Twinbrook Earth Day Celebration: Saturday, April 26, 9:30am-noon

Twinbrook ES Earth Day April 26 2014Our annual Earth Day spring cleanup and celebration is planned for April 26, 9:30-noon.

Here is what we have planned:
— plant a butterfly garden in an old bed between the Walkers Door and the Kindergarten pickup door
— weed and mulch beds around the school grounds
— craft activity for the children
— snacks — breakfast finger foods, water/juice, and possibly donated sandwiches

Here are volunteer jobs we need help with:
— 6 volunteers to be in charge of different areas around the school to coordinate the weeding/mulching/planting work and let volunteers know what tasks need to be done.
— 2 middle or high school student volunteers to help children with a simple craft project — most children will want to work for awhile, then do something else.
— 1 volunteer to direct people where to work at the sign-in table / 1 volunteer to manage the snack table
— A volunteer to fill a pickup bed full of mulch from the Montgomery County transfer station (see
— Everyone to bring their own tools to use
— Volunteers to donate snacks, yard waste paper bags
— A volunteer to loan a large water cooler/dispenser for drinks (we would like to avoid having to buy plastic water bottles and encourage people to bring their own refillable bottles)

We hope to hear from you before Spring Break so we can plan accordingly.  Please go here to sign up: or see the contact info below. Don’t forget, SSL hours are available for teens in middle and high school.

Thank you!

Clark Reed, Chair, Earth Day
Colleen Reed, Treasurer
Twinbrook Elementary PTA
Rockville, MD

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