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Events coming up: June 2017

Thu 1 Jun, 10am
Women’s Walking Network
Get to know your parks better and make some new friends.  Walks are normally 4-5 miles and at a moderate pace.
Meet in the car park by Broughton Fields School, Shackerstone Close, Milton Road

Fri 2 Jun, 10am
National Volunteering Week: Litter Pick
Help tidy up a local park as part of National Volunteering Week. Litter pickers and gloves will be provided.
Meet in the Peace Pagoda car park, V10 Brickhill Street. Willen Lake North. Parking charges apply.

Sat 3 Jun, 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm
Discover: Herbal First Aid
A practical course looking at how to make different natural remedies.
Linford Lakes Nature Reserve

Sat 3 Jun
Colour Obstacle Rush
5km run with coloured powered running and a variety of fun obstacles.
Park at Willen Lake South. Parking charges apply.
Entry fee applies.

Sun 4 Jun, 10am
Parks and Run
Fun runs for all ages and abilities with a choice of routes from 2km to 10km.
Meet in the car park behind the Windmill pub, Lakeside Grove, off H10 Bletcham Way. Caldecotte Lake.

Sun 4 Jun, 10am-12pm
learn how to use a map while having fun in the parks.  Run by South Midlands Orienteering Club.  Visit www.smoc.info for details.

Wed 7 and Sat 10 Jun, 10am-3pm
National Volunteering Week: Reed Planting
Join in with our reed planting at the Flood Plain Forest Nature Reserve for National Volunteering Week. Booking essential. See www.theparkstrust.com


Sat 10 Jun, 1pm-4pm
Stony Riverside Fair
An afternoon of summer fun for families with free activities.
A short walk from Stony Stratford Town car parks to Millfield.
Free entry.

Sun 11 Jun, 9.45am
Easy Riders
100km circular cycle ride in aid of Willen Hospice and the Cyclist’s Defence Fund.
Meet at Salcey Forest café NN7 2HX.

Sun 11 Jun
Race for Life
10km and 5km charity runs in aid of Cancer Research UK.  Book online at http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/choose-your-event/milton-keynes.html?event=&series=2017
Campbell Park

Thu 15 Jun, 7.30am-10am
Easy Riders
20 mile cycle ride on country lanes and tracks organised by the Cyclists Touring Club.  Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.  Visit www.mkctc.org.uk for details. 
Meet at Wolverton Railway Station MK12 5LJ.

Thu 15 Jun, 6.30pm
Albert French Day at MK Rose
Remember the life of local hero Rifleman Albert French killed during World War I.
Park in the centre:mk car parks (John Lewis end) and use the footbridge which leads into the park

Sat 17 Jun, 2pm-4pm
Discover: Elfield Park
Explore this hidden nature reserve that is not normally open to the public.
Booking essential. Book online at www.theparkstrust.com

Sat 17 – Sun 18 June 12pm-5pm
MK History Festival
Local heritage celebration as part of MK50 commemorations.
Campbell Park.
Park in the centre:mk car parks (John Lewis end) and use the footbridge which leads into the park.

Sun 18 Jun, 10-4pm
Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
Open days run once a month by the Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve. 
Park at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford MK14 5AH.
Free.  Refreshments available for a small fee.

Sun 18 Jun, 10.30-3.30pm
Peace Pagoda Anniversary
Annual service celebrating the 37th anniversary of the Peace Pagoda. 
Park in the Peace Pagoda car park, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.

Sun 25 Jun
Dragon Boat Festival
Annual charity dragon boat festival.  Watch the teams battle it out over the 200m race course.
Park at Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill Street. Parking charges apply.

* Booking essential.  Book online at theparkstrust.com or contact The Parks Trust on 01908 255 379 or by email events@theparkstrust.com