Park Cleanups

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On the first Saturday of every month, help remove trash and invasive plants from Fort Stanton Park, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers meet in front of the Ft. Stanton Recreation Center, 1812 Erie St. SE. Wear work boots, durable pants and clothes. Bring a water bottle-refills provided. Documentation of community service hours will be provided upon request.

Ward 8 Woods also holds Shepherd Parkway clean-ups every second Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers meet in the picnic area near the corner of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X Avenues SE. Gloves, bags and light refreshments are provided. Wear work boots and clothes. For questions, contact Nathan at 301-758-5892 or