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Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park is seeking volunteers to help maintain the arboretum throughout the fall. Work to be done includes weeding, edging, pruning trees, mulching, picking up trash and the like. If you are age 16 or older and would like to help keep the park maintained and looking good for visitors, go…
Do you like children? Would you like to help them learn through fun activities? The Experience Children’s Museum at 420 French St. will hold a training session for adults interested in becoming museum docents on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. The docents’ responsibilities include facilitating museum programs and assisting with classes, camps, scout…
Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is seeking volunteers to help prepare Camp Hawthorne Ridge, in Girard, for the upcoming Camp Creepy, as well as to help out during the event on Oct. 25. Volunteers are needed to help with registration, food, setup, tear down, directing cars, helping with games and crafts, and leading participants on the haunted hike….
The Erie Animal Network/A.N.N.A. Shelter Community Pet Food Bank serves people in need of help feeding their pets due to a temporary financial setback. The food bank is currently in desperate need of donations for this program, which helps keep more pets in their homes, and reduces owner surrender and animal abandonment. If you are able to help,…
The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network is in need of a volunteer part-time receptionist, about 8 hours a week or less, at 425 W. 18th St., starting as soon as possible. Anyone interested should contact Lora Caldwell, volunteer coordinator at 397-3376 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Sisters of St. Joseph Network, visit www.ssjnn.org.
Find hundreds of used books in every genre at Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary’s used book sale today, Wednesday and Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the social hall at Lake Shore Fire Dept., 5310 West Lake Road. All proceeds will benefit the shelter’s Phoenix fund for cats with special medical needs. For more information, visit http://orphanangels.weebly.com.
On Monday, Hooked on Books for Kids will be receiving 40,000 new books at the Shred-X Warehouse, 2952 W. 22nd St. Volunteers are needed to help unpack and sort books on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 p.m., and Thursday, 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m. Hooked on Books for Kids works with Erie County’s…
This weekend offers multiple opportunities to help Erie-area animal rescue groups — and have fun at the same time. Start the weekend with a 3-mile charity walk for the Erie Animal Network’s Community Cat Fund on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Community Cat Fund pays for spays, neuters, vaccinations, shelters and food for stray cats in…
Twice a year, volunteers pick up trash along Audubon Center & Sanctuary’s adopted section of Route 62 from Riverside Road, in New York, where the Audubon Center & Sanctuary is located, south to the Pennsylvania state line. The Center is inviting volunteers to join this endeavor from 9 a.m. to noon on this Saturday, Oct….
Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia is asking frequent fliers with air miles from Delta, U.S. Airways and United to donate their unused air miles from summer travel to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Those miles are turned into free flights for wish kids battling life-threatening medical conditions, and once donated, they never expire. Seventy-five percent of wishes…