Lethbridge Environment Week 2018 Events Schedule:

Say No to Plastic Challenge
June 3 to 9

plastic-challenge-2018 Let’s celebrate Environment Week by giving up single-use plastics! Between June 3rd and 9th, say no to plastic straws, bags, coffee cups, water bottles and take-out containers and utensils.

Sign up here.

 

 

Saturday, June 2
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1:00 – 3:00 pm Shoreline Clean Up

Location: Helen Schuler Nature Centre.

Join Environment Lethbridge and the Helen Schuler Nature Centre for a shoreline clean up in the River Valley.

Please bring gloves, a hat, water and good shoes.

 

 

Monday, June 4

sustainable-radio-broadcast10:00 AM  Sustainability in Lethbridge Radio Broadcast

Tune in to Jess FM at 10:00 am to learn more about sustainability in Lethbridge with host Mandy Sandbach of SOULfully Soil and Dill Jopp, Applefest Coordinator.

 

 

communtiy-garden-workshop6:00-8:00 pm Introduction to Community Gardening Tour & Workshop

Location: Cooperwood Community Garden

Learn about what a community garden is and the importance and benefits of community gardening. Then we will take a tour of the Cooperwood Community Garden to see how community gardens are planned and to showcase the work of the amazing volunteers at the Cooperwood Community Garden.  Click here to save your spot.

 

Tuesday, June 5

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4:00-6:00 pm Green Trivia at Green Drinks

Owl Acoustic Lounge 411-3 Ave S, Lethbridge

Environment Lethbridge and the Lethbridge Public Library have teamed up to a host a green trivia night! Have a drink, meet some new people, answer some green trivia questions and win some great prizes! All ages are welcome.

 

 

Tuesday, June 5 – Thursday, June 7

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5th Annual KEPA Summit

Kainai Ecosystem Protection Association is hosting their 5th annual summit.  This year’s theme is Napi’s Land, where they will be discussing connecting traditional ecological knowledge with western science. Each day there will be morning of presentations, and each afternoon the registrants will travel to the field to learn more about the Kainai culture and history.

Register here.

 

 

Thursday, June 7

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6:00 pm DIY Household Cleaner Workshop

Location: Interfaith Food Bank, 103 3 Ave North, Lethbridge

SOULFully Soil and the Interfaith Food Bank are hosting a workshop on making household cleaners. Learn the how to’s, where to’s and tricks for making your own cleaners.

To register, please contact Interfaith Food Bank (403) 320-8779.

 

 

Friday, June 8

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7:00 pm SEED: The Untold Story

Location: Penny Building, 324-5th St S, Lethbridge

Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association and the Centre for Culture and Community are screening the critically acclaimed documentary, SEED: The Untold Story. This film is about the importance of heirloom seeds to the agriculture of the world, focusing on seed keepers and activists from around the world.

Contact Mandy Sandbach at mandysandbachlsla@gmail.com to reserve a seat!

 

 

Saturday, June 9

recycle-round-up-201810:00 am – 2:00 pm Recycling Round-Up

Locations: London Drugs Parking Lot

Bring your difficult to recycle items such as furniture, metal, car seats, electronics and bicycles to London Drugs for their annual recycling round-up.

 

 

nature-play-day-20181:00-4:00 pm Nature Play Day

Location: Henderson Lake Park

Everyone is welcome to attend this special event to experience play-based activities hosted by over 20 local organizations. Families are encouraged to attend to enjoy free activities and be inspired by the simple joys of playing outside! Hosted by the Helen Schuler Nature Centre.

 

 

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12:00-2:00 pm Seed Saving Workshop

Location: École La Vérendrye, 625 21 Street South, Lethbridge

Learn about the how to’s of seed saving with Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association and Melanie Gowland.

Contact Mandy Sandbach at mandysandbachlsla@gmail.com to register.

 

 

eventbrite-bugs-beer-tasting7:00 pm Bugs & Beer Tasting

Location: [Theoretically] Brewing Company, 1263 2 Avenue South, Lethbridge

Curious about alternative protein sources? Join Go Eat Bugs, Environment Lethbridge and [Theoretically] Brewing Company for as we pair different bug recipes with locally-made beer!

Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased here.

 

Sunday, June 10

fix-it-fair-web1:30 – 3:30 pm Fix It Fair
Location: Lethbridge Senior Citizens Organization
Do you have items in need of repair? Bring them to the Fix-it Fair. Watch our website for more details about which items can be repaired.

 

 

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