This Weekend in London

may

Can you believe it’s already the last weekend in May? This month has flown by! Get out and enjoy the beautiful weekend in our gorgeous city!

GRICKLE GRASS FESTIVAL

The Grickle Grass Festival is this weekend! Saturday, May 30 during the day is for the family, but at night the London Children’s Museum becomes an adult-only night of entertainment and fun. Join Growing Chefs! Ontario, the London Children’s Museum and celebrate sustainable living.

LONDON MAJORS

The London Majors are on a winning streak! See if it can continue this Friday, May 29 at 7:35pm against Brantford at the historic Labatt Park.

HOBBY AND TOY CENTRAL GRAND OPENING

London’s newest toy store is opening beside Costco north and they’re having their grand opening event this Saturday, May 30. There will be over $1200 worth of raffle prizes! The store is open from 9:30-6:00pm with festivities beginning at 10:00am.

WORTLEY VILLAGE DOG WALK

Have a dog? Love dog people? Head on down to The Friendly Groomer for a beautiful walk through historic Wortley Village. This event is FREE, but donations in support of Montego Bay Animal Haven will happily be accepted. This takes place Sunday, May 31 at 11:00am.

ARTHUR FORD PUBLIC SCHOOL FIREBIRD SPRING FESTIVAL

Arthur Ford Public School is raising funds for new playground equipment and are hosting a day of food, fun and entertainment this Saturday, May 30! It begins at 2:00pm and goes until 8:00pm. Come for the live entertainment, the bike rodeo, decorated bike parade, and the family baseball game! The event is free, but donations are welcome!

NOR’WEST OPTIMIST GARAGE SALE & COMMUNITY SHOWCASE

This Saturday, May 30 from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the West Park Baptist Church, the Nor’West Optimists are holding a garage sale and community showcase. There will be a BBQ, face painting, raffle, and door prizes!

 

 

This Weekend in London

may

We’ve had enough of those April showers (and SNOW!) and we are ready to welcome in the May flowers. This weekend will be gorgeous and it’s time to break out of the house and have some fun in the city. Here is what you can do:

THE BRUSH OFF

Start the weekend off early tonight with The London Children’s Museum’s fundraising event The Brush Off. Sixteen artists will be competing in this live painting competition over four rounds until the winner is determined. You will help determine who the ultimate winner is and even have the chance to bid on the artwork. Proceeds from the event and silent auction will go toward the London Children’s Museum’s Priority School Subsidy Program. For tickets, see HERE.

CHAINSAW CARVING

This three and a half day event is sure to entertain and enthrall your kids while raising money for a great cause! The Easter Seals Camp Woodeden is hosting a Chainsaw Carving event beginning today, April 30 until Sunday, May 3. Come and see as 12 chainsaw carvers create art sculptures around Camp Woodeden as well as carvings for sale for you to take home. Camp Woodeden is a camp for children with physical disabilities that allows them and their families to participate in all of the joys of summer camp. For more information including the line up of carvers and the event hours, see HERE.

COMPOST VALUE DAY

Saturday, May 2 is Compost Value Day. For locations and times of where you can pick up a large bin of compost for only $3, see HERE.

REFOREST LONDON TREE SALE

Reforest London is having a tree sale this Saturday, May 2 from 8:30am to 11:30am at St. Marguerite d’Youville Catholic School in northwest London. These low cost, native trees are available as a part of the One Million Tree¬†Challenge.

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY

The first Saturday in May is known as Free Comic Book Day! Anyone who visits one of the participating comic book stores this Saturday will receive a free comic book. There are five participating stores in London and one in St. Thomas. For stores and more information, see HERE.

LUKE BRYAN

If you were one of the lucky ones to get tickets for Luke Bryan at the Budweiser Gardens, you’re in for a good show! The concert starts at 7:30pm this Sunday, May 3.