Civic Sweep

Fall Civic Sweep

Fall Civic Sweep The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting its annual Fall Civic Sweep on Sunday, November 13th from 10 am-2 pm in front of the Old Stone House on 5th Avenue between 3rd and 4th Streets. Please join us for a day of neighborhood cleanup, litter pick-up, graffit removal, free daffodils and more! Join us in […] read more >>
  • Nov 2, 2022 by Judy Antell

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope 

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope  Three active committees lead the Civic Council’s sustainability initiatives. The newly formed Trees Committee plans to work with the Parks Department and local organizations and officials to increase the number of neighborhood trees and maintain them in better health. The Livable Streets Committee focuses on street and sidewalk safety and on addressing excessive congestion. The […] read more >>
  • Oct 17, 2022 by Judy Antell

Celebrating Earth Day 2022

Celebrating Earth Day 2022 The Park Slope Civic Council was one of five sponsors of the Earth Day 2022Celebration held at the Old Stone House in Washington Park on Saturday,April 23. A coalition of community organizations sponsored the event alongwith the Civic Council, including the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID, Park SlopeParents, Forth on Fourth Avenue and the Old […] read more >>
  • May 10, 2022 by Judy Antell

Sustainability Day Success

Sustainability Day Success Over 350 people gathered on Saturday, November 6th to pick up litter from sidewalks, weed and mulch tree pits, drop off e-waste, or shred personal documents during the Civic Council’s Fall Sustainability Day. Using the John Jay Educational Campus as home base, volunteers spent the day cleaning and beautifying the tree beds and sidewalks along […] read more >>
  • Nov 24, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Spring Sweep Cleans Up on 7th Avenue

Spring Sweep Cleans Up on 7th Avenue Making a clean sweep of our neighborhood, the Civic Council and friends gathered on Sunday, April 25th in front of the John Jay Educational Campus on 7th avenue for the 2021 Spring Civic Sweep. read more >>
  • Jul 27, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Civic Pride Blooms!

Civic Pride Blooms! Members of the Park Slope Civic Council recently planted annuals around the tree bed in front of the Community BookStore. Earlier this year, thanks to an anonymous donor, the Civic Council had tree guards installed on both sides of the street on Seventh Avenue between Union and Fifth Streets. The Civic Council is grateful to […] read more >>
  • May 6, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Spring Civic Sweep

Spring Civic Sweep Make a clean sweep of our neighborhood by joining the Park Slope Civic Council at the annual spring beautification, recycling and clean-up event – the 2021 Spring Civic Sweep on Sunday, April 25, from 10 am to 2 pm. read more >>
  • Apr 12, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Fall 2020 Civic Sweep Success

Fall 2020 Civic Sweep Success A heartfelt thank you to all of the Civic Council trustees, families and volunteers who stepped out on October 18 to help make our Fall Civic Sweep a resounding success. We extend particular gratitude to Civic Sweep Co-Chairs Candace Woodward and Rory Dineen for their planning and organization of this event. We welcomed a record […] read more >>
  • Oct 22, 2020 by Park Slope Civic Council