Over the summer we did a few small early literacy programs with A Good Start, a Head Start program serving Weinland Park. That got us thinking about building a Little Free Library at 4th Street Farms… Continue reading “Little Free Library at 4th Street Farms “
Join us Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30PM at the Weinland Park Elementary School & Schoenbaum Family Center, located at Summit & 7th Avenue, for the Weinland Park Community Civic Association Annual Holiday Potluck. Bring a dish to share and get to know your neighbors! Continue reading 2015 Weinland Park Holiday Potluck
Join us at 4th Street Farms on August 23. 2015 from 1-2PM for “Snacks, Books and Weeds.” We’ll gather at the front of the garden, eat some snacks, read a book together & explore what a weed is and how you can help out at 4th Street Farms. Kids of all ages welcome. We will be reading Weeds Find A Way and connecting informally as … Continue reading Snacks, Books & Weeds August 23
Join us August 8 2015 from Noon-4PM at Godman Guild! Food. From tacos to pizza, fish to vegetarian, there’s lots of options for the whole family. Bring a neighbor and sample a variety of great local flavors. Save room for dessert! Fun. For starters: actual KIDS BOUNCE HOUSE!! Then kids of all ages enjoy games, activities & cute live animals from Columbus Zoo, right?! Throw … Continue reading Join Us at the Weinland Park Festival 2015 | Coming Back Home!
On Saturday, October 22nd, as part of a nationwide “Make a Difference Day,” over 180 amazing Hands On Central Ohio volunteers came out on a crisp fall day to “Make a Difference” in Weinland Park. Gathering at the Weinland Park Elementary to sign in and prepare for the day, volunteers from the “Y,” City Year, Godman Guild, Weinland Park Community Civic Association, and other organizations were all … Continue reading Make A Difference
We’ve had our fair share of challenges this week in Weinland Park. For sure. On top of the enduring oppressive heat, humidity, and roar of the state fair, which anyone would be feeling a bit stressed about despite the charm of the nightly fireworks… We’ve also had a string of arsons, suicides, and then a fatal late-afternoon police shooting on 4th Street, diagonal from the park during cheerleading … Continue reading Power of the Positivity
Last Tuesday the Weinland Park Community Civic Association‘s Food & Wellness Committee hosted a Community Engagement Conversation in collaboration with Local Matters, Knowlton School of Architecture, CEGI, and MORPC. This event took a great deal of planning and genuinely sought resident input about food, possible food related jobs, and plans for the 3M site on 4th Street & 5th Avenue. The Community Engagement Meeting pulled in … Continue reading Community Engagement