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National Wildlife Week Festival 2019 At Jack Miner’s Bird Sanctuary
April 7 @ 7:30 am - April 13 @ 2:00 pm
In 1947, The Canadian Government declared the week of Jack Miner’s birth, April 10th, 1865 to be National Wildlife Week. Seventy two years later, the Jack Miner Migratory Bird Sanctuary will be celebrating National Wildlife Week and Jack Miner’s 154th birthday with activities for all ages.
Celebrate Jack Miner’s 154th birthday on April 7-13, 2019, at the Jack Miner National Wildlife Week Festival.
Schedule of Events:
Sunday April 7th
Wild Goose Chase 5km FUN Trail Run/Walk
7:30AM registration, 9:00AM race start at Kennedy Woods at The Jack Miner Sanctuary $20.00 early goose registration, $25.00 day of the race, $50.00 family rate
7:30AM-12:00PM Dress Down Sunday Pancake Breakfast in the Jack Miner Centre
11:00AM – 3:00PM Live Raptor display by Kingsport Environmental Falconry Services
1:00-3:00PM Kids Crafts & Story time in the Clubhouse and Museum
Tuesday April 9th
6:30-8:30PM Owl Prowl with Xander Campbell and Jeremy Hatt. Meet at the historic house. Please re-register.
Wednesday April 10th Jack Miner’s 154th Birthday!
12:00-3:00PM Enjoy free cupcakes and refreshments in the historic house Special Drive Thru Art Gallery Announcement
Thursday April 11th
6:30PM “Mouth Piece Storytelling Competition” hosted by author Vanessa Shields brings together local storytellers and audiences to a lively one of a kind storytelling competition. Call to register to tell YOUR wildlife encounter story! Listen to the best “Wildlife” themed stories Kingsville has to offer in the historic Jack Miner House. We will be kicking off the night with some of the best stories from our historic archives. Prizes for the top three best stories! Live music and refreshments. Pass the hat donation.
Friday April 12th
12:00-1:30PM Lunch and Learn: Bring your own lunch or light lunch will be available for a $5.00 donation. Jack Miner in the Era of the “Manly Man” talk by Leslie Pinto, Education and Public Programs Coordinator, B.A. Honours History, B.Ed, M.A, History.
Saturday April 13
8:00AM-2:00PM Sportsmen’s Yard Sale in the Jack Miner Centre Refreshments available.
For more information call (519) 733-4034, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.jackminer.ca