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Creepy Crawly Spiders of Alabama

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
6:00 pm8:00 pm
NaphCare Education Building at Aldridge Gardens
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This is not a scary event. Come and make arachnophobia a thing of the past! Learn about the fascinating world of spiders with Dr. Drew Hataway from the Biological and Environment Sciences Department at Samford University. (He is also a master at keeping things non-scary.) The first part of this class will be held in the Education Building with a second part outside searching for spiders in the Gardens.

Dr. Hataway will discuss his experiences with spiders, both in the wild and in the laboratory. He'll even bring some interesting arachnids for us to view up close. Learn how to distinguish dangerous from non-dangerous spiders. Plus, bring your flashlights for a fun-filled field trip (after class) in search of harmless wolf spiders on the grounds of Aldridge Gardens. Their eyes glow in the dark!

This event is $20 for Aldridge Gardens members and $25 for non-members.
Each individual registration covers one adult and one student aged 5 to 12.
Registrations are limited to 12 for a total of 24 guests.

Possible rain date would be Thursday, October 28th.