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Talkoot – June 9, 2016 – Art in the Miners Park Trail

Two trailers, a front end loader and nine people. The Art in the Miners Park trail is about 1/3rd chipped. We concentrated on the trails were the sun doesn’t shine.

Our National Trails Day project.  (Rescheduled after last week’s rainy Saturday.)

Great job guys!

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Art in the Miners Park Trail Talkoot for National Trails Day

Due to rain on Saturday, the Talkoot is rescheduled for Thursday, June 9 at 4:30pm, meeting at the City Compost Site.

The Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park invites the public to participate in an Aurora “Art in the Miners Park” Loop work session on Saturday, June 4, National Trails Day from 9 a.m. to noon, meeting at the Miners Park Red Devil Trailhead located at the Ironwood Area School District’s Lorenson Baseball Field on Ayer Street.

“Talkoot” is the Finnish expression for a gathering of friends and neighbors to accomplish a task and is pronounced something like “tall coat”.

The focus of the Art in the Miners Park Trail Talkoot is to maintain and spread wood chips on the one mile trail. 

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Join us for our Spring Talkoot – Burma Rd, Norrie A and more…

Brushing out the downtown view of Hiawatha, an invasive species eradication introduction, and uncovering history at the Norrie “A” mineshaft starting at 9am, Saturday at Hiawatha Park.
 
Bring along your gloves, clippers and a salad for the BBQ at noon at Hiawatha Park!
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Miners Memorial Heritage Park and the Norrie Amateur Sports Club, Inc.

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