Killarney

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Astronomy Nights July 11, 2017 August 29, 2017 Killarney Observatory

Come out to learn and look at the night sky through our telescope with guest astronomer Bill Gardner July 11th and 25th and August 1st, 15th, 22nd and 29th at 9:30pm

30x30 Nature Challenge August 25, 2017 August 25, 2017 Various Locations

9:00 am Mindfulness Yoga on Main Beach: Yoga is an art that emphasizes healthy living and calm, happy state of being. Our mindfulness yoga is family and beginner friendly going through a variety of poses. Start the morning off right as you stretch with George Lake and the La Cloche Mountains as your back-drop.

11:00am Connecting with the Land Guided Hike at the Chikanishing Trail Head: Learn how to engage and connect with the land and how that leads to better health and well-being. Bring sturdy shoes, water and food as lunch is NOT provided

2:00 pm Orienteering Scavenger Hunt at the Nature Center: Join Park Naturalists in learning the basics of orienteering and using a compass as you complete fun challenges around the Park. Please wear sturdy shoes. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Concert Series August 25, 2017 August 25, 2017 7:30 pm at the Amphitheater

Whiskey Jack- One of the foremost vocal harmony, acoustic country stalwarts in Canadian music (Roots/Country/Bluegrass) 

30x30 Nature Challenge August 26, 2017 August 26, 2017 Various Locations

10:00 am Eco Hike at the Nature Center: Join our Park Naturalists on a hike along the beginning of the La Cloche Silhouette Trail as they answer questions and talk about some of the exciting things we have here in Killarney

11:00 am Tree Shake at the Amphitheater: Join Park Naturalists to identify some insects!

1:00 pm Kids at Play at Main Beach: fun nature games and relay races

2:00 pm Sand Castle Building Competition at Main Beach: award for best castle given 

30x30 Nature Challenge August 27, 2017 August 27, 2017 Various Locations

3:00 pm Nature Crafts for Kids at the Nature Center: Come make three different crafts with us!

8:00 pm "The Canoe" Film Premier at the Amphitheater: This film captures the human connection and bond created by Canada's well-known craft & symbol, the canoe. Through the stories of five paddlers across the province of Ontario, Canada – a majestic background both in it's landscape & history – the film underscores the strength of the human spirit and how the canoe can be a vessel for creating deep and meaningful connections.

30x30 Nature Challenge August 28, 2017 August 28, 2017 Various Locations

3:00 pm Earth Rangers at the Nature Center: Calling all kids! We need your help to solve some of the mysteries of the Park. Be ready for an activity filled morning. Please wear sturdy shoes. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

5:00 pm Pond Dipping at Second Beach: Bring your rubber boots if you have them for some fun with Park Naturalists as we catch and identify amphibians and reptiles.

8:00 pm Backcountry Camping 101 at the Amphitheater: Killarney is a unique park with many hidden wonders to explore, whether by foot or canoe. Join Bethany as she goes through how to explore Killarney's beautiful interior and how to be safe while you do. Both experienced and beginner explorers will learn something new.

Science in the Park September 1, 2017 September 1, 2017 8:00pm at the Amphitheater

Join Professor John Gunn from Laurentian University as he explores the complexities of lake ecosystems in Killarney Provincial Parks