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Three for the Weekend: buckthorn garden, Pēteris Vasks, seed exchange

Weekend is here with promising weather, up to +20 C for the first time this year. Here are some tips how to spend it!

ZELT Sea Buckthorn Garden

Starting Saturday, April 17, ZELT sea buckthorn garden is open for walks to everyone - nature lovers, birdwatchers, those who want to know more about sea buckthorns. Garden in Zeltlejas, Jelgava municipality, is open 10 AM to 4 PM. Location on the map here. Entry is free.

Pēteris Vasks

April 16 marks the 75th birthday of Latvian composer Pēteris Vasks. A livestream concert with the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, conductors Māris Sirmais and Andris Poga, violinist Kristīne Balanas and celloist Margarita Balanas will be broadcast on Latvian Radio 3 at 7 PM and Latvian Television at 9 PM.

On April 17, Latvijas Koncerti offers another concert marking the same event with Latvian Radio choir, conductor Sigvards Kļava and pianist Reinis Zariņš. The concert will be streamed at 9 PM on Latvijas Koncerti website and Facebook page.

Seed exchange

Āgenskalna market has introduced a new service - a seed exchange. Bring the seeds you don't want to plant for one reason or another and get other seeds in place. Seed exchange point is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 8 AM to 6 PM and Saturdays from 11 AM to 1 PM. Entrance from Nometņu Street 64.

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