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JOHANNESBURG City Parks and Zoo, with BMW Group Financial Services, has unveiled food gardens at four local schools.

WORLD MAYORS, who care about their cities and its people, will gather in Johannesburg, from 16-19 July 2013 to participate in the Metropolis Annual Meeting "Caring Cities" and Board of Directors.

THE City of Johannesburg together with various stakeholders will commemorate Youth Day through various activities aimed at creating awareness about the importance of the day in the history of South Africa.

WORLD Environment Day is undoubtedly one of the most significant and widely celebrated global environmental calls, to action. It is with this in mind that the City of Johannesburg and Johannesburg City Parks & Zoo aims to spearhead a series of events in line with the theme, "Think. Eat. Save".

CITY of Joburg's Member of the Mayoral Committee for Finance, Clr Geoffrey Makhubo, tabled a budget exceeding the R40 billion mark.

JOHANNESBURG City Parks, the greening entity responsible for parks, street trees, conservation areas and cemeteries is appealing to residents to please be patient as we systematically work towards resolving the peak summer maintenance backlogs rains.

The long-awaited official launch of the recently refurbished Pioneer Park Musical Fountains will take place on Sunday, 20 March 2011.

The Corporate Greening Concert presented by the City of Joburg, Johannesburg City Parks and KhayaFM on 20 March at the Pioneer Park Musical Fountains aims to collect funds toward the 'Tree Campaign' in order for us to address the greening disparities within the City of Joburg.

The  Rea  Vaya BRT will be running additional buses for spectators going to the Telkom Charity Cup Game at Soccer City on Saturday 7 August 2010.

Call to commit 67 minutes  of service to mark Mandela Day on 18 July.

Long after the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ has come and gone, Johannesburg will be able to point out the positive impact of the event on its environment, and Johannesburg City Parks is busily jazzing up the city's parks in the run-up to ensure a green legacy beyond 2010.

City Parks is calling on business to plant a tree for every employee – and help the City go green.

City Parks will hold its eighth Annual General Meeting on Friday, 22 January, at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre from 8am.
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Johannesburg City Parks is set to attempt to rollout a multifunctional, two-hectare park in Diepkloof, Soweto, with water features, a soccer field, playgrounds, a multipurpose court, splash pool, landscaped lawns, park furniture, concrete walkways and an amphitheatre area with a big screen – all within 24 hours.

Johannesburg City Parks (JCP), the custodians of greening in the city has done it again, scooping a Gold Award in the United Nations-endorsed International Liveable Communities Awards 2008, in Dongguan City, China on 10 November. Johannesburg City Parks won this award in the Natural Projects Category for its internationally acclaimed, Xtreme Park Makeover 2008 project.

City Parks has won a national award for its skills development and extended public works programmes.

Johannesburg City Parks is the greening entity in the City of Johannesburg, responsible for parks, cemeteries, conservation areas, water bodies, road-island beautification and street trees.

When Prisca Tshabalala lost her son, Nkanyezi to cerebal palsy – she made a commitment to take care of other children suffering from the similar ailment, to celebrate his life.

Thanks to Standard Bank and Johannesburg City Parks’ contribution to the Nkanyezi Stimulation Centre in Orlando East, Soweto, her commitment to her son is about to be realized. City Parks has been hard at work developing the park and over 380 employees from the bank’s Group Risk division will descend on the centre this on Friday, August 22, 2008 to help with the establishment of the City of Joburg’s first stimulation park for children with multiple disabilities.

Johannesburg City Parks, the leaders in greening are ensuring that its pioneering interventions to enhance the quality of the environment in the City, are balanced with an ambitious employee wellness programme, to nurture, retain and attract a healthy and inspired workforce.