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Recently Renovated Hazel Abel Park
2013 Events

2013 is shaping up to be full of special events in the parks! 
Please use this page to learn more about volunteer events, special ceremonies, concerts, fundraisers and more. Most events are open to the public unless otherwise noted by invitation only. 
For more information please call 402-441-8258 or email director@lincolnparks.org


Revitalizing Nebraska's Centennial Mall
March 2013

1st 8:30am Centennial Mall event-State Capitol

6th Lincoln Parks Foundation Exec Board

14 10:00am $2 for Trees! & Lincoln Cares Media event Eisley Library 14th & Superior

Rose Garden
April 2013

3rd LPF Exec Board

6th 1:00p Roses! Roses! Roses! Rose Garden

10th LPF BOD Meeting

13th Volunteer Tree Planting Event

17th 4-6pm Sherman Field Dedication Event

21st 2:00pm Emma dedication-Jan Pitsch Green

21st Lincoln Earth Day -celebrate Lincoln trails & parks-Antelope Park

26th Arbor Day event-TBA

27th Nature's Market- Pioneers Park Nature Center-Follow the Friends on FB to get updates and info!

Lincoln's Beloved Sunken Gardens
May 2013

1st LPF Exec Bd Meeting

Mini Grant Applications Announced

10th LPF 8am-2pm LPF strategic plan retreat PPNC

11th 8:30 am Wake Up the Beds-Sunken Gardens

17th      ALL DAY Give to Lincoln Day

18th Coffee House on the Prairie- PPNC

23rd 5:00 pm Legacy Tree Planting 

27th 8pm Memorial Day Program Veterans Memorial Garden

30th 5-7pm Union Plaza Timeless Tile Event

Veterans Memorial Garden
June 2013

5th  LPF Exec Board

12th LPF BOD Meeting

8th 10am Veterans Memorial Garden Brick Installation Ceremony

22nd Herbal Festival -PPNC

29th Party in the Parks Union Plaza

Fireworks at Oak Lake
July 2013

3rd Uncle Sam Jam at Oak Lake

July 7-August 18 Lincoln Municipal Band Sunday's Antelope Park

11thPRAB & LPF Joint Meeting 

13th Party in the Park Fundraising Event for Sunburst Park

July 11-14, 18-21 Hairspray at Pinewood Bowl

July 27-Party in the Parks Union Plaza

Dog Splash at Star City Shores
August 2013

7th LPF Exec Board

11th Dog Splash-Star City Shores

14th LPF BOD Meeting

Party in the Parks-Union Plaza

21st Annual LPF Golf Tournament
September 2013

4th LPF Exec Board

11th 10am Patriot Day Program Veterans Memorial Garden

17th 7:30am Trustee Appreciation Breakfast at Union Plaza

12th 21st Annual LPF Golf Tournament-Highlands Golf Course

27th Beer Brats & Bison at PPNC

28th Art in the Gardens- Sunken Gardens

28th Party In the Parks- Volunteer Appreciation Party-Union Plaza

29th 1:00pm to 5:00 pm  3rd Annual Streets Alive!

Pioneers Park
October 2013

2nd LPF Exec BD

9th LPF BOD Meeting

12th Big Idea Event-Volunteer Tree Planting with Boy Scouts of America-Pioneers Park

15-19th 10th Annual Lincoln Calling-Union Plaza is a featured venue!

Volunteers help put the Beds to Bed
November 2013

6th LPF Exec Board

2nd 8:30am Put the Beds to Bed Sunken Gardens

9th Prairie Run

11th 11am Veterans Day Program- Auld

24th Woods Tennis Turkey Tournament

December 2013

4th LPF Exec Board

7th 11:55am Pearl Harbor Memorial program, Auld

18th LPF BOD Meeting 11:30

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