Come gather upon and celebrate Hatley’s beautiful Common
Saturday, October 3rd, beginning at 10:00 am, everyone is welcome to come to the Hatley Common and help plant 1000 daffodil bulbs generously donated by the Hatleyan Ms Loni Campbell. Everyone will meet in front of the Community Centre with their spades or shovels. If it is raining, the planting activity will be postponed to Sunday, October 4th, at 10 am. Refreshments will be served to volunteers.
event will be followed, at 3:00 pm, by a conference by Hatley resident and poet Steve Luxton who will briefly look at the origins of the Commons, who used them and for what? What were the British “enclosures” and their tragic effects? How did Commons come to the New World and specifically Hatley? Learn more about our much-loved and admired Common. The conference will be in English, in the Community Centre.
the conference, at 5:30 pm, enjoy a big, tasty potluck communal supper. bring your specialty! Everyone welcome in the Community Centre.
more details, contact Lucie Masse 819-838-1433.