GREEN SCHOOL GROUNDS TOUR
Nine Elementary & Middle Schools throughout Greater Portland
Portland, ME
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PLAY. LEARN. BE INSPIRED.
September 28th, 9am-1pm

Join other families, educators, design professionals, and community members to explore the green play and learning features at nine schools around Greater Portland. You'll find out how green school grounds benefit students and staff, and take away ideas to design/green your own spaces. Kids' activities & onsite tours provided.   Visit any/all sites in the order you wish, then join the greening celebration with food & music at Reiche School, in Portland's West End, from 12-2pm.

TICKETS-- $10/ adults, kids free.
On-line: Purchase tickets below, and the Tour Ticket/Map will be emailed to you. Tickets purchased after 5pm on 9/27 can be picked up at Skillin Elementary School (180 Wescott Road, South Portland), OR Lyseth Elementary (175 Auburn Street, Portland) on the morning of the Tour.  

In person: Contact us at Portland Trails 775-2411 or by email to purchase and pick up the Tour Ticket/Map before 9/28.  

Day Of Event Tickets: Available at Skillin Elementary - 180 Wescott Road, South Portland, OR Lyseth Elementary - 175 Auburn Street, Portland.  

Ticket Packets will be emailed to participants the week of the Tour.  The packets will include a map of the nine schools on the Tour, and information on the different design elements highlighted at each of the schools.  

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Tour info: sheila@trails.org.   Credits/Workshop info: laura@trails.org.

This event is organized by the School Ground Greening Coalition, part of Portland Trails, with the support of students, teachers and families at our local schools.  Many thanks to our sponsors:  Rosemont Market & Bakery, Breakwater School, Terrence J. DeWan & Associates, Mitchell & Associates, the Maine Society of Landscape Architects, and the US Green Building Council, Maine Chapter.

For more information, visit www.trails.org/programs.
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We hope you enjoyed the Green School Grounds Tour! For more information on school ground greening projects & events, please visit the School Ground Greening website at www.greeningschoolgrounds.wordpress.com.

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Portland, ME 04101
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Peaks Island, ME United States
Sep 27, 2013 1:01 PM
Peaks Island, ME United States
Sep 27, 2013 1:01 PM
Terrence P.
terrafirma landscape architecture
portsmouth, NH United States
Sep 27, 2013 6:06 AM
Portland, ME United States
Sep 25, 2013 6:42 PM
Portland, ME United States
Sep 25, 2013 6:42 PM
Catherine H.
Wentworth School
Hollis, ME United States
Sep 25, 2013 6:29 PM