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British Columbia

Abbotsford

Science Themed Storytime

September 21st, 10:30 a.mAbbotsford Community Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library33355 Bevan Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3M1More information

Chemistry Fun: Spin! Pop! Boom!

September 24th, 2-3 p.mAbbotsford Community Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library33355 Bevan Avenue, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 3M1More information

Boston Bar

Water in it’s different forms

September 22nd, 2:30-3:30 p.mBoston Bar Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library47643 Boston Bar Road, Boston Bar, BC, V0K 1C0More information

Burnaby

Introduction to editing and writing for Wikipedia

Participate in the ongoing creation of the world’s largest encyclopedia! Part one of this Wikipedia workshop provides an introduction to the logistics and mechanics of editing Wikipedia. Part two provides writing strategies for creating a new entry or editing an existing one.

September 19th, 10:30-12:30Bennett Library, SFU Burnaby. Room 40098888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6More Information

Geeky Photo Booth

Take a selfie and share on social media with the tags #scilit16 and #bcitlib for a chance to win a $50 certificate to the BCIT Bookstore.

Sept. 19th, 1-3 p.mBCIT library, Burnaby Campus3700 Willingdon Avenue Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2More information

How to Succeed in a Quantitative Course

Did you find out last term that university-level quantitative courses are harder than you thought? Or is it your first time taking one? Either way, attend this workshop, developed by a College Math Instructor, to learn how to gain the deep understanding needed to solve even the most tricky exam problems.

September 20th, 11:30-12:20Bennett Library, SFU Burnaby, Room 73018888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6More Information

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Local Women in Science

2016 is the Wikipedia Year of Science, and female scientists are poorly represented on Wikipedia. Join members of the the SFU, UBC and BCIT communities as we create and improve Wikipedia articles about our local women in science. All are welcome, from complete newbies to experienced editors.

September 21st, 10-2 Drop inBennett Library, SFU Burnaby, Room 30088888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6More Information

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

The theme is local women in science, and our plan is to create entries for some of the notable scientists at BCIT. A special treat will be handed out for participation.

Sept. 21st, 1-3 p.mBCIT library, Burnaby Campus3700 Willingdon Avenue Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2More information

Energy OASIS—BCIT’s SMART MicroGrid Tour

Take a guided tour of BCIT’s SMART Microgrid project in the P7 parking lot.

Sept. 21st, 1:30-2 p.mBCIT library, Burnaby Campus3700 Willingdon Avenue Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2More information

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Attention Engineering Students & Faculty! Find all the information you need—IEEE standards, articles, conference proceedings—in less time. Michael Shapiro from IEEE will be here to demo advanced use of the IEEE Explore Digital Library. Light refreshments will be provided.

Sept. 21st, 2:30-3:30 p.mBCIT library, Burnaby Campus3700 Willingdon Avenue Burnaby, British Columbia V5G 3H2More information

IEEE Lunch

Want to find the information you need in less time? On the hunt for IEEE standards? Want to join the IEEE student branch? Want to eat free pizza? Join us for lunch and find out what IEEE has to offer!

September 23rd, 11:30-1Bennett Library, SFU Burnaby, Room 70108888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6More Information

Let’s Talk Science presents: The Science of the Human Body

Featuring demonstrations and hands-on activities on the intricacies of how the human body works. Activities are especially designed for families with young children, but all ages are most welcome

September 24th, 2-6 p.mShrum Science K Building 450 A Science Rd, Burnaby, BC, V5AMore information

Open House Tours of the Environmental Medicine and Physiology Unit

The EMPU unit is the only civiilan hyper/hypobaric facility in Canada. It is capable of pressurizing, or “diving,” to 305 meters of sea water as well as drawing a vacuum, or “flying” the unity to 33.5km Above Sea Level (ASL), which is equivalent to the atmospheric pressure on Mars.

