Shows and Activities at the BIG Little Science Centre

The BIG Little Science Centre is open year round:IMGP0893

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.

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

Week of August 23 to 27:       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.

Week of August 30 to September 3:       Super Static Electricity Show, at 11am & 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 September 10:         Awesome Air Pressure Show, at 11am & 1:30pm

Air is a force of nature that demands respect; join us for this interactive show to learn why. Watch out for falling water.

Saturday September 17:         BIG Little Science Centre’s Travel Booth

Children’s Arts Festival in Riverside Park, 10am to 4pm

Saturday September 17, and Tuesday September 20 to 24, 10am to 4pm

 LEGO! Construction Days:  Megablox, MagNext, more!

All day long amazing building materials will be out for creative constructions.

Saturday September 24:         Motion Make and Take Days, 10am to 4pm

Using provided designs and materials, make your own rockets, cars and more. Use balloons to make them move and take them home to show your friends. Or design your own!

Sunday September 25:           BIG Little Science Centre’s Travel Booth

 World Rivers Day in Riverside Park, from 10 to 4    

Explore the world of pond water using microscopes, hand lenses and all of your senses.

Discover what the water contains and how it supports an ecosystem of many amazing animals.

Saturday October 1:                Sound and Waves Show at 1:30pm

Discover good vibrations all around us and how they make the sounds we hear, and those we can’t hear. Use different instruments, and we do mean DIFFERENT, to make some joyous sounds of your own.

BIG Little Science Centre: a not-for-profit, registered charity, dedicated to creating a passion for science.

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