Mulch Your Christmas Tree in the Park!
Washington Square Park will once again serve as a MulchFest chipping site this January, 2017. Chip in with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and GreeNYC to recycle your Christmas trees into wood chips. These wood chips are used to nourish trees and plants on streets […]
Hot Off the Presses
Our Fall 2016 newsletter is here! Read all about how to help keep the park clean and how to pitch in as a volunteer. You can read the latest edition here.
The Conservancy is Hiring
The Washington Square Park Conservancy has an open position for a Volunteer and Communications Manager. This new staff member will manage outreach to the community as well as our growing volunteer program. You can download the full position description here.
Announcing Nature Programs in Washington Square Park
This fall, the Conservancy is proud to offer two programs in our new series, Nature Programs in Washington Square Park. Presented by Washington Square Park gardener Kaslin Daniels, these programs will explore the horticulture of the park. In November, kids will learn how acorn nuts grow into oak trees with a hands-on planting project. All ages can […]
Win Tickets to the Taste of the Village
Taste of the Village Photo Contest You can win a pair of tickets to the Taste of the Village, the Village’s premier tasting event under the stars and Arch at Washington Square Park. Date: Wednesday, September 14th Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM Place: Washington Square Park To enter, snap a photo of Washington Square Park and […]
Taste of the Village Tickets On Sale Now
Tickets for the Annual Taste of the Village are on sale now. Join us under the iconic Washington Square Arch and enjoy some of the best tastes and tipples Greenwich Village has to offer. Your purchase of a ticket to the Taste of the Village helps keep Washington Square Park clean, safe and beautiful. Wednesday, […]
Latest Edition of Washington Square Park News
We hope you enjoy reading our latest newsletter, featuring an interview with park gardeners and much more. You can access a PDF of the newsletter here.
Welcoming Our Playground Associate!
The Washington Square Park Conservancy has funded a Playground Associate for another summer.
Beginning Saturday, June 4th, volunteer greeters will be available from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Conservancy’s Welcome Wagon to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture. For a more-depth exploration of the park, you can sign up to take a one-hour tour of the park led by a volunteer docent. Tours […]
Announcing Arts Mini-Grants Winners
Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural class of the Washington Square Park Arts Mini-Grant program. This initiative was developed to help support community organizations and local arts groups who have built a strong relationship with Park and Village neighbors. Each of the grant winners, selected by a panel of community members and arts programming experts, will present free […]