On June 23, 9 a.m. to noon, join the Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens with a day of volunteer service. This incredible national park site showcases historic ponds with spectacular water lilies and lotus, tidal marsh and habitat for abundant wildlife. Help protect, restore and promote this jewel along the Anacostia River in Washington, DC. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, 1550 Anacostia Ave. NE. Register at friendsofkenilworthgardens.org.
The park also needs volunteers for “The Water Lily & Lotus Cultural Festival” on July 21. Positions include: assisting with set-up and breakdown; staffing the Welcome Tent; greeting visitors and answering their questions. friendsofkenilworthgardens.org.