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Treat yourself to the gift of nature knowledge this holiday season - valid until Dec 26th!
Winter Holiday Camp!
December 27-30. Register now!
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Join us for a combination of restorative yoga inside the Nature Centre and outdoor nature connection - registration is ongoing!
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Upcoming Events

Dec
9
$20
6:30 PM
We invite you to embrace a unique opportunity to cultivate the mind-body connection and your relationship with nature, while also building community in a safe and inclusive space. Join instructor Elyse Waugh for indoor guided sessions of restorative yoga and HPNC staff Dara Babaran for outdoor guided hikes and nature connection activities (sensory walks, sit-spots, nature journaling and sketching) throughout the season. No previous yoga or nature experience required!

Dec
12
$15
10:00 AM
Meet us on the veranda where we'll make handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds at this all outdoor event in High Park. With our decorations in hand we'll hike through the woods and decorate evergreen trees and discover how birds like cardinals, nuthatches and woodpeckers survive the winter. New this year, the event will end at the fire, where you are able to roast whatever you bring from home (marshmallows, hot dogs, apples, etc - we'll provide the roasting sticks) .

Dec
12
Free
1:00 PM
Sunday December 12, 1:00 - 3:00 pm Fire is one of the four Sacred Elements of Creation alongside Water, Air and Earth. Join members of Taiaiako'n Historical Preservation Society to celebrate the gift of Fire and the beginning of the Winter Solstice through Ceremony, Feasting and a walk on the Land to see how Fire has been used as a creative force to sculpt the Black Oak Savannah. Free Thank you to TD Park People for funding this event.

Dec
16
$20
6:30 PM
We invite you to embrace a unique opportunity to cultivate the mind-body connection and your relationship with nature, while also building community in a safe and inclusive space. Join instructor Elyse Waugh for indoor guided sessions of restorative yoga and HPNC staff Dara Babaran for outdoor guided hikes and nature connection activities (sensory walks, sit-spots, nature journaling and sketching) throughout the season. No previous yoga or nature experience required!



Dec
18
$20
4:30 PM
Celebrate the longest night with a winter hike by candlelight. The hike will end by the fire, where you can roast whatever you bring from home (marshmallows, apples, hot dogs, etc. - we'll provide the roasting sticks). Along with the incredible sound of fire, there will be lively music played by The Goodtimes, experienced family entertainers - a true celebration to welcome the return of the sun. Tickets are non-refundable unless the Nature Centre cancels the event, in which case you will receive a full refund. Covid Notes: This event is an outdoor rain or shine event so please dress for the weather. You will be required to wear a mask when socially distancing is not possible. $20/person (20% discount if you purchase 3 or more discount using coupon code LONGESTNIGHT). Children 3 and under are free but must be registered.

Jan
8
$25
6:00 PM
Join the High Park Nature Centre and the owls and experts from the Mountsberg Raptor Centre to learn about the great horned owls that live in the park. You will get to see an owl, dissect an owl pellet with your family or friends AND you'll be led on a walk through the woods where you'll learn how to identify owl tracks. We guarantee that you'll have a HOOT! $25/person (receive 20% off when you purchase 3 or more tickets using coupon code HOOT). Children 3 and under are free but must be registered. Limit of 30 participants per session. Please note: the 50-minute Mountsberg presentation will take place indoors so all participants ages 12 and up must show an official proof of vaccination receipt.
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