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9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Connaught Park – baseball diamond (Located at Connaught Avenue)
Time: 9:00AM – 12:00PM (3 HRS)
In suggestion of the Queensway Terrace Community Association, we will be conducting a cleanup in Pinecrest Creek within the Connaught Park area along the National Capital Commission’s Pinecrest Creek Pathway. Participants will help to clean up garbage from the stream and shorelines surrounding Pinecrest Creek. There are several areas in the region that tend to accumulate garbage, and we will divide the group out across these locations. We will meet in the baseball diamond for 9:00AM.
Parking: There is street side parking along Connaught Avenue and Hanlon Avenue
Meeting location: From Hanlon Avenue there is a walkway into the park (https://goo.gl/maps/WHHDsJVeA3s) as well as from Connaught Avenue near Severn Avenue there is another walkway into the park (https://goo.gl/maps/EPx9pirysan)
What to wear: Dress for the weather! Wear waterproof boots, long socks (if wearing chest waders), long pants and a hat
What to bring: Feel free to bring your own gloves if you have a favorite but we will provide them; please bring your own water bottle
What we will provide: We will have drinking water to replenish empty bottles, some snacks, chest waders, garbage bags and gloves