Space Day & Passport DC

Addicted to the awesome feeling that follows a great day of volunteering?  Well don’t worry because we’ve got more!  Check out these two events on Saturday, May 3rd:

Space Day – National Air & Space Museumsmithsonian

The National Air and Space Museum in downtown Washington DC will be celebrating Space Day on Saturday May 3rd from 10 am – 3 pm.   On that day we will be exploring
the Space – Earth connection: much of what we know about the Earth comes from observations made in space. Click here or email by 5 pm on Wednesday April 30.

*All volunteers must be 16 years old or older, as per the Museum’s liability insurance.

Passport DC Around the World Embassy Tour 



Around the World Embassy Tour features more than 30 embassies opening their doors to DC residents and visitors on Saturday, May 3, 10am – 4pm (AM and PM shifts available). Each embassy presents various aspects of cultural heritage including food, art, dance, fashion, and music. Information booths at Dupont Circle and Van Ness are hubs for activity where volunteers help participants get around to embassies throughout the day.

Parade Viewing Party

Spring finally arrived and it is beautiful!  Thank you to everyone that supported us during the 2014 Festival which celebrated “Step Into Spring”.


And now we want to share our appreciation with you!

Please join us for a
Parade Viewing Party & Volunteer Appreciation Event
Thursday, May 8th from 6-8pm

This event is being hosted at
4100 Wisconsin Ave NW, DC 20016 – 4th Floor
(near Tenleytown Metro, red line)

Complimentary food & beverage will be provided, along with some fun giveaways.
All attendees must register for this free event.
Please RSVP here:

This event is for active volunteers only.
Guests are only allowed if they would like to volunteer at this event
and must email Ruby directly.  


Fireworks Festival is Almost Here!

Washington-DC-Fireworks-photo-via-kidventurous.com_The SW Waterfront Fireworks Festival is
Saturday, April 6th 
Complete with performances on three stages all day, kids activity zone, beer garden, food truck rally, marketplace
and a Carefree-Boats-1-600x440fireworks finale at 8:30pm.

We still need help for the evening shift so if you are free from 4pm-9pm, please sign up and come join us!  Or, bring your friends and family and enjoy it from the guest perspective!



Red Porch Seats 3Festival Appreciation Event:
We have Nats Tickets April 9th (7pm)!  First come, first serve but with two caveats.  1st, if you reserve a ticket, you have to come! Tickets are limited so don’t take away a fun opportunity from someone else.  2nd, show your support and rock your Pink!  To reserve your tickets, sign up directly through the Volunteer Calendar.


 National Cherry Blossom Online Auction


OnlineAuction2We have an online auction with great prizes!  Please check it out and help spread the word because it is all for a good cause!  Proceeds go to the our non-profit organization which hosts the wonderful events you know so well.  We also contribute to city beautification projects year round, tree plantings, and more.  is still open and we need your help to spread the word!  Plus, there is some really cool items on there that you might want to bid on.  Proceeds from the auction, along with your help, allow us to produce these awesome events that are largely free to the public.

Click here for the Online Silent Auction

Parade TweetyParade Volunteers!!! 

There are still fun positions open so sign up now to be part of the Parade on April 12th!
You could be cast in the band of jazz-flute-playing-Ron-Burgundys and walk with Baxter (friend of the bears)!  Positions also include ushers, ticket hawkers, crowd control and event logistics. Big Deal Ron Burgundy

Parade Orientation Webinar
April 8th at 12pm

Instead of dragging you to another boring meeting, you can just log in!
Dont worry if you miss it because the orientation will be posted for you to review any time!

How to use a Webinar:

1. Click to start and join at the specified time and date:

2. Choose one of the following audio options:

When the Webinar begins, you will be connected to audio using your computer’s microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.
— OR —
If you prefer to use your phone, you must select “Use Telephone” after joining the webinar and call in using the numbers below.
United States
Long Distance: +1 (702) 489-0004
Access Code: 240-665-707
Audio PIN: Shown after joining the webinar

Still confused?  Please direct all webinar related questions to Parade Volunteer Guru, Laura MacFie:  202-298-6970 or


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