UPCOMING EVENTS

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IT’S MY PARK DAY
Saturday, May 20th
11am – noon
Families: help Gardener Richie add spring color!
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6-WEEK LAWN CLOSURE

The Parks Department is re-sodding the lawn, and it will reopen in late May or early June. Thank you for your understanding!

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CHILDREN’S TENNIS 
Mondays: April 24,
May 1, 8, 15, 22
3:30-5:30pm
Tennis Spring 2017

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LADYBUG DAY
Sunday, June 10th
from 10am
Help us place thousands of ladybugs so they can patrol the park ecosystem. Aphids, beware!

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It’s My Park Day

Saturday, May 20th
11am – noon
Families, help Gardener Richie transition the park for spring!

 

FLOWER POWER! Hey children, do you like to garden? Then come to Washington Market Park for the citywide celebration of It’s My Park Day and work in the park gardens! Our Park Gardener Richie will instruct children and adults on how to properly plant bulbs, flowers, and work the soil depending on what is needed within the park. We will have children’s gardening gloves and trowels, but if you have your own please bring them along.

New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation asks city residents to come out twice a year to support their neighborhood park – once in the fall and once in the spring. At Washington Market, we use this day to teach children a bit about gardening, and enlist their help in planting thousands of bulbs in the fall and annuals in the spring. For children who like to get their hands dirty, this is the event for them…

This event is sponsored by The Friends of Washington Market Park.

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Our Spring 2016 It’s My Park Day!

Volunteers: thank you for your help!

2016 photos

 

 

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Our Autumn 2015 It’s My Park Day!

 

 

Inserting a hedgerow

Flower Power!