This is a juried selection of short slideshows by talented photographers, set to music. Not to be missed!
There are two shows to choose from:
1. A Matinee from 2:00 to 4:30 P.M. and
2. An Evening show from 7:00 to 9:30 P.M.
Parksfest is a day of learning with inspiring presentations and practical workshops hosted by Metro Vancouver Regional Parks for anyone who has volunteered in a regional park in the past year. This is a free event, but registration is necessary. The REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Friday, November 9. (Register by Monday, October 1 and your name will be entered into an early bird draw).
NEW FOR 2018
This year, Parksfest has been extended to 3-days!
In addition to Saturday’s day of learning:
Thursday, November 15, 7 – 9 pm
· Keynote: Wade Davis, ethnographer, writer, photographer and filmmaker
Friday, November 16, 6 – 9 pm
· Youth Film Night (For ages 30 & under)
Info and Registration: www.parksfest.com
This event is a wonderful opportunity for participants to come together, make important connections and share experiences.
This is the 19th year of celebrating of the returning salmon to Hyde Creek. BMN will be there with our displays and children’s puzzles at this very popular (indoor) event. Hosted by the Hyde Creek Watershed Society and held at the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre. This is the last local community event of the season and provides excellent views of spawning salmon in nearby Hyde Creek and it’s free!
For more info, click here.
This is part of a series of family-oriented events hosted by Metro Vancouver Parks. Join members of Precious Frog and the Fraser Valley Conservancy for Frogger, which is no game for our native amphibians who face life and death when they migrate across roads.
Hear about real Frogger-challenges from Biologist Aleesha Switzer. View a short segment from the Wilderness Committee’s documentary Toad People then venture outside to search for amphibians.
FREE, but registration required. Use bar-code 7461.
Visit O.W.L. (Orphaned Wildlife Rehabilitation Society) on December 1st, from 10am-3pm.
O.W.L. is a non-profit organization located in Delta dedicated to public education and the rehabilitation and release of injured and orphaned raptors, such as hawks, eagles, and of course, owls.
Get your picture taken with Santa and his owl helper and take a tour around our Wildlife Museum and visit raptors up close. Enjoy hot beverages and treats and find amazing and unique Holiday gifts.
$10 per digital photo. Entry by donation. All proceeds go to the care of injured and orphaned raptors.
Wheelchair accessible. Sorry, No Pets allowed.
Drop into the Nature House for Burnaby Lake Park Association’s Annual Holiday Open House.
Learn bird identification skills, and about the history of the Lake and BLPA activities from our volunteers. Join us for a guided winter walk along forested trails to discover wildlife in the park. Try some crafts, decorating a wood duck cookie and enjoy a hot drink.
This event is free and everyone, of any age, is welcome! Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Schedule of activities will be posted closer to the date.