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Apple Picking Green Exercise adventure

Date: October-14-2017 09:00 AM till October-14-2017 05:00 PM
Location: Baskinta
Contact Person: Wassim Kays / 01 350000 ext. 4521 , naturevillage@aub.edu.lb
Category: Alert

It’s time to chase off some doctors! Baskinta will be hosting their annual Apple Season Festival and we invite you to join us on our Green Exercise adventure on Saturday, October 14, 2017. 
 
The day will start with an hour-and-a-half hike followed by apple-picking in a grove. The trip will end in Baskinta's Apple Season Festival, where you can enjoy buying fresh produce and meeting local farmers. 
 
Bus departure is at 9:00 am, AUB Medical Gate (please arrive beforehand). Register by contacting Wassim Kays naturevillage@aub.edu.lb; phone number 01 350000 ext. 4521, mobile: 03 042792 .
 
Please note that lunch is not included in the field trip; you can alternatively have a delicious meal of your choice from Souk el Akel. 
 
Participation fee is $25 per adult, $20 for students,  $15 for children between 9 and 15 years of age, and free of charge for children 8 years or younger. Keep in mind that this is a child-friendly nature experience!  
 
For those interested, you can benefit from a 50% discount at hostels, hotels, and restaurants during the two day festival. 
 
Please be mindful to make any cancellations at least two days before the day of the field trip. Please note, the participation of a minimum of 12 people is required for the field trip to take place.
 
 
The NCC team
 
* Green Exercise is an initiative which connects people to nature. Green Exercise also raises awareness of the social and cultural aspects embedded in our environment. Using the knowledge gained from local farmers and from research, this initiative is one way in which NCC positively impacts our environment. Participating in Green Exercise brings new life and thought into our conservation efforts.
 


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