Ladysmith Community Garden hosting open house

Celebrate the new growing season May 27 from noon to 3 p.m.

The Ladysmith Community Garden is complementing the Rotary Garden Tour, Show and Sale by offering a public Open House Sun., May 27 from noon to 3 p.m.

Ladysmith Community Garden Society members are encouraging everyone to bring a picnic, enjoy live music and celebrate the new growing season.

There will be children’s activities such as face painting, a scavenger hunt, games and crafts throughout the afternoon. As well, the Trincomali Trombone Quartet, a popular classical and jazz group, will perform from 1-1:45 p.m. There will be an informal drum circle from 2-2:45 p.m., and everyone is encouraged to bring their drum or shaker and join in.

For more information about the Ladysmith Community Garden Society, click here. To become a member, contact Anne Russell at 250-667-2743 or e-mail

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