All year round, Muskoka Discovery Centre offers programs for youngsters, adults and special interest groups. We have a monthly Speakers Program; day camps for kids; and special events such as a Suffragette High Tea.
April 12, 2017 – Suffragette Tea
Peter’s presentation is sponsored by the Gravenhurst Lions Club.
The event will be held at Muskoka Discovery Centre in the Greavette Room from 2 to 4 PM.
Admission is free.
Peter is a marine ecologist who has seen firsthand the degradation of coral reefs. A Muskokan, he was educated at the University of Toronto where he completed a Masters thesis on a near-extinct race of trout, and at the University of Hawaii, where he learned to pronounce Hawaiian words tolerably well and commenced his lifelong engagement with coral reef fishes. He has been a faculty member at the University of Sydney, Australia, University of New Hampshire, USA, and University of Windsor, Canada, where he remains Professor Emeritus.
May 14, 2017 – Cheryl Cooper talks about her new book, 1812 and the Age of Sail.
The presentation is from 2 to 4 PM at the Discovery Centre in the Greavette Room.
Muskoka novelist Cheryl Cooper explains the hardships and conditions faced by sailors aboard warships. She will explain how the language sailor’s used in 1812 is still in use today. Uncover what inspired Cheryl to write Come Looking for Me and Second Summer of War.
Admission is by donation.