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Wild Family Nature Club: July 16 from 10:00-11:30

Join us for games and a hike on Mount Royal as we learn about urban predators, prey and the habitats they live in. Meet outside the chalet at Beaver Lake at 10:00 sharp. Best for children aged 5-10 years. Find out more and register  here. Please note: no registration by phone. See more Family Nature Club activities here.

CWF Family Nature Clubs


cancelled: July 24,  16h-20h

New date: August 21, 2016

Stones and Beer Bike Tour

Exciting bike trip exploring local history, fossils and rocks, architecture, secret spots and building stones. Tour starts with ancient fossils at the Redpath Museum and travels west along Sherbrooke St with stops at the Grand Séminaire, Leonard Cohen’s boyhood hom and finales with a beer tasting at McAuslan Brewery. Includes the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell, 5 microbrews (or juice), fresh market bread, fruit and cheese.  Cyclists only, reservation necessary. $20 adults, $10 senior/student, $25/Family. RSVP: 514-398-4094.What Building Stones Tell: A Walking Tour Focussing on the Fossils, Rocks and Minerals of Montreal Buildings

October 30, 11h-12h

Fossils and Foundations guided walking tour

A walking tour of the fossils, minerals and secret spots found in the walls of some of downtown Montreal's proudest institutions. The tour starts at the Redpath Museum and returns along Sherbrooke Street west from the Beaux Arts Museum. All ages welcome. In english. Reservation necessary. $12 adult regular, $7 senior/student/child.  Includes a copy of the popular booklet What Building Stones Tell.  RSVP: 514-398-4094.