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About The Friends of Mitchell Park

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. Learn more about Mitchell Park. Visit the Greenport Village website.

Mitchell Park Carousel Greenport NY

Photo Credit: Chris Francescani, Suffolk Times

In The News

Camera Obscura Is Back!

Thanks to volunteers, the Camera Obscura is available for tours (currently Saturdays and Sundays, 12-4PM).

Read the full article in the Northforker

Camera Obscura, Mitchell Park, Greenport NY

Photo Credit: Julia Vasile-Cozzo, Northforker


Not all events in the park are sponsored by the Friends of Mitchell Park. Check with the Northfork Patch, the Northforker, the Greenport Village website or other local event information sources for additional information. Below are current and upcoming events sponsored or supported by the Friends of Mitchell Park. You can also view this as a calendar.

See all our past events (including ones completed this year) here.

Tai Chi In The Park

We are off to a great start in 2023 with our signature summer event, Tai Chi In Mitchell Park, Saturdays, 9-10AM, led by Denise Gillies of East End Tai Chi. No reservations needed, beginners are welcome. As usual, bad weather cancels. Updates on cancellations will be posted on our leader's Facebook page (East End Tai Chi) or Instagram (east_end_tai_chi) and here. See more pictures here.



SEPTEMBER 23, 2023

Tai Chi In Mitchell Park

Monday Night Dancing In The Park

We are proud to be supporting Greenport Village in their flagship summer program, Monday Night Dancing In the Park, as we have since 2014! Come enjoy the music and dancing Monday nights, 7:30 - 9:30, July 3 - August 28, 2023.

Greenport Dancing In The Park 2023

Shakespeare In The Park

Once again, we are supporting Northeast Stage to bring their production of The Tempest to Mitchell Park, August 4-6, 2023 (other locations on other dates). See Northeast Stage's website for more information here.

Shakespeare In The Park Greenport NY

Brady Rymer Concert

Brady Rymer, a professional children's musician, will be coming to Mitchell Park on August 1, 2023 at 6pm.  Children and families have a fun evening enjoying his concert.  This program was started by the North Fork and Shelter Island libraries. This event brings people of all ages and backgrounds together. Mr. Rymer's music celebrates all peoples and sends postivie, inspirational messages to children while reminding parents/caregivers of the important roles they play in the children's lives.

Brady Rymer Concert in Mitchell Park 2023

Apply For Funding

We accept 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 . 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 Request Funding page for more details, and contact us via email on our Contact Us page.


We Have Three Ways To Make Charitable Donations

We are a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization. You can make a tax-deductible, secure online donation with a credit card, with a PayPal account, or by sending us a check. Find out how here.


To contact us, go to our Contact page by clicking here.

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