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Greenwood Master Gardener Interns

Posted by Ron Wolford -

On Monday, March 12, we are doing an all volunteer day at Garfield Park Conservatory. This is a much broader scope than we offered for your Greenwood class. You are welcome to join us and hear about places to volunteer outside of the Greenwood area.

We have the Dusable Museum Garden in the works. Ron Wolford, Nancy Kreith and myself will be meeting with Dusable staff in the next week or so, then we will schedule the first meeting of the work group. Also, watch for volunteer opportunities at the new Gary Comer Youth Center in the Grand Crossing neighborhood at 7200 South Ingleside. More to come on this.

See Volunteer Activity Day Schedule below.

Elizabeth Bruhns
Master Gardener Coordinator
Cook County/Chicago

Volunteer Opportunity Day

March 12, 2007

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Garfield Park Conservatory

9:30 a.m. – Lurie Garden

9:50 a.m. – Lake Katherine

10:00 a.m. – Brookfield Zoo, Hamill Family Play Zoo

10:15 a.m. – Near Westside Community Development Corporation Hoyne Avenue Garden

10:25 a.m. – Break

10:45 a.m. - Kilbourn Organic Greenhouses

10:55 a.m. – Humboldt Park Community Gardens

11:05 a.m. – Larabida Children's Hospital

11:15 a.m. – U of I Extension Programs.

11:45 a.m. – LUNCH BREAK

12:30 p.m. –Xochiquetzal Garden- Whittier School

12:40 p.m. - Wicker Park Projects

12:50 p.m. – Garfield Park Conservatory

1:10 p.m – Schwab Rehabilitation Center Roof Garden

1:20 p.m. – Chicago Center for Green Technology

1:30 p.m. – Oak Park Conservatory

1:40 p.m. – Aztlan Rehabilitation Center Garden

1:50 p.m. – BREAK

2:00 p.m. – Shedd Aquarium

2:10 p.m. - New Vegetable Garden – Lincoln Park Zoo-Farm-in –the-Zoo

2:20 p.m. – Flower Gardening - Lincoln Park Zoo

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