A Place to Grow family open day to showcase community garden

A Place to Grow PatioThe annual open day at Blaby District Council’s community garden, A Place to Grow, has been set for Saturday 9 July, from 11am-2pm.

Taking place in the garden at Mill Lane, Enderby, LE19 4LX, the open day will showcase the fantastic work that has been undertaken by the service users and selfless volunteers.

There will be a Tai Chi taster session from 11:30am, while the Enderby Junior Band and a Teddy Bears Picnic will take place from midday.

Activities also include

  • face painting,
  • garden games,
  • children’s planting activities,
  • arts and crafts
  • a bric-a-brac stall with a traditional tombola,
  • sale of plants and produce from the garden.

The sale of plants and produce from the garden will help raise funds for the project.

Cakes, refreshments and an ice cream van will also be on offer for what promises to be a brilliant local family outing.

Supporting positive health and wellbeing, A Place to Grow is a free-to-use sustainable community garden.

The project encourages people to learn new skills by producing and eating healthy food, being physically active, getting involved in the community and meeting new people in a friendly, informal and safe environment.

The site is aimed at anyone with mental and physical health related problem who wants to improve their Health and Wellbeing.

If anyone would like to donate any tombola prizes, or would like more information about the garden please contact the Health and Leisure team on 0116 272 7703 or email: leisure@blaby.gov.uk.

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