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City of F.C. Announces Spring Volunteer Opportunities

The City of Falls Church announced several volunteer opportunities coming up starting in March and lasting through May, including the Neighborhood Tree Planting and Tree Mulching events, Habitat Restoration and Rain Barrel events.

Organized by the Falls Church Village Preservation and Improvement Society, the next Neighborhood Tree Planting is on Saturday, April 2 at 8:30 a.m. and the next tree mulching is on Saturday, April 23 at 8:30 a.m. For the Neighborhood Tree Planting, volunteers and event organizers will meet at the Macon Ware Masonic Lodge at 411 Little Falls Street and volunteers and organizers will meet in Lincoln Park at 600 Lincoln Avenue for the next Tree Mulching event. To volunteer for either of those events, contact Seth Heminway at 703-389-7360.

Volunteers will restore the local ecosystem by removing invasive vegetation and replanting native species that benefit local birds and butterflies during the City’s Habitat Restoration on March 19 from 10 a.m. – noon. Volunteers should prepare to work outdoors and wear boots or heavy shoes, comfortable clothes and gloves. Registration is required. To register, contact Melissa Teates at 703-538-6961.

Also, volunteers who live in the City of Falls Church are needed to serve on the boards and commissions such as the Architectural Advisory Board, Board of Equilization, Historical Commission, Workforce Investment Board and Long Term Care Coordinating Council. For a full list of board and commission vacancies, visit

For more information or a full list of volunteer opportunities in the City of Falls Church, visit