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Parc: Algonquin
Nom évenement : Meet the Researcher Day
Date : July 30, 2015 to July 30, 2015
Location : Algonquin East Beach Pavillion
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Algonquin’s Wildlife Research Station invites you to spend time with researchers who use Algonquin Park as their laboratory. Meet those who study reptiles and amphibians, birds, small mammals, fish, wolves, and even humans (through archaeology). A fundraising barbecue (noon to 2:00pm, or while quantities last) is hosted by The Friends of Algonquin Park in support of research in the Park, and free draws take place for great prizes generously donated by local businesses and organizations. Suitable for all ages. Event runs 9:00AM- 3:00PM.


Parc: Algonquin
Nom évenement : Winter in the Wild
Date : February 13, 2016 to February 13, 2016
Location : Various locations along Hwy 60
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Winter in Algonquin is unforgettable and Winter in the Wild highlights the best of what the season has to offer the whole family! Join Ontario Parks and The Friends of Algonquin Park to celebrate winter in Algonquin Park through this family event. Indoor and outdoor events will be held at various locations throughout the Highway 60 Corridor of the park, including many at the Visitor Centre. All of the activities during the festival are free with the purchase of a Daily Vehicle Permit or Camping Permit (with the exception of food). Events include guided bird walks, guest speakers, guided snowshoe excursions, skating, winter camping demos, marshmallow roasting and a special evening program. Chili lunch and BBQ supper will be available for purchase.


Parc: Algonquin - Mew Lake
Nom évenement : Haunted Halloween Weekend
Date : October 24, 2015 to October 25, 2015
Location : Mew Lake Campground
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

The fun begins on Friday night with our owl prowl, that is sure to be a hoot! Join us at the Visitor Centre on Saturday where a Park Naturalist will guide you through a collection of animal skeletons. Mew Lake Campground will feature “pick of the patch” pumpkin carving, spookiest campsite and best costume contests. Everyone is invited to participate in trick-or-treating among the campsites on Saturday night, and later, for a howling good time at the nearby Old Airfield with a wolf howl. We will be roasting creepy crawly spider wieners and ghostly marshmallows. Mew Lake Campground (km 30.6).


Parc: All Parks
Nom évenement : Ghosts and Spirits
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come to the park tonight for our most celebrated program of the summer. All the ghosts and spirits of the park will show themselves this night only. Meet a cast of whacky characters from this area’s past on a night you won’t soon forget!


Parc: All Parks
Nom évenement : Halloween in the Park
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Break out your favourite costume and come to the park today for some trick or treating! If you plan to stay the night to camp (and we hope you do!), don’t forget to bring some candy.


Parc: Awenda
Nom évenement : Trail Challenge
Date : July 17, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Location : Pick up your passport at the Park Store
Event Type: Healthy Parks Healthy People
Description:

​We challenge YOU to try hiking, biking or birdwatching on any or all of the beautiful trails Awenda has to offer. Pick up a passport at the Gate Office and keep record of all the trails you explore. Each trail will have a task to complete. Besides enjoying the great outdoors, you can also win cool prizes! Take your passport to the Nature Shop and enter your name into a draw for a chance to win Ontario Parks merchandise!


Parc: Balsam Lake
Nom évenement : Natural Heritage Education Programs
Date : July 01, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Throughout the park!
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Interested in learning more about our local wildlife, the great outdoors and the history of this area? Balsam Lake offers a variety of Natural Heritage Education programs all summer long. We offer children’s programs, guided hikes on the Lookout Trail, evening slideshows, dramatic presentations and interpretive displays. All ages are welcome and encouraged. Check out what’s happening when you arrive at the park, pick up our weekly schedule from the permit office and join us for a fun, entertaining, educational, good old time!


Parc: Balsam Lake
Nom évenement : Junior Naturalist Program
Date : July 01, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Hey Kids! Would you like to become a Junior Naturalist? Do you love nature and want to learn more about the environment? You can! Just pick up a Junior Naturalist Passport from any of the Natural Heritage Education Programs or from the park gift shop to get started. Then you’re ready to start earning stamps on your passport - for each park program you participate in you will receive one stamp, also for each activity sheet you fill out you will earn you one stamp. Speak to a Park Naturalist or the gift shop staff to get your passport stamped, to find out about upcoming park programs or to pick up more activity sheets to work on. Once you have 3 stamps on your passport you will become a Junior Naturalist Level 1! For each Level completed you will receive a certificate, a small reward, and a ballot for our end-of-summer prize pack contest. We now have 4 levels of Junior Naturalist at Balsam Lake Provincial Park, see if you can earn them all!


Parc: Balsam Lake
Nom évenement : Scales Nature Park
Date : August 29, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us at the amphitheatre for this awesome presentation by Scales Nature Park from Orillia! This is your chance to see live turtles and snakes up close! The experts from Scales Nature Park will teach us all about the snakes and turtles in Ontario and why some of them are now Species at Risk. At the end of the presentation you’ll have the opportunity to hold some of the snakes and see what gentle creatures they really are!


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre Outreach Program
Date : July 27, 2015 to July 27, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Staff from the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre will be in the park to talk about Ontario’s native turtles & how to protect them. See some real turtles & bring your camera. Program starts at 1 pm at the amphitheatre.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Conservation Officer Colin Cotnam & his dog Tanner
Date : August 06, 2015 to August 06, 2015
Location : Boat Launch area at Bon Echo Creek (Near park boathouse)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Conservation Officer Colin Cotnam & his dog Tanner at 1 pm to learn about the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry`s canine unit.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : OFAH Travelling Tackleshare Program
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Starts at Amphitheatre then a short walk to Bon Echo Creek to fish.
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​Learn to fish with staff from the Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters from 1- 4 pm. This hands-on educational workshop includes teaching kids about fish identification and water safety. Fishing rods & reels will be supplied.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Speaking of Wildlife
Date : August 12, 2015 to August 12, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Have a close encounter with some animals native to the Bon Echo area & learn some amazing things about them. At 1 pm, staff from Speaking of Wildlife will introduce you to some of the wildlife they care for.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Bill White & White Pine
Date : August 20, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​Join Bill White & his bluegrass band, White Pine, from 4:30 - 7 pm. Songs feature mandolins, fiddles, & guitars. Bring some money & enjoy a BBQ put on by the Friends of Bon Echo as you listen to the music.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Passport to the Past
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Departs from the Davenport Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us for a guided walk along two of the Little Bonnechere’s most naturally and culturally significant trails. A climb up to the Whispering Winds lookout will feature ancient pre-history of the area and learning how the land has formed over time. A walk along the Payne’s Pine trail illustrates how the river has been used over the past 1000 years as highway for canoes, square timber and recreation. Event takes place 10:00am-1:30pm. Please bring a lunch.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Bike Rodeo
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

Celebrate active transportation! Join Park staff and the Killaloe OPP to learn more about bike safety and maintenance. Then practice your hand signals on a specially built course meant to test your bike-safety and ability. Afterwards, have fun decorating your bike and join us on a parade around the Park! Event begins at 11:00am.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Spirit's Night
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Once a year, when the stars reach a particular alignment, those who once lived and worked along the Bonnechere River can be seen travelling the shores once again. You will meet voyageurs and surveyors, lumberjacks and pioneers who called the Bonnechere Valley home long before Ontario’s first provincial parks. Event begins at 7pm.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Wolf Howl
Date : August 29, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Meet at the Davenport Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Mike Runtz, one of Canada’s most highly respected naturalists, nature photographers and natural history authors, returns once more to lead the annual Bonnechere Park Wolf Howl. Meet at the Davenport Centre for a compelling multi-media presentation on the Eastern Wolf. Then, travel via car pool along the Bonnechere Road to Basin Depot, where Mike will call out to the wolves. With luck, the wolves will return his howls. Program begins at 7pm.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : OUTDOOR swimming pool opens for season
Date : June 27, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Location : Located on the Day-use side off Burloak Drive. Park in lot C or D.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Huge outdoor swimming pool, located in the day-use area close to parking lot D or C. 1.8 acres and to a gradual depth of 6 feet. PFD loaner program. No dogs. Open daily weather permitting. There is a daily access fee per person for use of the pool. OPENS for the Season on the Saturday after elementary school lets out for the summer.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Spruce Lane Farmhouse and Nature Centre Summer hours
Date : June 27, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Spruce Lane Farmhouse - Parking lot F; Nature Centre Parking lot C.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Spruce Lane Farmhouse will be open daily 11-6 and the Nature Centre 10-6 throughout the summer (unless otherwise posted for special events). Stop by to learn about how to become an “Official Park Ranger”. Report your wildlife sightings - or see what animals and birds have been seen lately. Displays, activities—- there is always something new to see or do.

