April 9, 2009
boost helps Apex Park provide new events and workshops
of Highbridge's Friends of Apex Park received a grant cheque worth
£2,615 from the Somerset Community Foundation on Wednesday
funding will enable them to provide a new events workshop programme
and also to run national activities throughout the year.
Community Foundation spokeswoman Julie Patterson told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Somerset Community Foundation is a local independent charity
that raises funds and makes grants available to a wide range of
community projects and voluntary groups which benefit local people."
kite-making workshop will be held by the Friends of Apex Park
at the Apex information point on Saturday 11th April from 10.30am
Punch and Judy shows and balloon making will be taking place for
children on Good Friday 10th April and Saturday 11th April and
Easter Monday 13th April. All shows will be taking place at 12
noon and 2pm on the grass near to Apex car park.
Ornithological Society will lead a walk from Apex Park's car park
on Saturday 18th April at 9.30am. There will be a question and
answer session afterwards, followed by refreshments at the Information
part of the Big Lottery funding, play rangers continue to encourage
youngsters by making the most of their local parks and open spaces.
They meet children every Wednesday from 4-6pm next to the skate
park. Free activities include making dens, as well as sports activities,
activity trails, 'chill-out' zones and more.