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Family Day on the Farm

Note: The Museum will be open on Monday, February 15.
Closed on Tuesday, February 16.

A unique family learning adventure awaits you at the Museum! Explore the sights and sounds of farm life through animals, exhibitions, treasures from the collection, hands-on demonstrations, and delicious foods. How often do you let perfectly edible food go uneaten? Get the whole family to participate in creating a “garbage soup” using up those odds and ends from the veggie crisper, which often go wasted. Bring the idea home and try your own combinations to make comforting, tasty winter soups! Plus, join us in a fun filled family yoga class to stretch your body and mind and get your heart pumping!

Other demonstrations
9:30 a.m. Rabbit Care — Small Animal Barn
10:30 a.m. Groom a Calf — Dairy Barn
11:30 a.m. Meet the Bull and the Cattle Family— Horse and Cattle Barn
12:00 p.m. Butter Making and Tasting— Demonstration Kitchen
2:00 p.m. Not all Pigs are Pink!— Small Animal Barn
3:00 p.m. Story and Craft – English presentation— Learning Centre
3:30 p.m. Story and Craft – French presentation— Learning Centre
4:00 p.m. Afternoon Milking — Dairy Barn

Daily Demonstrations are subject to change without notice.

Special Features:

Learning Centre

Family Yoga Class (1:00 to 1:45 p.m.)

Visitors of all ages are invited to join a family yoga class and learn about its many benefits. Yoga increases flexibility, helps develop physical strength as well as improves concentration and relaxation. Learn to stretch your body and mind as we practice fun and engaging poses during this lively family yoga class. Mats will be provided. Please note: space is limited.

Scavenger Hunt (ongoing)

Visitors are invited to answer 10 questions posted in the Museum’s buildings. Each question is about animal families that live on a farm as well as in the animal kingdom. Fill in the right answer to each question and receive a prize at the Museum’s admission booth.

Dairy Barn – Classroom (small classroom – ongoing activity)

Fun Family Day colouring sheets will be available.

Museum site map:

Find your way around the farm with this colourful, easy-to-read map (pdf).

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