...is a not-for-profit organization focused on
the beautification and maintenance of Barker Park, at the corner of State
and 3rd Streets. Throughout the seasons, you will see improvements and renovations
taking place that will allow us to attain our goal of an accessible and
inviting urban park that all can enjoy. Our presence and voice will become
more frequent as we invite the public to participate and volunteer time
in a variety of events and functions to benefit Barker Park's rebirth.
The Friends of Barker Park is an established organization composed of energetic
local citizens and business owners. As of 2007, the Friends of Barker Park
has re-organized its board and is moving forward with its mission to rehabilitate
the park. We thank everyone for their donations and support, as they have
given us a great deal of momentum in moving forward.
Bakerloo Theatre Project
Sunday, December 2 :: Noon / 1 / 2 / 3PM at Barker Park
Reading the Holidays
Actors from Bakerloo Theatre Project will perform dramatic readings
of seasonal poems and stories at Barker Park.
Each performance at Barker Park will be fifteen minutes long,
beginning at noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm.
These events are free and appropriate for all ages.
Barker Park Community Meeting
Thursday, August 23 :: 6-7:30 PM
St. Anthony's Church, State Street between Third and Fourth Streets
The Friends of Barker Park invite you to attend a community meeting on August 23rd at 6pm.
The purpose of the meeting is to review plans for improvements to Barker Park and solicit
feedback from community members. The Friends are particularly interested in getting feedback
from residents and businesses surrounding the park, so please pass this along to others that might
Rocky Velvet at Barker Park
July 27, 2007 :: 8pm
Troy Night Out
We will be at the park raising awareness during the cities sponsored event in which the Rocky
Velvet will play Barker Park.
This is a free event. So show your support for the band and come support Barker Park!