This month at the FLMNH: Sea Turtle and Father’s Day festivities

world sea turtleWorld Sea Turtle Day Celebration

Celebrate World Sea Turtle Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on June 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children and families are invited to tour the museum’s sea turtle exhibit with staff from the Sea Turtle Conservancy. The free event features sea turtle specimens, a turtle library, and stickers and bookmarks for all kids. Children also may create fun crafts to take home, meet sea turtle scientists and play turtle trivia for a chance to win a cool prize. Visit or call (352) 273-2061 for more information.

Father’s Day special June 18-19

On Father’s Day weekend, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and June 19 from noon to 5 p.m., the Florida Museum of Natural History is offering dads a free plant (up to a $6 value) with any plant purchase and a 10 percent discount on museum memberships. Fathers must be present at the time of purchase to receive the free plant. For more information, visit or call (352) 846-2000.