Posts tagged gardening

Sign up to volunteer at Goodell Gardens & Homestead

By | June 1, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

Goodell Gardens & Homestead, a nonprofit botanical garden and arboretum in Edinboro, relies on volunteers to help put on its many summer activities and events, which include educational programs, a kids concert series, a music series, a weekly farmers market and more. Volunteer opportunities include working as Garden Sprouts aides and kids activities aides, serving…

 

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Volunteer gardeners needed at Ridge Center

By | May 23, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

The Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, needs volunteers — adults as well as young people, age 13 and up — to help maintain the Friends of TREC-sponsored gardens during the growing season. No gardening experience is needed. For more information, call Jen Salem, volunteer garden coordinator, at 835-3056 or 833-7424, or send an…

 

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Volunteer opportunities for outdoor lovers at L.E.A.F.

By | May 20, 2014 10:16 am | 0 Comments

As we get closer to summer, it’s time to think about helping out at one of our beloved outdoor venues — the Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park, or L.E.A.F. It’s a completely volunteer organization that is always looking for people interested in helping out. Year-round, volunteers are need to help put on educational events for adults and…

 

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Volunteer gardeners sought

By | May 17, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

Volunteers are invited to help the Bayfront East Side Task Force plant the first items in its community gardens on Saturday, May 24. Interested volunteers should meet at the garden at East Fourth and Parade streets at 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.besterie.org or all Paige Bosnyak at 456-1980.  

 

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Volunteers needed for Erie outdoor cleanup projects

By | April 13, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

United Way’s Days of Caring is an annual Erie event in which volunteers help spruce up outdoor spaces of local community centers and nonprofits. Projects are scheduled around the city between April 19 and 30 to help neighborhood groups, schools and nonprofit agencies get ready for warm-weather activities. The work typically involves outdoor yard work such…

 

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Neighborhood Network seeks volunteers to fill a variety of roles

By | April 8, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for a way to help make a difference in the local community, you don’t need to look further than Erie’s Neighborhood Network sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph. The organization, located at 425 W. 18th St., provides numerous services to people of all ages in the community, and it has a variety…

 

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Erie’s Ridge Center seeks volunteer gardeners

By | March 26, 2014 5:00 am | 0 Comments

Did you know that the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, has a 5-acre garden that provides a habitat for many species of birds, mammals, insects and native plants? The garden also has a walking path, a number of birdhouses, including a Purple Martin house, and a geocache site. Much of the effort to…

 

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Experience Children’s Museum to hold volunteer orientation session

By | March 10, 2014 12:05 am | 0 Comments

If you are interested in a fun, creative volunteering opportunity that involves working with children, mark your calendar. The Experience Children’s Museum will hold a volunteer orientation session on March 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. The museum, 420 French St., is seeking volunteers 14 and older to assist with education programming, special events and…

 

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Sisters of St. Joseph seek people to help with neighborhood tasks

By | August 19, 2013 9:00 am | 0 Comments

The Sisters of St. Joseph Neighborhood Network,  425 W. 18th St., is looking for volunteers to help with gardening in the neighborhood garden. The group also needs someone with experience to serve as choir director for the children’s choir, a retired general contractor or electrician to help with miscellaneous  repairs, and people to help in…

 

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Baker’s Field cleanup set for Saturday

By | July 30, 2013 4:46 pm | 0 Comments

The Academy Neighborhood Association will host its inaugural Baker’s Field Clean-Up Day on Saturday, starting at 8 a.m., and is looking for people to come out and help for as long as they are willing. Baker’s Field is located between 32nd and 33rd streets and French and Holland streets in Erie. Neighbors, families, friends and…

 

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