September 24th, 2-6 p.mSFU EMPU lab450 A Science Rd, Burnaby, BC, V5AMore information

Open House Tour of the Trottier Observatory and Science Courtyard

Learn about the universe, gaze at the stars and enjoy a special tour of the flagship facility in SFU’s science outreach

September 24th, 7-11 p.mSFU Trottier Obsevatory643 A Science Rd, Burnaby, BC, V5AMore information

Chilliwack

Fire and Ice Show

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientists! Foggy dry ice storms, giant beach balls floating in the air and even a special Mad Science “burp” potion will amaze children as they learn about chemical reactions, air pressure and the states of matter.This is a ticketed event. You can pick up your FREE tickets at the Sardis Library starting a week before the event.

September 24th, 2-2:45 p.mSardis Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries5819 Tyson Road, Chilliwack, BC, V2R 3R6More information

Port Coquitlam

Cardboard Challenge: Things That Go!

Calling all creative kids! Looking for something fun to do on Pro-D-Day? Make something that goes…completely out of cardboard! Prizes will be awarded! Snacks will be on hand! You bring the creative spirit. All are welcome!

September 23rd, 1-3 p.mTerry Fox Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries2470 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 3B1More information

Delta

Science Themed Storytime

Introduce preschool kids to the love of books and language with this Science Themed Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

September 20th, 10:30-11 a.mGeorge Mackie Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries8440 112 St. Delta, BC, V4C 4W9More information

The Great Airplane Contest

Celebrate Science Literacy Week with a little aerodynamic fun! Come to the library to learn what makes planes fly and be prepared to test your paper airplane making skills!

September 21st, 3:30-4:30 p.mLadner Pioneer Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library4683 51 Street, Delta, BC, V4K 2V8More information

Lego Club

Love LEGO? We provide the LEGO, you bring your imagination! Come play, create, and experiment. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

September 22nd, 3:30-4:30 p.mGeorge Mackie Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries8440 112 St. Delta, BC, V4C 4W9More information

Science Themed Storytime

Introduce preschool kids to the love of books and language with this Science Themed Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

September 23rd, 10:30-11 a.mGeorge Mackie Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries8440 112 St. Delta, BC, V4C 4W9More information

Lego Club

Love LEGO? We provide the LEGO, you provide the imagination! Come, play, create and experiment. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

September 23rd, 3:30-4:30 p.mLadner Pioneer Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library4683 51 Street, Delta, BC, V4K 2V8More information

Raspberry PI Workshop

Adults, have you heard about the Raspberry Pi micro-computer, and want to know if it’s for you? Or maybe you have one already but you’re not sure how to get started? Sign up for this free workshop and find out: What the Raspberry Pi is and what it can do for you -What you’ll need to get started -How to get a new Pi up and running -A little bit about Linux, the free and open-source OS – What can the Pi do that other computers can’t -Some cool project ideas

September 24th, 11:30-1:30 p.mGeorge Mackie Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries8440 112 St. Delta, BC, V4C 4W9More information

Hope

Little Reader’s Theatre Goes to Science Camp

Preschoolers, parents and caregivers join us for Science Week fun! We’ll read some science-related stories, do a real science experiment, sing some songs. And, if there’s one thing Krackle loves more than poetry, it’s science!

September 21st, 9:30-10:15 a.mHope Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library1005 6th Avenue, Hope, BC, V0X 1L4More information

Kelowna

Tour of the Universe

Join the Okanagan RASC in this exciting talk starting at out water covered planet and crossing the universe while stopping to delve deeper into many other celestial objects. If weather permits, prepare for some solar astronomy

September 18th, 1-3 p.mMission Creek Regional ParkKelowna, BC, V1W 4H4More information

Science film showcase

Throughout the week, UBC Okanagan will be playing popular science films from their collection – featuring films such as Bill Nye’s Wetlands and Genetically Modified Foods, as well as The Blue Planet: Seas of Life. Also on display will be books available to borrow that further explore the topics covered in the films.

September 19th-23rd, all dayUBC Okanagan Library3287 University Way, Kelowna, BC, V1V 1V7More information

Langley

Science Themed Storytime

Today’s storytime has a twist: science! Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

September 22nd, 10:30-11 a.mCity of Langley Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library20045 40 Avenue, Langley, BC, V3A 1N6More information

Gross out Science

Prepare to get slimed at the library. Come and make a fun science themed project. All supplies provided.

