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Interested in volunteering? We are always looking for help with research and park history, photography, and administrative support.

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Volunteer Lunch n’ Learn

May 15, 2020 | 12:00 PM | Classes,Volunteer Event

Bring your lunch over to the office and join our volunteer coordinator Claire to chat about Friends’ mission and how you can get involved. We love collaboration and thrive with volunteer help. We can’t wait to meet you! — Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is a non-profit organization that works to empower people to cultivate vibrant parks, trees and green spaces in our community. We have a small staff but work throughout the entire city, so we rely heavily on…

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BBQ & Beautify at Ken-O-Sha Park

June 4, 2020 | 5:30 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Join us at Ken-O-Sha Park at 5:30 pm to beautify the park and enjoy a community meal together. Don’t worry if you need to leave early or arrive late – we’re flexible. All ages are welcome! Friends of GR Parks will provide the tools and training for each project (from trash pickup to pruning trees and planting flowers!). After the volunteer portion, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal from a local restaurant.   *** The BBQ & Beautify event…

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BBQ & Beautify at Plaster Creek Park

June 18, 2020 | 5:30 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Join us at Plaster Creek Park at 5:30 pm to beautify the park and enjoy a community meal together. Don’t worry if you need to leave early or arrive late – we’re flexible. All ages are welcome! Friends of GR Parks will provide the tools and training for each project (from trash pickup to pruning trees and planting flowers!). After the volunteer portion, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal from a local restaurant.   *** The BBQ & Beautify…

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Volunteer Lunch n’ Learn

July 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM | Classes,Volunteer Event

Bring your lunch over to the office and join our volunteer coordinator Claire to chat about Friends’ mission and how you can get involved. We love collaboration and thrive with volunteer help. We can’t wait to meet you! — Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is a non-profit organization that works to empower people to cultivate vibrant parks, trees and green spaces in our community. We have a small staff but work throughout the entire city, so we rely heavily on…

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BBQ & Beautify at Sweet Street Park

July 30, 2020 | 5:30 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Join us at Sweet Street Park at 5:30 pm to beautify the park and enjoy a community meal together. Don’t worry if you need to leave earlyninit or arrive late – we’re flexible. All ages are welcome! Friends of GR Parks will provide the tools and training for each project (from trash pickup to pruning trees and planting flowers!). After the volunteer portion, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal from a local restaurant.   *** The BBQ & Beautify…

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BBQ & Beautify at Joe Taylor Park

August 6, 2020 | 5:30 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Join us at Joe Taylor Park at 5:30 pm to beautify the park and enjoy a community meal together. Don’t worry if you need to leave early or arrive late – we’re flexible. All ages are welcome! Friends of GR Parks will provide the tools and training for each project (from trash pickup to pruning trees and planting flowers!). After the volunteer portion, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal from a local restaurant.   *** The BBQ & Beautify…

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Volunteer Lunch n’ Learn

September 25, 2020 | 12:00 PM | Classes,Volunteer Event

Bring your lunch over to the office and join our volunteer coordinator Claire to chat about Friends’ mission and how you can get involved. We love collaboration and thrive with volunteer help. We can’t wait to meet you! — Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is a non-profit organization that works to empower people to cultivate vibrant parks, trees and green spaces in our community. We have a small staff but work throughout the entire city, so we rely heavily on…

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Volunteer Lunch n’ Learn

December 18, 2020 | 12:00 PM | Classes,Volunteer Event

Bring your lunch over to the office and join our volunteer coordinator Claire to chat about Friends’ mission and how you can get involved. We love collaboration and thrive with volunteer help. We can’t wait to meet you! — Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is a non-profit organization that works to empower people to cultivate vibrant parks, trees and green spaces in our community. We have a small staff but work throughout the entire city, so we rely heavily on…

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