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October 2016

October 29, 2016

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal show

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 11 am – 3 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will…
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Saturday Adventure Series: Bat Buddies

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 (10 - 11am)
We’re all going batty! Creepy critters of the night Do they give you a great fright? Come to Shangri La and see Bats are friends to you and me! Just in time for Halloween And fun for the whole family!   Included with general admission. Members free.   Register for this class below. For more info on the Saturday Adventure Series,…
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October 22, 2016

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Saturday Adventure Series: The Dirt on Soil

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 (10 - 11am)
“Gardens need lots of water-most of it perspiration.” Every garden starts in the same place: the soil. Discover how soil helps plants grow and get all 10 fingers dirty during some hands-on experiments. Then use the findings to make and take a soil wrapped seed bomb. Included with general admission. Members free.   Register…
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October 15, 2016

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Saturday Adventure Series: Swamp Symphony

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 (10 - 11am)
Listen up and let’s B-Sharp! Frogs, birds and bugs sing sweet songs just in time for symphony weekend. Join the critter chorus and perform a new swamp symphony using sounds found in nature, then make and take a bamboo wind chime! Make sure to bring the whole family as an audience…
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October 8, 2016

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Saturday Adventure Series: Budding Botanists

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 (10 - 11am)
Q: “Where does a botanist sleep?” A: “On a Mon-o-cot” There are so many plants at Shangri La! How do we tell them all apart? Enjoy a family program and learn some of the key features that scientists use for identifying plants. Before “leafing,” become a junior botanist and make a…
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October 1, 2016

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Saturday Adventure Series: Buzz Off – Keeping Insects at Bay the Natural Way

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 (10 - 11am)
“Texas ‘skeeters’ are big enough to keep as a pet!” The heat may be fading, but the mosquitoes sure aren’t! Join friends and neighbors for a family-friendly program and discover which plants can keep people bite-free this fall. Then, create a natural insect repellent to bring home. Included with general admission. Members…
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September 2016

September 24, 2016

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal show

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 11 am – 3 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will…
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Saturday Adventure Series: A Dig Through Time

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 (10 - 11am)
Mysterious historical site just uncovered! Help is needed to unearth ancient artifacts and explain their undiscovered uses. Practice archaeological excavation techniques and install a Cartesian grid over the area. Bring the whole family and be ready to get a little dirty as we dig through time! Included with general admission. Members free.   Register…
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September 17, 2016

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Saturday Adventure Series: Beneath the Bayou

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 (10 - 11am)
Learn what’s hanging out below the waterline Explore the hidden world of wetlands with your family and take a look below the surface to discover some bottom-dwelling critters. Many insects start their lives underwater, and it’s surprising what they can tell us! Included with general admission. Members free.   Register for this class below. For…
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August 2016

August 27, 2016

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal show

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 (11am - 3pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 11 am – 3 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will…
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