Annual River Cleanup - Saturday, September 15

09/15/2018 9:00 am
09/15/2018 9:00 am
32nd Annual River Cleanup
Saturday September 15, 2018
9:00am - noon

Make a difference in your community!
Join us along the Assabet, Sudbury and Concord Rivers for a morning of rewarding work with friendly people, followed by pizza celebrations along the rivers! The cleanup takes place rain or shine. Cleanup meeting locations are listed below.

Signing up in advance helps us to plan and have enough supplies for everyone. To signup, contact the OARS office at 978-369-3956 or email.

Cleanup meeting locations:
Northborough and Westborough: Ellsworth McAfee Park on Rt. 135 in Northborough.
Framingham/Sudbury/Wayland: POSTPONED to Saturday, Oct. 13 because of high water levels.
Marlborough/Hudson/Stow:
Hudson Creamery at 418 Main Street (Rt. 62) in Hudson.
Maynard: Millpond parking lot at Mill & Main off Main Street.
Acton: CANCELED. The rivers is high and moving very swiftly.
Concord: Concord Park Assisted Living parking lot at 68 Commonwealth Ave, W. Concord
Billerica: Contribution Park, ~306 Boston Road (Brown's Corner), North Billerica

Volunteers should wear long pants and shoes that can get wet and dirty. Bring work gloves if you have them.
If you can bring a canoe or can help with transporting a canoe, please let us know.

Help get the word out. Download OARS Cleanup Flyer to post at your work, school, favorite coffee shop, gym, etc.

Can't join us - you can still help! Your tax-deductible contribution will help defray the cost of our efforts to restore the health of our three rivers. Donate to our River Cleanup Fund.

Read about last year's cleanup.