Dakota County Environmental Resources

Green Squad Events - 6.29 - 8.31: Green Squad - Music in the Park


General Description

Relax and enjoy some great music in the beautiful outdoors. Help Dakota County and eventgoers make this a low-waste event by helping sort waste into recycle, compost, and trash bins as well as educate eventgoers on how to properly dispose of their trash and help answer general event questions.


Performance Lineup

  • June 29: UMTG — Hip hop and R&B group; Take the Weekend — Twin Cities rock band
  • July 27: Tropical Zone Orchestra — Caribbean music (salsa, me​rengue and cumbia)
  • Aug. 31: New River Ramblers — Cajun Southwest Louisiana dance music; Blue Dog — original native blues and rock​​



Whitetail Woods Regional Park

17100 Station Trail

Farmington, MN 55044



June 29

July 27

Aug. 31


Time: 4:30 - 7:15 p.m.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help with the event’s waste management
  • Be a friendly and welcoming face to our event goers
  • This opportunity will be outside, so dress accordingly


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 16 or older (if younger, you must be with an adult)
  • Must be a Dakota County Master Recycler/Composter


Minimum Time Commitment

Shifts are 2.75 – 3 hours


Activity Level

Mild - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Comfortable shoes recommended. 


Contact Information

Garrett Zaffke | Community Relations and Volunteer Services Coordinator

Dakota County Communications

1590 Highway 55| Hastings, MN 55033

Direct: (651) 438-4635 | Fax: (651) 438-4405 | Email: garrett.zaffke@co.dakota.mn.us