Two fun events in nearby neighborhoods

Rhode Island Ave NE Cleanup & Cross-border Celebration

Saturday, September 8th


On Sept. 8, Mount Rainier volunteers are working across Eastern Ave with the Friends of Rhode Island Ave (FoRIA) to clean up our mutual main street. Mount Rainier volunteers will meet at 10am at the Bunker Hill Fire Station. FoRIA volunteers will meet at 10am at South Dakota Ave. Both groups will pick up litter along Rhode Island before coming together at the corner of Eastern Ave and Rhode Island Ave at noon for a cross-border celebration.

Come to the clean up or the celebration, or come to both!

10am-noon – Clean up along Rhode Island Ave starting at Bunker Hill Fire Station and working toward Eastern Ave
12-2pm – celebration at the corner of Eastern & Rhode Island with food trucks, live music, and friends!

For more info, contact Brent Bolin at BrentCBolin(at)




Riverdale Park Cares / Help the Homeless

Saturday, September 15th

Know someone who needs help?  Do you have a neighbor or friend who is struggling in this tough economy? Are you dealing with unemployment, housing, or money problems yourself?


Come to the Riverdale Park Cares event!  Community Forklift will join more than 20 organizations, congregations and businesses to offer information about local community, social and family programs that might be able to help you. The event will be very family-friendly with playground equipment, a moon bounce and a luncheon.  It will be held at Riverside Park off of Taylor Rd. Riverdale MD 20737.


This is going to be a great event benefitting members of our communities and Community Crisis Services Inc’s Warm Nights Hypothermia Shelter Program. For more info, visit the Riverdale Park Cares Help The Homeless Event on Facebook.  For volunteer opportunities or to donate, please email BillL(at) We appreciate all of your support!