Science Spooktacular: A Week of Halloween Fun

Houston, TX 77024

Join us for a week of Halloween fun! Enjoy daily activities ranging from spooky bedtime stories to creating your own slime in our fun science show. You’ll even have the chance to visit the Arboretum and put your nature knowledge to the test on our Halloween Trail! All virtual activities will be recorded so you can view them after the live presentations.

All proceeds from this event support the Arboretum’s wide variety of education and conservation programs.

All virtual events will be held from 6-7 pm in the evening

• Monday, October 19: Songs & Stories
Virtually led spooky songs and bedtime stories

• Tuesday, October 20: Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
Do-it-yourself scavenger hunt in your backyard or neighborhood

• Wednesday, October 21: Crafts & Pumpkin Decorating
Learn about Arboretum critters and decorate your pumpkin virtually with Arboretum Naturalists

• Thursday, October 22: Halloween Trail & Photo Op at the Arboretum
Explore the Arboretum in a while new way – imitate wildlife, search for critters, and finish the Halloween Trail for a special treat!

• Friday, October 23: Science Show
Conduct spooky experiments while watching a fun, interactive science show

• Saturday, October 24: Animal Encounter & Activity Replay
Missed previous activities? Tune in for a replay of all recordings with a grand finale of an Animal Encounter with some special reptile friends

FREE for Members, registration required
$10 per family for Nonmembers

$15 per person

If you don’t want to go out and buy your own supplies, purchase our fun Activity Bags for access to all of the supplies you’ll need for the full week of crafts and activities.

Bags include:
• Small Pumpkin & Decorating Kit
• Nature Craft Materials
• Scavenger Hunt Printout
• Halloween Trail Map Printout
• Science Show Experiment Supplies

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