This is perhaps the easiest step, but it takes careful consideration nonetheless. DATE and TIME are essential. Beware of holiday weekends when people might be out of town or hosting, and major sports events. Early Saturday morning might be a tough sell for those late night Friday revelers, and same goes with early Sunday morning for the church-goers. And remember that people will want to hang out and help out for probably no more than two hours.

Still unsure? Try a Saturday from about 10:30 to 12.

And of course, set a RAIN DATE or a rainy weather alternative activity. (Enlist strangers to clean out your basement!)
A suggestion for event promotion: post the event on Facebook. People who wouldn't otherwise know about it will see their friends joining, and they can RSVP to give you a rough idea of how many want to participate.
The <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.sfnpc.org">Neighborhood Parks Council</a> is happy to assist community members with setting up a workday at their neighborhood park, and also in many other aspects of starting a park group. We offer regular coalition meetings with guest speakers, guidance on how to contact and work with Recreation and Park Department staff, fiscal sponsorship for fundraising projects, and much more. Please visit our <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.sfnpc.org">website</a> or email Outreach Coordinator, Matthew Silva, at msilva@sfnpc.org or by phone at 415.621.3260 with any questions.<br/>
Wow this would do very good in Brazil. Although I don't think local people would be encouraged by a cup of coffee. Strange the county doesn't help set-up these good initiatives. Thanks. Michel Portugal
Our park really needs this.

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