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2017 MLK Event - Peirce Mill Trash Cleanup - 1.16.2017

2017 MLK Event - Peirce Mill Trash Cleanup - 1.16.2017

January 16, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Beach Drive Northwest & Tilden Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20011, USA

Join Rock Creek Conservancy, and the National Park Service as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service.

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove trash from the Peirce Mill section of Rock Creek Park near the Melvin Hazen Trail.

When: Monday, January 16. 2017 from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM.

Where: Volunteers will meet in the parking lot at Picnic Area #1 across from Peirce Mill off of Tilden Street. MetroRail access from Red Line at Cleveland Park. Exit on the east side, walk north on Connecticut Ave to Tilden Street and turn right. Continue on past Embassy of Hungary and turn right on Shoemaker Street. Parking available in the lot and on street.

What to Wear: Please dress appropriately for the weather. Layers and a hat to prevent exposure to the cold is recommended. 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. 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. Please check back if you are unsure.