Daily artisan demonstrations and heritage displays will peak your curiosity about life in the early 1900’s. Tour the farmhouse and barns.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Daily Family Programs at Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Date : June 29, 2015 to September 04, 2015
Location : Park staff will lead various family programs throughout the summer and at different locations within the park. Current listing are posted at the washrooms, park offices, park store and by the parking lots on the day-use side. From Toddler Time, Guided walks, Campfire Programs and Hands-on Heritage programs... we will enhance your summer. NO additional charge for these programs.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Every day of the summer there will be activities/ programs for your family to get involved in. More details will be available at www.BronteCreek.org or on twitter or facebook @OPBronteCreek Subscribe to our E-newsletter! Reduced programming the week prior to Labour day.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Discovery Time - Pond Study
Date : July 06, 2015 to August 17, 2015
Location : Location yet to be determined. Details will be available just prior to each program via Facebook or Twitter @OPBronteCreek
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Do you have someone in the family who loves to explore? Especially if it has to do with muck, frogs, water or nets? This program is perfect! at 1:00pm each Monday between July 6 and August 17, 2015. More details will be posted on Facebook or Twitter @OPBronteCreek. Earn a park ranger card or stamp which will go towards an Official Park Ranger Badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Farm Hand At Spruce Lane Farm
Date : July 06, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location : Spruce Lane Farm, close to Parking Lot F in the day-use area off Burloak Drive.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Each Monday and Wednesday at 10:00am between July 6 and August 19, 2015

​Visitors will have a chance to help out with a variety of farm activities. Kids will enjoy collecting chicken eggs, or feeding the Turkeys - topics for this year are not yet decided. Meet at the Farmhouse for 10am. More details will be available closer to the program date. Facebook or Twitter @OPBronteCreek Receive your park ranger card or stamp - work toward your official park ranger badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Toddler Time
Date : July 07, 2015 to August 18, 2015
Location : 10:00am at the Nature Centre, Day-use area, parking lot C.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​A program designed especially for our young visitors. Offered every Tuesday and Thursday between July 6 and August 23 at 10:00am. Explore a variety of topics! Great for kids 1-3—- big brothers and sisters welcome. More details will be posted on facebook or twitter closer to the program dates. @OPBronteCreek Receive a Park Ranger Card or stamp which goes toward earning your Official Park Ranger Badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Discovery Time - Insect Hunt
Date : July 07, 2015 to August 18, 2015
Location : TBD - More details will be posted on Facebook or Twitter as the program dates get closer. @OPBronteCreek
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join a Park Ranger on an Insect Hunt… bring your nets and containers—we have some to share. We will help you find out where insects live and other cool facts about the “bugs” at Bronte. Offered each Tuesday between July 7 and August 18, 2015. Receive a Park Ranger card or stamp which will go towards earning your Official Park Ranger Badge!


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Discovery Time - Down in the Dirt
Date : July 08, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location : Exact location may change from week to week - Check Facebook or Twitter @OPBronteCreek
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Kind of Like the Pond study… but with Dirt.

More details will be posted on facebook or twitter closer to the program dates. @OPBronteCreek Receive a Park Ranger Card or stamp which goes toward earning your Official Park Ranger Badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Guided walks - Thursday nights
Date : July 09, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Location : Campground off Bronte Road and Upper Middle. Exact Location may vary - ask at the gatehouse upon arrival. Each THURSDAY evening between July 9 and August 20, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Learn about owls, deer or coyotes on this guided walk, different focus each week. Join a Park Naturalist at 8:00pm at the designated trail (TBA). Content will cover: habitat, pretators/ risks/ life cycle and Management concerns. Suitable for all ages. No dogs please. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More details will be posted on Facebook and Twitter @OPBronteCreek. Program flyers will be available at the campground/ day-use gates. (earn stamp toward Park Ranger Badge).


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Ask the Park Naturalist (Fri. Sat. Sun.)
Date : July 10, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Day-use side of Burloak Drive. Use parking lot C or D - Recreation Complex/ pool
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Just outside the pool gates drop by to check out the topic of the day. Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 between July 10 and August 23. See what cool and interesting items the park rangers have to show you. More information will be posted on Facebook or twitter - @OPBronteCreek you can also earn a Park Ranger card/ stamp or badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Musical Evening Program - Friday Night
Date : July 10, 2015 to August 21, 2015
Location : Campground off Bronte Road and Upper Middle (day visitors welcome). At the Amphitheater.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Sing along, tap your toe or hum… it is all encouraged at the Musical Program each Friday Night at 8:00pm between July 10 and August 21, 2015. As always more details will be available on the program flyer closer to the program dates and on Facebook or Twitter @OPBronteCreek—- kids—earn a park ranger card/ stamp or Badge.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Children's Program Saturday and Sunday
Date : July 11, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Campground program area/ amphitheater. Off Bronte Road and Upper Middle.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Every Saturday and Sunday between July 11 and August 23 at 10:00am. Join the Park Rangers for activities geared toward school aged kids which will help them discover the world around them. Topics Might include: soil, bugs, birds, Victorian Pastimes, etc. More Details will be available closer to each program date. Follow us on Twitter or like our facebook page to stay in touch @OPBronteCreek (earn a park ranger card/ stamp or badge).


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Evening Program Saturday Nights
Date : July 11, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Campground off Bronte Road and Upper Middle. Day-visitors are welcome to attend. Amphitheater.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​A variety of topics—3-4 will alternate throughout the summer. More details will be posted on park information boards, park activity flyer and on Social Media @OPBronteCreek. Kids can earn a park ranger card/ stamp or badge. Offered each Saturday night between July 11 and August 22, 2015 starting at 8:30pm


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Spruce Lane Farm GHOST WALK
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Parking lot F - Breckon Shelter. August 9, 2015 and 23, 2015 only.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Everyone always want to know IF the old house is haunted. We have had the paranormal experts in—- their stories will be told by staff… who have THEIR own stories. Some say yes…. some, well… aren’t saying. You decide. Sundays in August. drop-ins are OK but best to reserve your spot by calling 905-827-6911 ext 231.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Annual British Car Day @brontecreekpp
Date : September 20, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Location : Parking lot A or C - Green, Sand shelter areas
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

Toronto Triumph Club presents their annual car show. www.BritishCarDay.com $16.00 per Spectator Vehicle at the main park entrance. Having exact fare will help to keep the line moving.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Camper Halloween I
Date : October 16, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Location : Campground off Bronte Road.
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

This event also occurs the following weekend - October 23-24, 2015. Campfire Friday Night—- Open to campers and day visitors.

Saturday activities are for registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…

Site decorating - in park vote PLUS a new category——ONLINE voting. Post a picture or video to the Bronte Creek facebook page the share and get your friends to like your picture. OR on twitter—- post a picture/ video with #CamperHalloween @BronteCreekpp—retweets and favs count for votes.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Camper Halloween part 2 the Sequel
Date : October 23, 2015 to October 25, 2015
Location : Bronte Creek Campground off Bronte Road
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

WE had so much fun last weekend we decided to do it again! Friday night campfire open to all. Saturday activities for registered campers only: Decorate your site to have a chance to win a prize! Dress up and go trick-or-treating around the campground. Then go on a spooky guided evening hike where you will learn about bats, owls and coyotes! Maybe even get them to howl back…

Online voting for best site. Use #CamperHalloween @BronteCreekpp—- post to our facebook page or post on twitter.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Victorian Christmas at Bronte Creek
Date : December 05, 2015 to December 23, 2015
Location : Parking lot F - access directly to House, workshop etc. wagon ride to ice rink and store for warm food and drinks.
Parking Lot C - wagon ride from Store/ rink to Homestead Christmas area.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Victorian Christmas Festival 2015

At Bronte Creek Provincial Park we make holiday memories one family at a time.

Each Saturday and Sunday in December leading up to the 25th, PLUS Monday 22nd and Tuesday the 23rd.

10am – 4pm

A very special treat awaits you and your family. Take a step back in time to the year 1900 to visit a Victorian homestead during the Christmas season. Spruce Lane Farm at Bronte Creek Provincial Park will be trimmed and decorated in all its seasonal splendour. Experience the Christmas season like never before!

Wander at your leisure around the barns of Spruce Lane Farm where you will find a variety of friendly farm animals. Next get ready for your family to visit Santa by slipping into your Victorian costumes. Your Victorian portraits (10-25 images) will be captured during your visit with Santa and are yours to take home on a souvenir USB stick. Creating memories which will last a life time!

Your Victorian Christmas experience will include traditional Christmas games and activities, tours of the elegantly decorated Spruce Lane Farmhouse and seasonal stories and songs in the parlour. Learn about the holiday traditions of the Victorian era! Take a tractor ride over to our Gift Shoppe where you can purchase the perfect tree ornament or stocking stuffer. You can shop while your family enjoys a sweet and delicious funnel cake with a hot chocolate before returning home.

Reservations are NOT required.

We invite you to enjoy the traditional Victorian Christmas activities at your leisure.

Access to most of the Christmas
attractions are included in daily vehicle permit or Ontario Park seasonal pass,
unless otherwise stated.

Attractions:

  • Holiday Headquarters
  • Gift Shoppe & Holiday Cafe*
  • Funnel cakes and refreshments
  • Wagon rides
  • Tours of lavishly decorated Homestead
  • Sugar cookies and cider*
  • Holiday crafts
  • Holiday traditions revealed during tour of homestead
  • Traditional activities and games
  • Visit the farm animals
  • Santa’s Sleigh DIY photo opportunity
  • Victorian costumes for use during visit with Santa
  • Private family visits with Santa**
  • Photos of visit with Santa**

*purchases at gift store/ food not included in daily vehicle rate.

** $15.00 per family/ 6 people.

Other park services and activities available during December:

Hiking trails, cross-country ski trails, tobogganing, Children’s Farm and Playbarn.

Outdoor ice rink scheduled to open mid –December, weather permitting. (hours of operation may vary).


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : New Years Eve Family Skate
Date : December 31, 2015 to December 31, 2015
Location : Outdoor skating rink and park store.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Dec 31 each year the park offers outdoor skating on our Olympic size rink. Skate to music and warm up by a campfire. Skate rentals are available. Park will CLOSE at 10pm.


Parc: Charleston Lake
Nom évenement : Discovery Centre
Date : June 26, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Open daily throughout the summer, from 11 am to 4 pm.

Discovery starts here!


Parc: Charleston Lake
Nom évenement : Summer Interpretive Program
Date : June 27, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

A range of fun-filled & informative programs are offered daily throughout the summer - children’s programs, guided walks, evening programs and more. See the weekly program schedules posted throughout the park for the dates & times.


