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Lakeshore Museum Center

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430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
231-722-0278 lakeshoremuseum.org

June 2021

Turtle Travels at the Lakeshore Museum Center

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 4, 2021

Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Cartoon turtle promoting Turtle Travels is at the Lakeshore Museum Center

Think turtles have an easy life? Here’s your chance to try being one for a while. In this unique hands-on, interactive exhibit, you’ll have a chance to experience life as they know it. Built around a life-sized board game, you’ll face the same obstacles and dangers turtles face in their day-to-day life. You’ll experience everything from the hazards turtles face in suburban and urban settings, to learning amazing, unknown facts about these slow, unassuming creatures. We guarantee there’s a lot…

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STEM Workshops: Lakeshore Museum Center

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on June 30, 2021 at 9:00 am

Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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$12
Children sitting on park sidewalk working on paper notepads promoting STEM Workshops Lakeshore Museum Center

STEM WorkShops are a half day program that focuses on a specific topic in a STEM field each session. This half day camp will give learners an opportunity to learn about the topic, see demonstrations, and construct their own experiments or designs. June 16- Molecules and Chemistry June 23- Plants and Hydroponics June 30- Great Lakes Geology Due to COVID restrictions this program will be mostly outside and participants are required to wear masks and maintain 6 feet of separation.…

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Little Learners: STEAM Play and Learn

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 24, 2021 at 10:00 am

Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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You are invited to join a special Play and Learn program at the Lakeshore Museum Center on the fourth Thursday of each month (note Nov & Dec are on the third Thursday due to holidays). “Little Learners” is a free literacy-based program for Muskegon County infants and toddlers ages 0-4. During this program, participants will be invited into one of two rooms for a storytime inside. Then both groups will head outside for socially distanced playtime. Registration via Eventbrite is…

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Turtles in Native American Culture

June 24 @ 6:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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$5

Join presenter Deb Gutowski as she talks about the importance of turtles in Native American culture, shows you some examples of how they were used and talks about her clan, the Turtle Clan. Deb has worked with the museum for over 25 years and is Ottawa and Potawatomi. Registration via Eventbrite: https://turtlesinnativeamericanculture.eventbrite.com Free to County Residents & Museum Members, $5 for non-residents Space may be limited to in person viewing based on COVID regulations. This presentation will also be presented virtually…

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Animal Explorations: Lakeshore Museum Center

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Free

Come visit our Habitats gallery to learn about the animals that live in Muskegon. There will be extra furs and animal skulls on display to see and touch! This event is sponsored by the MCACA and the NEA.

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July 2021

Michigan Turtles and Turtle Rehab

July 8 @ 6:30 pm
Lakeshore Museum Center, 430 W. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Free – $5

Join us for this unique presentation by Scott Yonkers licensed turtle rehabilitator to learn about how he takes care of Michigan turtles to release them back into the wild after they are injured or sick. This presentation will also include information about Michigan turtle species and live examples! Free to County Residents and Museum Members, $5 for non-residents Space may be limited to in person viewing based on COVID regulations. This presentation will also be presented virtually. Register on Eventbrite…

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