Events at the Park

March 9, 2018

2018 March Break

 The park will be open the week of March 12 to 16 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for animal viewing.

As part of our regular winter season, the park will also be open on the weekends of March 10, 11, and 17, 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more information please phone 902-758-5316 or email legacycentre@novascotia.ca.

Check out our web site for more upcoming events: https://wildlifepark.novascotia.ca/

Park admission is:  $3.50 for adults, $1.75 for youth (age 6-17), children 5 and under are free!

 

2018 March Break Activities at the Wetland Centre

Located on the Wildlife Park Grounds

Open March Break Week Day Mornings

March 12 to March 16

 From 9:30 to 12:30

March 9, 2018

Night Tour

 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

 Join us in an easy, guided night time walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.  Bring a flashlight and get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. Dress for the weather. The fee is $6.00 per person. Cash only. All ages welcome. If inclement weather or unsafe roads are anticipated, those registered will be contacted about cancellation by 2:00 pm on March 9th. Pre-registration is required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register, please phone 902-758-5316 or email legacycentre@novascotia.ca

March 12, 2018

Something is Fishy in the Wetlands

  9:30-12:30

Come and try our imaginary fish pond where you can fish for knowledge. Make a beautiful moving fish craft for $2. This is a drop-in activity, you do not have to pre-register, first come first served.

March 13, 2018

Puppet Mania

  9:30-12:30

Would you like to make a wild puppet, and watch a puppet show? Join us for a morning of puppet making crafts for $2. Our puppet crafts have a choice of 4 Canadian Predators. Imagine if you went to the grocery store and 9 out of 10 times you came home with nothing, no food! That is a Canadian predator’s life. This is a drop-in activity, you do not have to pre-register, first come first served.

March 14, 2018

Imagine an animal

  9:30-12:30

Come create an animal from your own imagination using modelling clay for $2. Discover some weird and wonderful animals that really do exist! Make weird animals with head, middle and butt that could have exceptional adaptations for survival. This is a drop-in activity, you do not have to pre-register, first come first served.

March 15, 2018

Are You for the Birds?

  9:30-12:30

Have you ever noticed the many colours that make up a bird’s feathered body? Create a bird craft using mosaic coloured squares for $2. Listen to and guess some Nova Scotian bird’s songs for a prize! Be a beak! This is a drop-in activity, you do not have to pre-register, first come first served.

March 16, 2018

Wetland Mystery

  9:30-12:30

Would you like to investigate a wetland mystery involving animal clues? You will have a chance to be a detective at the wetland centre. Track on over and make your own animal plaster of Paris track for $2. This is a drop-in activity, you do not have to pre-register, first come first served.

March 17, 2018

Night Tour

 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us in an easy, guided night time walk of the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park.  Bring a flashlight and get a nocturnal view of the park and its inhabitants. Dress for the weather. The fee is $6.00 per person. Cash only. All ages welcome. If inclement weather or unsafe roads are anticipated, those registered will be contacted about cancellation by 2:00 pm. Pre- registration is required. You must receive a confirmation to be eligible for this event. For more information or to pre-register, please phone 902-758-5316 or email legacycentre@novascotia.ca

March 24, 2018

Mi?kmaw Animal names and how they got them!

 

FREE TALK

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

At the wetland centre located on the wildlife park grounds

 Gerald Gloade is an artist and educator who is currently the Program Development Officer for the Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre. He is well known for sharing his culture and history in the landscape and environment of Mi’kma’ki.  His stories and interpretations of the Kluskap legends in particular have captured many audiences. Join Gerald for the stories behind the Mi'kmaw names for Animals.

March 24, 2018

Mi?kmaw Animal names and how they got them!

 FREE TALK

1:00-2:30

At the wetland centre located on the wildlife park grounds

 Gerald Gloade is an artist and educator who is currently the Program Development Officer for the Mi’kmawey Debert Cultural Centre. He is well known for sharing his culture and history in the landscape and environment of Mi’kma’ki.  His stories and interpretations of the Kluskap legends in particular have captured many audiences. Join Gerald for the stories behind the Mi'kmaw names for Animals.

 Please call the park at 902-758-2040 after 9:00 am to ensure the facility is open as inclement weather or unsafe conditions may force a closure.

March 31, 2018

Spring Eggs-travaganza

  10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Join us for our annual Spring Celebration at the Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park. Bring the family out to participate in a scavenger hunt for large wooden eggs throughout the Park and get a sweet reward! (Note the eggs are not collected). Free face painting and craft. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate after your hike through the Park. Dress for the weather.  Regular park admission applies.  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

April 21, 2018

Introduction to Wildlife Tracking

 

 1:00 PM -2:30 PM

Free Talk

 At the wetland centre located on the wildlife park grounds

 The woods are full of stories, if you know how to read the tracks and signs that animals leave behind as they go about their lives. Join Kate Porter, a wildlife tracker who holds a Level III Track & Sign Certification through CyberTracker International, to learn about the art of tracking and how to identify the tracks and signs of some common species found in Nova Scotia.

Dress appropriately for weather!  For more information email legacycentre@novascotia.ca or phone 902-758-5316.

May 5, 2018

Annual Volunteer Day

 10:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for our annual Volunteer Day! This event is open to anyone thinking about, interested in, or already volunteering at the Wildlife Park and Wetland Interpretive Centre! Come join us for an introduction on how the park works, learn about our different programs and how you can get involved. This will include a walking tour of the facilities, so dress appropriately for weather! Admission is free for registered participants, please register by emailing  r_parker@ducks.ca or phone 902-758-4541