Join TBGKids on the first Saturday of the month for hands-on, interactive programs about Toronto’s amazing urban wildlife.
Programs are open to all ages, and are recommended for children ages 5 and up. The family price covers a group of four people with a maximum of two adults.
City Critters: The Buzz on Bees
What could be sweeter than honey made by TBG bees after they visit TBG blooms? Meet our honey bees, do the TBG bee waggle dance, build a solitary bee home and taste test honey.
Saturday, June 4, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
[TG16CITY5] Family: TBG Members $16, Public: $30; Individual: TBG Members $5, Public $10
City Critters: Flutter By, Butterflies
This time of year is great for watching butterflies, including monarchs that are preparing for their epic migration to Mexico. Bring your family to learn about the pollination power of butterflies, to search for them in the garden and to harvest milkweed seed for your own yard.
Saturday, September 10, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
[TG16CITY6] Family: TBG Members $16, Public: $30; Individual: TBG Members $5, Public $10
City Critters: Bat Hike
Join TBGKids for a bat hike after dark! Toronto is home to a number of bats who come out just after dusk to catch insects.
Saturday, October 1, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
[TG16CITY7] Family: TBG Members $16, Public: $30; Individual: TBG Members $5, Public $10
City Critters: Owl Prowl
Who-hoo-hoo calls the Wilket Creek ravine home? Join TBGKids for a fun, night-time event. Families will learn about amazing owl adaptations, practise owl calls and listen for owls on a hike.
Saturday, February 6, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
CANCELLED: City Critters: Toronto Raptors
Forget passing and dunking, how about swooping and hunting? Get to know the real raptors – Toronto’s birds of prey. Learn about the diversity and agility of these amazing predators, play predator-prey games and go on a raptor-spotting hike.
Saturday, March 5, 10 to 11:30 a.m.