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Earth Day 2019

  • Hollin Meadows Elementary School 2310 Nordok Place Alexandria, VA, 22306 United States (map)


9:00am - 2:00pm

Volunteer Opportunities for all ages and abilities begin at 9:00 am and last throughout the event! Please dress comfortably for working outside and bring work gloves and gardening tools if you have them! Children should dress in something you’d be comfortable getting paint on!

To Sign Up for Volunteer Spots, Please do so on the PTA Website or email Nancy Engler at

Earth Day Exhibits from Hollin Meadows Elementary School Students and the community will be informational and interactive. Exhibitors include:

The Hollin Meadows Partnership - Wheelie Good Smoothie Bike!
Pedal your way to a delicious and healthy treat that fuels you and is fueled BY you! (begins at 10:30)

Mr. Rivera’s Fifth Grade Class - Introduction to Compost

Mrs. McVeigh’s Fourth Grade Class - Organic Plant Sale

Hollin Meadows Elementary School Bake Sale

Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture

INOVA Healthy Plate Club

HMES Alumni Face-Painters

Travis Manion Foundation

9:15am - 9:45am

Opening Ceremony - Principal Gates will kick off the day by welcoming everyone and dedicating the beautiful new Library to long-time HMES employee Linda Carter.

11:30am - 1:30pm

Cookout Lunch will be available to all volunteers and guests.

This is a FREE Community Event! Proceeds from the Plant Sale and Bake Sale will be used to support the Outdoor Education Program at Hollin Meadows Elementary School!