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Posted on: November 1, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Highland Park Community Build Day Saturday, November 5 starting at 9:00 am

Highland Park Playground

Highland Park Community Build Day

The Athens Arts, Parks & Recreation Department and the Highland Park Playground Committee are excited to be hosting a volunteer build day on Saturday, November 5 starting at 9:00 am. Thanks to a grant from Dr Pepper/Snapple Group and KaBOOM! a new playground will be installed at Highland Park. Volunteers are needed to assist in constructing the playground equipment and placing it in the ground. This event is open to anyone that would like to help. Children and families are welcome to attend and help out in beautifying the park through raking leaves, picking up sticks, and general cleanup. Civic community service groups are welcome to volunteer as well. Music, food, and drinks will be provided. Pre-registration is not required but is encouraged. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Highland Park Volunteer Coordinator Tara Gilts at or for any questions contact Assistant Director Andrew Chiki at Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes.

Andrew Chiki, Assistant Director

Athens Community Arts, Parks & Recreation

701 East State Street

Athens, OH 45701


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