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Noticing Nature – Summer Child/Adult Art Workshops

YGH in conjunction with Immigrant Services Guelph Wellington is proud to offer a special chance for an adult with a child (4-11 years) to enjoy guided nature observation and appreciation, and an outdoor creative art session.

Session 1: Tuesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 12 (10 am-noon)
Session 2: Tuesday, August 14 and Thursday, August 16 (10 am-noon)

Location: 785 York Rd., Guelph, ON

Suggested donation for each child/adult: $25 per Session ($5 required as deposit to register)

Space is limited so Register Now!
To secure your spot, fill out the following form and pay your $5 deposit by clicking “Pay Now”

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For more information or to make alternate payment arrangements, please contact Norah or Sara at info@yorklandsgreenhub.ca

Please Note:
• A small portfolio will be supplied for each child to keep, including a pencil, clipboard, paper and magnifying glass. Coloured pencils, brushes and water colour crayons will be provided, to share.
• We will walk along the Yorklands Blue Dot Trail to find subjects of note. The group will be limited to 10 pairs of budding artists and accompanying adults. If you prefer to sit to create, please bring a folding stool or yoga mat.
• Workshop leaders have art and science backgrounds.
• Location: 785 York Road (just W. of Watson Pkwy). Public transit: Bus route #4.
• NB. This site has no washroom facilities.

About the Leaders:

Sara Sarkar works in science policy and has a doctorate in plant and microbial biology and an MBA. She loves introducing kids to science and nature and believes it is never too early to build science literacy! She lives in Guelph with her two dirt-loving sons and husband and their six front-lawn vegetable boxes.


Norah Chaloner is a retired nurse who has studied art with botanical and landscape artists.  She enjoys sharing simple natural discoveries that are all around us.



Elise Houghton is a former writer of environmental curriculum. She has a Masters in Environmental Studies and passion for all things green.

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