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Parc: Algonquin
Nom évenement : Public Wolf Howls
Date : August 07, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Every Thursday in August, conditions permitting, join us for a famous Algonquin Provincial Park Public Wolf Howl. After a slide talk on wolf ecology, participants receive special instructions, and we then travel by car (on rare occasions, walk) to a place where wild wolves may answer the imitations given by the naturalist staff. This event is held only if weather and accessible wolves permit. The final decision to hold a Public Wolf Howl is determined the morning of the event based upon the weather and scouting by the naturalist staff on the previous days. Check www.algonquinpark.on.ca

on the day of a projected Wolf Howl for confirmation. If you are in the Park the day of a potential howl, check Park bulletin boards for confirmation. If you are coming to a Public Wolf Howl, ensure you have a Park permit, arrive early, make sure your car is filled with gas, and dress warmly for this special program, which lasts about three hours. No dogs are allowed at the presentation or howl location as they can disturb the experience for 2,000+ participants. If a Wolf Howl is not held, the following Evening Program will be held instead – The Wolves of Algonquin - Join a Park Naturalist to learn about the intimate world of wolves and how humans have helped shape their destiny here in Algonquin and everywhere else. Potential Public Wolf Howls take place only on Thursdays in August, or Thursdays in September before Labour Day, when weather and accessible wolves permit.


Parc: Algonquin - Mew Lake
Nom évenement : Halloween Haunted Weekend
Date : October 25, 2013 to October 26, 2013
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: Blue Lake
Nom évenement : Parks Day
Date : July 19, 2014 to July 19, 2015
Location : Assorted Park trails/Interpretive Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Celebrate Canada’s Parks Day by joining a Park Naturalist for a fun evening event or take a hike on one of our four great trails. Discover the Interpretive Centre and ask a knowledgeable naturalist all your nature questions!


Parc: Blue Lake
Nom évenement : Water and Wetlands Weekend
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : Spruce Fen Trail
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Blue Lake wouldn’t be so cool without water! We have events for all ages. Join a naturalist to learn about Blue Lake’s very own Spruce Fen and discover how water is intimately connected to wetlands.


Parc: Blue Lake
Nom évenement : Take a Hike Weekend
Date : August 15, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Location : Various Park trails
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Put on your hiking boots and get ready to explore the solitary beauty of Blue Lake’s trails! There’s a hike for Everybody! Enjoy a day of hiking while gathering trail passport stamps. Join the Park Naturalists for a night hike and discover the nocturnal creatures of the boreal forest.


Parc: Blue Lake
Nom évenement : Giant Digital Photography Workshop - Nature Photography "Wonderful Wetlands" Photo Walk
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : Registered participants will meet at the Park Visitor Centre.
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Blue Lake Photo Walk - Nature Photography - Wonderful Wetlands

Join us at Blue Lake Provincial Park with Thunder Bay professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski as we explore the easily accessible wetland plants and animal life from the Spruce Fen Trail (easy one km boardwalk trail). Learn and practice tips and techniques for capturing photos of plants and wetland critters. Lighting techniques for outdoor nature photography will be highlighted. Brief intro before hike starts with practice and questions answered along the way. More details and bookings at www.superiorvisits.com or call Lois at 807-344-9208 or 1-866-9990. Advanced registration required due to small, personalized class size. $65+HST (Note: A park day use or camping fee will apply at the park gate.)


Parc: Blue Lake
Nom évenement : Giant Digital Photography Workshop - Nature Photography Blue Lake Sunsets
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : Registered participants will meet at Park Interpretive Centre.
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Blue Lake Provincial Park is an ideal location to practice your sunset photography. Select this add-on package to the Photo Walk and join us on the beach to catch an amazing Blue Lake sunset!

Learn and practice tips and techniques for photographing sunsets with Thunder Bay professional photographer Barry Wojciechowski . More details and bookings at www.superiorvisits.com or call Lois at 807-344-9208 or 1-866-9990. Advanced registration required due to small, personalized class size. $25+HST add onto Photo Walk pricing. (Note: A park day use or camping fee will apply at the park gate.)


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Friends of Bon Echo Art Exhibition and Sale
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : Children`s Program Area
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​The Friends of Bon Echo Park are celebrating their annual art exhibition and sale with the works of juried artists. This exhibition and sale has something for everyone including photography, stained glass, paintings, and pottery. Children have the chance to create their own work of art in soapstone. Staff from Sciensational Sssnakes! will present fun & interactive programs at 11 am Saturday and Sunday. Food and refreshments are available. Time: 10 am- 4 pm each day.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Speaking of Wildlife
Date : July 31, 2014 to July 31, 2014
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Have a close encounter with some animals native to the Bon Echo area. At 1 pm, join staff from Speaking of Wildlife for an hour long, interactive presentation to learn some amazing things about our wildlife and increase your appreciation for the wildlife around you. Bring your camera.


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : It`s a bee, maybe with Peter Bussell
Date : August 05, 2014 to August 05, 2014
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join Peter to find out the difference between bees, hornets, & wasps, the benefits of bees, and how to locate kids using bees. Also find out why bee populations are declining. Time: 8 pm


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : OFAH Travelling TackleShare Program
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : Starts at amphitheatre then there is a short walk to fishing area.
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​Learn to fish with staff from the Ontario Federation of Anglers & Hunters in this 3 hour hands-on educational workshop. The program includes teaching kids about fish identification, aquatic habitat, water safety, & fishing techniques. Later, everyone will have the opportunity to go fishing with rods and reels provided by OFAH and Ontario Power Generation. Time: 1-4 pm


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Children's entertainer David Archibald
Date : August 13, 2014 to August 13, 2014
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​Dust off your singing & dancing skills and join songwriter & children’s entertainer David Archibald for an energetic & interactive one hour show. Bring the family to hear the two songs he wrote about Bon Echo. Time: 7 pm


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Bill White and White Pine
Date : August 21, 2014 to August 21, 2014
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​National award winning musical group White Pine will entertain people with their songs featuring guitars, the mandolin, and the fiddle. Bring some money & enjoy a BBQ put on by the Friends of Bon Echo Park while you listen to this bluegrass band. Time: 4:30 - 7 pm


Parc: Bon Echo
Nom évenement : Sunspots and the Night Sky
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Sunspot observation at Main Beach. Evening program at amphitheatre. Night Sky observation at Main Beach.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join members of the Belleville Astronomy Club on Saturday August 30 for a chance to learn more about astronomy & look through telescopes to see things including planets & constellations. Between noon and 2 pm, members of the astronomy club will have telescopes set up at Main Beach to see sunspots. At 8 pm, join them for an evening program at the amphitheatre followed at 10 pm by night sky viewing at Main Beach.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Passport the Past
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : Davenport Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Take a road trip with park staff up the Little Bonnechere River on this day of historical hikes. See an old stopping place and learn about the early history of this family and their life on the Little Bonnechere. Following this visit the gorgeous Whispering Winds lookout to see the majesty of the Little Bonnechere while learning about the geological history of the area. Finally, take a hike on the Payne’s Pine trail and learn about the early days of logging and forestry on the river, taking a glimpse into our past to learn about or future. Sign ups will be available at the Park gate and at the Davenport Centre two weeks in advance. For more information call (613) 757-2103 ext. 227. Bring a vehicle and a picnic lunch lunch!


