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REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Auburn’s ‘Clean Sweep’ this Saturday, April 20


REMINDER: Volunteers are needed to register to help at Auburn’s Clean Sweep, in celebration of Earth Day, this Saturday April 20, 2024, from 9 a.m. – Noon.

Volunteer groups will work on general clean-up, landscaping, planting, weeding, litter pick-up and other projects at various parks, trails and other public sites around Auburn.


Volunteers must register in advance either online here or by downloading the PDF and sending to Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation.

Everyone is welcome to join in the fun! We invite service clubs, social service agencies, faith-based groups, scouting troops, businesses, families, and individuals to come out for the day, work together on some beautification projects, and celebrate Auburn.

Individuals and groups can either choose to participate in a specific project or we can assign you to the project that is in need of the most volunteer support.

Volunteers will be asked to bring tools based on their volunteer assignment (determined once registered), gardening or work gloves. Participants are encouraged to wear t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, or other clothing that identifies their group.


The morning agenda for Saturday, April 20 is as follows:

  • 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. – Optional Welcome Breakfast – Auburn Community & Events Center
  • 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.. – Check in at project location – emailed in advance
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Volunteers commence project tasks

Volunteers must register in advance by Wednesday, April 17, 2023.

Register online via the City’s website or download registration form and return the form by mail or fax. All individuals will be required to sign a waiver.


Many thanks for any support you can provide.

For additional information about volunteer recruitment, call 253-931-3043 or email

No plastic water bottles

In support of‘s mission to reduce plastic waste, the City of Auburn’s Clean Sweep event will not be providing plastic water bottles to volunteers. We ask that you please plan accordingly and bring you own source of water.

We thank you in support of our efforts to reduce plastic waste.

Tool Collection

New this year, South King Tool Library will be at Game Farm Park from 9 AM – 12 PM collecting tool donations. They can take any manual or power handheld tools that are in working condition.

For a list what tools they can and cannot take, please visit the Clean Sweep event page. For questions about tool donations, please contact South King Tool Library at

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