Events on and around Munjoy Hill

April 9, 2010

Events on and around Munjoy Hill

 
TOMORROW:
Saturday, April 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  
East End Community School grounds clean-up, mulching, pruning and planting! Bring gloves; kids welcome; even an hour or two is a great pitch-in! Questions and to RSVP: Jaime Parker: jaime@trails.org; or George Aponte Clarke: ggac@gwi.net.  Check out how cool the outdoor space has evolved!

 
Saturday, April 18, 8 – 11 a.m.
  
Spring Migration Guided Bird Walk Rain or Shine. Led by Derek Lovitch of Freeport Wild Bird Supply (www.freeportwildbirdsupply.com).  Derek has documented 163 species here on the Promenade and will share his knowledge of both migratory and local bird species and the importance of sustaining habitat in this popular fly zone.  A fun learning experience for beginners and seasoned birders alike. Sponsored by Friends of the Eastern Promenade. www.friendsofeasternpromenade.org
 
 
Are We Ready to Lose the Munjoy Library Branch?
  
MHNO Quarterly Meeting:
Wednesday, April 28, 6 – 8 p.m.
East End Community School Cafeteria

Will the Munjoy Library Branch be closed? When will it happen? Is there a better alternative for the space? What are the Portland Public Library’s proposed neighborhood services to take its place?  Join us for this and other topics:
The St. Lawrence Arts Center rebuilding plan update,
the JFK Carrier in the harbor,
Beckett Green (Adams School), and the Munjoy Hill Heritage Festival.

Thursday, April 29, 6 p.m.
  
Green Space Gathering At Ocean Gateway. City-wide Parks forum sponsored by the City’s Parks Commission. Join us as various “Friends” groups (like the Friends of the Eastern Promenade) gather to inform the public and each other about efforts to sustain and improve our City’s green spaces. The Parks Commission welcomes the opportunity to receive feedback on ways we can be more effective in assisting the City and Friends groups by collaborating as stewards of our Parks and open spaces.  http://www.friendsofeasternpromenade.org/GreenSpaceGathering.htm

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