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Round Lake Flotilla
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : St. Casimir's Church public boat Launch in Round Lake Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Every year at 7PM a flotilla of sail boats sets out from Round Lake Centre to celebrate this area’s greatest natural asset, Round Lake. If you are interested in being a part of the Flotilla and need a place to stay consider Bonnechere Park. We are a short 5 minute drive from Round Lake Centre. Bring your canoe or kayak and be a part of the Flotilla yourself. Along the way you’ll enjoy the sweet sounds of Olivia Charette performing on the doc as boaters go by. For more information head to www.killaloe-hagarty-richards.ca


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Peter Puffin's Whale Tales Interpretive Music
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : Davenport Centre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​Join Juno Award winning singer/songwriter Peter Puffin as he tours across Canada with his Whale Tales show. This interactive, fun filled interpretive concert is great for children of all ages and teaches children and adults alike about the importance of keeping our communities and environments clean, and being friendly to our neighbours. Contact Josh Ibelshauser at 613-757-2103 ext. 227. For more information.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Bike Rodeo with Killaloe OPP
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : Davenport Centre
Event Type: Seasonal 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!


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Spirit's Night
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Location : The Depot
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
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.


Parc: Bonnechere
Nom évenement : Wolf Howl
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Davenport Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Michael 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.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Spring Thyme on the Farm
Date : May 19, 2014 to May 19, 2014
Location : Spruce Lane Farmhouse - by Parking lot F on the Burloak Drive side of the park.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

12-4 at Spruce Lane Farmhouse. Join the hands-on-fun at the farmhouse to celebrate Spring the way Victorians did! Fun activities for all ages.

More information available on the Friends of Bronte Creek’s Website: www.BronteCreek.org


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : OUTDOOR swimming pool opens for season
Date : June 28, 2014 to September 01, 2014
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.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Daily Family Programs at Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Date : June 30, 2014 to September 07, 2014
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 at least 2 activities/ programs for your family to get involved in. More details will be available at www.BronteCreek.org or on twitter or facebook @brontecreekpp Subscribe to our Enewsletter!


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Spruce Lane Farm GHOST WALK
Date : August 03, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Location : Parking lot F - Breckon Shelter. August 3 and 17th 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. August 3 and 17th only.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Annual British Car Day @brontecreekpp
Date : September 21, 2014 to September 21, 2014
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


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Camper Halloween I
Date : October 17, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Location : Campground off Bronte Road.
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

This event also occurs the following weekend - October 24-26, 2014. For registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. NEW campfire program Friday night! Then on SATURDAY 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…


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Camper Halloween part 2 the Sequel
Date : October 24, 2014 to October 26, 2014
Location : Bronte Creek Campground off Bronte Road
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

For registered campers of Bronte Creek Provincial Park only. NEW! additional weekend of fun! We will do a campfire on Friday night—then on Saturday: 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…


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Homestead Christmas
Date : December 05, 2014 to December 23, 2014
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:

TENTATIVE DATES for 2014 A very special treat awaits you and your family this December! 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 splendor. Experience the Christmas season like never before! www.BronteCreek.org NEW!!! NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Outdoor skating Rink is open daily
Date : December 13, 2014 to February 22, 2015
Location : Parking lot C and then walk to the Recreation Complex or the RINK/ Store.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Enjoy skating on our Olympic Size Outdoor Rink. Skate Rentals Available. Heated Change rooms. Food and Beverages for sale. More information available on the Friends of Bronte Creek’s Website: www.BronteCreek.org Opening and Closing dates are weather dependent.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : New Years Eve Coyote Howl and Kids Countdown
Date : December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Location : Bronte Creek's Outdoor Skating rink in the Recreation Complex.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Teamed up with our skating rink you can join a park ranger on a guided walk to learn about coyotes and hopefully get them to call back! the Kids countdown takes place around the campfire where we welcome in the New Year “Bronte Style” at 8:30pm—just in time for you to get the little ones home for you to enjoy your own New Years traditions. Skate Rentals available.


Parc: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : New Years Eve Family Skate
Date : December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2014
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: Bronte Creek
Nom évenement : Annual Maple Syrup Festival
Date : February 28, 2015 to March 29, 2015
Location : 1219 Burloak Drive, Oakville, Ontario. EVERY weekend in March + the Week of March Break.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

We Specialize in heritage interpretation up to 1900. Tour guides dress in Turn-of-the-century attire. Attractions include: Pancake house, fresh maple Candy, Fresh Maple Taffy, guide tours of maple lane, gift shoppe, wagon rides, farm animals, farmhouse tours etc.

Parking Lot D or F—- area surrounding Spruce lane Farm house.

More information available on the Friends of Bronte Creek’s Website: www.BronteCreek.org


Parc: Charleston Lake
Nom évenement : Star Gaze 2014 with Terence Dickinson
Date : August 16, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come see the rings of Saturn & a starry sky more brilliant than most Ontarians see, with internationally acclaimed astronomer Terence Dickinson. Explore the world of backyard astronomy & then gaze through large telescopes at the majestic night sky (weather & clouds permitting). August 16th at 8:30pm.


Parc: Chutes
Nom évenement : Riverfest
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Chutes Provincial Park welcomes you to our first annual RIVERFEST- a celebration of summer!

Join us for events including painting workshops with instruction by Mary Dillen, a naturalist hike lead by a local forester who will tell the tales of the bygone logging days, a guided “Weed Walk” examining native plants and their uses, “Music at the Campfire” in the evening, and children’s activities. There’s something for everyone!

When you arrive, speak to the gate attendant for more details.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Canda Day Horseshoe Tournament
Date : July 01, 2014 to July 01, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Join us for the 12th Annual Craigleith Horseshoe tournament! Please visit the Park Store to sign your team up for this exciting weekend event. Compete for prizes and the Trilobite Trophy!


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Rally for Reptile (SciSnakes)
Date : July 05, 2014 to July 05, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Seldom seen, and most often misunderstood, join guest speakers from Scales Nature Park at the day use beach at 10:30am for a closer look at the diversity of reptiles which call Craigleith home. Learn why many of these reptiles are designated as a species at risk.. and what you can do to help.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Family Fishing Week
Date : July 05, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Fancy yourself an angler or not everyone can try their hand at fishing this week. ALL Canadian Residents can enjoy Licence Free fishing this week. NO fishing gear.. no problem, stop by the park office where you can sign out Tackleshare equipment.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Parks Day in Canada - Fossil Find
Date : July 19, 2014 to July 19, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Parks Day is a National event, showcasing park and historic sites in every province and territory! In recognition of this event park naturalists are offering a fossil find along the shoreline of the bay. Meet us at the day-use area at 10:30am - you never know what you might discover.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : History's Alive - Campfire
Date : August 02, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Relive Craigleith’s past through games, stories, dramatizations and more. Join park staff in the day-use area for a campfire program that is sure to dazzle and intrigue you.


