Opportunity Details

Environment, Civic & Community

Age Minimum (with Adult): 10+, Minimum Age:10+

Volunteer at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Join us on Saturday, October 27th for our volunteer service event! We will spend the morning removing invasive plants to help native plants thrive and pick up litter.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/oct-27-volunteer-event-at-kenilworth-aquatic-gardens-registration-42915827395?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

WHEN: Saturday, October 27th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Registration opens at 8:30am, please arrive no later than 8:45am. We will meet up at the maintenance yard within the park.

WHERE: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, 1550 Anacostia Ave Northeast, Washington, DC 20019. By Car: Enter the park at the Anacostia Ave entrance to access the free visitors parking lot. By Metro: Kenilworth is accessible via the Deanwood Metro stop (orange line)

WHAT: Volunteers will spend the morning removing invasive plants, picking up trash, cutting lotus, remove invasive species, and other park projects. The event will run rain or shine—please dress accordingly and plan to work outside.  Litter Removal Cut Lotus Invasive Removal

BRING WITH YOU: Be prepared to work outside! Please wear long pants, closed-toe shoes, and long-sleeved shirts. Please also bring your own water bottle and sunscreen.

OTHER: We encourage families and students to join us.  Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone, parent or guardian with a 3:1 ratio. This event is eligible for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.

DONATIONS: Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We work alongside the National Park Service to protect the park. Our volunteer events are free but we appreciate all donations to help take care of the park. You can make a donation by choosing the donation ticket on Eventbrite or the day of in the donation box at the park's visitor center.

QUESTIONS: Contact Tina O'Connell, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, at tina@fokag.org or (202) 494 - 0456.

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