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May 20 Volunteer Event at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
Sat, May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Join the Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens with a day of volunteer service at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens! This incredible national park site 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.
WHEN: Saturday, May 20th, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Registration opens at 8:30am, please arrive no later than 8:45am.
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 in the ponds thinning water lilies, prepping and mulching garden beds, clearing invasive weeds or performing other necessary park projects. 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 prepare to work outside! Please also bring your own water bottle.
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.
QUESTIONS: Contact Tina O'Connell, Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Director, at email@example.com or 202-494-0456.