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Saturday, June 1 - Gathering on the Green
37th Gathering On The Green Set To Kick Off Summer In The City! 

The “Gathering on the Green” in Wortley Village has been the Forest City’s unofficial start to summer and this year is no exception. The Old South Community Organization (OSCO) proudly presents the annual event on June 1, 10am to 5pm., at “The Green” behind the YMCA, (Former Normal School), at 165 Elmwood Avenue, London, Ontario.

It’s a full day of free family fun! Enjoy live entertainment, an all day BBQ, over 120 craft and plant vendors and much more! Join us and kick start the summer with one of London’s longest standing traditions.

Here are just a few of the highlights for 2019.

Free Live Music Entertainment on the Main Stage Featuring:
National Anthem, “O Canada” – Sung by Scott Bollert
Paul Stock - Children's Entertainer
Mysterium Children's Choir
Rad Trad Tree
Taddle Creek Tributary
Those Trad Guys
Dance Extreme
17Watts
Lost at C- New Horizons

Program is coordinated and managed by Candice Lubick, Artistic Director

Escorted Bike Parade: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join the ride anywhere along the route starting at 10:00 a.m. The parade starts at Commissioners Road & Wortley Road and continues north on Wortley Road. The grand finish is at the “Gathering on the Green”. All ages, abilities and road safe icycles are welcome. Enjoy free valet bike parking all day! Win a prize for the “Best Decorated” bicycle. Decorations will be supplied. ponsored by OSCO and Shayne Hodgson – Big Bike Giveaway.
 
Charlotte’s Memorial Tea Garden 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Named in honour of “Gathering on the Green” founding member Charlotte Moore the tradition continues into its 37th year under the same shady Maple tree. Enjoy a refreshing cup of tea and delicious scones along with other home baked treats.

Pet Show 4:30 p.m. Local pets can compete for the "Best Dressed" and "Talent" categories. Please register with event sponsors.
Sponsored by The Friendly Groomer and A Village Tail.


Please note, program is subject to change.

For more information on the Gathering on the Green: https://www.facebook.com/events/381655405986929/

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OSCO meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
from 7-9 p.m. at London Library, 167 Wortley Rd.  All Welcome.