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Earth Day Festival at Downsview Park

Downsview Park

Sunday, 22 April 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Earth Day Festival at Downsview Park

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Earth Day 2018 Event
Let us know you are coming by signing up. This is the sign up for general activities. Specific workshops require separate tickets.
3h 54m Free  
Invasive species Walk: 11:30-12:30   more info 3h 54m Free  
Invasive species Walk: 2:30-3:30   more info 3h 54m Free  
Garlic Mustard Pesto Making Workshop: 12:30-1:00   more info 3h 54m Free  
Garlic Mustard Pesto Making Workshop: 3:30-4:00   more info 3h 54m Free  
Family Nature Walk 11:00-12:00   more info 3h 54m Free  
Family Nature Walk 1:30-2:30   more info 3h 54m Free  
Family Nature Walk 3:00-4:00   more info 3h 54m Free  
Garlic Mustard Pesto Making Workshop 1:30-2:00   more info 6h 54m Free  

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Earth Day Festival at Downsview Park – Fun for the whole family

Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a yearly tradition tree plantings that has helped us build our urban forest; thousands of trees have been planted by families, groups and organizations which are beautifying the Park and will be enjoyed for generations to come. For our 2018 Earth Day celebration Downsview Park will offer new and different programming, which will include an afternoon of activities, stewardship and education.

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day with a variety of FREE activities for the whole family. All programs run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

Activities:

  • Birds of prey demonstrations (11:30-3:30)
  • Seed ball making
  • Garlic-mustard pesto making (12:30-1:00, 1:30-2:00, 3:30-4:00)
  • Nature Art station 
  • face painting (11:30-3:30)
  • Sing-along by the campfire, complete with marshmallows (11:30-3:30)
  • Family Nature walk (11:00-12:00, 1:30-2:30, 3:00-4:00)
  • Invasive species Walk (11:30-12:30, 2:30-3:30)
  • Stewardship activity: Litter pick-up
  • Stewardship activity: Mulching
  • Self-guided nature walk 
  • Urban Farm Open House, Pop-Up Garden Centre and Plant Sale at Fresh City Farms

Participants may learn more about some of our tenants that are making a positive impact like Fresh City Farms, Toronto Beekeepers Collective, Toronto Wildlife Centre and Toronto Black Farmers and Growers.

We would like to thank everyone who has helped to cultivate trees in our urban forest, and look forward to celebrating Earth Day 2018 with our new programming.

We can’t wait to welcome everyone to Earth Day on Sunday. Just as a reminder, there will not be a tree planting this year. Instead we have planned fun workshops, tours and activities that are filling up fast.

 

If you are travelling via the TTC, we advise that you be aware of subway closures affecting Line 1 this weekend and plan ahead. Please visit the TTC’s website for more information.

 

 

 

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Downsview Park
70 Canuck Avenue
Toronto, ON M3K 2C5
Canada

Sunday, 22 April 2018 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Downsview Park

Downsview Park is located at the centre of the Greater Toronto Area. With its vast site area, it combines an innovative park in an urban setting, offering a diverse range of public activities and programs with new places to live, work and play. Look to Downsview Park for a great place to go year round with events, sports, leisure, and camps. Come discover Downsview Park!

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