Parc: Craigleith
Nom évenement : Thanksgiving fest
Date : October 11, 2014 to October 13, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Whats Happening
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 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Location : Craigleith Provincial Park
Event Type: Whats Happening
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: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Summer Programs
Date : June 28, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Resource Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Join us for our summer programs being offered at the park. Programs include guided hikes, children’s programs, recreational skills programs and evening programs. Check program sheets for times and locations.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : O.P.P. Bike Like the Best
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Park Store Parking Lot
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Do you know the rules of the road when riding your bike? Come get your bike inspected by the O.P.P. Sign up at the Park Store. 11am - 2pm


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Guided Hike at Forks of the Credit
Date : July 27, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : Parking Lot at Forks of the Credit (not at Earl Rowe - one of our satellite parks)
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Join us for a guided hike through one of the hidden gems of the Earl Rowe cluster of parks. Venture to beautiful waterfalls and through various natural environments while learning about the flora and fauna of the area. Hike will begin at 10am in the parking lot. For directions call Earl Rowe at 705-435-2498 or speak to park staff. Forks of the Credit is located off McLaren Road west of Caledon, a 40 minute drive from Earl Rowe. Valid permit is required for parking. Visitors from Earl Rowe may display their vehicle permit for parking.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Safe Canoeing Program August 8 - 10
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : Location: Park Store Parking Lot
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​ORCKA’s Safe Canoeing Program is being offered twice daily from 9:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm by experienced instructors. It is a great opportunity for individuals and families (including children over 6) to learn the basics of safe canoeing. Although you are encouraged to bring your own equipment (i.e. lifejackets, paddles, boats), these items can be provided. Pre-registration and fee are required. Contact the Park Store at 705-435-3020 to register.


Parc: Earl Rowe
Nom évenement : Creature Quest Animal Display Show
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : Resource Centre - 5pm to 8pm
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

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 Forks of the Credit - August 10
Date : August 10, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : Parking Lot at Forks of the Credit (not at Earl Rowe - one of our satellite parks)
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Join us for a guided hike through one of the hidden gems of the Earl Rowe cluster of parks. Venture to beautiful waterfalls and through various natural environments while learning about the flora and fauna of the area. Hike will begin at 10am in the parking lot. Forks of the Credit is located off McLaren Road west of Caledon, a 40 minute drive from Earl Rowe. Valid permit is required for parking. Visitors from Earl Rowe may display their vehicle permit for parking. For directions call Earl Rowe at 705-435-2498.


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Learn to Fish
Date : June 27, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Location : Sign up at the Gate
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​Join Chelsey for an introduction to the world of fishing. Learn about tackle, types of fish and tips for a safe fishing adventure; then practice on the water! This program has limited numbers so please sign-up at the gate ahead of time.

Learn to Fish weekly times:

Wednesday 1:00-3:00pm; Friday 7:00-9:00pm; Sunday 1:00-3:00pm

For questions please contact: emilyparknhe@gmail.com


Parc: Emily
Nom évenement : Hallowe'en Haunt at Emily
Date : October 11, 2014 to October 13, 2014
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

On Friday start off the spooky weekend by decorating your site to join in the festivities, and sign-up for the the pumpkin carving contest. On Saturday put your best carving hand forward, create a pumpkin masterpiece and have the chance to win a prize; then join the family fun, dress-up and trick-or-treat through the campgrounds!


Parc: Esker Lakes
Nom évenement : Blueberry Festival at Esker Lakes Provincial Park
Date : August 01, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

The Blueberry Festival at Esker Lakes Provincial Park, a long standing tradition, continues to grow in size and popularity every year.

Festival events include a Friday night bonfire and over the weekend, a blueberry pie eating contest, BBQ and corn roast, blueberry Olympics, talent show and award ceremony, pancake breakfast, staff vs. campers baseball game and the always popular spirit hike.

The annual festival which takes place every August Long weekend is a great family event for all ages in a beautiful location! Make sure to reserve your camp sites early!


Parc: Fitzroy
Nom évenement : Movie in the Park - Daddy Day Camp
Date : July 23, 2014 to July 23, 2014
Location : Group Picnic
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Third Movie in series during July, presented by City of Ottawa in conjunction with Ontario Parks, Youth Connexion & the CHEO Foundation.

  • Donations will be collected for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
  • Cash only concession stand in support of Youth Connexion will be available.
  • Movie - Daddy Day Camp - starts at dusk.
  • Bring your own lawnchair.

Parc: Fitzroy
Nom évenement : Concert in the Park - Ambush
Date : July 24, 2014 to July 24, 2014
Location : Group Picnic
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Fourth concert in series during July, presented by City of Ottawa & Waste Management in conjunction with Ontario Parks, Youth Connexion & the CHEO Foundation.

  • Donations will be collected for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).
  • Cash only BBQ in support of a local youth organization starts at 6pm.
  • Music by “Ambush” will run from 7 - 8:30 pm.

Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Mashkinonje - Halloween Hike
Date : October 26, 2013
Description:

Join the Friends of Mashkinonje for a guided hike into the park. Explore the parks wetlands in late fall. Meet at the Loudon Access at 1:00 pm.


Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Paulette Stewart & Stella Marotta Fine Art Show
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : French River Visitor Centre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​View beautiful oil paintings and fine art by these local artists. Works of art are available for purchase.


Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Book Signing - Hiedi Klose author of French River Adventure
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : French River Visitor Centre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Come out and meet Hiedi Klose, author of the book: French River Adventure.

Hiedi will be available from 9:00am to 5:00pm.


Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Going Long Weekend WILD!
Date : August 03, 2014 to August 04, 2014
Location : French River Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​August 3rd - All day event

Speaking of Wildlife - Come and meet native species that can be found in the local area. Talk with the interpreters and meet some new animal friends.

August 4th - 10:00 Start

Sciensational Ssssnakes! - Hands-on education about reptiles and amphibians. Learn about and see our ssssnakes!


Parc: French River
Nom évenement : Art in the Park
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Location : French River Visitor Centre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

This is a multi-artist outdoor art show. Come and look around, artists can sell their works, and we will have children’s art and crafts opportunities throughout the weekend.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : The Frontenac All Season Camping Challenge
Date : January 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac. 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 BBQ in November with a certificate, a crest, and your name on the Camping Challenge plaque!


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Hot Winter Camping
Date : January 11, 2014
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Presented by: Zabe MacEachern, Queen’s University, Outdoor Education Coordinator
Winter camping can be a ‘hot’ experience when a portable wood stove and a cotton wall tent are used. With proper equipment, even groups and families can travel safely and in comfort on extended trips. All basics will be covered, including trip planning, equipment details and safety, so you can feel confident planning your own trip!
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit. Pre registration required.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Winter Camping Trip Planning
Date : January 18, 2014
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Presented by: The Friends of Frontenac Park
Accurate pre-trip planning can minimize many of the discomforts associated with extended forms of backcountry travel during the winter. Topics include: route selection and assessment, safe forms of winter travel, shelters, clothing, equipment, menu planning, physical fitness and conditioning, and safety. Share ideas and concerns about low-impact winter camping and trip planning.
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit. Pre registration required.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Historical Walk
Date : April 26, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Presented by: Jerome McDuff and The Friends of Frontenac
Join history enthusiast, Jerome McDuff for a leisurely, interpretive walk along Big Salmon Lake Road to learn about the early settlers and homesteaders in the Park. Bring your lunch, water and comfortable walking shoes. Register with the Park Office. Plan to go rain or shine.
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Dutch Oven Wilderness Cooking
Date : September 27, 2014
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Presented by: Barry Irish, Paddle Away Adventures, Kingston, ON
Food in the wilderness does not have to be boring. Topics include: food preparation, food storage, food safety, recipes, types of stoves, utensils, and more. This explores the ability to have good and interesting food in the wilderness with the use of Dutch ovens and small twig stoves. You do not have to use prepackaged food from the outdoors stores. A great opportunity to exchange recipes, ideas and techniques. You may bring food of your own if you wish.
Cost: $25.00 (includes food), plus Park daily vehicle permit
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Parc: Frontenac
Nom évenement : Electronic Apps, Maps and Gadgets
Date : September 27, 2014
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Presented by: Barry Irish, Paddle Away Adventures, Kingston, ON
This clinic explores the use of electronics in the wilderness. Topics include: Satellite phones, cell phones, text messaging systems, GPS, power supplies for your electronics, apps, for your cell phone or tablet.
Cost: Park daily vehicle permit
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Soapstone and Paddle Carving with Llyod Stonehouse
Date : July 30, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Location : The Picnic Shelter by Smokey's Point
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Drop in anytime from 9:30am to 4:00pm and join LLyod Stonehouse for soapstone and paddle carving! Easy to learn, fun for all ages and makes a great souvenir of your trip to Grundy Lake! Cost of materials varies from $2.00 - $90.00 based on the type of material you wish to use. Come on out and try your hand at soapstone or paddle carving, a perfect way to relax and have fun at Grundy Lake!


