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Educator Events

These events include a component specifically for educators.

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Fold the Flock

Sat., Aug. 30, 2014 – Mon., Sept. 1, 2014 | 10 am –  5 pm

September 1, 2014 marks the 100-year anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger pigeon, once the most populous bird in North America. Martha, the last survivor of the species passed away in the Cincinnati Zoo on September 1, 1914. Join us to commemorate the anniversary, participate in "Fold the Flock," and see the Burke's Passenger pigeon specimen, during Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, August 30 – Monday, September 1.

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Free First Thursdays

Thurs., Sept. 4, 2014 – Thurs., Dec. 4, 2014

On the first Thursday of every month, admission to the Burke Museum is FREE and the museum will remain open until 8 pm. Hands-on activities are offered each month.

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Bug Blast

Sun., Sept. 21, 2014 | 10 am – 4 pm

Buzz on by the Burke as thousands of specimens fly, inch, or crawl to the museum for this favorite annual family event. Examine bugs of all kinds from the Burke’s collections, learn about beneficial bugs, enjoy buggy music, and more!