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Do you see profound possibilities in mundane things? Do good and indulge your creative side at the same time at the “Trash to Art” contest Saturday at Chapman State Park in Indian Head.

The 25th annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup is April 6, encompassing sites in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. As a participating group, Friends of Chapman State Park is looking for help cleaning up a stretch of the Potomac River.

But they’ve taken it further, challenging volunteers to make art from what they find, then submit it to the scrutiny of three local artists serving as judges.

Beach cleanup will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bring a bag lunch to eat afterward, or donate to the Friends in exchange for a hot dog. Art creation begins at 12:15 p.m., and judging begins at 2 p.m. Winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m.

The park is at 3452 Ferry Place, off Indian Head Highway. For more information, call 240-765-5192, email, or go to