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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Open space
Open space refers to parks, playgrounds and other outdoor amenities located in or adjacent to Prospect Heights.

Eastern Parkway clean up

Start Date: 
April 22, 2018 - 11:00am - 2:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Cultural Row Block Association (CuRBA) on Eastern Parkway
Location: 
Outside Copley Plaza apartments
41 Eastern Parkway
United States
Description: 

After a long winter, it is time to clean up! Volunteers will pick up trash & debris on the median and sidewalks between Plaza Street and Washington Ave. If there is time (and energy) they will also include Underhill Avenue to St. Johns Avenue.

If you miss the start, join them on the median. Garbage bags and basic gloves will be provided.

Please RSVP to curbaonep@gmail.com.

Open to: 
General public

Friends of the Berms clean up

Start Date: 
November 18, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Friends of the Berms
Location: 
Meet at Vanderbilt Avenue and Plaza Street
United States
Description: 

The Friends of the Berms will hold its final outing of the year on Saturday Nov. 18, 10:00-Noon, for cleaning and greening of the Berms surrounding Grand Army Plaza. To celebrate another successful year, they will close the day with PIZZA, courtesy of the Prospect Park Volunteer Office!

As usual, they'll meet at the corner of Plaza Street and Vanderbilt Ave, then move to the day's work area. Please arrive by 10:00 sharp! Adults and supervised children are welcome; experience is not required.

For more information, call (718) 623-6768.

Open to: 
Adults and supervised children

Pumpkin Smash Potato Bake Bash

Start Date: 
November 4, 2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Community Farm
Location: 
Prospect Heights Community Farm
252-256 St Marks Avenue
United States
Description: 

It’s the annual Prospect Heights Community Farm Pumpkin Smash Potato Bake Bash this weekend and this year’s event will be their19th one in succession!

Bring your left over jack o’ lanterns to smash in the farm's compost. Theye’ll also have a grill going to bake potatoes as well as hot cider and other snacks. Stop by and hang out as the Community Farm closes out the garden season!

Open to: 
General public

Reimagine Prospect Park

Start Date: 
November 5, 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Park Alliance
Location: 
Brooklyn Public Library Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
United States
Description: 

Over the last six months the Prospect Park Alliance gathered community input on how to shape the future of Prospect Park’s Rose Garden—a little-known area in the northeast corner of the Park—into a welcoming place for all of Brooklyn’s diverse communities. Now they want to share all the great feedback and ideas they received to narrow down the options!

Join the Alliance on Sunday, November 5 to:

  • Hear a report back of all the input we have collected
  • Narrow down options for the future of the Rose Garden
  • Learn about the design process and next steps
  • Get information on how to stay involved

If you have questions about this event, please contact daryle@hesterstreet.org.

Learn more and RSVP at prospectpark.org/reimagine.

Open to: 
General public (RSVP requested)

Vanderbilt Avenue Tree Care and Beautification

Start Date: 
November 4, 2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Street Tree Task Force
Location: 
Meet at southeast corner of Vanderbilt Avenue and St. Marks Avenue
United States
Description: 

The Prospect Heights Street Tree Task Force, along with NYC Parks Stewardship and Trees New York, will partner with neighborhood merchants and residents on Saturday, November 4 to clean, aerate, fertilize, and mulch Vanderbilt Avenue’s tree beds. Certified citizen pruners will be on hand to prune our street trees. Pitch in for an hour or so to ensure the survival of our street trees!

Our street trees have a tough life, but we can improve their lives, and that in turn will improve ours.

  • Volunteers will be provided garden gloves, cultivators, trash bags, compost, mulch and expert guidance.
  • Free daffodil bulbs will be available to volunteers compliments of the New Yorkers for Parks Daffodil Project.
  • “Curb Your Dog” signs will also be available for the street tree in front of your home or business

For more information, see www.facebook.com/groups/PHTrees or email phstreettrees@gmail.com.

 

Open to: 
General public

Friends of the Berms clean up

Start Date: 
August 19, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Open space
Sponsored By: 
Friends of the Berms
Location: 
Vanderbilt Avenue and Plaza Street
United States
Description: 

The next outing of the Friends of the Berms will be this Saturday Aug 19, 10:00-noon, for cleaning and greening of the Berms surrounding Grand Army Plaza. If you're around, please join in!

As usual, they'll meet at the corner of Plaza Street and Vanderbilt Ave, then move to the day's work area. Please arrive by 10:00 sharp! Adults and supervised children are welcome; experience is not required.

Please call 718-623-6768 with any questions.

Open to: 
Adults and supervised children