Thursday, October 18, 2012

Volunteer Opportunities Keeps Rolling In

This coming Saturday, the 20th, is It’s My Park Day. The following recreation centers in Queens will be taking part and providing activities for teens to get involved:

1. Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

2. Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center

3. Sorrentino Recreation Center

4. Al Oerter recreation Center

Please feel free to call or stop by the centers to see how you can help. Addresses and phone numbers are below.

If you cannot make it this Saturday, don’t fret. Each recreation center provides weekly opportunities for Green Teens to participate. Here are the drop-in hours for each center, when Green Teens can come by and volunteer:

1. Roy Wilkins
177th St. & Baisley Blvd. Jamaica 11434
(718) 276-8686
Saturday: 9am-5pm

2. Lost Battalion Hall
93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park 11374
(718) 263-1163
Monday – Friday: 10am-7pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm

3. Sorrentino
18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Far Rockaway 11691
(718) 471-4818
Tuesday: 3:30pm-5pm

4. Al Oerter
131-40 Fowler Ave., Flushing 11355
(718) 353-7853
Monday – Friday: 2:30pm-8pm
Saturday: 9am-4pm

So far Green Teens have collected 15 bags of garbage and 8 bags of recyclables, and cared for 7 trees. YAY!!! And plan on doing more!

There are other upcoming opportunities coming up with Natural Areas Volunteers across the city:

1. Hunter Island at Pelham Bay Park Reforestation Stewardship (Bronx)
Location: Northeast Corner of the Orchard Beach Parking Lot
Date: Saturday, October 20
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

There are more opportunities with Natural Areas Volunteers in the coming weeks, so check back here weekly for more info.

Thumbs-Up Green Teens!!!