Oregon Hill, Randolph, and Uptown Neighborhood Litter Cleanup Scheduled For February 17th

RVA Clean Sweep is organizing an area clean up and litter pickup on Saturday, February 17 from 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Volunteers are meeting at Clark Springs Elementary (1101 Dance Street).

From FaceBook event page:

• What we’ll do
Clean Sweep is partnering with the Capital District of Circle K International for this three neighborhood cleanup. They are provide a larger group of volunteers and we need a handful of local residents to help guide the volunteers through the neighborhoods. Oregon Hill: Idlewood, Cumberland, Belvidere
Randolph: Idlewood, Allen, Harrison/Colorado
Uptown: Parkwood from Harrison to Meadow then back down Grayland

• What to bring
Please bring water bottle and wear layers.

• Important to know
There will be staged drop off points through the cleanup area. Details will be provided the day of.

RVA EFF Extended

Usually today is the last day of the RVA Environmental Film Festival. The Virginia Environmental Film Contest entries and winners will be screened at the Byrd Theatre this afternoon (along with two excellent features).

However the festival keeps growing and there are at three events next week that extend the film festival. So, tomorrow night, come enjoy short films and a filmmakers’ forum at the VCU Grace Street Theater.

For the full schedule, go to www.rvaeff.org. As always, these events are free and open to the public.