CANONS PARK FUN DAY, SUNDAY 4 AUGUST 2019 Our next fun day promises to be our best yet, with involvement from other Harrow Parks and organisations serving the local community. Watch this space for more information as the year progresses. If you are interested in getting involved with forward planning or helping out on the day, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org (Please note that we do not accept any applications from commercial stallholders.)
CANONS PARK GARDENING CLUB Our lovely George V Memorial Garden is in need of some TLC!! Now that we have no park keeper, the council is only going to be cutting the grass during the year and tidying up the garden as and when it can. We desperately need keen gardeners - with or without experience - to help us return this little oasis of calm at the centre of the park to its former glory. Last year we formed a small but very effective gardening club that meets every other Sunday morning from early spring to late autumn, working from around 10am to 2pm - although everyone is welcome for whatever amount of time they can spare.
The sessions are sociable, fun and very rewarding. So far the group have cleared many of the overgrown flower beds and planted bulbs, bedding and perennial plants. Why not join them and make a real difference to the garden, for everyone to enjoy? All tools and equipment, including gardening gloves, are provided - or you can bring your own if you prefer - and we also provide light refreshments for tea breaks.
The gardening volunteers will start meeting again from March 2019, on Sundays from 10-12 pm (every other Sunday). If you are interested, please e-mail us and we will let you know when we will next meet: email@example.com
BIRD WATCHING WALKS The park is teeming with wildlife, especially birds! There are many varieties to watch out for and everyone is welcome to join the group, whatever their age or experience. Walks take place from 10am to 12pm on the first Sunday of every month except January (walk is on the second Sunday) and in July, August and September when the walks do not take place as the trees are too leafy. Meet at the Donnefield Avenue gates to Canons Park. All welcome! Bring binoculars if you have them and we suggest you wear comfortable shoes. Stay as long as you like and feel free to join the group if you spot them walking through the park.
YOGA AND HEALTH WALKS IN CANONS PARK The three activities below are FREE but donations are very welcome. All proceeds to the Friends of Canons Park to help buy plants and bulbs for the George V Memorial Garden
HEALTH WALKS Join the group for health walks and stretching exercises four times a week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8am – 9am. Meet at the Howberry Road entrance gates.
YOGA - Spring and Summer In the George V Memorial Garden, suitable for beginners and advanced. The season is now finished but the group are meeting indoors during the winter at 8.30am every Saturday at St William of York RC Church, 1 Du Cros Drive, Stanmore HA7 4TJ until further notice.
FRIDAY MORNING Hatha Yoga in Canons Park with Pav. The summer season in the park has now finished. Please watch this space for spring and summer 2019 dates.
Spring Litter Pick: 10am to 12pm Sunday. Next date, to be confirmed, will be in March 2019. Please come and help us to clean up the park and keep it free of litter. We supply all the tools plus gloves and light refreshments to keep you going!
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