What’s On At Manuels River!

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OCTOBER IS TRAILS MONTH AT MANUELS RIVER!

WED, Oct. 4 – SUN, Oct. 15, 9:30-5pm: What’s in the Black Box? Travelling Exhibit. Explore the process of scientific discovery & use observations, creativity & collaboration to model what’s happening inside the mysterious Black Box. This interactive exhibit is made available through the Innovation150 initiative in partnership with the Canadian Association of Science Centres & the Government of Canada.

 

THUR, Oct. 5, 7pm: Trivia Night. Adults 19+ grab some friends & show how much you know! We’ll rack your brains about science, sports, music & more! Tickets $10+HST, snacks provided. Prizes for the winning team! Cash bar available, valid ID required.

 

FRI, Oct. 6, 1-3pm & SAT, Oct. 7, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist – Things that go BUMP in the Night. What does it mean to be nocturnal? Come learn why some animals prefer the graveyard shift. $7 per person (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required. Parent/guardian must attend with children.

 

SAT, Oct. 7, 2-4pm: Natural History Hike & Art Activity. A short hike that highlights the natural beauty of the trail, followed by a guided sketching & water colour project back at the Centre.  Pre-registration advised but walk-ins welcome. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 ext 206 to reserve a spot. This program is offered FREE or by donation as part of Trails Month at Manuels River. Weather permitting.


MON, Oct. 9, 11am: Babies@Manuels
Movie Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required.

 

MON, Oct. 9, 2pm: Family Friendly Fossil Hike.  A fun and informative hike with Dr. Rod along the trails to our protected fossil site.  The hike is approximately 1.5 hours and is offered FREE or by donation as part of Trails Month at Manuels River. No pre-registration required. Weather permitting.

 

SAT, Oct. 14, 9:30am – 5pm: Fall Frenzy Sale.  Enjoy 20% all gift store merchandise. Members will receive 30% off! What a great time to start your holiday shopping!

 

SAT, Oct. 14, 10am: Dogs on the Trail. Drop in for a chat just outside our Discovery Room with well-known dog trainer Glenn Redmond about ways to keep your canine pal & others happy & safe as they use the trails. This program is offered FREE or by donation as part of Trails Month at Manuels River. No pre-registration required.

                                             

SAT, Oct. 14, 11am: Group Dog Walk. Join other dog lovers & their buddies for a morning stroll along the trail. The walk will be approximately 1 hour & is offered FREE or by donation as part of Trails Month at Manuels River. No pre-registration required. All dogs must be on leash & free of aggression issues. Weather permitting.

 

MON-WED, Oct. 16, 17, 18 & 23, 24, 25, 6:30-7:15pm: HAUNTED HIKES for FAMILIES with Younger Children. Child-friendly spooky stories & some not-so-creepy creatures. Pre-registration advised but walk-ins welcome. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 ext 206 to reserve a spot. $7 per person, $5 for members. Weather permitting.

 

MON-WED, Oct. 16, 17, 18 & 23, 24, 25, 7:30-8:30pm: HAUNTED HIKES.  Spine tingling tales, creepy creatures & spooky sights. Pre-registration advised but walk-ins welcome. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 ext 206 to reserve a spot. $7 per person, $5 for members. Weather permitting.

 

MON-WED, Oct. 16, 17, 18 & 23, 24, 25, 7-8pm: PRIVATE GROUP HAUNTED HIKES. Haunted Hikes are available on the above dates for private bookings for youth/Guide/Scout groups. Pre-registration required. Space is limited. Call 834-2099 ext 206 to book a hike. $7 per person, $5 for members. Weather permitting.

 

THUR, Oct. 19 – TUE, Oct. 31, 3pm: 13 Days of Halloween Movies!  We’re counting down the days to Halloween with PG/G rated Halloween Movies. See manuelsriver.com for the theatre schedule and details. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or membership. No pre-registration required.

 

FRI, Oct. 20, 1-3pm & SAT, Oct. 21, 10:30-12:30pm: Young Scientist – Green Halloween. Celebrate Halloween in an environmentally conscious way, by learning to make your own decorations & costumes that use sustainable materials and less packaging waste. $7 per person (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

 

SUN, Oct.22, 8am: 5th Annual Giv’er on The River Charity Fun Run: A charity fun run to support the ongoing improvements to the Manuels River trail system. All participants will receive an Anniversary T-shirt & souvenir Finishers Medal. Pledge incentives & prizes will be awarded to the top pledge collectors. Registration is now open at www.events.runningroom.com

 

MON, Oct. 23, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space and Scared Shrekless. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required.

 

THUR, Oct. 26, 7pm: Dinner & A Movie. Enjoy a night out with a delicious three-course dinner by Coffee Matters followed by a movie in our Theatre. Vote for the movie you want on our Facebook event page! Tickets $30+HST, must be purchased in advance by October 24. Cash bar available, this is a 19+ event, valid ID required.

 

SAT, Oct. 28, 1-3 pm: Halloween Family Fun Day with Let’s Talk Science. Come dressed up in your best spooky, funny or cute costume & be ready to explore some weird & wonderful Halloween science with the folks from Memorial University’s Let’s Talk Science. Included with admission (under age 4 FREE with an adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

 

TUE, Oct. 31, 1-3pm: Special Halloween Young Scientist. Celebrate Halloween with some fun Halloween experiments, Halloween crafts & costume parade along our trails, where we might find a few treats! $7 per person (under age 4 FREE with adult) or FREE for members. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.

 

The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre is at 7 Conception Bay Highway, in Conception Bay South. Keep up to date with us online: @ManuelsRiver on Twitter, ‘Manuels River’ on Facebook, @manuels_river on Instagram, or manuelsriver.com