Festivals Winterfest 2015 (date TBD):Winterfest has been a popular and free annual opportunity for area residents and vistors of all ages to join in winter fun and games at the LEAF Education Center and Frontier Park. On hand are horse-drawn wagon rides, ice carving, face painting, ice-fishing demonstrations, kite flying, and (weather permitting) sledding, toboganning, snowboarding and snowman making.
Frolf (frisbee golf) September 28 - at 2 pm
Workshops October 14 - Preparing Your Trees and Shrubs for Winter at the LEAF Education Center, 6-7 p.m. Join us for an evening workshop to learn practices to prepare your trees, shrubs and herbaceous garden plants for winter. We will discuss which species should be pruned in the autumn, how and when to fertilize, and when to divide and transplant garden plants. Located at the LEAF Education Center between the tennis courts and playground at 1501 W Sixth Street Erie, PA 16505. $5 LEAF members, $10 non-members, call 814-453-5323 or email email@example.com to make your reservation today!
LEAF Festival Poster Contest Winners - Congrautlations to all of our winners and a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated! We enjoyed viewing all of the entries, and all of them captured the "Together Under the Trees" theme very well and each in a unique way. Winning entries pictured below in each catgory - Kindergarden-1st grade winner: Virginia Bowes, age 6; 2nd-3rd grade winner Collin Bowes, age 8; and 4th-5th grade winner Rachel Maggio.
LEAF is always looking for individuals, organizations and businesses that would be willing to sponsor our annual community events. Your sponsorship help pays for event expenses, future projects at the arboretum, and educational and recreational opportunities for residents and visitors at Frontier Park. Contact LEAF today if you are interested in sponsoring a 2014 event!
Rent the LEAF Education Center for Your Next Event! If you are looking for a fun and unique venue, look no further! The LEAF Eduction Center offers plenty of space, great lighting and atmosphere, and a sweeping panoramic view of the arboretum at an affordable rate. Contact LEAF today if you are interested in learning more about the facility and to book your next event. Open dates are filling up fast!