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All Things Green

Green Living and Gardening

Get ready for all things green with gardening, nature and eco-friendly programs. 

Earth Rangers Club

Ages: 6-12 / Zoom, Register here. 
Join our Earth Rangers Club to learn how you can protect animals and their habitats. Then, take part in our first group mission!
Apr. 24 / 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m

Organic Lawn Care & Gardening

Ages: Adults / Zoom, Register here. 
Nourish your yard organically! Join us for a presentation and Q&A with the York Region Environmental Alliance to discover strategies for practicing toxin-free lawn care and naturalizing your garden.
May 1 / 1-2 p.m.

Flower Gardening Basics

Ages: Adults / Zoom, Register here. 
In this workshop on cut flower gardening with farmer florist Clare Ambraska, you’ll learn about floral design and create your own arrangement. A list of supplies needed will be emailed to those who register. 
May 1 / 3-4 p.m.

Crafty Kids: Garden Crafts

Ages: Family / Facebook Live. Register for a kit here.
Craft your own garden accessories. Tune in for a tutorial on snapping dragonflies, blooming flowers, and twirling ladybugs! Facebook Live. 
May 1 / 2-2:15 p.m.

Making Green Choices

Ages: Adults / Zoom, Register here. 
Interested in reducing your carbon footprint but don’t know where to start? From paper and cleaning supplies to batteries and clothing, this workshop presented by the York Region Environmental Alliance will show you how to green your choices.
May 10 / 2-3 p.m.

Composting with Worms

Ages: Adults / Zoom, Register here.
Join York Region Food Network for a workshop on vermicomposting! Discover the benefits of composting with worms and learn how to set up your own vermicompost system. Plus, learn maintenance tips and strategies to troubleshoot common problems.
Jun. 9 / 2-3 p.m.

Create Eco-Friendly Games

Ages: 6-8 / Facebook Live
Calling all gamers! Tune in to learn how you can make your own games using recyclables. To participate in this program from home, you’ll need: cardboard, paper, paper towel rolls, glue, scissors and anything else you find to create your own awesome game!
Jun. 12 / 2-2:15 p.m.

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Ages: Family / Facebook Live
I spy with my little eye something that is... right outside! Challenge your family to find all the items in our nature-themed scavenger hunt.
Jun. 26 / 1-1:15 p.m