Update on new projects at the Children’s Park

There are four major projects currently being pursued for the Children’s Park:

  1. Repairing the water play area. Repairs have been made and the spray park should be operational next summer.
  2. Replacement of the tree in the deep tree well. We have requested the removal of the broken tree on the upper level of the park. After it is removed, fill dirt will be added to raise the height of the dirt and a new tree will be planted.
  3. Repairing the wrought iron fence on the lower level. Our request for these repairs was placed in June. Recreation and Parks is handling these repairs. They have a contractor lined up and they tell us they are now “waiting for approval” to spend the funds.
  4. Two grant applications are being filed to fund a new piece of equipment that will suit 2-5 year olds. The hedge maze will be fully removed and this equipment will take its place. New surface covering will be installed under the new equipment.

If you are interested in learning more about these projects, please contact Susan Warren at sbwarren@hotmail.com.

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Midtown Family Potluck Brunch on October 21

Miss going out to Sunday brunch now that you have kids? So do we! Everyone is invited for a community potluck brunch at the Mt. Vernon Children’s Park.

Midtown Family Potluck Brunch
Sunday, October 21, 2012, 9:30am until 12:00pm
Mt. Vernon Children’s Park, Calvert and Madison Streets
RSVP on Facebook!

Share stories with fellow sleepless parents and parents-to-be. Get daycare tips. Let the kids run around on the jungle gym, play in the sandbox and snooze in the sun before the winter arrives.

Please spread the word with all of your friends in Mt. Vernon, Bolton Hill, Station North, Seton Hill and beyond! Also, please RSVP and note what you can bring. Some things we’ll need include: tables, folding chairs, utensils, napkins, plates…and food! Bagels, doughnuts, coffee, fruit, whatever you’d like.