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Mother’s Day at Hudson River Park
May 11, 2008Free
Please join us in celebrating Mother’s Day by revitalizing Hudson River Park! We will be gardening in the South Promenade area of the Hudson River Park. They need lots of love and care!
All we will be needing is a group of focused people. We will provide all necessary tools including gloves. First time gardener’s welcome! Those who have never done any gardening work are welcome as well!
Please be prepared to be flexible in tasks. Our tasks include perennial bed weeding and pruning but not limited to these. Please be prepared to do any gardening task. Thanks in advance!
Duration: Between 9:45am and 1:30pm
Where: Hudson River Park’s South Promenade flower beds
Location: The tree lined, raised garden beds are located next to the bikepath, between 9A (West side Hwy) and the Battery Park buildings. The major cross streets are West Thames and Battery Park Place. Directly beside the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
Direction: 1 train to South Ferry – Exit near State Street, walk West on State, Turn left into Battery Park and walk northwest till you see Battery Park Place Street, the Promenade bed is across the street, running North along the Bikepath.
Meeting time: 9:45am
Meeting place: At the white Hudson River Park Trust Pick-up Truck, parked on the South Promenade walkway, between the trees and raised beds
All volunteers must wear close toed/heeled shoes!
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