Annual River Cleanup - Saturday, September 14

09/14/2019 9:00 am
09/14/2019 9:00 am
33rd Annual River Cleanup
Saturday September 14, 2019
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.

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: 2 School Street, enter by the small white building as entrance off Concord St. is closed in Saxonville (Framingham).
Marlborough/Hudson/Stow: Reasons to be Cheerful (formerly Hudson Creamery) at 418 Main Street (Rt. 62) in Hudson.
Maynard: Tobin Park , end of the parking lot behind CVS. Please bring branch saws and pruners if you have them.
Acton: Contact the OARS office.
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.
We will provide cotton work gloves, bags, some buckets and limited boats. 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.

Thank you to our generous 2019 sponsors!

E Ink Corporation, Epsilon Associates, Haartz Corporation, Hudson Mill LLC, J.M. Coull, Lythrum Farm, US Environmental Rental, Acton Hydro Company, Avidia Bank, Concord Acton Industrial Park, Erickson's Dairy, E.T. & L. Corp., Family Federal Savings Bank, Hands-on Construction, H.H. Warren Insurance Agency, Nashoba Brook Bakery, O'Reilly Talbot Okun, and St. Mary's Credit Union

In-kind donations from:
Acton: Ace Hardware, Acton Natural Resources Department, Donelan’s Supermarket, Papa Gino’s, Sorrento's Brick Oven Pizzeria, Stop & Shop; strong>Billerica Supreme House of Pizza, Town of Billerica DPW; Concord: Concord Highway Department, Concord/Littleton Lumber, Dino’s Pizza, New London Pizza; Framingham: Framingham DPW, Liberty Famous Pizza; Hudson: Nashoba Blue, Rail Trail Flatbread Co., Stop & Shop, T.C. Lando's Pizzeria, Town of Hudson DPW; Marlborough: Bertucci's at Solomon Pond Mall, Home Depot, Marlborough DPW, Papa Gino’s; Maynard:Maynard House of Pizza, Pizza Express, Town of Maynard DPW; Northborough: Monti's Pizza, Town of Northborough DPW; Stow: Shaws Supermarket, Stow Highway Department; Sudbury: Papa Gino’s, Sudbury DPW; Wayland:Donelan’s, Stop & Shop, Wayland DPW; Westborough: Uno’s Pizza, Bertucci’s, Town of Westborough DPW; Other: B-P Trucking