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August 1, 2018 - 13:00 - 15:00
An event every week that begins at 13:00 on Wednesday, repeating until August 22, 2018
Wednesday August 1, August 8, August 15, and August 22 — 1 pm to 3 pm
Ages 8 to 12
Each week History Detectives will tackle a new case and participants will solve a mystery inspired by the history of Billings Estate through artefact study, games, crafts, and more.
Cost: $6.50 per child
Registration is required. You can register for this program using the City of Ottawa’s online registration system. Enter the program barcode in the box labelled “Search for programs by barcode”. Click “Add” and log in to complete registration. If you do not already have an account, click “Create new family account”.
August 1 – The Mystery of the Missing Ice
Ice was a precious commodity before freezers became common household appliances. Ice has gone missing from the icehouse and you’re on the case!
August 8 – The Case of the Lost Lumber
Learn about the lumber industry and use your tree identification skills to help track down the missing lumber.
August 15 – The Big Heist
Decode cryptograms to solve the case of the missing farm equipment.
August 22 – The Case of the Cracked Vase
Who broke the vase? Can you use your artefact-handling skills to repair it?