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Volunteers in the Gardens & Beyond – Fall 2019

Volunteers in the Gardens & Beyond - Fall 2019 It's time to feature our Garden Ambassadors, aka volunteers in the gardens. The Foundation's main focus each autumn is the Fall Festival and our contribution to it - Scarecrows in the Park. But beyond the Scarecrows fundraising effort lies a world of volunteer activity that is [...]

By |2019-11-26T15:22:24-05:00November 26th, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Lakes Park Farmer's Market, Rose Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Volunteers in the Gardens & Beyond – Fall 2019

PAVE THE PARK: Bricks Installed at Lakes Park July 12th, 2019

PAVE THE PARK: Bricks Installed at Lakes Park July 12th, 2019 Here are the bricks installed at Lakes Park on July 12th, 2019.  NOTE: The Train Station is under construction for the duration of the summer. Bricks cannot be installed there while construction is ongoing. We anticipate being able to install in the timeframe of [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:46-04:00August 9th, 2019|Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden|Comments Off on PAVE THE PARK: Bricks Installed at Lakes Park July 12th, 2019

Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019 Here are some recent scenes from Lakes Park. Fort Myers Beach pier featured along Lakes Park's miniature train tracks Scenes from the Train: A scale model of the Fort Myers Beach pier has been installed along the train tracks at Lakes Park. This miniature joins already-installed models of various [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00June 27th, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Lee County, Train Museum, Wildlife|Comments Off on Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

Final StoryTime of the season draws crowd

Final StoryTime of the season draws crowd   Children enjoy a craft project at the April 2018 StoryTime in the Garden program   As another "season" draws to a close, the Foundation reflects on the humble beginnings of a very popular activity for the pre-school crowd and their parents. StoryTime in the Garden [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00May 12th, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden|Comments Off on Final StoryTime of the season draws crowd

LPEF’s own Sue Moore honored by local media

Sue Moore, 2017. Photo: Phil LeBoutillier LPEF's own Sue Moore honored by local media Long-time Lee County volunteer Sue Moore has served on the Board of the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation for years. Now she has been honored by local media on the occasion of her 80th birthday. Earlier this month, Sue was [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:48-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Events, Volunteers|Comments Off on LPEF’s own Sue Moore honored by local media

Bricks installed at Lakes Park, update March 22nd, 2019

Bricks installed at Lakes Park updated March 22nd, 2019 Thank you to all of our brick donors  for helping us to Pave the Park.  Your generosity makes the work of the Foundation possible! TRAIN MUSEUM TRAIN MUSEUM: thank you to Joe Badali, Adam Berkland, and Theresa Foley   TRAIN MUSEUM: Thanks to [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:48-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Rose Garden, Train Museum|Comments Off on Bricks installed at Lakes Park, update March 22nd, 2019

Bricks installed at Lakes Park, Feb 2nd, 2019

Bricks installed at Lakes Park, Feb. 2nd, 2019 ROSE GARDEN Bricks installed at the Rose Garden in Lakes Park, Feb. 2nd, 2019 - thank you, Elizabeth Wright and Sharon Jenkins-Owen CHILDREN'S GARDEN Bricks installed in the Children's Garden at Lakes Park, Feb 2nd 2019 - thank you Mike and Marie Pacito, Patricia [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:49-04:00February 6th, 2019|Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Rose Garden|Comments Off on Bricks installed at Lakes Park, Feb 2nd, 2019

Bricks installed at Lakes Park, January 22nd, 2019

Bricks installed at Lakes Park, January 22nd, 2019 Train Museum   Brick installed at the Train Museum, installed 1/22/2019 - thank you, Nicole Gyurindak Rose Garden Bricks installed in the Rose Garden, 01/22/2019 - thank you Bob & Nancy Nell; Ellie Chapman; Justin Storer; and Paul Dover Children's Garden Bricks [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-05:00January 24th, 2019|Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Fundraising, Rose Garden, Train Museum|Comments Off on Bricks installed at Lakes Park, January 22nd, 2019

Girl Scout Gold Award project – Pollination Station at Lakes Park

Girl Scout Gold Award Project - Pollination Station at Lakes Park Katherine Poinsett, senior at Estero High School and Gold Award applicant from Girl Scout Troop 245 in the Gulf Coast Florida Council Girl Scout Katherine Poinsett is working on her Gold Award by volunteering to add a Pollination Station to the Children's [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Girl Scout Gold Award project – Pollination Station at Lakes Park

December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

December 2018 - Happenings around the Park Volunteers - We kicked off the month with a December 5th brunch in honor of all "Lakes Park Ambassador" volunteers. Your dedication helps to make Lakes Park THE place for families to gather and play in Lee County. Ambassadors from the Train Museum, the Botanic Garden, the Nest, [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00December 25th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Children's Garden, Events, Lakes Park Farmer's Market, Lee County Bird Patrol, Parks & Rec, Train Museum, Volunteers|Comments Off on December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

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