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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

August

August 15- 22, Summer Activities at the Farm, Tatton Park, 12pm-5pm:  See milking demonstrations and meet the farms newly born ducklings and chicks! Learn more about all the new arrivals at the daily farm fact talks. Listen to storytelling sessions (weekends). Watch sheep compete in the daily sheep hurdle challenge. Follow a trail, learn more about the work sheepdogs help with on the farm, and search for lost sheepdog puppies in the maize maze. For more information email or phone 01625 374400

August 21, Magical Mosslands, 11am-1.30pm: Join Salford Health Improvement Service and Lancashire Wildlife Trust  for a scavenger hunt and bird spotting walk to the moss. At the moss we will be discovering, exploring and having fun! Please wear suitable clothing and footwear and bring a drink. Healthy snacks will be provided. The interactive and fun walk is suitable for adults and children who can walk up to an hour there and back. Meet at 88b Parkstone Road, Irlam, M44 6LL. For more information please contact Julia Block (Health Improvement Service) on 0161 686 5237 or 07801 927972 or Jo Moore (Lancashire Wildlife Trust) on 07738 545438

August 25, 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

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 are 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.

 

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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