MLK of Day Service at Anacostia Park

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Anacostia Park
1500 Anacostia Drive
Washington, DC, DC 20020


Join the Student Conservation Association we gather to Honor the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and connect the issues of social and environmental justice by mobilizing the next generation of community stewards to help restore the Anacostia River and DC’s Urban Waterfront.

WHEN: Monday, January 21st, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Registration & breakfast beginning at 10:00 am. Work will conclude at 12:30 pm. 

WHERE: Anacostia Park Skating Pavilion, 1500 Anacostia Drive, Washington, DC 20020.  


Take Blue Line to Potomac Ave Metro stop for a 20-minute walk to the Anacostia Skating Pavillion 


For a complete list of driving directions please visit the NPS website at There is plenty of free public parking in the lot at the Roller Skating Pavilion.

WHAT: Volunteers will conduct a massive cleanup of the Anacostia River, removing trash from the shoreline and invasive species from the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail to help improve the health of DC’s urban waterfront.

BRING WITH YOU: Wear long pants and sturdy shoes that you don’t mind getting dirty. Bring extra layers and a hat to prepare for the cold weather! Please also bring your own water bottle for staying hydrated.

PROVIDED: SCA will supply breakfast for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies. 

QUESTIONS: Contact Alycia Chuney, SCA Events Coordinator, at [email protected] or 703.842.4240

What else can I do to help? Support this and other free events by making a donation to support SCA. Individuals who make a donation of $25 or more will receive a special thank you gift at the event. We are grateful for donations of any amount. Contributions to SCA are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


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