Planting tulip bulbs
Planting tulips

One-Day Events

Scouts planting a tree on Arbor DayArbor Day (last Friday of April) Help plant a tree and learn about the environmental importance of trees and the history of this Olmsted-designed park.

Tulip Bulb Day (early November) Join us in planting hundreds of tulip and daffodil bulbs.

Raffle Table (mid-September) Spend two hours selling raffle tickets at our booth during the art fair in Anderson Park. Money raised usually buys about a dozen trees.

Park Cleanup (spring or fall) Scouts and other groups are welcome to organize a cleanup that includes weeding, mulching, collecting litter and removing fallen branches and leaves that clog Toneys Brook.

Longer-Term Projects

Adopt a Planting Bed (Spring/Fall) Individuals or groups may adopt a shrubbery bed to weed, mulch and water.

Eagle Scout Projects  Eagle Scout candidates have re-created planting beds from the historic Olmsted planting plan.

Montclair High School Career Internship Program (May-June) Seniors spend their last month of school working in the park (planting, weeding, mulching) and on rain days carrying out other projects.

Other Opportunities We are happy to match your talents with our needs, which also include grant writing, graphic design and organizing special events.

For more information contact Lisanne Renner, Volunteer Coordinator, at