Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9:00 am
Sunday, August 25
Join us for a cleanup of Elysian Park!
Meet at 929 Academy Road
- Viewpoint – Cypress Overlook and along Grandview Point Road
- Grandview Point – and along the Grandview Park road
- Bishop Canyon – Heliport
- Angel’s Point and along trail and road
Sponsored by the Office of Councilmember Gil Cedillo of Council District 1, the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park and the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks.
Saturday, May 4 at 9am
The renovation of the Marian Harlow Grove is being done by the Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park with the cooperation of RAP.
Check-in is at 9:00 am. The Grove is located at the top of the hill by the DWP Water tower and Horse Corral off Park Drive and Avon Terrace.
The Victory Memorial Grove in Elysian Park (where we held the CCSEP November 11, 2018 Memorial Tree Planting and Restoration Project) has been included in the Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS # # CA-141-A)!
CCSEP “VW Microbus Float” rolling down Sunset Blvd. in the Echo Park Community Parade yesterday, Saturday, December 8, 2018. It was a lot of fun; dancing to the music behind us; and the crowd was great!
John Cook, driver; in the back: Philip Murphy, Kathleen Murphy, Marilyn “Mimi” Downey, Pamela Burgess, and CCSEP mascot, Buck.
Sunday, November 11, 2018 11:00 a.m.
Armistice Day, 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I
Victory Memorial Grove, Elysian Park, Los Angeles
A tree planting dedicated to RESTORING the historical Elysian Park WWI Victory Memorial Grove, REMEMBERING and honoring veterans and loved ones, and REFORESTING Elysian Park
Join us to celebrate the holiday season at the 51st Annual Echo Park Community Parade!
Saturday, December 8 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sunset Boulevard from Vin Scully Ave to Park Ave
We’ll be in the parade spreading the word about CCSEP. We’ll certainly be missing our dear friend, Peter Lassen, this year.
CCSEP 2018 Memorial Tree Planting
a restoration, reforestation, and memorial project
PLANT A TREE in Elysian Park in memory of a loved one, to celebrate an event, or to support the environment. Always a moving ceremony.
This year’s tree planting is dedicated to RESTORING the historical Elysian Park WWI Memorial Grove, REMEMBERING and honoring veterans and loved ones, REFORESTING Elysian Park.
- DATE: Sunday, November 11, 2018 – Armistice Day, 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I
- TIME: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
- SPEAKER: Courtland Jindra, California World War I Centennial Task Force Co-Director and amateur historian. After the speaker, those planting a tree will be invited to share their thoughts.
- LOCATION: Victory Memorial Grove, Elysian Park Drive, LA 90026; parking along Elysian Park Drive
- POTLUCK LUNCH at the conclusion of the ceremony. Please bring a dish to share; drinks will be provided.
HOW TO RESERVE A TREE
Reserve early. Availability is limited and not all requests can be honored.
TREE SPECIES: Holly Oak (Quercus ilex) pictured
COST: $225 – SOLD OUT!
TO RESERVE: SOLD OUT!
Note: Trees planted in Elysian Park are subject to unpredictable environmental conditions, vandalism and theft, and cannot be guaranteed.
SPONSORED JOINTLY by CCSEP and LA Department of Recreation and Parks
CCSEP is now meeting at the Echo Park Library on Temple Street, from 6 to 8pm the first Wednesday of every month. This move was occasioned by Barlow Hospital’s revocation of our traditional meeting space in Williams Hall. We’ll see you at the Library, and hey—check out a book while you are there!