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Friday July 20th, 2012

Posted at 11:15am

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Broken City Lab’s new community / multi-use space in downtown Windsor at 411 Pelissier called CIVIC SPACE, will be hosting a number of workshops, events, and community programming over the next two years.

The first of these events takes place next week when they host Samantha Lefort, an artist from Vancouver, who will be leading a series of workshops.

The outline for the week is as follows:

Urban Apiaries –  Tuesday July 24 @ 3pm

Curriculum: Did you know 1 in every 3 bites of food are thanks to the pollination of bees? It’s true! Come and explore bee culture and honey culture in the urban landscape. Taste some honey and make a wild bee hive!

Urban Container Gardening 101 –  Tuesday July 24 @ 7pm

Curriculum: Add some edibles to your landscape! One of the best and most efficient gardening methods, container gardening is great for any space!

Cycling Charette – Wednesday July 25 @ 7pm

Curriculum: In traditional design charette style, participants will be presented with an opportunity in the local community to see new possibilities and spark an invigoration of underutilized space – via bicycle. Exploring urban place by bicycle – acting as flaneur about the city, noticing, seeing, creating an urban narrative for NEW possibilities in the spaces we seldom see.

Moss Graffiti –  Thursday July 26 @ 7pm
Curriculum: Learn how to make unique and intricate moss graffiti to add a little green to your City! All natural and chemical free, these beautiful living art pieces thrive on their own after application.

More information an be found at this link.

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