Parc: Charleston Lake
Nom évenement : A Concert with David Archibald
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Park Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​David’s ever popular show includes original songs about the joys of camping, poison ivy, Charleston Lake & more. A musical celebration of parks and camping life. His infectious songs will have you singing. Fun for the whole family!


Parc: Charleston Lake
Nom évenement : Star Gaze 2015 with Terence Dickinson
Date : August 12, 2015 to August 12, 2015
Location : Park Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Come for a fabulous light show - The best night of the year for seeing shooting stars! Also the opportunity to see the rings of Saturn through a large telescope. Join internationally renowned astronomer Terence Dickinson, and then gaze through telescopes at the majestic night sky (weather & clouds permitting).


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : The Wreck of the GRIFFON
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​The oldest shipwreck in the Great Lakes has never been found! Join Great Lakes Maritime Historians Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg for a talk and virtual underwater tour at the picnic shelter at 7:30 PM. Following this half-hour presentation, Cris and Joan will have copies of their new book, The Wreck of the GRIFFON available for sale.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Fascinating Fossil Findings
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Day Use Area
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Park Naturalists from Wasaga Beach at 2:00 PM at the Day Use Area to discover the unique fossilized history of Craigleith. We will guide you through the amazing beginnings of Georgian Bay to the establishment of the park today. Discover what makes Craigleith so special by taking a closer look at what’s lying under your feet!


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Thanksgiving Fest
Date : October 10, 2015 to October 12, 2015
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Join us for a fun-filled weekend of campsite decorating in spectacular autumn colours!


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Shivers on the Shale
Date : October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Get your scare on this weekend with trick or treating, costume and campsite decorating contests, terrifying ghost stories, pumpkin carving, spooky scavenger hunts and a haunted picnic shelter! Join park staff for a horrifying and haunted weekend.


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Pioneer Days
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 03, 2015
Location : Log Cabin
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join staff at the Log Cabin for some pioneer crafts & games.


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Sciensational Snakes
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Log Cabin - 3:00 pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Meet our special guests who will show you come fascinating reptiles - LIVE & UP CLOSE!


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Travelling Tackleshare
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Picnic Area # 4 1:00- 4:00 pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join our special guests for some fun & exciting activities.


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Bird Banding
Date : August 30, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Location : Picnic Area # 2 - 8:00 am - Noon
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join special guests as we band some little birds.


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Monarch Weekend
Date : September 05, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Picnic Area # 3, Log Cabin
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Find out why the monarch butterfly is a species at risk - Help us “tag” some monarchs and send them on their way to Mexico!


Parc: Darlington
Nom évenement : Monarch Migration
Date : September 06, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Darlington Provincial Park Picnic Area # 3 Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

3:00 PM - Picnic Shelter # 3

Join our park staff as we tag some monarch butterflies and send them on their big migration to Mexico. Find out why the monarch is a species at risk.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : NHE Summer Programming
Date : June 27, 2015 to August 28, 2015
Location : Resource Centre Trails Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Check out our weekly program sheets for locations and times of scheduled events. Programs include: guided hikes, children’s programs, discovery programs, outdoor recreation skills and special events. Programs are included with the price of entrance to the park. Adults are required to attend events with children.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Learn to Fish Programs
Date : June 27, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Beside the lake, look for the big tent! Fish Ladder Parking Lot
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​Join our Learn to Fish staff for an informative and interactive learning experience. Training and equipment is provided. Our staff will teach you how to identify fish and the best places to fish at Earl Rowe. A 2 hour fishing license is provided when you sign up for this session. Check weekly program sheets for dates and times.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Creature Quest Animal Display Show
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Resource Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​5pm - 8pm Fall in love with some of the coolest animals around the globe. From fuzzy to slimy, all animals play an important role in our world. Come out and learn about them and maybe get to hold a few. Bring your camera to capture all the fun!


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Guided Hike at Mono Cliffs P.P.
Date : August 16, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Location : Mono Cliffs Provincial Park - located 20 minutes south west of Earl Rowe. 795086 3rd Line, Mono Township. Call 705-435-2498 for directions from Earl Rowe.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us for a 2 hour guided hike of this beautiful park located on the Niagara Escarpment. Earl Rowe manages this park as part of our satellite parks system. The staff from Mono Cliffs will take us on an informative tour of unique features of this hiking only park. Meet us in the parking lot at 10am for this guided tour. Campers from Earl Rowe can park for free with a valid permit. Other visitors will have to pay for parking at the Pay and Display machine in the parking lot at Mono Cliffs.


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Natural Heritage Education - Emily
Date : June 18, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Location : Emily Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

The majority of ​Park Programming occurs Thursday - Monday although that is subject to change.

For more details please check out the in park postings or our Facebook and Twitter page.


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Rick presents 'Tour of the Universe' - Emily
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​See the constellations, stars, planets, galaxies, space ships and more… in the daytime!


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Rick presents 'First Nation Sky Lore and Constellations' - Emily
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Forget the Greeks and Romans, look at the night sky from another perspective.


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Park Talk - Emily
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come learn why getting outdoors matters! Here from our special guest as to the benefits and the reasons for getting out into nature.


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Snow Birds presented by Ontario Specialized Species Centre - Emily
Date : August 29, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Snow Birds

Canada is home to some of the most spectacular species of birds of prey in the world! Experience the majesty of these birds up close, and learn about the species that we share this beautiful country with.


Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Mike Buss Canadian Fur Trade Interpreter
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Mike Buss will present a living history interpretation of the Canadian Fur Trade. Furs and artifacts to feel and observe! Great fun and interesting history!


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : The Frontenac All Season Camping Challenge
Date : January 01, 2015 to December 31, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park. The Challenge: to camp in Frontenac Park at least one night in every month of the year in 12 consecutive months. Register at the Park Office and retain copies of your camping permits as proof of your stay during each of the 12 months. Once done, submit your record sheet and permit copies to the Park Office and you will be recognized at the next Challenge Celebration in November with a certificate, a crest, and your name on the Camping Challenge plaque!


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Frontenac Challenge
Date : September 01, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. The Frontenac Challenge encourages hikers to enjoy Frontenac’s fall colours by hiking each of the 11 main hiking loops that form the challenge between September 1st and October 31st. Register for free at the park office! Please call 613 376-3489 or visit www.frontenacpark.ca for details. A challenge celebration where certificates are presented will be held at the park office in early November, 2015.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Frontenac Trek
Date : September 01, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. ​New in 2014, the Frontenac Trek challenges hikers to complete any six of the main trail loops between September 1st and October 31st. Note that the Arab Lake Gorge Trail, Doe Lake Trail, Dedication Trail Loops, Bufflehead Trail Loop & Little Slide Lake Loop do not qualify for the Trek. Registration is free! For further details contact the park office 613 376-3489 or visit www.frontenacpark.ca.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Frontenac Jr. Challenge
Date : September 01, 2015 to October 31, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Presented by The Friends of Frontenac Park. ​The Frontenac Jr. Challenge, for hikers 12 years and younger, requires the completion of any 6 of the major trail loops Note that the Bufflehead Trail Loop, Dedication Trail Loops and Little Slide Lake Loop do not qualify as a major trail loop. Registration is free at the park office! For further information visit www.frontenacpark.ca or call the park office at 613 376-3489.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Canadian Red Cross Advanced Wilderness First Aid
Date : October 02, 2015 to October 04, 2015
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Presented by: Steve Tripp, Wilderness Tripping, Kingston, ON

This Advanced Wilderness First Aid course takes place in the park interior and is an additional 20 hours to the Basic Wilderness First Aid program. It focuses on casualty care for more than 24 hours. This bridge course is a continuation of the Canadian Red Cross Wilderness First Aid program within the year of 2014 and can be a continuation of any Red Cross Training Partner Wilderness First Aid. This course is more situation based than Basic Wilderness First Aid with more hands-on practice time. Pre-requisite: 2014 Wilderness First Aid, certification card and manual. Camping equipment and food not included but arrangements can be made upon request.
Cost: $200.00 HST incl. plus park camping permit. For further information: wildernesstripping@gmail.com
Time: Fri. 5:00 p.m. to Sun. 4:00 p.m. Pre-register by calling the park office at 613 376-3489


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Staff vs. Camper Baseball
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Smokeys Point
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Staff vs. Camper baseball. We provide the equipment. Must be 16 or older to play.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Soap Stone and Paddle Carving with Lloyd Stonehouse
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Lloyd Stonehouse for soapstone and paddle carving August 1-9 at the picnic shelter. Fun for all ages and a great souvenir. $2-120 depending on the materials you purchase.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Spirit Night
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​The spirits come alive at Grundy Lake’s Spirit Night!!


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Whiskey Jack Free Concert
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Free concert at the amphitheater! Whiskey Jack will be preforming for your enjoyment at 7:00pm on August 9.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Speaking of Wildlife
Date : August 14, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Speaking of Wildlife 4:00pm at the Amphitheatre. Meet some amazing animals up close in this spectacular live animal show!


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Staff vs. Camper Baseball
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Smokeys Point
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Staff vs. Camper baseball. We provide the equipment. Must be 16 or older to play.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Soapstone and Paddle Carving with Lloyd Stonehouse
Date : August 19, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Lloyd Stonehouse for soapstone and paddle carving August 19-23 at the picnic shelter. Fun for all ages and a great souvenir. $2-120 depending on the materials you purchase.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Paddling Puppeteers!
Date : August 20, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Paddling Puppeteers! Starts 7:00pm at the amphitheatre on August 20! Come enjoy the musical puppetry of the paddling puppeteers in this all new show!


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Spirit Night
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

The spirits come alive at Grundy Lake’s Spirit Night!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Nature Center Hours and Official Opening
Date : June 28, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Interpretive "Nature Center" located beside the park office
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

The Nature Center will be open for visitors again this season.

