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Thursday, 29 May 2014

May 31, 2014 - Free Family Event for Creekside Forest


Free Family Event for Creekside Forest

WHENSaturday, May 31, 2014, 10am – 3pm
WHEREAldergrove Athletic Park under the covered picnic area.
TYPE OF EVENTArts & Entertainment, Awareness
AUDIENCEAll-ages
COSTFree for general admission
CONTACT NAMEJessica Horst
CONTACT EMAILecological-footprint@outlook.com
CONTACT PHONE604 857 8950
DESCRIPTION
This event is to raise awareness about Creekside Forest. a publicly owned urban forest that has been slated to be developed as a sixty-one house subdivision.
This Family Friendly event will run from 10am until 3pm at the Aldergrove Athletic Park under the covered picnic area.
There will be:
- Face Painting, craft and games stations for kids to enjoy
- An information station informing residents of Langley Township about the proposed development into our local forest. Residents will be able to sign a petition opposing the development.
-Harriet the owl will make an appearance for about an hour in the morning. Visitors can have their picture taken with the owl for $5. The money will be donated to Watchers of Langley
Forests.(WOLF)
- Hotdogs and beverages will be served at lunch time for free or by donation
Free Guided Tours of the Forest will be given from the same time by WOLF. The tours start at Creekside Park (28th Ave and 274th St) just by the bridge that crosses Bertrand Creek.