Community Service Opportunities 4/21, 4/22

ANNOUNCING CIVIC ACTION DAY AT SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK ON EARTH DAY:

SUNDAY, APRIL 22nd 9:30AM-2:00PM

In collaboration with Western Queens Compost Initiative and Partnerships for Parks, Socrates Sculpture Park and The Noguchi Museum are hosting a community service day for teens. To perform their civic act, teenagers are invited to join us for workshops in tree care, planting and composting, or simply help with general clean-up, to prepare the Park for its upcoming season. Free and open to all teens. Please register at civicactionday.eventbrite.com or call: 718.956.1819.  Socrates Sculpture Park is located at 32-01 Vernon Boulevard in Long Island City.  If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact Peter Wilson as well: (718) 361-5275 or peterwilsonnyc@yahoo.com.  Remember, space is limited so make sure to register early.  Bring water and wear old clothes on the day Helping Hands Committee members and BSGE volunteers!

FOOTSTEPS FOR PROGRESS WALK:

SATURDAY, APRIL 21st at 8:30AM
The Queens Center for Progress’ (QCP) Annual Walk helps to raise funds for people with developmental disabilities.  The money collected helps to make up the cost of necessary equipment not covered by government funding.  Participants will walk from the QCP Center located at 81-15 164th Street in Jamaica to Kissena Park in Flushing and back to the center where brunch will be served.  Visit http://www.footstepsforprogress.org to register and fundraise.  If you have any questions, please call (718) 380-3000 ext. 324 or ext. 325.  Get to stepping BSGE family!

Upcoming Events

Look out for upcoming news regarding volunteer opportunities for the TD Bike Tour (Sunday, May 6th), Socrates Sculpture Park and the Noguchi Museum’s Kite Flight (Saturday, May 19th), AIDS Walk NYC (Sunday, May 20th), BSGE’s Spring Blood Drive (Thursday, May 31st) and Walk for Autism (Sunday, June 3rd). Not to mention our annual Spring Concert/Food for the Poor Benefit.  Thanks.  Whew!

Peter

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