ACE Events and Volunteer Opportunities

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2018 Events


40th ACE Annual Meeting

Community Engagement for Our Environment40th ACE Annual Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 14
Time: 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Navy League, 2300 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

With the United States out of the Paris Climate agreement and the dismantling of the Clean Power Plan, local action for environmental protection is more important than ever. Arlington County has been a national leader in sustainability, but what opportunities for local action are on the horizon for the future?

Speakers will include Katie Cristol, Arlington County Board Chair, Stewart Schwartz, Executive Director of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, and Joel Paque, Senior Policy Advisor for the Global Cities Program at The Nature Conservancy. The meeting will also include a very special announcement by ACE, an overview of ACE’s programming for 2018, the election of the ACE board of directors, and light refreshments.

Register online. 


Potomac Watershed Cleanup

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018Potomac Watershed Cleanup
Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: North Glebe Road & Chain Bridge Road, Arlington, VA 22207

Celebrate your appreciation for our greatest watershed by joining fellow ACE volunteers and community members in cleaning up trash and debris from the shores of the Potomac River. Help keep one of Arlington’s favorite watershed areas trash free! Families, individuals, and groups are welcome.

Register online


Save the Date for Upcoming Events 

Earth Day Cleanup by Bike

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Sushi Zen Fundraiser

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: Sushi Zen, 2427 N. Harrison Street, Arlington, VA 22207

Green Home and Garden Tour

Date: Sunday, June 3, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Rain Barrel Workshop

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Summer Solstice Celebration

Date: Friday, June 22, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: Potomac Overlook Regional Park

ACE at The Arlington County Fair

Date: Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

International Coastal Cleanup

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

ACE Movie Night

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Native Seed Collection

Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Phoenix Bikes Fun Ride

Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities



Please also consider getting involved with the Adopt-a-Street program through which you can help to keep your community clean by supporting litter control on a section of an Arlington Street. Learn more about how you can Adopt-a-Street through Arlington County.