Orange Shirt Day - Friday, September 29

Sunday September 17

In two weeks, Saturday, September 30 is Orange Shirt Day, a day to teach reconciliation, and learn the history of children who were taken from their families to residential schools.

Garden will participate on Friday, September 29 by asking kids to wear orange tops.

You can buy your own Orange Shirt and learn more about Canada's history with residential schools at

If you'd like to pick up some books from the library that are age appropriate in order to start discussing the residential school system, Orange Shirt Day, or reconciliation, there is lots of great info at the links below:

orange shirt with every child matters slogan and design