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Environment, Civic & Community
Animals, Families, Visitors & Travelers

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

Volunteer Day at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Join us on Saturday, March 23 for a volunteer service event! We will spend the morning removing invasive plants, collecting litter and working on other park-beautification projects.

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/march-23-volunteer-event-at-kenilworth-aquatic-gardens-tickets-54292403039

WHEN: Saturday, March 23, 9:00am to 12:00pm. Registration opens at 8:30am, please arrive no later than 8:45am. We will meet at the maintenance yard near the park entrance.

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 from ponds, picking up trash and working on other park projects. The event will run rain or shine—please dress accordingly and plan to work outside. 

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. 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 maintain the park. Our volunteer events are free but we appreciate all donations. You can make a donation by choosing the 'Doante' ticket on Eventbrite or by contributing to our donation box in the park visitor center the day of the event.

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

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