Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Canada Day Celebrations July 1, 2019 July 1, 2019 Log Cabin

Join park staff at the Log Cabin for special Canada Day activities.

Family Fishing Day July 6, 2019 July 6, 2019 Picnic Area # 4 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fill your day with some fishy fun! Join guests from OFAH  for fishing in McLaughlin Bay. Equipment and bait provided. No license required.

Check out the fishing nodes!

Canadian Raptor Conservancy July 13, 2019 July 13, 2019 PicnicShelter # 3 3:00 pm


Join our special guests at 3:00 PM to experience "LIVE" BIRDS OF PREY up close! Arrive early to get "a bird's eye view".

Healthy Parks/Healthy People July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019

Join staff for fun activities suitable for the whole family. Check the activity sheet for details on programs and events.

Marsh Awareness Weekend July 20, 2019 July 21, 2019

Keep an eye out for "KIP" the frog as he visits the park this weekend. Come out to the programs and learn about the species that live in the marsh.

Speaking of Wildlife July 26, 2019 July 26, 2019 Picnic Shelter # 1 - 6:30 pm

Join special guests who will show us some "live" animals such as a skunk, porcupine, bobcat, and fox.Learn about these animals and how they survive in the wild, their species, adaptations and habitats.

Pioneer Days August 3, 2019 August 5, 2019 Log Cabin

Join staff and special guests at the Log Cabin for pioneer games, crafts & demonstrations.

Sciensational Snakes August 17, 2019 August 17, 2019 Amphitheatre 3:00 pm

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

CORN ROAST/60th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION August 24, 2019 August 24, 2019 Corn Roast - Park Store

Join us for a corn roast to kick off our 60th Birthday Celebration.

Then enjoy a short evening stroll as we trek back through time along Darlington's pathways, including a visit to the pioneer cemetery.

Top off the evening by joining us at the amphitheatre for a short presentation "Flashback to the Past"- See how much the park has changed over the years.

Check activity sheet for times!

Bird Banding August 25, 2019 August 25, 2019 Picnic Area # 2 8:00 am - 12:00 noon

Come on down to picnic area # 2 and join our speical guests as we catch and band our feathered friends.

Be early - remember "The early bird gets the worm"!

Monarch Migration August 31, 2019 September 1, 2019 Check activity sheets for times & location.

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

Good Bye Birds & Butterflies August 31, 2019 September 1, 2019

Fall migration is underway. 

Come out to the programs and say farewell to our feathered friends and butterflies as they leave for warmer climates.

Check the activity sheet for times and locations of events.