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Upcoming Events

Training & Enrichment with LIVE Animals featuring Cosley Zoo
Saturday, April 25
First Presentation: 10:45-11:30. Second Presentation: 11:45-12:30
REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Members: $3, non-members: $3 plus admission

LIVE ANIMALS are coming to the Midwest Museum! Cosley Zoo will show guests how they train their animals, and keep them stimulated, including showcasing a trained chicken! This event is great for visitors of all ages, and will be a huge hit! Don't forget your cameras! Seating is limited to 30 guests/presentation; call 815-895-9777 to reserve your seats today

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Salamander Dissection
Thursday, April 23, 7pm
Members: $12, non-members: $18
Register by April 9 to reserve your spot!

Explore amphibian anatomy with this slimy dissection! Each dissector gets their own salamander and a certificate of completion!

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STEM Divas come to MMNH: Creature Comforts!
Saturday, May 2, 10am-2pm
Register through NIU STEM Programming

Put your engineering skills to work with STEM Divas and MMNH! Divas will spend a day learning about the live animals at the Museums and their dietary needs, and another building planters for the Museum's vegetable garden! The planters will be filled with greens and veggies that the herbivores and omnivores will eat every day. All of the STEM Diva's work will help the Museum's live animal collection.
 

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Safari Sprouts Preschool Class
Every Thursday, 10:30 am
Members: $2/child, Free/adults; Non-members: $5/child, $3/adults 

Pefect for the budding naturalist! Sprouts will enjoy a nature-themed class with crafts, games, stories, and lots of hands-on activities. 

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