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As we look toward Spring 2017, now is the time to organize and begin planning for events and improvements to the park. It’s Your Park — Join us!
Email – friends@stnicholasparknyc.org
“Green Thumbs” not required, just love of green spaces and a desire to help!


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Come early and make an ornament for the tree!holiday tree lighting 2015 FOSNP

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Join us on Saturday, May 16th, 10am – 2pm, in support of New York City It’s My Parks Day.

Meeting Point: 135th Street Plaza at St Nicholas Avenue & W 135th Street.

Ice Cream provided by il laboratorio del gelato for clean-up participants 1 hr+ only

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IMG_5477IMG_5427Hamilton Heights Halloween Pumpkin Carving, St Nicholas Park

First Annual Halloween Pumpkin Carving sponsored by Friends of St Nicholas Park and community organizations including Hamilton Terrace Block Association and West Harlem Community Preservation Organization. It was a great day with many neighbors, families and kids. We look forward to next year!

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Our great Friends of Morningside Park is hosting a Green Gym Day hike from the southern end of Morningside Park to the northern end of St. Nicholas Park. The event take place this Sunday, June 9th from 10:30am-12pm. Meet at Manhattan Ave and 110th Street to begin the hike through these two historic and wonderful Harlem Park. The hike will end at the Hamilton Grange at the northern part of St. Nicholas Park. Participants are encourage to stay and join the group to eat lunch at one of the nearby establishments.

Click here for a map of the hiking route.


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After a very successful first meeting and Spring Festival in St. Nicholas Park, you are cordially invited to join us for a second St. Nicholas Park Community Meeting.

Join Friends of St. Nicholas Park members, neighbors and Parks officials as we discuss community involvement in the park and continue to ride the momentum gained during the first meeting.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 17 from 7-9 p.m. at the Hamilton Grange. It is located at 414 West 141st Street, between Convent Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue.

Your enthusiasm and contributions will be greatly appreciated!

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Our April Coffee Bark and Clean-Up is scheduled for Saturday, April 6th from 9am-12 noon at St. Nick’s Dog Run. Come to the Dog Run and celebrate Spring with free coffee and donuts while helping woodchip the park and clean the area. Socialize with fellow dog owners and discuss issues and ideas on concerning St. Nicholas Park and St. Nick’s Dog Run.

Our Coffee Barks take place the first Saturday of every month from 9am-11am at the St. Nick’s Dog Run.

The St. Nick’s Dog Run is located in the middle of St. Nicholas Park between 136th and 137th streets. If you are interested in volunteering for the Coffee Bark, contact us at info@stnicholaspark.org

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