Hours of Operation are as follows:

Monday 1-4 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday CLOSED

Thursday 1-4pm

Friday 2-5 pm

Saturday 2-5pm

Sunday 1-4 pm

*The Nature Center will be closed for the season after August 22, 2015.*


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : July 30, 2015 to July 30, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theatre 10am
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join Meaghan & Amanda for a program on creepy crawly arthropods. Don’t know what an arthropod is? Come down to the Outdoor Theater and find out.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Location : Fire pit at 8pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Meet Naturalists at the fire pit to discover Halfway’s Cool and Unusual Inhabitants.

**Be sure to bring your singing voices and marshmallows for roasting.**


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Andy Fyon Guest Speaker
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theatre at 8:45 pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Welcome Andy Fyon to Halfway Lake Provincial Park. Andy is the Director of the Ontario Geological Survey and “...an amateur naturalist with an interest in all aspects of the near surface of the Earth [...], the geological processes that shape [the Earth] and create [its] landforms and landscapes, the resulting habitats, plants, animals, birds and people…” Join us at the Outdoor Theatre at 8:45pm to discover Halfway Lake geological features and associated native plants.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theatre at 1pm
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Join Halfway Lake in welcoming Jeb Brown from the North Shore Search and Rescue. Learn what to do if you are lost in the woods with the classic program Hug-A-Tree and Survive, part of the Adventure Smart Series Programming.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Nature Center 10am
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Park Naturalists at the Nature Center for a hike through Halfway Lake’s Wondrous Wetlands.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 06, 2015 to August 06, 2015
Location : Moose Ridge Trail 10am
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Meet Meaghan and Amanda at the Moose Ridge Trail to discover animal evidence while hiking through the beautiful Boreal Forest.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 07, 2015
Location : Fire Pit 8pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Come down to the Fire pit for a campfire all about Ontario’s Species at Risk.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theater 9pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come down and take part in the Ultimate Myth Busters Trivia Event : Halfway Lake Edition


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Meet Meaghan and Amanda for a Soil Discovery Program, Get down in the dirt with soil


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 14, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theatre at 1pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Park Naturalists in Welcoming the Sudbury District Fire Crew to Halfway Lake again this season. Learn about forest fires in Canada and participate in some fun activities.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement :
Date : August 27, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Location : Halfway Lake Boat Launch and the Outdoor Theatre (behind the store)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Halfway Lake Provincial Park for its annual Astronomy Star Party Weekend August 27th-30th. Come on out and meet the Sudbury Astronomy Club and get the chance for some telescopic and binocular viewing of the night’s sky.

Have a burning astronomy question ? Want to experience the night’s sky up close? Or simply looking to gain a little knowledge? All are welcome.

Feel free to bring your own equipment however, all the necessary tools for night viewing will be available to you thanks to the Sudbury Astronomy Club members.

Further details will be posted at a later date. Please be sure to observe the “Astronomy Etiquette” posters, at the park, prior to the event.


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Inverhuron Park Programs
Date : June 29, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Location : Inverhuron Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come to one of our park programs! We conduct programs every week. Some of our programs are children’s programs, guided hikes, and meet the naturalist! Call in advance to find out our program schedule- 519 368 1959!


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Sciensational Sssnakes!!
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Join us at the picnic shelter to learn about Ontario’s reptiles! There will be live snakes and turtles! You may even get a chance to handle some of these unique creatures.


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Spirit Hike
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Inverhuron has been home to many different people. Join us on our spirit hike to meet some of the interesting characters of Inverhuron’s past.


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Blue Water Astronomy Club
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Main beach parking lot
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Join us for a tour of the night sky! Look through high powered telescopes and learn about the stars and constellations above us!


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : History Camp for kids at Backus-Page Musuem
Date : July 02, 2015 to August 26, 2015
Location : 29424 lakeview line, wallacetown - Backus-Page House Museum.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Ages 5-11 themed days filled with snacks, games, crafts, and activities. Neutral Indians, Early Talbot Settlers, Railroad, Roaring 20’s, I love the 50’s. $25/ child/ day Bring your own Lunch. 9:00am - 5:00pm Must pre-register.

Every Thursday in JULY and Every Wednesday in AUGUST.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Sunday Summer Teas at Backus-Page House
Date : July 05, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Location : 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Offered every Sunday in July and August. 10$ per person includes tea and baked goods served in the parlour and a tour of the museum. You are encouraged to RSVP. www.Backuspagehouse.ca 519-762-3072


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Homestead Days at Backus-Page House
Date : July 07, 2015 to August 27, 2015
Location : 29424 Lakeview Line Wallacetown, Ontario
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Offered Tuesday through Friday in July and August. 10am -4:30pm Two for the price of one! House museum and barn exhibit of agricultural tools and implements will both be open for tours. www.backuspagehouse.ca 519-762-3072


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Heritage Farm Show
Date : September 12, 2015 to September 13, 2015
Location : Backus-Page House at John E. Pearce Provincial Park 29424 Lakeview Line, Wallacetown ON N0L 2M0 Phone: 519-762-3072 Email: info@backuspagehouse.ca Website: www.backuspagehouse.ca
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Learn about the Heritage of Farming in the area. Weekend filled with demos and hands on activities. Call the Backus Page House for more details. Demonstrations planned include threshing, farm horses, a market , historic agricultural displays, food, Sunday Worship service and musical entertainment.


Parc: Kakabeka Falls
Nom évenement : Spirits of the Past
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Mountain Portage Trail
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​For one night only, the spirits from Kakabeka Falls’ rich history come to life! We invite you to come out and relive their experiences from the past on a self-guided walk along the Mountain Portage Trail. Do not miss this chance to see history come alive!


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : For the Love of Our Country
Date : July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

We live in one of the greatest countries in the world. Come out and listen to our nation’s story and see how we’ve come to be the true North, strong and free and 8:00pm at the Amphitheatre.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : NEW! Predator v. Prey
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

We’re bringing back this beloved classic, but with an updated look and new gameplay. Who will win this year, the predators, or the prey? Come and battle it out on the Slab Lake Playing Field at 2:30pm.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Night Hike
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

August brings longer nights, allowing for better chances to spot nocturnal animals. Make sure to bring appropriate footwear to the Wintergreen Trail at 8:00pm.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Trappers and Traders
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

This is quickly becoming one of our most popular games. The French and British Empires collide in this battle for fur trade supremacy. Change the course of Canadian history at the Slab Lake Jungle Gym at 2:30pm.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Tracks and Scat
Date : August 03, 2015 to August 03, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Everybody poops. Even animals. We have lots of scat on our trails, so why not learn how to identify the animals of our forest by the clues they leave behind? Join us on the Tamarack Trail at 10:30am.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Evening Programs
Date : June 26, 2015 to September 04, 2015
Location : George Lake Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us for some exciting and educational evening programs happening at various dates throughout the summer. Park naturalists and guest speakers will be talking about the species that call this place home, and the importance of conservation. Our programs begin at 8:00 p.m in the campground amphitheatre.

Join us for talks on:

  • Backcountry Bears Join Park Naturalists for an evening full of activities, demonstrations and of course some of “the bear facts” about Killarney’s Black Bears. Misunderstood, and often vilified, Black Bears are creatures deserving of our respect and understanding. In a Wilderness Class Park such as Killarney, learning to coexist with bears is especially important because we are all visitors to land set aside for bears and the rest of the ecosystem to function without interference.
  • Wilderness Wolves Are there wolves in Killarney Park? Join us for an evening where we challenge your misconceptions about the ‘big bad wolf’‘. We will explore how wolves actually benefit the ecosystem and biodiversity.
  • Citizen science Join Park Naturalists and learn how Citizen Science has shaped, and continues to shape, our world and our park. What does citizen science really mean? How can you become a citizen scientist for the park? Why do we need citizen scientists? Come prepared for an evening of inspiration as we explore our individual power to change the world.
  • Acid Rain: The Truth About Turquoise Lakes Have you ever wondered while paddling in Killarney why the lakes are so blue? Their beauty hides a traumatic past. Join us to learn how acid rain has damaged lake ecosystems, where it came from and how these lakes are slowly regaining their ecological integrity.

Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Friends of Killarney Parks' Summer Concert Series
Date : July 03, 2015 to August 07, 2015
Location : George Lake Amphitheater
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

After a day of hiking and paddling around the Park, come back to the campground and listen to some live music. Join us at 7:30 p.m at the George Lake Amphitheatre on featured dates this summer.

All concerts are free of charge. Donations to the Friends are welcome.

· July 3, 2015: David Leask

· July 10, 2015: Ian Reid

· July 16, 2015: Skarni

· August 7, 2015: Whiskeyjack


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Artist in Residence Program- Summer 2015
Date : July 13, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Various locations
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

The Artist in Residence program provides free art lessons in the Park, by highly-qualified volunteer instructors. It’s a great opportunity to enhance your artistic skills and connect with nature. Lessons are conducted en plein air and cater to a variety of skill sets and age groups.


Join in the fun! Sign up at our counter at the George Lake office or contact the park for more information.

· July 13 to 17, 2015: Christy A. Smith

· July 20 to 24, 2015: Danielle Gardner

· August 10 to 14, 2015: Danielle Gardner


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Group of Seven Guided Hike
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : George Lake Campground
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join the Friends of Killarney Park on an all-day outing to historic Grace Lake, located on the northwest side of the Park. Re-trace the footsteps of the Group of Seven, as you make your way along Frood Lake by voyageur canoe or pontoon boat. Then hike (1.7 km) into Grace Lake. Enjoy the serenity of the island-dotted lake, participate in an art lesson or take a guided hike to a picturesque lookout.

