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Help Green Baltimore Saturday, November 5th
October 26, 2011, 8:18 am
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James W. Rouse Community Service Day

James W. Rouse Community Service Day
November 5, 2011 — 9:00am – 4:00pm

Join American Communities Trust and the Parks & People Foundation for the 9th Annual James W. Rouse Community Service Day!

Be part of an east or west side volunteer team that will spruce up parks, gardens and vacant lots. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

Breakfast, lunch and a t-shirt will be provided. Volunteers will gather to celebrate their hard work and accomplishments over refreshments at the end of the day.

Choose your project location:

East Side Project
Location/Parking
:
Dr. Rayner Browne Elementary School
2333 E. Chase Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

Volunteers will beautify the grounds of the school and work across the street at the community built Faith and Chess Park. We will create a vegetable garden for the school, repair chess tables and seats, prune,seed, and mulch the grounds and expand existing flower beds.

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West Side Project
Location:
Little Lithuanian Park
850 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Parking on Hollins Street will be tight.  We are working to identify additional  parking for your convenience.

Volunteers will work in three area parks, a community garden and vacant lot as well as beautifying Lombard Street. Tasks will include repairing benches, painting fences, removing invasive vegetation, pruning trees, planting  flowers and shrubs, cleaning out tree pits and planting lots of new trees!

To register to volunteer at a location, CLICK HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT WAS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR 10/29, but was postponed due to inclement weather.

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The James Rouse Day is a great idea. So is the Civil War bicycle tour. Only wish I were in Baltimroe this fall to take advantage of these fesitivites and projects…

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