Saturday
April
27
One Day Only
April 27, 2019
  • Oglebay & Wheeling Park
    Oglebay 465 Lodge Drive Wheeling, WV Wheeling Park 1330 National Road Wheeling, WV
  • 304-243-4090
  • Hours
    9:00am-12:00pm
  • oglebay.com
  • Free Admission

KEEP YOUR PARK BEAUTIFUL!

Help us prepare Oglebay and Wheeling Parks for the upcoming spring and summer seasons on My Park Volunteer Day!
Rain or Shine, Saturday, April 27th starting at 9 a.m.

REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER:
304-243-4100 or online:
http://oglebay.doubleknot.com/event/my-park-volunteer-day-april-27-2019/2508062

MEETING SPOTS:
• Oglebay Volunteers = Hess Shelter by Schenk Lake
• Wheeling Park Volunteers = Teen Center inside the White Palace

Tools and supplies provided, please come dressed for work and bring gloves if you need them.

GENERAL ACTIVITIES:
• Trail clearing and cleaning
• Staple and nail removal from buildings and picnic tables in shelters across parks
• Greenhouse tasks assistance (propagation, watering, moving/spacing plants, cleanup)
• Garden bed maintenance, cultivation/weed control and watering
• Educational graphics/outdoor banners cleaning with soap and water in the Zoo
• Zoo pothole patching assistance
• Wheeling Park lake area hosing
• Wheeling Park rink summer season preparation

MASTER GARDENER ACTIVITIES:
• Butterfly Garden preparation and planting
• Bistro Terrace Garden preparation and planting
• Sapling planting around the wetlands in the Zoo
• Pull and bag bulbs based on weather and timing
• Other flower beds preparation as needed

Complimentary lunch and drawstring backpacks with a coupon for daily activity wristband courtesy of The Oglebay Foundation. After lunch, stay and enjoy your Park! Free Activities include:

Garden Demonstrations at Oglebay’s Palm Room (1:30 herbs, 2:00 succulents, 2:30 designing containers).