Parc: Grundy Lake
Nom évenement : Soapstone and Paddle Carving with Llyod Stonehouse
Date : August 13, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Location : The Picnic Shelter by Smokey's Point
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Drop in anytime from 9:30am to 4:00pm and join LLyod Stonehouse for soapstone and paddle carving! Easy to learn, fun for all ages and makes a great souvenir of your trip to Grundy Lake! Cost of materials varies from $2.00 - $90.00 based on the type of material you wish to use. Come on out and try your hand at soapstone or paddle carving, a perfect way to relax and have fun at Grundy Lake!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Case of the Missing Habitats!
Date : July 24, 2014 to July 24, 2014
Location : Meet at the Nature Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Somebody has mixed up all the forest creatures and left them confused! Come out and help them find their homes using the clues on the trail in this children’s guided hike at 10am! Meet us at the Nature Centre with your hiking shoes!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Logging Film Night and Song
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 25, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Campers- come to the Outdoor Theatre at 8:30pm for a video night all about logging accompanied by song.


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Logging Days
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

​Come on out and experience a day in the life of a logger with this year’s logging day program! Join the annual festivities with activities galore, from 1pm to 4pm. Games will include a tree rubbings scavenger hunt, the annual buck saw race and nail drive, and much more!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Hug-A-Tree & Survive Outside Day Event!
Date : July 27, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Do you know what to do if you get lost in the woods? Kids, come on out to the Outdoor Theatre at 10:00am and welcome the North Shore Search and Rescue team! Learn about how to be the smartest adventurer! Join us again at 2:00pm for a real lesson on outdoor survival, from what to bring hiking to all the camping essentials!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Sciensational Sssnakes!!
Date : August 03, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

This is a don’t miss event! Welcome Sciensational Sssnakes back to Halfway Lake on August 3rd at the Outdoor Theatre! This is a great opportunity to hear about Ontario’s reptiles and amphibians from the experts, and get a chance to handle snakes in their live snake show! You won’t get many chances like this to face your fears, or indulge your love for snakes and other scaley creatures!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Wild Winds and Water
Date : August 05, 2014 to August 05, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

The Science North bluecoats are back at Halfway Lake with their new show Weather: Wind and Water! This special show will reveal the power of our atmosphere as we explore the science of wind, and the amazing properties of water. Watch our guests air-pack a child, make a cloud before your eyes, experience the titanic air pressure that surrounds us, and so much more!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : David Archibald's Night of Music
Date : August 15, 2014 to August 15, 2014
Location : Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​Come one, come all to this family event full of music about nature, camping, and all that good stuff! Don’t miss this wild evening event!


Parc: Halfway Lake
Nom évenement : Star Party!
Date : August 21, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Location : Presentation: Friday 9:30pm & Saturday 9pm at the Outdoor Theatre Q&A: Sat. 2-4pm at the Outdoor Theatre Viewing: Every Clear night from Aug. 19th- 24th at nightfall
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come on out to the annual Star Party with special guests and the Sudbury Astronomy Club! Enjoy stargazing with knowledgeable astronomers! Drop by site 126 between August 19th and 24th with questions about the night sky and viewing locations!


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Weekly Programs
Date : June 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Location : Weekly programs
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Call the park and inquire about our weekly programs!


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Spirit Hike
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Spirit Hike! Meet at the picnic shelter and take a hike to the past. Come and meet the historical characters of Inverhuron!


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Blue Water Astronomical Society
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us for a night of star gazing!

The Blue Water Astronomical Society will bring their high powered telescopes and laser pointers and take you for a tour of the night sky’s planets and constellations! Bring a lawn chair.

(Weather permitting)


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Sciensational sssnakes
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

LIVE REPTILES!

Sciensational sssnakes will be teaching you about our reptiles at risk! You will even get the opportunity to handle some of these reptiles!


Parc: Inverhuron
Nom évenement : Spirit Hike
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Location : Picnic shelter
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Spirit Hike! Meet at the picnic shelter and take a hike to the past. Come and meet the historical characters of Inverhuron!


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : 1850's Christmas Dinner
Date : December 07, 2013
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Be part of a historic dining experience in the Backus-Page House as you enjoy dinner just as it would have been served by candlelight and fire in 1850. Costumed servers deliver a multi-course feast from authenticed recipes of the mid 19th century. Tickets $100.00. Call 519-762-3072 for more info.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Clean up Day and Pot Luck Lunch
Date : April 26, 2014 to April 26, 2014
Location : Visitors are asked to meet at the 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:

Park needs a spring clean up! Followed by a pot luck lunch.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Exhibit Season OPENING and Tryconnel Hertiage Society 20th Anniversary
Date : May 01, 2014 to May 01, 2014
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:

Everyone is invited to join us at Backus Page House for OPENING day of the 2014 season. Help us celebrate 20 years of the Tryconnell Heritage Society.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : War of 1812 Bicentennial Weekend
Date : May 10, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Location : All events take place at the 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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

200 years ago this area looked much different than it does today. Join us today to learn about the war of 1812.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : History Camp For Kids
Date : July 02, 2014 to August 29, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

History Camp for Kids! July 7-11 and 21-25 and August 11-15. Please call Backus Page House for details.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Sunday Tea
Date : July 06, 2014 to August 31, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Everyone enjoys sipping on a nice cup of tea. Please stop in and sit for a while.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Heritage Farm Show
Date : September 13, 2014 to September 14, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
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.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Harvest Party - Family Oriented Fall Inspired
Date : October 25, 2014 to October 25, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Family Fun inspired by the Fall. Call Backus Page House for specific details.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Christmas Dinner 1850's style
Date : December 06, 2014 to December 06, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

More Details are available at the Backus Page House website or by calling the house to speak with a staff member.


Parc: John E. Pearce
Nom évenement : Christmas House Tours and Crafts
Date : December 09, 2014 to December 14, 2014
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: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Tour the house all decked out for Christmas. More details available at www.Backuspagehouse.ca


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Sacred Campfire with Constable Nick Osborne
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 25, 2014
Location : 8:00pm @ The Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Constable Nick Osborne of the Timmins Police Service will be offering his services to perform a traditional First Nations campfire complete with smudging. Come take part in this informative and sacred tradition.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Tree Hike with Mark Joron
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : 10:30am @ The beginning of the blue biking tail loop.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Mark Joron from Millson Forestry in Timmins is at the park today to take you on a special hike. He will be using his expertise to talk to you about the many different types of trees and birds found here in Kettle Lakes, including an old tree test plot with trees from all over the world!


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Tree Planting with Mark Joron
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : 8:00pm @ The Amphitheatre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Mark is back again tonight to continue his talk on the trees of the park. Don’t worry if you missed part one, Mark will recap his information on tree species. In this section of Marks presentation, he’ll be showing up how to plant trees properly!


