Monday, March 19, 2007

Friends of Rouge Park Plan Their Appreciation Day

The Friends of Rouge Park are planning an event called the Rouge Park Appreciation Day to both celebrate saving the park from development and to clean up the park and a portion of the Rouge River. A planning meeting to facilitate the various details is scheduled for this coming Wednesday, March 21, at 6 p.m. in St. Suzanne School. Everyone is invited to attend.

The event itself is scheduled for Saturday, June 2. Clean-up of the park will begin at 8 a.m. that day. Lunch is scheduled for 11 a.m. and will followed by a model airplane demonstrations by the Detroit Aeromodelers Association and horseback rides from the Buffalo Soldiers Association.

The Appreciation Day is sponsored by the Detroit Aero Modelers, Friends of the Rouge, Friends of Rouge Park and the City of Detroit's Recreation Department. A flyer for the event can be downloaded here (Adobe Reader required).

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