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June family-friendly event

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When and Where

Date: June 9, 2022

Time: 5:30-7:00 pm. Please sign up HERE

Location: Peace Garden at Peace Lutheran Church (20 Northdale Blvd. Coon Rapids, MN 55448). Meet by the blue flag in the garden.

Giving Garden Volunteer Training

Event Description: This summer, connect kids to the land  and their community. Attend our 10-minute training session to learn how your family can help pull weeds and pick produce in our “giving garden.” Volunteering at this garden doesn’t require signing up. Just stop by for a few minutes at your convenience. And since we have drip irrigation, you won’t be asked to lug around dirty hoses. Tools and gloves are provided on site. Produce from our giving garden can be picked and consumed by fellow gardeners and the rest is shared with the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf. Pizza will be provided after the training session. This event is free, but please register and put in your pizza order.

Put in Your Pizza Order

Pizza will be provided after the training session. This event is free, but please register and put in your pizza order.


5:30-5:45 gather and introductions

5:45-6:00 training session what to pull, where to put weeds, where to find tools, where to put produce to be donated to the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf…

6:00-6:15 Q & A time

6:15-7:00 hangout and eat pizza 

Event Details

Social distancing. Whenever possible, social distancing will be observed by asking participants to spread out.

Sanitizing. Hand sanitizer will be available for participants to use. If you have a certain kind of hand sanitizer you prefer, please bring that along with you.

Restrooms. The closest restroom is the Speedway gas station across the street.

Health screening. Please stay home if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 such as fever, sore throat, cough, or shortness of breath. We ask that all participants evaluate their health before attending a program.

Dress for the weather. We will move indoors if the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Other accommodations. If you are in need of transportation, translation, or other accommodations, please let us know. Please give us a few days of notice so we can get suitable items for you.

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