What: What is the Perseids meteor shower? Is Pluto a planet? Find out from astronomers and space enthusiasts who will have telescopes aimed at the skies. Enjoy lantern-lit trails, games, crafts, blacklight theatres and fun activities from Science World, H.R. Macmillan Space Centre, Langley Environmental Partners Society, and many others. Camp overnight to extend your star-gazing experience. Presented with Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
When: Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time: 8 to 11 pm
Where: Aldergrove Regional Park – Meet at Aldergrove Bowl entrance at 501 Lefeuvre Road, Abbotsford
What: Explore the park along lantern-lit paths. Discover fun facts about the creatures who make the park their home. Make a wish upon a star during this enchanted evening. Allow 1 hour to complete the walk. Bring a flashlight or lantern. Dress for cooler temperatures and bring bug spray. Please leave pets at home.
What: Discover the world of birds with your little one. From bejewelled hummingbirds to majestic eagles, marvel at the diversity as you explore nature and find your favourite. Ages 3 to 5, must be accompanied by an adult.
When: Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time: 10 to 11:30 am
Where: Burnaby Lake Regional Park, Burnaby
Admission: $4.25 per child, registration required: 604-432-6359. Barcode 7363
What: Delve into the secret lives of park plants and wildlife as local scientists share presentations and research techniques then guide a walk to investigate the topic of choice. Uncover the mystery of this disappearing bird with a specialist from the Northern Spotted Owl Breeding Program. Venture out into the evening to listen for calls and look for habitat. Ages 8+
When: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Time: 7 to 9 pm
Where: Kanaka Creek Regional Park, Maple Ridge
Admission: $8 per adult, $4.25 per child/youth/adult 65+. Registration required: 604-432-6359. Barcode 7413