Nature & Me Storytime - Pack Rats

Thursday, December 14, 2017 10 AM

Come enjoy an imaginative journey into nature through dynamic readings and visits to exhibitions.

Artist in Residence

Friday, December 15, 2017 11 AM

The Nat’s new Artist in Residence Lisa Jetonne will be at the Museum creating participatory artworks for visitors to enjoy.

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Bighorn & Nolina Canyon Loop)

Saturday, December 16, 2017 9 AM

Explore two lightly visited canyons with bighorn sheep, fascinating rock formations, and an array of wildflowers (if the rains have cooperated).

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Glorietta Canyon) New!

Sunday, December 17, 2017 9 AM

This canyon offers an escape from some of the more frequently visited areas around Borrego Springs.

Team Green

Monday, December 18, 2017 9 AM

Join the green team and get ready for a day of adventure while learning to be a superhero or superheroine that can save our planet.

Ology Adventure

Monday, December 18, 2017 9 AM

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a paleontologist, entomologist, herpetologist, or an ornithologist? We’ll spend the day dabbling in natural science and becoming citizen scientists as we conduct experiments, create crafts, and explore our newest exhibition, Unshelved: Cool Stuff from Storage.

Ocean Commotion

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9 AM

What’s that commotion in the ocean? From tide pools to the deep blue sea, there’s so much to discover off the San Diego Coast.

Rock Hounds

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 9 AM

Discover the splendor and science hidden right underneath your feet.

NATtalk: Tales from the Mammal Atlas

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 7 PM

Mammals are an integral part of the rich ecology in San Diego County—a recognized biodiversity hotspot.

Animal X-Games

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 9 AM

Let’s get wild and investigate the wonderful and wacky survival techniques of animals.

Family Programs

Family Days and Nature & Me Storytime are included in the price of admission to the Museum. As always, these events are free for Museum members. Learn more.

Public Programs

For naturalists of all ages, we offer guided nature hikes, whale watching, film festivals, and expert lectures. Learn more.