Sum­mer fun in the gar­den at ac­tiv­ity days in town­ship

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Neighbourhood News -

GREEN-FIN­GERED res­i­dents are be­ing in­vited to have fun with flow­ers at two gar­den-themed fun days tak­ing place in the town­ship.

The first will take place at Ser­pen­tine Green Shop­ping Cen­tre on Wed­nes­day, June 6 be­tween 11am and 3pm.

Dur­ing the Flower Pot Fun Day chil­dren will get the chance to dec­o­rate their own plant pot in aid of Sue Ry­der Care.

There will also be street theatre from the Green­fin­ger Folk. The theatre will be fo­cused on Gil­bert and Nor­bert, two gar­den fairies liv­ing in top­i­ary bushes.

Ev­ery­one is in­vited to take part in the free day.

For more in­for­ma­tion visit www. ser­pen­

The sec­ond event will take place at Dob­bies Gar­den Cen­tre on Satur­day, June 16 and Sun­day, June 17.

The Dob­bies Big Gar­den Party, which will co­in­cide with Fa­ther’s Day on June 17, will see a va­ri­ety of dif­fer­ent ac­tiv­i­ties for all the fam­ily to get in­volved in, as well as the chance to stock up on sum­mer sup­plies for the gar­den.

The event will in­clude a sum­mer bar­be­cue, gar­den games, free chil­dren’s en­ter­tain­ers, gar­den demon­stra­tions, a straw­berry fayre, live mu­sic and com­pe­ti­tions.

Vis­i­tors will also be able to sam­ple lo­cal pro­duce in the food­hall and on the Sun­day a Dad’s Gar­den Sport­ing Cham­pi­onship will be held.

The event is run­ning on both days be­tween 11am and 4pm, with a break in the mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment be­tween 12.30pm and 1.30pm.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the event, visit the gar­den cen­tre. spirit: Mayor of Peter­bor­ough cllr Paula Thacker joins chil­dren at the Busy Bees Nurs­ery in Hamp­ton Har­gate for their Golden Mile Olympic event. (METP-17-05-12RH6)

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