RSVP to hold group service project, June 6 at Green Spring Gardens

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RSVP-Northern Virginia will be a holding a group service project at the beautiful Green Spring Gardens, Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To register for this hands on event, please visit  RSVP Green Spring Gardens Service Project  . You can also register by calling  RSVP at 703-403-5360.

Green Spring Gardens, operated  by the Fairfax County Park Authority, is preparing for a tour by attendees of the 2019 American Public Gardeners Association Conference being held in Washington, June 17-21.

RWP_2212Green Spring, one of the region’s  premier public gardens, is located at 4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria, VA 22312. The park is located off Route 236 between Annandale and Alexandria. The park has a wooded stream valley with ponds, a naturalistic native plant garden, more than 20 thematic demonstration gardens, a greenhouse, a plant shop, two gift shops, a historic house, and a horticultural reference library.  Park grounds are open from dawn to dusk. Ample parking is available.

Garden volunteers are needed to help plant, weed and mulch.  If you enjoy working in the soil, this is a great opportunity to meet other gardeners and learn more about plants.  Interested volunteers should wear comfortable garden clothes, closed-toe shoes, and garden gloves.  Hat, water and sunscreen are also recommended.

Gardening tools and refreshments  will be provided.

To register for this hands on event, please visit  RSVP Green Spring Gardens Service Project  or you can also register by calling  RSVP at 703-403-5360.

About RSVP

RSVP- Northern Virginia  offers more than 300 meaningful opportunities that include helping seniors age in place, assisting local food pantries, and teaching financial literacy. RSVP also recruits volunteers for various community events including the upcoming Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

Each RSVP member  receives personalized support from our volunteer specialist who helps matches our volunteers with meaningful, social, convenient and fun volunteer experiences. This is a free service provided to all those 55 and better in RSVP’s service area.

RSVP volunteers enjoy flexible schedules, free accident and liability insurance while serving, optional mileage and meal reimbursement and are invited to volunteer group service projects and social gatherings.

Volunteering with RSVP is healthy, social and fun.

To learn more about RSVP, please visit www.rsvpnova.org.

RSVP-Northern Virginia is a program of Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Alexandria and Volunteer Arlington.

 

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