Marine Mammal Research, with Subtidal Adventures

Thursday March 22, 2018 : 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Subtidal Adventures, 1950 Peninsula Rd, Ucluelet

Join a local marine researcher for a fun-filled research trip by zodiac boat in Barkley Sound. Long-time whale watching company Subtidal Adventures introduces you to local marine mammals and involve you in identifying individual whales and their habits.  2.5 – 3 hour tour length. Adults $109.00, Children 4-12 years $89.00. Advanced booking required for this very popular event. (Please note: rate change, rates in guide were incorrect)
Contact Subtidal Adventures directly for reservations. Partnered event: 25% of proceeds go to support the Whale festival.  Phone 1-877-444-1134 or email  info@subtidaladventures.com

Interpretive Talks
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wilderness & Wildlife Daytrips by Boat

Beach Seine Interactive Specimen Collecting!

Terrace Beach - Time TBA

 

Join Ucluelet Aquarium curator Laura Griffin-Cochrane for an in-her-shoes actual Aquarium-bound specimen collection from Terrace Beach. Oh! The life in our own backyard! A net, chest waders, some biologist friends, and you. Laura will be joined by Ucluelet Aquarium staff for some seining fun. All ages welcome and boots recommended. Brought to you by the Ucluelet Aquarium Society.  

Pets MUST be on a leash.

Refreshments provided by Terrace Beach Resort, Ucluelet B.C 
Button event – no Admission. Buttons Button Event will be available for purchase 

 

Button Event
Interpretive Talks
Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures

Maritime KIDS’ DAY - featuring: Bobs & LoLo

Thursday March 22, 2018 : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ucluelet Community Centre, 500 Matterson Dr, Ucluelet

 

Thank you to Jamie’s Whaling Station & Adventure Centre for sponsoring

Join us for an all-out afternoon of fun, art, science, and music. Activities for all ages! Featuring Bobs & Lolo. There are also games, arts & crafts, face painting and so much to do we have to host this event in each town!  Parks Canada, The Rainforest Education Society, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ocean Networks and the Four Frames photo booth are some of the participants.
Button event – no Admission. Buttons Button Event will be available for purchase

Bobs and Lolo!  Perform at 2:45 pm

            Bobs & LoLo are four-time JUNO nominated singer-songwriters and stars of the upbeat, musical preschool series - Sing, Dance and Play with Bobs &LoLo (Treehouse TV/Nick Jr Canada) and Action Packed (Telus Optik TV). Recently named Canada's Favourite Kids' Entertainer in a nationwide poll by CBC Music, this dynamic duo is dedicated to connecting children to nature with music, movement and make-believe. Their energetic live performances are guaranteed to have kids on their feet, dancing along and entire families singing their favourite songs!

 

 

Arts & Culture
Button Event
Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Performers/Live Music/Entertainment

ARTSPLASH! - Annual ART SHOW- Artist in Action

Thursday March 22, 2018 : 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Black Rock Ocean Front Resort, 596 Marine Dr., Ucluelet

 

Artist in Action, Crystal Crossman

Crystal Crossman is a visually impaired self-taught artist from Sackville, New Brunswick Canada.  Born in 1976 and raised on the East coast until 1986 when her family then decided to move across the country and found themselves on beautiful Vancouver Island, where for the last 30 years she has called home. Her favourite mediums are coloured pencils and oil paints, and she was selected for this year’s Pacific Rim Whale Festival poster artist. 

“ArtSplash!” is the largest non-juried Annual Art Show on the west coast and once again this year it will be in conjunction with the Whale Festival.  Up to 60 artists will have their work for sale and on selected days Artists in Action will be demonstrating their skills.  This is a fantastic opportunity to see the creative work of regional established and emerging artists.   Admission:  Free – donations appreciated! Daily until the 25th 10am–6pm.

 

Arts & Culture
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wheelchair Accessible

Whale Spotting and Whale Touch Table - Learn to Camp

Thursday March 22, 2018 : 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kwisitis Centre, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Join Parks Canada and learn about grey whales and their migration up the coast. Meet the interpreters on the deck of the Kwisitis Visitor Centre where you can test your cetacean knowledge and maybe even spot a grey whale.

11-3pm, Learn To Camp
Join Parks Canada’s Learn to Camp team to discover and practice some basics of campsite set up. Subjects include campsite planning, safe food storage practices, learning the Leave No Trace principles, wildlife safety and packing tips for front-country camping.

All About Whales
Arts & Culture
Kids/Family Fun
Maritime & Coastal Cultures
Wheelchair Accessible