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Board of Park Commissioners

May 17 @ 6:00 pm

The Board of Park Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in the Brooklawn Community Center.

On the agenda:

  • Memorial/dedication bench in memory of Jose A. Gaspar at Ashley Park
  • Sixth annual A Walk in My Shoes at Fort Taber/East Beach sidewalks on Oct. 14
  • Fourth annual CommUNITY roll out at Buttonwood Park on Aug. 8
  • DATMA’s fifth-year celebration at Custom House Square on June 22
  • Liga Latina NB at Renwick Field permit review
  • Memorial/dedication bench in memory of Frank & Eunice Hamer at Hazelwood Park
  • Memorial/dedication benches in memory of William “Bud” Montigny and Elizabeth “Betty” Montigny at Buttonwood Park
  • Play in the Park Lunch kick-off at Hazelwood Park on June 26
  • Vote on Fort Taber gates hours for July 4th
  • Abolition Row Park ribbon cutting on June 23

Read the full agenda here.


Brooklawn Senior Center
1997 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02745 United States
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