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2017 MLK Event - Beret Park Trash Cleanup (Silver Spring, MD) - 1.16.2017

2017 MLK Event - Beret Park Trash Cleanup (Silver Spring, MD) - 1.16.2017

January 16, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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3401 Beret Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20906, USA

Join Rock Creek Conservancy and Montgomery Parks as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service. Volunteers will be out at multiple sites from Saturday, January 14th to Monday, January 16th. Tools, gloves, bags and training will be provided at each site and SSL hours can be earned.

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help with remove trash from Beret Park and the headwaters of Turkey Branch in Silver Spring, MD. Most of the trash is focused along the banks and near the water. Waterproof boots or shoes will be really helpful. If you have trash grabbers or long nets, please bring them.

When: Monday, January 16th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Where: Volunteers will meet at the Beret Neighborhood Conservation Area located at 3401 Beret Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20906. Parking is available along the street.

What to Wear: Waterproof boots will be very helpful! Please dress appropriately for the weather. It may be chilly so dress warmly and in layers. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals.

What to Bring: Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms

Leader Contact Information: John Maleri,

Weather/Cancellation Policy: If it is raining or snow on the ground, it will be canceled. All cancellations will be updated and announced on the event calendar listing and relevant social media channels. Please check back if you are unsure.