Clean up volunteers needed for spring projects

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great dealThe City of Lynnwood is hosting several cleaning and planting events this spring and is looking for volunteers, both individual and groups.

Are you looking to enjoy some spring weather, roll up your sleeves and lend a hand?

Heritage Park Spring Clean

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuesday, April 7
19921 Poplar Way

Project includes indoor cleaning such as sweeping, dusting, mopping, and washing windows and outdoor landscaping including weeding, mulching and picking up trash. Two hour shifts are available from 10 a.m. – noon or 1 – 3 p.m. with a lunch provided at noon. RSVP by: Friday, April 3

Intergenerational Community Garden 
The City is looking for a community group to help weed and spruce up an area surrounding the Intergenerational Community Garden at the Lynnwood Senior Center. Project includes weeding, raking and adding dirt to garden beds. Ideal project for a boy or girl scout troop. Date and time are flexible.

Arbor Day Celebration
2 – 3 p.m. | Friday, April 24 | Wilcox Park

Join the City of Lynnwood in celebrating National Arbor Day and assist students from Cedar Valley Elementary School in planting vine maple and Western Red Cedar trees to improve Wilcox Park’s forest understory.

Floral Bed Plantings
Join Park Superintendent Eric Peterson to plant flower beds at several City parks. Ideal for small preschool or youth groups. Planting parties last approximately one hour and will be schedule in May.

Park Steward Projects
Do you work with a community group looking for a volunteer project? The City offers on-going opportunities for groups large and small to perform general park and trail maintenance and clean-up or, work parties to remove invasive plant species such as English Ivy from our urban forests. Date and times are flexible.

If you are interested in volunteering at one of our events or becoming a Park Steward, contact Sarah Olson at [email protected] or 425-670-5503.

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