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Discovery Activities & Programs (Weekend)

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Date & Time:

Weekends* until April 21


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Discovery Activities & Tours, Drop In, Family-Friendly


15 to 30 minutes


Included with General Admission, Included with Membership

Event Description

Join us for engaging programs and activities during the run of the Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits exhibit! Weekend programming runs Saturdays & Sundays except on Halton and Hamilton P.A. Days, holidays, and March Break when the weekend schedule will also apply.

Included in your Nature’s Superheroes admission ticket.

Weekend* Schedule

Puppet show with a heron puppet

Puppet Show

Weekends: 10:30 a.m.

  • Animals Assemble! Join an RBG Interpreter to meet puppet friends who want to join a super-powered animal team.
  • Find this activity in the McQuesten Theatre at RBG Centre.
  • Recommended for ages 3-8, 15 minutes
Staff holding a large toad in their hands to show an audience

Animal Encounters

11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

  • Get to know some of our local superheroes and their unique super-abilities that help them survive
  • Find this activity in the McQuesten Theatre at RBG Centre.
  • All ages, 20 minutes
Staff On Marsh Platform Credit Looking Through Binoculars

Discovery Show

Weekdends: 12:30 and 2:30 p.m.

  • Super Senses Stroll: Join our interpreter for an imaginary interactive stroll along RBG’s trails to explore the amazing super senses of animals and plants that live here.
  • Find this activity in the McQuesten Theatre at RBG Centre
  • Recommended for ages 6-12, 20 minutes
RBG Staff Holding Large Carp 2015

Discovery Station

Daily; Self-guided

  • Invasive species: supervillains or super-victims? Get to know some of the invasive species in RBG’s Nature Sanctuaries and train as a superhero to help.
  • Find this activity in the Nature’s Superheroes exhibit at RBG Centre.
  • All ages

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