Spoon Carving
Sundays, Oct. 4 & 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public $45; Members $35
Craving a closer connection with wood? Carve your own spoon! Join outdoor educator, artist and plant lover Gray Carlin and guest facilitators on the journey from tree limb to spoon over this two-session course. Learn about proper wood selection, how to safely use carving techniques and care for your homemade utensil. Bring your own knife. Other carving tools will be available in class. Wood will be supplied but students are welcome to bring their own if desired.
[PG15F06] Gray Carlin & Friends


Way Under Wilket Creek
Wednesday, Oct. 7, 6 to 8 p.m.
Public $30; Members $25
You think you know Wilket Creek? Think again! Join photographer and urban explorer Michael Cook on a journey through and under the true Wilket Creek. Learn about our lost rivers, see amazing images of our underground storm water management system and learn how the eastern arm of the Don River, running through the TBG, came to be called Wilket Creek.
[PG15F25] Michael Cook


Autumn Tree Tour: Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Saturday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public $20; Members $15
Explore the variety of unusual trees and shrubs thriving in the city’s famous 139-year-old Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Meet Frank at the Gate House (south-west entrance) and enjoy the brisk stroll stopping along to way to discover the unique horticultural components of the cemetery arboretum. Identify fruit-filled trees and rare species of significant age. Enjoy the colours of fall and discover how to include any of these varieties in your garden.
[PG15F41] Frank Kershaw


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