Daily Herald report
Community groups, residents and families are invited to help beautify their local parks when the Fox Valley Park District hosts its sixth annual Spring Spruce-up from 9:30 a.m. to noon April 26. Volunteers can choose between four different sites to join park staff and pick up litter, haul light brush and assist in the removal of invasive plant species. Volunteers will be placed in parks that are closest to their homes. Parks scheduled for spruce-up are: Gilman Trail/Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora; North Aurora Island Park, State Street Bridge, North Aurora; South Island Park, Ashland Avenue and Route 25, Aurora; Waubonsie Lake Park, Montgomery and Kautz roads, Aurora. Interested volunteers should contact Community Outreach Manager Debbie Smith at (630) 966-4555 or email@example.com to register.