September 22nd, 3:30-4:30 p.mCity of Langley Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library20045 40 Avenue, Langley, BC, V3A 1N6More information

Maple Ridge

The Great Egg Drop

In honor of Science Literacy Week, we challenge you to put your scientific engineering skills to the test. Create a container to protect an egg for a 25 foot drop, and then test your invention in the foyer of the library! All materials supplied. For kids in Grades 3 to 7. Register beginning September 1.

September 21st, 3-4:30 p.mMaple Ridge Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries22470 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 7X7More information

RASC Vancouver Star Party

Please come and join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Vancouver Centre for a night of cosmic viewing. We will be doing some deep sky viewing as well as getting some images of the planets. Please come prepared for a cool night even if the day is hot. Also be prepared for mosquitoes. To safeguard the optics of our telescopes, please apply any insect repellent while in the parking lot. Help us preserve our night vision by bringing red flashlights and not using flash for photos.

September 24th, 8-11 p.mSelvey Park27000 106 Ave, Maple RidgeMore information

Mission

STEAM Exhibit

Stop by the Mission Library and check out our STEAM exhibit. September features zoetropes, a drum shaped optical toy that makes a series of drawings appear to move as it spins. Come check out a variety of animations or make your own and watch it move. Everyone welcome.

All September longMission Library, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries33247 2nd, Avenue, Mission, BC, V2V 1J9More information

Mount Revelstoke National Park

Revelstoke evening under the stars

‘Tour of the Universe’ – Join the Okanagan RASC in this exciting talk starting at out water covered planet and crossing the universe while stopping to delve deeper into many other celestial objects. If weather permits, prepare for some lunar viewing with telescopes

September 17th, 7 p.mMount Revelstoke National ParkMore information

New Westminster

SFU Cafe Scientifique

Café Scientifique is a series of informal discussions connecting research to important issues of interest to the community. Enjoy light snacks and refreshments while engaging with cutting-edge, award-winning researchers from Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Faculty of Science. Friday’s topic will be on:Rebirth of curiosity and wonder: how do we achieve this while teaching science at University? with Dr. Ivona Mladenovic. More details here: SFU Cafe Scientifique details

September 23rd, 7-8:30 p.mBoston Pizza1045 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC, V3M 1C4More information

Vancouver

Scavenger Hunt

Celebrate Science Literacy Week with a fun scavenger hunt! Visit the information desk at the central library to pick up your scavenger guide, test your research skills and enter to win a prize!

September 19th-25th, all dayCentral Library, Vancouver Public Library350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1More information

Hands on Biodiversity Activity

Join us every weekday at 10:30 to explore biodiversity specimens and activities from the Education Collection. Topics will change regularly, focusing on local specimens, spectacular organisms, biological concepts, art, and science. Everyone is welcome to get hands-on with our team!

September 20th-23rd, 10:30 a.mBeaty Biodiversity Museum2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4More information

UBC Biodiversity Research Tour

Discover incredible stories, including tales of our founding scientists, exceptional specimens, and fascinating facts with our museum interpreters.

September 20th-23rd, 3 p.mBeaty Biodiversity Museum2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4More information

Hands on Biodiversity Activity

Join us daily at 3:30 to explore biodiversity specimens and activities from the Education Collection. Topics will change regularly, focusing on local specimens, spectacular organisms, biological concepts, art, and science. Everyone is welcome to get hands-on with our team!

September 20th-23rd, 3:30 p.mBeaty Biodiversity Museum2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4More information

Space Odyssey

Join us for out-of-this-world challenges and simulations using iPads and learn how to make an astronaut snack.For ages 9-12. Please contact the branch to register.

September 20th, 3:45-5 p.mOakridge Branch, Vancouver Public Library191-650 41st Avenue W, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 2M9More information

Programming with Raspberry PI Microcomputers

Learn how to code and build software with Raspberry Pi microcomputers. Suitable for beginners. Please contact the branch to register. For ages 9-12.

