eUpdate - April 10, 2019

Lots of opportunities to work and play on Earth Day 2019!

Earth Day is Monday  April 22, with many events and activities planned for West County.

Most events will be held on Saturday April 20, with the exception of El Cerrito, which is holding its Earth Day work parties on April 13. See details below.

This is a great way to contribute to meaningful environmental projects and have fun, helping our community with our friends and neighbors. 

I hope you'll join me at one of these events.
Saturday April 13 

El Cerrito:  Earth Day Celebration
What: Variety of community-wide work
projects, free lunch
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Lunch at noon. 
Where: Starting at 9 a.m. list of work sites available at El Cerrito
For more  Email or 510-559-7686 

Saturday, April 20

WhatCreek and swale cleanups, park beautification, petting zoo, music, art, food.
Time: Cleanup: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.;  Celebration: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Creek Clean-up:  Verde Elementary School, 2000 Giaramita St.
Swale Cleanup, North Richmond Farm, 323 Brookside Drive 
Shields-Reid Park Beautification and Celebration: 1410 Kelsey Street 
For more: Tania Pulido at or 510-221-2529 or 

Richmond: Groundwork Richmond and Richmond Main Street Earth Day tree planting, speakers 
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Where: Meet at the corner of Macdonald Ave. and 12th St. 
For more: 510-847-8431 0r 510-827-6355. 

What: San Pablo Creek clean-up, children's activities, info booths, light breakfast, lunch
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Where: Elk's Lodge,  3931 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante 
For more:  Helen Fitanides at or 510-665-3538. 

What: Clean-up, restoration activities; free lunch 
Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Giant Road staging area, 5551 Giant Road, Richmond '
For more: Check East Bay Regional Park website for details.
Event fliers below: 

John Gioia
Supervisor, District One 
Contra Costa County 
11780 San Pablo Avenue, Suite D 
El Cerrito, CA  94530 
510-231-8686 Phone