What: Volunteers to Clean Up Historic Fairview Cemetery
Historic Fairview Cemetery, established in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1881, is run by a local nonprofit organization. On Labor Day Monday, September 7, starting at 8:30 a.m., volunteers will help clean up a section of the cemetery by weeding, harvesting tumbleweeds and picking up trash.
Gardening/weeding is great exercise, with built-in social distancing! Wear sunscreen, a hat, long sleeves and sturdy shoes. Bring work gloves and tools such as a weed whacker, hoe, and garden clippers if you have them. Water and snacks will be provided. You can learn some history of Albuquerque in the process.
When: Monday, September 7, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Historic Fairview Cemetery, 700 Yale Blvd. SE – Enter through Fairview Memorial Park, proceed east to cemetery office, turn left and continue north into historic cemetery area. Look for a white Subaru Outback and check with Gail Rubin before starting work.
As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, donations to Historic Fairview Cemetery are tax-deductible. Make a donation safely through PayPal here.