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Articles from: October 2017

Local Events of Interest

2017

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017Lambeth Lions Club 12th Annual Fundraiser.
Cocktails – 5:00 pm (cash bar)
All you can eat Buffet Dinner – 6:00 pm
Entertainment: The Allen Family Reunion (Bluegrass & Country Artists)
Live and Silent Auctions
Tickets: Terry Lane 519-652-8116 or Dale Taylor 519-652-5856
Proceeds to support: Lambeth Lions community projects, Lambeth Lions Memory Box Program at Pediatric Critical Care Unit, Children’s Hospital, Neo Natal INtensive Care Unit, London Health Sciences Centre, Child & Parent Resource Institute.
www.lambethlions.org

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 9 am to 3:30 pmThe London Middlesex Master Gardeners host a technical Update focusing on Native Plants.  Speakers: ‘Native Plant Guilds’ – Ben Porchuk (Ecologist, Carolinian Canada Coalition, Dir.Restorative Native Experiences), ‘Native Trees & Shrubs’ – Kyle Mcloughlin (Climbing & Consulting Arborist, Int’l Society of Arboriculture, Writer), ‘Using Native Plants to Transform Urban Landscape “In the Zone” – Michelle Kanter (Carolinian Canada Coalition – ED, Biologist). Early bird registration by Sept.15 – $50/ After Sept. 14 – $60.
Price includes morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, hot & cold beverages.
Location: 625 Springbank Dr. London, ON. Register online
http://londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com/category/courses/

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1:00 pm – The local William Saunders Rose Society is gearing up to have their AGM in the Carnegie Room of the St. Thomas Public Library, 153 Curtis Street, St. Thomas.
Plenty of parking as it’s right behind City Hall.
SPEAKERS: Anne Walker, will speak about her experiments she has made this year to battle blackspot.  There will be a small interlude for the AGM business, then a power point presentation by Harry McGee “Everything Roses”. Refreshments and book browsing after the meeting.