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Save the Date: Inaugural Cooper Young Garden Walk 5/21

Photo: Cooper Young Garden Walk

Enjoy the many community gardens, businesses and restaurants in the Cooper Young neighborhood while investing in the community at the first annual Cooper Young Garden Walk. The proceeds from the Garden Walk will benefit future beautification projects in the Cooper Young community.

  • When: Saturday May 21
  • Where: Cooper St.
  • Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $10 in advance, $15 on the event day

The Cooper Young Garden Club wants to showcase our beautiful, friendly, quaint, and sometimes funky neighborhood to the larger community. -Kim Halyak, President Cooper Young Garden Club

Tickets bought in advance enters you into a drawing to win a $200 basket of goodies.

Click HERE to get your tickets

Photo: Cooper Young Garden Walk

Photo: Cooper Young Garden Walk

The Cooper Young Garden Walk is a self-guided tour of 20 private, urban, offbeat gardens and the many businesses and restaurants in the walkable Cooper Young neighborhood.

Come see how you can include edibles, herbs, flowers, ponds, artwork, raised beds, and so much more to create your own personal oasis in the city. -Kim Halyak, President Cooper Young Garden Club

You’re free to come anytime and start your day, but they have a suggested itinerary to guide your way. A brochure and map will be available at the gazebo at Cooper & Young.

Suggested Itinerary:

  • 8am: Come early and have coffee or breakfast at Stone Soup Cafe
  • 9 – 1pm: Visit both farmers’ markets
  • 10am: Keynote Speaker “Carol Reese” at Jay Etkin Art Gallery
  • 10 – 4pm: Ongoing, visit “Ask-A-Master Gardener” + “Urban Forestry” booths at the gazebo
  • 10 – 4pm: Visit “Me + Mrs. Jones” lawn demos on paint finishes
  • 10 – lunch: Tour gardens on one side of Cooper
  • Lunch: Have lunch at one of the restaurants in Cooper Young
  • Lunch – 4pm: Tour gardens on the other side of Cooper
  • 4pm: Shop, Drink, Eat

There is plenty of parking along the streets in the area and restrooms are available at the many restaurants and shopping areas. No pets are allowed.

For more information on the Cooper Young Garden Walk visit cooperyoung.org and the official Facebook page.

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