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Local Events of Interest

2017

Nature in the City
Every Tuesday from January 17 to February 21, 2017- Held at the London Central Library – Wolf Performance Hall (251 Dundas Street) 7 – 8:30 pm
Free Admission
February 7   Dr. Beth MacDougall-Shackleton  Do birds have posh or cockney accents?
February 14 Prof. Dr. Chris Smart   Save a little love for wetlands!
February 21 Dave Wake                     Magical Meadowlily: A four-season oasis

Sunday, February 12, 2017 – 1:00 pm: Make a “herbivore Dinosaur Garden“. Presented by the Friends of the London Civic Garden Complex, 625 Springbank Drive, London, ON. All supplies provided (7″ diameter pot, soil, edible vegetable & herb seedlings, accessories). Minimum Age: 5 yrs. old and those who are young at heart).  $12.00/ pot.  Pre-Register, please no more than one adult per child.  519-472-3553. http://www.friendslcgc.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=55&Itemid=38

Sunday, February 12, 2017 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm: Valentine’s Day Jazz Brunch at the Royal Botanical Centre, Burlington, Ontario.https://www.rbg.ca/visitorevents?cgid=3&ceid=2030&cerid=0&cdt=12%2f02%2f2017

Gardening in the City
At the London Central Library – Wolf Performance Hall (251 Dundas St.) 7 – 8:30 pm
February 27  Dr. Amy Turnbull  “What’s the Fuss” Heritage, GMO and Heirloom
March 6        Ron Rossini               Can’t Miss Successful Vegetable Gardening

February 12, 2017, 11 – 4 pm: Seedy Sunday, Stratford.  Local Community Food Centre, Stratford.
Entrance by donation

March 2 to 5, 2017 Stratford Garden Festival. “Earthly Delights”Stratford Rotary Complex, 353 McCarthy Rd.
Admission: $9.00. See website for times.  http://www.on.lung.ca/stratfordgardenfestival

March 4, 2017, 10 am to 3 pm. London Middlesex Master Gardeners present Seedy Saturday. Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre, 656 Elizabeth St. London. Admission $5.00.  www.londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com

March 10 to 19, 2017 Canada Blooms. Enercare Centre, Exhibition Grounds, Toronto.  www.canadablooms.com

March 21, 2017The London Middlesex Master Gardeners is offering a basic vegetable gardening class.   It is geared to beginning and intermediate gardeners.  “From Seeds to Your Table” is an eight week course, held on Tuesdays, starting March 21 and ending May 9, 2017, 7 to 9 pm at the London Civic Garden Complex, 625 Springbank Drive.  Early Bird special price is $100.00. After March 1, $125.00.
Registration:  online   or by Mail: include name, address, phone & email address and send a cheque to: London Middlesex Master Gardeners, 625 Springbank Dr. London, ON, N6K 4T1.

March 23 to April 27, 2017 London Middlesex Master Gardeners “Budding Gardeners” Course for children 8 to 10.  Thursdays. 625 Springbank Dr. London ON. www.londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com

April 8, 2017, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Carolinian Canada presents...”Go Wild, Grow Wild ”  “Get Active and Go Green” – Metroland Media Agriplex, Western Fair District, London. www.gowildgrowwild.ca/expo

 

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