Benches and pavers
Leave A Lasting Impression at Lake Harriet.
Give a unique gift to the people and parks you love! Commemorate birthdays, anniversaries, marriages, friendship, or any occasion with a personalized bench or paver!
PAVERS: Are installed twice yearly - Mail form by August 1st for September installation, or March 15th for May installation. In the interim, a certificate will be emailed to you to give to your recipient. Frequently asked questions.
BENCHES: Are engraved /installed as received, allow a 4-6 week turn around.
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Adoption of a Lake Harriet Bandshell bench brings with it the following:
For tax purposes we consider your adoption of this bench a donation to People for Parks, where no goods or services were received by you above the engraving cost (nominal value $100 per slat).
People for Parks is using environmentally friendly Holland Grand Permeable paving stones featuring wide, crushed-stone-filled joints that are layered over a crushed stone base allowing water to drain through the surface.
When you include People for Parks in your estate and financial planning, you help preserve and enhance the Minneapolis parks system. Planned Giving designates a charitable gift to People for Parks. This includes:
When is it ok for almost-weds to keep secrets? When they're surprising each other with pavers! After you read Riley and Kelly's story on Patch.com above, take a peek at their wedding video featuring his proposal paver and her acceptance paver (2:17).