Spooky Saturday!

Join the Young Friends for a very Spooky Saturday on October 27th 2018 1-3pm in Rowntree Park.  There will be potion making, broomstick creating, a terrifying trail (actually not really terrifying in case you are worried about your little ones!) and some Halloween crafts. This event was very popular last year, therefore we are sellingContinue reading “Spooky Saturday!”

Walking to Wonderland?

As part of the Bloom! the festival, follow our scarecrow trail this weekend, walking through the local neighbourhood.  The theme is children’s stories.  What an array we have with creative scarecrow designs based on Miffy, George’s Marvellous Medicine, The Iron Giant, The Boy In The Dress, The Tiger Who Came To Tea, Aliens Love Underpants andContinue reading “Walking to Wonderland?”

Gardening progress, guest post by Rosemary

Rosemary is our wonderful gardening co-ordinator, and this is her report on progress so far, in 2018 The volunteer gardening team have met – weather permitting – on a weekly basis since March.  The plan for Spring was to increase the perennial plants in the borders, adding lupins to copy the original George Russell (aContinue reading “Gardening progress, guest post by Rosemary”

Nature Ninjas spring into action!

  What an amazing start our ‘Nature Ninjas’ have had!  This new after-school club has been running a  few weeks now and it is proving to be lots of fun!  Our Younger Friends of Rowntree Park have been trying out a variety of nature-based activities including den building, pond dipping, bug hunting and making birds nests. Continue reading “Nature Ninjas spring into action!”