• Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 17th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 18th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 19th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • North Texas Giving Day

    Sep 19th, 2019
    All-day Event
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 20th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Sep 20th, 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

    Sep 21st, 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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 21st, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    Sep 21st, 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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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Juniors - Animal Habitats

    Sep 21st, 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: Juniors - Detectives

    Sep 21st, 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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 22nd, 2019
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildilfe Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 24th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 25th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 26th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 27th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Sep 27th, 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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 28th, 2019
    9:00am - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Butterfly Talk: Amazing Monarchs

    Sep 28th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Discover more about our state butterfly, their migration pattern, life cycle & how you can help protect their habitat. Designed primarily for adults. Interested youth may attend with an adult. May not be suitable for children younger than 10 years. Talks are led by Melanie Schuchart, one of our key butterfly volunteers and a Hometown Hero. Each presentation will last about an hour followed by a walk through the butterfly house and garden. 

    Included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. No preregistration required.

    Click here to learn more about the Heard's Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Brownies - Senses

    Sep 28th, 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: Brownies - Wonders of Water

    Sep 28th, 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

    Sep 29th, 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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  • Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

    Sep 29th, 2019
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildilfe Sanctuary
    Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures.You may even find a few ideas to try in your own garden! Click here to learn more.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Oct 4th, 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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  • 2-Hour Scout Badge Workshop: Webelos - Into the Woods

    Oct 5th, 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: Webelos - Into the Wild

    Oct 5th, 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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  • Nature Story Time

    Oct 11th, 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

    Oct 12th, 2019
    8:00am - 9:30am
    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: Webelos - Earth Rocks

    Oct 12th, 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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  • National Fossil Day Celebration

    Oct 12th, 2019
    1:30pm - 4:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Come explore the exciting world of fossils with members of the Dallas Paleontological Society. Learn about ancient Texas, see casts of Ice Age animals, and become a member of the "PIT" Crew (Paleontologists in Training). You can even bring in your own fossils and have them identified. Get a fossil to take home (while supplies last).

    This event is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum members. Not a member? Join today by clicking here.

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  • Guided Trail

    Oct 12th, 2019
    2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Experience the ecology, geology, flora and fauna of the Heard Sanctuary. Led by our trained guides, your group will spend 45-60 minutes hiking our unique landscape. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more.
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  • Ropes Course Adventure Day

    Oct 13th, 2019
    1:00pm - 4:00pm
    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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  • Art & Science Workshop: Leather Feather Earrings-Pendant Class

    Oct 13th, 2019
    1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Leather Feather Earrings/Pendant Class

    October 13, 2019, 1-3 PM  register

    $40 non-members $35 Heard Museum members. All materials included. Pre-registration is required and registration closes July 14 th. Class size limited to 25. Click here to register

    Leather WorkshopDescription: Join us for this opportunity to make unique, leather jewelry inspired by nature. Keep it simple or get ultra creative with paints, beads and embellishments. Create earrings, pendants or make a complete set! All materials are included and instruction is provided. This workshop will be led by Wendolin Mercado.

    About Wendolin Mercado: Wendolin is a free-spirited artist from southern California. She is an award-winning photographer and an accomplished craftsman with experience in leather, glass, metal working and jewelry making. Her work has been featured in advertisements, installations, and commercial publications, including many magazine covers. She has photographed actors, performers, singers, public figures, and “lots and lots of average, normal, everyday people,” who, she says, are all beautiful to her… “every single one of them!” Wendolin brings to the table an abundance of materials experience, which she loves to share with her students in her own creative style. Her classes are relaxed, fun and filled to the brim with practical information.

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