Clinton Community Garden's Big Party
If you're in NYC over the weekend come on over to our house! If you have
any questions, please feel free to contact me or Annie Chadwick for further
This is a news release was sent out over firstname.lastname@example.org ( the
NYC community gardeners listserve hosted by the Neighborhood Open Space
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: June 17, 2000
Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Place: Clinton Community Garden, West 48th St. (between 9th & 10th Ave.),
Community Gardeners Celebrate Summer in Hell's Kitchen
On Saturday, June 17th hundreds of gardeners from the 700+ New York City
community gardens will gather to celebrate the 4th Annual Summer Solstice
Celebration at the Clinton Community Garden, located on West 48th Street
between 9th and 10th Avenues in Manhattan.
The Summer Solstice Celebration will be held from 1-5:30 p.m. and will
include on-going activities such as summer plant give-aways, garden tours,
Parks SkateMobile, solstice magic and lots of fun activities for kids. City
of New York/Parks & Recreation Commissioner Henry J. Stern will be on hand
help celebrate summer and honor the season's most popular plants.
Professionals ready to answer questions about summer herbs, compost and
endangered native medicinal plants will staff plant information tables.
these plant tables to bring home several varieties of Summer Herbs and
endangered medicinal native plants donated by the GreenThumb program of New
York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
Fun kids' activities will include water balloon races, watermelon seed
shooting contest, solstice herb amulet/crown making, sidewalk murals and
mosaics. There will be plenty of food and fresh summertime produce made
possible by city gardeners and the Council on the Environment of New York
City's Greenmarket program.
Earth Celebrations Puppets, Circle of Soul Performers and the Rincon Criollo
Band will be among the many performing artists to entertain throughout the
This event is co-sponsored by the Clinton Community Garden and GreenThumb.
Established in 1978, The Clinton Community Garden was the first community
garden to be transferred from GreenThumb jurisdiction to parkland in 1984.
Annie Chadwick, Chairperson
Clinton Community Garden
Bowne Publishing Division
345 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Tel: (212) 414-8933
Fax: (212) 229-3421
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