Time: Departure from George Lake campground by motor coach at 8:30 a.m. Return to George Lake at 6 p.m.

Cost: $50 ($40/FOKP members)

Space is limited. Sign up today! Contact: kris@friendsofkillarneypark.ca.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : AY Jackson Guided Hike
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Take part in a guided hike that is part of a weekend packed with events for the Friends of Killarney Parks’ Annual Group of Seven Festival. Join park naturalists Rachelle and Ian as they delve into the life and experiences of AY Jackson as we hike to AY Jackson Lake. Learn about the man behind the formation of Killarney Provincial Park and about what drew him back here again and again.

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Meet at Second Beach – hike will proceed into the East end of the La Cloche trail to AY Jackson lake, and then return the same way.

Bring sturdy shoes for hiking, water, and sunscreen.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Monochromatic Masterpieces
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Dog Beach (West of Main Beach)
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

As part of the Annual Friends of Killarney Group of Seven Festival, come celebrate the beauty of Killarney by painting en plein air through the exploration of single hue! Danielle will work with you to understand the use of light and shadow through watercolour.

Time: 9:30 am

Space is limited. Sign up today! Contact Nicole at nicole.rulff@ontario.ca, or call (705) 287-2891 ext. 235.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Art in the Park
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Meet at Second Beach
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

As part of the Annual Group of Seven Festival put on by the Friends of Killarney Park, join us for some art in the park! This event will take you on a short hike to AY Jackson Lake to participate in a unique watercolour workshop by artist Marlies Schoenefeld. Learn and experience what artists of the Group of Seven would have experienced in their own journeys into the park.

Time: 9:30 am

Space is limited. Sign up today! Contact Nicole at nicole.rulff@ontario.ca , or call (705) 287-2891 ext. 235.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Summer Loon Count 2015
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : George Lake Campground, Nature Centre, KIllarney Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come check up on the loons we visited during the Spring Count and monitor how successful they have been raising their young.

The information collected is sent to Bird Studies Canada from different counties across the country to provide information on loon population trends. These reports improve our understanding of loons, lakes, and our impact on them. This will help to conserve these very special birds and their habitat.

Dinner is provided but please bring your own canoe, PDF, paddle, lunch, and safety kit.

If you are planning to attend please contact Killarney’s Natural Heritage Education Department at 705-287-2900 for more information.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Programs Offered by Killbear Provincial Park
Date : June 26, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Evening programs, guided hikes, and children’s programs are offered throughout the summer by park naturalists. Programs tell a story about the special natural resources and human history of the park and run an hour in length. During the summer see an updated Calendar of Daily Events at www.friendsofkillbear.com


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : All You Need is Love
Date : July 30, 2015 to July 30, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Due to popular demand, Killbear the Musical is BACK!


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Shipwrecks of Georgian Bay - Evening Program
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 07, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre 8:30 PM
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join marine historians and authors Chris Kohl and Joan Forsberg as they present stories, photos and underwater videos of the numerous shipwrecks that dot the 30,000 Islands.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Whiskey Jack Concert
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre 7:30 pm
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Whiskey Jack was Stompin’ Tom’s band for years and they carry on singing his songs and some of their original tunes.

This show is a crowd pleaser for all ages. Join these seasoned performers as they sing your favourite Stompin’ Tom songs.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Stone Carving or Wood Carving
Date : August 12, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter at Day Use beach
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join master carver Lloyd Stonehouse at the Day Use Beach and create your own souvenir to take home this summer. Lloyd provides the materials, equipment and guidance. You provide the sweat, elbow grease and creative spark. Prices range from $2 for a small stone blank to over $120 for a cherry wood paddle blank.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Ian Tamblyn Concert
Date : August 14, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre 7:30 PM
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description: Ian is an award winning musician who has recorded 36 albums. His repertoire includes haunting melodies with evocative lyrics that conjure up the power, beauty and mystery of the many places he has visited while working as a guide in adventure travel locations such as Lake Superior, Antarctica and the Northwest Passage

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Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : Adapting Amphibians
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Day Use Comfort Station #4 (East Day Use)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

10:00am Did you know that some frog species survive the cold winter months by freezing almost completely solid? Or that salamanders can grow another tail after it has been lost to a predator? Learn about the many amazing adaptations that amphibians posses to help them survive, check out our life-like amphibian replicas and join us for an amphibian adventure walk.


Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : Who's Awake?
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Day Use Comfort Station #4 (East End of Day Use)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

8:00pm Come experience nature at night. Learn more about the amazing life of nocturnal animals as we call for owls, checkout insects attracted to our light traps and play some night sensory games.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Gregor's 40th Birthday Party
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come celebrate Gregor the Spotted Turtle’s 40th birthday by enjoying a live reptile show with Sciensational Snakes at 2:00pm in the Campfire Circle!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Mystery Evening Encore
Date : August 04, 2015 to August 04, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come out to an evening of suspense, accusation and discovery! Bring your thinking cap and help the park staff piece together the clues, question suspects and ultimately find out who ate Gregor the Spotted Turtle’s birthday cake! Meet us at the Visitor Centre Campfire Circle at 7:30 pm!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Birds Along the Way
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 07, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us in welcoming well known naturalist Peter Middleton as he teaches about the feathered flyers that we find around the park. Meet at the Visitor Centre at 7:00 pm. See you there!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Live Birds of Prey Show
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come out to see the most fearsome flyers in North America! Join us in the Visitor Centre Campfire Circle at 2:00 pm for a live raptor show with Wild Ontario.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Living Landscapes - the worlds of the MacGregor Point beaches
Date : August 10, 2015 to August 10, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Meet renowned naturalist Peter Middleton at the Visitor Centre at 10:00 am to enjoy the beautiful lake shore and to learn some interesting features of this unique ecosystem.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Live Reptile Show
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come to the Visitor Centre at 2:00pm to see a live reptile show with Scales Nature Park!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Live Mammal Show!
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come out to a live mammal show with Speaking of Wildlife at 2:00pm at the Visitor Centre and learn about some of the amazing mammals that live in Ontario!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Mystery Evening Finale
Date : September 05, 2015 to September 05, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre - Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come out to an evening of suspense, accusation and discovery! Bring your thinking cap and help the park staff piece together the clues, question suspects and ultimately find out who ate Gregor the Spotted Turtle’s birthday cake! Meet us at the Visitor Centre Campfire Circle at 7:30 pm!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Wild for the Arts
Date : September 19, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

This Friends of MacGregor event is a weekend of music, art and written word. Featured are a studio tour and art sale, book and author fair, music in the woods, children’s activities and more! Free day use. Corporate Sponsors are Ontario Power Generation, Bruce Power and Ontario Parks.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Witches in the Woods
Date : October 17, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

A fun family event! Trick or treat from the campsite dressed in your favourite costume. Campsite decorating contest, Pumpkin carving contest, Scavenger hunts & more! Campsites book quickly so reserve yours as early as this May!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Winter RVing Seasonal Sites at MacGregor Point
Date : November 01, 2015 to April 10, 2016
Location : Campground
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

2015/ 2016 Winter RVing Seasonal Sites

We are pleased to bring you the details for the Winter RVing Seasonal Sites Program for 2015/2016. This program is unique to MacGregor Point Provincial Park. It provides campers the opportunity to camp with their trailer without having to move it during the winter season.

Program Dates: November 1st, 2015 to April 10th, 2016

Sites Available:

There will be 39 sites available for booking in two different loops of Algonquin Campground. There will be 23 electrical sites in Birch Boulevard; this loop has the heated

comfort station with bathrooms and showers.
There will be 16 electrical sites available in Ash Woods; the comfort station in this loop will not be open as it is not winterized to withstand freezing temperatures. A vault privy will be available without running water; showers, bathrooms and drinking water are available in the Birch Boulevard loop.

The site numbers available in Birch

Boulevard are 44, 45, 47, 49, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 71, 73, 75, 78, 79, 82, 83, 86, 88, 89, and 91.

The site numbers available in Ash

Woods are 1, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 and 42. There is also one double site available, sites 40/41, for parties wishing to camp side by side.

Fees:

The trailer storage fee for the On-Site Winter Storage Program is a $150.00. This fee allows the participant to keep their trailer on a specific site from Nov 1st 2015 to April 10th, 2016. This storage fee is due at the time of booking and is non-refundable. It does not include storage in the trailer storage compound prior to the program start or after the program end.

A minimum commitment of 20 nights is also required to be part of the On-Site Winter Storage Program. The 20 night minimum can be paid up front at the time of booking, or can be paid in 2 installments of 10 nights on or before August 31, 2015 and 10 nights on or before October 1st, 2015. Full payment of the 20 night minimum must be paid by Oct 1st, 2015.

The fees for 2015/16 will be:

On Site Storage Fee = $150.00 (non-refundable) due at time of booking

20 Night Minimum Commitment = 20 x $40.68 = $813.60 regular rate

(HST Included) = 20 x $32.52 = $650.40 senior rate*

= 20 x $20.34 = $406.80 disabled rate**

*Reduced camping rates apply to Ontario senior citizens and their spouse who may be any age and persons in the same party under the age of 18 who occupy the campsite. Persons aged 18 to 64 inclusive, who are in the same party, or visit and occupy the campsite, are required to pay full rates.

**Reduced camping rates apply to Ontario disabled persons and all others on the same campsite regardless of age. At the time of campsite registration, the person whose valid Accessible Parking Permit or CNIB Card is being used for the disability rate must be present.

If a Winter Program site is being shared, and discounted rates apply to only some parties, persons who are not eligible for the discount must pay the full rate or the difference between the prepaid discounted rate and regular rate.