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Pond Study
Date : July 27, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Location : 10:30 @ Island Lake
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

​The NHE are back with our monthly pond study! Come see how much the aquatic ecosystem has changed in a month! Don’t forget your nets and pales, but if you do, we’ve got you covered.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Sciensational Snakes!
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : 4:00pm @ The Amphitheatre
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

​They are back!! Over a dozen snakes will be at the park! Come join the NHE staff as we come face-to-face with some of Ontario’s most slithery reptile!


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Invasive Species Guest Speaker
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 08, 2014
Location : 8:00pm @ The Visitor Centre (The Post)
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

An invasive species specialist,Evan Fantin, will be leading a presenting on the harmful effects of these species while playing some fun game to help you remember your role in controlling invasive species populations.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : O.P.P Canine Demonstration
Date : August 10, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : 10:30 @ Slab Lake Field
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

​Constable David Wert from the O.P.P K9 unit will be here at Kettle Lakes to demonstrate the amazing abilities of his canine partners! Constable Wert and his furry but tough co-workers will show us some of the amazing ways they aid our police in keeping our provence safe and sound, with the help of one very powerful nose.


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : The Lorax Movie Night
Date : August 15, 2014 to August 15, 2014
Location : 8:00pm @ The Visitors Centre (The Post)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Come join us for a family movie night and learn why taking care of our environment and the park is so important! We’ll be watching Dr. Suess’ The Lorax, a movie for all ages where the Wise Lorax speaks on behalf of the Truffula Trees and warns against cutting them all down.

Come out and learn how “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.”-Dr. Suess


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Ghost and Spirits Evening
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : 9:00pm @ The Amphitheatre
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

​Here is the night we’ve all been waiting for!! The night where spirits of the past come out to teach us a little bit more about the rich history of Kettle Lakes and the surrounding area. Come prepared for a night of thrills, chills, and entertainment like you’ve never experienced before!


Parc: Kettle Lakes
Nom évenement : Halloween in the Park
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Location : 7:00pm - 8:30pm Park Wide
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

​Get the kids dressed up and go trick or treating from campsite to campsite!! If you would like to participate, simply hand a decoration on your post so that kids know to stop in for treats!!!


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Butterfly Count 2014
Date : July 12, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join the Park Naturalists and their friends for a full day of butterfly chasing. Data collected will be submitted to the North American Butterfly Association which has been developing long term butterfly population trends since 1975.

Dinner and all necessary equipment will be provided. Proper footwear, sun protection a lunch and your commitment to a full day of counting is required.

Please contact Killarney’s Natural Heritage Education Department at 705-287-2891 for more information if you are planning on attending. We will meet at the George Lake Campground Nature Centre in Killarney Provincial Park at 9:00 a.m.


Parc: Killarney
Nom évenement : Summer Loon Count 2014
Date : August 16, 2014
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 705-287-2891 for more information. We will meet at the George Lake Campground Nature Centre in Killarney Provincial Park at 9:00 a.m.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Carving with Lloyd Stonehouse
Date : July 02, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : July 2-6, July 16-20, Aug 6-10, 9am-4pm @ Day Use Beach Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Carve your own soapstone creation or wooden canoe paddle under the direction of master carver Lloyd Stonehouse. All tools are provided. Prices of raw materials vary by piece.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Wakami Wailers
Date : July 24, 2014 to July 24, 2014
Location : Amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

7:30pm @ amphitheatre

The antics and shenanigans of camp full of stinky lumberjacks comes
alive through the traditional songs and stories of the Wakami Wailers. Calling
all you greenhorns to learn the life of a white pine logger. Parking is
limited, arrive early so you don’t miss any of this show.


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : Whiskey Jack Concert
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : August 9th 7:30pm @ amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Get ready to clap along as Stompin’ Tom’s own band, Whiskey Jack, takes us on a musical tour around Ontario, with favourites like the “Ketchup Song,” “Tillsonburg,” and “Around the Bay and Back Again.”


Parc: Killbear
Nom évenement : David Archibald Concert
Date : August 21, 2014 to August 21, 2014
Location : 7:30 pm @ amphitheatre
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Singer/songwriter David Archibald presents a special show with original songs about Great Lakes history featuring sailing schooners and Ontario pirates as well as songs about stinkpots, glaciers and camping at Provincial Parks. A crowd pleaser for the entire family.


Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : Crazy About Bugs
Date : August 03, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Location : Day Use Comfort Station #4 (East Day Use)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

10:30am Did you know that insects are the most diverse group of animals that exist on the planet? They come in a variety of colours, shapes and sizes and each species plays a unique and vital role in their own habitat. Investigate our amazing variety of insects through games, hands-on activities and a bug collecting adventure!


Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : Animal Olympics
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : Day Use Comfort Station #4 (East Day Use)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

How do you think you compare to the speed of a coyote or the building ability of a beaver? Species all over the world are specially adapted to make sure they survive in a fast and furious world while looking for food and shelter. Come out and challenge other contestants to see how you rate among these magnificent animals! (Bring your game face and running shoes).


Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : Birds on the Brain
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Day Use Comfort Station #4 (East Day Use)
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Over half of all the bird species documented in Canada migrate through or breed in our area! This program will introduce you to the awesome-ness of birds and provide an introduction to using binoculars and field guides. With practice, you too can become a master birder! (If possible please bring your own binoculars and/or bird guide).


Parc: Long Point
Nom évenement : The Long Point Waterfowl Management Unit
Date : September 20, 2014 to October 14, 2014
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

The Long Point Waterfowl Management Unit (LPWMU) is a public waterfowl hunting facility operated in the Long Point Crown Marsh. It is operated through a partnership involving the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH) with assistance through their local affiliate, The Long Point Waterfowler`s Association. Please note that hunting is not permitted within the park boundary and all hunting blind locations are outside of the park. Park visitors may experience some noise associated with the activity. See park staff for additional details.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Family Day Weekend
Date : February 16, 2014
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Family Winter Triathlon – Bring your snowshoes, skates and cross country skis to participate in our annual mini winter triathlon. Guided hikes throughout the weekend. Visit the Friends of MacGregor Point Provincial Park (friendsofmacgregor.org) or their Facebook or Twitter for updates.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Lakeshore Exploration Hike
Date : July 24, 2014 to July 24, 2014
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 : Raptor Show
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 25, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Come out to see some of the most fearsome flyers in North America! There will be three shows, starting at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm at the Visitor Centre. See our program notices for full details.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Mingling with MacGregor's Mammals
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre Playing Field (Parking lot)
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come to an evening of props and talks dedicated to the marvelous mammals that make MacGregor Point Provincial Park their home! Join us at 7:00pm at the Visitor Centre Parking Lot!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Mystery Evening
Date : August 05, 2014 to August 05, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Who Killed Roy the Red-Backed Salamander? 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 solve this mysterious crime. Meet us at the Visitor Centre (Campfire Circle) at 7:30pm!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Birds Along the Way
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 08, 2014
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 : MacGregor Point Provincial Park's 4 Millionth Visitor Celebration!
Date : August 16, 2014 to August 16, 2014
Location : MacGregor Point Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

This summer, MacGregor Point is going to see its four millionth visitor! So come help us celebrate with a full day of events!

11:00 am - Sciensational Sssnakes Reptile Rally: Come out to a fantastic informative program with live reptiles!

