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Walker Nature Center Spring Festival Coming Up May 6; Volunteers Needed

by RestonNow.com April 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm 3 Comments

The annual Spring Festival is coming soon to the Walker Nature Center (11450 Glade Drive), and volunteers are needed to help manage the day’s festivities.

The free event is slated for 1-5 p.m. Saturday, May 6. It will feature entertainment, live animals, craft-making for kids, displays and information from local environmental groups, canoeing and kayaking on Lake Audubon, fishing, a native plant sale by Nature by Design, and more.

Entertainment, sponsored by Reston Community Center, will include shows by The Goodlife Theater, Mad Science and Wildlife Ambassadors. Acoustic music will also be provided by The Stewart Sisters, Song Garden and Hickory Grove.

Attendees are encouraged to park along Glade and Soapstone drives, or at Glade Pool.

Volunteers, ages 13 and up, are needed for 2 1/2-hour shifts during the day. Tasks will include working the registration table, performing as a mascot, selling concessions, helping with crafts and more. For more information and to receive a volunteer application, contact Ha Brock, Reston Association volunteer supervisor, at [email protected] or 703-435-7986.

File photo of 2016 Spring Festival courtesy Volunteer Reston

  • Mike M

    Oh, man! Where can I get a pileated woodpecker suit like that?

    • Jenny Gibbers

      I have workshop coming up where you can learn how to make one. My designs rely on a snug fit to ease take off and landings, you may want to look into one of my weight loss programs also.

      Updates pending.

      • Mike M

        I am Ok for weight loss. But anything to make competitive woodpecker sounds, both cawing and hammering? Maybe, just maybe I don’t have to wait for my next life!

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