September 20th, 4-5:30West Point Grey Branch, Vancouver Public Library4480 W 10th avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6R 2H9More information

Et al: The Ultimate Bar Science Night

You like science? You like drinking while sciencing? In Vancouver there are many options to get educated and inspired through science, art, and culture in a casual bar setting outside of universities. There’s Nerd Nite which focuses on nerdy lectures in the Fox Cabaret, Anecdotal Evidence a science based storytelling show, Curiosity Collider which creates events that bring together artists and scientists, as well as Cafe Scientifique the long running series which focuses on one single speaker to engage in discussions while at the bar. September 20th at the Fox Cabaret, all four institutions will team for the ultimate bar science night, Et al. This show is one night only, and not to be missed, and plus it’s Science Literacy Week to boot! Featuring: – Jennifer Gardy: Senior Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control and occasional host of CBC’s The Nature of Things. -Cheryl Wellington: Professor, Neuroscience at the University of British Columbia; Bellydancer. Performer for Neural Constellations – Exploring Connectivity. -Sarah Louadi: Graduate Student, Experimental Medicine at the University of British Columbia; Dancer. Performer for Neural Constellations – Exploring Connectivity. More speakers soon to be announced!

September 20th, 7 p.mFox Cabaret2321 Main Street, Vancouver, BC V5TMore information

Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Local Women in Science

2016 is the Wikipedia Year of Science and we are celebrating Science Literacy Week with a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focused on adding more content to Wikipedia about local women scientists – UBC researchers and alumni. SFU and BCIT Libraries will also be hosting events at their libraries too. Please see the project page for more details about this shared event: Wikipedia Meetup Local Women in Science.

September 21st, 11-3 p.mWoodward Library. UBC2198 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6TMore Information

Electric Bugs

For your next backyard adventure, build your own battery-powered bug. Connect the circuits and watch it glow! Please contact the branch to register. For ages 9-12.

September 21st, 4-5Hastings Branch, Vancouver Public Library2674 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, V5K 1Z6More information

IEEE Lunch and Learn

Calling all computer science and engineering students! Join Michael Shapiro from IEEE to get the most out of IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

September 22nd, 12-1 p.mWoodward Library. UBC2198 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6TMore Information

Science Expo

The Science Expo is an opportunity to see all the amazing science that is happening right here on campus and to learn about organizations in the community too. Featuring: Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Rapid, UBC Library, Open Science Network DIYBio, Engineering Physics and iSCHOOL ASIS&T

September 22nd, 12-3 p.mWoodward Library. UBC2198 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6TMore Information

Space Odyssey

Join us for out-of-this-world challenges and simulations using iPads and learn how to make an astronaut snack.

September 22nd, 3:30-4:30p.mCollingwood Branch, Vancouver Public Library2985 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC, V5R 5J4More information

Beaty Nocturnal

Every month, the museum will stay open late with admission by donation between 5:00-8:30 pm, offering family-friendly activities, including: Raising Big Blue showing at 5:30 pm; Guided Museum Tour at 7 pm; Hands-on activities where you can learn more about specimens in the museum and our current exhibitions

September 22nd, 5-8:30 p.mBeaty Biodiversity Museum2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4More information

Indigenous Science

Indigenous sciences and Western science are both attempts to understand and explain the natural world. What is the relationship between these systems, and how might they work together? Join us as our panel of speakers investigates these ideas in the context of science education and research.

September 22nd, 6:oo-7:30 p.mSFU Harbour Centre, SFU Vancouver515 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3More Information

Beaver Anatomy: Inside and Out

How do a beaver’s insides compare to a human’s? Dissect a deceased beaver to find out and learn about the adaptations of this semiaquatic animal. The workshop leader will guide us through the dissection in hopes of finding clues as to how the beaver lost its life. This workshop takes place in the Pavilion.

