EVENT: Volunteering at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
**Please bring a mask and plan to wear orange & black (go Tigers!)***
What you will be doing: Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. This event will run rain or shine—please dress accordingly and plan to work outside!
When: Saturday, October 16, 10:00am -12:00pm. Check-in opens at 9:30am. Please arrive no later than 9:45am so we can get started on time.
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, 1550 Anacostia Ave Northeast, Washington, DC 20019.
Getting There: By car, there is a large visitors parking lot at the park entrance on Anacostia Ave and abundant street parking surrounding the park. By Metro, the park entrance is 1.0 miles from the Deanwood Metro Station and 1.3 miles from the Minnesota Ave Station, both on the Orange Line.
What we provide: All necessary tools and supplies including gloves, boots, waders, shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows, trash bags, trash pickers and more.
Bring with you: We recommend you bring a water bottle, snack, hat, string bag, a change of clothes, and sun protection. Wear clothes and shoes you aren't afraid to get muddy or dirty and dress according to the weather. We recommend you do not bring jewelry.
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 hours (SSL). Bring your form to the event to be filled in or email it.
Contact: For any questions or concerns, contact Seema Thomas *08 to sign up.
More about Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens: Check out our website (www.kenaqgardens.org) and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter (@kenaqgardens).
RSVP here. Space is limited for this event due to COVID-19. There will be no walk-up registration. We ask that you only register if you are 100% certain you will be in attendance. We appreciate your patience as we work to maintain the safety of those who will be participating.