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Fort Tryon Park – Beautification Day
August 30, 2015Free
Please join us at the Ft Tryon Park spring planting preparation!
All we will be needing is a group of focused people. First time gardener’s and those whom have never done any gardening work are welcome! Groups are welcome as well!
Please be prepared to be flexible and dress accordingly as we will be doing various gardening tasks.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE:
– All volunteers must be 18 years and older
– All volunteers must sign-in via the streetproject website. Group coordinators, please ensure that everyone in your group is signed up prior to the event.
– All participants will need to sign in (& out)
We will be meeting at the information table set up between the two stone columns at the entrance of the main promenade to the Heather Gardens.
Take the A train to 190th Street stop, elevator to the street, exit right at the top of the stairs.
Proceed north on Fort Washington Ave toward Margaret Corbin Circle, where we will be gathering.
In the event of the possibility of rain on the day of the event, please check your emails before you head out in case we need to cancel the event.
Join us after the event at the local coffee shop for some pancakes.
Choose your event by cause:
University Soup Kitchen
University Soup Kitchen is Street Project's longest running volunteer opportunity. Volunteers serve a wholesome, freshly made meal each Saturday in a respectful atmosphere. The kitchen provides a welcoming place of respite for guests and offers vital social services to those in need.
Kids & Teens
Helping Hands provides two opportunities: 1) With Publicolor, volunteers are paired with middle and high school students to repaint and revitalize public school buildings. Or 2) volunteers can support Change for Kids’ mission to invest in NYC public elementary schools in underserved communities.