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VOLUNTEER! The Best Things in Life are Free!
You can volunteer at the park of your choice by building a playground, beautifying parks, maintaining natural areas, playing basketball with children in an inclusive setting, coordinating activities for seniors programs, completing a scouting merit badge program, providing golf ranger/starter duties, cleaning and maintaining a park or fulfilling community service hours and more.
For more information on volunteering contact 305-961-2781.
Youth Service Earth Fest 2017
Children, teens and young adults are invited to celebrate Earth Month by participating in Youth Service Earth Fest April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon (check-in opens at 8:30 a.m.) at Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187 Ave., Homestead, FL. This great family-friendly service day will have projects with an environmental and conservation focus.
Volunteers will work on enhancing the park's natural protected area by helping remove invasive plants and litter, participate in Florida native plantings and help decorate rain water barrels. Other projects will include general beautification efforts throughout the park.
Community service hours will be awarded to all participants.
This event is hosted by Miami-Dade Parks and the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade. For more information or for sponsorship opportunities call 305-961-2781.
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