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Frederick Law Olmsted along with his design partner Calvert Vaux was responsible for designing Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City.

Events

Park Steward Training IV: Horticultural Techniques
September 16, 2014 6:30 PM - September 16, 2014 8:00 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach.
A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30pm. The fourth in a series, this training will discuss planting, pruning and mulching techniques used in horticulture. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 18, 2014 6:00 PM - September 18, 2014 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
September 20, 2014 10:00 AM - September 20, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Park Steward Training V: Volunteer Management & Community Outreach
September 23, 2014 6:30 PM - September 23, 2014 8:00 PM

A Park Steward is a volunteer leader who receives in-depth training by Olmsted Parks Conservancy staff in order to help with park projects, volunteer events and/or community outreach.
A required training session for prospective Park Stewards will be held at the Conservancy’s office on Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30pm. The fifth in a series, this training will discuss volunteer management and community outreach. Register now.

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Tree Triage: Cherokee Park
September 25, 2014 6:00 PM - September 25, 2014 8:00 PM

Help save our urban tree canopy! Volunteers will help to remove invasive vines strangling our native woodland trees. Gloves, tools, refreshments and guidance provided. Register now! 

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Wicks Pizza Dine for a Cause Night!
October 02, 2014 11:00 AM - October 02, 2014 12:00 AM

Join us at Wick’s Pizza Parlor, 975 Baxter Ave on October 2 and help raise funds to support the Big Rock Jazz and Blues Fest. Bring in the coupon below and Wick’s will donate a portion of your total regularly priced food and beverage purchase to Olmsted Parks Conservancy to benefit Big Rock Jazz and Blues Fest. 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
October 04, 2014 10:00 AM - October 04, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Big Rock Jazz and Blues Fest
October 05, 2014 2:00 PM - October 05, 2014 7:00 PM

Bring a picnic blanket or a chair and spend the afternoon listening to Everett Greene, blues singer Tee Dee Young and Craig Wagner & Friends! Parking at Adath Jeshurun (2401 Woodbourne Ave) with free shuttle service! This free community event is presented by Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

See more details at our official page.

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
October 11, 2014 10:00 AM - October 11, 2014 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
October 14, 2014 1:30 PM - October 14, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
October 18, 2014 10:00 AM - October 18, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Tyler Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this popular neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet near the flagpole. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
November 01, 2014 10:00 AM - November 01, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
November 08, 2014 10:00 AM - November 08, 2014 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
November 11, 2014 1:30 PM - November 11, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
November 15, 2014 10:00 AM - November 15, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Bingham Park
December 06, 2014 10:00 AM - December 06, 2014 12:00 PM

Help restore this neighborhood park! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in the parking lot on Coral Avenue. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
December 09, 2014 1:30 PM - December 09, 2014 4:30 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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Volunteer Event: Iroquois Park
December 13, 2014 10:00 AM - December 13, 2014 12:00 PM

Your help is needed to restore a Louisville treasure! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Register now.

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Volunteer Event: Seneca Park
December 20, 2014 10:00 AM - December 20, 2014 12:00 PM

It takes a lot more than luck to have extraordinary parks, volunteer to help us to restore this popular destination! Gloves, tools and refreshments provided. Dress for weather and working outdoors. Meet in parking lot near the Seneca Park basketball courts on Pee Wee Reese Road, just past Cherokee Gardens. Register now! 

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