Article in Today's Trib about Spicket River Greenway

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Check it out!

"This month, work began on the final phase of a 13-year, multi-million-dollar project that officials hope will remake the Spicket into a glistening centerpiece of the city's Arlington and downtown neighborhoods and open a new chapter in the story of both the river and the city"

Read the full article here

Call for Entertainers at the Lawrence Farmers Markets

Calling all musicians, singers, artists, dancers, poets, and entertainers of all kinds…Groundwork Lawrence is looking for acts to perform at our Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Markets. Our markets run:
Sat 10am-2pm on the corner of Lawrence and Park Sts
Wed 9am-4pm on Appleton Way between City Hall and the Court House.

Using SNAP Benefits to Grow Your Own Food (USDA article)

June 24, 2011 -- Every month, more than 44 million people use SNAP benefits to access nutritious food. Most of us probably imagine individuals purchasing items like tomatoes, squash, and apples with their benefits. SNAP, however, can also help people buy seeds and plants that produce edible items. All SNAP retailers, including Farmers’ Markets, are authorized to sell seeds and plants to SNAP participants.

Farmers Market Begins Tomorrow!

Our Saturday Farmers Market is set to begin tomorrow, July 9th, 216 Lawrence St., corner of Lawrence & Park Sts. 10-2pm. Please come down and purchase fresh, local fruits & vegetables. We Accept EBT/SNAP/Food Stamps/WIC/Senior Coupons/Cash/Debit & Credit. If you can't make it tomorrow we also have a Wednesday market on Appleton Way from 9-4pm.

North Common Community Workshop

Ready to help improve the North Common?

Then join us for the North Common Community Workshop!

What improvements should the City make to the North Common?
A New Band Stand? More Trees, Benches & Tables? A Better Playground?
Lets roll our sleeves up and get to work!
When: Saturday June 4, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm &
Saturday June 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Lawrence Senior Center, 155 Haverhill Street
What: Community workshop for improving the North Common.

Green Team Monthly Park Cleanups!

Join Green Team for our first monthly Park Clean up of 2011

What?

Park Clean up at Misserville Park in Lawrence

When?

Tuesday May 24th, 2011 4:30pm- - 6:30pm

Where?

Misserville Park on the corner of Allen and Summer St, next to Leonard Middle School

Who?

YOU!!! Bring your friends and family too

How?

Bags and Gloves will be provided, as well as water and snacks. Just make sure you bring a signed waiver.