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Posted on: May 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Things to Do & Know! May 29 Edition

Groovin’ by the Bay Litter- Free Event Cleanups, June 2 – September 1, Sundays, 5pm – 8pm, Buckroe Beach Park, 100 S 1st St, Hampton. Need volunteers, one site coordinator and 3 - 4 volunteers for each Sunday evening throughout the summer. Contact Cynthia at for more information. Sign up for all the evenings or just one or two! And if you’re a participant in Groovin’ by the Bay, please remember to use the trash cans and properly dispose of cigarette butts!

Clean the Bay Day, various locations, June 1, 9am – 12pm. Need site captains and volunteers. Contact Cris at or 727-1158 for more information.

Litter & Recycling Awareness Committee Meeting, Mama Rosa’s Restaurant, June 6, 11:30am. For more information: or 727-1130.

YARDS Contest Nominations: Do you know of a beautiful yard you think should be Yard of the Month? Nominate your favorite yards at YARDS yards are beautiful, good for the environment, and good for their neighborhood. For more information, For more information and for online resources, go to Next YARDS Judging day is June 10, so get those nominations in today!

Recycle Wrong?: Here’s your checklist – DO NOT put these items in your recycling container!

  • plastic bags (take them to a grocery store)
  • coat hangers (donate them to a charity)
  • baby diapers (put them in the GARBAGE)
  • yard waste (bag in clear bags and set at curbside for composting pickup)

Community Cleanup, Wingfield Drive, June 21, 9am. Sign up at (will receive a reminder the week of June 17).

Litter & Recycling Awareness, June 6, Mama Rosa’s Restaurant, 617 E Mercury Blvd, 11:30am. For more info, or 727-1130

Clean City Commission Meeting, June 11, HCCC Office, 1296 Thomas Street, 3:30pm. For more info contact or call 727-1130.

Check Out & Clean Up! Did you know you could check out cleanup equipment from our libraries? You can clean up your street, your neighborhood, or a nearby park! Yes, you CAN! Try it out!

Bee Fest! June 15, Buckroe Beach Farmers Market, 9am – 1pm. Learn about our native bees and other pollinators. Wear a costume to the Clean City Commission table and get a prize! For more information, or 727-1130

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