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August 2015 Exhibits, Shows, Activities and Tours

Dino Summer

Search our full calendar for all upcoming events and programs at the Springs Preserve.

Click on the links below to learn more about each offering in our monthly weekend schedule. Pricing information can be found after the program listings.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN AUGUST (except where noted) Exhibits, Shows, and Walks Activities and Tours

Dino Summer Exhibit (daily)

Modernism at Risk Exhibition (daily)

Metamorphosis of Scrap (daily)

St. Jude "Celebration of Life" exhibit (daily)

Foam Dino Hats

Tortoise Drums

Crack a Geode (daily)

11 a.m.

Eat or Be Eaten: Predators and Prey

Botanical Gardens Guided Walk

Toddler Time (Thursdays)
Noon   Zoology Behind-the-Scenes Tour
1 p.m.

Eat or Be Eaten: Predators and Prey

Botanical Gardens Guided Walk
1:30 p.m. Story Time (Mondays)  
2 p.m.  

Zoology Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Diggin' Dinosaurs

3 p.m.

Feature Film: Your Inner Fish: Your Inner Reptile


  • Exhibits, Shows, Walks and Feedings: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • Activities and Tours: $3 members, $5 non-members with paid general admission (Drop-in: $2 members, $3 non-members). Children under 5 must be accompanied by a paying adult or member.

Workshops and Special Events

The Springs Preserve comes alive with our workshops and special events. Check our full Events & Classes calendar to see all we have to offer.

Date Workshop Pricing
Every Thursday Green Chefs Farmers Market FREE
Saturdays Aug. 1, 8, 15 and 22 Southern Paiute Cultural Sharing FREE for members or with paid general admission
Aug. 8 Gardens Workshop: Beginning Desert Gardening $10 for members, $15 for non-members
Aug. 20 Walk With a Doc FREE
Aug. 22 Gaga for Googie: Futurist Architecture Then, Now and Beyond - Short Film and Panel Discussion FREE for members or with paid general admission
Aug. 22 Monthly Garden Tips $2 members, $3 non-members
Aug. 29 Clase en Español: Diseño e instalación de jardines eficientes Gratis

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