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Exciting events at Volunteer Park
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Volunteer Park Trust

The mission of Volunteer Park Trust is to restore, protect and preserve this city and national landmark for today and for generations to come.
Volunteer Park Trust
Hi Friend of Volunteer Park

As the weather gets better, more and more fun is happening at Volunteer Park.  We're pleased to share these exciting events with you, our trusted supporters, below.
 
Thank you,

Volunteer Park Trust
Picnic in the Park is July 21!
Don't Miss Picnic in the Park
Thursday, July 21, 6:00 PM—8:00 PM



Everything is in place for our annual FREE summer extravaganza: Picnic in the Park. Come enjoy:
  • Live music by LoveCityLove co-sponsored by Aegis Living and Volunteer Park Trust
  • Entertainment donated and performed by the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts
  • Fantastic food trucks including: Dante’s Inferno Dogs, Spicy Papaya, Cheese Wizards, Rancho Bravo, and Where Ya At Matt
  • Cupcake Royale Ice Cream provided by Volunteer Park Trust while it lasts!
  • Flavored water provided by Aegis Living
 Grab your blanket and join us for fun with the whole family!  Let us know you're coming and tell your friends through our Facebook event page here.
 
NEW: Volunteer Park Walking Tours
July 30, 10:00 AM


Save the date for our coming Walking Tours. Limited to 30 people, each tour will have a different theme and focus.  Our first event is on July 30th at 10:00 AM.  Learn about the park’s history and Olmsted Brothers’ design with a discussion on the surrounding Capitol Hill neighborhood, originally created by James Moore, and the adjacent "Millionaires Row.

Tours are conducted by history professionals Jennifer Ott and Louis Scheck. Tickets are free and advance registration is required.  For more info and to make your reservation, click here.
2nd Saturday Work Party is July 92nd Saturday Work Party
July 9, 10:00 AM — Noon


Come garden with us in Volunteer Park!  We meet every second Saturday of the month at the Black Sun sculpture at 10AM and spend two hours cleaning beds, removing weeds, and having fun in the gardens.  No experience necessary and we provide gloves and tools. Please join us! 

For more info see our website Events page. 
Let us know you’re coming on our Facebook event page.
Join a VPT Committee!Make a Difference: Join Our Committees

Three of our standing committees at Volunteer Park Trust are seeking talented, dedicated volunteers to help further our mission of preserving and restoring Volunteer Park. 
  • Development Committee
  • Events Committee
  • Landscape Committee
If you can commit to monthly meetings and want to volunteer with hands-on help, we need you! For detailed information click here for the Volunteer Opportunities page on our website.
The VPT Calendar lists LOTS of events in Volunteer ParkMore Summer Events on our Website

Summer is coming! That means lots of free fun at Volunteer Park, like Shakespeare plays, chamber music, picnics, concerts and more. Our website is updated regularly and has a calendar with all the published events at Volunteer Park.  We scour the web for anything happening so you can find them all in one place.  Check out the calendar at our website here.
 
And if you hear of an event planned in the park that we've missed please let us know!
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