Parkside Evans Weekly Volunteer Workday

Next date is Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 from 9:30am to 11:30am (ET)
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About

Parkside Evans Fields is a 4-acre site located along Parkside Avenue in West Fairmount Park. The site features:

A playground.
A sprayground.
A pump track.
Courts for basketball and tennis.

Meet-up Spot, Parking, Travel
Please meet at Parkside Evans Playground, 5300 Parkside Ave, Philadelphia, PA, 19131
  

**Please don’t leave valuables or anything visible in your vehicles.**

Join us for a volunteer service day, hosted by Fairmount Park Conservancy. Together, we will work on:

- Removing invasive species

- Weeding tree pit

- Trash pick up

- Maintenance of trail entrance & more

Schedule

Starting Thursday, July 19th, 9:30 am - 11:30 am.


What to Wear and Bring

·    We strongly recommend wearing long pants that cover your ankles and long sleeves to protect your arms.

·    Sturdy, closed-toe shoes like boots or sneakers are required (no ballet flats, flip flops, or sandals).

·    Please bring a reusable water bottle. We will provide jugs for refilling.

·    Volunteers are also required to wear gloves while working. Gloves will be provided, but you are also welcome to bring your own.

·    You may also want to consider wearing a hat or sunglasses. 

·    In general, please wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

Additional Details

·   There is plenty of parking!

·   There are no bike racks, but we can keep your bike with us to keep an eye on it.

·   Buses 38 and 40 stop along nearby Belmont Avenue, but please be extremely careful. walking from these stops as there are no sidewalks and vehicles tend to speed in this area.

·    We will provide all the tools, supplies, and materials for the project, including gloves.

·    We will provide snacks and a water cooler to refill your bottles.

·    We will provide bug spray, sunblock, hand sanitizer, and wipes.

·    Please bring a mask (optional).

Note: The location may change in the future
Positions
95 Remaining
Registration
Registration Opened
Registration Closes
Any time before each end date or when space runs out.
Sustainable Development Goals
GivePulse
55 Positions Filled | 21 Impacts | 40 Hours

Upcoming Dates

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Eduardo Duenas wrote on August 8th, 2022

Dear volunteers,
Tomorrow, August 9th, we decided to cancel our volunteer event due to excessive heat. We will continue our Weekly Volunteer Workday on Tuesday, August 16th.