TELUS Spark Science Centre
OCTOBER 1 - 31

ORANGE CRUSH

Come get spooky with science this October at Spark, as the science centre transforms into a Halloween extravaganza! Come explore the gross side of science with fake blood, dissections, gelatin brain surgery and smashing pumpkins!

  • BEAKERHEAD
  • SEPT 23-25

BEAKERHEAD IS BACK!

Presented by Suncor, Beakerhead is restarting! Featuring Prosthesis, a 14-foot 4000-kilogram human powered racing exoskeleton, Sounds of Science, the Dark Arts Market, Speakers Corner, Beaker Bar, Beaker Eats, the beloved bunnies, a brain computer interface, tentacles, and more. Admission is free.

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  • LAUNCH EVENT
  • SEPT 23 6:30-11:00 PM

BEAKERHEAD KICKOFF

ADMISSION IS FREE - ALL AGES! Beakerhead is kicking off the fun September 23 at Spark with an evening of connection, catalytic conversation and house-hacks. This free evening will leave your brain bubbling and synapses firing like sparklers on a birthday cake.

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  • COMING SOON

Blackfoot Skies: Makoiyohsokoyi

This short dome film is an adaptation of an original Siksikaitsitapi story gifted to the science centre by the late Dan Weasel Moccasin. The stories originated in the Blackfoot language and were told for hundreds of years by the Niitsitapi. Directed and written by Tito Gomez.

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  • In the DIG

Quantum Sandbox

Get immersed in a pixel playground with TELUS Spark Science Centre’s newest digital experience, Quantum Sandbox. Walk into the world of the subatomic and explore an interactive, digital space flooded with colours, lights, sounds and energy. Floor to ceiling visuals, react in real time with your movements. No two visits are the same when science, art, and curiosity intersect!

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  • INDIGENOUS WAYS OF KNOWING SCIENCE

Expand your thinking

Science is traditionally taught and learned from a Western worldview. But there are many ways of knowing and connecting through knowledge and with science.

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  • PIXELARIUS VR ZONE

A VR dream come true!

Spark’s newest virtual reality (VR) adventure, Pixelarius VR, is a family-friendly trip into fantasy worlds. Players will save burning buildings, travel to Mars, take sides in an intergalactic food fight, and so much more!

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  • HIP HOP WELLNESS PROGRAM

Many Nations, One Voice

The Many Nations, One Voice for Wellness program celebrates the voices of traditional Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers, professional scientists, Hip Hop artists and youth leaders, as they come together in a circle to share stories and perspectives on vaccines in the context of health, respect, community, empathy and traditional medicine.

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  • INFINITY DOME

Polaris

James, a traveling penguin from the South Pole, and Vladimir, a funny bear from the North Pole, meet on the ice of the Arctic sea. They become friends, talk about the regions they come form and observe the stars together, wondering why the night is so long at the poles of the Earth.

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  • GIVE SCIENCE

The Gift of a Spark Membership

With galleries, play areas inside and out, live performances, multiple Infinity Dome shows, talks, and monthly events like Spark After Dark, discounts on shopping and dining and FREE parking, membership makes sense!

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  • ALL OF OCTOBER

Orange Crush 2022

Scare, surprise and delight this October at Spark, as the science centre transforms into a Halloween extravaganza! Come explore the gross side of science with fake blood, dissections, gelatin brain surgery and smashing pumpkins!

Orange Crush is at Spark for the entire month of October, costumes are encouraged!

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  • OCTOBER 21, 2022

INDIGENOUS SCIENCE NIGHT

Celebrate and explore the “Fall Harvest" during the next Indigenous Science Night, and experience first-hand, the science behind preparing for the winter months and the ways in which Indigenous people give reciprocity to the land.

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  • SPARK AFTER DARK 18+
  • OCTOBER 14

BON APPÉTIT

Fall in love with the next Adult-Only night as you begin to explore and understand how food has connected humanity through history, and take a deep dive into what the future of farming looks like all while enjoying delicious food, drinks, science and live music!

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  • TIPIS AND TELESCOPES
  • SEPT 23-25

SOLD OUT

Listen to star stories while gazing at the Milky Way under the dark of a new moon, from Indigenous Knowledge Keepers and NASA scientists. Each evening will begin with a Blackfoot, Stoney, Dene, or Cree sweat, open to all, protocols apply. Visitors will be able to get a sneak peak ofBlackfoot Skies: Makoiyosokoi,in one of the portable planetariums on-site

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“Open your minds and hearts to something you may not know.”

- Kori Czuy, Indigenous Engagement Specialist at Spark

Galleries

In the hands of the right storyteller, science is the greatest adventure on Earth.

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Infinity Dome

Surround yourself with an audiovisual treat in one of western Canada’s largest dome theatres.

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Shop & dine

A dash of science with a pinch of wow. Make time for Spark’s award-winning eatery and one-of-a-kind gift shop.

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Science inspired gifts that are out of this world!

Browse through collections of geeky knick knacks, bobs, and gadgets delivered straight to your door. Perfectly suited for the curious!

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