If a camper does not stay 20 nights, this fee will not be refunded. If a camper stays more than 20 nights, the appropriate camping fee will be charged on a per night basis. Additional vehicles fees will apply if you have more than one vehicle in the park.

there will be an additional fee of $5.00 per day for leaving trailers connected to the electrical pedestal during time periods when campers are not on-site. This is the difference between an electrical and non-electrical site and is to cover electricity used if the trailer is connected. Please ensure that you disconnect your electrical cord from the pedestal prior to leaving if you do not wish to pay this fee.

Reservations:

Reservations will be taken 5 months in advance of the program start date, beginning on June 1st,2015 at 7:00 pm EST.

Reservations can be made by calling 519-389-6233. Booking will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please be aware this phone does not have

voice mail or call waiting, if you get a busy signal, it is because we are currently taking another reservation; please try your call again. Only one reservation will be taken per phone call; the only exception to this is the booking of the double site which can be booked in the same call.

This phone line is only activated for the night of June 1st; bookings after that date should be directed to Janice by calling 519-389-6233.

In order to speed the reservation process, please review the sites available and have a few sites selected in case your first choice site has been

booked by someone else.

.Campsite maps are available by visiting www.ontarioparks.com.


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement :
Date : June 26, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Fridays and Sundays 1:30 pm

Saturdays 10:30 am & 1:30 pm

Step into the late 19th century at this replica logging camp and museum that houses hundreds of original logging artefacts and documents. Guided tour includes award-winning short film plus a visit to blacksmith shop, cookery, bunk house, camp office, stable, hay barn, and scaler’s shack.


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement :
Date : June 26, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Logging Camp Theatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Fridays and Saturdays 7 pm

More than 50 various park-produced slide shows that delve into the park’s flora, fauna and rich logging history, plus nature films.


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement :
Date : June 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

A one-kilometre guided hike through a transition forest that boasts old growth white pine older than 350 years and concludes at a mature black spruce bog. Various themes are explored.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Natural Heritage Education Programs
Date : June 27, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Murphys Point Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

A range of Natural Heritage Education programs will take place over the course of any given week during the summer. Programs range from guided hikes, evening amphitheatre programs, programs directed towards younger audiences, and prop talks; all of which are led by trained interpreters. To learn more visit the Friends of Murphys Point Park website, where WEEKLY PROGRAM SCHEDULES can be found.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Visitor Centre
Date : July 01, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Murphys Point Visitor Centre - Across from the Park Store
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Open from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM every day, the Visitor Centre is a great place to go to learn more about the park’s natural and cultural history; staff will be on site to answer any questions you may have. The Visitor Centre features live Gray Ratsnakes, an aquarium, and a number of other items.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Snake Talk
Date : July 01, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Murphys Point Visitor Centre - Across from the Park Store
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Everyday at 2:00 PM there is a short presentation on the Gray Ratsnake and the conservation efforts made by staff here at Murphys Point. After the talk, the park’s captive Gray Ratsnake is brought out and handled by park staff. This is an excellent opportunity to see, touch, or hold a tame Gray Ratsnake.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : July 29, 2015 to July 29, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes at the Silver Queen Mine
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Beach Day
Date : August 03, 2015 to August 03, 2015
Location : Main Beach
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join the Friends of Murphys Point Park as they celebrate everybody’s favourite part of summer, being at the beach.Their will be live music, a barbeque, story reading and of course, a sand castle building contest! Events will be taking place between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 05, 2015 to August 05, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 07, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 12, 2015 to August 12, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes at the Silver Queen Mine
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 14, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Hot Dog Roast
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Campfire Pit (Beside Amphitheatre)
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join the Friends of Murphys Point Park at their annual hot dog roast; for a small donation hot dogs and buns will be provided for you to cook over the campfire!


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House
Date : August 16, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Theatre Through Time at the Silver Queen Mine
Date : August 19, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes at the Silver Queen Mine bunkhouse.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

The “Theatre Through Time” sees guests guided by a range of period characters as they make their way to the Silver Queen Mine. Performances will start at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM, TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED TO ATTEND. Please contact the park for ticket information.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 21, 2015 to August 21, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House
Date : August 23, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 26, 2015 to August 26, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes at the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : August 28, 2015 to August 28, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House
Date : August 30, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : September 02, 2015 to September 02, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 2:00 PM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Guided Mine Tour
Date : September 04, 2015 to September 04, 2015
Location : Starts at the Lally Homestead and concludes in the Silver Queen Mine.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

A 2.5 kilometre guided hike that concludes sixty feet below the surface in the century old Silver Queen Mine. Hike starts at 10:00 AM. Please pre-register at the Gate.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Open House with Junior Mica Miner Program
Date : September 06, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Make your way down the 2.5km Silver Queen Mine trail at your own pace between 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Costumed interpreters and park staff will be posted at stops along the way to provide information and answer questions. IN ADDITION, the Friends of Murphys Point Park Junior Mica Miner Program will be running, allowing kids of all ages to become a miner for a day! Activity booklets and costumes will be available. Parking is available at the Lally Homestead and Day Passes will be available on site. Payments for Day Passes accepted in CASH ONLY. A General Day Pass costs $14.50; a Seniors Day Pass is $11.50; and a Disabled Day Pass is 7.25$


Parc: Neys
Nom évenement : 30th Annual Neys Nostalgia Days/Neys' 50th Anniversary
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre and the Little Pic Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join park staff to celebrate Neys Provincial Park’s 50th Anniversary and the 30th Annual Neys Nostalgia Days. Join us for guided hikes, fun challenges, musical entertainment, and activities throughout the weekend. Stop by the Visitor Centre to write a letter, draw a picture, or submit a photography to place in our time capsule (to be opened for Neys’ 75th Anniversary). On Saturday afternoon, enjoy a traditional bowl of pea soup & bannock and not-so-traditional cupcakes. Don’t miss history in the making!

For more information call Laura at 807-229-1624.


Parc: Pancake Bay
Nom évenement : Adventure Days Weekend
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Park Wide!
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

The Adventure Days Weekend brings fun, food and entertainment for all ages! Sports games, naturalist-led programs, a staff-run parade, contests, concerts and a fish fry are just a few of the highlights of the weekend. Check out our Park Tabloid or Calendar of Events for more details!


Parc: Petroglyphs
Nom évenement : Evening Program- Mysteries Cast in Shadow
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Learning Place Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please join us for a unique opportunity to see the Petroglyphs also known as the Teaching Rocks in a night setting. Using lights cast across the rock, shadows are created within the carvings making the varying shapes apparent. The program begins with a showing of the film “The Teachings Rocks” before going to the Petroglyphs site for a guided tour. We will also explore some aspects of Algonkian Culture. The event takes place from 7:30 -10:00 pm and is free of charge with a valid park permit. Visitors can purchase a vehicle permit for the day at the Learning Place Visitor Centre during regular hours or during the evening program from 7:30pm- 8:30pm. You may wish to bring a flashlight.


Parc: Petroglyphs
Nom évenement : Evening Program- Mysteries Cast in Shadow
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Learning Place Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please join us for a unique opportunity to see the Petroglyphs also known as the Teaching Rocks in a night setting. Using lights cast across the rock, shadows are created within the carvings making the varying shapes apparent. The program begins with a showing of the film “The Teachings Rocks” before going to the Petroglyphs site for a guided tour. We will also explore some aspects of Algonkian Culture. The event takes place from 7:30 -10:00 pm and is free of charge with a valid park permit. Visitors can purchase a vehicle permit for the day at the Learning Place Visitor Centre during regular hours or during the evening program from 7:30pm- 8:30pm. You may wish to bring a flashlight.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Friends of Pinery Fish Fry
Date : June 27, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Location : Pinery Park Store Lawn beneath the Covered Shelter
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Please support the initiatives of the Friends of Pinery Park on June 27th, July 18th, August 1st and August 15th by purchasing a delicious fish dinner. Proceeds raised support the mandate of the Friends of Pinery Park. Please contact the Friends of Pinery Park for more details - 519-243-1521. Hosted in partnership with the Lake Smith Conservationists.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join Cris Kohl and Joan Forsberg for some exciting adventures into the dynamic history of the Shipwrecks of the Great Lakes.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Ausable Adventures
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us to celebrate the unique ecological communities that thrive in the Old Ausable Channel in the heart of Pinery. Please consult our Activity Schedule for more details which can be found at www.pinerypark.on.ca


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Date : September 19, 2015 to September 19, 2015
Location : Gloves and garbage bags will be provided. Please dress appropriately for the weather. Sunscreen is a must, and although you probably won't be bothered by mosquitoes there may be some biting flies, so bug spray is recommended. Meet at the Visitor Centre between 10 AM and noon to pick up your materials and receive your assigned portion of shoreline. Please pre-register at http://www.shorelinecleanup.ca/en/cleanup/event/fall2015/pinery-provincial-park or call 519-243-8539 for free park entry!
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

In 2015, we will be celebrating the 22nd Anniversary of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in Canada. You can make a world of a difference by joining Canadians from coast to coast to coast to clean up shoreline litter. Meet at the Pinery Visitor Centre to start the day. Please pre-register by calling 519 243 8574. Visit www.shorelinecleanup.ca for more details.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Friends of Pinery Road Race
Date : October 18, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

Jog your way through the Oak Savanna and help support Pinery through the Friends of Pinery. Please go to www.pinerypark.on.ca for registration. Don’t delay – this event fills up fast!


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Pinery Halloween Weekend 2015
Date : October 23, 2015 to October 25, 2015
Location : Visitor Centre and Riverside Campground
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Experience autumn camping in Riverside Campground with a spooky theme! Join park naturalists throughout the weekend for special Halloween Themed interpretive programming. Learn to differentiate between spooky myths and facts; decorate your campsite (no hay or straw and please respect the park environment); participate in campground trick-or-treating or decorate a scarecrow using natural objects from your campsite to profile one of Pinery’s interpretive themes - prizes will be awarded for the best scarecrow! NEW - there are added electrical sites in Riverside Areas 2 and 3!