September 22nd, 6:30-8:30 p.mStanley Park Pavillion610 Pipeline Rd, Vancouver, BC, V6G 1Z4More information

Electric Bugs

For your next backyard adventure, build your own battery-powered bug. Connect the circuits and watch it glow! Please contact the branch to register. Ages 9-12

September 23rd, 3:30-5 p.mFraserview Branch, Vancouver Public Library1950 Argyle Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5B 2A8More information

Biodiversity Puppet Show

Join us for a journey into two different B.C. ecosystems, and learn how you can help animals and plants that depend on each other, through conservation

September 24th-25th, 10:30-11 a.mBeaty Biodiversity Museum2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4More information

Family Storytime

A program for parents and caregivers with young children. Songs, rhymes and stories are shared. Suitable for children of all ages and abilities to enjoy and learn together.

September 24th, 11-11:30 a.mCentral Library, Vancouver Public Library350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1More information

Space Odyssey

Join us for out-of-this-world challenges and simulations using iPads and learn how to make an astronaut snack. Please contact the branch to register. For ages 9-12.

September 24th, 3-4:30 p.mCentral Library, Vancouver Public Library350 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1More information

RASC Vancouver Star Party

Please come and join members of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada – Vancouver Centre for a night of cosmic viewing. We will be doing some deep sky viewing as well as getting some images of the planets. Please come prepared for a cool night even if the day is hot. Also be prepared for mosquitoes. To safeguard the optics of our telescopes, please apply any insect repellent while in the parking lot. Help us preserve our night vision by bringing red flashlights and not using flash for photos.

Sept. 24th, 8-11 p.mScience World1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7More information

Vernon

Afterschool activity: DNA

Join us as we extract DNA from strawberries and learn about its structure and function

September 20th, 3:30-4:30Okanagan Science Centre2704 Highway 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5More information

Afterschool activity: Acids and Bases

Learn about pH and classify different solutions as acidic or basic using colourful indicators.

September 21st, 3:30-4:30Okanagan Science Centre2704 Highway 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5More information

Afterschool activity: Catapults

Learn the physics behind catapults both big and small.

September 22nd, 3:30-4:30Okanagan Science Centre2704 Highway 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5More information

Afterschool activity: planetarium show

Join resident astronomer Kevin Aschenmeier for a story about our night’s sky.

September 23rd, 3:30-4:30Okanagan Science Centre2704 Highway 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5More information

Saturday Science for Families: Scavenger Hunt

Decode clues to collect all the information around the science centre.

September 24th, 1-2 p.mOkanagan Science Centre2704 Highway 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5More information

Victoria

Science Literacy Week: For the Love of Bugs

Everyone welcome. Celebrate Science Literacy Week with a visit to the Oak Bay Branch from the Victoria Bug Zoo Crew and many buggy friends. Drop by to have your questions answered, and take advantage of photo ops with the bugs (bring your own camera). Drop-in; space is limited. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

September 19th, 1-3 p.mOak Bay Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library1442 Monterey Ave, Victoria, BC, V8S 4W1More information

Science Storytime for Preschoolers

For ages 3-5. Listen to stories and participate in fun activities that teach the scientific concepts behind the stories. Register atgvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins September 6.

September 20th 10:30-11:30 a.mJuan de Fuca Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library1759 Island Hwy, Victoria, BC, V9B 1J1More information

Surprising Science

Mingle with museum staff and community members stationed around the museum galleries. Both natural and human history science will be explored.

September 20th, 1-3 p.mRoyal BC Museum675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2More information

DNA Barcoding Class

In this class you’ll learn how to genetically identify the world around you. The facilities to do so are available to all members and all you need is the know-how! This class is suitable for ages 8 and up with parental supervision, but is also appropriate for adults. http://www.barcodeoflife.org/content/about/what-dna-barcoding The first half hour is a short lecture and is open to everyone, but after that we’ll restrict it to registered students only (except parents/guardians supervising a student who are free to remain without charge.)

September 20th, 6-9 p.mVictoria Makerspace4A, 4476 Markham St, Victoria, BC, V8Z 7X8More information

Science Storytime for Preschoolers

For ages 3-5. Listen to stories and participate in fun activities that teach the scientific concepts behind the stories. Register atgvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins September 6.

