Monday, April 13, 2015

Spring Traditions Coming Soon!

This is the time of year when people finally come out of their winter caves and rediscover how great their neighborhood is to walk, shop, eat and drink in. The weather this week will be playing along nicely, so come on down to Fifth Avenue (#theother5th) and enjoy it!

Here are a couple of Fifth Avenue traditions that are coming up in just a couple of weeks. Make sure to save the dates!

Saturday, April 25th

Fifth Avenue Family Festival by Puppetry Arts
4th Street at 5th Ave 11am-3pm Rain or Shine
Free Admission!
$2.00 Activities, Crafts and Games
$2.00 Popcorn and Cotton Candy
$3.00 T-Shirt Decorating
$4.00 Bounce Castle
Live Music and Prizes All Day!

Sunday, April 26th

Tis the season for a little cleaning in your homes and offices. It's also time to make a clean sweep of our neighborhood at the Park Slope Civic Council annual spring beautification, recycling and clean-up event – the Spring Civic Sweep on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Put on your old clothes and come to the sidewalk in front of Old Stone House/JJ Byrne Playground, 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets from 10 am to 2 pm (rain or shine). Join other volunteers in picking up litter on sidewalks, participating in the care of street trees as well as painting out graffiti, supervised by adults.

Also, bring your unwanted electronics for recycling by the Lower East Side Ecology Center: working and non-working computers monitors, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, cables, TV’s, VCR’s, CD and DVD players, phones, audio/visual equipment, cell phones and PDA’s.

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