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1000Trees Grinnell Received Iowa DNR Grant & Plans Fall Planting Event

September 20, 2022 Imagine Grinnell and its 1000 Trees initiative recently received a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources through its Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program. This grant will allow 1000Trees to purchase trees to be planted in the Right-Of-Way (ROW) throughout the 50112 zip code and at Ahrens Park. Additional trees [...]

Native Landscaping in Bloom at Ahrens Park

July 26, 2022 Have you noticed the awesome native plants and wildflowers around Ahrens Park? Check them out next time you’re here. There are 3 different native landscaping areas around the park. Which ones can you find below

Kohlrabi ready to harvest at Ahrens Garden

July 9, 2022 Did you know the Giving Gardens are run by different groups? The Ahrens Park garden, located behind the Foundation office at 1510 Penrose St. is run by the Ahrens Park staff, the Foundation office staff and volunteers and interns. The best part about this garden is being able to see community members [...]

9 Giving Garden locations in Grinnell

April 15, 2022 Check out all of the Giving Garden locations in Grinnell: Ahrens Park Grinnell Community Early Learning Center Summer St. Park St. John's Lutheran Church Unity Point Health/GRMC Fairview Elementary Bailey Park Elementary Davis Elementary Marvin Garden https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer... The Giving Gardens are supported by funds donated and grants. If you want to support [...]

Fruit Tree Workshop at Ahrens Park

March 22, 2022 Imagine Grinnell’s 1000Trees Project invites the public to attend a fruit tree workshop on April 9 at 10-11 a.m. at Ahrens Park. Dr. Suzanne Slack, a faculty member at Iowa State University, will discuss the planting of bare root fruit trees as well as care and maintenance of fruit trees in general. [...]

Chad Nath appointed new CEO for Ahrens Park Foundation

January 25, 2022 Chad Nath served as LINK Grinnell’s Executive Director for two years before accepting the position as CEO of the Ahrens Park Foundation. Prior to his role with LINK, Chad spent 16 years with UnityPoint Health – GRMC; seven as Director of Wellness, Fitness, and Integrated Health, nine as Director of Safety, Security, [...]

2022-01-27T19:56:15-06:00January 27th, 2022|Ahrens Park Foundation, Foundation News|

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Opens

January 7, 2022 Just in time for the weekend! The Green sign is up! The Grinnell Community Ice Rink is skate at your own risk. Please watch out for rough spots in the ice and elevation changes. Unlike an indoor ice rink the ice is not perfectly smooth! Have some fun this winter! http://www.grinnelliowa.gov/410/Ice-Rink

2022-01-27T20:05:11-06:00January 7th, 2022|Ahrens Park Foundation|

TRUNK-or-TREAT at Ahrens Park

October 26, 2021 WOW! What a day to remember! Thank you to all the Trick-or-Treaters who came out Saturday morning to help make TRUNK-or-TREAT a smashing success! We'd also like to thank the 35 trunks that ranged from local businesses, community groups, high school sports teams, and local non-profits for participating! And a special [...]

2022-01-27T20:15:50-06:00October 26th, 2021|Ahrens Park Foundation, Foundation News|
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