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Date: May 30, 2020

Location: Kerry Vickar Centre, Wet Craft Room, 206 Bemister Ave East, Melfort, SK

Cost: $20.00

Registration Deadline: May 15, 2020

*Due to concerns related to the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 this event has been CANCELLED*

About the Program

  • Overview - What is Communities in Bloom? A look at Tidiness, Heritage Conservation, Landscaped Areas, Environmental Action, Urban Forestry and Floral Displays.

  •  Benefits of Participating.

  •  What’s new in 2020 and Getting Started!

Community Networking Opportunity

  •  Are there park/ground issues in your community?

  •  What are the solutions and how can we work together to solve our problems?

  •  Community project ideas and how to implement them

Meet the Communities in Bloom Judges

  •  Learn the benefits from the Judges’ perspective

  •  Understand the Evaluation Grid and how the judging process is positive and beneficial

Planter Design and Floral Ideas

  • Are you looking for ideas that will make your planters stunning! This is a great opportunity to learn more about floral design and specifically how it can be applied to planters

 We’ll be hosting some great guest speakers to inspire us:

- Assiniboia Workshop – Jo Ann Girardin of Assiniboia Communities in Bloom
- Melfort Workshop – Angie Bragg of Wright’s Greenhouse

Volunteer Engagement

  • Discuss the changing world of community volunteering.

  • Learn about strategies for engaging and retaining volunteers.

  • Get practical examples of how other communities and CiB participants are working with volunteers.

Workshop Times In all locations, the workshops will be scheduled as follows:
Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Workshop: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided at noon.

To Register

Login to our website and register online, or download the Registration Form (PDF) and return it by email to or by mail to:

Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association
Attn: Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces
#100 - 1445 Park Street,
Regina, SK S4N 4C5

For more information, contact Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces, by phone at (306) 780-9262 or by email at