Posts tagged outdoors

Volunteers sought to help clean up Frontier Park

   October 18, 2014 4:00 am    0

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…

 

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Fun ways to help animal rescue groups this weekend

   October 3, 2014 10:25 am    0

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…

 

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Volunteers needed for Audubon’s Enchanted Forest

   September 25, 2014 9:47 am    0

Audubon Center & Sanctuary, 1600 Riverside Road, in Jamestown, N.Y., is seeking a few people to help out at its upcoming Enchanted Forest event on Oct. 3 and 4. Volunteers are needed for both evenings to help with guiding groups of visitors around the trail, kids crafts and cleanup. The program is a family-friendly, educational Halloween…

 

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Volunteers needed to assist at North East Wine Fest

   September 18, 2014 9:46 am    0

The North East Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers to help at the 2014 Wine Festival, which will be held Sept. 27 and 28 in North East’s Gravel Pit, Gibson and Heard parks. Volunteers are needed to work as wine couriers, wine checkers, admissions attendants and souvenier sellers. Each volunteer time slot is two hours….

 

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Sorters needed to help prep for book sale

   September 17, 2014 10:10 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary will hold a used book sale to benefit its Phoenix Fund for severely ill cats on Oct. 4 and 5, in the shelter’s parking lot at 5439 West Lake Road. The group is looking for a few volunteers to help sort the books prior to the sale. Sorting will be outside, for…

 

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Volunteers needed to help with Her Times 5K

   September 10, 2014 1:37 pm    0

The organizers of the Her Times 5K run for women are seeking several volunteers to serve as road marshals and to work at the finish line for the race, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, 8 a.m., at Presque Isle State Park. Volunteers would need to be on-site before the race starts and be able to…

 

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Student volunteers wanted for Ridge Center garden

   September 8, 2014 6:00 am    0

Attention students! Are you looking for service hours for the 2014-2015 school year? The TREC Garden, located at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, is looking for student volunteers age 16 and older to help with a fall cleanup on two Sundays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 12. Cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. and…

 

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Volunteers sought for rummage sale at Orphan Angels

   September 4, 2014 9:51 am    0

Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary,  5439 West Lake Road, is holding a rummage sale at the shelter on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m., and is seeking volunteers to help. Volunteers are needed to help set up items on tables on Friday afternoon/evening, to help sell on Saturday and Sunday during…

 

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Volunteers needed to help at BYC Walk for Small Animals

   September 3, 2014 12:05 pm    0

Because You Care’s 19th annual Walk for Small Animals is set for Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Liberty Park on Erie’s Bayfront. The animal rescue group is seeking volunteers to assist with setup starting at 11 a.m.; registration (from noon to 1 p.m.);  serving plates of food from 2 to 3 p.m.;  packing…

 

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Volunteers needed for Beast on the Bay

   August 25, 2014 4:00 am    1

 Barber Beast on the Bay, Erie’s largest obstacle course challenge, is looking for volunteers to help at this year’s event. It’s set for Saturday, Sept. 6 at Presque Isle State Park. Most volunteer shifts are around three hours long, and the jobs vary so you can select the job that sounds like the most fun…

 

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