CANCELED - 2017 Beautification Planting - Pennsylvania Ave and RCP - 5.13.17 - AFTERNOON
May 13, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pennsylvania Ave NW & Rock Creek and Potomac Pkwy NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Unfortunately, due to the rain, we are canceling this planting. Â The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, June 10. Â Check out our events page to find the link to signup for a shift then.
Join Rock Creek Conservancy and the National Park Service for a special beautification planting of an area of Rock Creek Park off of Rock Creek Parkway!
Event Activity: Volunteers will help plant daffodils and wildflowers in support of Rock Creek Park's ongoing beautification plan. The plan, which harks back to Lady Bird Johnson's original beautification campaign launched in the 1960s, will be completed throughout Rock Creek Park in the coming years.
When: Saturday, May 13, 2017. There will be two shifts for this event, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. THIS SIGNUP LINK IS FOR THE AFTERNOON SHIFT FROM 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM! For details on the morning shift, click here.
Location: Rock Creek Parkway and Pennsylvania Ave NW - The plot of land is near the exit ramp off of Rock Creek Parkway to Pennsylvania Ave NW, directly adjacent to the Four Season's hotel. Final meeting details will be sent to all registered volunteers. Parking is unavailable directly near the site. Please consider public transportation (the Foggy Bottom station is close by), or park in the Georgetown neighborhoods or at Thompson's Boat Center.
What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals. We recommend long pants and sleeves to prevent contact with poison ivy.
What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them.
Leader Contact Information: John Maleri, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reach out directly to John if you'd like to register a group for the event.
Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining or snow is on the ground, the event will be canceled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing and on relevant social media channels. Please check back if you are unsure.