Category Archive: Parks

May 09

Giving Garden Work Nights: Every Tuesday from 4-7PM

Happy Monday, friends of Imagine Grinnell! Every Tuesday evening from 4-7PM this summer is “Giving Garden Night.” If you have an hour or two to contribute to helping plant, weed and pick, we would love to have you join us. This week we will be building raised beds and planting fruit trees at “Marvin Garden”, …

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Sep 29

Please Donate Today!

The Grinnell Skate & BMX Project (Edit Page) Please help make the new skatepark a reality!! Fundraising Is Underway to Revamp/Re-ramp Bailey Park Skatepark!!! Imagine Grinnell will lead fundraising efforts to revamp and re-ramp the skatepark located in Bailey Park at 8th Ave. and Prince St. Grinnell Parks and Recreation board member Shawn Walters explains …

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May 07

MAY15: Help build the new Summer Street Giving Garden!

Come and join us for a Sunday afternoon garden-building get together at Summer St. Park (formerly known as Jaycee Park) in Grinnell. All ages and skill levels welcome! What is a “Giving Garden?” It’s a garden planted and maintained by volunteers to provide free, healthy food to anyone who needs it. That might be a …

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Sep 30

Results are in! See how you did in the 2015 Throwback Run!

Last Name First Name Race Type Time Placement Pearce Ben 15 1:03:51 1 Farrell John 15 1:12:04 2 Thalberg Cecelia 15 1:20:37 3 Elfenbein Tina 15 1:22:01 4 Key Wes 15 1:29:49 5 Robinson Georgeanna 10 49:51 1 Lindberg Mary 10 50:24 2 Eckhelberger Ross 10 53:31 3 Jacobson Jen 10 53:37 4 Donaghy Andi …

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Mar 30

3rd Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup

Imagine Grinnell is looking for volunteers to participate in the Third Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup. The cleanup will be on Saturday, April 11 from 9 AM-11 AM. Check-in will be located at the Summer Street Park pavilion. Click here to RSVP to volunteer.   Here’s what you need to know: Be prepared to get …

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Oct 02

Volunteers Needed to Build Summer Street Park

Imagine Grinnell is currently building a natural playscape in Summer Street Park. Imagine Grinnell is asking the community to help us build this park, located at the intersection of 3rd Avenue & Summer Street.  We are asking volunteers with many different levels of abilities to come out and volunteer 3 hours on Sunday, October 26th …

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May 23

May 25th: Community Garden workshop on succession planting

On Saturday, May 25th, there will be a workshop, Get the most of your harvest: Succession planting, at the Community Garden from 10:30 am — noon. Location: James Miller Park (Lake Nyanza), High Street entrance Community garden workshops combine learning and hands-on demonstration to showcase different gardening techniques and styles. This workshop is free of …

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May 23

First Annual Little Bear Creek Clean Up

Come and enjoy some clean up fun at Jaycees Park! Organized by Imagine Grinnell and Poweshiek County Soil & Water Conservation District When: Saturday, June 15, 2013 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Rain Date June 22) Where: Jaycees Park, 720 Summer Street, Grinnell IA 50112 Check-in and parking: Jaycees Park at the pavilion (park along …

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May 20

New Grinnell Community Garden blog!

Check out our new Grinnell Community Garden blog here!  It has updates, pictures, and info on our Community Garden.

Feb 22

Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps Cares for Arbor Lake

The Grinnell Youth Conservation Corps (GYCC) began in 2006 when five energetic Grinnell youth participated in the program for eight weeks. First led by college student coordinator, Alicia Sellon, the group learned about water quality and conservation at Arbor Lake Park. The GYCC program is a collaboration between the Grinnell College Center for Prairie Studies and the City of Grinnell, with planning …

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