Noon to 2:00 pm - Celebration! Everybody loves cake, and this wouldn’t be a proper celebration without one! Come out for a slice f cake and some socializing with other campers and park naturalists who love MacGregor Point as much as you do!

3:00 pm - MacGregor’s Got Talent: Bring your favourite song, dance, joke or story to participate in an afternoon dedicated to the many talents of our wonderful campers! Not the performing type? Come on down and enjoy an evening of entertainment provided by your campsite neighbours and park staff!

9:30 pm - Bluewater Astronomical Society Tour of the Night Sky: Join one of our local astronomy groups for a telescopic view of the heavens. In the event of clouds or rain, the program will be in the Visitor Centre.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Birds of Prey Flight Demonstration
Date : August 19, 2014 to August 19, 2014
Location : To be announced
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Come for a fantastic flight demonstration by some of North America’s most fearsome flyers! The show will be starting at 2:00 pm and information for location within the park will be announced closer to the date of the event, or will be available at the Permit Office and Visitor Centre the day of the raptor show. Hope to see you there!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Wildflower Hike
Date : August 29, 2014 to August 29, 2014
Location : MacGregor Point Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

​Celebrate the end of your summer by learning about some of the most beautiful plants in our park! Meet at the Visitor Centre at 10:00 am for a hike with guest naturalist Heather Starrs.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Mystery Evening
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre Campfire Circle
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Who Killed Roy the Red-Backed Salamander?

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 solve this mysterious crime. Meet us at the Visitor Centre Campfire Circle at 7:30 pm!


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Wild for the Arts
Date : September 20, 2014 to September 21, 2014
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 campsite studio tour and art sale, book and author fair, music in the woods, children’s activities and more! Free day use. Corporate Sponsors are Canadian Heritage, Ontario Power Generation and Ontario Parks.


Parc: MacGregor Point
Nom évenement : Witches in the Woods
Date : October 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014
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!


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement : Natural Heritage Education Programs
Date : June 27, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Location : Logging camp and hiking trails.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

While you are staying at our park, please come enjoy slide shows/movies (great for kids), the logging camp tours and the guided nature walk. We have slide shows/movie night every Friday & Saturday at 7 p.m. at the logging camp indoor theatre. Logging camp tours to experience the life of a lumberjack every Friday & Sunday at 1:30pm and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Guided nature walk on Sundays at 10:30 p.m.

Lorsque vous visitez notre parc, venez voir les diaporama/film (excellent pour les enfants), une tournée du musee de bûcherons et une tournée guider de nos sentiers. Les diaporamas/films seront chanque vendredi et samedi a 19h00. Les tournées du musée seront chaque vendredi & dimanche a 13h30, samedi a 10h30 et 13h30. Les tournées guidées des sentiers les dimanches a 10h30.


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement : Deep Space
Date : July 25, 2014 to July 25, 2014
Location : Park's indoor logging camp theatre
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​A look at the deep space with phenomenal photographs in this slide show presentation by the North Bay Astronomy Club. Starts at 1:30 PM

Un diaporamma des photos phenomenal de l’espace, presentée par le “North Bay Astronomy Club”. Commence a 13h30


Parc: Marten River
Nom évenement : The life of a star
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Indoor logging camp theatre
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

​A look at the life of a star in this slide show presentation. Presented by the North Bay Astronomy Club Starts at 7 PM

La vie d’une étoile presenté dans un diaporama par “North Bay Astronomy Club”. Commence a 19h00


Parc: Mikisew
Nom évenement : Science North!
Date : July 22, 2014 to July 22, 2014
Location : Mikisew Provincial Park - Field across from the pine's comfort station.
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Join the bluecoat scientists from Science North for a fantastic program about weather: wind and water! Join them as they make a cloud, air pack a child, and much, much more!


Parc: Mikisew
Nom évenement : Mikisew’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date : July 23, 2014
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Come and help us celebrate, starting with an afternoon of family activities, an open house of the New Entry Control Office and ending the day with a BBQ, cake cutting ceremony and entertainment by the Wakami Wailers!


Parc: Mikisew
Nom évenement : Mikisew's 50th Anniversary Celebration
Date : July 23, 2014 to July 23, 2014
Location : Mikisew Provincial Park - Day Use Area
Event Type: Whats Happening
Description:

Come and celebrate Mikisew Provincial Park’s 50th Anniversary! Enjoy free access to the park from 8am-10pm. There will be a variety of fun events happening throughout the afternoon including frisbee golf, volleyball, face painting, and paddleboard/canoe/kayak demonstrations! At 5pm there will be a BBQ followed by cake at 6PM. At 7PM there will be a concert by the Wakami Wailers!


Parc: Mississagi
Nom évenement : Mississagi Lumber jack Days
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 04, 2014
Location : At Mississagi Provincial Park Located 20km North of Elliot lake, The event will take place at the day Use area.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please see link below for more information

http://www.tourismelliotlake.com/en/enjoy/lumberjackdays.asp
http://www.northernontario.travel/algoma-country/celebrating-a-canadian-icon-lumberjack-days-in-mississagi-provincial-park


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Thanksgiving Dinner at the Mine
Date : October 12, 2013
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet your fellow guests at the Lally parking area and follow our character actors as they unroll the story in a series of theatre/storytelling vignettes along the Silver Queen Mine trail and underground into the mine. Your evening is topped off when you enter the miners’ bunkhouse to join 30 other guests for a full hot dinner at the trestle tables while itinerant musicians from the band Cratur provide entertainment. The bunkhouse is lit by mica lanterns, your food is served by Cookie and his assistant and you can visit with the spirits of the miners. $75 advanced tickets required www.heritagemicadays.ca


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : July 23, 2014 to July 23, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : July 30, 2014 to July 30, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : August 06, 2014 to August 06, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : August 13, 2014 to August 13, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : August 20, 2014 to August 20, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Murphys Point
Nom évenement : Silver Queen Mine Tour
Date : August 27, 2014 to August 27, 2014
Location : Silver Queen Mine Trail
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Meet at the Lally Homestead for this guided hike down the Silver Queen Mine trail into an early 1900s mica mine. Visit the restored miner’s bunkhouse and ore wagon along the way. Pre-registration is required (call the park at 613-267-5060) as there is limited capacity in the mine.


Parc: Neys
Nom évenement : 29th Annual Neys Nostalgia Days
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre, Little Pic Picnic Area
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Voyageurs, fishermen, rail workers, loggers and Prisoners of War. You’ll never know who you might bump into at our biggest special event of the summer! Join park staff as we celebrate Neys and the north shore’s rich cultural history.


Parc: Petroglyphs
Nom évenement : Evening Program
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Learning Place Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please join us for a guided interpretation of the Petroglyphs also known as the Teaching Rocks in a night setting. You will have the opportunity to learn about this important sacred site and some of the carvings. We will also explore some aspects of Algqonkian 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
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : Learning Place Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please join us for a guided interpretation of the Petroglyphs also known as the Teaching Rocks in a night setting. You will have the opportunity to learn about this important sacred site and some of the carvings. We will also explore some aspects of Algqonkian 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
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Location : Learning Place Visitor Centre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Please join us for a guided interpretation of the Petroglyphs also known as the Teaching Rocks in a night setting. You will have the opportunity to learn about this important sacred site and some of the carvings. We will also explore some aspects of Algqonkian 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 : Pedal the Pinery
Date : April 27, 2014
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 walk 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 2013 pledge sheet. Leashed dogs are welcome!


