What’s On At Manuels River!
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AUGUST AT MANUELS RIVER
Every day in August, 11:30am & 2:30pm: Guided Tours of the River. Interpreters guide you through the paleontology, geology, biology, & human history of Manuels River on upstream or downstream trails! Included with cost of admission (under age 4 free with adult) or with a membership, no pre-registration needed.
Every Thursday, 7pm: Campfire & Sing-Along. Meet our Interpreters on the rocks by the Gazebo (just above the Manuels River Bridge) for a sing-along & marshmallow roast. By donation, no pre-registration needed. Parent/Guardian must attend with children.
Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm: Summer Science Camp. Children, aged 5-10. A River Adventure to remember! Make friends and learn through play with nature hikes, crafts, science experiments, movies & games! Registration for each week’s camp closes the Thursday before. Pre-registration required. Download forms at manuelsriver.com/programs/camps/ Members get a 10% discount on camp fees!
Tuesday, August 1, 7pm: Regatta Roulette – Dance with Music by Fahrenheit. Adults 19+ can dance the night away with music by local favorite Fahrenheit. Bar specials, mini regatta games, raffles, and snacks. Tickets just $10 +HST. Purchase your tickets by July 28th and be entered to win a $50 bar tab. Call 834-2099 ext.206 to purchase tickets.
Thursday, August 3, 7pm: Trivia Night. Adults 19+ grab some friends and 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.
Monday, August 7, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Rio 1. Baby/toddler-friendly movie with lower sound, changing tables, snacks & understanding parents. Included with admission (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required.
Friday, August 11, 1-3pm, Saturday, August 12, 10:30am-12:30pm: Young Scientist – Rocks & Fossils. Rock Hounds and Fossil Fans come and learn about the rocks and fossils of Manuels River. $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership. No pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.
Wednesday, August 16, 2:30-3:30pm: Foraging Hike and Afternoon Tea with Lori McCarthy of Cod Sounds. Join this innovative culinary expert on a relaxed hike along the Manuels River as she shares her passion and knowledge for local food and culture. The hike will finish at the Gazebo where you’ll have tea and homemade tea buns with a spread made from the harvest of your hike. $15 per adult, $10 per student/senior/youth, under age 4 is free, $45 family (2 adults, 3 youth). Parent/Guardian must attend with children. Pre-registration required. Space is limited.
Saturday, August 19, 1-3pm: Cache In Trash Out: Geocaching and River Clean-up. Bring the whole family to learn to geocache while cleaning our beautiful river. Geocaching is free, GPS rentals available for $5 or use your own. Garbage bags, pickers, and gloves provided with refreshments and snacks afterwards. Meet at the centre before heading out. No pre-registration required.
Monday, August 21, 11am: Babies@Manuels Movie: Rio 2. See Aug. 7 item above for details.
Wednesday, August 23, 2:30-3:30pm: Foraging Hike and Afternoon Tea with Lori McCarthy of Cod Sounds. See Aug. 16 item above for details.
Friday, Aug. 25, 1-3pm, Saturday, Aug. 26, 10:30am-12:30pm: Young Scientist – Float Your Boat. Ever wondered why some things float and some things don’t? Join us to find out! $7 per person (under age 4 free with adult) or free with membership, no pre-registration required. Parent or guardian must attend with children.
Thursday, August 31, 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 August 29. Cash bar available, this is a 19+ event, valid ID required.
All August Long, Movies Monday-Saturday at 11am, 1pm, & 3pm & Sunday 1pm & 3pm in our Theatre. Movie titles TBA. Please see our website & social media for more info. Movie schedule subject to change depending on our programming. Please call in advance to confirm.
The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre is at 7 Conception Bay Highway, in Conception Bay South. Keep up to date with us @ManuelsRiver on Twitter, ‘The Manuels River experience’ on Facebook, or manuelsriver.com