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What is a Forest for? with L.E. Carmichael

Posted on: October 14, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join award-winning children’s science author L.E. Carmichael as she introduces us to the boreal forest! We’ll explore biodiversity with a look at the animals – both iconic and obscure! – who call the boreal forest home. Using a movement activity, we’ll then discuss photosynthesis and how it helps forests prevent climate change. At the end, […]

Fire and Ice with Mad Science of Hamilton

Posted on: October 13, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This spectacular show presented by Mad Science will thrill audiences with impressive science experiments. Watch as they create foggy dry ice storms and show how giant beach balls can float in the air. Prepare to be amazed by sizzling, shivering scissors and special bubbly showers! This event will be live-streamed for free thanks to funding […]

55 & Better: The Promise of Intergenerational Endeavour

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join Marinus de Groot as he discusses the possibilities of intergenerational engagement. Drawing from his experience designing and organizing hands-on, minds-on co-learning experiments at the Commons Studio. The Commons Studio is a media arts access centre affiliated with The Working Centre. Date: Friday, December 11, 2020 Time: 11 am – 12:30 pm 55 & Better […]

55 & Better: Fit Minds with Chartwell Retirement Residences

Posted on: September 28, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

This Friday, we’re joined by Chartwell Retirement Residence as they teach us how to keep our minds active. Their program ‘Fit Minds’ is the premier cognitive stimulation coaching program that supports brain health and improves the quality of life for those 55 & Better. The program builds up cognitive resilience and creates a healthy brain […]

THEMUSEUM’s 17th Birthday Party

Posted on: September 14, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Sunday, September 27 All Day Long!   It’s THEMUSEUM’s 17th Birthday Bash, and we’re celebrating with a party fit for the special day!   What’s a birthday party without balloons? The talented balloon-twisting Drew Ripley will be in THEMUSEUM, and streamed virtually on THEMUSEUM’s Facebook page, to show off his impressive skills in honour of […]

Science Literacy Week: Biodiversity Programming with Rob Laidlaw

Posted on: September 14, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Saturday, September 26 at 11am Rob Laidlaw, author of the book Bats: Mysterious, Misunderstood, Essential offers an illustrated presentation about the mysterious and misunderstood world of bats. Learn about their diversity, habitats, lifestyles, adaptations and why bats are essential to the functioning of the natural world. The threats that wild bat populations face today will […]

PickleFest 2020

Posted on: September 9, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

The 5th Annual PickleFest is happening, and we think it’s gonna be a pretty big dill! Buy Tickets  KW, mark your calendars – Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, we are moving one of KW’s favourite culinary competitions to a virtual atmo-spear you won’t want to miss! Join us on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at […]

Birds of Prey

Posted on: July 27, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

The Canadian Raptor Conservancy is back once again to help us learn all about our feathered friends! We’ll find out all about how humans and birds of prey have worked alongside each other as well as their natural behaviours in the wild, too. All of this while getting an up-close and personal look at these […]

History of Arms and Armour

Posted on: July 27, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Join us to learn the history of arms and armour! We’ll begin all the way back in the stone-age and continue until the 15th century. Let’s explore amazing inventions and how different cultures used different armours! On top of that, we’ll discuss the evolution of the arms race, something humans have been a part of […]

Theatricks Presents: Ranger Robin Hood

Posted on: July 27, 2020 by THEMUSEUM

Watch hilarious skits showcasing outdoor skills, participate in a quiz all about animal tracks, learn how to tie the perfect knot and more with this fun, interactive presentation. Then, take your new skills outside and explore! This event will be happening on Facebook Live. You can join us Wednesdays at 11 am every week! This […]

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