Upcoming Events at Center Park
Pruning Workshop Sat March 16
1pm to 3pm. Drop in at any time to watch and question Master Gardener and expert pruner John Althouse as he prunes the shrubs at Center Park. Feel free to bring your own pruners or borrow our tools to prune mindfully to reduce the size, decrease the congestion, and stimulate new growth in the growth in the right direction for shrub beauty and health.
Saturday March 16 3-5pm
Center Park table at nearby "Free Seed" event
Learn how to grow plants from seed. See a model of our proposed new picnic table. Perhaps get some free seeds for your own gardens or Center Park. This event is in Union Hall at the First Religious Society in Carlisle at 27 School Street, which is a short walk from Center Park,
Prepare for spring blooms at Center Park
On Saturday, April 6 from 9am to noon the Friends of Center Park committee invites the community to welcome spring with a clean-up at Center Park. We will remove leaves and debris to prepare for the emergence of spring bulbs and perennials. Bring gloves and water. Also handy would be rakes, loppers, pruners, buckets, and tarps if you have them: extra will be on hand. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further questions.
Celebrate Earth Day at Center Park
Come to Carlisle Center Park on
Sat April 27 10am to 2pm
for a free Earth Day celebration event. Massachusetts Master Gardeners will be on hand to demonstrate composting methods, conduct informative walks of the Park’s native plants, and advocate for No Mow May to support birds and pollinators. Garden Gurus will be on hand to answer any of your gardening questions.
Sponsored in part by the Carlisle Cultural Council.
Native Plant Workshop
New native plants for Center Park Sat May 18 noon - 2pm
Meet at Carlisle Common at noon. Attend an educational Native Plant workshop that will involve "Show and Tell" and Q &A on a large variety of native shrubs, trees and perennials. At the conclusion of the workshop we will transport native perennials and shrubs to nearby Center Park and other Town of Carlisle sites. This event is in conjunction with the Carlisle Garden Club Plant Sale being held on the Common 10am to 2pm that same day. Sponsored in part by the Carlisle Cultural Council.