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Ottawa Hills Park BBQ & Beautify

June 20, 2019 | 5:30 PM | Park Volunteer Event,Parks Alive Leaders,Volunteer Event

Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide the tools and training for each project. At 6:30 pm, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal featuring deliciously fresh, nutritious menu provided by Johnny B’z. Don’t worry if you need to leave early or arrive late, we’ll welcome you when you arrive.      This is the fourth year…

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Volunteer At Movies In The Neighborhood Parks – Clemente Park

June 22, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Are you interested in volunteering at Movies In The Neighborhood Parks?  We need your help to ensure we have a great event.  Each volunteer will receive a FREE t-shirt. Duties will include: Assisting with set-up for the event, trash maintenance during the event, breakdown and clean-up after the event. Sign up the entire night or chose a shift that works best for you.  Register here. Set-up Crew – 5:00  – 8:00 pm Breakdown Crew – 7:30 – 10:30 pm  …

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KaBOOM! Playground Build – Caulfield Park

June 28, 2019 | 8:00 AM | Park Volunteer Event,Volunteer Event

Help the City of Grand Rapids build a playground in partnership with Amway and KaBOOM! When: Friday, June 28, 2019, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Where: Caulfield Park, 1119 Caulfield SW What to Wear:  Please dress for the weather and plan to wear clothes that can get dirty or paint on them. Who: Only adults can participate in building in the playground construction areas.  There will be youth activities available that are not in the construction areas. Weather: We will build…

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Oakhill Cemetery Beautification

June 29, 2019 | 9:30 AM | Park Volunteer Event,Parks Alive Leaders,Volunteer Event

Join us as we work together to beautify one of our local green spaces at Oakhill Cemetery.  You can register here. When: June 29, 9:30 am – 11:00 am Where: Oakhill Cemetery, 647 Hall St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 What to Wear: Please dress for the weather and plan to wear clothes that can get dirty or paint on them.  All volunteers under the age of 18 must have a parent signature on liability waiver before allowed to volunteer. Who: …

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Mary Waters Park BBQ & Beautify

July 11, 2019 | 5:30 PM | Park Volunteer Event,Parks Alive Leaders,Volunteer Event

Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide the tools and training for each project. At 6:30 pm, we’ll gather for a free BBQ meal featuring deliciously fresh, nutritious menu provided by Johnny B’z. Don’t worry if you need to leave early or arrive late, we’ll welcome you when you arrive.      This is the fourth year…

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Campau Park BBQ & Beautify

July 18, 2019 | 5:30 PM | Park Volunteer Event,Volunteer Event

The Campau Connection is sponsoring our very first community-led BBQ & Beautify.  The Campau Connection is a group of community partners that work collaboratively to provide resources and support to the students and families in the Campau Commons area. Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide the tools and training for each project. After the project, we’ll gather for…

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Volunteer At Movies In The Neighborhood Park – MLK Park

July 20, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Are you interested in volunteering at Movies In The Neighborhood Parks?  Join our Movie Crew.  We need your help to ensure we have a great event.  Each volunteer will receive a FREE t-shirt. Duties will include: Assisting with set-up for the event, trash maintenance during the event, breakdown and clean-up after the event. Sign up the entire night or chose a shift that works best for you.  Register here. Set-up Crew – 5:00  – 8:00 pm Breakdown Crew – 7:30…

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Volunteer At Movies In The Neighborhood Park – Eastern Park

August 24, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Community Event,Volunteer Event

Are you interested in volunteering at Movies In The Neighborhood Parks?  Join our Movie Crew!  We need your help to ensure we have a great event.  Each volunteer will receive a FREE t-shirt. Duties will include: Assisting with set-up for the event, trash maintenance during the event, breakdown and clean-up after the event. Sign up the entire night or chose a shift that works best for you.  Register here. Set-up Crew – 5:00  – 8:00 pm Breakdown Crew – 7:30…

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