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Palmdale community cleanup part of Season of Service; Barrel Spring Path

OW Staff Writer | 2/1/2019, midnight
The city of Palmdale’s “Season of Service” will continue on Saturday, March 2..

The city of Palmdale’s “Season of Service” will continue on Saturday, March 2 with a community cleanup of Barel Spring Path. Registration will take place from 8 to 8:30 a.m. with the project beginning shortly after. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves and rakes. The project partner is Palmdale Water District.

“Make a difference in your community by Palmdale’s 6th annual Season of Service,” said Trish Jones, community programs coordinator. “Our theme this year is ‘Serve, Learn, Give,’ and between now and May there are many opportunities to volunteer your time, learn about the community and give back in areas that are meaningful to you.”

The remaining 2019 Season of Service events include:

Community Volunteer Resource Fair - Saturday, March 9

Location & Time: TBA Local agencies will be on hand to provide information about volunteering, donating and engaging opportunities.

Partners: AV Mall and AV Volunteer Coordinators Group

SAVES Spring Cleaning - Saturday, March 30

1002 E. Ave. Q-12. Time: 8 – 8:30 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. project begins.

Community Cleanup: Courson Park/Neighborhood - Saturday, April 6

Time: 8 – 8:30 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. project begins. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves and rakes.

Community Cleanup – Old Harold Road - Saturday, May 4

Time: 8 – 8:30 a.m. registration; 8:30 a.m. project begins. Participants are encouraged to bring work gloves and rakes.

Stamp Out Hunger – Part 1 - Saturday, May 11

Community Partner: United States Postal Service Location: SAVES, 1002 East Avenue Q-12, Palmdale Time: Varied. Complete list at www.cityofpalmdale.org/servicedays Partner with local letter carriers for the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Food assists local families in need. Community Partner: United States Postal Service

Stamp Out Hunger—Part 2 - Saturday, May 18

Community Partner: United States Postal Service Location: SAVES, 1002 East Avenue Q-12, Palmdale Time: Registration from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Help SAVES process donations from the Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive for community distribution. Last year, Palmdale residents donated more than 35,000 hours of service towards making Palmdale an even better place to live.

Residents may also develop their own service projects. “If you have an idea for a project or you want to participate in something but you’re not quite sure what, give us a call at (661) 267-5473 and we can help you identify areas of interest,” Jones added. “Or visit us online at www.cityofpalmdale.org/Engaged.”