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Drop-in Programs
At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre


Herbal Plant Walk
Tuesday, August 7
From 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.  
Join an herbalist for this introduction to herbs, their uses and what 
you can find right in your backyard.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Meet the Critters
Sunday, June 17, Saturday, July 7 & Saturday, August 4
From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Join an Interpreter to meet our Tiger
Salamanders and Plains Garter Snake.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Family Planetarium
Sundays, June 24, July 29, and August 12
From 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. & 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  Join an Interpreter for a tour of the night sky and its constellations.  
Shows start at 1:10 p.m. & 2:10 p.m.   
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Forest Bathing
Saturday, June 30 
From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 31
From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 2
From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Forest bathing is a mindfulness practice involving an immersion of the 
senses into our natural environment. Join us as we slow down and tune
 into the smells, textures and sights of the Sanctuary. 
Pay what you feel (suggested donation is $3/person) Everyone welcome.

Pre-Registered Programs At the Kerry Wood Nature Centre

Paint Party
Saturday, June 9
Starting at 6:30 p.m. 
Sunday, June 10
Starting at 5:00 p.m.
We are having a paint party with artist Letitia Moca Narai! 
All materials supplied and step by step instruction provided.
 Grab some friends and join in the fun! 
$40/person. Pre-registration required by Saturday, June 9 at 4:30 p.m. For 7 years old and up.​

​100 - 1,000,000 Miles, 
A Fundraising Evening for the 
Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Join us Saturday, August 11th at 
Historic Fort Normandeau
All proceeds towards providing 
nature-based experiences for Central Alberta children. Cocktails from 8:00 - 8:30 pm 
Supper, silent auction, and astronomy to 
follow. $75/ticket; call 403-346-2010

Have a place in our new exhibit:
send us a picture of what YOU do in Waskasoo!

We want to see what you've seen, where you've been, and how you enjoy the many faces of Waskasoo Park.

Send us your Instagram pictures #ourpark.

We'll post your pictures on the wall 
in our new exhibit for all to see!
Pictures will be rotated out several times a year. 

Come for a visit soon and check out what's going on in the park this season!

You book your family, public and youth programs on-line! 
Click here to check it out!
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June to August Event Brochure
Historic Fort Normandeau

Drop-in Programs
At the Historic Fort Normandeau

Fort Normandeau Days
Saturday and Sunday, August 25 & 26
from Noon to 5:00 p.m. each day
Our biggest party of the summer is back! Have a blast in the past as we celebrate life as it was at the Crossing, circa 1885.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family of five, or $15/carload of 6+ people.

History & Lacrosse
Every other Saturday starting June 2
From 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Come and learn about the history of Lacrosse and see some of the equipment used to play. Learn how a lacrosse stick can be made!
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Family Yoga
Every other Sunday starting June 3 
From 1:00 to 1:45 & 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.
Feel like a kid again while connecting with your children 
on a deeper level. Our certified yoga instructor tailors classes 
towards families with children 12 and under.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Intro To Archery
Every Monday evening starting June 4
From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Come and discover a new hobby, try out archery with our experienced staff!
Admission of $3/person, $10/family

Bannock Making
Every other Tuesday in June, July, & August
From 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. each day. 
Starting June 5.
Join an interpreter and learn how to make delicious bannock over a camp fire!
Admission of $3/person, $10/family

Family Time Song & Story
Every other Wednesday in June, July, & 
August starting June 6.
From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 
Bring the whole family out to hear stories and sing songs.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family

Adult Yoga 
Every Thursday evening starting June 7 
From 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Find your fun, challenge your inner self, and melt into the relaxing
 ambience with our certified yoga instructor’s flow classes.
 All levels welcome and beginners are welcome!
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Intro To Survival
Every other Saturday starting June 9 
From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Come join our experienced staff and learn the basics of fire starting, 
shelter making, and other essentials of survival. 
Each session will focus on a different aspect of survival.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Gold Panning
Every other Sunday starting June 24
From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Ever had gold fever? You will after this! Bring your family and try your hand at gold panning. We’ll provide the pans and instructions, you just bring some clothes that can get wet.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Beginner Cross Stich
Every other Tuesday starting June 12
From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Learn how to cross stitch with our interpreter Ainsley. 
Try new techniques and take home a small project.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family 

Jam Session
Wednesday evenings. June 20, July 18 & August 8 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a casual jam session, all experience levels welcome. Bring your own instrument or voice.
Admission of $3/person, $10/family