PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale will kick off its “Season of Service” program this Saturday, Jan. 25 with a “Desert Reveal” clean up at Avenue S and 70th Street East in Palmdale, as part of the City’s participation in the “National Day of Service” in recognition Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The cleanup will be held from 8:30 am to noon. Volunteers under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. All participants must complete a Release of Liability (available at www.cityofpalmdale.org or at event registration). Participants are requested to wear closed-toe shoes and be prepared/able to walk over uneven terrain. Participants must also use work gloves and sun protection. Water will be provided. Verification of service hours is available.
“The Season of Service is designed to offer service projects for residents to join, and will include a monthly service day as well as information for community members to develop their own projects,” said Community Programs Supervisor Trish Jones. “This is the first of five activities we have planned for this year.”
Other projects in the “Season of Service” will include:
Beds, Paths and Beyond – Feb. 22
Work side by side with City staff and neighbors to install the infrastructure of the new community garden.
Location: Yucca Neighborhood House, 503 East Avenue Q-3, Palmdale
Pre-Summer Flight Check – March 15
Help prepare this amazing park for a summer of visitors, work side by side with friends and neighbors among real-life examples of our rich aviation history. Participants must be age 12 or older for this event.
Location: Joe Davies Heritage Airpark, 2001 East Avenue P, Palmdale
Global Youth Service Day – April 19
Youth, families and the young at heart are invited to participate in a park beautification at one of Palmdale’s most beloved parks.
Location: Marie Kerr Park, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., Palmdale, CA 93551
Mormon Helping Hands Day – April 26
Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, join residents in a makeover of this neighborhood jewel.
Location: Desert Sands Park39117 3rd Street East, Palmdale
For more information, call 661/267-5181.