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Party for the Planet at The Leaf

DATE
April 29, 2023
TIME
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
LOCATION
145 The Leaf Wy, Winnipeg
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Party for the Planet at The Leaf
April 29, 9:00 am-6:30 pm
The Leaf at Assiniboine Park
145 The Leaf Wy

Very Important: The following activities are FREE and take place in public areas of The Leaf that are accessible without paid admission.

Attention nature lovers! 🌿🌸🌳 Join us at The Leaf for a party for the planet in celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month! πŸŒŽπŸŽ‰

We have a fun-filled day of activities planned, including a plant giveaway to kick start your vegetable garden πŸ…πŸŒΆοΈ, workshops on plants, trees, and butterflies πŸ¦‹, crafting your own seeds and learning about vermicomposting πŸ›, and sustainable storytime with drag artists from Sunshine House πŸ“šπŸŒˆ.

Plus, the first 200 visitors to the biomes will receive a gift of plantable seed paper 🌱, and we’ll have live music in the Mediterranean biome in the evening 🎢.

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We’re throwing a party for the planet in celebration of Earth Day and Earth Month! Celebrate your love of nature at The Leaf!

Activity Schedule
The following activities are FREE and take place in public areas of The Leaf that are accessible without paid admission.*

9:00 am
Plant Giveaway
Location: Inside The Leaf

Pick up a tomato or pepper plant to help kick start your vegetable garden!

While quantities last

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Plants, Trees and all Things Green!
Location: Tannis M. Richardson Classroom inside The Leaf

Families will explore the different parts of a tree and learn to distinguish between coniferous and deciduous trees. Take a closer look at tree cookies and explore the inner world of a tree!

A workshop hosted by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Butterfly Mindfulness
Location: Tannis M. Richardson Classroom inside The Leaf

Families are invited to connect to the present moment through mindful movement while learning breathing techniques to bring calm to the mind and body all while learning about the lifecycles of butterflies!

A workshop hosted by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Appearances by Sustainable Superheroes from Heather’s Pretty Parties
Location: Inside The Leaf

11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Magic of Seeds
Location: Tannis M. Richardson Classroom inside The Leaf

Seeds can spread far and wide! Families will craft their own seeds (out of various materials) and test out how they fly in the air.

A workshop hosted by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

11:30 am
Sustainability Tour
Location: Inside The Leaf

Click here to learn more

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Composting with Worms!
Location: Tannis M. Richardson Classroom inside The Leaf

Learn how to start your own vermicomposting bin, see a bin in action, and say hi to the wiggling worms that help turn leftovers into the best gardening compost.

Demonstration hosted by the Green Action Centre

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Sustainable Storytime with Drag Artists from Sunshine House
Location: Tannis M. Richardson Classroom inside The Leaf

Storytime begins every half hour

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The Leaf at Assiniboine Park,145 The Leaf Wy
Winnipeg,ManitobaCanada
Event Details
29 April 2023
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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