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Revitalize Hudson River Park
July 27, 2008Free
Please join us in revitalizing Hudson River Park! We will be gardening in the Pier 66 Habitat Garden 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: Pier 66 Area of the Hudson River Park. This is a two/three block long area that is simulating a “natural environment” on the Hudson River and needs lots of love and care! Pier 66 is located between the Hudson River and the bikepath, adjacent to 9A (West side Hwy). The cross streets are 27th through 29th Street
Direction: 1, 6, N, R, W, F, V, C or E subway train to 23rd Street. Take M23 bus from the 23rd street to Chelsea Piers. Walk a few blocks north past construction and it will open into the finished Pier 66 planted area. Please note that your destination is a 10 minute walk from Chelsea Piers. Please go to http://www.HopStop.com/ and enter “12TH AVE and W 28TH ST” in destination to find your way to us
Meeting time: 9:45am
Meeting place: Please look for a white van or pick-up parked on the Pier 66 Promenade, north of the Boat House. Click HERE to find the meeting place
All volunteers must wear close toed/heeled shoes!
Restrooms at Pier 66 are located at Chelsea Piers – a 10 minute walk
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