Take a look at the events listed below and let us know if you want to
be part of the fun! For more information, or if you have a specific interest or
idea not listed here, please contact us at email@example.com or call
Love A Park Days
Lend a hand, give your time, and join us to help
beautify and clean up a park that needs a little love and attention.
With 159 parks in the park system, there are lots of ways to support
park maintenance and beautification efforts. We bring the music,
refreshments, and tools; you bring the energy and desire to make a
difference, and together we make a beautiful parknership! Join us for
one or all of the summer 2019 dates. Locations are yet to be determined
as park needs are assessed and projects assigned accordingly. Contact us
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-794-6445 to reserve your spot or find
more information. If you see a need or have an idea in a park, let us
Friday, Sept. 20, 2-4pm. Park TBD.
Rain Garden Replanting
Wednesday, Sept. 25, 5-7 p.m. Gallup Park. 3000 Fuller Rd. Come help us replant the rain garden at the Universal Access
Playground! We will be planting native plants such as swamp milkweed, cardinal
flower, and golden Alexanders. Come learn how this rain garden captures storm
water running off the playground and helps to clean up pollutants before they
enter the Huron River. All supplies and instruction provided. Wear comfortable
shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. RSVP at email@example.com or 734.794.6445 if
you or your group would like to volunteer!
Fall Park Clean Ups
During these park clean ups, we'll collect all the litter we can, then get a lesson on what can be recycled, trashed, or composted. Recycle Ann Arbor will join us in helping us sort; all trash pickers, bags, and supplies will be provided. Let's put waste in its (correct) place! If you would like to participate, RSVP to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.794.6445.
- Sunday, Sept. 22, 1-3 p.m. at Bandemer Park. 1352 Lakeshore Drive. Meet in the parking lot off Main St.
- Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Gallup Park. 3000 Fuller Road. Meet near the livery building.
Sunday, Oct. 13, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
are looking for volunteers who love to dress up for Halloween, love to canoe
and be by the water. If that is you, come help hand out candy during our
Trick-or-Treat Paddle! Patrons paddle around the Huron River visiting our
stations hosted by you, our volunteers. We will supply the costumes for the fun
and spooky experience. Volunteers will meet at Gallup Canoe Livery and will be
assigned to different locations along the river. If you are interested, email email@example.com to sign up for a
shift time: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
Ann Arbor Farmers Market Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday Market Help
We are seeking a motivated volunteer between 7a.m.-3p.m. during the busy Saturday Farmers Market. Duties can include assisting
staff, vendors and customers with orders, traffic control at loading
zones, litter pick up, and customer feedback. Contact Stephanie
Willette, the Farmers Market manager, to find open date and time slots:
SWillette@a2gov.org or 734.794.6000 ext. 42575.
Food Truck Rallies
Wednesdays: Sept. 4 | Oct. 2
Food Truck Rallies provide fun and entertainment for the whole family!
Volunteers are needed to assist with Zero Waste stations, set up, and take
down. They are the first Wednesday of each month and volunteer shifts are from 4-9p.m. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.794.6445.
100th Birthday Celebration Events
The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is turning 100 years old! Check out the events below to see how you can be involved as a volunteer. For any questions, please contact the market at 734.794.6255.
Friday, Sept 20, multiple volunteer shift times. 315 Detroit St.
celebrate, we are hosting a farm to table dinner at the market to highlight our
vendors and local food. We are seeking volunteers to help out on the day of our
fabulous feast. There are several ways to be involved: setup, takedown,
registration and serving food. If you would like to be on the planning team,
please contact Stephanie at email@example.com with any questions or sign up now:
This event is hosted by Leslie Science and Nature Center, at Gallup Park's Butterfly Garden. Volunteers may have a chance to release a Monarch
butterfly once the festival has concluded. If you'd like to be
guaranteed a butterfly to release, please register so we can know
exactly how many butterflies to obtain for this event! To sign up to volunteer, email Trish at firstname.lastname@example.org or Lannis at email@example.com.
Where: Elizabeth R. Dean Grove & Butterfly and Hummingbird Garden
When: Sunday, September 8th from 1-3:30pm
When are we looking for help: Times vary. Set-up for volunteers begins at 12pm, and clean up runs until 4:30pm. Therefore, if volunteers wish to help with all components of the festival, expect a time frame from 12-4:30pm
What to bring: water bottle, sunscreen and bugspray, appropriate clothes for the weather, and a smile!
What to expect: Up to 400 participants, various butterfly vendors, food/drink stations, and a whole lot of butterflies.
Potential stations to help volunteer for: 1) Facepainting, 2) Parking, 3) Butterfly tent traffic, 4) Butterfly release station, 5) Butterfly related crafts and games
Tree Planting with Arbor Day Foundation & Arbor Brewing Co.
Wednesday, Sept. 18, 10am-12pm. Dolph Park. Meet at the entrance off Lakeview Drive and Parklake Ave.
Volunteers are invited to help plant trees in Dolph Park! Tools,
gloves, snacks, and water are provided. If you are interested in
helping, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734.794.6445.