Friday, 24 June 2011

Scarborough Deanery Environment Weekend

Scarborough Deanery are holding an Environment Weekend on 9 - 10 July, at St Mary’s Church and Holy Apostles, Castle Road.  It's free admission, so come and join in the fun - lots to do & learn about saving the Environment.  It will be opened by Green Councillor Dilys Cluer.

On Saturday 9th July, the following will be going on from 10 - 4pm
  • Primary & Junior School Children Poster Competition “Caring for our Environment” results announced 11am at Holy Apostles
  • BIODIVERSITY: Bug Hunt. Children will be helped to identify bugs they find with a bug catcher and magnified container, then return them to their natural habitat. Bird box building if you want to take it home at a cost of £3.00 Advice on creating and maintaining a wildlife garden or churchyard.
  • WATER: How do you save water.? Quizzes & Games. Learn about Aqua box which provides rapid safe drinking water and aid to disaster areas around the world
  • WASTE & RECYCLING: Make your own paper. What to do with waste and how it is recycled.
  • ENERGY: Calculate your Carbon Footprint. Alternative forms of Energy. How to save money & the planet.
  • PURCHASING: Fairtrade Refreshments & Products on sale. Coffee & Chocolate tasting. Find out about the work of Fairtrade.
  • TRANSPORT: Protect your cycle, have it identification stamped. Join in the short treasure walk between the venues, be aware of what is around you.
On Sunday 10th July, from 2 - 4pm there will be Beach Art at North Bay Beach, and a Guided Walk to follow the trail of Angels & Gargoyles.  Meet at St Martin’s Church South Cliff.  At 6.30pm there will be a Thanksgiving Service for Creation, led by the Venerable David Butterfield, Archdeacon of the East Riding, at St Mary’s Church Castle Road.

For further information regarding the Environment Weekend contact Ros Brewer on or 01723 369731.


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