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Havana Nights Event Help

Provide special event support for the 2018 Havana Nights annual fundraiser event to be held on Saturday, September 15 at the Byzantium in Annapolis. Volunteer positions range from tasks one week prior to the event, same day event set up, and during the event. We especially welcome volunteers who have general administrative skills or event experience, are customer service oriented. And volunteers who are supportive of our mission to improve the lives of children, adults (including Veterans) and families impacted by mental health and substance use disorders. The time commitment is a few hrs 1 week prior to Sept 15 or or 3-5 hrs the day of event. A brief summary of the tasks and time frames is below: Morning of event: 10-11:00am: Packing everything up for the event 11-11:30am: Transporting items 11:30-12pm Unloading materials at Byzantium Early afternoon 12-3pm prior to event: Decorating and set up of room, tables, and activity stations. During event 5-8pm: Running activities such as registration, raffle table and monitoring silent auction tables 8pm - 10pm Helping to close out the silent auction and registration, verifying winners, bid collating, accepting payment from winners and picking up auction items. After event clean-up 10:30 to 11pm. Includes gathering decorations, loading materials, returning items to ALI, unloading, etc. Contact Deborah to volunteer: dwienhold@arundellodge.org or 443-433-5943

Annapolis, MD

Through 9/15/18

AAWR Kinder Farm Park Workshop Event

Come join the Anne Arundel Weed Resistance to remove invasive species of plants to improve the natural heritage of Anne Arundel County! Kinder Farm Park is currently being plagued by many different invasive plant species that are disrupting the growth of native plants. Please come join us to help restore the park to its natural heritage by mechanically removing these invasive plant species. If you would like to volunteer, please dress for the weather. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a long sleeve shirt to avoid ticks and other insects. Bring a hat and a water bottle to prevent dehydration. Please bring any tools that you may have such as pruners, loppers, hand saws, and leather work gloves. If you do not have any of these tools, we can provide them for you. A first aid kit will be available for emergencies. Please register if you are interested in volunteering! See you soon!

Millersville, MD

7/21/18 8:30 AM

9th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraise

We are having our 9th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, September 29th, 2018 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 308 Oak Manor Dr., Glen Burnie, MD. For more information, please contact Margie Englert at 443-433-2416 or email mjenglert95@gmail.com.

Glen Burnie, MD

9/29/18 4:00 PM

Global Change Research Wetland Annual Plant Census

The Biogeochemistry Lab at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) is conducting their annual census of the Global Change Research Wetland, a marsh that SERC scientists have been studying for over 30 years. There are a variety of projects happening, but all of them involve counting and measuring plants in the marsh. We do an experiment to look at the impacts of increased carbon dioxide on plant growth, one to look at the combined impacts of increased carbon dioxide and nitrogen on plants, one that looks at whether native and invasive plants are responding to nutrient input in similar or different ways, and another one that looks at the impacts on plants when you actually warm the soil that they are growing in. In the beginning, volunteers usually act as data recorders, and then start taking some of the measurements as they become more comfortable. We’d love to have you join us for one or more days if you are interested! We are looking for volunteer citizen scientists on weekdays from July 23 through August 3 from 8AM to 4PM. Volunteers are need for a minimum of one full day, but we love to have volunteers help out over multiple days. The work involves working in the tidal marsh (on boardwalks) at SERC to count and measure all of the plants in the experimental plots and working in the lab to sort samples and conduct analyses. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to participate.

Edgewater, MD

7/23/18 8:00 AM +more

Become an Archaeology Volunteer with the Smithsonian Environmental Research Cent

Join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) Archaeology Lab as we excavate two sites on SERC property this summer! Work with scientists and students to excavate sites, preserve artifacts, and collect environmental data to understand the ways that people have changed the land (or not) over the past 200 years. We request that volunteers serve at least one day. No experience is necessary and training will be provided. and small groups. Volunteers may be working outside and some bending and kneeling is required. Potential activities include excavating plots, sieving sediments, and helping to preserve artifacts. For people who wish to become more deeply involved with the program, we offer a research citizen science track, where volunteers will pursue semi-independent research and may even publish their findings in professional journals. This opportunity is only available to people 16+. All volunteer activities occur on Wednesdays on the campus of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, MD.

Edgewater, MD

7/25/18 9:00 AM +more

17th Annual Worldwide Freedom Harvest

On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018, we will have our 17th Annual “Worldwide Freedom Harvest” - held in honor of the victims and heroes of 9/11/2001. Donations of food are needed at the Anne Arundel Co. Food and Resource Bank at 120 Marbury Drive, Crownsville, MD. Items most needed include: cereal, tuna, peanut butter, soup, fruit, and juice. For more information, please contact Margie Englert at 443-433-2416 or email mjenglert95@gmail.com.

Crownsville, MD

9/11/18 10:00 AM

Annual Distribution to Guatemalan Children

Volunteers are needed to help wih our Annual Back-to-School Distribution to Guatemalan Children in Marydel, MD on Saturday, August 11th, 2018. We will distribute clothing, groceries, and school supplies for needy Guatemalan children. This terrific event is a favorite of our volunteers. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Margie Englert at 443-433-2416 or email mjenglert95@gmail.com.

Glen Burnie, MD

8/11/18 9:00 AM

Summer Concert Series

Serve as a greeter, a parking attendant, or a 50/50 raffle attendant for London Town's popular summer concert series on Sundays from July 29 -August 19 from 4:30pm - 7pm (concerts start at 5pm). While the concerts are free, we encourage donations and sell memberships at an entrance table. We ask that you also sign up on our official sign up sheet here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4fabad28a3fd0-summer. PLEASE USE THE SIGNUP GENIUS LINK ABOVE TO VOLUNTEER (not the links below.) Thank you.

Edgewater, MD

8/26/18 4:30 PM +more

29th Annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Volunteer opportunities are available to help with the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival being held at Annapolis City Dock on Sat., September. 29, 2017 from 10:00am-7:00pm. The annual Festival, which raises an awareness of African-American heritage, includes a full day of live music and dance entertainment, food, arts & crafts, and education & community vendors, as well as a children's activity tent. Volunteer duties range from greeting visitors at the welcome tent, selling beverages and merchadise, assisting with vendors, and helping childrenw with arts & crafts. The KKHF also needs volunteers NOW to help the Planning Committee with sponsorship, marketing and promotion of the festival. Volunteers are also needed to help on the day of the event. Two-hour or longer shifts are available. Sign is available at the following link:http://signup.com/go/FLjqzpd . This event is held rain or shine. Questions? Contact the Volunteer Committee at (240) 801-5543, KuntaKinteCelebrations@gmail. com or visit www.kuntakinte.org.

Annapolis, MD

9/29/18 10:00 AM

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