Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Some events are included in your general admission / membership, while others require separate ticketing or registration. Click the activity you are interested in for more details.

Looking a few months ahead? Check out the event listings at rbg.ca/events

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Citizen Science Saturdays: Do You Hear What I Hear?

Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

wildlife rescue

Citizen Science Saturdays

Saturdays, January 18 to April 13

12 p.m.; RBG Centre

RBG is pleased to welcome special guests to share their passion and expertise. Join us on Saturdays to find out how you can help with citizen science projects. (Recommended ages 8+, 20 minutes, Saturdays only). Find this activity at RBG Centre; location varies. Specific location provided when you arrive.

Saturday February 15: Do you hear what I hear? Rob Porter, Hamilton Naturalists’ Club The soundscape of Hamilton is made up of both natural and man-made sounds. Join Rob to discover what he and the Hamilton Bioacoustic Research Project volunteers have found in recordings of natural spaces around Hamilton in the past year. Birds, coyotes, thunderstorms, and more!

 Included in your General Admission or Membership

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Part of RBG's Winter Exhibit, Wildlife Rescue

Location: RBG Centre
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Please note the daily events / activities listed here may be located in different garden areas from other events occuring on the same day. Please check the location in each listing, and consider travel time between gardens when creating your schedule for the day. General Admission paid at one garden area will allow you access into all other gardens for that same day. Click here for an overview of all our gardens and trails.


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RBG hosts events year-round, from blooms celebrations, to performing arts, to holiday celebrations

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