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Fort Tryon Park – Beautification Day
August 19, 2018Free
Please join us at Ft Tryon Park for Park Beautification Day with the Friends of Ft Tryon Park volunteers. First time gardeners and those whom have never done any gardening work are welcome. Groups are welcome too! Please be prepared to be flexible and dress accordingly as we will be doing various gardening and parks beautification tasks. PLEASE NOTE: All volunteers must be 18 years or older and must register individually for the event, even if part of a group. All participants will need to sign in (and out) and sign a waiver for the Park on the day of.
Meet at the information table set up between the two stone columns at the entrance of the main promenade to the Heather Gardens.
Directions – Take the A train to the 190th stop. elevator the stress, exit right at the top of the stairs.
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