Ivanhoe Lake

Ivanhoe Lake

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Trees are Terrific July 26, 2019 July 26, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 6pm - 8pm

How could we live without them? Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and spend some time exploring the diversity and beauty of the trees in our park. We’ll set you up to take leaf and bark rubbings too.

Christmas in July! July 27, 2019 July 27, 2019 Throughout the park

Decorate your site for Christmas in July!

Incredible Insects July 27, 2019 July 27, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 10am-12pm

In the air, on the ground, and even underwater, insects seem to be everywhere – which makes them easy to explore, observe and discover. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the insects in our park.

Aquatic Acrobats July 27, 2019 July 27, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 2pm-4pm

Wetland and shoreline habitats support a huge variety of life – and are wonderlands to explore! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and we will set you up to explore, observe, and discover our park’s aquatic inhabitants.

Nature Detectives August 2, 2019 August 2, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 6pm-8pm

You may not always get to see animals in the park, but they’re out there! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and we will set you up to explore, observe and discover the variety of signs wildlife leave behind. Who knows what you might find?

Amazing Race August 3, 2019 August 3, 2019 Throughout the park from 12pm-4pm

Race through the park while collecting clues to win prizes! The time of the race and the location will be coming soon.

Halloween in the Park August 3, 2019 August 3, 2019 Throughout the park from 6pm-9pm

After a long day filled with the Amazing Race activities, dress up in costumes for trick-or-treating in the evening throughout the park!

Wow Wildflowers! August 3, 2019 August 3, 2019 Visitor Centre from 2pm-4pm

Wildflowers come in so many shapes, sizes, colours and smells. Search for them and you might see bugs and birds too…or come face to face with an alien invader! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the wildflowers in our park.

Amazing Amphibians August 3, 2019 August 3, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 10am-12pm

Frogs, toads, salamanders, oh my! The word amphibian means ‘double life’, as most amphibians spend part of their life on land and part in the water. Stop by the Discovery Drop-in and get set up to explore, observe, and discover the amazing amphibian species that call our park home.

Incredible Insects August 4, 2019 August 4, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 10am-12pm

In the air, on the ground, and even underwater, insects seem to be everywhere – which makes them easy to explore, observe and discover. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the insects in our park.

Rock On! August 9, 2019 August 9, 2019 Day-use Beach from 6pm-8pm

Did you know that Ontario is home to some of the oldest rocks on Earth? Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to learn where the best rock hunting spots are in the park, and use the Rock On! checklist to record your observations as you explore the park. 

Feathered Friends August 10, 2019 August 10, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 2pm-4pm

How many birds have you seen or heard in the park? Ontario’s birds come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and colours and are an important part of our local biodiversity – the amazing variety of life around us. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some birding tips and head out in search of some of our feathered friends.

Today, Ontario Parks celebrates 75 years of offering Discovery programs in our parks! In 1944 Professor J. R. Dymond was hired to run educational programs for visitors at Algonquin Park, and since then the program has expanded to over 70 parks reaching thousands of visitors per year. Join us as we celebrate Discovery across the province.

Trees are Terrific August 10, 2019 August 10, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 10am-12pm

How could we live without them? Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and spend some time exploring the diversity and beauty of the trees in our park. We’ll set you up to take leaf and bark rubbings too. Today, Ontario Parks celebrates 75 years of offering Discovery programs in our parks! In 1944 Professor J. R. Dymond was hired to run educational programs for visitors at Algonquin Park, and since then the program has expanded to over 70 parks reaching thousands of visitors per year. Join us as we celebrate Discovery across the province.

Art in the Park August 11, 2019 August 11, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 10am-12pm

Some of Canada’s greatest artists have been inspired by the beauty of nature in Ontario’s provincial parks. Nature is filled with colour, texture, and patterns – make the Park your canvas and create art from the environment around you!

Night Sky August 16, 2019 August 16, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 8:30pm - 9:30pm

The world doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! Stop by the Discovery Drop-in with your flashlight and get set up to explore, observe, and discover the mysterious night sky and the critters that call it home. Put together a star chart, learn new tips and tricks to explore the sky, and share your after dark stories!

Aquatic Acrobats August 17, 2019 August 17, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 2pm-4pm

Wetland and shoreline habitats support a huge variety of life – and are wonderlands to explore! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and we will set you up to explore, observe, and discover our park’s aquatic inhabitants.

Wow Wildflowers! August 17, 2019 August 17, 2019 Visitor Centre from 10am-12pm

Wildflowers come in so many shapes, sizes, colours and smells. Search for them and you might see bugs and birds too…or come face to face with an alien invader! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the wildflowers in our park.

Nature Detectives August 18, 2019 August 18, 2019 Visitor Centre from 10am-12pm

You may not always get to see animals in the park, but they’re out there! Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and we will set you up to explore, observe and discover the variety of signs wildlife leave behind. Who knows what you might find?

Night Sky August 23, 2019 August 23, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 8:30pm - 9:30pm

The world doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! Stop by the Discovery Drop-in with your flashlight and get set up to explore, observe, and discover the mysterious night sky and the critters that call it home. Put together a star chart, learn new tips and tricks to explore the sky, and share your after dark stories!

Rock On! August 24, 2019 August 24, 2019 Day-use Beach from 2pm-4pm

Did you know that Ontario is home to some of the oldest rocks on Earth? Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to learn where the best rock hunting spots are in the park and use your Activity Book or Rock On! poster to record your observations as you explore the park.

Amazing Amphibians August 24, 2019 August 24, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 10am-12pm

Frogs, toads, salamanders, oh my! The word amphibian means ‘double life’, as most amphibians spend part of their life on land and part in the water. Stop by the Discovery Drop-in and get set up to explore, observe, and discover the amazing amphibian species that call our park home.

Undercover Critters August 25, 2019 August 25, 2019 Visitor Centre from 10am-12pm

There is a whole world of wildlife in the park right below our feet. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and search for snails, slugs, worms, fungi and more. How many different things can you find hiding undercover?

Night Sky August 30, 2019 August 30, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 8:30pm - 9:30pm

The world doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! Stop by the Discovery Drop-in with your flashlight and get set up to explore, observe, and discover the mysterious night sky and the critters that call it home. Put together a star chart, learn new tips and tricks to explore the sky, and share your after dark stories!

Art in the Park August 31, 2019 August 31, 2019 Visitor Centre from 10am-12pm

Some of Canada’s greatest artists have been inspired by the beauty of nature in Ontario’s provincial parks. Nature is filled with colour, texture, and patterns – make the Park your canvas and create art from the environment around you!

Incredible Insects August 31, 2019 August 31, 2019 Red Pine Beach from 2pm-4pm

In the air, on the ground, and even underwater, insects seem to be everywhere – which makes them easy to explore, observe and discover. Join us at the Discovery Drop-in to pick up some tips and tools for investigating the insects in our park.

Trees are Terrific September 1, 2019 September 1, 2019 Saw Lake Trailhead from 10am-12pm

How could we live without them? Join us at the Discovery Drop-in and spend some time exploring the diversity and beauty of the trees in our park. We’ll set you up to take leaf and bark rubbings too.