Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Perry!

Posted: May 24, 2019 | Category

Meet Karen, this weeks Volunteer Spotlight! This week our volunteer spotlight is Karen Perry, also known as Creative Karen. She’s been a staple... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Nina Frank!

Posted: May 17, 2019 | Category

Meet Nina, this weeks Volunteer Spotlight! Nina (pictured on the right) began volunteering in 2015 when she came to the coast of Maine in search... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Mark Wakefield!

Posted: May 10, 2019 | Category

This week our volunteer spotlight, is long-time park participant, Mark Wakefield! Mark is a local Portland crossing guard who take wonderful pride in... Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Julia Whyel!

Posted: May 3, 2019 | Category

Welcome to a new season of vibrant fun in Congress Square Park! Despite the rainy day, we are choosing to shine some sunlight on what makes Congress... Read More

MECA Student Sculpture featured throughout May!

Posted: May 3, 2019 | Category

Student artist Justin Love will install a sculpture “Woman + Snake” in Congress Square Park this May thanks to a partnership between Friends of... Read More

Printable May 2019 Calendar Available!

Posted: April 22, 2019 | Category

Monthly Calendars are In! We'll offer monthly printable calendars in the news section of our site all season long. Here's the first! Join us for... Read More

Our 5th Anniversary Season Begins!

Posted: April 21, 2019 | Category

Our 2019 Season Starts this May! Friends of Congress Square Park is celebrating our 5th anniversary - and we have an artistic and varied season of... Read More

Welcome our new Seasonal Volunteer Coordinator!

Posted: April 21, 2019 | Category

Meet Gretta Buckley! Friends of Congress Square Park has hired a seasonal Volunteer Coordinator, Gretta Buckley. Gretta brings a wealth of... Read More

Open Call: Perform for Portland in 2019!

Posted: January 1, 2019 | Category

Update: Open Call for 2019 Season Closed January 31, 2019! Great thanks to everyone who submitted an event idea for the 2019 In the Square season!... Read More

Play Kiosk Now Open!

Posted: June 20, 2018 | Category

Play Kiosk opens in June 2018! Calling all game lovers! Friends of Congress Square Park's new “Play Kiosk” is open! An opportunity for folks of... Read More

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