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2017 MLK Event - Soapstone Trash Cleanup - 1.16.17

2017 MLK Event - Soapstone Trash Cleanup - 1.16.17

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

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Connecticut Ave NW & Windom Pl NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

Join Rock Creek Conservancy, the National Park Service, and the ANC 3F Soapstone and Melvin Hazen Trails Committee as we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend of Service.

Volunteer Activity: Volunteers will help remove trash from the Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park.

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

Where: Volunteers will meet at the trailhead heading to the Soapstone section of Rock Creek Park off of Windom Pl NW (near the intersection of Windom Pl NW and Connecticut Ave NW). The location is a very short walk from the Van Ness Metro Station on the Red Line,

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,
Bill Sittig,

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.