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Events and Meetings

2008 Events

Winter Walk. Sunday 20th January 10:30am-12:30pm.
Meet at Vicarage Road car park.
Shift those extra calories from the season's excess. Please put on stout footwear, dress according to the weather; sunshine not guaranteed!

Spring Clean - (date to be announced).
Join the Friends on their seasonal clean up. Stout shoes, gloves and suitable clothing should be worn.

Footpath Work Party. Sunday 16th March 10:00am-3:00pm.
Meet at Vicarage Road Car Park.
Dig in to help the Friends relay stretches of worn out path, improving access to areas of the park for years to come. Stout shoes, gloves and suitable clothing should be worn.

Footpath Work Party. Sunday 6th April 10:00am-3:00pm.
Meet at Vicarage Road Car Park as above.

Newt and Reptile Survey. Monday 21st April 7:00pm and Tuesday 22nd April 8:30am.
Meet at the Convent Pools.
The Friends will be surveying for the presence of great crested and other newts using bottle traps and also for reptiles using rubber sheeting. Join them to lay the traps and sheeting on the Monday evening and to examine for the presence of newts, reptiles and other creatures on the Tuesday morning. The traps are humane and should not harm any of the wildlife!

Wildflower Walk. Tuesday 3rd June 7:00pm.
Meet at Vicarage Road Car Park
As we move into summer, join the Friends on a walk to highlight the variety of wild flower species present in the park. You might spot some other exciting wildlife too! The walk will last approximately 1.5 hours.

Wildflower plug planting. Wednesday 20th August 10:00-11:00am
Meet at St Dominic's car park

Pond Management Day. Saturday 4th October 10:00am-1:00pm
Meet at St Dominic's car park

Footpath Construction. Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd November 10:00am-1:00pm both days
Meet at St Dominic's car park

2008 Meetings

Meetings take place at 7:00pm, once a month, usually on the third Thusday, and are open to all. Meetings take place at the Red Lion Pub, Stoke Old Road, Hartshill (situated behind Gitana's and Moore's Metals). More infomation may be found on the noticeboards at the park entrances.

Thursday 17th January, Minton Community Centre, (The Church Hall at the end of Vicarage Road)
Thursday 14th February, Red Lion
Thursday 13th March
Thursday 18th April
Thursday 22nd May
Thursday 12th June
Thursday 17th July
Thursday 21st August
Thursday 28th September - changed to Thursday 2nd October
Thursday 30th October
Thursday 20th November

December - Informal gathering