Daily Events

February 2020 

Saturdays 

Snack Time with … Nova Scotia Wildlife 

10:00am 

You’ll find some of Nova Scotia’s rich biodiversity living at the museum. Learn what animals eat and how it connects them to their surroundings and join us as we feed and care for a variety of native animals. 

 

Film: Aging in the Wild – Power and Dominance 

2:00 pm  in the Auditorium 

This five-part film series takes a never-before-seen look at the golden years in the animal kingdom against the extraordinary backdrop of some of the world's most magnificent wilderness areas. 

 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  

Gus is 97! He’s the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in our backyard! 

 

*Programs are subject to change without notice 

 

Sundays 

Nature Discovery for Young Children  

9:30-11:30 am  

Let your imagination grow through creative play with real museum objects, nature-based games and more. Act out your own puppet show or explore using a special museum scavenger hunt. This program is self-facilitated for children ages 5 and under and their parents, grandparents or other caregivers. Bimonthly topics will include trees and flowers, fur, insects, the seashore and more. 

 

Snack Time with … Nova Scotia Wildlife 

10:00 am 

You’ll find some of Nova Scotia’s rich biodiversity living at the museum. Learn what animals eat and how it connects them to their surroundings and join us as we feed and care for a variety of native animals. 

 

Film: Aging in the Wild – Wisdom 

2:00 pm in the Auditorium 

This five-part film series takes a never-before-seen look at the golden years in the animal kingdom against the extraordinary backdrop of some of the world's most magnificent wilderness areas. 

 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  

Gus is 97! He’s the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in our backyard! 

*Programs are subject to change without notice 

 

Mondays 

Nature Discovery for Young Children  

9:30-11:30 am  

Let your imagination grow through creative play with real museum objects, nature-based games and more. Act out your own puppet show or explore using a special museum scavenger hunt. This program is self-facilitated for children ages 5 and under and their parents, grandparents or other caregivers. Bimonthly topics will include trees and flowers, fur, insects, the seashore and more. 

 

Snack Time with … Nova Scotia Wildlife 

10:00 am 

You’ll find some of Nova Scotia’s rich biodiversity living at the museum. Learn what animals eat and how it connects them to their surroundings and join us as we feed and care for a variety of native animals. 

 

Film: Aging in the Wild – Death 

2:00 pm in the Auditorium 

This five-part film series takes a never-before-seen look at the golden years in the animal kingdom against the extraordinary backdrop of some of the world's most magnificent wilderness areas. 

 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  

Gus is 97! He’s the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in our backyard! 

*Programs are subject to change without notice 

 

Tuesdays 

Wee Wild Ones!  

10 am – 11 am  

Have a whale of a time with our Wee Wild Ones program!  Do you know a young child who loves to touch objects, ask questions and use their imagination? If so, join us on Tuesdays for Wee Wild Ones, a program where kids under 5 and their caregivers can explore the wonders of nature. Enjoy stories and puppet shows; explore real museum specimens; build with tree blocks; and much more.  

This program is not designed for daycares, schools or other groups. 

The topics this month are: 

  • February 11th – Feet
  • February 18th – Whiskers
  • February 25th – Egypt

 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  

Gus is 97! He’s the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in our backyard! 

*Programs are subject to change without notice 

 

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 

Gus Walk 

3:30 pm  

Gus is 97! He’s the oldest known gopher tortoise and has been at the Museum for over 70 years. Join Gus for a snack and a stroll. When the weather is nice, you may find Gus in our backyard! 

 

*Programs are subject to change without notice