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Take the Huntington Museum Challenge. It’s Fun!

Eight local museums and historical institutions, including the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, invite everyone to take the Huntington Museum Challenge. Participating member organizations of the Town of Huntington Historic Partnership (THHP) invite you to visit their websites and to watch their short videos. While you’re there, look around to find out more about the amazing...
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Exploring Lepidoptera: Queen Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly

printable fact sheet Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing Butterfly Children can have fun at home learning about fascinating inhabitants of the natural world and doing enjoyable creative projects. The Queen Alexandra Birdwing Butterfly is the latest in the “Exploring Lepidoptera” series from the Vanderbilt Museum’s educators. It includes fascinating facts and drawings to print for your children...
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Exploring Ocean Life: Penguins

printable fact sheet Penguins Your children can have fun at home learning about fascinating inhabitants of the natural world and doing enjoyable creative projects. “Penguins” is the latest in a series of online offerings from the Vanderbilt Museum’s educators. It includes fascinating facts and four drawings to print for your children to color or paint. ...
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Exploring Lepidoptera: Monarch Butterflies

printable fact sheet Monarch Butterflies What Are We? Monarch butterflies are insects. They are in the order Lepidoptera which also includes moths.  What Do We Look Like? The Monarch butterfly is one of the most recognizable and iconic North American butterflies. It has bright reddish-orange scaly wings outlined in black with two rows of white...
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Planetarium Creates New Programs for an Unexpected, Stay-at-Home World

The Reichert Planetarium is closed for now. But its astronomy educators, artists, and show producers are busy creating new programs to make it easy for parents and children to enjoy the Planetarium – at home. “We are producing an array of virtual planetarium programs that we will begin posting on a YouTube channel called Reichert...
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Upcoming Events

Fri 25

Movie Night: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 26

Movie Night: Mr. Popper’s Penguins

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Oct 03

A Morning for Families

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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