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Saturday, May 19th, 2018 5-7am

Update: It looks like there is a 40-60% chance of rain Saturday morning but our Dawn Chorus event is still on!  Please remember to dress for the weather.  If there is a lot of rain, the birds might be a little quiet, but it's always a special experience to be in the park at dawn.  See you tomorrow!  Calling all early birds: flock to High Park at the crack of dawn for a quiet hike to a secluded spot to hear the morning chorus of birdsong as the sun rises. No pre-registration is required for this free event- and there will be coffee!

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Saturday, February 24th OR Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 6-8pm

Join us to learn all about the owls of High Park! We’ll begin this event with an indoor interactive slideshow that will focus on owl adaptations, what they eat, where they live and the different species that can be found in Toronto. 

These events are now SOLD OUT but you can add yourself to the waitlist and we will contact you if more tickets become available.

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Decorate a Tree for the Birds

December 16 OR 17th, 2017 10am-12pm or 1-3pm

Help decorate an evergreen tree in High Park with handmade pine cone bird feeders and edible garlands for the birds. Hike through the woods and discover how birds like cardinals, nuthatches and woodpeckers survive the winter.

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Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Dec. 16th, 2017 8-9:30am

Join the Christmas Bird Count for Kids – a by donation event! You will learn how to use binoculars (please bring your own pair if you have them!), identify birds, and collect data to help with bird conservation efforts.

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Pumpkin Float

October 29, 2017 4–6pm

Come carve a pumpkin and set it afloat with other ghoulish gourds!  Meet at the wading pool in the northwest corner of High Park, just west of the main entrance to High Park at Bloor Street West and High Park Avenue. 

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Halloween Howl

October 27, 2017 6–8pm 

This walk through the woodlands will lead to lots of creepy nature spots to learn the not-so-scary truth about bats, spiders, toads, gnomes and decomposers. Finish off the night by warming up around a campfire. 

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