Volunteers can Make a Difference

by Press Release-Camden Children's Garden | Oct 22, 2007
Volunteers can Make a Difference The Camden Children’s Garden will provide volunteers an opportunity to lend a helping hand during “Make a Difference Day,” which will be held on Saturday, October 27. Garden hours are from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Make a Difference Day was created by USA WEEKEND as a national day for helping others. The event, which millions participate in around the country, is held on the fourth Saturday of October.

At the Garden, volunteers will be on hand to assist with mulching, ground maintenance and planting tulips and daffodils that will showcase the Garden during the spring season. Volunteers will also be able to aid in the operation of Goblins in the Garden, a family festival that features crafts, storytelling, environmental education and a haunted maze for children and their families.

The Camden Children’s Garden wants you to…Come Outside and Play! The Garden is open Tuesday – Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day). Admission to the Garden is $6 for adults, $4 for children (age 3 -11) and free for children two years and under. This 4.5-acre garden features a variety of themed educational exhibits for children, including the Dinosaur Garden, Storybook Gardens, Red Oak Run and Tree House, Cityscapes Garden and more. Enjoy great indoor attractions including the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House, the NEW Benjamin Franklin Exhibit and Plaza de Aibonito, a Puerto Rican tropical exhibit. Additional information is available online at www.camdenchildrensgarden.org, or call (856) 365-TREE. Take River LINE to the Aquarium Station Stop, or ride NJ TRANSIT bus routes No. 452, 453, or 457 from the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden. For transit information, call 1-800-772-2222. For more information about The Camden Children’s Garden visit our website at www.camdenchildrensgarden.org.

The Camden City Garden Club, the operator of the Camden Children’s Garden, is a non-profit (501) (c) (3), membership-based, educational and environmental organization established in 1985 to assist Camden City residents with community gardening. The mission of the organization is to provide horticulture-based recreational and educational opportunities for people of all ages who live in the City of Camden or the Delaware Valley.

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