Parks & Crafts are sponsored by the Ann Arbor Public Works Unit. A new "park"nership has been created between Ann Arbor's Solid Waste Unit, the Ecology Center, and GIVE 365. Join the Ecology Center to make a craft, learn about recycling and sustainability and participate in a park activity provided by GIVE 365. 

Parks & Crafts are offered one Saturday per month from 10:00am to 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, June through May. Individuals and families can drop in for a FREE 30 to 60-minute activity. Pre-registration is encouraged, especially for groups of 5+. Please pre-register by emailing education@ecocenter.org to assure adequate staffing and supplies are on-hand. For select events, if you register a week or more in advance you and your family will receive free admission to a facility or activity.

Events will be held at the following locations: 

Ann Arbor Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin Ave.
Bryant Community Center, 3 W. Eden Ct. 
Gallup Park (meeting room), 3000 Fuller Rd. 
Huron Hills Golf Course, 2465 E. Huron River Rd. 
Mack Indoor Pool, 715 Brooks St. 
Veterans Memorial Park, 2150 Jackson Ave. 

Recycling Craft Events 2019-2020

Nov. 9th - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Veterans Memorial

Prepare our garden for winter. Make a recycled bird feeder. Enjoy a free skate rental and admission if you register a week or more in advance. 




Dec. 7th - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Ann Arbor Senior Center 

Decorate the center for winter. Create an ornament using shells, beads, buttons, and more. 

Jan 25th - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Mack Indoor Pool

Make an embossed art project and swim in our heated pool. Open swim 1-5 pm. If you register a week or more in advance, you'll receive one free family admission to the pool. 

March 28th - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Gallup Park

Enjoy spring in the park and pick up trash. Create a magnet with mascot Reco the Racoon. 

April 11th - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Bryant Community Center

Take home a handcrafted and compostable plant pot with seedlings. Then help us garden. 

May 9th - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, Huron Hills Golf Course

Make recycled paper into a Mother's Day card then enjoy a round of FootGolf. If you register a week or more in advance, you and your family will recieve a free round of FootGolf.  

Published on September 19, 2017

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