Volunteer for Park(ing) Day with Bike Easy and Ride New Orleans!

Posted by Anneka on September 24, 2014 in Events

Help us create a temporary park installation to visualize the future of our streets!

Join our PARK (ing) Day NOLA Team

Have you ever wondered what our streets might look like if they were lined with parks instead of parking? So have we! That’s why we’re teaming up with Ride New Orleans, RUBARB and Mnemonics AD for PARK (ing) Day NOLA 2014!

PARK (ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. On Saturday, October 4th during Arts for Arts Sake, we’ll be joining talented designers to create parks along Julia Street in partnership with the Downtown Development District, Tulane City Center, and the New Orleans Arts District.

Our project – the Swing + Saddle Stop – will welcome walkers, bikers and transit riders to take a playful breather pre-, post- or mid-commute. We’ll also create a ‘peep show’ – a chance for visitors to view the future of New Orleans streets!

Our design is ambitious and we need your help to pull it off. We are planning an all-volunteer build to take place this weekend. Don’t have construction skills? We could still use your help leading a youth-oriented art project and hanging out / staffing our park the day of the big event.

If you can help us out, fill out the volunteer form below or click here. Hope you can join us!

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