It’s My Park Day – all over the Bronx Saturday, May 16

May 14th, 2009 Posted in Committees, Front Page News, Parks Committee

It’s My Park Day will be happening all over the Bronx on Saturday, May 16th.

Come join your fellow Bronxites as they plant flowers, paint benches, spread woodchips, play games, paint faces or just pick up trash.

Sites that would love volunteers to come out show support are listed below.

Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions (718) 430-4641 or reply to this email.

Community Board #1

St. Mary’s Park (St. Ann’s and 145th),11am – 3pm

  • Planting, painting, erosion control and some fun Recreation activities

Brook Park (Brook Ave and 141st),10am – 5pm

  • Weeding, clean-up, painting

Grove Hill Playground (Eagle and 158th),In the Garden,1pm – 4pm

  • Grow your gardening skills and heighten your senses as we plant and play.

Community Board #2

Hunts Point Recreation Center (Manida b/t Spofford and Lafayette),12:30pm – 3pm

  • Planting, painting, weeding and recreation activities

52 Playground (Kelly and Avenue St. John),10am – 3pm

  • Painting

New Hoe Avenue Garden (Hoe Ave b/t Southern and Aldus),12pm – 4pm

  • Clean-up, weeding and painting

Wishing Well Garden (Rev. Polite Ave b/t Westchester and Dawson),10am – 3pm

  • Weeding, Clean-up, Painting and Planting

Community Board #3

Hines Park (167th and Fulton), 10:30am – 12:30pm

  • Planting and Clean-up

Governuer Morris Playground (Third Ave & St. Paul’s), 1pm – 3pm

  • Clean-up

Rock Garden (Longfellow Ave b/t 173 & 174) In the garden,10am – 3pm

  • Clean-up, painting

Crotona Park (Crotona Park North and Marmion),10am – 1pm

  • Clean-up, planting and painting

Behagen Playground (Union Ave b/t 165 & 166),10am – 2pm

  • Tree Care and Identification

Community Board #4

Claremont Park (meet at Gazebo),12pm – 3pm

  • Planting and clean-up

Franz Sigel (153rd & Grand Concourse),10am – 2:30pm

  • Planting, spreading woodchips in Dog Run and painting

Mount Eden Malls (Mt. Eden & Sheridan Ave), 10am – 4pm

  • Clean up followed by information fair, including Emergency Preparedness Info

Keltch Park (170th Street & Jerome Ave), 10am – 1pm

  • Planting and painting

Highbridge Park (170th Street and University Ave), 10:30am – 2:30pm

  • Clean-up, spreading wood chips and planting

Community Board #5

University Woods (Cedar Avenue, b/t Fordham Road and 179th Street, meet at staircase closest to Fordham Road), 11am – 4pm

  • Clean-up, planting and painting

Mount Hope Playground (Walton Ave & 177th St), 9:30am – 11am

  • Clean Up

Community Board #6

Crotona Parkway Malls (Crotona Parkway, Southern Blvd. and 181st St), 9am – 12pm

  • Clean-up, painting, followed by community outreach

Community Board #7

Williamsbridge Oval (Bainbridge & Reservoir Oval), 10:30am – 4:30pm

  • Planting, mulching, composting, painting and clean-up.  Followed by recreation activities.

St. James (Jerome Ave b/t 191 and 193),10am – 3pm

  • Planting, spreading woodchips and painting

Mosholu Parkway (Gully Park, Webster Ave & MPS), 10am – 12pm

  • Planting, painting and clean-up

Van Cortlandt Park (meet at Bainbridge and Jerome Ave), 10am – 1pm

  • Trail restoration on Croton Extension Trail

Community Board #8

Henry Hudson Park (5/17/09), Independence Ave & 227th 10am – 1pm

  • Clean-up, weeding and painting

Community Board #9

Parque de los ninos (Morrison Ave & Harrod), 11am – 3pm

  • Clean-up, spreading woodchips, Tree Care and information fair

Field of Dreams (Randall Ave & Stickball Blvd), 9am – 1pm

  • Clean-up and painting

Pugsley Creek (end of White Plains Road), 10am – 2pm

  • Shoreline Clean-Up

Community Board #10

Ferry Point Park (Brush & Schley),9am – 1:30pm

  • Shoreline Clean-Up

Bruckner Skate Park (Cross BX Service Road & Brinsmade) ,12pm – 2pm

  • Clean-up

Pelham Bay Park (Bartow-Pell Mansion), 10am – 1pm

  • Clean-up and gardening

Pelham Bay Park (meet at Northeast corner Orchard Beach Parking Lot), 9:30am – 2pm

  • Trail Restoration

Community Board #11

Zimmerman Playground (Olinville, Barker & Britton), 9am – 1pm

  • Clean-up and Painting

Community Board #12

Bronx Park (Bronx Blvd. & 213th St), 11am – 1pm

  • Clean-up, planting and spreading woodchips

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