Barrie Beautiful! Milligan Pond Park Clean & Feast (Saturday, April 27, 2019)

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(Suggested donation $10 – no fee to participate – All are welcome!) Planned for Sunday April 28, 2019 at 12 noon to 2pm followed by Lunch (Rain & Shine!). Venue: Milligan’s Pond Park: Perry St, Barrie, ON L4N 2G2

Cleanup followed by a shared lunch at the Grilled Cheese Social Eatery will allow citizens of Barrie of all abilities and backgrounds to participate in the collective beautification of this gem in the heart of downtown, and to foster compassion among citizens. We ask that the space and belongings of any/all people living in the park be respectfully left in place.

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(Suggested donation $10 – no fee to participate – All are welcome!) Planned for Sunday April 28, 2019 at 12 noon to 2pm followed by Lunch ~ to be provided (Rain & Shine!). Venue: Milligan’s Pond Park: Perry St, Barrie, ON L4N 2G2

Planned as a fun social event to meet your neighbours, housed and unhoused, and to preserve and enhance a wild, free, compassionate and beautiful Barrie. As discussed at the Barrie Library’s Councillor Drop-In Discussions on April 7th, 2019, this event was conceived as a way to connect the community of Barrie in order to promote an understanding of the collective needs and wish for a safe, organized, and socially just society. Food will be provided after the event. Local members of the community are encouraged to provide near-new or gently used clothing and camping gear at our proposed exchange. Discussions around community gardens and safe outdoor spaces for Barrie’s homeless population.

Cleanup from 12pm to 2pm, followed by a lunch for volunteers provided by Grilled Cheese Social Eatery on Dunlop.

City of Barrie to Provide Truck & Bags for Various Waste Streams. Bring your own rake & wheelbarrow for distribution of fresh mulch.

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Further details on speakers to be announced soon! Suggested donation amount below. 100% of Proceeds will be directed to The Busby Centre of Barrie for distribution to their community.

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