City invites public to help paint bridges

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The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to help paint bridges at Union Plaza, 21st and “Q” streets, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Saturday July 21.

Volunteers will meet at the parking lot near the Assurity overlook, north of N. 21st and “Q” streets.

Registration is not required, but volunteers may register in advance by emailing parksvolunteers@lincoln.ne.gov or visiting parks.lincoln.ne.gov/volunteer.

New volunteers are asked to complete the volunteer application form at this site.

Supplies will be provided. Participants should dress for the weather, wear comfortable shoes, and wear clothes that they do not mind getting dirty.

If weather causes a postponement, registered participants will be notified of the rain date. The volunteer event is part of the 2018 VIP (Volunteer in Parks) Saturday series. Upcoming events include:
· August 18, 8 to 11 a.m., location and activity to be determined
· September 22, 8 to 11 a.m., Bea Richmond Park, pulling weeds and garden maintenance
· October 27, 9 a.m. to noon, location and activity to be determined

For more information about Lincoln Parks and Recreation, visit parks.lincoln.ne.gov.