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Bees Please Parade

Time: April 15, 2012 from 12:30pm to 4pm
Location: Kits near 6th & Trafalgar RSVP for address
Website or Map: http://trafifth.wordpress.com
Phone: 604-617-0142
Event Neighbourhood and Type: kitsilano, family, ecoarts, potluck
Organized By: Mary Bennett
Latest Activity: Apr 13, 2012

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Event Description

Bees Please Parade in Kitsilano – from 5th and Trafalgar to 5th and Cypress and back again

April 15, 2012 – 12:30 – 4pm

Contact: Mary Bennett maryinvancouver@gmail.com or 604-617-0142 for details

Meet at Mary’s place – (corner of 5th & Trafalgar –please RSVP so we know numbers)

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https://www.facebook.com/events/160930800694570/

Breaking news! GoGo Bonkers, a kids band who sing about environmental issues, will be at our Bees Please Parade. They’ll serenade us while we eat our lunch before heading out for our Bee Parade. Here  is a link to their music on CBC:

http://music.cbc.ca/#/artists/Gogo-Bonkers

I’ve started an event on vancouverunitarians.ning.com and will be publicizing in other places too.

Schedule

12:30-1:30 – arriving at Mary Bennetts place (5th & Trafalgar); eating potluck sandwiches and juice (i.e. simple lunch)

1:30-2pm – finish off bee houses and signs and then

2pm – walk to 6th & Trafalgar circle garden– install signs and houses and then

2:30 – walk to 6th & Yew and check out Bees Please I – and the bees – there should be some by then. A nod to the Kids Neighbourhood Small Grant Program – Chloe was able to enhance her garden with signage thanks to a grant.

3:00 – go to community garden at 5th and Cypress and hopefully meet with the folks who made a bee gate and bee hive through another Kitsilano neighbourhood small grant.

3:30 – return back to "Trafifth"

Have some cookies and more drinks in a leisurely manner.

4pm – saying farewell to the bees and each other.

 THANK YOU TO KITSILANO NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSE AND VANCOUVER FOUNDATION FOR A NEIGHBOURHOOD SMALL GRANT – which provides funds for musicians honorarium, bee plants and signs and some refreshments.

PS – This is the 3rd Sunday of the month April 15, so I’ll also be hosting a Kits Village vegan soup dinner at 5:30pm and going to Cric! Crac! Storytelling for 7pm at 2nd and Larch.

 

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Comment by Village Vancouver on April 13, 2012 at 10:29pm

This is going to be a lot of fun!

Comment by Mary Bennett on April 13, 2012 at 8:55pm

Ross is bringing the Seed Library for 12:30-2pm if you want to "borrow" some seeds.

Comment by Mary Gavan on April 3, 2012 at 8:53pm

Will bee delightful.  Sorry to miss but that day is part of our Epic Storytelling Week end of Norse Myths in North Vancouver.  Kindly, Mary

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