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Courses and Workshops Weekend Drop-In Sessions in the Sackler Educational Lab Join us in the Sackler Educational Laboratory to meet scientists and discover cutting-edge research in human evolution. Saturdays and Sundays Planetarium Programs Frontiers Lecture: X-Ray Astronomy David Helfand uses the Chandra X-ray Observatory to observe remote objects, from nearby stars to distant quasars. Monday, December 2, 2019 Science Socials SciCafe: Hacking the Stars A team at the Florida Institute of Technology has harnessed hacking to process massive amounts of galactic data. Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Talks Eastern Coyotes: Extremely Adaptable and Close The Eastern coyote's population has surged in NYC. Learn about their evolving connection to urban environments—and people. Thursday, December 5, 2019 Family Programs Meet the Scientist: Marion Segall on Snakes Dr. Marion Segall shares the secrets of snakes' success with children age seven and older in the Discovery Room. Saturday, December 7, 2019 Courses and Workshops Animal Drawing Join us for an after-hours drawing course with illustrator and naturalist Patricia Wynne. Thursdays this winter. Eight Thursdays, December 12, 2019 - January 30, 2020 | Sold Out Courses and Workshops Origami Folding Fun Sessions: December 2019 Come to the Museum to learn the art of paper folding with members of OrigamiUSA. Sunday, December 15, 2019 Planetarium Programs Astronomy Live: Winter Solstice and the Year Ahead Celebrate the solstice and get ready for the cosmic year ahead. Friday, December 20, 2019 Festivals Kwanzaa 2019 The annual event is a celebration of African-American heritage, rooted in the seven principles known as Nguzo Saba. Saturday, December 28, 2019