Uplands Park Camas Day Celebration & Victoria Native Plant Garden Tour

Friends of Uplands Park is hosting its annual Camas Day Celebration and at the same time partnering with the Victoria Native Plant Garden Tour on Sunday May 4 from 1 to 4 pm in the grassy field at the entrance to Cattle Point on Beach Drive. Oak Bay Parks has a nice web page announcing this event at https://www.oakbay.ca/parks-recreation/events/calendar/camas-day-annual-native-plant-garden-tour

 PDF of 2014 Camas Day NPG Poster

2014 Camas Day NPG Poster -1We also need volunteers to help with organizing activities, putting up and taking down 8 tents, tables, signs and activity materials  and helping with running activities:
*dressing up as Garry Oakley
*face painting
*bubbles, sidewalk chalk, colouring/drawing with crayons etc
*parachute games
*making leaf prints with acrylic paint on fabric & hanging them up
*Un-nature Trail
*Making displays:  including one of native plants and another of invasive plants…include brochures
On the grass: *dancing *juggling *sketching, painting, & other inspirational activities!
*looking after invasive removal tools & getting people to sign up how many hours
*showing people some of the invasive plants and why they need to be removed
*removing invasive ivy and helping people do it the right GOERT way
*showing people how to make ivy crowns
*helping at the Information Table:
Poster for Garden Tour 2014Also volunteers to help with the Native Plant Garden Tours around Uplands  Park
*giving out information for the NPG Tours
*organizing people for the next tour
*looking after tea and goodies & donations
*enrolling people as friends
*talking to people as a native plant expert to talk about how the plants would grow in a garden


Baking or other snacks & drinks also appreciated: To go with the Silk Road Tea and to encourage donations to FOUP.
Please contact Margaret Lidkea, mlidkea@shaw.ca or Kathleen Matthews, kathleenmatt@gmail as soon as you can.

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