The Friends of Mitchell Park, Greenport NY

For more information, click on the year to see what we did in 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 and earlier.



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The Friends of Mitchell Park accepts applications to fund performances and events in the park that are open to the public. The Village is responsible for approving any events, and we disburse funds for approved events only . But those who are looking for financial support to put on such an event are encouraged to approach the Friends of Mitchell Park any time with your ideas and we can offer suggestions and help. Go to our Funding Policies page for more details, and contact us via email on our Contact Us page.

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     Friends of Mitchell Park

     PO Box 512

​     Greenport, NY 11944

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The weather  cooperated with us on February 5 and we were able to sponsor 60 skaters at the Mitchell Park skating rink on February 5.

Summary Of Events We Supported In 2022

January 2022 saw our signature Winter event, Free Skate Sunday. Skaters 17 and younger enjoyed a free day of skating! You can read about it and see a video in this article by Lisa Finn on the North Fork Patch here.

As we have for many years, we were one of the contributors to Dances In The Park, brought to you by the Village of Greenport. Get more information here.

We again contributed to Northeast Stage's production of Shakespeare in the Park in August. Get more information here.

In July, Floyd Memorial Library brought a Brady Rymer concert to Mitchell Park, with help from the Friends of MItchell Park.

The Friends of Mitchell Park supported the Story Walk that was on display in Mitchell Park in July, We've Got the Whole World in our Hands (Tenemos el Mundo entero en las Manos) by Rafael López. A StoryWalk is a project that places an illustrated children’s book, taken apart and displayed page by page, along a walking route in your community.

Mitchell Park functions all year as a gathering place, a venue for maritime and other Village events, and a place of  entertainment, relaxation  & education for visitors of every age.   It is truly the heart of the Village.

With this awareness as motivation, The Friends of Mitchell Park have a mission to promote the well-being of the Park, either through the organization’s own educational, artistic, environmental and historic efforts, or by its support through grants, gifts, bequests or other means to those who initiate projects that have similar goals.

Features of the park include:
- Summer stage and dance floor

- Working Carousel
- Seasonal ice-skating rink

- Working Marina                      
- Sandy beach

- Seasonal mist and sprinkler garden
- Observation deck and boardwalk

- Camera Obscura

The Friends of Mitchell Park, a registered 501(c)(3)charitable organization, was founded in 2008 to support cultural, artistic and educational events in Mitchell Park, a 4-acre green oasis on the waterfront in Greenport Village on the East End of Long Island, NY. We operate with the  cooperation and support of the Village of Greenport