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Environment, Civic & Community
Animals, Families

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED MLK Day of Service at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens



Join Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to celebrate MLK with a day of volunteer service at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens! This incredible national park showcases historic ponds with spectacular water lilies and lotus, tidal marsh and habitat for abundant wildlife. Join us as we protect, restore and promote this jewel along the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jan-19-mlk-day-of-service-tickets-53869830112

WHEN: Saturday, January 19th, 9:00am to 12:00pm. Registration opens at 8:30am, please arrive no later than 8:50am.

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 work OUTSIDE either removing invasive plants, tending flower beds or picking up trash along the park trails. The event will run rain or shine—please dress accordingly and plan to work outside.

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

OTHER: Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone, parent or guardian. This event is eligible for Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.

QUESTIONS: Contact David, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens' Volunteer Coordinator, at david@fokag.org.

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