Newport’s Ballard Park Wants Your Unused Christmas Lights
Friday, December 14, 2012
Working Christmas tree lights of all shapes, sizes and colors will be accepted. Lamps should be two feet or highter. Friends of Ballard Park is also looking for thoroughly clean one gallon milk jugs. The jugs will be used by Newport elementary school students to build igloos which will be displayed on February 21, 22 & 23 in Ballard Park. Friends of Ballard Park will acknowledge all donations with a receipt which may be used on for tax purposes. Drop off lights or milk jugs to Friends of Ballard Park’s office at 226 Bellevue Avenue #10 Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Friends of Ballard Park is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, maintaining and promoting Newport's Only Nature Preserve. Its goals are to ensure Ballard Park remains a wild and natural open space for future generations; encourage the local public to visit and use the park; provide educational and cultural opportunities for local youth and families and highlight the unique qualities and historical importance of Ballard Park which is located on Wickham Road in Newport.
For more information about the Friends of Ballard Park call 619-3377 or visit www.ballardpark.org.
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