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August 26 - September 01
The Bell Museum's prairie discovery station

Extended Hours: August 28

Wednesday 08/28/2019
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113
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Enjoy an evening at the museum, open until 8:30 pm for this After Hours event. Whether you're sketching, photographing, painting, or coloring, let inspiration be your guide as you curate your evening from a host of activities, including a show in the Whitney and Elizabeth MacMillan Planetarium.

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September 02 - September 08
Saturn largest moon, Titan, looks small here, pictured to the right of the gas giant as seen by NASA Cassini spacecraft.

September Star Party: Gas Giants

Friday 09/06/2019
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Explore Minnesota skies with the Bell Museum at free outdoor telescope observing nights.

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September 09 - September 15
Silhouettes of deer in a field

Spotlight Science: Chronic Wasting Disease

Saturday 09/14/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Come learn more about chronic wasting disease, the research being done to help combat its spread, and what you can do to help. Our hosts, Peter Larsen and researchers at the UMN College of Veterinary Medicine, are working to develop a rapid field testing device that will quickly detect chronic wasting disease in deer populations.

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Sun viewed through a telescope

Solar Sunday

Sunday 09/15/2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Telescopes aren’t just for night observing. We’ll have a variety of our solar telescopes out on our observation deck for safe solar viewing as well as some hands-on interactive activities to better understand our nearest star, the Sun.

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September 16 - September 22
Kids look at a gecko that's perched on someone's finger

Sensory Friendly Saturday

Saturday 09/21/2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

This monthly series provides a welcoming and accessible environment for individuals, families, and children who have sensory sensitivities.

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A red-tailed hawk sitting on a branch

Guided Birding Walk

Saturday 09/21/2019
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Join the Minnesota Ornithologists’ Union on a guided bird walk! 

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September 23 - September 29
Close shot of spider plants in the foreground and blurred people in the background

After Hours: Plants

Wednesday 09/25/2019
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bell Museum 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Curate a night at the museum from sketching unique specimens to special planetarium shows and stargazing.

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Wicked Plants with Amy Stewart

Thursday 09/26/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113
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Amy Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of 10 books, which have sold more than a million copies worldwide and have been translated into 17 languages.

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Array of large powered radio telescopes at sunset.

Skynet Scholars: First Session

Saturday 09/28/2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113
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Advanced registration is required.

Skynet Scholars is a program for middle and high school students that puts them in the driver’s seat to conduct their own scientific explorations of the universe.

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Sun flare viewed through a telescope

Solar Sunday

Sunday 09/29/2019
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Telescopes aren’t just for night observing. We’ll have a variety of our solar telescopes out on our observation deck for safe solar viewing as well as some hands-on interactive activities to better understand our nearest star, the Sun.

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