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5th Annual Community Clean-Up Event!

The annual Clean-Up & Picnic event is on today – see you soon!

REGISTER at the park FROM 9:30 – 9:45 am in order to be included in the lunch for volunteers who help pick up garbage during the event!

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Community Garage Sale Weekend and Curbside Swap!

Our neighborhood’s community garage sale weekend is this coming Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10, 2015. We’re compiling a map of sales:

Printable Map Here

Google Map Here

Facebook Event Here

And then afterward, we invite you to leave your free goodies out for a Curbside Swap on Sunday May 10 from 3-8 p.m. This means you leave your unwanted but useful items out on your front lawn or driveway with a big “free” that makes it clear this stuff is up for grabs.

Facebook Event Here

Acceptable items include:
Appliances
Bicycles
Tools
Furniture
Books/movies/CDs/DVDs
Kitchen utensils
Building material
Computers and electronics
Yard and garden equipment
Clothes
Usable paint
Sporting goods
Musical instruments
Plants, potted trees, etc.
Other durable goods

Unacceptable items:
Garbage or recyclables
Chemicals of any kind
Weapons of any kind
Food items
Mattresses
Dangerous/illegal items
Car/booster seats
Baby gates and walkers
Cribs/cradles

Welcome Spring – Community Clean-Up May 2nd!

Saturday, May 2nd from 10am – Noon
Community Clean-Up to Welcome Spring!
(meet at 9:45am to sign in at A.H. Browne Park, 37th St. W. between Avenues D and F)
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 The 2nd Annual Community Clean-Up will take place in A.H. Browne Park and surround-ing streets.  The Hudson Bay Park/Mayfair/Kelsey-Woodlawn Community Association is organizing another come-on-your-own or come-as-a-group, all-ages, family-friendly clean-up to welcome Spring and enjoy getting some fresh air and exercise.  Garbage bags will be provided, but please bring your own gloves.
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 A light lunch will be provided to volunteers and water will be available.   The bathrooms will be open just before the clean-up, then closed during the clean-up, and opened again during lunch.  The park has a beautiful playground, so bring your family and hang out for a bit.  Meet at the A.H. Browne Park playground equipment around 9:45 to sign in and get your garbage bags.  We also have “Community Volunteers” shirts that you can borrow to wear during the clean-up; the community event shirts are red, so feel free to wear your own red shirt if you like.
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Note: Children’s wagons are great for helping to carry garbage bags and the kids can ride along or help pull the wagon.
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 You can contact Suzanne at hbpmkwinfo@gmail.com with any questions.
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 Hope to see you on May 2nd – thank you for helping the community welcome Spring!
Community Clean-Up May 2014
Community Clean-Up May 2014

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Thank you to all *Community Clean Up* Volunteers!

A big thank you to everyone who joined the Community Clean Up today in A.H. Browne Park! We had a fantastic turnout and were able to clean up the park and surrounding streets and alleys. The clean up was followed by lunch in the park while the kids had fun blowing bubbles and playing in the playground.

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It was great to see familiar faces and meet new ones, and we hope to see you all out again next year!

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Community Spring Clean Up on Saturday

Please join us for our 1st Community Clean Up – all residents welcome to come out!

What – Community Clean Up

When – Saturday, May 24th at 10 a.m. – noon  (arrive shortly before 10 a.m.)

Where – meet at AH Browne Park In Mayfair near the playground area just before 10 a.m.   We will clean the park and nearby streets and alleys.

Who: This is a family-friendly event, and any residents from Hudson Bay Park, Mayfair, and Kelsey-Woodlawn are welcome. Community Association members will be out organizing the clean up and lunch in the park.

Garbage bags will be supplied by Meewasin Valley Authority (MVA); there are regular bags for adults and small bags for children to carry. We will also have bags for recyclable garbage.

Residents who participate in the 10a.m. – noon clean up will have a chance to receive coupons and be entered in a Meewasin Valley Clean Up draw for a prize.

Please bring your own gloves (I’ll have extra gloves if anyone needs them). I’ll also have public health sharps containers for anyone who would like one.

** Participants are welcome to stay for a pizza lunch following the clean up – We look forward to seeing you and having a little fun on the 24th! **