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Kids & Family Family volunteering via Gowanus Canal Conservancy

Looking for a fun and interesting way for your family to give back to the community? There’s a chance to learn about our local environment while helping to restore it this Saturday, May 31 from 11am-2pm at the Gowanus Canal Conservancy’s first ever Family Clean & Green Event at at the Salt Lot, 2 2nd Avenue. Families
Volunteering bed by Stephen Train on Flickr

Sundays through Thursdays until June 25, Congregation Beth Elohim is working in partnership with CAMBA on its homeless shelter for men, hosting approximately 10-12 male guests each night, and volunteers are a big part of helping it run smoothly. Volunteers are preparing and serving dinner, as well as staying overnight. All the slots are filled
Events Brooklyn Volunteer Fair

Have you been looking for a way to get more involved in your community? You’ll find a lot of interesting options at the 2014 Brooklyn Volunteer Fair, coming up on Thursday, May 29 from 6-9pm at the Park Slope Armory on 15th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues. Dozens of organizations will be on hand, including the Center for
Education (crop) PS 282 mural project

Want to show some love for a local school? PS/MS 282, located at 180 6th Avenue, has two great ways for neighbors to support them: By helping to create a giant mural, and by cheering on their chess team! Starting this Saturday, April 26 and continuing each Saturday until June 14, in partnership with 2020
Library Book Sale via Park Slope Library Friends on FB

The spring book sale at the Park Slope Library is coming up on Saturday, April 26 from 10am-5pm, which is free to attend, with preview sale on Thursday, April 24, from 5-7pm, which has a $10 entry fee. The Friends Group is still accepting donations — bring gently used books of all genres, CDs, and DVDs to the library
Kids & Family Baseball Opening Day by amberala

It feels like we’ve been waiting half a year to fully enjoy Prospect Park again without some serious shivering, but the turning point is approaching at long last! This Saturday, April 5 is the park’s official Opening Day, where you and your family can enjoy some exciting springy events. Festivities will begin at 10am with the Opening Day
Library books on the stoop

Doing a bit of spring cleaning, and finding your bookshelves could get a little lighter? Consider donating your old tomes to the Park Slope Library for their spring book sale. The Friends of Park Slope Library will be accepting donations for the upcoming sale at the library, located at 431 6th Avenue on the corner
Neighbors Love Your Block, Citizens Committee for New York City via FB

Does your area have a project that needs some love — maybe a vacant lot that needs cleaning up, a street that needs more trees planted, walls that need graffiti removed? Show your love for your block by applying for a $1,000 grant to transform and beautify it. The Love Your Block Grant from the
Events CAMBA 5k via FB

Because we at Park Slope Stoop believe in CAMBA‘s mission, we have partnered with them to help raise awareness and funds to support their amazing work right here in the neighborhood, including the Park Slope Women’s Shelter. May 4 is just about 12 weeks away, and with it CAMBA’s 2nd Annual Healthy Way 5k Run/Walk in Prospect Park. Registration is
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