Adult & Family Programs

The Center is the perfect place for people of all ages to spend quality time learning about the wonders of nature and science.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center gives children and families a living, breathing connection to the natural world through informal science education. The Center’s unique combination of resources including a live animal collection, public access planetarium, nearby trails and park setting along the shores of Lake Erie allows for high-quality time spent with family and friends. Whether exploring the night sky at SkyQuest or looking and listening for owls at Owl Prowl, the Center offers programs that spark curiosity and encourage discovery for people of all ages.


Upcoming Programs

february 2020

wed19feb6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sat22feb10:30 AM11:00 AMCritter EncountersFor all ages10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:All AgesSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family

march 2020

wed11mar7:30 PM8:30 PMSkyQuest: Humans in Space UpdateFor preteens through adults7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed18mar6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

april 2020

fri03apr6:00 PM9:00 PMFamily Spring FlingFor all ages6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Age:All AgesSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family

wed08apr7:30 PM8:30 PMSkyQuest: Evolution of the TelescopeFor preteens through adults7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed15apr6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sat18apr7:30 PM8:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 6 and up7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:6 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

may 2020

sun03may10:00 AM11:30 AMMommy, Muffins and MeFor moms and children ages 0-710:00 AM - 11:30 AM Age:0-3,3-7,AdultsSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family

wed13may7:30 PM8:30 PMSkyQuest: The Night SkyFor preteens through adults7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sun17may9:00 AM12:00 PMFamily Fishing DayFor families and children ages 5 and up9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Age:5-7,8 and up,AdultsSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family

wed20may6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sat23may7:30 PM8:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 6 and up7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:6 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

june 2020

sat06jun6:30 PM10:30 PMWhat Do I Do with this Telescope I Bought?For adults and children ages 6 and up6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:10 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sun07jun10:00 AM11:30 AMDaddy, Donuts and MeFor dads and children ages 0-710:00 AM - 11:30 AM Age:0-3,3-7,AdultsSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed10jun10:00 AM10:30 AMBusy BeesFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed10jun7:30 PM8:30 PMSkyQuest: The Night SkyFor preteens through adults7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed17jun9:30 AM11:30 AMBeekeeper For A DayFor adults9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:AdultsSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed17jun6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

fri19jun(jun 19)6:00 PMsat20(jun 20)9:30 AMFamily Campout NightFor all ages6:00 PM - 9:30 AM (20) Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed24jun10:00 AM10:30 AMBusy BeesFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

sat27jun8:30 PM9:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 6 and up8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:6 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sun28jun9:30 AM11:30 AMBeekeeper For A DayFor adults9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:AdultsSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

july 2020

fri03jul6:00 PM8:00 PMFamily Rocket NightFor all ages6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed08jul10:00 AM10:30 AMBusy BeesFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed15jul6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed22jul10:00 AM10:30 AMBusy BeesFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed22jul6:30 PM8:00 PMScience a La ModeFor all ages6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

sat25jul8:30 PM9:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 6 and up8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:6 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

august 2020

wed05aug10:00 AM10:30 AMBusy BeesFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed05aug6:30 PM8:00 PMAnimals a La ModeFor all ages6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Age:All AgesSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

mon10aug5:00 PM5:00 PMLive at the HiveFor adults and children ages 10 and up5:00 PM - 5:00 PM Age:10 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family

wed12aug7:30 PM8:30 PMSkyQuest: The Night SkyFor preteens through adults7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

fri14aug7:30 PM9:30 PMPerseid Meteor Shower NightFor adults and children ages 3 and up7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:3-5,6-10,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed19aug6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

thu27aug6:30 PM9:00 PMWizardry Science NightFor adults6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Age:AdultsSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family

sat29aug8:30 PM9:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 6 and up8:30 PM - 9:30 PM Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:6 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:SummerSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

The Center is closed until further notice due to a local power outage
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