What’s on in June

Friday 8 June, 7pm, Tayport Parish Church Hall: Tayport Community Trust Extraordinary General Meeting. This is to approve new articles of association. If you are a Trust member please come to make sure there is a quorum. More details on TCT website.

Sunday 10 June, 1 – 2pm, Tayport Community Garden: A monthly BeeWalk with Kaska. Help survey bumblebees at the Garden for a Bumblebee Conservation citizen science project. It’s a slow stroll of just over 1km along bumblebee-friendly spaces at the Garden and surrounds while looking out for bumblebees and other pollinators. No prior experience required. This event will be rescheduled if it rains.

Saturday 16 June, 11am, opposite Foodmek: Tayport Beach Clean. We are planning another Beach Clean on Saturday 16th June and will be meeting opposite Foodmek at 11am. We will be picking up rubbish and plastic along the beach. Pickers, gloves and bags will be available. Hope you can join us.

Wednesday 20 June, 1:45 – 2:30pm, Shanwell Road site: Tayport Community Hub Ground-breaking. You are invited to help celebrate the start of building of Tayport Community Hub. Children from Tayport Primary School will plant trees and scatter wildflower seeds.

Saturday 23 June,  9.30 till 11.30, or any time in between, Fruit Tree Walk: Maintenance with Janice. Come along and do some weeding. Meet at small playpark at Garvie Brae, at the top of Scotscraig Drive. No experience necessary. If you do have small hand trowel/ fork and gloves, please bring it along. Some will be provided.

Sunday 24 June, 1 – 3pm, Tayport Community Garden: GROW Observatory soil moisture sensor distribution. Do you have a mobile phone and a garden? Are you interested improving your garden soils? Fancy joining ranks of other ‘backyard scientist’ across Fife and Angus? Then getting involved in GROW Observatory project may be just for you!

This European project, led by University of Dundee, is designed to address soil health, soil fertility, climate change and food security. Come along and have a chat to local GROW Place coordinator, Wendy McCombs, about GROW Observatory and how to can get involved. This is an informal session and you can pop in at any time between 1 and 3pm. For more information about what’s involved, download this PDF document. If you don’t make it to the event you can still get involved – get in touch with Wendy via email to find out how: w.mccombes@btinternet.com.

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