Friends of Garfiled Park

Garfield Park Featured in Indianapolis Monthly

In 1895, Indianapolis was a rapidly growing city, and wanted to be an attractive one, too. Mayor Thomas Taggart had just established a parks system, and famed landscape architect George Kessler was hired to create a grand vision for the …

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Reforest Garfield is a Tree-Sized Success!

THANK YOU… from the Friends of Garfield Park, Inc. To all of the volunteers and sponsors for Garfield ReForest 2016 and the Great Indy Clean Up! It was a huge success and one of the largest volunteer events in the …

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Garfield Alive… and so much more!

Hello Friends… Recently, while writing some content for a grant request we had a chance to summarize some of the programs and services we’ve been focusing on here at Friends of Garfield Park.  We thought you too might appreciate the …

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We couldn’t have done it without YOU!

Friends of Garfield Park just wrapped up the progress report on our 2015 Grant from The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of Central Indiana Community Foundation. Thank you!!  We couldn’t have done this good work at Garfield Park without you!  Some …

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It’s Not A Dream for Garfield Park!

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to Citizens Energy Group Sharing the Dream volunteers from these fine organizations…for the amazing and beautiful improvements to our beloved Park. The Conservatory and the Burrello Family Center both received some amazing …

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A Great Park Deserves Great Friends!

Dear Garfield Park Friend, On behalf of the Friends of Garfield Park, Inc., (FOGP) I would like to thank you for your support of our organization over the years. Since our founding in 1998, we have been committed to preserving …

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A Lifetime of Service to Garfield Park

FOGP Board Treasurer, John Masengale presents…. President, Lynda Burrello the 2015 Betty Foley Service Award at our sell out Rockin Christmas Bash on Saturday, December 6th. Thank you Lynda for everything you do for FOGP and Garfield Park!

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Keeping Garfield Alive, Naturally!

Keeping Garfield Alive Naturally FOGP Board Member Jan Lesniak presents… Indy Parks Regional Manager, Beth Krouch a $2500 grant check supporting a college intern in the Park Conservatory.

Featured Historical Site: The Pagoda Shelter

Pagoda Shelter Welcome to our Pagoda Shelter—truly a place where memories are made—and the stories of each generation, gifts to the next. The Pagoda was a magical place back in the day. It was built in 1903 by a clever …