Category Archives: Earth Day Celebrations

FOUP-CAOB Earth Day Celebration @ Uplands Park (Sunday, April 22nd, 2012)

Planning is now underway for the 2012 Earth Day Celebration at Uplands Park.

This event is co-hosted by the Friends of Uplands Park (FOUP) and the Community Association of Oak Bay (CAOB).

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012
Time: Noon – 3:00pm
Location: Upland Park, at entrance to Cattle Point

Event Activities:

  • Family Picnic,
  • Bubbles, juggling, face painting,
  • Music by Ron Carter and the Bald Eagle,
  • Guided Nature Walks through Uplands Park and Cattle Point (Birds and Garry Oak Meadow plants)
  • Other activities? We encourage ideas.

Volunteers welcome: If you would like to participate in the planning, or have a great idea for an activity, please contact Margaret Lidkea (mlidkea @ or Kathleen Matthews (kathleenmatt @, Co-Chairs of the Friends of Uplands Park.

Happy New Year – 2012

The Friends of Uplands Park looks forward to many new initiatives in 2012:

More information will be posted here as details and plans evolve.

To all our Friends of Uplands Park: A Wonderful and Happy New 2012 Year.