May
17
Fri
2019
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

May
18
Sat
2019
Owl Prowl @ Maria Mitchell Association
May 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Owl Prowl @ Maria Mitchell Association

Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their calls and wait for a response or sighting. Limited transportation is available from 4 Vestal St. This program is meant for adults, but children 8 and up are welcome to register with an adult guardian. This program will be cancelled in the event of rain and refunds issued.

May
24
Fri
2019
Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
May 24 @ 10:00 am

Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently rolling trail. $10 per trip (LLNF members free); no advance registration required.

Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

May
31
Fri
2019
Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
May 31 @ 10:00 am

Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently rolling trail. $10 per trip (LLNF members free); no advance registration required.

Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
May 31 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

Jun
1
Sat
2019
Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones @ Maria Mitchell Association
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Preserving the Monuments of Our Ancestors: How to Properly Clean Historic Gravestones @ Maria Mitchell Association

Join the curator of the Mitchell House and the Prospect Hill Cemetery Association historian for a short talk about stone monuments and their conservation. The class will then move to the Prospect Hill Cemetery where participants will learn how to properly clean stone monuments. Class will be hands on so wear appropriate clothes. Please Note: This class is to teach others so that they may clean their family’s stone monuments. One must speak with the sextant of a cemetery before doing this. One must not work on stones not belonging to their family unless it is through a special program that has been condoned by the cemetery and other officials.
Saturday, June 1, 10-Noon. Limited space, reservations necessary. Please call 508.228.2896 to register. $10 for MMA Member; $15 for Non-Member

Jun
7
Fri
2019
Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am

Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently rolling trail. $10 per trip (LLNF members free); no advance registration required.

Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
Jun 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

Jun
10
Mon
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum

The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.

Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Jun 10 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory

Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more.

Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather permitting. Please call the Observatory at 774-325-1081 if you are concerned about the weather.

No pre-registration required.
Members: Free
Non-members: $10

Jun
11
Tue
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 11 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum

The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.

Jun
12
Wed
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Jun 12 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory

Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more.

Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather permitting. Please call the Observatory at 774-325-1081 if you are concerned about the weather.

No pre-registration required.
Members: Free
Non-members: $10

Jun
13
Thu
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Jun
14
Fri
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am

Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently rolling trail. $10 per trip (LLNF members free); no advance registration required.

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

Jun
15
Sat
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum

The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Owl Prowl @ Maria Mitchell Association
Jun 15 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Owl Prowl @ Maria Mitchell Association

Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their calls and wait for a response or sighting. Limited transportation is available from 4 Vestal St. This program is meant for adults, but children 8 and up are welcome to register with an adult guardian. This program will be cancelled in the event of rain and refunds issued.

Jun
17
Mon
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Beach Discovery Field Trips @ 'Sconset Market
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Beach Discovery Field Trips @ 'Sconset Market

Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out.

Go from interested beach visitor to expert beach comber! Join us to learn how to identify the crabs, shells, sponges, and seaweeds commonly found along the beach. Learn about the lives of these animals as we walk along one of Nantucket’s beautiful beaches.

This program meets at ‘Sconset Market. Participants must have their own transportation. At least one adult must sign up with children.

Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Jun 17 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory

Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more.

Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather permitting. Please call the Observatory at 774-325-1081 if you are concerned about the weather.

No pre-registration required.
Members: Free
Non-members: $10

Jun
18
Tue
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum

The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.

Jun
19
Wed
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Night Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Night Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Member Price $15. Price adjusted at check out.

Nantucket Harbor teems with marine life at night that is not visible in the day. Join our Aquarium staff to learn about the fish, squid, crabs, and more that come out to feed at night in the shallow water. Meet at the MMA Aquarium, 28 Washington Street.

At least one adult must sign up with children.

Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory
Jun 19 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Open Nights at Loines Observatory @ Loines Observatory

Join our professional astronomers for an impressive tour of the starry sky and for telescopic viewing of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies, and more.

Programs take place at 59 Milk Street Extension and are weather permitting. Please call the Observatory at 774-325-1081 if you are concerned about the weather.

No pre-registration required.
Members: Free
Non-members: $10

Jun
20
Thu
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Jun
21
Fri
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 21 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Carnivorous Critters @ Natural Science Museum

Before the museum opens to the public, join us for the unique experience of seeing the museum animals eat. See turtles, frogs, fish, snakes, and more!

This program is popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198!

Biodiversity Walks with Dr. Sarah Bois @ Meet at 110 Eel Point Road 10-15 minutes before the walk begins
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am

Explore the unique, native sandplain grassland and coastal heathland flora & fauna of Nantucket found at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation property. We’ll explore what’s leafing out, what’s flowering, and who’s hatching along our gently rolling trail. $10 per trip (LLNF members free); no advance registration required.

Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Marine Ecology Field Trip @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

What sea creatures live in Nantucket Harbor? Find out as you help collect, identify and release fish, crabs, shrimp, and other marine life! The Harbor is filled with interesting animals that will amaze you in their shapes, colors, and habits. This program is part of a long term research project is interesting for adults and children alike. This program takes place at beaches around the island. Own transport is required.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Limited to 30 people.

Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Biological Collections Open Hours @ Maria Mitchell Association

Ginger Andrews, our Field Ornithologist, opens the Maria Mitchell Association Research Center each week as a space for anyone to interact with and learn about our biological collections, collaborate on group projects, do research, or look through a microscope.

Free for Members and Non Members.
Drop in: no registration required.

Jun
22
Sat
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.

Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum
Jun 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Meet the Animals @ Natural Science Museum

The Science Museum is home to frogs, turtles, snakes, and insects that you can safely touch in this unique program. If you love animals, this is a great way to learn about them up close.

Pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198.

Jun
24
Mon
2019
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Maria Mitchell Aquarium

Join Aquarium staff as they feed the ever hungry creatures at the Aquarium before it opens to the public! A great program for all ages.

This program is very popular, so pre-registration is required. Sign up online at www.mariamitchell.org or call 508-228-9198. Limited to 15.