Museum & Planetarium Events

Oct
24
Thu
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities in our new Senior Science programs on Thursdays at 11:00 with Kimberly Belfer, the museum’s education coordinator. These programs are designed for seniors who would like to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities on a more advanced level, including some hands-on activities with robotics.

Oct
25
Fri
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.

Oct
26
Sat
Trunk or Treat @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 26 all-day

Kids are invited to tour the museum wearing their favorite Halloween costumes. They can collect goodies from tables in the museum’s galleries; each table will be hosted by a local business.

Budding Scientists @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kimberly Belfer, the museum’s education coordinator, has some fun planned for young explorers who like to dig in the dirt and use their imaginations when playing with rocks, twigs, and sticks. In these programs, kids will get to play and learn the science of our local ecosystems. They’ll explore science, make crafts to take home, and perform experiments, all designed to help young kids learn, play, and grow. Each month features a different topic and hands-on activity:
September 28 — Amazing Animals — Learn about an animal specific to the coastal area.
October 26 — Creepy Lab — Conduct a Halloween-themed chemistry experiment.
November 30 — Super Saturday Exciting Ecosystems — Learn about an ecosystem that is represented at the museum.
December 28 — Fantastic Physics — Learn about the physical properties of water and Earth.

Oct
31
Thu
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities in our new Senior Science programs on Thursdays at 11:00 with Kimberly Belfer, the museum’s education coordinator. These programs are designed for seniors who would like to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities on a more advanced level, including some hands-on activities with robotics.

Nov
1
Fri
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.

Nov
2
Sat
Into the Unknown — Plankton @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In this program, museum educator Kimberly Belfer will introduce you to animals and plants that are so tiny, we have to use a microscope to see them. Using a water sample from a local waterway, she will show kids how to identify some very unique and weird species by using available identification guides.

Nov
7
Thu
Senior Science @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Challenge yourself to build a marble out of Legos. Use chemistry to understand the science behind dyes. Build bird feeders and home decor items with seashells and driftwood. These are just some of the activities in our new Senior Science programs on Thursdays at 11:00 with Kimberly Belfer, the museum’s education coordinator. These programs are designed for seniors who would like to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities on a more advanced level, including some hands-on activities with robotics.

Nov
8
Fri
Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

At 11:00 on Fridays, help museum docents feed the live animals in the museum’s popular Touch Tank.

Nov
9
Sat
Bird Walk @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Nov 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

This is not to be missed: a bird walk with local birding expert Kurt Hugelmeyer. Kurt has been an active birder for over 50 years. He will begin his program with a slide show highlighting the birds most commonly seen in Southeastern County and a brief talk about the use of binoculars and techniques of bird watching. Then he will take you on a field trip to local birding hot spots in Ocean  Isle Beach and Sunset Beach. Some driving and walking is required and you are encouraged to bring your own binoculars and bird guidebooks. In care of inclement weather, the entire program will be held in the museum’s lecture hall.