British Columbia: TreeFest Coquitlam Sept 21,2008

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  1. NiftyNiall

    NiftyNiall Active Member 10 Years

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    Treefest 2008 will be held on September 21 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Riverview Hospital Grounds located at 2601 Lougheed Highway, in Coquitlam.

    Best of all, the whole thing is FREE!!!​

    Go to the Riverview click-able map to find your way around the site.

    Bring the entire family to this free annual celebration of trees on the Riverview Hospital Lands. The festival site is located at the Henry Esson Young Building, accessible from Lougheed Highway, and has free on-site parking.

    Activities include:

    * Guided tree tours
    * Blackberry tea and shortcake in Finnie's Garden
    * Children's crafts and activities
    * Children's tree walk
    * Community displays
    * Live entertainment, including children's performers
    * Art exhibit and sale
    * Heritage building tour (building exteriors only)
    * Plant sale
    * Community beautification reception
    * Food concession
    * Bonsai demonstration
    * SPARC Radio Museum and Riverview Hospital Historical Museum open for tours

    Treefest is generously supported by:

    ArtsConnect, Accommodation and Real Estate Services, WSI, BC Mental Health Society, Burke Mountain Naturalists, City of Coquitlam, Coquitlam Towing and Storage, EPR Coquitlam, Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam, Meridian RV, Riverview Horticultural Centre Society, Riverview Hospital Historical Society, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation and Westminster Savings Credit Union.
  2. jimmyq

    jimmyq Well-Known Member 10 Years

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    Metro Vancouver, BC, Canada.
    Thanks for the heads up Niall, see you there!

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