What Are You Up To This Weekend?

Check out one of these events this weekend!

Jones Point Trash Cleanup
Saturday, October 15th
9am - Noon
S. Royal St. & Jones Point Dr.
Meet at the recycling bins

Join Go Green! Alexandria on Saturday, October 15th at 9am to help clean up parts of Jones Point. Jones Point has a large amount of plastic and styrofoam that has been brought in by the Potomac current. We will be meeting at the end of S. Royal St., near the recycling bins. We will be providing trash bags and plastic gloves. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes, long pants and long sleeves. RSVP here: http://on.fb.me/oXNH12

26th Annual Intercoastal Cleanup
Saturday, October 15th
9am - 11am
Oronoco Bay Park

Volunteer to participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 26th Annual International Coastal Cleanup; which has been coordinated by Clean Virginia Waterways for the last 16 years.  Come join others for this annual statewide event to clean our waterways & collect valuable data about trash & litter in our waterways.  We will be holding the cleanup rain or shine. Please RSVP to Jesse Maines to volunteer.  Check here for additional sites throughout the region that need volunteers.

Earth Force Workshop
Saturday, October 15th
9:30AM - 4:00PM
Ford Nature Center, 5750 Sanger Ave., Alexandria

Find out how you can support environmental service-learning and youth civic engagement at Earth Force's upcoming workshop in Alexandria.
Master Naturalists, environmental educators, and committed volunteers are invited to join educators, teachers (grades 5-8), after-school coordinators, and partners from Alexandria, Arlington, and D.C. for this full-day workshop. Space is limited, so please contact Kurt Moser (kmoser@earthforce.org or 703-684-0178) if you would like to reserve a seat.
Topics to be covered include:
  1) completing the Earth Force community action and problem-solving process
  2) water monitoring field methods: chemical, physical, biological
  3) discussion/presentation: flooding in urban streams
  4) service learning project implementation
Bring a bag lunch and water bottle or mug.
Light refreshments will be provided.

NOVACAN presents the Fight for Clean Water
Sunday, October 16th
1pm - 4pm
National Wildlife Federation, 11100 Wildlife Center Drive, Reston
Register here:


Heather Schaefer is the Founder and Executive Director of Go Green! Alexandria, dedicated to environmental education and outreach.  Find out more at Go Green! Alexandria.


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