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October 23 Volunteer Event

Join us on Saturday, October 23, 2021 for our FINAL stewardship volunteer event for the year. Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. Free registration, open to groups and individuals. All volunteers must register...

September 25 Volunteer Event
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September 25 Volunteer Event

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer event. Join us for a morning of stewardship at the park. Participate in a variety of park projects including: invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. Registration is free and open to all....

Forest Bathing at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (through Oct)
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Forest Bathing at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (through Oct)

Forest Bathing, also known as shinrin-yoku in Japanese, means “bathing in the essence of the forest” and is a practice that takes people outside and primes their senses to observe, commune, and reconnect with nature. Join us for a Forest Bathing session in collaboration with and led by Raindancer Healing Arts. See the website link...

August 28 Volunteer Event
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August 28 Volunteer Event

Look no further for your next Saturday morning workout! Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. All volunteers must register online through Eventbrite in order to participate. For more information and to register, CLICK...

Pack Walks at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (through Nov)
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Pack Walks at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (through Nov)

Grab your leash! Bring your dog(s) to the park for a walk among the blooming lotus and water lilies. Meet and connect with other dog owners and their furry friends. This event is FREE and open to all with a dog. Register online to join us for a morning or evening pack walk through the...

July 24 Volunteer Event
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July 24 Volunteer Event

Join us for a morning of stewardship volunteering on Saturday, July 24, 2021. Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. You must register online to participate. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent,...

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Down to Earth – Painting Workshops with Rik Freeman

Join our Winter 2021 Artist in Residency, Rik Freeman, for a FREE two-session painting workshop (4 hours in total). This is for moderate to advanced painters. Participants must attend both sessions. Session 1 – Saturday, July 10 from 10:00am t0 12:00pm Session 2 – Saturday, July 17 from 10:00am to 12:00pm Rik Freeman is a...

WELLderness with ArtReach (July – Aug)
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WELLderness with ArtReach (July – Aug)

WELLderness: An Outdoor Wellness Series at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens (brought to you by the Friends organization)   Join us in collaboration with ArtReach and George Washington University for FREE workshops providing art therapy to families East of the Anacostia River (residents in Wards 7 & 8). Registration is required for participation. There will be no...

June 26 Volunteer Event
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June 26 Volunteer Event

Looking for a weekend workout? Join us for a morning of stewardship volunteering on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Participate in a variety of park stewardship activities including invasive plant removal, litter collection, flower bed weeding, trail maintenance and more. Some activities involve working in shallow ponds. Free registration, open to groups and individuals. All volunteers...

April 9, 2021April 9, 2021
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Species Spotlight: Frogs

Species Spotlight is back this month and we’re highlighting frogs! Our amphibious frog friends are back at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens! You are likely to hear and see Green Frogs (Lithobates clamitans), American Bullfrogs (Lithobates catesbeianus), Northern Leopard Frogs (Lithobates pipiens), Pickerel Frogs (Lithobates palustris), and Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus). You can find them hiding at...