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IN PERSON Dads & Kids with the Museum
IN PERSON Dads & Kids with the Museum

Thu, Mar 23



IN PERSON Dads & Kids with the Museum

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Time & Location

Mar 23, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Goderich, 110 North St, Goderich, ON N7A 2T8, Canada

About the Event

Last Thursday of the Month

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

January 26th(in-person): Bionic Dads! Design your dad or male caregiver as a robot, knight, vehicle or mythical animal through cardboard construction. Using make-do construction kits, cardboard and inspiration from the museum’s collection: dads & kids can work together to make a suit or cool accessories for new & improved dads.

February 23rd (virtual): Collection secrets! Learn how secret codes tell the stories of the museum’s objects. Get a virtual sneak peek of behind-the-scenes storage, including some of the strangest and coolest objects in the museum’s collection not currently on display. See highlights of uniforms from the museum’s collection and see if you can spot what doesn’t belong.

 March 23rd (in-person): Storm on the Great Lakes! A building challenge for you & your dad! Learn about the Great Storm of 1913, then using provided materials, kids will work in a team with their dads to build their own model boat that can withstand a storm. Can you build a boat that floats and stays upright in the wind?

Offered in person and on zoom

Facilitator: Jill Robertson & Huron County Museum Staff

Monthly Registration is required to receive virtual meeting access. Please register the Tuesday before the program starts. 

Please go to to register online.

Calling all Dads/male caregivers and kids! Join us on Zoom or In Person once a month for fun filled themed activities, parent discussions and social time facilitated by Rural Response for Healthy Children and The Huron County Museum. There will be tours of the museum/goal, artifact and exhibit activities, parent/child social time and activities, healthy snacks and games. This is a great virtual/in person event to spend together with your children!

Thanks to a grant from Second Harvest and the Government of Canada, Rural Response is providing $70 gift cards to local restaurants for each adult participant.

Funded by the Government of Ontario

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