Community

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

2022 Community Grant Applications Are Now Open

2022 Community Grant Applications Are Now Open Each year the Civic Council awards grants to community groups working to meet the needs of and improve the quality of life for community members in and around Park Slope. Generally, the Civic Council awards several grants ranging in size from $250 to $750. To be considered for funding during the 2022 grant cycle, please […] read more >>
  • Jan 20, 2022 by Hope Tarullo

Civic Council Launches Cleanup Program with City Funding

Civic Council Launches Cleanup Program with City Funding In April of this year, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new program, the City Cleanup Corps (CCC), described as “a New Deal-inspired economic recovery program to directly create 10,000 jobs and make New York City the cleanest, greenest city in the United States.” The program provides funds for hiring interns across ten City agencies […] read more >>
  • Nov 29, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Ortner Preservation Award Nominations for 2022

Ortner Preservation Award Nominations for 2022 Have you recently restored your historic home? Do you know of a new building that complements the historic character of Park Slope? Have you been part of an initiative that protects or enhances the appearance of the neighborhood? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Applications and nominations are being accepted for the Civic Council’s annual Ortner […] read more >>
  • Oct 7, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

The Yarn Bomb is Back!

The Yarn Bomb is Back! Join us for a fun, socially-distanced celebration of art and community! Yarn bombing is a form of street art that uses knitted or crocheted objects to decorate public spaces. The event continues every Wednesday during August and September from 5:00-7:00pm, when we’ll gather to knit/crochet/craft together. read more >>
  • Aug 23, 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