Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden- Free Space Available

HEBERLIG PALMER PARK GARDEN Free Garden Space Available Spring/Summer/Fall 2017 Free seeds | Free Garden Workshops | Free Water No gardening experience required Space Limited Sign Up Now! West Side Neighbors is excited to offer FREE space in the newly built Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden.  Residents can sign up for a raised garden plot… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Community Garden- Free Space Available

Heberlig Palmer Park Grand Opening Celebration

Heberlig Palmer Park is renovated and it is finally time to celebrate! Come out for a fun afternoon in the neighborhood and enjoy the many events we have planned. We will have a small ceremony around 1:30 to thank everyone who made this project possible. https://www.facebook.com/events/309113022785794/ The Grand Opening will include: -HP Park History Exhibit… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Grand Opening Celebration

Neighbors Helping Neighbors-Community Day of Helping-4/9/16

  Neighbors and volunteers are again coming together on April 9th to help neighbors in our community with external upgrades around their yard, fences or porches.  The first day of helping was an incredible success and we are hoping to replicate this again this year. Please email carlislewestside@gmail.com if you have some projects you could… Read More Neighbors Helping Neighbors-Community Day of Helping-4/9/16

West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

Hello Neighbors! We have a good agenda with lots of updates for our upcoming meeting next Monday 1/11 6:30pm at Friends Meetings House (252 A St).  Please email if you have any additional items you would like to add or just bring them up at the meeting as all ideas and conversations welcome. Tire and… Read More West Side Neighbors Meeting Agenda 1/11- Important Tire & Wheel Site & HP Park Updates

HP Park Raised Garden Bed Dedication and Carpentry Certificate Award Ceremony Recap

A celebration for the graduation of 5 carpentry students (Layton Brooks, Abdul Nyero, Scott Webber, Nafee Larrimore) who built 3 raised garden beds was held in Heberlig Palmer Park on Saturday October 10th. The 7 week course was part of the My Brother’s Keeper initiative that Mayor Tim Scott has been leading. The Employment Skills… Read More HP Park Raised Garden Bed Dedication and Carpentry Certificate Award Ceremony Recap

HP Park Garden Bed Dedication Ceremony & Carpentry Program Certificate Presentation

Saturday, October 10th 1:30 pm Heberlig Palmer Park (131 Lincoln Ave) You are invited to the Basic Carpentry Pilot Program Certificate Presentation and Dedication Ceremony. The Employment Skills Center carpentry students will be awarded their class certificates, and we will be dedicating the new community garden planters that the students built. Join us in celebrating our… Read More HP Park Garden Bed Dedication Ceremony & Carpentry Program Certificate Presentation

Dickinson College First Year Students volunteer in HP Park West Side Neighborhood

We had the pleasure of hosting 40+ Dickinson College first year students for their community service work. They weeded, mulched and planted around the alleys of Heberlig Palmer Park, trimmed low hanging branches, cleaned up litter, mulched and weeded tree wells on neighboring streets and cleared storm drains. They worked extremely hard all afternoon and… Read More Dickinson College First Year Students volunteer in HP Park West Side Neighborhood

Heberlig Palmer Park Renovation Design

On Monday, June 15th, Chris Chiampi from Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. presented the final design for the park renovation. The design was refined from the original concept that was created in 2013 from feedback from the community.  There has always been an area that was set aside for a natural playscape space to expand recreational areas for… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Renovation Design

Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

When: Monday June 15th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig Palmer Park 131 Lincoln Ave (Rain Location Friends Meeting House 252 A St) What: Heberlig Palmer Park Redesign Plans will be presented to the community. The West Side Neighbors started working on a redesign project of Heberlig Palmer Park in March 2013 and after months of fundraising, organizing… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Design-Public Meeting -6-15-15 6:30

Cumberland County Penn State Master Gardeners donate plants to HP Park

We received a wonderful donation of plants from the Penn State Extension – Master Gardeners of Cumberland and Perry Counties. These were leftovers from their recent plant sales. The plants were promptly planted throughout Heberlig Palmer Park. Our raised bed garden now has basil, thyme, hot peppers, tomatillos, and tomatoes! Our flower bed and Frog… Read More Cumberland County Penn State Master Gardeners donate plants to HP Park

Day Of Sharing Recap- Project SHARE Farm Stand Grand Opening & Celebration In HP Park

On Saturday, May 16th, our community came together for a Day of Sharing, initiated by Project SHARE and Carlisle E-Free Church, to celebrate our community and the opening of Project SHARE’s new Farm Stand.  After their initial ideas were laid out, more and more community churches and organizations joined forces to create a day of… Read More Day Of Sharing Recap- Project SHARE Farm Stand Grand Opening & Celebration In HP Park

Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. hired to design Heberlig Palmer Park Construction Plans

We are happy to announce that Carlisle Borough has hired Frederick, Seibert & Associates (FSA) to design construction plans for the Heberlig Palmer Park upgrade.  They will then oversee the construction as contractors implement the different projects within the park.  This project is funded through funds raised from individual, business and grant donations including grants from the Department of Conservation… Read More Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. hired to design Heberlig Palmer Park Construction Plans

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Awards Heberlig Palmer Park $78,500 Matching Grant

  Hooray! A year and a half after we started this project and 6 months after we applied for the DCNR grant, we finally have our funding totaling $157,000!  We have always made our park revitalization plan flexible so we could still install most elements even if the funding was less than we anticipated.  It’s wonderful… Read More Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Awards Heberlig Palmer Park $78,500 Matching Grant

Heberlig Palmer Park Project and Fundraising

Donate by Check through the Downtown Carlisle Association Full Park Plan Overview Document Spring Spruce Up Pics Something wonderful is happening on the West Side.  Our community is coming together to work on a project that benefits everyone in the neighborhood and it will even have a positive effect for the whole town.  Heberlig Palmer… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Project and Fundraising

Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade (halfway) Approved

What: West Side Neighbors Meetings-Heberlig Palmer Park Project When: 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30pm Where: 252 A St (Quaker Church) Upcoming Meeting Dates: Nov. 18th, Dec. 16th, Jan. 20th, Feb. 17th, Mar. 17th, Apr. 21st Last Thursday a few representatives from the West Side Neighbors came to the Parks and Recreation Board meeting to support the park project.  We… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade (halfway) Approved

Lots of Park Updates! & Next Steps…

Next Meeting: Monday Sept. 16th 6:30pm Where: Quaker Church-252 A st. Guest Speaker: Curtis Hetrick from the East Side Neighbors will discuss how their group organized the upgrades at Biddle Mission Park.  This will help us organize our plans, fundraising and documentation based on what was successful for their project. Agenda: (see bottom of post) Wow!… Read More Lots of Park Updates! & Next Steps…

Regular Meeting Time for West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project

What: West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between N. Pitt St, Lincoln St., N. West St, & A St) When: Monday August 19th 6:30 PM (every 3rd Monday from now on) Who: Everyone, Anyone Two weeks ago we had a productive meeting with community members where we discussed the draft design of the… Read More Regular Meeting Time for West Side Neighbors-Heberlig Palmer Park Project