The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November.
The programs are free but require advance registration. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575/522-3120 before the registration deadlines listed.
“Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K: Junior Paleontologists”
9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursdays.
Learn about prehistoric carnivores through stories and crafts. “Pre-K” takes place every Thursday at 9 a.m. Register in advance for November by October 23. Recommended for ages 2 to 5, adult caregiver participation is required. No program on November 25.
“Saturday Family Science – Makey-Makey® Games”
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, November 6.
Work as a team to explore circuits and simple coding with Makey-Makey® invention kits. Registration closes October 23. Recommended for ages 6 and older, adult caregiver participation is required.
“STEAMpunk – Walter Lincoln Hawkins, Chemist”
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, November 20.
Inspired by chemist, Walter Lincoln Hawkins, participants will explore polymers and make a bouncy ball. Registration closes November 6. Recommended ages 6 and up. Adult caregiver participation is recommended.
“Live Animal Feedings”
11 a.m. on Saturday, November 6, November 13, and November 20.
It’s brunch time! Watch and learn how different species of animals eat, and what they eat. Animal feedings take place in the gallery at the Museum of Nature & Science. No registration is required.
“Animal Encounters: Amphibians”
11 a.m. Saturday, November 27.
Learn about the diverse world of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates and get up close to some of the museum’s residents. Animal Encounters takes place in the gallery at the Museum of Nature & Science. No registration is required.
The Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., is accessible via RoadRUNNER Transit Route 1, Stop 1. For information, visit the Museums System website at: MUSEUMS | Las Cruces, NM (las-cruces.org) or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.