Brantford is inviting residents to join the upcoming Celebrate Fall Series taking place at a variety of city locations this September and October.
Included in this series is the Garden Harvest Experience, Fall Festival with Indigenous Sports and Games, Community Kitchen Experience and Indigenous Cultural Teachings. Limited space is available and registration is required.
“We are thrilled to partner with several community organizations to deliver inclusive programming and to provide an opportunity for new social connections and celebrate fall traditions,” said Stephanie Cooper, Community Development Coordinator for the City of Brantford. “This will be a fun and hands-on approach to learning for residents of all ages.”
Celebrate Fall Series:
The Garden Harvest Experience, in partnership with Equal Ground Community Gardens, will include information about gardening and best harvesting practices to better understand locally grown foods and food seasons. Participants will receive a free set of gardening tools and fresh produce from the garden. This event is open to all ages and takes place on Tuesday, September 20 at the Earl Haig Community Garden, located at 101 Market Street North from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.
At the Fall Festival with Indigenous Sports and Games event,Onkewehonwe Games will lead lacrosse tutorials and provide interactive teachings about traditional Indigenous games and crafts.Families can also enjoy pumpkin painting and seasonal refreshments. This event is for ages 8 and up, and takes place on Saturday, September 24 at Woodman Park Community Centre, located at 491 Grey Street from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.
The Community Kitchen Experience, in partnership with Grand River Community Health Centre,is led by a Registered Dietician who will speak about seasonal produce and how to better enjoy cooking. There will be a chance to create and taste new recipes. This event is open to adults and takes place on Thursday, September 29 at Grand River Community Health Centre, located at 363 Colborne Street from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.
Indigenous Cultural Teachings is a pop-up program that will take place on Saturday, October 22 and will provide residents an opportunity to connect and celebrate local Indigenous cultural traditions in an inclusive atmosphere. This event, led by Woodland Cultural Centre, will include interactive learning experiences and end with a round-dance. It is open to all ages and will be held at Woodman Park Community Centre, located at 491 Grey Street from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Space is limited and registration is required.
This opportunity is limited to residents of the City of Brantford. Space is limited and registration is required. Please send your name and number of participants (including their ages) to firstname.lastname@example.org to register for free.