JOIN THE GREENING
Frogtown Park & Farm Native Plantings
Saturday June 3, 9-12 noon
Frogtown Park & Farm, Victoria Street side
Join Great River Greening and Frogtown Green to help beautify the natural spaces at Frogtown Park & Farm. Learn about pollinator-friendly, native plants and how to care for them. Free, but space is limited, so pre-registration is required. Full details with registration.
Choose How You Move! A Frogtown Fair
Saturday, June 17, 1-4 pm
Lily Pad Garden, 625 North Dale Street
Soak up the sun and enjoy an afternoon of free family fun! Giant jenga,selfie station, free treats and prizes, free bike tune-ups and a chance to choose how you move, for cleaner air in Frogtown! Festival co-sponsored by Move MN and Frogtown Green. More info at movemn.org
JOIN A VOLUNTEER TEAM
Monarch City Pollinator Gardeners
Every Thursday, 9-11 AM, May-October
Help plant and maintain an expanding pollinator-friendly garden at West Minnehaha Recreation Center. This 8,000 square foot garden needs steady attention to keep it blooming, beautiful and abuzz with bees and other pollinators. No experience necessary; tools provided. Meet the Monarch City planting crew on Thursday mornings in the parking lot at West Minne, 685 W Minnehaha Avenue, from 9-11 AM. For details, contact Patricia at 651-757-5970.
Tree Frogs Tree Planters
Meetings as needed; work days in spring and fall
This energetic group has planted over 600 trees in the past decade. We cultivate trees in hydroponic bins at a local park, then give them away to neighbors! No experience necessary, great for families with teens looking to help the environment. Join the fun by contacting Chris at Frogtown Green, 651-319-2967.
Frogtown Park Stewardship Crew
Semi-monthly Saturday mornings, 9-11 AM, April-October
The Frogtown Park Stewardship Crew tackles rain garden and native plantings at Frogtown park. Meet us at the raingarden at the central circle, top of the hill, on the first and third Saturdays of the month, from 9-11 AM for work sessions. No experience necessary, tools provided. Details, contact Patricia, 651-757-5970.
Lily Pad Builders
Tuesdays, 9-11 AM, April-November
The Lily Pad is a shared community space on Dale Street, with several displays and exhibits about sustainability and climate change. Help us build it out as a neighborhood resource and plan a special event this fall! Join us as we clean, plant and rebuild on Tuesday mornings from 9 to noon at the corner of Dale Street and Lafond Avenue, or contact Patricia, 651-757-5970.