Foster Park will be filled with entertainment, treats, food and fun on Saturday June 9 from noon to 4 p.m. A Day in Foster Park is a free event presented to the public through Friends of Fulton Parks and sponsored by Oswego County Federal Credit Union. The event will feature horse rides, an inflatable obstacle course, kickball, games, sno-cones, and much more!
Just one day before Earth Day, volunteers gathered in downtown Fulton to help collect trash and beautify the area as Friends of Fulton Parks participated in the annual Canal Clean Sweep with their Sparkle-A-Park cleanup. One group of volunteers collected litter from along the Oswego River on the city’s Towpath Trail while another group worked to beautify Veterans Park on South First Street including the area between the downtown gazebo and the Fulton Public Library.
Friends of Fulton Parks announces participation in the 13th annual Canal Clean Sweep on April 21.As part of this multi-community celebration, Friends of Fulton Parks will host the first of its annual Earth Month Sparkle-a-Park cleanups at Veterans’ Park and Towpath Trail, on April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon.
Friends of Fulton Parks is active year-round, and currently seeking participants and volunteers to plan their first annual “Snow Softball Tournament” fundraiser in February. Online Amazon shoppers can also show their support by choosing Friends of Fulton Parks Inc. when shopping at https://smile.amazon.com/. Amazon will donate a percentage of the sales to the organization. The winter is also time for planning and preparing for the next year. On the 2018 agenda for fun are Sparkle-a-Park, A Day in Foster Park, Lake Neatahwanta Nature Trail Walk, and Oswego River Pathfinder Trail Halloween Hike. Just before Halloween, Friends of Fulton Parks collaborated with Oswego County Opportunities’ Impact Program, Fulton YMCA, and Fulton NY Rocks to host their first Halloween Hike along the Oswego River on Fulton’s restored Oswego River Pathfinder Trail.
Friends of Fulton Parks, Fulton NY Rocks, Fulton Y, and OCO’s Impact Program are hosting a Healthy Halloween Hike on Saturday October 28th. This free event will start at noon on Saturday, October 28 at the Indian Point Landing, located past Mimi’s near the Fulton City limits on State Route 481.
“It was a fabulous Day in Foster Park!” said Kelley Weaver, President of Friends of Fulton Parks. Recently, the volunteer non-profit group aimed at restoring Fulton’s parks hosted “A Day in the Park” at Foster Park offering a free evening of fun for all. “Many groups, organizations, and individuals each brought their piece to the puzzle and the result was an afternoon filled with family, friends, fun, and physical activity in Foster Park,” Weaver said. “The event was a success because of everyone who was involved, and the Oswego Federal Credit Union who sponsored the event.”
This Saturday (June 10) Friends of Fulton Park, as sponsored by Oswego County Federal Credit Union, will present a day full of free fun at Fulton’s Foster Park. The event will include music from KingKat DJ Music, an inflatable obstacle course, bottle flipping contests, horse rides, an animal show, face painting, games, and more.
Roughly 30 volunteers came together to work with Friends of Fulton Parks to honor Earth Day (April 22) by cleaning the area along the Oswego River and Fulton’s Veterans Park. As part of the Parks & Trails NY and NYS Canal Corporation’s volunteer event, Canal Clean Sweep, Friends of Fulton Parks organized a local Canal Clean Sweep for the city of Fulton, the fourth year participating. “I’m just proud to be a part of this community where people come together for things like this,” said FoFP founder, Kelley Weaver. Volunteers of all ages cleaned the Canal Landing Marina in Fulton along the Oswego River from the downtown gazebo to the public library.
The Friends of Fulton Parks partnered with Oswego County Opportunities Impact Program hosted a grand reveal of the newly refurbished Lake Neatahwanta nature trail on Saturday, Sept 17. The trail is one more project aimed at realizing the FoFP’s vision, “to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors by collaboratively restoring Fulton’s public parks,” according to the pamphlet.