Come and join your friends and neighbors on April 18th from 9 a.m. until noon in a community parks cleanup! By participating in Pierce County’s 8th Annual Parks Appreciation Day, you will be a part of an event that celebrates Earth Day, Arbor Day, National Parks Week and your local parks in one fun event.
Within just three hours of your time you will take part in landscaping which includes planting of flowers and trees, clearing and building trails, trimming limbs, and grooming the grounds. Volunteers are asked to wear warm, appropriate clothes and bring labeled tools from home such as loppers, pruners, gloves, rakes, shovels and even wheelbarrows.
In University Place volunteers will be working to improve the grounds and trails at Adriana Hess Wetland Park, 2917 Morrison Road West; Morrison Park, at the 3300 block of 67th Avenue West; Homestead Park, 3716 Bridgeport Way West; and the Curran Apple Orchard Park, 3920 Grandview Drive West. A complete list of Pierce County agencies and cities that are participating this year is available at www.ParksAppreciationDay.net.
At U.P.’s newest addition to its parks system, Morrison Park, located at the 3300 block of 67th Avenue West, the day will feature a ceremony in celebration of its opening that day. Remarks from elected officials will take place at 9:30 a.m., followed by the ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:40 a.m. Work parties will begin immediately subsequent to the ceremony.
For more information, please contact Todd Smith at (253) 460-6493.Print This Post