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Migration Weekend
Date : May 17, 2014 to May 19, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

In the midst of spring migration, experience birds through the eyes of expert local birders and Park Naturalists on guided bird hikes, or witness bird banding in action at the Visitor Centre! Consult the Activity Schedule at www.pinerypark.on.ca for more information.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Savanna Fest
Date : July 19, 2014
Location : Visitor Centre, Park Store, Outdoor Theatre
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join Park Naturalists, Conservation Officers, the OPP, The Friends of Pinery and other exhibitors to celebrate Parks Day in Canada in the largest remaining parcel of Oak Savanna in Canada. Spend one of the best weekends in summer showing your love for your favourite park.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Aquafest
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : Pinery and Grand Bend
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Celebrate Lake Huron and Water Protection with Pinery and the rest of the Grand Bend community. Special programs will be scheduled; visit www.grandbendaquafest.ca for more details.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Date : September 20, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

In 2014, we will be celebrating the 21th 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 : Dune Grass Restoration
Date : October 01, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Contact the Visitor Centre by dialing 519-243-8574 in the fall to obtain more information, but we need your help to restore Pinery’s fragile Freshwater Coastal Dunes. Assist with rolling boardwalk storage, dune grass transplantation and other initiatives to protect this rare and fragile component of Ontario’s Biodiversity. Dune grass can only be transplanted after it becomes dormant following several killing frosts, so please call for information and a final program date. www.pinerypark.on.ca for information.


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Friends of Pinery Road Race Weekend
Date : October 18, 2014 to October 19, 2014
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 2014
Date : October 24, 2014 to October 26, 2014
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!


Parc: Pinery
Nom évenement : Christmas Bird Count
Date : December 13, 2014
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 14, 2015 to February 16, 2015
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: Point Farms
Nom évenement : Halloween/Thanksgiving Weekend
Date : October 11, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History 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 : A Walk Through Time
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 30, 2014
Location : Amphitheater/Recreation Field
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Experience the past by taking a stroll through time as you discover the history of Port Burwell and Canada as you never thought you could! Interact with real life historical figures and displays spanning time from the 1680’s to the 1930’s. For the child at heart don’t miss the Toy Man and his authentic historic toys. A joy for all ages, A Walk Through Time will take you on a journey to remember!


Parc: Port Burwell
Nom évenement : Marvels of Migration
Date : September 06, 2014 to September 27, 2014
Location : Each Saturday in September - specific location my vary, details when you arrive at park.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Witness the fall migration of raptors, butterflies and other migrants as they head south for the winter. Port Burwell Provincial Park is located on a major migration flyway and is a great spot to check out this natural wonder.


Parc: Port Burwell
Nom évenement : Fall Harvest Festival
Date : October 10, 2014 to October 13, 2014
Location : All around the campground! More details when you register at the campground office.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Enjoy this festive time of the year with a campsite post decorating contest, pumpkin carving and more.


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : Summer Interpretive Program
Date : June 28, 2014 to August 31, 2014
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 02, 2014 to August 03, 2014
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 the 1814 skirmish and burning of a British schooner, and a spirit walk.


Parc: Presqu'ile
Nom évenement : Monarchs & Migrants Weekend
Date : August 30, 2014 to August 31, 2014
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 01, 2014 to November 09, 2014
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 1&2, 5,8 and 8&9, 2014.


Parc: Quetico
Nom évenement : Quetico - Artist in Residence Program - Workshops & Demonstrations
Date : June 01, 2014 to September 12, 2014
Location : Dawson Trail Campground (off of Highway 11)
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

Artist in Residence Workshops and Demonstrations

June to September

From Fabric to Acrylic to Photography to Watercolour and Beyond; we have it all!

For further information or to register for programs, contact Susan.Bourne@Ontario.ca or call 807.929.3141 ext.228. Updatedinformation will be available at www.quetico100.com.


Parc: Quetico
Nom évenement : Quetico - Wonderful Wilderness Weekend
Date : August 01, 2014 to August 04, 2014
Location : Dawson Trail Campground - Highway 11
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Learn to Paddle and perform rescues. Learn how to build fires for your safety. Learn to use a GPS and compass to become a Quetico Certified Navigator! Learn to build a shelter from just the forest.


Parc: Quetico
Nom évenement : Quetico - Biodiversity and Conservation Weekend
Date : August 29, 2014 to September 01, 2014
Location : Dawson Trail Campground - Highway 11
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Quetico is host to a myriad of species. Friday Fungus, Saturday Plants from the Ground Up, Sunday Butterflies and Moths, Monday Mammals.


Parc: Rainbow Falls
Nom évenement : 20th Annual Canoe Regatta & Corn Roast
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Whitesand Lake
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

Celebrate the 20th Annual Canoe Regatta and Corn Roast with the Rainbow Falls Provincial Park staff at Whitesand Lake on Saturday July 26th! This not-to-be missed event is one of Rainbow Falls summer highlights and will include an afternoon of family fun, canoe races, a free corn roast, event prizes and fun-filled games for everyone!


Parc: Rock Point
Nom évenement : Halloween Haunt
Date : October 11, 2014 to October 12, 2014
Location : details when you register at the campground gatehouse.
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

Join us at Rock Point for a howling good time. Decorate your campsite and get in that Halloween spirit. Have some Halloween fun and join us for a costume Campfire followed by Trick or Treating throughout the Campground. For more information contact the park directly and lets have a howlin’ good time.


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Hoot's Who: The Night Chorus
Date : May 17, 2014 to May 17, 2014
Location : Meet at the Visitor Centre - 7:30pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Spring nights are filled with song. Join us to learn about the lead singers and why they are so inspired. After an indoor program we will head outside and see who we can hear.


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : An Eve of Eerie Spirits Beach Hike
Date : August 02, 2014 to August 02, 2014
Location : Beach Access #10 - 8:30pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Come out tonight for a guided walk through Rondeau’s past and explore the lives of those who walked this park before you… and perhaps still do!


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Turtle Day
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
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 21, 2014
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: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Rondeau
Date : September 27, 2014
Location : Sign up in advance at the Visitor Centre or by calling 519-674-1768
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Taking part in a stewardship project is a great way to give back to your community. Volunteers are needed for the annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Rondeau. Help us keep Rondeau’s beaches beautiful. BBQ afterwards provided by the Friends of Rondeau.


Parc: Rondeau
Nom évenement : Owl Prowl in Rondeau
Date : October 25, 2014
Location : Meet at the Visitor Centre - 7:30pm
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

​Owls are masters of the night sky. Join us to learn about their amazing senses and afterwards we will head outside to look for some of Rondeau’s resident owls.


Parc: Samuel de Champlain
Nom évenement : Voyageur Rendezvous
Date : July 23, 2014 to July 23, 2014
Location : Bagwa Day Use Area
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Come and join a group of hardy voyageurs as they set up camp on the beach for the day! Try your hand at making a woven sash. Challenge yourself to a voyageur’s test of strength, and don’t forget to get the full voyageur experience by paddling a 30 foot Canot du Nord!


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Lakeshore Lodge Day
Date : August 06, 2014 to August 06, 2014
Location : Lakeshore Lodge
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
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 charges for refreshments.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : Sandbanks' Fall Getaway Fun Run
Date : September 14, 2014 to September 14, 2014
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​5KM and 10KM run along the scenic shores of Lake Ontario. Please note that the 10KM run qualifies for the Terry Fox Run as well.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : "Original Art" Show and Sale
Date : October 01, 2014 to November 30, 2014
Location : Black Prince Winery in Picton.
Event Type: Music and the Arts
Description:

​Features Scenes of Sandbanks. Located at Black Prince Winery in Picton. Free admission.


