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Below is a list of events coming up in Red Rose Forest.  Dozens of organisations send us events to include here every week Submit your own event here

Follow this link for details of Red Rose Forest volunteering opportunities

 September

September 1, Mini Explorers, The Hub at Alexandra Park, 10am-11.30am:  Join Oldham Health Improvement Service each Monday for an adventure around the park looking for wildlife and getting involved in crafty activities. Get involved in songs and music time and learn more about the wildlife around us. Mini Explorers has a different theme each week, families can attend just one session or the whole 6 weeks, from getting sticky, leaf printing and hungry caterpillars your little ones will be entertained whilst learning about the nature that lives in the park. This event is free. For more information contact Oldham Health Improvement Service on 0161 621 7128 or  

September 7, Salford Rangers event, The Crescent Meadows, 1-5pm:  Join Salford Rangers, Red Rose Forest and Greater Manchester Ecology Unit  for a community event at Crescent Meadows on Sunday 7th September 1-5pm. The event will include live bands, children's activities, food vendors and a bouncy castle. We will be at this event doing apple pressing!

September 9, Creative walk, Pennington Flash, 1-3pm: Easy going, carefully designed starting points will encourage each participants creativity to unfold in whatever form that they incline to; taking photographs, drawing, making marks, painting, writing...Materials will be provided yet please bring cameras or anything you wish to use. This walk is suitable for adults interested in creativity and those with no experience. Please come prepared to enjoy being outdoors with good footwear for walking, waterproofs and layers. Please enquire about accessibility. Some refreshment will be provided at the end of the walk. This walk is free of charge. For more information and to book a place contact Catherine Hawkins- Email: Tel: 0798 4123 445

October

October 28, Creative walk, Pennington Flash, 1-3pm: Easy going, carefully designed starting points will encourage each participants creativity to unfold in whatever form that they incline to; taking photographs, drawing, making marks, painting, writing...Materials will be provided yet please bring cameras or anything you wish to use. This walk is suitable for children of any age, young people and adults. Please come prepared to enjoy being outdoors with good footwear for walking, waterproofs and layers. Please enquire about accessibility. Some refreshment will be provided at the end of the walk. This walk is free of charge. For more information and to book a place contact Catherine Hawkins- Email: Tel: 0798 4123 445

Regular 

Melody Memories: Come and join the sing along. This is great for anyone with dementia or Alzheimer's and their carers, or who is just becoming plain forgetful and enjoys singing! Event runs on the 2nd Monday of every month, 2pm-4pm at Trinity Community Church, The Amani Centre, Moss Lane East, Moss Side, M16 7DG. For more information contact Margaret on 0161 998 0747, Vivette on 07896578912 or Marlene on 0161 881 5019

Community Growing Sessions: Get your hands dirty at The Hub at Alexandra Park, Oldham. Learn how to grow your own fruit and vegetables at  these community allotment sessions every Monday 1pm-3pm, Wednesday 10am-12noon and Thursdays 10am-12noon.  Meet at The Hub. The entrance gate is on Kings Road next to the car park entrance, Oldham, OL8 2BH. Email to find out more:   

Birchfield Park Forest Gardenvolunteering days  3rd Sunday of the month: 1-3pm. Join the Friends of Birchfields Park in Rusholme for monthly work in the forest garden work including planting, weeding, mulching, pruning. Call Jane Morris on 07827 980684 for details.
Ongoing: K.I.T.E - Kids in the Environment . Kite is a group for young people aged 7 to 11 years who want to learn more about their environment and wildlife through a different activity each month.     First Sunday of every month. Email or call 0161 330 9613 to find out more. 

 NHS Health Walks across Manchester

Weekly health walks are led by Physical Activity Referral Service staff and volunteers and are open to everyone. 

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