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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 |2019-01-22T05:16:14+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Girl Scout Gold Award project – Pollination Station at Lakes Park

*UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019 The Lakes Park Community Garden harvests fresh produce twice monthly during the growing season.  Several dedicated beds provide for fresh food donations, and Community Garden members contribute any excess food they have grown. During these harvests, the Community Garden volunteers also collect canned and boxed food donations from [...]

By |2019-01-30T01:01:05+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on *UPDATED* Community Garden harvests & donations, January 2019

EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

Plant sale in the propagation and potting area of the Fragrance Garden to be held Wednesday January 30th, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019 The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation will host a plant sale in the Lakes Park Botanic Garden, Wednesday January 30th, 2019 from 9:00 AM [...]

By |2019-01-22T01:28:27+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Fundraising, Volunteers|Comments Off on EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

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 |2019-01-13T05:17:10+00:00December 25th, 2018|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

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park's Botanic Garden On November 2nd, the United Way sent a team of volunteers from the Gartner Group to help Foundation volunteers in the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. Dubbed a "Day of Caring", the United Way describes this service event as follows: "The United Way Day [...]

By |2018-11-22T01:46:24+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

Community Garden - Inaugural Work Day, October 2018 Have you ever wandered by the Community Garden and marveled at how neat and pretty it is? That's because the Park has the best volunteers ever! The first official work day of the 2018-2019 growing season was held on October 8th. Community Garden members gathered to weed-whack, [...]

By |2018-11-21T20:57:43+00:00October 8th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Community Garden – Inaugural Work Day, October 2018

Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors

Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors for the Lakes Park Fall Festival  Scarecrows Ambassadors are needed from October 12th - 28th, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Lakes Regional Park  7330 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers, FL 33908  Volunteers are needed to serve as Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors at the Lakes Park Fall Festival. [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog Post, Scarecrows in the Park, Volunteers|Comments Off on Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors

Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation seeks volunteer candidates to lead tours of the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. A team of three or more are desired to lead the tour on alternate months.  ***BEFORE YOU REGISTER for this opportunity, we'd like to meet with you. Please leave [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43+00:00August 16th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Tours, Volunteers|Comments Off on Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

Park improvements, August 2018

Park Improvements, August 2018 Lee County Parks and Recreation has been working on a number of park imrovements this summer to enhance the Lakes Park  experience for all visitors.  Check out some of what's been going on. New Trees Lee County Parks & Recreation staff planting a new tree to replace one of the [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43+00:00August 15th, 2018|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Parks & Rec, Trees, Volunteers|Comments Off on Park improvements, August 2018

Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

Bill Johnson, Dorothea McLaughlin & Jim Dubyak work on the final harvest donation for the 2017-2018 season | Community Garden at Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers, FL Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018 LAKES PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN Rock Star, Bill Johnson, reports: "We made our tenth and final donation [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44+00:00April 24th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

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