Events - 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 — 3:00 PM to Sunday, November 18, 2018 — 5:00 PM EST
Amethyst

The London Gem and Mineral Show is back for 2018, and bigger than ever. Join us for three days of gems, minerals, fossils and jewellery, plus tons of activities for the kids.

2018 Show Dates

Friday, Nov 16: 3pm - 9pm

Saturday, Nov 17: 10am - 6pm

Sunday, Nov 18: 10am - 5pm

Friday, September 28, 2018 — 9:30 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT
Ancaster gem show minerals

The show runs from September 28th, 2018 - September 30th, 2018. Join hundreds of other people as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show. With paid admission to the show, receive a ballot to enter the draw. There are school day programs, free seminars, free demonstrations, and free kids' activities.

Friday: 9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Saturday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Sunday: 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Join Peter Russell and Corina McDonald from the University of Waterloo's Earth Sciences Museum for a short walk around Maryhill. Drumlins, eskers, moraines and till! Learn about these and more interesting and useful glacial features. Meet at the Maryhill Heritage Park Community Centre.

Click the following link to register for this event: 

http://calendar.rwlibrary.ca/Default/Detail/2018-08-02-1800-Glacial-Features-of-Maryhill-Walking-Tour
Sunday, May 6, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Rock in the shape of a W

Explore Earth Science in the Waterloo region on this 1.5 hour walk. We will see building stones, fossils, erratics and more. Dress for the weather, and wear your walking shoes!  

Find out more at www.janeswalk.org/canada/waterloo-on/

Friday, May 4, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Rock in the shape of a W

Explore Earth Science in the Waterloo region on this 1.5 hour walk. We will see building stones, fossils, erratics and more. Dress for the weather, and wear your walking shoes!  

Find out more at www.janeswalk.org/canada/waterloo-on/

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Museum hours

Conestoga Rovers Learning Centre (the “Dino pit”) open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

The museum’s main atrium, mining tunnel, Great Lakes fountain and stunning mineral exhibits open all day Monday to Friday and weekends from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Peter Russell Rock Garden (located outdoors) open to the public year round. Self-guided tours are available.

Admission is free! For more information, see Visit Us.

Scavenger hunts for kids ages 6 to 12+