Junior Vet Lab

The Children’s Research Station presented by the Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Foundation exercises science skills in children through an experiential lab. Geared at children ages up to 12, the junior...

Public Guided Tour

If you’ve ever wondered about the fish in our tanks or the turtle patients in our yard, this is the tour for you. Lasting an hour, these tours are led by educational docents who will answer all your...

Alligator Feeding

Join us every Wednesday and Saturday at 1pm to listen to a short talk on alligators and watch our resident alligator feed on his favorite food! Admission into the Nature Center is $4.00 per person ages 3 and...

Youth Cultural Empowerment Program

The YCEP will consist of two components that include creative ‘Acts of Empowerment’ for area youth to express themselves through dance and art. The YCEP Dance Project will teach the elements of West...

Our Body: The Universe Within

Appropriate for all ages, Our Body literally goes “under the skin” to reveal the mysteries of human anatomy.  Visitors will tour three-dimensional human bodies, specimens and organs, which were...

Stingray Feeding

Join us daily to watch our Bat and Cownose Rays eat their lunch! Find out what type of food stingrays eat, learn about their behavior and characteristics and even get to touch one! Admission into the center is...

Art Studio

Recognizing how important art is to a young child’s development, this child-centered program cultivates imagination and nurtures creativity. Each week children create their own open ended art with a...

Lil Explorers Super Sensory Messy Play

Little ones explore while developing important readiness skills that build early scientific inquiry and creativity. Each class features multiple activities based around a common theme.  For ages 18 months...

Brought to you by the letter

A literature based kindergarten readiness class designed to introduce letters and numbers to young children through circle time and engaging hands- on activities. For ages...
Tibetan Monks Sacred Art Tour

Tibetan Monks Sacred Art Tour

For the third year, we welcome eight exiled Tibetan Buddhist Monks to the ArtCenter from the Drepung Gomang Monastery in India. Don’t miss this experience as they create a sand...

Fish Feeding

Stop by our exhibit hall and take a trip through Florida's Coastal Ecosystems. Watch the unique and interesting creatures that inhabit our aquariums. Learn about different feeding behaviors and food...

Shark Feeding

Come join us for a splashing good time! Sandoway hosts a daily shark feeding, in the centers 15,000 gallon shark tank. Learn lots of fun and interesting facts about the oceans top predator! Admission is $4...

Outdoor Marine Aquarium Feedings

What is the connection between mangrove and coral reef communities?  How do fish use these habitats? Learn about the fascinating behaviors of fish, sting rays, and other marine life during these FREE...

A Walk on the Ashley Trail

Join us for a FREE guided walk along the Ashley Trail, a quarter-mile natural trail that winds through the Butterfly Garden, Coastal Hammock, and Mangroves, to a sandy beach by the Intracoastal.  Observe...

Lighthouse Story Time

Join us under the Lighthouse Seminole Chickee Hut for story time & craft activity about Lighthouse Keepers, Florida History and People & Local Plants and Animals.  Moms & Dads, this is ideal...

Jr Shark Biologist

Have you ever wanted to be a marine biologist working with sharks? This program gives kids just that. Designed as a mock shark study, students will be given the task of collecting, examining their...

Common Threads Exhibition

A creative collaboration between Resource Depot and the Conniston Middle School art department. Students used different styles and textures of fabric from Resource Depot donations to create their work. Seeing...

Adam Trent – The Futurist

Crest Theatre at Old School Square presents Broadway and TV star, Adam Trent, who exemplifies a new generation of magician.As one of the stars of the hit Broadway showThe Illusionists, which...