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.


Upcoming Programs

august 2022

thu18aug11:30 AM12:00 PMChildren's Full Dome Show - Flight AdventuresFor ages 4 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

fri19aug10:30 AM11:00 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

fri19aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

fri19aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

fri19aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat20aug10:00 AM10:30 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

sat20aug10:30 AM10:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-310:30 AM - 10:50 AM Subject:Adult & Family,Day Programs,Planetarium

sat20aug11:00 AM11:30 AMStellar StarsFor ages 3-711:00 AM - 11:30 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat20aug11:30 AM12:00 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat20aug1:00 PM1:30 PMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

sat20aug1:00 PM1:30 PMSky TonightFor adults and children ages 6 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Planetarium

sat20aug2:00 PM2:30 PMFull Dome Show - Two Small Pieces of GlassFor ages 7 and up2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

sat20aug8:00 PM9:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 12 and up8:00 PM - 9:30 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

mon22aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

mon22aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

mon22aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

tue23aug11:30 AM12:00 PMChildren's Full Dome Show - Flight AdventuresFor ages 4 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

wed24aug10:30 AM11:00 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

wed24aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

wed24aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

wed24aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

thu25aug11:30 AM12:00 PMChildren's Full Dome Show - Flight AdventuresFor ages 4 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

fri26aug10:30 AM11:00 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

fri26aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

fri26aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

fri26aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat27aug10:00 AM10:30 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

sat27aug10:30 AM10:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-310:30 AM - 10:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat27aug11:00 AM11:30 AMStellar StarsFor ages 3-711:00 AM - 11:30 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat27aug11:30 AM12:00 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

sat27aug1:00 PM1:30 PMSky TonightFor adults and children ages 6 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Planetarium

sat27aug1:00 PM1:30 PMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

sat27aug2:00 PM2:30 PMFull Dome Show - Cosmic Origins SpectrographFor ages 7 and up2:00 PM - 2:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

mon29aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Adult & Family,Day Programs,Planetarium

mon29aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

mon29aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

tue30aug11:30 AM12:00 PMChildren's Full Dome Show - Flight AdventuresFor ages 4 and up11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Subject:Day Programs,Full Dome Show,Planetarium

wed31aug10:30 AM11:00 AMWonders of WildlifeFor all ages10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Subject:Adult & Family,All Programs

wed31aug11:30 AM11:50 AMTwinkle TotsFor ages 0-311:30 AM - 11:50 AM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

wed31aug12:00 PM12:30 PMStellar StarsFor ages 3-712:00 PM - 12:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

wed31aug1:00 PM1:30 PMMini MissionsFor ages 7 and up1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Subject:Day Programs,Planetarium

september 2022

wed21sep6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sat24sep7:00 PM8:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 12 and up7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

october 2022

wed19oct6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

sat22oct7:00 PM8:30 PMTelescope NightFor adults and children ages 12 and up7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

november 2022

wed16nov6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

december 2022

wed21dec6:30 PM8:00 PMAstronomy ClubFor adults and children ages 12 and up6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Subject:Adult & Family,Evening Programs,Planetarium

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