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

Age Minimum (with Adult): 13+, Minimum Age:18+

May 25 Volunteer Day at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Join us on Saturday, May 25 for a volunteer service event! We will spend the morning removing invasive plants, collecting litter and working on other park-beautification projects.

REGISTER HERE www.eventbrite.com/o/friends-of-kenilworth-aquatic-gardens-8632128868

WHEN: Saturday, May 25, 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! If you plan to work in the ponds, we recommend you bring a change of clothes. Please wear closed-toe shoes and weather-appropriate clothes. 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 selecting the "donate" ticket when you register on Eventbrite, or drop some cash in our donation box inside the park's visitor center when you come to volunteer. 

QUESTIONS: Contact David Drawbaugh, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, at david@fokag.org or 202-695-0352.

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