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Prospect Park gardens work day in Shrewsbury
August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shrewsbury – A Prospect Park Gardens Work Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon, hosted by the Friends of Prospect Park. Prospect Park is located between Prospect Street and Boylston Street (Route 140) in Shrewsbury.
Wear clothes for working in thick brush, including gloves, long sleeves and pants Spray with Deet to protect from ticks. The area has been treated for ticks and mosquitoes by TrueBlue Insect Protection.
Bring your rakes, hand saws, loppers, hedge clippers, hand pruners, shovels, weed eaters, and any tool you have to get the job done and perhaps share with others. If you have spare garden tools, the organization is looking for donations. Also, please bring to keep hydrated.
To sign up, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1520201924802250/.
Friends of Prospect Park is a not-for-profit organization composed of citizens interested in establishing and maintaining a passive recreation and garden area in Prospect Park. Formerly Juniper Hall of the Whittall Estate and then a Masonic Temple, the property was bought, in 1976 by the town of Shrewsbury. The organization’s current endeavor is to restore the beautiful estate gardens that once existed.