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May 2021

Season Opening

May 8, 2021 @ 9:00 AM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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Attention All New Gardeners!! Official Season Opening May 8  Due to the 5 person maximum outdoor gathering limit, we’re cancelling our official opening event. Rather gardeners are invited to begin gardening immediately. Our Garden is classified as an Essential Service and as such, we ask that you follow all AHS protocols so we can remain open for the growing season. Be informed about the Covid-19 safety practices. Click here to know more- https://growingacadia.ca/event/covid-19-update-2021/   Happy Planting! - Your Board of…

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Garden On!- Growing Great Garden Soil

May 11, 2021 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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$25

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/garden-on-growing-great-garden-soil-tickets-136227220283?aff=ebdsoporgprofile&keep_tld=1 What topics are going to be covered: what is soil?; physical, chemical, biological properties; soil food web- what it is and the critters that we need; our native soil; what annual vegetable gardens need for soil; what perennial gardens require in their soil; soil amendments and fertilizers; growing medium for containers; cultural methods to improve soil- no till, mulching, weeding, cover cropping, composting; when to do what to your soil. Open to any interested gardener, new and…

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October 2021

Online Harvest and Art Fair -Oct 2021

October 15, 2021 - October 22, 2021
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Submissions for the 'Harvest Class Exhibits' can be sent in between now and October 15, 2021.  We will post the Harvest submissions on social media during the weekend of Oct. 16-17 for our  community to vote on them. ----------- Submissions for the 'Art Class Exhibits' can be sent in between now and October. 22, 2021. We will post the Art submissions on social media during the Oct 23- 24 weekend for the community to vote on them. ----------- We had big…

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December 2021

Acadia Community Garden_

December 16, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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March 2022

AGM 2022

March 7, 2022 @ 6:30 PM
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  AGM 2022   Are you as excited as we are about gardening soon? It is that time of the year for our AGM, so please mark your calendars and set your digital reminders for the virtual event on Monday March 7, 2022 t 6:30 pm via Zoom. To attend, please email president@growingacadia.ca for the link. Garden bed rentals are now officially open for the 2022 season. You want to get in early on that. To secure your bed, kindly send…

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April 2022

Plant/Seed Share and Swap

April 24, 2022 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acadia Recreation Complex (ARC), 240 90 Avenue Southeast
Calgary, AB T2J 6P6 Canada
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Hey Garden lovers! Did you know we are teaming up with the Acadia Community Association to host a community Plant/Seed Share and Swap Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 2-3 at the ARC (240 90th Ave. S.E.) - large board room Bring your extra seeds and seedlings and be ready for a little tradsey-swapsy! Interested in joining our Seed Starting Class? Sign up today! Sunday, April 24, 2022 from 3-5 at the ARC (240 90th Ave. S. E.) Tickets are $10…

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May 2022

Garden Opening MAY 14

May 14, 2022 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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Our Garden officially opens May 14 from 1-5 pm, rain or shine. Meet some of your board members and fellow gardeners. Take part in the orientation of the site & learn the ropes. Ask your questions, help us get the place ship shape, and generally have a good time. We'll even have snacks & refreshments! Save the date!

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June 2022

Special General Meeting on June 6th

June 6, 2022 @ 6:30 PM
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August 2022

ACADIA’S 2ND GARDEN & ART TOUR

August 6, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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Free

The Acadia Community Garden & Art Society is excited to host its second Garden & Art Tour. Featuring unique gardens and art installations within the neighbourhood of Acadia, participants will take this self-guided tour and have the opportunity to interact with the garden & art hosts. Learn some gardening tricks of the trade, admire the skills of Acadia's artists, and be inspired by the beauty! Workshops will be happening throughout the day in the Garden and are included in the…

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September 2022

2022 Harvest and Art Fair

September 10, 2022
Acadia Community Garden, 332 - 94th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2J0E8 Canada
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We are bringing back the simpler times; where the largest zucchini was celebrated, and a handmade quilt was treasured above anything store bought. We are calling on anyone and everyone to come and take part in the day.  There are categories for people big and small, gardeners, artists and crafters! Come with your garden triumphs and your beautiful art to share with the community, take part in old fashioned games like egg and spoon races and enjoy the simple things…

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