PAINT NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Invite your friends and register today for Paint Night at the Museum. No experience is necessary as local artist and art instructor, Lura Wilhelm, will guide you as you create your take-home masterpiece.

$30 – $40

Project Learning Tree & Project Wild Workshop – Early Learner Educators!

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Join us at Turtle Bay Exploration Park for a combination PLT and Growing Up WILD workshop, where you will receive an award-winning curriculum, gain professional development, participate in activities, and help grow the next generation of environmental stewards. Continuation credits are available for an additional processing fee upon request. Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch. A light breakfast and a one-hour lunch break will be provided.

$15

Project Learning Tree & Growing Up WILD Workshop

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Join us at Turtle Bay Exploration Park for a combination PLT and Growing Up WILD workshop, where you will receive an award-winning curriculum, gain professional development, participate in activities, and help grow the next generation of environmental stewards.

$15

Charlie Rabbit & Friends

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Get out your wiggles and have a ton of fun at Turtle Bay’s Gardens (or Greenhouse if it rains)! Charlie Rabbit features gardening and nature activities for young children, their siblings, parents, and grandparents.

Free for members, included with paid Park or Garden admission

Family 2nd Saturday: Celebrating Women and Girls in STEM

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

This Saturday, we are celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Join us as we explore the lives and work of famous women scientists through drop-in activities and science projects. Family Second Saturday is an all-ages educational program that provides fun activities and projects for the whole family to enjoy.

Free for Members, Included with paid Park admission

Sensory Hour in the Museum

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

We are proud to open our Museum doors with our lights dimmed, minimal sounds, and a relaxed atmosphere. Sensory Hour is an event for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and/or Sensory Processing sensitivities and their families to experience the Museum at their own pace.

Free for Members, Included with paid Park admission

Science Saturday: KEVA Building Challenge

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Discover the joy of creating original works through team-building activities using KEVA Planks. Join educators and volunteers this Saturday to develop an understanding of structural design, engineering, and teamwork! Science Saturday is an educational program designed to inspire guests of all ages to explore the natural world and all its wonders through experiments, demonstrations, and other activities.

Free for Members, Included with paid Park admission

Art Studio Saturday: Playing the Conceptual Art Game!

Turtle Bay Exploration Park McConnell Arboretum and Botanical Gardens 844 Sundial Bridge Drive, Redding, CA

Have a fun introduction to conceptual art at Art Studio Saturday! Using the same graph paper and following the same artistic instructions, everyone will make something different!

Free for Members, Included with paid Park admission

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