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John Paul S
690 N. Auburndale Street
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the project

We are going to design and construct a movable bocce court with rails, a sign with a scoreboard & rules of play, and a couple of sets of bocce balls. Then, we will set up on the block for an inaugural Mobile Bocce Party, with refreshments and lawn bowling fun for all! We are neighbors from 2 blocks of the Vollintine-Evergreen community. Our goal is to create an informal pop-up gathering/play space that can be moved throughout the neighborhood and the city! (It will also fulfill John Paul's nostalgia for his time living in a former bocce club in New Orleans...)

the steps

We will put together a team of neighbors to conduct a build of the court elements and help with design and construction of the signage. Then we'll have a party and play some ball! We expect about a month for design, art, and gathering supplies. The build should take part of a day, with an opening celebration to follow shortly thereafter. We are shooting for early June to get the project together.

why we're doing it

Our project will create an inviting game and play space for the neighborhood that can be moved as needed and brought out to events, block parties, etc. No real challenge, just an added fun spot  to pop up here and there!


DISBURSEMENT BUDGET (as of 4/14/15):


RAISED = 618.00
less ioby Platform Fee  waived
less ioby Fiscal Sponsorship Fee (5%) 29.43
less 3rd Party Payment Processing Fee (3%) 18.00


Item Amount
Lumber 200
Fasteners/Brackets 100
Paint 50
Bocce Sets 150
Party 100
Total Budget 600

ioby Platform Fee  waived
3rd Party Payment Processing Fee (3%) 18



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