Events Calendar

Upcoming Events & Activities

September: Human Body
Join us each weekend in September as we investigate how the human body works. All Activities will take place on the ESSO Skywalk between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 

Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 21: Sensory Science – Learn how we experience the world the way we do. Find out why some people hate the taste of broccoli and how you can touch your nose with your eyes closed.

Thursday, September 25: Space Exploration Symposium

Friday, September 26: Pandas: The Journey Home opens

Saturday, September 27: The Alberta Brain and Cognitive Development Lab -
12:00 to 4:00 p.m. on the ESSO Skywalk

The Alberta Brain and Cognitive Development Lab is a developmental cognitive neuroscience lab in the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta. It is led by researcher Dr. Sandra Wiebe, an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta. They will have their research on display along with lots of activities for guests to take part in.

Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28: Bacteria, Viruses, and Germs, oh my! – What is the difference between bacteria and viruses? How do they spread and make us sick? Join us and find out!


Friday, October 10: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Jack Brink (Royal Alberta Museum) - Re-Imagining Head Smashed In Buffalo Jump

Saturday, October 11: Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure or Archaeology opens

Thursday,October 16: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Gareth Spicer (Turtle Island Cultural Resource Management) - Recent excavations at Walterdale Bridge

Friday, October 17: Lumen: In Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of TELUS World of Science – Edmonton

Friday, October 17 to Saturday, October 26: Jasper Dark Sky Festival

Friday, October 24: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Robin Woywitka (Alberta Culture) - Using LiDAR for archaeology in the oil sands.

Saturday, October 25: Celebration of Innovation

Saturday, October 25: Canadian Spacewalkers Presentation with Bob McDonald

Friday, November 7: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Rob Losey (University of Alberta) - The Archaeology of Dog Domestication

Friday, November 14: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Kisha Supernant (University of Alberta) - Recent archaeological work & GIS technology at the Buffalo Lake metis overwintering site

Friday, November 21: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture:  Myrna Kostash (Author) - The Fur Trade Wars, the Selkirk Settlement and the Battle of Seven Oaks (1811-1816)

Friday, November 28: Diggin' Up The Past Lecture: Katie Biittner (University of Alberta) - Recent archaeological work in Tanzania


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