Isn’t it fantastic? The days keep getting longer, the low temperatures keep getting higher and the dirt is thawing out. Soon, we can get our hands in it and prepare it for giving us back the fruits (and vegetables) of our labor. During the month of March, we should all take advantage of the dirt’s […]
Dirt2Table: Festival of Spring and Plant Sale – This Saturday!
What does the Northwest Recreation Center, Jackson Elementary, Salt Lake County’s Lead Safe Housing Program, Fairpark Community Council, the Northwest Community Center, All Chay Restaurant, Salt Lake City, about 3 dozen volunteers and pizza have in common? Okay, maybe not…
Pedal in the City: Woman on Wheels
Did you know that in the 1890’s, the US saw an explosion of popularity in bicycling, especially for women? Millions of bicycles were sold, bicycle infrastructure was developed, bicycle member clubs emerged, and attire and accessories all the rage. Our…
Dream Turns to Reality – Folsom Trail Design in Process
The Folsom Trail project has been in the works for over two decades and is finally starting to take shape through the leadership of the Fairpark Community Council based on feedback from residents like you! Located between 500 W and…
Volunteers needed to help with Festival of Spring event and Processing plant sale orders
Volunteers needed April 21-29 to help with our Plant Sale orders and Festival of Spring event. Check it out and sign up! Save
Festival of Spring Plant Sale Pre-Orders now available!
Plant Sale Catalog -Submit your pre-order now through April 21! Submit your order online here! goo.gl/mFtxaE or http://j.tinyurl.com/mg4ruko OR Download the order form below: Plant Sale Order Form – Options for submitted listed on form Save Save Save Save Save…
Fairpark Community Council Annual Meeting and Board Member Elections: April 27
The Annual Meeting of the Fairpark Community Council at the April 27th when a vote will be taken on a slate of officers and board members for the coming two years. A nominating committee has been convened and chaired by…
The Fairpark Community Council Bylaws Committee has examined the Bylaws and are proposing revisions, which can be seen here. (Click link) The revisions will be voted on at the February 23rd Fairpark Community Council Meeting. Please review the document and plan to attend the Feb 23rd meeting. Thanks!
The holidays are over and school has resumed. While parents may have been excited to get their little ones back into the classroom, children may not be as enthusiastic. Are your students as motivated about school as they were in September? Often, parents and teachers find that at this time of year many students experience […]
Last month Salt Lake City announced four sites for the new homeless resource centers. One of these sites is half a block from the Fairpark Community Council area at 648 W 100 S. Currently, the land is owned by the Salt Lake City Redevelopment Agency (RDA), and there is a community garden run by Wasatch […]
· Drive Safely in the Snow o Driving in the winter means changes in the way you drive. Snow, sleet and ice can lead to hazardous road conditions. Prepare your vehicle for the upcoming winter season with these helpful tips. · Avoid Strain while Shoveling o Shoveling snow is a major winter activity in many […]
The school year is well under way and the first quarter has ended. After countless meetings, lack of progress despite numerous interventions, and lots of testing, your child has been classified with a disability. You have so many questions! There are various plans for students with disabilities in the educational setting – IEP or 504? […]
If you are a woman, do you ride your bicycle for recreation or transportation – or both? Do you have a functional adult bicycle in your house? An interesting study conducted in 2014 by PeopleForBikes revealed some interesting facts about women and bicycling. “We decided to ask. In late 2014 we commissioned the U.S. Bicycling […]
Can you believe how cold it is getting out there?! The Fairpark Community Council was proud to participate as a partner in the Annual Community Coat Exchange again this fall. The Annual Community Coat Exchange, a project of Blue Sky Institute, has been an ongoing event in Salt Lake City, Utah since 2005. The event […]