Upcoming Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre

Shows and Activities, October 2016

The BIG Little Science Centre is open year round:

Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Full activity information is on the website calendar.

The Exploration Room is open 10am to 4pm, with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.

Special shows and activities run at the centre: daily July/August and Saturdays in the school year.

All activities are included with the standard entry fee, unless otherwise stated.


Saturday October 8                 The Amazing Magnetism Show at 11am and 1:30pm

This Amazing Magnetism Show is an interactive, fun show that explores magnetism and gives you some magnetic magic tricks to try out at home!


Saturday October 15:              The Forces and Motion Show at 11am and 1:30pm

A force is a push or a pull. Explore the different types of force surrounding us and how they create movement. Be prepared for some surprises & to make things move.


Saturday October 22:              Super Static Electricity Show at 11am and 1:30pm

An interactive, fun show that introduces static electricity, explores how it works and produces static in many ways, including using van de Graaff generators. Is it time for your science centre hair-do?


Saturday, October 29:             GROSS Science for Halloween, all day 10am to 4pm

Catch the Halloween Spirit at the BIG Little Science Centre. Dress up in your Halloween finest and explore Gross Science. Make fake blood, orange gloop to go and try out some frightening sensory touch boxes. Are those really brains and eyeballs that you are holding. Halloween candy and decorations will be on hand. Watch out for surprises!!! Appropriate for children of all ages.


Science Lecture Series at the BIG Little Science Centre

Doors open at 6:30pm, lecture at 7pm. For older children and adults. Refreshments served.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Wildfire Suppression

Robert Atwood, Michael Sullivan, Stuart Richey: Hummingbird Drones

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 

The applications of unmanned aerial vehicle (drones) implementation in wildfire suppression operations.

 FREE ENTRY, Everyone is invited to attend.

The Centre is wheelchair accessible.

at the BIG Little Science Centre, 655 Holt Street, 250-554-2572


BIG Little Science Centre is a not-for-profit, registered charity,

dedicated to creating a passion for science.

655 Holt Street, in Happyvale School, 250-554-2572

Contact Susan Hammond, Assistant Operator, for more information: susan@blscs.org

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