→ Benjamin Banneker Park, 10 a.m.-noon, fourth Saturdays.
→ Haley Park, 9-11 a.m., first Saturdays.
→ Gulf Branch Nature Center, 2-5 p.m., second Sundays.
→ Lacey Woods, from 10 a.m.-noon, second Saturdays.
→ Long Branch Nature Center, 2-5 p.m., third Sundays.
→ Tuckahoe Park, 10 a.m.-noon, third Saturdays.
Arlington Food Assistance Center Plot Against Hunger Program seeks volunteers to grow vegetables for the center’s pantry. Tomato, sweet pepper, cucumber and eggplant seeds are available, and donations of crops can be dropped off from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at the center, 2708 S. Nelson St., Arlington. 703-845-8486 or email@example.com.
Virginia Hospital Center needs volunteers to assist patients and visitors and help in the nonprofit gift shops. 703-558-6401.
Virginia Invasive Plant Removal Day, join Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment to remove exotic plants at Thrifton Hill Park and Fort C.F. Smith from 9 a.m.-noon May 5. 703-228-6406 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call the numbers listed below or contact Volunteer Alexandria at 703-836-2176, email@example.com or www.volunteeralexandria.org
for information on the following opportunities:
Alexandria Food & Wine Festival to benefit Carpenter’s Shelter needs event volunteers on June 23. stephanie@sandbevents or www.Alexandriafoodandwine.com.
Alexandria Juvenile Court needs a receptionist. Hours are flexible and training is provided. 703-201-6148.
Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority seeks a playground-building team and planners. 703-836-2176 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Carpenter’s Shelter seeks racers and race volunteers for the Run for Shelter 10K and Fun Run from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. 703-548-7500 or www.carpentersshelter.org/2012/02/run-for-shelter-10k.
Liberty’s Promise needs job skills workshop volunteers. email@example.com or www.libertyspromise.org.
Medical Reserve Corps will hold emergency volunteer training for certification. To register, visit www.vamrc.org, call 703-746-4978 or e-mail Katherine.Deffer@vdh.virginia.gov.
Rebuilding Together Alexandria seeks volunteers for Rebuilding Day Refurbishment Teams on Saturday. 703-836-1021.
20th Annual Armenian Festival seeks volunteers during the event from 1-6 p.m. June 2 at Market Square. 202-224-0312.
Call the numbers listed below or contact Volunteer Arlington at 703-228-1760 or www.arlingtonva.us/volunteer
for information about the following opportunities:
Arlington Public Library needs circulation support at Plaza Library and coaches for the Computer Lab (CyberCenter) at Columbia Pike Branch Library. 703-228-7688.
Bowen McCauley Dance seeks volunteers to help during the 3rd Annual Move Me Festival from 1-5 p.m. Saturday. 804-908-1790.
Clarendon Presbyterian Church Plot Against Hunger seeks gardeners. 646-284-8894.
Global Freedom Center seeks volunteers to work in human resources, development and fundraising, marketing and social media. 202-695-3156.
USO of Metropolitan Washington needs a lounge volunteer. 703-696-0958.
Volunteer Emergency Support Team seeks community volunteers for an Emergency Response Drill hosted by Arlington’s Medical Reserve Corps on Saturday from 9:15-11:30 a.m. 703-228-0711.
— Compiled by Ria Manglapus
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