Volunteers are needed on Thursday morning to help shape, trim and assemble Elysian Park’s holiday decorations made out of tumbleweeds. City budget cuts had threatened the Elysian Park snowmen and snowwoman with extinction until volunteers stepped in to help out and defray expenses. Park staff collect and spray paint the tumbleweeds, leaving volunteers to trim and accessorize the figures with hats made from plastic buckets and noses cut from the tips of playing field cones.
Volunteers are asked to show up this Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m. at the park maintenance yard at Academy Road and Solano Canyon Drive. Send an email to hello@TheEastsiderLA.com to be notified of any potential scheduling change.
* Update: Volunteers are asked to bring gloves and wear long sleeve shirts and pants.