As Part of its Green Around Lower Manhattan Initiative, Downtown Alliance Plants 4,000 Tulips in Bowling Green Park
The Alliance for Downtown New York will hold its annual Fall Community Planting Day from 10 AM to noon. Lower Manhattan residents, visitors and workers will come together to plant more than 4,000 tulip bulbs and ornamental kale at Bowling Green Park.
There also will be free pumpkin cupcakes courtesy of Crumbs, pumpkins and cider thanks to Whole Foods, and a booth for kids to learn planting skills. Tools will be supplied by the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.
Fall Community Planting Day is part of the Downtown Alliance’s Green Around Lower Manhattan initiative, which is dedicated to building an environmentally sustainable community. The event is made possible with support from Con Edison, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, Partnership for Parks, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, Council Member Margaret Chin, Community Board 1, Whole Foods Market and Crumbs Bake Shop.
WHAT: Fall Community Planting Day
WHERE: Bowling Green Park, Broadway and Beaver Streets Google Map
WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 10 AM to noon
*Comptroller Liu expected at 11:00 AM.