• Nature Story Time

    Apr 19th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. Watch this page for information about stories to be offered.

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    *Please watch our site for schedule variations.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    Apr 20th, 2019
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed.

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  • Magic Planet-oids

    Apr 20th, 2019
    10:30am - 10:45am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    You're invited to check out our short, kid-friendly presentations called "Magic Planet-oids."  These presentations are offered on Saturdays at 10:30am and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 1:30pm.  Topics vary and are appropriate for all ages. "Magic Planet-oids" are free with general admission and for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more about this event and the Magic Planet.
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  • Magic Planet-oids

    Apr 20th, 2019
    1:30pm - 1:45pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    You're invited to check out our short, kid-friendly presentations called "Magic Planet-oids."  These presentations are offered on Saturdays at 10:30am and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 1:30pm.  Topics vary and are appropriate for all ages. "Magic Planet-oids" are free with general admission and for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more about this event and the Magic Planet.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Apr 26th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. Watch this page for information about stories to be offered.

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    *Please watch our site for schedule variations.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Ropes Course Adventure Day-SOLD OUT

    Apr 27th, 2019
    9:00am - Noon

    During Adventure Days, guests will be able to participate in 3 high elements. Pre-registration required. click here to learn more

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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Senses - Brownies

    Apr 27th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • Magic Planet-oids

    Apr 27th, 2019
    10:30am - 10:45am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    You're invited to check out our short, kid-friendly presentations called "Magic Planet-oids."  These presentations are offered on Saturdays at 10:30am and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 1:30pm.  Topics vary and are appropriate for all ages. "Magic Planet-oids" are free with general admission and for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more about this event and the Magic Planet.
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  • Magic Planet-oids

    Apr 27th, 2019
    1:30pm - 1:45pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    You're invited to check out our short, kid-friendly presentations called "Magic Planet-oids."  These presentations are offered on Saturdays at 10:30am and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 1:30pm.  Topics vary and are appropriate for all ages. "Magic Planet-oids" are free with general admission and for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more about this event and the Magic Planet.
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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Wonders of Water - Brownies

    Apr 27th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • Ropes Course Adventure Day

    Apr 27th, 2019
    2:00pm - 5:00pm
    During Adventure Days, guests will be able to participate in 3 high elements. Pre-registration required. click here to learn more
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  • Heard Art & Science Workshops: Terrarium Building

    Apr 28th, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Learn about plant selection and soil substrates for a healthy micro ecosystem. Create a personal terrarium. All materials are provided. This is a wonderful way to celebrate spring and to bring new life into your home. This program is open to ages 13 and up. Click here to pre-register (required) and learn more.
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  • City Nature Challenge: Team Heard

    Apr 28th, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Walk on Team Heard as we work to show the nation that DFW can boast the most species of wildlife as part of the City Nature Challenge! We’ll have “coaches” on hand to help you learn how to score points for the Metroplex as you ID species of wildlife on the Heard’s 289-acre sanctuary. You will only need to show up with a smart phone with the iNaturalist app and your love of nature. AT 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., you'll also have an opportunity to go on a nature walk at 1:30 pm and 3pm with Melanie Schuchart, Heard entomology volunteer and Master Naturalist, to look for butterflies and other insects. Click here to learn more.

    This event is included in seasonal general admission and free for Heard Museum members

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  • Magic Planet-oids

    Apr 28th, 2019
    1:30pm - 1:45pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    You're invited to check out our short, kid-friendly presentations called "Magic Planet-oids."  These presentations are offered on Saturdays at 10:30am and 1:30pm and on Sundays at 1:30pm.  Topics vary and are appropriate for all ages. "Magic Planet-oids" are free with general admission and for Heard Museum members. Click here to learn more about this event and the Magic Planet.
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 3rd, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. Watch this page for information about stories to be offered.

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    *Please watch our site for schedule variations.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Zip Line Day

    May 4th, 2019
    9:00am - Noon
    During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23-foot tree to our zip platform then proceed to a 487-foot zip line. Pre-registration is required. click here to learn more
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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Into the Woods - Webelos

    May 4th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Into the Wild - Webelos

    May 4th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • Night Hike

    May 4th, 2019
    8:00pm - 9:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will be encouraged to sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 10th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. Watch this page for information about stories to be offered.

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    *Please watch our site for schedule variations.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Second Saturday Bird Walk

    May 11th, 2019
    8:00am - 9:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Monthly Bird Walks at the Heard The Heard Museum and Prairie & Timbers Audubon Society (PTAS) offer guided bird walks on the Heard Sanctuary. Walks begin promptly at 8 AM and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late the group may have already started their walk so it is important to be on time. Walks are included in regular admission and free for Heard Museum members. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.
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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Earth Rocks - Webelos

    May 11th, 2019
    10:00am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • 3-Hour Wetland Canoe Trail

    May 11th, 2019
    10:00am - 1:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own. Pre-registration required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns - Bear Cubs

    May 11th, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Interested in earning a badge or looking for a fun nature-based activity for your group? Our badge workshops might be just what you need. Each two hour workshop is specifically geared to meet the requirements for the listed organization’s badge, but they are open to any interested groups. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • Zip Line Day

    May 12th, 2019
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    During our Zip Line Days, guests climb a 23-foot tree to our zip platform then proceed to a 487-foot zip line. Pre-registration is required. click here to learn more
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  • Nature Story Time

    May 17th, 2019
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered. Watch this page for information about stories to be offered.

    These programs are included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members.

    *Please watch our site for schedule variations.

    Story Times are available for groups of 10 or more by reservation only. Please contact us at info@heardmuseum.org for more information.

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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    May 18th, 2019
    9:30am - 10:30am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed.

    More information coming soon!

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  • Date Night at the Heard

    May 18th, 2019
    6:00pm - 9:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Date Night at the Heard will be a fun, outdoor fundraising event featuring live music, dancing, a cash bar and tasty food trucks. Click here to learn more.
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