Gulick Park Community Day

Posted on: September 13th, 2009 at 10:30 am by

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The Friends of Gulick Park are hosting a “Community Day” this afternoon in an effort to draw attention and funding toward renovation of this dilapidated public space.  The event will kick off at 1 pm in Gulick Park, which is located on Delancey and Willett Streets.  Per the press release:

Constituents from across the diverse Lower East Side
will come together on Sunday, Sept. 13th from 1‐4pm for the first‐ever
‘Community Day’ in Luther Gulick Park.

The ‘Friends of Luther Gulick Park’ are partnering with local business
sponsors and elected officials in taking the first step toward
bringing the community back to Luther Gulick Park, one of Manhattan’s
most neglected public spaces. Various elected officials have been
invited to attend.

The event organizers see this day as a way for the community to begin
to reclaim the space, bring together diverse constituencies in the
neighborhood, and draw attention and funding toward future park
renovation.

The afternoon’s activities will include:  • Volunteer Gardening and
Tree Care; • Handball and Basketball Tournaments with Prizes; • Face
Painting and Origami Workshops; • Free Bike Check­ups; • Dog
Demonstrations; • ‘Green’ Product Samples; • MUSIC and FUN!

[Photo via NYC Bridgerunners]

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