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Smithsonian’s A Community of Gardens

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The Lafayette Community Garden and Outdoor Learning Center is proud to be featured on a Smithsonian Website called A Community of Gardens.  Check out the website and the other gardens on it.  And thanks to Susan Dannensfelser for working with the good folks at the Smithsonian.

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2013 Harvest Celebration – Schedule

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2013 Harvest Celebration

October 20, 2013  Noon to 3pm

Schedule of Events

NOON   WELCOME

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PICNIC AREA: ONGOING CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES

12:-00 – 2:15

Vegetable Prints/ Fragrant Sachets/ Plant Starts from Seeds/

Corn Husk Dolls/ Scavenger Hunt

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GARDEN ENTRANCE : MUSIC AND RAFFLE

12:30 -1pm    Gary Peare, Ukelele Instructor, Lamorinda Music

1:30 – 2pm    The Second Calling, Folk, Americana, Bluegrass Music

2:15 pm         Raffle Drawing  You don’t need to be present to win

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FRONT GATE: GARDEN and NATURE TRAIL TOURS

12:15   1:00.  1:45

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WEST END EDUCATION AREA: WORKSHOPS
12:15 – 1:00   Scarecrow Building with Sharon Anduri

1:00 – 1:30    Worm Composting with Lori Caldwell

1:45 – 2:15     Solar Cooking with Rennie Archibald

2:30 – 3:00     Drumming Circle

 

New Rainy Season Hours

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The new hours for the community garden are:

Saturday        – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

For you viewing pleasure, check out these two photos of one of newest additions.  Thank you Susan Dannenfelser and Kirk Beck!

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New Hours!

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We now have new garden hours for members.

Tuesday 2-7

Thursday 9-11

Saturday 8-2

Lafayette Community Garden – August 23, 2012

Lafayette Today

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Hope you didn’t miss the August Issue of Lafayette Today. Fran Miller has a great article about why the garden is every bit as much about community as it is about gardening and education.  Check it out!

The new gate at Lafayette Community Garden