September 21st, 10:30-11:30 a.mCentral Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library735 Broughton St, Victoria, BC, V8W 3H2More information

Butterflies and More

This tour will focus on our Entomology collection and the wonderful world of insects.

September 21st, 12-12:30 p.mRoyal BC Museum675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2More information

Mammal Matters

This tour will focus on our vertebrate collection from the small to the mighty.

September 21st, 2-3 p.mRoyal BC Museum675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2More information

Mammoths and other Megafauna: Collections of the Royal BC Museum

New discoveries and new research are beginning to tell a different story about the nature of the Ice Age and its inhabitants in British Columbia. Our mammoth fossils and those of other large mammals have only begun to reveal their secrets.

September 22nd, 7-8:30 p.mRoyal BC Museum675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2More information

Science Storytime for Preschoolers

For ages 3-5. Listen to stories and participate in fun activities that teach the scientific concepts behind the stories. Register atgvpl.ca or call 250-940-GVPL (4875) for more information. Registration begins September 6.

September 23rd, 10:30-11:30 a.mNellie McClung Branch, Greater Victoria Public Library3950 Cedar Hill Rd, Victoria, BC, V8P 3Z9More information

Physics and Astronomy Public Tour

The Physics and Astronomy Department will be offering a daytime tour of our facilities to all members of the public. This means anyone can stop by between 11am and 1pm to visit the largest telescope on any Canadian university campus and to hold a real shooting star that crash landed in Arizona 50,000 years ago! If the sun is out that day, we will be operating solar telescopes on the roof to safely look for sunspots and solar flares! Our team of astronomers and students will be on hand to answer any astronomy related questions including current events and upcoming space missions.

September 24th, 11-1 p.mBob Wright Centre, University of Victoria3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, BC V8P 5C2More Information

Create your first GMO

Genetically modified organisms get a bad rap. But what are they really? In this class you’ll create your own lifeform. We start with a bacteria and introduce DNA from a jellyfish to make fluorescent bacteria! This class is suitable for ages 12 and up with parental supervision, although the class is also appropriate for adults. The first half hour is a short lecture and is open to everyone, but after that we’ll restrict it to registered students only (except parents/guardians supervising a student who are free to remain without charge.)

September 24th, 11-3 p.mVictoria Makerspace4A, 4476 Markham St, Victoria, BC, V8Z 7X8More information

Canadian Science Trivia Night

Join us for a friendly game of trivia and test your knowledge about Canadian Science

Sept. 24th, 4:30 p.m1550’s Pub Style Restauraunt1550 Cedar Hill X RoadMore information

Saturday Summer Star Party Encore at the DAO

The Victoria Centre will be hosting a special Saturday Evening event by popular demand at the DAO, featuring guest speakers, solar and nighttime observing with telescopes provided by RASC-Victoria Centre volunteers, tours of the historic Plaskett telescope, and more! Rain or shine, we will have something for everyone to experience

September 24th, 7:30-11 p.m.Dominion Astrophysical Observatory5071 West Saanich Rd, Victoria, BC, V8R 2C1More information

Kid Science

To be a scientist one must have a curious and open mind—which is perfect for kids. Join us throughout the museum at stations set up to explore scientific discovery through a kid’s eye

September 25th, 1-3 p.mRoyal BC Museum675 Belleville St, Victoria, BC V8W 9W2More information

White Rock

Science Themed Storytime

Introduce preschool kids to the love of books and language with this Science Themed Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

September 21st, 10:30 a.mWhite Rock Library15342 Buena Vista Avenue, White Rock, BC, V4B 1Y7More information

Yale

Water in it’s Different Forms

Do you ever wonder how it gets that way and why it doesn’t always look as it should? Come find out the mystery behind the different forms of water. Program for k-2 school aged children

September 24th, 2:30-3:30 p.mYale Library65050 Albert St, FRASER VALLEY, SUBD. A, BCMore information