Hickory – Pollinator Week is June 21st – 27th! Did you know that pollinators like bees, butterflies, and bats, provide 1 out of 3 bites of food we eat? Say thanks by planting native plants, supporting local farmers, and educating others about the CSC Celebrates Pollinator Weekimportance of pollinators!

Join Catawba Science Center in celebrating Pollinator Week with Family Bug Day on Thursday, June 24th!

Dress Like a Bug to receive $2 off admission (adults included)! Activities include bug races with our hissing roaches, a ‘bug walk’ at dusk around the SALT Block led by our Naturalist to spot bugs here on the block (weather permitting), and more!

CSC has new summer business hours! The Hickory Museum of Art and Catawba Science Center will be open Thursday evenings for even more fun throughout the summer! Monday: Closed; Tuesday: Closed; Wednesday: 10:00 – 4:00 PM; Thursday: 10:00 – 4:00, 5:30 – 9:00 PM; Friday: 10:00 – 4:00 PM; Saturday: 10:00 – 4:00 PM Sunday: 1:00 – 4:00 PM.

Catawba Science Center is located on The SALT Block, 243 Third Avenue NE, Hickory, NC 28603. Phone: (828) 322 8169.