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Spring Cleaning and Earth Day Celebration at Virginia Park

Saturday, April 22, 2017

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

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Join Loving the Bronx at Virginia Park on Earth Day for a day of free activities and spring cleaning!

Volunteers are needed to:

  • Help paint benches and clean the playground equipment at Virginia Playground
  • Rake leaves and remove debris near Hugh Grant Circle

Earth Day activities include:

  • Free guided run through Parkchester with Bronx Sole
  • Learn about the Parkchester CSA
  • Learn how to identify and draw trees with local artist Esmeralda Ezzy Castellon
  • Live painting from BxArts Factory
  • Plant some herb seeds with Bronx artist Lovie Pignata
  • Stop at artist Dennis Darkeem's stop and swap table
  • Learn about composting with Chrys Cicalo Napolitanoi
  • Make a button with Lia Lynn and Gwyneth Nilsen at the Loving the Bronx table
  • And more…

Stop by and join in on any of the activities listed. We look forward to seeing you in the park!


Entrance at Virginia Avenue in Virginia Park
Intersection of Virginia Avevenue and Cross Bronx Expressway
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Location Details:
Virginia Park, across the street from the IRT #6 Parkchester train station (Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road)



Event Organizer

Loving the Bronx, Partnerships for Parks

Contact Number

(347) 992-2860

Contact Email


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