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

december 2019

wed18dec6:30 pm8:00 pmAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:Adults,TeensSeason:FallSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

january 2020

sat04jan10:30 am11:00 amCritter EncountersFor all ages10:30 am - 11:00 am Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:All AgesSeason:SpringSubject:Adult & Family

wed08jan7:30 pm8:30 pmSkyQuest: Scale of the UniverseFor preteens through adults7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

wed15jan6:30 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

sun19jan1:00 pm3:00 pmIntroduction to Backyard BeekeepingFor adults and children ages 10 and up1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Age:10 and up,Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family

fri31jan7:30 pm9:00 pmFamily Astronomy NightFor all ages7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:All AgesSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

february 2020

sun02feb2:00 pm3:30 pmMeet a GroundhogFor all ages2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Age:All AgesSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family

sat08feb6:30 pm8:30 pmOwl ProwlFor all ages6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Age:All AgesSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family

wed12feb7:30 pm8:30 pmSkyQuest: The Night SkyFor preteens through adults7:30 pm - 8:30 pm Lake Erie Nature & Science CenterAge:11-13,Adults,TeensSeason:WinterSubject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

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

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

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