species of falcon, have been in decline across the continent since the 1960s, most notably in the Mid-Atlantic region. With a decrease in Kestrel...

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Arbor Day Celebration

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Apr 28, 2018

Walk through the “woods” and learn about why trees are important, ways to identify trees, how trees grow, treats we get from trees, and tree arts and crafts. Take part in outdoor storytime featuring TheTree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins, one of this year’s Longwood Gardens Community Read featured books.   

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