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Make a Difference Day 2015

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

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PositionsMany Remaining
Close DateAny time before the event ends or when space runs out.
Shared WithCenter for Community Engagement
Description
The Landis Community Outreach Center and the Center for Community Engagement are coordinating service opportunities for the Lafayette College community in the Easton area for Make A Difference Day 2015. This year, the theme is Growing Our Roots in Easton, and we have a wide range of projects available to members of the Lafayette Community including: tree planting, garden maintenance, and neighborhood cleanups. Morning service projects will take place between 9am-12pm and afternoon projects will run between 1-4pm. Transportation is provided. Space is limited, so register today! Please contact Emily Lindahl (lindahle@lafayette.edu) for group registration information.
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Shifts (19)

Name & TimeDescriptionPositions
 
Start: Sat, Oct 24 7:45am
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:30pm


Easton, PA 18042
8/8Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:30am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:00pm
Volunteers will be weeding farm rows, mulching plants, turning compost piles, spreading wood chips, and planting garlic.

Please wear clothes that can get dirty and sturdy shoes!

Behind the Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 902 Philadelphia Road
17/17Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:35am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:00pm
Volunteers will participate in hillside clearing & preparation for wild flower hydro-seeding.

Wastewater plant, 50 South Delaware Dr, Easton, PA 18042
16/16Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:40am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:00pm
Volunteers will be putting the garden to bed for the winter, add compost and mulch to the garden,dig for potatoes and plant garlic.

Garden is behind the Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 902 Philadelphia Road, Easton, PA 18042
9/9Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:50am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:00pm
Clean up garden beds as needed, clean up back of garden, move and spread wood chips.

At the corner of 5th and Ferry Sts. Behind the Jacob Nicholas historic house., 121 S. 5th Street, Easton, PA 18042
10/10Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:50am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:00pm
Remove vegetable and flower plants to compost, remove soil from some containers and pot up succulents to bring them inside for the winter. Disconnect irrigation and timers, and bring the equipment inside. If there is time, volunteers will also scrape and repaint the metal outdoor table.

garden is behind the Nurture Nature Center, 518 Northampton Street, Easton, PA 18042
6/6Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 8:50am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:30pm
Volunteers will be putting the garden to bed for the season. This will include removing all plant material, turning beds, and composting.

past the recycling plant, 1426 Lynn St., Easton, PA 18042
21/22Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 9:00am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:30pm
Volunteers will be cleaning, weeding and planting for fall in order to prepare the garden area for the winter.

Wear sturdy work boots or sneakers.

Paxinosa Elementary School, 1221 Northapmton St, Easton, PA 18042
10/10Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 9:05am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:30pm
Clean up raised beds. Spread wood Chips on foot paths. Take down, pack and store tent in shed for the winter.

1 mi. after the Lafayette Boathouse, on the right., 1075 Lehigh Dr., Easton, PA 18042
9/9Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 9:05am
End: Sat, Oct 24 12:30pm
Volunteers will help the Easton Area Community Center organize sale items for the Community Sale.

Please wear comfortable clothes that you can work in!

Easton Area Community Center, 901 Washington Ave., Easton, PA 18042
8/8Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:15pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Volunteers will be putting the garden to bed for the season. This will include removing all plant material, turning beds, and composting.

past the recycling plant, 1426 Lynn St., Easton, PA 18042
22/22Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:20pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Volunteers will be putting the garden to bed for the winter, add compost and mulch to the garden,dig for potatoes and plant garlic.

Garden is behind the Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 902 Philadelphia Road, Easton, PA 18042
8/8Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:25pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Volunteers will participate in hillside clearing & preparation for wild flower hydro-seeding.

Wastewater plant, 50 South Delaware Dr, Easton, PA 18042
16/16Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:35pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Volunteers will help to clean up the inside and outside of the Ferry Street Apartments transitional housing facility. Painters will also be needed to paint a wooden fence that borders one area of of the property

600 Ferry Street, Easton, PA 18042
17/17Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:35pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Volunteers will help to finish painting the men's dormitory and prepare the grounds for winter. Volunteers should wear clothes that can get dirty/get paint on them.

Directly behind Lafayette College, 536 Bushkill Drive, Easton, PA 18042
9/9Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:40pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
WWNP will partner with West Ward Wise to provide children with an afternoon of pumpkin painting and pumpkin carving. Volunteers will help children come up with fun and creative designs for their pumpkins and assist them in the execution of the designs. Volunteers will also assist with cleanup. A really fun project!

Small park with pavilion, On Jackson St between N 11th and N 12th Sts., Easton, PA 18042
12/12Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:40pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Students will be helping to clean up the garden as well as turning and spreading compost.

Wear clothes that can get dirty and sneakers or work boots!

Lot located on the corner of South 10th and Pine street. There is a large mural on a wall behind the garden, 916 Pine Street, Easton, PA 18042
6/6Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:45pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Indoor project where volunteers will be helping refurbish holiday decorations.

on the first floor of the Pine St. parking garage on S. Third St, next to bus station/ police station, 35 S. Third St., Easton, PA 18042
12/12Over
Start: Sat, Oct 24 12:45pm
End: Sat, Oct 24 4:00pm
Close down the garden for the season including-move and improve compost bin, lay cardboard and mulch for weed prevention and install picket fence

corner of Ferry and S 6th St, 532 Ferry St, Easton, PA 18042
6/6Over