All Events

Enjoy a variety of events for all ages at ABNC throughout the season.

 

Oct
13
Fri
Family Astronomy Night @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Join us for the last Family Astronomy Night of the year!

Local members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) will gather at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre and guide our journey through the sky.

On this night we’ll get to see Saturn. The Andromeda Galaxy will be in the southeast. The usual suspects of globular and open star clusters esp. the Pleiades star cluster and the Double Cluster in Perseus, constellations and double stars will be available for observing. and the exciting event of the Comet C/2017 O1 ASAS-SN! It’s never easy to predict exactly how bright a comet will be. But this one has great promise. Check out more info about the comet here: https://www.universetoday.com/136564/new-comet-c2017-o1-asas-sn-takes-earth-surprise/

Admission is by donation with all proceeds going to support Allan Brooks Nature Centre.

Event is outside and weather dependant, plus dress appropriately

Oct
28
Sat
Nature Nocturnal @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nature Nocturnal @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join us at Allan Brooks Nature Centre as we go Nocturnal for Hallween! Oct 28th from 4-8pm Nature Nocturnal will take place at Allan Brooks!
There will be tons of fun for the whole family including:
Spooky Crafts
Nocturnal Nature Education
Night time Nature Walks
Bonfire
Tricks and Treats
Special guest Stuart Brown and The Bug Guys will be on site with creepy crawly creatures!

Admission is by donation. Please bring a flashlight!

Nov
18
Sat
Handmade Holiday @ Schubert Centre
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Handmade Holiday @ Schubert Centre

Nov. 18, 12-3pm at the Schubert Centre hosted by Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS). This free family-friendly event ought to give you plenty of inspiration to make some of your own handmade gifts this holiday season. ABNC teams up with Bishop Wild Bird Foundation to present pine cone tree ornaments and front door wreaths. Visit SENS on Facebook for more info!

Dec
8
Fri
Silver Star Light Up @ Silver Star Village
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Silver Star Light Up @ Silver Star Village

Dec. 8, 5-8pm in the village at Silver Star Mountain Resort. We will be presenting a curated educational display on the sub-alpine ecosystems of Silver Star Mountain. We’ll have gift shop items available for sale as well as some nature-inspired creations for you to deck your halls with!

Dec
9
Sat
Alternative Gift Fair @ Schubert Centre
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Alternative Gift Fair @ Schubert Centre  | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Dec. 9, 12-5pm at the Schubert Centre hosted by Junior Chamber International Vernon. ABNC will present nature-inspired gifts for you to pick up for those on your list. ABNC Memberships will also be available for purchase at this event. Give the gift of nature this year!
Visit the Alternative Gift Fair on Facebook for more info!

Feb
4
Sun
Wild Wonderland @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wild Wonderland @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Sunday Feb 4, 2018 be a part of The Vernon Winter Carnival with Allan Brooks Nature Centre!
Take a walk in the Wild Winter Wonderland at Allan Brooks Nature Centre. Come up to Allan Brooks and enjoy a day of fun with the whole family. Learn about Nature in the winter, test your snow tracking skills and spot the wildlife that stays in our region year round. Concession will be available along with a fire to warm your toes!

Admission is by donation.