Seattle Parks and Recreation has a number of opportunities available to celebrate the September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance Day. These opportunities range from weeding and mulching to picking up litter in parks.
“We have had numerous requests from teachers to perform service tomorrow,” said Seattle Parks and Recreation Superintendent Jesús Aguirre. “Already we around 450 teachers signed up to volunteer. We are so grateful to these teachers who are giving their time and energy to help make our parks better for everyone.”
Teacher-led work parties are taking place at Carkeek, Roxhill, Lincoln and Madrona parks, as well as along the Burke-Gilman Trail and Longfellow Creek, and at the Rainier Playfield. While these work parties are already filled to capacity, a few more are still open. [Read more…]