Free D.C. United Tickets Offered for Anacostia Riverwalk Cleanup This Weekend

by Jared Holt July 20, 2015 at 12:25 pm 1 Comment

Anacostia Riverwalk volunteers (Photo via Anacostia Watershed Society)Locals can get free tickets to a D.C. United game this weekend if they help tidy up the Anacostia Riverwalk.

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


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