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Christmas Bird Count
Date : December 12, 2015 to December 12, 2015
Location : Pinery and surrounding area
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join birdwatchers for this incredible day of winter birding! Please contact the Visitor Centre to obtain more information by calling 519-243-8574.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Pinery Family Day Weekend
Date : February 13, 2016 to February 15, 2016
Location : Visitor Centre, Winter Activities Area, Ski Trails, Walking Trails
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

No need to hibernate! Family Day is a great excuse to get out and explore nature in winter. Come and learn how Pinery’s winter residents survive in winter – from tiny predators living under the snow, to winter songbirds and large awe-inspiring night-time predators like Great Horned Owls and others. Bring your cross-country skis, snowshoes, toboggan and/or skates and enjoy winter! Skis and snowshoes are also available for rent.

Please visit www.pinerypark.on.ca for more information on the weekend’s events.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Pedal the Pinery
Date : April 24, 2016 to April 24, 2016
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

Get on your bike to Pedal The Pinery and support The Friends of Pinery Park’s environmental projects, Naturalist programs and wildlife research. There will be a 20k bike route (a fun ride, not a race) and a walking route. This is a great event for the whole family to participate in. Visit www.pinerypark.on.ca for more details, registration and to download the 2016 pledge sheet (available early 2016). Leashed dogs are welcome!


Parc: Point Farms
Nom évenement : Point Farms 50th Anniversary
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 15, 2015
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Point Farms Celebrates 50 years of family camping! What is your history with the park? Bring your stories and photos, we’d love to see them!

Sign our Anniversary Banner

​Guided Hikes

Learn about Point Farms through interpretive programming by Park Naturalists - Play Field located off additional parking area in Colborne Campground

Cake

Details on times and locations will follow soon!


Parc: Point Farms
Nom évenement : Halloween/Thanksgiving Weekend
Date : October 10, 2015 to October 10, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Come join the fun at Point Farms Thanksgiving weekend. Activities include site decorating contest, pumpkin carving contest, chili & baked goods cook-off, scavenger hunt and trick-or-treating. Book early to avoid disappointment!


Parc: Port Burwell
Nom évenement : MNRF Canine Services Unit Demonstration
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Recreation Field
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Come and meet Conservation Officer Sean Cronsberry and his four-legged partner Timber to learn all about the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s Canine Unit. Join them as they conduct an educational demonstration on how Timber can detect concealed wildlife, fish, firearms, track violators and lost persons! Takes place at the Recreation Field at 10:30am!


Parc: Port Burwell
Nom évenement : Fall Harvest Festival at Backus-Page House
Date : October 24, 2015 to October 24, 2015
Location : 29424 lakeview line wallacetown
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Indoor and outdoor harvest themed activities, crafts, games, refreshments, museum and trail tours for the whole family. Children $6.00 adults $3.00 More information available www.Backuspagehouse.ca


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : Summer Interpretive Program
Date : June 27, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Throughout the park
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Guided walks, children’s programs and evening slide shows offered daily except Wednesdays. Check out www.friendsofpresqu’ile.on.ca for details on receiving specific weekly schedule. Nature Centre and Lighthouse Interpretive Centre open daily.


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : History Weekend
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Relive Presqu’ile’s storied past with historically based events such as a fashion show, old-fashioned field games, children’s boat-building bee, re-enactments of a War of 1812 skirmish and a spirit walk.


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : Monarchs & Migrants Weekend
Date : September 05, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Bird banding, Monarch tagging and guided nature walks celebrate this weekend of fall migration.


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : Christmas at Presqu'ile
Date : November 07, 2015 to November 15, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Quality arts and crafts available at this juried show. A fund raiser for the Friends of Presqu’ile. Event occurs first two weekends in November and the Wednesday between - November 7&8, 11, 14&15


Parc: Quetico
Nom évenement : Arts in the Park Weekend
Date : July 31, 2015 to August 03, 2015
Location : Teaching Place, Grassy Beach and the Information and Heritage Pavilion
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Learn how to survive in Quetico! Join us in celebrating the many facets of the wilderness through various workshops and children’s arts fair. For more information, please go to http://www.quetico100.com


Parc: Restoule
Nom évenement : Live Birds Of Prey Show!
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Campfire Clearing
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join us at 7:00 PM for a wild evening with Wild Ontario’s birds of prey! A great chance to see live birds of prey up close - don’t forget your camera!


Parc: Rock Point
Nom évenement : Daily Programs at Rock Point Provincial Park
Date : June 26, 2015 to September 04, 2015
Location : Park staff will lead various family programs throughout the summer at different locations within the park. Current listings are posted at the Washrooms, park office, Park store, Day Use and group camping area. You can also obtain a copy when you arrive at the park.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

From Tyke time, Hands on Nature program, guided hikes, campfires, evening programs and special guests. We will enhance your summer. There is no additional charge for these programs. There will be activities for you and your family to get involved in.


Parc: Rock Point
Nom évenement : Conservation Officer - Canine Handler Demonstration
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter Day Use area
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join park staff as we welcome Sean Cronsberry a Conservation Officer and Canine handler for a special demonstration in the Day Use area at 2:30 pm. Come on by and check out what they do. Everyone Welcome!!


Parc: Rock Point
Nom évenement : Hot Stuff! Where's the Fire!
Date : August 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Playing Field in Day use
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join park staff and some special guests from the Lowbanks Fire Dept for a special program. Try your hand at the hose check out some Fire Trucks and equipment. Come on by and check it out from 10:00 am until Noon. Hope you will join us for a hot morning.


Parc: Rock Point
Nom évenement : Halloween Howl!
Date : October 10, 2015 to October 10, 2015
Location : Campground Area - See Event Schedule for details
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join park staff for Halloween Howl. There will be an afternoon full of activities, games and fun and will round out our day with a Costume Campfire and maybe some trick or treating. A full schedule of events, times and locations will be posted at all event boards throughout the park or you can get your copy at the park office when you register. Hope you will join us for a Howling good Time!


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Turtle Day
Date : August 22, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Location : Bayside Pavilion - Rondeau Provincial Park from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us to celebrate these amazing reptiles. There will be a children’s program, guided hike, crafts, face painting, adopt a turtle program and “Turtle Talks” by our turtle researchers.


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Monarch Butterfly Migration Festival
Date : September 20, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Location : Rondeau Visitor Centre from 10:00am - 4:00pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us for guided butterfly hikes, tagging demonstrations, adopt-a-monarch program, a bbq, face painting, children’s crafts, native plant sale and much more. From 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Visitor Centre


Parc: Rushing River
Nom évenement : Science North
Date : July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​Rushing River is thrilled to be hosting Science North’s “Soakin’ Up the Science” Show.

Explosions! Implosions! Mad science! Come visit the Science North team as they investigate one of the most exciting chemicals on planet Earth. Are you brave enough to launch a rocket off of your hand? Can you crush a pop can with your mind? Come join the Science North staff as they explore the properties of a very special molecule.


Parc: Rushing River
Nom évenement : Peter Puffin
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Peter Puffin will be at Rushing River to perform and entertain with his Whale Tales! Come join this Juno Award winning musician and have a ton of family-friendly fun! http://www.puffin.ca/


Parc: Samuel de Champlain
Nom évenement : Voyageur Adventure Tours
Date : June 26, 2015 to September 06, 2015
Location : Sign up in advance at the Mattawa River Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Take a journey back in time as you paddle along the historic Mattawa River in a 30-foot replica Voyageur Canoe. Two expert guides will share with you the stories of the Mattawa as you experience first-hand the life of the voyageurs. Various tours are offered throughout the week.


Parc: Samuel de Champlain
Nom évenement : Echoes of the Past
Date : August 01, 2015 to August 01, 2015
Location : Bagwa Day Use Area
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Experience a series of dramatic vignettes and humorous sketches highlighting the characters who once lived along the Mattawa River. Begins at 8:00PM.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Theatre in the Park
Date : July 29, 2015 to July 29, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre by the Outlet River
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join us for our popular camp-style musical theatre. Two short plays, full of music, laughter and mystery will depict Sandbanks’ rich natural and cultural history. great for the whole family.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Theatre in the Park
Date : August 12, 2015 to August 12, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre by the Outlet River
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join us for our popular camp-style musical theatre. Two short plays, full of music, laughter and mystery, will depict Sandbanks’ rich natural and cultural history. Great for the whole family.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Lakeshore Lodge Day
Date : August 19, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location : Lakeshore Lodge Day Use Area
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join us for our annual celebration of one of the area’s most historic lodges. A guided walk in the morning will be followed by the re-creation of an 1890’s picnic in the afternoon, complete with traditional games, music, corn roast and lemonade. Nominal charge for refreshments.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Theatre in the Park
Date : August 26, 2015 to August 26, 2015
Location : Amphitheatre by the Outlet River
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us for our popular camp-style musical theatre. Two short plays, full of music, laughter and mystery, will depict Sandbanks’ rich natural and cultural history. Great fun for the whole family.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Sandbanks New Wave
Date : September 19, 2015 to September 19, 2015
Location : On September 19, Sandbanks Provincial Park in Prince Edward County plays home to the Sandbanks New Waves Festival, hosting tons of independent music, art, food, and film. Sandbanks Provincial Park - The Amphitheatre located by the Outlet River.
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

MUSIC, ARTS, HARVEST

Featuring:

Sarah Harmer, Apostle of Hustle, Thus Owls, Aroara, Miracle Fortress, Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart, and Folly & The Hunter.

