Events DC and the Anacostia Watershed Society are seeking volunteers to clean up the the trail Sunday.
Volunteers should register online and meet at Parking Lot 6 of RFK Stadium at 2:30 p.m. that day. Each volunteer will receive a ticket to the 5 p.m. D.C. United game at RFK. The soccer team is scheduled to play the Philadelphia Union.
Saturday morning, the Anacostia Riverkeeper also is a hosting a clean up event to remove litter from the Congressional Cemetery and Anacostia Riverwalk trails.
Volunteers should get to the cemetery at 8:30 a.m. to register. All supplies will be provided and Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. will hand out free coffee. The cleanup will last until noon.
Organizers recommend wearing closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Long pants are recommended to prevent poison ivy and insect bites along the trail.
Photo via Anacostia Watershed Society