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Volunteer! It’s My Park Day, Sat. 9/16, Rain 9/17, 10am – 1pm

In autumn, thousands of volunteers across New York City join together to spruce up our public parks. In the Plaza’s Katharine Hepburn Garden, we plant flower bulbs for spring bloom, clean, paint, rake leaves and enjoy the beauty of autumn. No experience necessary, tools and supplies provided. Children age 9 and up are welcome under the supervision of an adult Public health guidelines remain in effect. Volunteers receive a souvenir floral postcard. 

Arrive any time between 9:30 am and 12 Noon, and work for at least one hour. Please us know if you would like to participate so we can plan ahead!

HOW TO REGISTER: Email fdhp@hammarskjoldplaza.org and provide your contact info: name, phone and approximate time of arrival and departure. On event day, report to  welcome table at garden gate behind Pink Moose cafe. Early birds, OK to  show up at 9 AM. If weather is “iffy” check our website for updates. 

Note: Fridays between 10 and Noon remain regular garden volunteer sessions.  

Healthy parks make healthy neighborhoods! 

  1. Concert Changed to Raindate: Friday, Aug. 20, 6 pm Leave a reply
  2. Free Park Concert, Thursday, Aug. 19, 6 PM Corina Returns with an Orchestra! Leave a reply
  3. Night Out Against Crime and Park Blackout…where does the buck stop? Leave a reply
  4. Pamela Hanlon Salon Talk on Turtle Bay History Changed to Friday, July 30th, 6 PM Leave a reply
  5. Thurs. July 22, 6 PM Salon Talk: Architecture, Up Close & Green, and the story behind Katharine Hepburn’s Bench… Leave a reply
  6. Salon Talks: Sculpture, Architecture, Turtle Bay History Leave a reply
  7. No Salon Theatre Today (7/9), Here’s What’s Coming Leave a reply
  8. Salon Theatre Changed to Friday 7/9 due to Thursday Stormy Weather Leave a reply
  9. Advance Picnic Box Orders Discontinued for Salon Talks. Now “Grab & Go” before Show Leave a reply