June Events

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June 4, 1-4 pm. Coulee Clean Up with Environment Lethbridge. 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.

June 5, 12 pm. Southern Alberta Group for the Environment Annual General Meeting. Streetside Eatery.

June 5, 7 pm Compost Tea Workshop. Earthly Matters, Coaldale AB. Learn how to make your own compost tea. Includes a tour of the Earthly Matters vermiculture facility. Tickets $20 per person.

June 6, 4-6 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.

June 6, 6 pm Introduction to Permaculture. Get started in permaculture with permaculture expert, Kym Chi. Hosted by the Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association. Minimum donation: $25.

June 6, 7:30 pm Getting Started with Solar. 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.

June 6, 6:30 pm Sustainable Gardening Basics Location: Monarch, AB. The how to’s, where to’s, tips and tricks of basic sustainable gardening. Suggested donation: $25

June 7, 7 pm Cuba by Tandem. Join Bikebridge for a Cyclist Soiree as local cyclist Alex Singbiel shares his recent adventure of touring Cuba on a tandem bicycle.

June 8, 5 pm Solar Cooking Demonstration & Tour of Learning Garden. Learn about solar cooking and tour the Lethbridge Interfaith Food Bank’s Learning Garden. Cash or food donations to the Food Bank.

June 8, 7:30 pm Planetary Film Screening. 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.

June 9, 7 pm Bee-Friendly Gardening for Albertans. 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: $10

June 10, 1-4 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.

June 11, 1:00 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.

June 11, 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.

June 11, 7 pm – 9 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.

June 14, 6:30 pm. Build Your Own Garden Beds Using Common Tools. Hosted by Lethbridge Sustainable Living Association.

June 15, 1pm. Annual General Meeting. Oldman Watershed Council.

June 15, 5-8 pm. Weed Pull. Identify & remove invasive plant species from Lethbridge’s Natural areas to help protect our local ecosystem. Hosted by Helen Schuler Nature Centre.

June 15-20. Waterton Wildflower Festival. See Waterton’s spectacular spring wildflowers and take in workshops from local experts.

June 17. 8 am. Waterton Wildflowers Bus Tour. Visit Waterton and take part in the Waterton Wildflower Festival. Hosted by the Galt Museum.

Farmer’s Markets run at Exhibition Park on Saturdays from 8 am-1 pm and downtown on Wednesdays starting July 5 from 10 am-3 pm.

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