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South Van Strawberry Social!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our South Van Strawberry Social yesterday! It was an amazing success!

We had an estimated:

– 300 people attend

– 64 pints of strawberries, 200 sponge cakes, and loads of whipped cream given out

– 23 volunteers helped out

– 6 piece jazz band, Hot Water Ensemble, was a big hit!

– New Kid on the Glock impressed everyone with her glockenspiel skills

– 6 craft vendors were amazing!

– many people toured our Douglas Fir Teaching garden

– over one hundred pencils were made in Joshua Ralph’s eco-art workshop

– Free the Fern fundraised $755 through our Art fundraiser and donations. This money will be used to buy native plants for the Champlain Heights Trail system.

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Stay tuned for our next big event in the fall: Grow Wild! Planting & Art Weekend, Oct 22-23. We also will be planning a winter lantern festival, Light up the Night in Champlain Heights!, on Dec 18. Look forward to seeing many in our community come together again!