Lethbridge Environment Week 2017 Events Schedule:

Sunday, June 4


1:00 – 4:00 pm Coulee Clean Up

Oldman River Valley, Meet Up Location: Parking lot off Scenic Drive N at entrance to Softball Valley. See map.

Join Environment Lethbridge for a coulee clean up in the River Valley. Prizes for the most unusual item and the best collector.

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


Monday, June 5

1compost-tea-header7:00 pm Compost Tea Workshop – POSTPONED

Earthly Matters, Coaldale AB

Join the Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association to learn how to make your own compost tea. Includes a tour of the Earthly Matters vermiculture facility.

Tickets $20 per person.


Tuesday, June 6



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

Owl Acoustic Lounge 411-3 Ave S, Lethbridge

Have a drink, meet some new people, answer some green trivia questions, win some great prizes.




6:00 pm Introduction to Permaculture

Location: TBD

Get started in permaculture with permaculture expert, Kym Chi. Hosted by the Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association.

Minimum donation: $25.



7:30 pm Getting Started with Solar – SOLD OUT

Location: Theoretically Brewing. Seating is limited, please pre-register.

Join local solar installers to learn how to have solar panels installed on your home, answer commonly asked questions and learn about incentive programs. Hosted by Environment Lethbridge.

By donation at the door.


Wednesday, June 7

1-sustainable-gardening6:30 pm Sustainable Gardening Basics

Location: Monarch, AB

The how to’s, where to’s, tips and tricks of basic sustainable gardening

Suggested donation: $25


1-cuba7:00 pm
 Cuba by Tandem

Location: Theoretically Brewing. Seating is limited, please pre-register.

Join Bikebridge for a Cyclist Soiree as local cyclist Alex Singbiel shares his recent adventure of touring Cuba on a tandem bicycle.

By donation at the door.



Thursday, June 8

1solar-cooking5:00 pm Solar Cooking Demonstration & Tour of Learning Garden  – POSTPONED

Location: Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank

Learn about solar cooking and tour the Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank’s Learning Garden

Cash or food donations to the Food Bank


1planetary7:30 pm
 Planetary Film Screening

Location: Crossings Branch, Lethbridge Public Library

PLANETARY is a provocative and breathtaking wakeup call, a cross continental, cinematic journey, that explores our cosmic origins and our future as a species. Hosted by Environment Lethbridge.

By donation at the door.



Friday, June 9

1-bee-gardening7:00 pm Bee-Friendly Gardening for Albertans

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

Join southern Alberta Garden expert, Lyndon Penner for a fun and informative exploration of the different kinds of bees that call southern Alberta home and what sort of plants you can put in your gardens to help them! Hosted by Environment Lethbridge.

Tickets available through Eventbrite: $10


Saturday, June 10



10:00 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. Click here for full details.



1nature-play-day1:00-4:00 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.



Sunday, June 11

1-prairie-garden1:00 pm -1:40 pm Garden of Native Prairie Plants Tour

Location: Galt Museum

Join the gardeners who maintain the Garden of Native Plants at the Galt Museum.  Tour the garden and talk to the people who know the merits and pitfalls of the growing the plants native to our coulees.




2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Canadian Garden Days

Location: Helen Schuler Nature Centre

Hosted by the Lethbridge Horticultural Society, enjoy botanical art displays, get advice on native plants, purchase native plants and take a tour of the living roof.





7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Open Garden Tour

Location: 625-18 Street South, Lethbridge

Homeowners Lorne and Cheryl have created a garden with an emphasis on native plants and water conservation.  The garden uses a xeriscape design with both native and non-native perennials and shrubs.  Among the many interesting features of the garden is a unique front lawn of native blue grama grass.




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