From Learning Gardens Lab:
Join us for the Learning Gardens Laboratory Placemaking Celebration on June 1st, from 9:00am-2:00pm! Morning yoga, a guided walk around the property, visioning, hands-on tasks to improve the space and tend to seasonal needs, arts and crafts and a potluck! Come celebrate the beautiful space of Learning Gardens Lab, along with all the many people who make up this wonderful community.
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/620330705044168/
Please see below for a more comprehensive schedule. Feel free to invite anyone and everyone!
Learning Gardens Laboratory
6745 SE 60th Ave, Portland, OR 97206
-A dish to share
-Gardening Gloves (if you have them)
-Clothes you are okay with getting dirty
-Closed toed shoes
This event is associated with City Repairs’ Village Building Convergence. Check out other events happening throughout this week, found here: https://villagebuildingconvergence.com/
LGL Placemaking Schedule
9:00am Placemaking Yoga with Jaime Mathis
- Yoga and song facilitated by Leadership for Sustainability Education graduate student Jaime Mathis
10:00am Observation Walk & Opening Circle
- Guided walk around the Learning Gardens Laboratory and the surrounding neighborhood
- Gather and share observations about the space
- Transition into hands-on tasks!
10:45am Placemaking Activities
- Prepare our new entrance area
- Tend to seasonal needs of the garden
- Co-create welcoming artwork with natural materials recycled from the land
12:45pm Visioning and Closing Circle
- Gather, put intentions into the space, celebrate achievements and rejoice the abundance to come!
1:15pm Potluck, Abundance Table, and Celebration!
- Bring a dish to share and eat in a welcoming community setting!
- Make art!
- Listen to music!
- Celebrate what we are creating together!
Hope to see you there!
Are you looking for an amazing summer camp for your youngster right here in Brentwood-Darlington? Look no further than Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors at our very own Learning Gardens Laboratory! This local nonprofit brings hands-on ecology experiences to area youth in grades K-6th. Click the links above to learn more and register your child today!
From Learning Gardens Lab:
Work Party – Next Weekend!
Please join us for our final work party of the spring season on Saturday, June 2nd, from 10am-1pm.
Work party projects:
- Mulch madness!
- Sprucing up the student beds
- Painting signs
Please bring your own reusable water bottle and a snack to keep you energized.
Our final plant sale of the season will be during the work party on June 2nd, from 10am-1pm.
Plants for sale include:
- Summer squash
- Various flowers
Plants will be for sale inside Greenhouse 5. Cash or check only.
- Saturday, May 12th, 10:00AM-1:00PM
- Saturday, June 2nd, 10:00AM-1:00PM
- Mondays, 9:30AM-12:30PM with Isabelle
- Tuesdays, 9:00AM-12:00PM with Isabelle
- Thursdays, 12:00-3:00PM with Brittnee
- Fridays, 9:00AM-12:00PM with Brittnee