Sustainable Belmont – Green Garden Tour

Green Garden Tour in Belmont

Green Garden Tour in Belmont

This Sunday, Sustainable Belmont is sponsoring a “Green Garden Tour.”  The Belmont Green Garden Tour will showcase organic and sustainable gardens around Belmont.  There are eight private gardens and two public gardens on the tour.  Gardeners on the tour are growing herbs, fruits, vegetables, flowers and shrubs.  Their gardens attract a variety of birds and butterflies.  Features of yards on the tour include:

  • Rain barrels
  • Compost bins
  • Solar panels
  • Chicken coops
  • Beehives

You are encouraged to ask the host gardeners questions while visiting their gardens.  You’re bound to pick up some great ideas.

The Sustainable Belmont Green Garden Tour is scheduled for Sunday, September 18, 2011 from 11 am to 3 pm.   The tour will be held rain or shine.  It is free and open to the public.

Here is a pamphlet to download with addresses, info and a map of the Green Garden Tour in Belmont.

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Belmont Hen House Tour

Hen House Tour in Belmont - Backyard Chicken Coops

Belmont Hen House Tour  I’m a huge fan of house tours but this is a new one on me!

This Saturday afternoon, October 30th, there’s a Hen House Tour in Belmont MA.  You’ll be able to tour eight backyard chicken coops in Belmont.   The owners will be on hand to talk about raising poultry.

Raising chickens in the suburbs and city is more and more popular nowadays. If you’re thinking about getting some backyard chickens of your own this tour should give you some great ideas.

The Belmont Hen House Tour is a benefit for the new Belmont Public Library.

Tickets are for sale at: 

  • Belmont Library, 336 Concord Ave, Belmont, MA 02478
  • Champions Sporting Goods, 53 Leonard St, Belmont, MA
  • Vicki Lee’s in Cushing Square, 105 Trapelo Rd, Belmont, MA 02478

Tickets are $20 for a Family – $10 for an Adult – $5 for a Student – Children under five are free

Maps of the chicken coop locations can be picked up on the day of the tour until 3:00 pm behind the Library at 336 Concord Ave at the “drive-by chicken coop”

The Belmont Hen House Tour is scheduled for Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 1 to 5 pm

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Belmont Events – East Coast Movie Premiere – Stolen Holidays

Film Series in BelmontThe second film in Belmont World Films Spring series, Image + Identity, is a French film, Stolen Holidays, about a retired school teacher who refuses to return her grandchildren to their parents after a daytrip.  This is the East Coast premiere for Stolen Holidays.

Belmont World Films is a nonprofit organization that showcases quality international films, documentaries, animation, and shorts from countries around the world.  Movies are shown at the Studio Cinema, a single-screen theater near Waverley Square.  There are six movies in the spring film series, shown on Sundays at 7:30 pm. 

When: Sunday, March 8, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Where: Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont

How Much: $8, $7 for seniors and students

For more information call Belmont World Films at 617-484-3980.

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Belmont Events – Belmont World Film – Arabian Nights – New England Premiere

At the Movies in Belmont MABelmont World Films is a nonprofit organization that showcases international films, documentaries, animation, and shorts from countries around the world.  Movies are shown at the Studio Cinema, a single-screen theater at 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont.  There are six movies in the spring film series, shown on Sundays at 7:30 pm. 

The first film in the series is Arabian Nights a film from Luxembourg about a young train conductor who becomes obsessed with a beautiful Algerian woman.  Arabian Nights was Luxembourg’s entry for the 2008 Academy Awards and this is the film’s New England premiere. 

When: Sunday, March 1, 2009 at 7:30 pm

Where: Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Road, Belmont

How Much: $8, $7 for seniors and students

For more information call Belmont World Films at 617-484-3980.

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