Get Your Hands Dirty at Cub Run’s Earth Day Program
Celebrate Earth Day with the Roots & Shoots program at Cub Run RECenter on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Help the group with some landscaping from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn about nature, the environment, and endangered species as you plant, weed, and mulch. Participants will pick up trash around the park, and kids will enjoy a special craft project and meeting the local 4-H group’s small animals. Students can earn community service hours while spending time outdoors. Admission is free.
Participants must be at least age five. Water bottles, sunscreen, hats, garden gloves, and bug repellent are recommended. To register, contact Debbie Lodato at 703-817-9423 or Deborah Lodato.
Roots & Shoots is a free program developed by the Jane Goodall Institute to inspire young people around the globe to plan and implement community-based projects that help people, animals, and the environment. Roots & Shoots believes that young people, when informed and empowered, can truly change the world.