Glover Park Day – Volunteers and Materiel Needed | June 2
Below is a message about the 23rd annual Glover Park Day, which will be held Saturday, June 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The organizers are looking for volunteers/participants to help in the following ways:
Canopies: If you have a pop-up canopy that the organizers could borrow, please contact email@example.com. Many of the Community Service Volunteers cannot handle the sunshine, and we would like to be able to provide them with canopies for the day.
Donation of Tools: The organizers are putting together a Glover Park Day toolbox with all of the tools used each year to set up at Guy Mason. If you have any unneeded tools such as hammers, screwdrivers, box cutters, ladders, pliers, extension cords, etc and you would like to donate them to Glover Park Day, please let the organizers know.
Volunteers: Volunteers are needed to help on Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 (GPD Day) as follows:
- Friday, June 1 from 6:30pm – 9pm to make signs, put together prize packets, prepare t-shirts and many other tasks. There will be pizza for volunteers!
- Saturday, June 2 between 6am – 11am for set up, traffic control, helping vendors, balloons, etc.
- Saturday, June 2 between 11am – 5:00pm for t-shirts, prize drawings, helping vendors, clean up, directing traffic, etc.
- Saturday, June 2 between 4:30pm – 6:30pm for tear down and clean up.
We particularly need volunteers for set up (7:30am) and tear down (4:30pm) on Saturday. Note that there is no minimum or maximum volunteer time requirement, and you can volunteer at any time during the Friday and Saturday events. If you can volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your availability or sign up online at: http://www.gloverparkday.org/participate/volunteer
Glover Park Day 2012 is here!
Don’t miss it.
The 23rd Annual Glover Park Day will be held at the Guy Mason Recreation Center on Saturday, June 2, 2012.
The 23rd Annual Glover Park Day will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the newly renovated grounds of the Guy Mason Recreation Center at Calvert Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW. Glover Park Day is an annual outdoor festival that celebrates the Glover Park neighborhood in Washington, DC. It is co-sponsored by the Glover Park Citizens Association and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation.
Glover Park Day 2012 will include all of the fun booths and activities everyone looks forward to each year including great food from local restaurants such as Kavanagh’s Pizza Pub, Shanghai Lounge, Rocklands Barbeque, and Old Europe; a variety of creative crafters showing off handcrafted jewelry, soaps, candles, pottery and toys; local businesses including Lil Omm Yoga, Wide World of Wines and Balance Gym; and community groups such as DC Greens, Glover Park Village, Huidekoper Homemade and St. Luke’s Shelter. Glover Park Day includes more than 60 local businesses and organizations.
And that’s not all. Glover Park Day will include a flea market; a dog obstacle course; the Guy Mason Studio Arts Artists showing off their handcrafted wares; prize drawings throughout the day including several grand prizes donated by local Glover Park businesses; and, of course, the annual signature and collectible Glover Park Day T-shirt.
Don’t forget to bring the kids! In addition to the great play area at Guy Mason, there will be lots of activities for kids, including face painting, bean-bag toss, balloon blaster, story time, the Mad Scientist, a chance to climb all over a real fire truck, and lots of other fun activities.
And it wouldn’t be Glover Park Day without great live music from popular local bands! The 2012 musical line-up is: Esther Haynes and Hokum Jazz at 11:00 a.m., The Unforgiven at
12:15 p.m., BoxCartel with Jeff Blakeman and Pat Kehs at 1:30 p.m., Emily Fullerton Band at 2.45 p.m. and Upper Ninth Ward at 4:00 p.m. There is plenty of room for dancing!
Glover Park Day 2012 will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 from 11:00am – 5:00pm on the grounds of the Guy Mason Recreation Center at Calvert Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW. For additional information about Glover Park Day, visit www.gloverparkday.org.
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