SCFD Community Free Day Celebrating Earth Day, Sunday, April 10

(en español)

Celebrate Earth Day with activities devoted to exploring our amazing planet! Buzzzz with the bees, learn about natural resource, make take-home crafts, and get up close to Museum collections.

Natural Resources with the National Park Service
Learn more about our natural resources with activities and touchable items.
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 1, South Atrium

Buzzzzzzzz! with the Colorado Beekeepers Association
It’s all about bees as you try on beekeeper gear, learn about plants that attract pollinators to your yard, color a fun take-home sheet, and even see an enclosed observation bee hive (weather permitting).
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 1, South Atrium

Take Home Your Own Clean Green!
Did you know it takes only a few natural everyday ingredients to make an all-purpose cleaner? Get a fun recipe coloring sheet, then decorate your own spray bottle to take home and get started.
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 1, South Atrium

Create a Tree of Life
Get creative with Mizel Museum as you make a Tree of Life that reflects your ideas of culture and family, then learn about the importance of trees for our environment.
10 a.m.–2 p.m., Level 1, Morgridge Family Exploration Center

Museum Zoology Collections See-and-Touch Table
Discover interesting animals and learn about their survival while examining amazing specimens.
10 a.m.–2 p.m., Level 1, Insects and Butterflies

Your More Green Museum
Learn about the LEED certification and “green” features of YOUR Museum!
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 1, South Atrium

Solar Telescope Viewing
Check out the sun through our solar telescopes, weather permitting.
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 4, Sky Terrace

Free Face Painting
Get your face painted with a fun design.
10 a.m.–12:45 p.m. and 2–4:45 p.m., Level 1, Morgridge Family Exploration Center

Scavenger Hunt
Pick up a scavenger hunt and explore the Museum’s world-famous wildlife dioramas.
11 a.m.–3 p.m., Level 2, Bridge

What Happens to Your Garbage?
Ever wonder what happens to the stuff you throw away or recycle? Find out through interactive fun with Waste Management.
10 a.m.–4 p.m., Level 1 South Atrium

NOTE: Programming subject to change without notice.

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