In the past two weeks, over 75 blankets have been donated to help Lily Badore’s goal of providing for the Kingston area homeless men and women this Christmas. I dropped them off today in Newboro. It was a humbling moment standing in the midst of such generosity.
Many thanks to St Paul’s Anglican Church congregants, Frances Hazell, Mary Chaikowsky and Arthur Thompson for the effort they have put into the two Memorial Gate flower beds in Lockwood Park.
The past couple of years, I weeded them in advance of the July 1 celebrations, but these orphan gardens needed a lot of TLC. What a difference some time and effort have made. Frances and Mary planted beautiful annuals in time for Canada Day and ensured they were watered and maintained all summer.
Last week, Frances, Mary and Arthur worked together to plant hydrangeas. I am sure they will be stunning next summer. Thank you for taking the initiative and making our park more colourful.
St Paul’s Anglican Church held its Sunday service in the park today (July 7). The parishioners loved being outdoors and improvised skit in lieu of the formal sermon under the direction of Dr Ward, their priest. A pot luck followed the service and then onto the entertainment including another skit and “name that tune” game.
If you are interested in having your family, church or community organization picnic or gathering in the park, please contact Patti Mueller – firstname.lastname@example.org to book the stage area.