Volunteers Needed for Fall Planting and Work Parties in Kent Parks

Kent Event: Volunteer to Remove Weeds, Plant Trees and Shrubs, and Spread Mulch at these Kent Parks Work Parties
Photo courtesy of Kent Parks

Remove invasive weeds, plant trees and shrubs, and spread mulch in Kent parks

The City of Kent needs volunteers to help with fall weed removal, planting and mulch spreading in Kent parks, including National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. It is an opportunity to get outside, help maintain our city parks, earn community service hours and give back to the community. Volunteer opportunities include:

Sat., Sept. 17Green Kent Weed Removal Work PartySpringwood Park (12700 SE 274th St.)
Sat., Sept. 24National Public Lands DayRiverview Park (Hawley Rd. & S. 255th St.)
Sat., Oct. 1Planting Party at the ParkMorrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St.)
Sun., Oct. 2Planting Work PartyNorth Meridian Park (22828 120th Ave. SE)
Sat., Oct. 815th Annual “ReLeaf” EventClark Lake Park (12700 SE 248th St.)
Sat., Oct. 15Green Kent Planting PartyLake Fenwick Park (25828 Lake Fenwick Rd.)
Sun., Oct. 16Planting the Park Work PartyPark Orchard Park (11058 SE 230th St.)
Sat., Oct. 225th Annual Green Kent DayMorrill Meadows Park (10600 SE 248th St.)

Events are held Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9 AM to noon, rain or shine. The city will provide tools, training and staff supervision. Please register to volunteer by noon at least three days prior to each event at KentWA.gov/ComeVolunteer. Contact Desireé Kennedy at 253-856-5114 with questions.