Calendar of Events

Ongoing Events

Turtle Travels
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 9/17/2016 - 5/7/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Turtles take amazing journeys and they need your help along the way. Have you ever spied a Swiss Army Turtle? Or tracked a turtle with radio telemetry? Wander through a life-size board game and see firsthand what it's like to travel through a turtle's terrain. This fun-filled, interactive exhibit provides a turtle's eye-view of life in the "slow lane."
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 5089292700.

Preschool and Toddler Wednesdays
Wednesdays, 1/4/2017 - 12/20/2017 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Wednesday is Preschool and Toddler day at the EcoTarium! Kids ages 4 and under enjoy a story, make crafts, and meet an animal. Each week features a different theme and surprise animal visitor. The program includes a simple snack (apple juice and animal crackers for kids, coffee and tea for grownups). Bring your friends and explore the museum afterwards!

Tickets are first come, first served at the Tickets and Information Desk. The story and animal circle is held at 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Drop-in craft time continues from 10:30 a.m. through 11:30 a.m.

Preschool and Toddler Wednesday programs are not held during the February, April, and December school vacation weeks (Worcester Public Schools schedule).
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

City Science: The Science You Live
Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 1/17/2017 - 12/31/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Discover the hidden science stories all around us at the EcoTarium's newest, hands-on interactive exhibit! The middle level of the museum has been transformed for this 2,500 square foot exhibit featuring live animals, interactive components, and natural history specimens, to give children and families the opportunity to experiment, engineer, and observe the science that is happening on our streets and in our neighborhoods.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

April 2017

Earth Week: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 4/18/2017 - 4/21/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Calling all plant lovers, green thumbs, and dirt enthusiasts! Join us for a week of Science Discovery programs during April School Vacation and explore how kitchen scraps turn into beautiful blooms, the secrets inside the plant parts we eat, and how gardens take root with help from an animal's lunch or a windy day. Stop by our tabletop activities to learn what your nose knows about garden scents, and test your seed-to-sprout memory.
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org.

Earth Day Celebration
Friday, 4/21/2017
- Free with EcoTarium admission ($18 adults, $14 children 2-18, seniors 65+ and students with ID); Free for EcoTarium Members and children under 2
Don't miss Worcester's annual Earth Day Celebration with lots of indoor and outdoor Earth-friendly happenings, hands-on activities and entertainment. Local green organizations and food vendors will be onsite. While you are here, be sure to explore the EcoTarium's beautiful trails, ponds, woods, and our expansive exhibit, Nature Explore,® which are all bursting with new life!
For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org.

May 2017

A Night at the Museum
Saturday, 5/13/2017 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
- Individual Tickets -$175; Tables of Eight - $1,400
Join us for an evening of fun when the museum comes to life at night, just for adults! Enjoy cocktails and hors doeuvres, dinner, silent and live auctions, animal encounters, and more!

Proceeds from the event to benefit the EcoTarium's mission to inspire a passion for science and nature and support innovative programs and exhibits.

For more information, e-mail info@ecotarium.org or call 508-929-2700.

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