Volunteer for Feet to the Fire!

Screen Shot 2016-04-20 at 10.59.00 AMCalling all volunteers for Feet to the Fire: Riverfront Encounter

Saturday May 7, 2016!  

Middletown’s annual eco-arts festival needs you! The festival will be held at Harbor Park from 12-5 on Saturday May 7th (but volunteer shifts start as early as 8 a.m.).  Our Facebook Event describes some of the highlights of the day — from main stage bands, to workshops, commissioned artworks, performances, environmental exhibitors, a craft fair, a video installation in the Harbor Park tunnel, food trucks, and lots of fun activities for kids. We are expecting 4,000 people if the weather is good — it’s going to be a blast. 
What’s in it for me? A free Riverfront Encounter t-shirt! And a chance to meet other volunteers and feel great about helping make this community event a big success. 
When do you need volunteers, and what will I be doing? Shifts start at 8 a.m. and continue till 7:00 p.m.. In the form below, you can choose a time slot that works for you. We need a lot of volunteers for the morning shift (setting up tables, chairs, and signs, and helping participants load in). Late afternoon/evening volunteers will help break down and clean up. Between 11 and 5:30, volunteers will be helping as needed — at water stations, information booths, stages, and more.

To volunteer, fill it out this Google Form.


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.