April 4: Art and Environment After Hours! Horseshoe Crabs: A Living Fossil, presenter Dawn Brut – $15 per person. With its tough, helmet-like body and long, pointed tail, the horseshoe crab is one of the most intriguing and misunderstood marine invertebrates found in our marine waters. Dive in with us as we explore the horseshoe crab and investigate the life cycle and adaptations of this living fossil. Take a closer look at some live horseshoe crabs, feel their tough exoskeleton, and watch them chew their dinner with their legs! Participants will decorate a shadow box and receive a horseshoe crab molt to display and remember the importance of these fascinating creatures.
All materials are provided. 5-7 p.m. Appropriate for ages 10 and older (unless otherwise noted in the schedule). Minimum of 6 participants, maximum of 20 for all programs. Only registered paid participants will be admitted into this program. If participants are planning to bring a child, chaperone, spouse, driver, etc. they must also register. At least one adult must accompany each group.
Reservations are required and may be made by calling (843) 689-6767 ext. 223. Programs will be held in the Discovery Lab at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. coastaldiscovery.org.