June is coming up, and that means it’s time to get ready for the annual Rose Festival! If you know an artist, craftsperson or vendor that you think would be interested in participating, please forward them this form:
Well, Spring has sprung, and it’s well past time to remove the images from this past winter from the Maplewood Neighborhood Association’s web page! If you’re anything like us and have been out and about with your digital camera, we’d love it if you’d share your best springtime photos of Maplewood! If you’re at all interested, send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org with photos attached. If they’re large images (6MB+ email size), please use a file sharing service (e.g. KickSend or SendSpace). Read More →
The Maplewood Neighborhood Association would like to thank you all for your support in beautifying our neighborhood during this year’s Clean Sweep. Festivities started at 8:30 at Edgerton Park where, after an introduction from speakers such as Mayor Richards and city councilman Dana Miller, we split up and tackled various projects all over the northwest city. And the effort has paid off: our pride in our city shows!
Tomorrow is the big day- NW Clean Sweep 2013! Meet at Edgerton Rec Center at 8:30 AM if you want the free T-shirt, coffee and donuts; meet at your chosen project site at 9:15 if you want to sleep in a little more. Free lunch at Edgerton afterwards!
Your neighborhood needs you- please pitch in!
The final Maplewood Clean Sweep Project is the community garden at Dewey and Flower City Park. The Maplewood Gardening Team is running this team- this garden is their “crown jewel”! They work on it almost every week, but it still needs a good amount of work every spring!
NW Clean Sweep Project #5: The corner gardens at the ends of Alameda Street! Neighbors on the street built these to help beautify both Lake and Dewey. Team is led by the “mayor” of Alameda- Mary Lou Frank!
Maplewood Clean Sweep Project #4 is perfect for seniors, or just someone who wants a mellow walk along the gorge- picking up litter along the Genesee River Trail from the Rose Garden north to the pedestrian bridge.
Second CLEAN SWEEP project is the brand new garden area at Dewey and Driving Park, led by the Maplewood Garden Team’s Sarah Burton! The Team managed to get in some bulbs and mums before the snow flew last fall, and now it needs mulch and some more plantings. Look at how well those bulbs sprouted!
Clean Sweep is coming on April 27th, and we need YOU to volunteer! Maplewood has seven projects this year, and we’ll give you details on them in the upcoming days. The first one is cleaning up the Gorge Trail with Mr. Maplewood himself- Bob Stevenson. You’ll be working hard, but also learn a lot about Maplewood and the gorge!
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Save the Date!
Sept 14th is the date of the 2013 Maplewood Home Tour! Check out the Historic Home Tour page for updates and additional details.
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