|Dear Friends, |
Have you ever wondered what the neighbors of the Rail Park have to say about their community and the Three Mile Vision? We’re excited to share a special three episode series of Sounds of the Rail Park, titled Three Mile Vision! These 20-30 minute episodes are a great way to learn more about each section of the Rail Park’s Three Mile Vision, and the possibilities for its future.
There’s just a few more weeks until spring, and we’re looking forward to the trees budding and the grass growing again. To kick off the warmer months, we’ll be working to get the park in shape for busier days. We hope that you’ll join us for one of our upcoming clean ups – keep scrolling for more information!
Rebecca and Ava
Friends of the Rail Park staff
Sounds of the Rail Park: Three Mile Vision
There’s a new way to explore the Three Mile Vision for the Rail Park! Sounds of the Rail Park presents: Three Mile Vision, a special three-episode series highlighting the communities around the rail line. Tune in as local journalist, Nichole Currie, explores the Viaduct, the Cut, and the Tunnel, and talks with neighbors along the way.
We’re Hiring: Development & Operations Associate
Are you a solution finder with an eye for detail and a passion for public space? You might be our next Development & Operations Associate! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis thru March 31.
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Weeding Happy Hour
March 22, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Join Friends of the Rail Park for a Volunteer Happy Hour, to pick up litter and pull weeds at Phase One. This is a great opportunity to get outside, get your hands in the dirt, and socialize with your neighbors. We’ll provide all the supplies, plus Happy Hour snacks and refreshments.
City-Wide Clean Up Day
April 2, 10 AM – 12 PM
We’re teaming up with Callowhill Neighborhood Association on April 2 for Citywide Clean Up Day! Join us as we pick up litter and prepare our neighborhood streets for the springtime.
Meet at the lot at the corner of 10th and Buttonwood Streets. We’ll head to Triple Bottom Brewing after the clean up to hang with our neighbors from the West Poplar Neighborhood Association, where volunteers will be treated to a free beer!
Three Mile Vision Tour
June 25, 10 AM – 12 PM
Our Three Mile Vision tour on March 19 is sold out, but don’t fret – you have another chance to join us to learn all about the history of and vision for the Rail Park on June 25!
Wear your park on your sleeve
Want to show your support for the Rail Park? Check out our merch store! All sales go directly to supporting the Rail Park, helping us with things like landscaping, maintenance, and community programming.
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Become a Friend of the Rail Park
Become a Friend of the Rail Park by joining one of our new monthly membership levels. With reliable and consistent support from monthly donors like you, we are able to ensure all our friends and neighbors can enjoy the Rail Park and everything it has to offer. Monthly giving is one of the easiest, most effective ways to give, and starts at just $5/month. Your recurring gift makes an impact all year round, plus each membership level comes with exclusive perks.
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