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Seedy Saturday

Family Event

2024-03-02 10:00:00 2024-03-02 13:00:00 America/New_York Seedy Saturday Join us Saturday, March 2, 10am-1pm to participate in local nature and garden activities. Downtown Branch - Gathering Place

Saturday, March 02
10:00am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-03-02 10:00:00 2024-03-02 13:00:00 America/New_York Seedy Saturday Join us Saturday, March 2, 10am-1pm to participate in local nature and garden activities. Downtown Branch - Gathering Place

Downtown Branch

Gathering Place

Join us Saturday, March 2, 10am-1pm to participate in local nature and garden activities.

Keynote & Featured Speakers

It's getting close to gardening season again, the whole family can join in! Start your year off right by joining us at our downtown branch to meet and learn from local groups!

The format this year will allow you to interact with organizations and participate in fun learning activities related to gardening, nature and foraging.


Seedy Saturday Activities for Kids

10:00 - 10:30 am - Seedy Saturday Storytime

10:00 am - 1:00 pm - Kids seed craft, Treasure Hunt, Garden Kitchen, Farm box 'planting'


Garden 'How To' Interactive Expo Featuring:


What is Seedy Saturday?

"Seedy Saturdays are a remarkable phenomenon. They are not one event, but a series of separate events, which have sprung up across the country, each individually and uniquely organized under the same general themes of encouraging the use of open-pollinated and heritage seeds, enabling a local seed exchange, and educating the public about seed saving and environmentally responsible gardening practices. They usually occur on a Saturday, hence the name, but also occur on Sundays and other days." Source: Seeds of Diversity Canada .

Learn more about Seedy Saturdays on the Seeds of Diversity webpage 'Everything you wanted to know about Seedy Saturdays'.

Seeds of Diversity Canada is a group of seed savers from coast to coast who protect Canada's seed biodiversity by growing it themselves and sharing it with others. Find out how you can support seed saving and local distribution. On their website you will find seed saving resources and a list of Canadian Seedy Saturday events. Using their website, find ways to source local and Canadian seeds from area greenhouses or local vendors or use their online reference guide, the Canadian Seed Catalogue Index or find the best locally adapted seeds in your region with The Ecological Seed Finder.


Visit: BPL's Seed Library to borrow and donate seeds for your garden. Our Seed Library will open again for business in early June offering quick and easy to grow seeds that can be planted anywhere.


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AGE GROUP: | Teens | Seniors | School-Aged Kids | Families | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Special Events | Home & Garden |

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Downtown Branch

AskUs@barrielibrary.ca
Phone: 705.728.1010

Hours

 

 
Mon, May 20 Closed
(Victoria Day)
Tue, May 21 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 22 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 23 9:30AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 24 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 9:30AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 9:30AM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Our Downtown Branch is centrally located in the Downtown core at the corner of Worsley and Owen Streets. The building and facilities are fully accessible. Enjoy a beverage or a small snack from our Café located inside the lobby, use our complimentary wifi, experiment with technology and maker tools, or soak up the sun on our Rooftop Reading Garden.

Upcoming events

Tue, May 21, 9:45am - 11:45am
Angus Ross Room

Tue, May 21, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, May 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, May 22, 10:00am - 10:30am
Reading Garden

Wed, May 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, May 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, May 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Oro Lions Room

Thu, May 23, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Fri, May 24, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Sat, May 25, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sat, May 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sun, May 26, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Sun, May 26, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room,Gathering Place

Sun, May 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, May 27, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place

Mon, May 27, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Tue, May 28, 9:45am - 11:45am
Angus Ross Room

Tue, May 28, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, May 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, May 29, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, May 29, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, May 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, May 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, May 30, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Reading Garden

Sat, Jun 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Jun 01, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jun 03, 6:00pm - 8:45pm
Angus Ross Room

Tue, Jun 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Jun 04, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Gathering Place

Tue, Jun 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Jun 05, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Angus Ross Room
This event is full

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Fri, Jun 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jun 10, 10:45am - 12:15pm
Angus Ross Room

Mon, Jun 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Tue, Jun 11, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Tinker Lab

Tue, Jun 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Jun 12, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor

Wed, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tinker Lab

Thu, Jun 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Fri, Jun 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Reading Garden

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Children's Picture Book Area, 2nd Floor ,Reading Garden

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Gathering Place

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Sun, Jun 16, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Tinker Lab

Mon, Jun 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Gathering Place,Reading Garden

Tue, Jun 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Wed, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Angus Ross Room

Thu, Jun 20, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Oro Lions Room

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Angus Ross Room