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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

April

April 25, Big Tiday up with Sale Wombles, Sale Water Park, 10am: Volunteers are needed to help with a big tidy up Sale Water Park. Meet outside the Mersey Valley Visitors Centre. Dress for current weather conditions and wear sturdy boots.

May

May 16, Saturday Strollers in Flixton, 10,30am: This walk is organised by Rambers Trafford. Meet at the William Wroe Golf Club car park on Pennybridge Lane for a leisurely stroll along Flixton footpaths maintained by the Ramblers. This event is free but regualr ramblers will be asked to join Rambelers Trafford Group. 

May 27, Trees, Myths and Magic walk, 11am: Join Transport for Greater Manchester to discover the secret history of trees in magic, superstition and folklore with a gentle storll along the Rochdale Canal in Newton Heath. Starting point: outside Newton Heath Libary, Old Church Street, Newton Heath, Manchester, M40 2JB. This event is FREE. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at

May 27, Bat Walk, 9.30pm: This walk is led by South Lancs Bat Group and will set out from the NEPHRA Community Association House onto the Rohcdale Canal and Moston Brook with batdetectors to search out the secretive wildlife of the night. Everybody is welcome! Statrting point: NEPHRA Community Assocaition House, 27 Parkfield Rd North, New Moston, Manchester, M30 3TB. This event is FREE. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at  

May 29, Wild Food Forage, 1.30pm: Discover nature's bounty on your doorstop with Transport for Greater Manchester and expert forager Jesper Launder, guiding you through the edible and medicinal plants and fungi along the canal. This event is FREE. Starting point: oustide Newton Heath Libary, Old Church Street, Newton Heath, Manchester, M40 2JB. Please note the towpath can be muddy so please dress appropriately with sturdy shoes, and children under 16 should be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact Rhys Wynne at  

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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