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Events and Workshops

The Importance of Fruit Trees for Pollinators

Join us for a hike in the conservation area to learn about the sugar bush and sap production. A Master Gardener will follow up with a presentation on the importance of early blooming fruit trees to various pollinator species and feel free to ask our special guest questions during the hike!

Date: Saturday, March 21

Location: Cold Creek Conservation Area

Time: Hike: 10:00AM – 11:15AM; Presentation: 11:30AM – 12:15PM

Fee: Free

Registration Code: 7420

Registration required; please visit http://king-env.weebly.com OR contact environmentalstewardship@king.ca for more information.​

Beginner Bee Keeping Workshops

If you have interest in becoming a Beekeeper then this is the workshop for you. After taking this workshop you will have the knowledge to confidently start a bee hive and continue your journey to becoming a bee keeper. This is a hands on and interactive workshop happening in partnership with Innisfil Creek Honey.

Multiple Dates and Times:

  • Tuesday, March 24; 5PM – 8PM
  • Saturday, March 28; 9AM – 12PM
  • Tuesday, April 21; 5PM – 8PM
  • Saturday, June 20; 9AM – 12PM

Location: Cold Creek Conservation Area

Fee: $110 per person

Registration required; please visit https://king-beekeeping.eventbrite.ca

Earth Hour Lantern Making Workshop

In celebration of Earth Hour, switch off your lights and join us in a lantern-making workshop! Bring an old mason jar to re-purpose into a lantern and enjoy a bonfire. This is a family-friendly event. All supplies will be provided other than the mason jar.

Date: Saturday, March 28

Location: Cold Creek Conservation Area

Time: 8PM – 9:30PM

Fee: Free

Registration required; please visit http://king-env.weebly.com OR contact environmentalstewardship@king.ca for more information.​

King Clean Up Day

Join the Township in celebrating Earth Week by taking part in the Township-wide clean up day challenge! From April 20 – April 26, pick up free clean up supplies (garbage bags, gloves) from the following locations:

Pick Up Locations for Supplies

  • Trisan Centre
  • Schomberg Library
  • Nobleton Library
  • Ansnorveldt Library
  • King Township Municipal Centre

Please register your clean up group and location via e-mail at: environmentalstewardship@king.ca or call 905-833-6555. 

Bee House Building Workshop

To celebrate the Township of King's commitment as a Bee City, come out and learn about our local pollinators. A Master Gardener will show participants how to build a bee house using recycled materials for native bees. Participants will have the opportunity to create their own bee house to take home. 

Date: Wednesday, April 22

Location: Laskay Hall

Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Fee: Free

Registration required; please visit http://king-env.weebly.com OR contact environmentalstewardship@king.ca for more information.​

Youth Week Tree Planting

Get outside and celebrate Youth Week! Help us restore Tasca Park by planting native trees and shrubs. Free bus transportation is available to and from Tasca Park. Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes, with sun/rain protection. This event will take place rain or shine.

Date: Tuesday, May 5

Location: Tasca Park, 49 Parkheights Trail, Nobleton

Time: 3:30PM – 6:30PM

Fee: Free

Age Range: High school students. Students can receive volunteer hours for participation (must bring tracking sheet for sign-off.)

Registration is required! To register, contact programs@king.ca

Neighbourhood Network Spring Tree Planting

Do you need community volunteer hours? Come out and take part in a community activity to plant native trees and shrubs and promote environmental awareness.

Date: Saturday, May 9

Location: Schomberg Community Farm, 210 Western Ave, Schomberg

Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Fee: Free

To register, please visit www.neighbourhoodnetwork.org or e-mail environmentalstewardship@king.ca

Mother's Day Tea and Succulent Workshop

Join us for a Mother's Day tea with finger foods provided, followed by a presentation to learn how to construct your own succulent planters and how to propagate your own succulents. Participants will be able to create their very own small succulent planter to take home with them, perhaps for a Mother's Day gift! All supplies will be provided.

Date: Saturday, May 9

Location: Laskay Hall

Time: 3:00PM – 5:00PM

Fee: $20 per person

Registration Code: 9599

Registration required; please visit townshipofking.perfectmind.com OR contact environmentalstewardship@king.ca for more information.​

King Community Tree Planting

Join the Township and LEAF for a native tree and shrub planting at the King Heritage and Cultural Centre. All ages are welcomed for this family friendly and free event! Registration is recommended. There is a rain date scheduled for May 13, notification will be sent out to registered participants if inclement weather occurs on the original planting date.
Date: Tuesday, May 12

Location: King Heritage and Cultural Centre

Time: 6:00PM – 8:00PM

Fee: Free

To register, please visit www.yourleaf.org/events

Gardening to Attract Pollinators - Educational Talk

Are you interested in learning about native pollinators? Join us for a presentation from a Master Gardener to learn about native gardening and how you can attract a variety of pollinators to your garden including bees, butterflies, birds, and insects.

Date: Wednesday, June 10

Location: Laskay Hall

Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM

Fee: Free

Registration required; please visit http://king-env.weebly.com OR contact environmentalstewardship@king.ca for more information.​

The Buzz

In celebration of National Pollinator Week, join us at Cold Creek Conservation Area for a fun-filled day of eco-activities, vendors, apiary tours, talks from experts, and food and drink all related to our native pollinators! Come learn about the importance of pollinators and what you can do to protect and create important pollinator habitats.

This is an all-ages, free-to-enter event that will leave the whole family buzzing!

Date: Sunday, June 28

Time: 11:00AM – 3:00PM
Fee: Free, no registration required just show up!

For more information please visit https://buzz-king.weebly.com/

King City Repair Cafe

Bring broken things back to life at a Repair Café! Bring in your power tools, small kitchen appliances, clothing and other items in need of repair. Our volunteer fixers will do their magic! While you're here, you may just learn a trick or two!

Date: Saturday, July 25

Location: King City Public Library

Time: 10AM – 1PM

Fee: Free

Registration required. For more information please visit www.york.ca/repaircafe

Happy Valley Forest Guided Hike

Join Nature Conservancy Canada and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority for a refreshing nature walk through Happy Valley Forest. Learn about this important tract of natural land that contains a variety of species-at-risk.

Date: To be confirmed

Time: To be confirmed

Location: Happy Valley Forest; Meet along 7th Concession at the Oak Ridges Trail entrance.

Fee: Free

Registration recommended. See www.trca.ca/events for more information. ​


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