Friends of Verdi Square will sponsor a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with NYC Parks on Saturday, September 21, from 11am to 1pm - come meet your neighbors and join in the celebration of the opening of The Woodland, The Meadow and The Rose Gardens!

Program 

11:00am
Presentations & Ribbon Cutting

 William Castro, Borough Commissioner, Manhattan, NYC Parks

U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler, 10th Congressional District
Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President
Helen Rosenthal, City Council Member, 6th District
Roberta Semer, Chair, Community Board 7 

Aleya Lehmann, President, Friends of Verdi Square
Daniel Atha, Chair, Horticulture Committee, Friends of Verdi Square 

12:00pm
A Garden of Native Plantings

 Daniel Atha and the Friends of Verdi Square Crew
A tour through the newly designed gardens at Verdi Square, inspired by community interest in a
safe, beautiful, and ecologically sustainable green space accessible to all.

Our all-volunteer crew will be identified with Friends logo caps!