The Bloomington Parks and Rec Department is looking for feedback and ideas from neighbors on the future McDoel Switchyard Park, as part of their master plan process. They will be hosting an open house this Thursday, in the City Council chambers at City Hall, in the Showers Building (401 N. Morton St.).
Mid-day session: noon - 1:30 PM, Thursday, April 26th
Evening session: 5:30 PM - 7 PM, Thursday, April 26th
Future Opportunities to Contribute Ideas and Opinions:Wednesday, May 2nd, 10 AM - 2 PM, Senior Expo, Twin Lakes Rec Center May 12, May 19, June 2 or June 16, at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
Monday, May 14th, 5 PM - 6:30 PM, at the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center
The entire Switchyard Park planning process can be followed online, at www.switchyardpark.org.
Too many day lilies? Tall grasses need dividing? Black- eyed Susans taking over? Bring your extra plants, seeds, seedlings, starts and other living things to the neighborhood plant exchange. One gardener's weed is another gardener's salad. Perennials, annuals, shrubs, berry brambles,all are welcome. Exchange plants and gardening stories and get to know your neighbors. New to gardening, and don't have anything to share? Stop by anyway. Everyone is welcome. See you there!
Sunday April 29, 1-4 pm, 611 West Dodds (@fairview)
You are the neighborhood! Please leave your questions and comments.
The McDoel Gardens Neighborhood Association meets the first Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the basement of the McDoel Baptist Church. The church is located on Rogers Street, between Dixie and Allen; enter the basement from the alley behind the church.
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