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Four “Every day is earth day” climate change response clean up events planned for New Bedford in April

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In addition to the four cleanup events throughout the city there are three special “save the date” events in May and June. Here are the details:

Initiative Boys and Girls Club Neighborhood Cleanup
Saturday April 3, 2021, 8am-2pm
Serenity Garden Cleaning, Vegetable & Flower Beds for Planting, Dumpster on James Street between North and Hillman Street.

Go Green Residents GET your brooms, shovels, rakes, gloves and water clean your attics, cellars, front/backyards, streets/sidewalks, storm drains, vacant lots, beaches, shorelines and help your neighbors, plant trees, flowers, vegetables and compost. Join the Go Green Team: Go Green Residents, Boys and Girls Club, Vets Hall, Neighborhoods United, Latino Coalition, AJ. Gomes Neighborhood Associations, Verdean Gardens, Community Foundation, Minority Action Committee, Island Foundation, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Committee, NB Historical Society, Old Bedford Village, Youth Conservation Corps, Ben Rose REC, NEIE, Cruz Companies & “Zero Waste” in cleaning OUR part of MOTHER EARTH.

NO TIRES!! NO PAINTS!! NO FLAMMABLES!!

For more information call 774-202-0603 or E-mail obvdcbr@yahoo.com. An Environmental Justice Project.

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Alfred J. Gomes Neighborhood Association Outdoor Community Informational Meeting
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 6:00pm
41 Bedford Street
Serenity Gardens Bedford & South Sixth St.

Guests: New Bedford Community Policing Officers
Speakers: OPEN, Informational Session

Discussion Topics: Climate Change, COVID-19, Morse Cutting Tools, JOBs, Training and Small Business Assistance, Update on the reconstruction of the Baby Kenny’s Tot-Lot, Water Splash Pad at Joseph Monte Park, Pee Wee Baseball Diamond at Gomes Park Beauregard Pina Vietnam Veterans Park corner Rivet and South First Street Go Green Spring Summer and Fall Cleanups, Serenity Gardens Planting Beds available, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.  

Sponsored by: AJ Gomes Neighborhood Association, Neighborhoods United, Verdean Gardens, Cruz Companies, Latino Coalition, Minority Action Committee, Old Bedford Village, Community Foundation SEM, Ben Rose REC, All Scholastic Athletic Program, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness, NB Community Services, Public Schools, Police Dept. Island Foundation. For more information call 774-202-0603 and/or E-mail obvdcbr@yahoo.com. An Environmental Justice Project.

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Serenity Garden’s EARTH DAY Neighborhood Cleanup
Saturday April 24, 2021 8am-2pm
Dumpster at 41 Bedford Serenity Garden Corner Bedford & South Sixth Street

Go Green Residents GET your brooms, shovels, rakes, gloves and water clean your attics, cellars, front/backyards, streets/sidewalks, storm drains, vacant lots, beaches, shoreline and help your neighbors, plant trees, flowers, vegetables and compost. Join the Go Green Team: Go Green Residents, Boys Girl Club, Vets Hall, Neighborhoods United, The Latino Coalition, Alfred J. Gomes Neighborhood Associations, Verdean Gardens, Minority Action Committee, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Committee, Old Bedford Village, Youth Conservation Corps, Ben Rose REC, NEIE, & “Zero Waste” in cleaning OUR part of MOTHER EARTH.

NO TIRES!! NO PAINTS!! NO FLAMMABLES!!

For more information call 774-202-0603 or E-mail obvdcbr@yahoo.com. An Environmental Justice Project.

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Boys and Girls Club EARTH DAY Neighborhood Cleanup
Saturday April 24, 2021 8am-2pm
Dumpster on James Street between North and Hillman Street

Go Green Residents GET your brooms, shovels, rakes, gloves and water clean your attics, cellars, front/backyards, streets/sidewalks, storm drains, vacant lots, beaches, shorelines and help your neighbors, plant trees, flowers, vegetables and compost. Join the Go Green Team: Go Green Residents, Boys Girl Club, Vets Hall, Neighborhood United, Latino Coalition, AJ. Gomes Neighborhood Associations, Verdean Gardens, Community Foundation, Minority Action Committee, Island Foundation, Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Committee, NB Historical Society, Old Bedford Village, Youth Conservation Corps, Ben Rose REC, NEIE, Cruz Companies & “Zero Waste” in cleaning OUR part of MOTHER EARTH.

NO TIRES!! NO PAINTS!! NO FLAMMABLES!!

For more information call 774-202-0603 or E-mail obvdcbr@yahoo.com. An Environmental Justice Project.

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SAVE THE DATES:

• Survivors of COVID-19 Victims Awareness Month, May 20– June 20 2021
• Opening Ceremony Joseph J. Monte Park “Remembrance Celebrations,” Thursday, May 20, 2021 4pm to 8pm
• National Hurricane Disasters Preparedness Training Family Fun Day (Being Prepared Being Vigilant Being Responsive), Saturday June 5, 2021

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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