Tickets are $30, and can be purchased at the festival’s website sandbanksnewwaves.com


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Sandbanks Fall Getaway Fun Run
Date : September 20, 2015 to September 20, 2015
Location : In front of the Park store on the Outlet Beach within Sandbanks Provincial Park
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​Join us for a 5km and 10 km run along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario. Please note that the 10km run qualifies for the Terry Fox Run as well. Hosted by The Friend’s of Sandbanks


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : 12th Annual County Marathon - Prince Edward County
Date : October 04, 2015 to October 04, 2015
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​42.2 km run:Boston qualifier. Route goes through Sandbanks Provincial Park. Be advised of road closures during run. visit www.thecountymarathon.ca for more information.


Parc: Sibbald Point
Nom évenement : Learn to Camp and Learn to Fish
Date : June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

For more information on these programs, please go to http://www.ontarioparks.com/learntocamp and http://www.ontarioparks.com/learntocamp/learntofish.


Parc: Sibbald Point
Nom évenement : Sibbald Point Eildon Hall Museum
Date : June 27, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Eildon Hall Museum, once the home of the Sibbald family, displays a wonderful collection of art, artefacts and furnishings depicting their life in Scotland and when they settled to Upper Canada in 1835. The museum will re-open in June 2015 everyday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Parc: Six Mile Lake
Nom évenement : Night Hike
Date : July 31, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Location : Visitors are asked to meet at the Picnic Shelter for 9:30. Hikers will then be taken through the campground to the North entrance of the Living Edge Trail.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Visitors will join Cameron on a hike through Six Mile Lake Provincial Park to find all sorts of animals that are commonly unseen because they only come out during the night. Using a bat detector as well as some red lighting, hikers will hopefully get some up close encounters with the creatures of the night!


Parc: Six Mile Lake
Nom évenement : Live Bird Show: Ontario Specialized Species Centre
Date : August 02, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Location : Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join the OSSC to learn all about some common raptors of Six Mile Lake. This program is interactive and visitors may even get a chance to touch the birds!


Parc: Sleeping Giant
Nom évenement : Festival of the Giant
Date : August 07, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Location : Park visitor centre and area.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us for the 29th annual Festival of the Giant! The fun starts Friday evening with a sing-a-long campfire and continues on Saturday with games, a corn roast, a sand sculpture contest and demonstrations. Join us that evening for prizes and a presentation. This is a great event for the entire family. Hosted by the Friends of Sleeping Giant. Contact Lynda Sisco at lynda.sisco@gmail.com for more information.


Parc: Sleeping Giant
Nom évenement : Xterra Sleeping Giant
Date : August 29, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Location : Marie Louise Lake Campground
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​Swim, bike and run amidst the Giant! Visit Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and challenge yourself in this premier sporting event. The course is everything you would come to expect when racing an XTERRA event in Ontario’s remote wilderness. For more information please visit http://elementracing/xterra-sleeping-giant/.


Parc: Sleeping Giant
Nom évenement : Giant Digital Photography "Fall Colours" Weekend Workshop
Date : September 25, 2015 to September 27, 2015
Location : Based out of the Park conference centre or cabins, visitor centre and various park locations and scenic trails.
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Join professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski for this weekend photography workshop at SGPP. Advanced registration required at www.superiorvisits.com $359+HST. Park accommodations (private room in shared cabin or conference centre) can also be reserved at an additional fee - contact Barb.Rees@Ontario.ca for more information. Learn camera controls and setting for fall colours, landscapes and panoramic photography. Topics include: Techniques for sunrise and sunset photography, skills and techniques for night photography and creating high dynamic range images, mastering the histogram, understanding white balance and the role of bracketing. Visits to various scenic shoot locations and trails around the park. Small group size ensures review of your images and personalized feedback from instructor during the weekend. Great for all camera types and skill levels . Visit www.superiorvisits.com to book the workshop online or call Lois at 1-866-688-9990 or 807-344-9208.


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Children's Program
Date : July 30, 2015 to July 30, 2015
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Every Thursday at 10:00am a children’s program will be run at Sturgeon Bay. Call the park for more information!


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Children's Progra,
Date : August 06, 2015 to August 06, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Every Thursday at 10:00am a Children’s Program will be run at Sturgeon Bay. Call the park for more information!


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Children's Program
Date : August 13, 2015 to August 13, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Every Thursday at 10:00am a Children’s Program will be run at Sturgeon Bay. Call the park from more information!


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Speaking of Wildlife
Date : August 14, 2015 to August 14, 2015
Location : Day Use
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Speaking of Wildlife will be held at the parks Day Use area! Starting at 7:00pm meet some amazing animals up close in this spectacular live animal show!


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Children's Program
Date : August 20, 2015 to August 20, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Every Thursday at 10:00am a Children’s Program will be run at Sturgeon Bay. Call the park for more information!


Parc: Sturgeon Bay
Nom évenement : Children's Program
Date : August 27, 2015 to August 27, 2015
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Every Thursday at 10:00am a Children’s Program will be run at Sturgeon Bay. Call the park for more information!


Parc: Turkey Point
Nom évenement : Crazy About Bugs
Date : August 08, 2015 to August 08, 2015
Location : Pavilion
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Did you know that insects are the most diverse group of animals that exist on the planet? They come in a variety of shapes, colours and sizes and each species plays an unique and vital role in its habitat. Come out and explore a world so tiny that you may need a magnifying glass to see it.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Junior Naturalist and Historian Programs
Date : July 07, 2015 to August 25, 2015
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Act out a year in the life of a Piping Plover! See if you have what it takes to be a Voyageur! Every Tuesday at 11:00 AM from July 7 to August 25, join Park Interpreters for these 45-minute to 1 hour programs, which rotate weekly between nature and history topics. Programs are held mainly outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Guided Beach Sunset Walks
Date : July 15, 2015 to August 26, 2015
Location : Meet at Nancy Island Historic Site Welcome Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Wednesday July 15 & 19 at 8:00 PM and August 12 & 26 at 7:30 PM - Grab your ice cream, loved one and flip flops! Meet Park Interpreters at Nancy Island Historic Site, then walk to Beach Area 1 or 2 for a 30-minute to 1-hour stroll touching on beach ecology or local history topics. These leisurely walks are timed to culminate with Wasaga Beach’s famous sunsets.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Nancy Island - Night at the Museum
Date : July 31, 2015 to August 21, 2015
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site Museum
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Everyone knows a museum comes to life at night! On July 31 and August 21 at 8:00 PM, encounter characters from Wasaga Beach’s fur-trading, sailing and pioneering past to understand how history has shaped our vibrant community. A Park Interpreter will “sneak” you into the Island’s museum after hours for this theatrical one-hour family program.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Guided Night Hikes
Date : August 05, 2015 to August 19, 2015
Location : Wasaga Nordic & Trail Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​What goes bump in the night? On Wednesday, August 5 and 19 at 8:00 PM, let Park Naturalists introduce you to the sights, sounds and smells of a forest coming alive at dusk. Hikes last 1-1.5 hours. Long pants and close-toed shoes are recommended as poison ivy is common along the trails. Flashlights are recommended for your return to the parking lot.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Great Lakes Ships - Histories & Mysteries
Date : August 05, 2015 to August 06, 2015
Location : Nancy Island Theatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Renowned Great Lakes Maritime historians, divers, photographers and authors Joan Forsberg and Chris Kohl are offering two presentations at Nancy Island Historic Site: on Wednesday August 5th at 1:30 pm - The War of 1812 on the Great Lakes, and on Wednesday August 6th at 1:30 pm - The GRIFFON - The Greatest Mystery of the Great Lakes. $5 per presentation (proceeds support the Friends of Nancy Island and Wasaga Beach Park). Purchase both and get a FREE Wasaga Under Siege day pass! Tickets available at Nancy Island Historic Site. Light refreshments provided.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Wasaga Under Siege: War of 1812 Experience
Date : August 15, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Watch out! Enemy forces are once again planning to attack Wasaga Beach! Join us in commemorating the 1814 sinking of the H.M.S. Nancy in the Nottawasaga River at Nancy Island Historic Site Saturday, August 15, 10.00am until 6.00pm and Sunday August 16, 10.00am until 4.00pm. For two days, re-enactors will transport you back to the War of 1812 through musket, cannon, and 3 line firing demonstrations, Native drumming and storytelling.

Sponsored by the Friends of Nancy Island in co-operation with Wasaga Beach Provincial Park, all events and activities will be held at Nancy Island Historic Site. Programming and activities will also include 1812 surgeon demonstrations, 1812 cooking demonstrations, 1812 uniform
and fashion shows, musket and weaponry sessions, candy cannon, and kids mini militia musket drill plus much more!

Re-enacting groups attending include the On-gwe-ho-way Native Re-enactors, Royal Newfoundland Regiment, Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada, HMS Nancy Gun Crew, Penetanguishene Ships Company, 22nd US Infantry and Canadian Volunteers.

The Friends of Nancy Island will also be operating a food and refreshment booth and encourage everyone to come out and experience life during the War of 1812.

Admission is $5.00 per person with children 12 and under free.

For more information contact: mjbcroft@gmail.com or marybostonwatson@gmail.com or nancyisland@wasagabeachpark.com

For event sponsorship contact: willmottp@sympatico.ca


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : 17th Annual Kids Fishing Derby
Date : August 29, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Annual Kids Fishing Derby prizes for everyone


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Chili Cook-off
Date : September 19, 2015 to September 19, 2015
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Enter a Chili or just come and be a judge.


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Halloween in the Park
Date : October 09, 2015 to October 12, 2015
Location : Campgrounds
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Campers go all out decorating their sites. Kids Trick or Treating.