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Spring Native Plant Sale

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April 20,  4-6pmfallplantsale-12

Members gain first access to the native plant sale held in the museum’s conservation garden. Get you spring garden started with tips and advice from our friendly VLM horticulturists and VLM volunteers.  Come shop and learn the benefits of planting native! Click here for more information.


Mermaid & Pirate Party

VLM Member Event

May 6, 11am-1pm

Searching for treasures under the Sea? Mermaid or Pirate, which will you be? Ahoy me hearties! It’s that time to grab your wooden leg and dust off your fin, because it’s time for a Mermaid & Pirate Party. Aaarrrgh you in? Create a treasure chest, walk the plank, meet a mermaid, and more. Refreshments included. $15 per member. This is a family-friendly event, adults must accompany children.  Please purchase your tickets early, this event will sell out. Purchase Tickets

Pajama Jam

VLM Member Event

July 8, 7-9pm

Jump into your favorite pair of pajamas and enjoy an evening of tons of fun! Spend the evening exploring the museum after hours while also enjoying games, crafts, animal encounters, dancing and much more. Event is designed for families with children ages 12 or under. $6 per member. Tickets will go on sale June 1. Event sold out last year, please purchase your tickets early.


Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks

VLM Member Preview

July 21, 6:30-8:30pm

Members are invited to a “Sneak Preview” of The Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks exhibit. Members will have an opportunity to explore this outdoor exhibit and participate in games, and other family fun activities. Created with over a half million LEGO bricks, this exhibit features larger-than-life sculptures built with LEGO bricks by Brooklyn artist and children’s author Sean Kenney. The Nature Connects exhibit opens to general admission visitors on July 22, 2017.


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