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Thank You, Lafayette Community Foundation!

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A big thank you to the Lafayette Community Foundation, who awarded us a $2,000 grant to put in our ADA parking space!

Lafayette Community Foundation

Lafayette Community Foundation

The Lafayette Community Foundation is a group of Lafayette citizens who seek to preserve and enhance the quality of life in the beautiful City of Lafayette. Board members represent multiple generations and come from many walks of life, but their mutual love of Lafayette brought them together.

Mother’s Day Weekend: Make and Take a Wind Chime Home With or For Mom

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Personalize a wind chime. Collaborate with Mom or celebrate her with some music from the heart..

Wind chimes made to order.

Come celebrate Mother’s Day weekend making musical wind chimes in the garden! Come alone or bring your mother, grandmother, aunt, friend or children!

Wind chimes can be made with an exciting mixture of elements. Google “wind chime images” for many fun and creative ideas. Bring recycled items like old keys and jewelry, drillable kitchen utensils, silverware, and garden knick-knacks. Use your imagination! Susan Dannenfelser, local artist, will have filament, string, drills, other fasteners and materials for you to use.

All ages welcome!

(Adult supervision required for children 10 years & younger)

Register today!

SRO Outdoor Learning Season Opener

By Community Events, Gardening Tips, News & Events, Outdoor Learning Center
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Dudley Braun

The 2015 Outdoor Learning Programming kicked off the year on Sunday with more than 50 members and visitors.  The opening program from our own Dudley Braun offered the basics in constructing raised beds from Redwood.  The follow on program from perennial favorite, Lori Caldwell, offered tips on getting your garden ready for planting.  If you would like to attend one of our Outdoor Learning Events, check out the “Events List” just to the right of this post and check back often for new listings.

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Lori Caldwell

 

 

 

 

Be amazed! Sat., July 12 – 3:30 to 5:00 PM

By Blog, News & Events, Outdoor Learning Center, Wildlife

Doc Jim Hale, wildlife biologist, naturalist and ethnobiologist will bring alive the amazing natural history of the Lamorinda area. Learn what plants thrived here and how they were used by local Native Americans. Find out what animals visit our area while we sleep at night. Doc Hale is an expert on wild, edible plants, the medicinal and cultural use of herbs, and mountain lion ecology in Contra Costa County. Doc’s photos and stories will delight people of all ages. Want proof? Check out this photo from Briones taken on June 19th. Register here.
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