What's Up at Bow Habitat Discovery Centre

1440 17A Street SE, Calgary, AB

When: First Friday of each month, 2018 – 2019

Time:10 am – 3 pm
Where: Bow Habitat Station
Address: 1440 17A Street SE, Calgary, AB
Phone: 403-297-6561
Website: www.bowhabitat.alberta.ca

Ever wonder ‘what’s up’ with wildlife in Alberta? Discover together as a family through staff and self-led Investigation Stations throughout the Discovery Centre at Bow Habitat Station. Be sure to check out upcoming “What’s Up With” events on the first Friday of each month.

Activities are suitable for all ages, and it’s included with Discovery Centre admission!
$10 adults; $6 youth; free for children 3 & under

October 5, 2018 – What’s up With Creatures of the Night

Visit investigation stations and meet experts from the Alberta Community Bat Program in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to get hands-on with nocturnal species that call Alberta home. Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to ‘fly’ with Alberta’s Creatures of the night. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

November 2, 2018 – What’s up With Happy Hibernators

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to get hands-on with Alberta’s Happy Hibernators! Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to discover how bears are preparing for their ‘seasonal snooze.’ Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

December 7, 2018 – What’s up With Horns and Hooves

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to get hands-on with wildlife that sport horns and/or hooves. Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to ‘roam’ the province and discover just how horns and hooves help lots of different animals survive. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

January 4, 2019 – What’s up With Urban Wildlife

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to discover the wildlife that make their home right here in Calgary! Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to discover how wildlife has adapted to city life. Hands-on activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

February 1, 2019 – What’s up With Rodents

“Scurry’ from investigation station to investigation station in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm and discover Alberta’s rodents! Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm. Hands-on activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

March 1, 2019 – What’s up With Feathered Friends

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to take flight with the hundreds of bird species in Alberta. Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

April 5, 2019 – What’s up With Bugs

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to discover why bugs are the oldest wildlife species in Alberta. Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to creep and crawl with local insects. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

May 3, 2019 – What’s up With Reptiles & Amphibians

Visit investigation stations in the Discovery Centre between 10 am and 3 pm to find out for yourself if snakes, toads and salamanders are slimy! Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to discover why the warm spring weather brings out some of Alberta’s cold-blooded critters!. Hands-on activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

June 7, 2019 – What’s up With Wetlands

Visit investigation stations between 10 am and 3 pm to peek into the Wonderful World of Wetlands! Join in a large group activity at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm or 2:30 pm to march in the mud with the hundreds of species of plants and animals out and about in Alberta’s wetlands. Activities are designed for learners ages 2 and up! All activities are included with Discovery Centre Admission.

This is the final “What’s Up With” program of the season. Be sure to check out upcoming “What’s Up With” events on the first Friday of each month, October – June. See you in October to learn What’s Up With Creatures of the Night.

 

What's Up at Bow Habitat Discovery Centre