Posts tagged gardening

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… View Article

Read more

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… View Article

Read more

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… View Article

Read more

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… View Article

Read more

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… View Article

Read more

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… View Article

Read more

Gardening volunteers needed at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center

By | October 24, 2012 11:36 am | 0 Comments


Get your hands dirty for the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. The center needs help maintaining the Friends of TREC sponsored gardens. It is looking for adults and young people ages 13 and older. Volunteers can work on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and/or Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No gardening experience… View Article

Read more