Parc: Sandbanks
Nom évenement : 11th Annual County Marathon
Date : October 05, 2014 to October 05, 2014
Location : Prince Edward County
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​42.2KM run; Boston qualifier. Be advised of road closures during the run. www.pecmarathon.ca


Parc: Selkirk
Nom évenement : Toys from the past
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Day Use Area
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us for an interactive presentation from Wilson McDonald Museum as we learn about toys from the past. Craft begins at noon, presentation to follow.


Parc: Selkirk
Nom évenement : Observation Session
Date : July 26, 2014 to July 26, 2014
Location : Day Use Area. Weather Permitting.
Event Type: Outdoor Skills
Description:

Join the North Shore Astronomy Club as they observe planets, star clusters, planetary nebulas and galaxies. 9PM


Parc: Selkirk
Nom évenement : Animal Olympics
Date : August 09, 2014 to August 09, 2014
Location : How do you think you compare to the speed of a coyote or the building ability of a beaver? Species all over the world are specially adapted to make sure they survive in a fast and furious world looking for food and shelter! Come out and challenge other contestants to see how you rate among these magnificent animals! Make sure you bring your game face and running shoes. Begins at 2PM.
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Day Use Area


Parc: Selkirk
Nom évenement : Crazy About Bugs
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 23, 2014
Location : Day Use Area
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, sizes and each species plays a unique and vital role in its habitat. Come out and explore a world so tiny that you may need a magnifying glass (and net) to see it. Investigate the amazing variety of insects through games, hands on activities and a bug collecting adventure. Begins at 2PM


Parc: Six Mile Lake
Nom évenement : Scientational Sssnakes!
Date : August 03, 2014 to August 03, 2014
Location : Picnic Shelter
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

This hands on event is one you don’t want to miss! Come join the Sciensational Sssnakes team at 8pm as they talk about Ontario’s reptiles at risk. They’ll have life snakes that you will get to hold after the program, if you’re brave enough!


Parc: Sleeping Giant
Nom évenement : Sleeping Giant Loppet
Date : March 01, 2014
Location : Marie Louise Lake Campground.
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

The Sleeping Giant Loppet is a mass participation ski festival that offers fun for the whole family and challenges competitive athletes. The Loppet takes place in the beautiful wilderness setting of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park. It features multiple events with distances for skiers of all levels and abilities. The 8km Mini-Loppet is perfect for families, children and rookies. If you’re ready to increase your distance or work on your speed, then the rolling 20km Marie Louise Lake loop is for you. The popular 35km Tour is a relaxed event that takes in the scenic vistas and killer climbs of the storied Burma Trail. For the ultimate challenge, register for the Loppet’s flagship event, the 50km Classic or Skate distance. The 50km is perfect for elite skiers vying for one of our generous prize packages or citizen racers looking for a PB. Mark March 1st, 2014 on your calendar and we’ll see you at the start of the 37th annual Sleeping Giant Loppet! For more information visit www.sleepinggiantloppet.ca or contact (807) 475 -7081.


Parc: Sleeping Giant
Nom évenement : Festival of the Giant
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 10, 2014
Location : Park visitor centre and area.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Join us for the 28th 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 : Giant Digital Photography "Fall Colours" Weekend Workshop
Date : September 26, 2014 to September 28, 2014
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 photo 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: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Canada Day Program
Date : July 01, 2014 to July 01, 2014
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Join us from 1-3pm at the Nancy Island Historic site in celebration of Canada Day. Visit the remains of the HMS Nancy, whose valiant struggle helped to shape the boarders of Canada as we know them today. Participate in a scavenger hunt suitable for the whole family.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Family Fishing Day
Date : July 06, 2014 to July 06, 2014
Location : Wasaga Beach Provincial Park.
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Bring the whole family to this program!


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Junior Naturalist Program
Date : July 08, 2014 to August 26, 2014
Location : Wasaga Beach Nordic and Trail Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Tuesdays at 10:30am. Calling all Junior Naturalists! Join us as we explore Wasaga Beach’s natural side. Discover neat facts, boost your identification skills and meet new friends. One hour in length. Mostly outdoors so dress for the weather.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Guided Nature Hike
Date : July 09, 2014 to August 20, 2014
Location : Wasaga Nordic and Trail Centre
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

July 9 and August 6 at 10:00am, July 23 and August 20, 2014 at 8:00pm

Join park naturalists for a 1 hour guided hike. We will lead you through the trails and into the dunes, so that you will get a greater understanding of this fragile ecosystem and gain an appreciation for the wildlife that calls Wasaga Beach home.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Parks Day in Canada
Date : July 19, 2014 to July 19, 2014
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Like a good scavenger hunt? Then you will have to try ours!


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Nancy Island - Night at the Museum
Date : July 31, 2014 to August 21, 2014
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

July 31 and August 21 8:00pm at the Museum… everything looks a little different when the sun goes down. These one hour tours will take you behind-the-scenes. Featuring games, stories and a bit of mystery. Watch as history comes to life, revealing without a doubt that Wasaga is more than just a beach. To book an edcational program or tour of Nancy Island please cal the Natural Heritage Education Coordinator at 705-429-2516


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Trail of the Caribou
Date : August 08, 2014 to August 08, 2014
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural Heritage Education
Description:

Celebrating 80th anniversary of the Trail of the Caribou flight from Wasaga Beach to Heston England. Piloted by James Ayling and Leonard Reid, the Trail of the Caribou made the first successful overseas flight from mainland Canada to England. Taking off from Wasaga’s naturally long and straight beach. Celebrate this achievement by visiting Nancy Island for an afternoon of family friendly activities, featuring games, contests and prizes.


Parc: Wasaga Beach
Nom évenement : Wasaga Under Siege: War of 1812 Experience
Date : August 14, 2014 to August 17, 2014
Location : Nancy Island Historic Site
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

This is the year to visit. War of 1812 at it absolute best. Watch out! Enemy forces are planning to attack Wasaga Beach! Our Peaceful shores have not seen this many cannons, muskets and bayonettes since the HMS Nancy sank in the Nottawasaga River in 1814. Join us on the battlefields, or a the encampment on the Nancy Island Historic Site where hundreds of re-enactors attack and avenge the demise of the HMS Nancy. A weekend full of of events for the entire family—you don’t want to miss out on this unforgettable experience. www.wasagaundersiege1812.com


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Easter Egg Hunt
Date : April 13, 2014 to April 13, 2014
Location : At YOUR site on Easter Sunday!
Event Type: Seasonal Event
Description:

NO cost. The Easter Bunny will arrive between 6am -7am to the sites that have requested it. Sponsored by Wheatley Park. No Age Limits. Call 519-825-4659 to arrange.


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Kids Fishing Derby
Date : August 23, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Location : South end of Day Use Area
Event Type: Sporting Event
Description:

​For all kids 15 and under. Derby takes place on Saturday from 8AM to 8PM and on Sunday from 8AM to noon. Prizes will be awarded at 1PM on Sunday. Come have some fun and catch a fish. Everyone wins a prize.


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Chili Cook-off
Date : September 13, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

Enter a Chili or just come and be a judge.


Parc: Wheatley
Nom évenement : Halloween in the Park
Date : October 11, 2014
Event Type: Natural and Cultural History Event
Description:

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