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Dufferin Grove

A Bee-Day Party at Dufferin Grove Park
Saturday, May 28,  2 p.m. - 6 p.m.  Free


2 p.m. - 6 pm. free! An informal afternoon of DIY bee condo making, pollinator art and booklet launch, and pizza!

Find us by the Pizza Oven, near the Rink House/Community Center in the Park.


  • How to Make a Pollinator Garden  - booklet by Clement Kent
  • Odes to Solitary Bees video-poems (Stephen Humphrey and Sarah Peebles)
  • Audio
    Bee Booth  installation (Sarah Peebles): Wild Toronto bees and wasps make nests!
  • MACRO VIDEO, MICRO AUDIO AND POETRY
  • Bee Condos:  Join local artists to make your own bee 'condo' for solitary nesting bees in your yard or garden. We'll create intriguing bee domiciles from found objects, drilled (non-treated) wood, milk cartons, beads, non-toxic glues and more. Suitable for kids and adults.
  • Planting of Pollinator Garden in the park - kids only, please!
  • Bring your own items to add to ours for your condo - look at the web link below and bring your own ideas...   
  • For easy DIY bee house info, biology basics and safety visit:  Solitary Dream Homes (for bees!) and web gallery
  • Improvised music unplugged, by members of AIMToronto
  • Poetry readings
  • Members of the Packer Wild Bee Lab (York University) drop in for a visit
  • Bee activist Sabrina Malach gets us ready for The Pollinators Festival in June
  • Surprise guests!
  • Did we say PIZZA? Dufferin Grove Park Pizza Day! Fresh and delicious (3p.m. - 5 p.m.)

butterfly pizza from Rennie's Recipes
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