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Events

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre offers a variety of events all year long. Find out what’s going on below and start planning your next visit!

Feb 2018

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February 17, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Birding Hour – Anatomy of a bird

Date: February 17, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm  to  2:00 pm Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds. Have you ever wondered what makes a bird a bird? The workshop will discuss the many unique features of birds. This workshop is available for all ages. Workshop fee: $6 for members, $14 for non-members

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February 18, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 am

Ring-necked Duck Decoy Carving Workshop Part 3

Date: February 18, 2018 Time: 9:00 am  to  4:00 am This is day 3 of the Ring-necked Duck Decoy Carving Workshop! Learn to carve your very own Ring-necked decoy from award winning carvers John Frye, Bill Palmer, Harry Williams, Ross Gage and Richard Whittom. This three day course will teach you the classic North American […]

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February 19, 2018 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Voyageur Day

Date: February 19, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:30 pm Live the life of a Voyageur! Experience the challenging life of Voyageurs through contests, competitions and games. Learn to make bannock and participate in our “Concours des meilleurs”. Concours des meilleurs – Get ready for some friendly competitions. Practice your skills using slingshots, snowshoes, and […]

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February 22, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Astronomy Night – Sketching the Night Sky

Date: February 22, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The Astronomy version to Paint Night! Learn the skills and techniques of sketching the night sky. All supplies will be included. An indoor presentation in our theatre by Royal Astronomical Society of Canada member, Gerry Smerchanski, will be followed by an outdoor observation session with […]

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February 25, 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Twilight Snowshoe Hike

Date: February 25, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm  to  7:30 pm Experience the marsh on snowshoes at twilight. Embrace winter by raising your heartrate with an invigorating 1-2 kilometer snowshoe hike on mostly flat terrain with minor hills along the way. Learn basic snowshoeing terminology, turning, going up and down small hills, how to easily go […]

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March 4, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Common Goldeneye Decoy Carving Workshop

Date: March 4, 2018 Time: 9:00 am  to  4:00 pm Learn how to carve a Common Goldeneye Decoy! Learn to carve your very own Common Goldeneye decoy from award winning carvers John Frye, Bill Palmer, Harry Williams, Ross Gage and Richard Whittom. This three day course will teach you the classic North American art of […]

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March 10, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Volunteer Meeting

Date: March 10, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:00 am If you have some extra time this spring, consider volunteering for the Centre. Come for coffee and updates.  

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March 11, 2018 9:00 am – 4:00 am

Common Goldeneye Decoy Carving Workshop Part 2

Date: March 11, 2018 Time: 9:00 am  to  4:00 am This is day 2 of the Common Goldeneye Carving Workshop! Learn to carve your very own Common Goldeneye decoy from award winning carvers John Frye, Bill Palmer, Harry Williams, Ross Gage and Richard Whittom. This three day course will teach you the classic North American […]

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March 11, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Birding Hour – Shorebirds

Discover the fascinating world of shorebirds. Learn how to differentiate the many species of shorebirds with our Resident Naturalist, Paula Grieef.

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March 15, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Astronomy Night – Spring Constellations

Find out which constellations will grace our night sky this spring.

There are 88 officially recognized constellations, covering the entire sky. These constellations had their origins in star patterns from which they take their names. As the Earth orbits the Sun our view of those constellations change and we different ones rising and setting in the night sky throughout the year. Find out which ones will be in the sky this spring and learn the story behind them.

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