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Jan 17 Martin Luther King, Jr Service Event

Come join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr with a day of service on SATURDAY, January 17. We will be removing invasive plants from the forest and tending to other park projects. RSVP reommended to

Date Time
Saturday, January 17 10am – 12pm

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May 16 Good Neighbor Day

Join us for our second annual Good Neighbor Day service and celebration event! We will start the day at 10am with 2 hours of volunteer service in the park, followed by a family friendly celebration from 12:00-2:00pm including music, park tours, scavenger hunts, face painting and family friendly fun! RSVP recommended for volunteering only -

Date Time
Saturday, May 16 10am – 2pm

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June 27 Saturday Volunteer Event

Volunteers are sought to assist the National Park Service with park improvement projects. RSVP recommended. Email

Date Time
Saturday, June 27 9am – 12pm

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July 11 Water Lily & Lotus Cultural Festival

We need volunteers to work 2 hour shifts throughout the day to help with set-up & take down, organize events, and orient visitors. More details coming soon!

Date Time
Saturday, July 11 10am – 4pm

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Sept 26 National Public Lands Day

For our premiere service event 200 plus volunteers will assist with the removal of cut lotus from the park's ponds as well as a variety of other park improvement projects including transplanting perennials, removing invasive species, and picking up litter. RSVP recommended. Please contact Tina O'Connell at

Date Time
Saturday, September 26 9am – 12pm

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Oct 24 Winterizing Volunteer Event

Now that fall has arrived however, it is time to begin putting the gardens to bed for the winter. Volunteers will help the gardens' staff winterize the plants and grounds or take a last swipe at litter and invasives. RSVP recommended. Please contact Tina O'Connell at

Date Time
Saturday, October 24 9am – 12pm

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Nov 14 Family Volunteer Day

Bring your family and participate in National Family Service Day! Start a great tradition and show your children the value of service and gratitude for nature's beauty. Projects will likely include separating and potting grasses, planting spring bulbs, raking leaves, and picking up trash. There is no set age limit but parent supervision required for those 18 and younger. RSVP recommended. Please contact Tina O'Connell at

Date Time
Saturday, November 14 10am – 12pm

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