Start the day Saturday by cleaning our beautiful shoreline and waterways with thousands of other volunteers at the annual
California Coastal Cleanup.
This is my
27th year of sponsoring the Richmond Marina shoreline cleanup, based at Shimada Friendship Park. There are several other clean-up sites in the region. (
End the day celebrating outside in downtown Richmond at the 9th annual Spirit & Soul Festival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with live music, dancing, refreshments, art, and youth activities.
Supervisor Gioia's 27th Annual Coastal Cleanup
9 am - 12 pm, Saturday,
Friendship Park, end of
Marina Bay Pkwy, Richmond
Morning coffee, snacks, supplies.
Please bring gloves, refillable water bottles, and a debris bucket if you have one. Free lunch at noon.
All volunteers are invited to Shimada Friendship Park for a free, healthy lunch at noon.
After cleaning the shore, head to downtown Richmond for a street festival.
1 pm to 5 pm, Saturday, Sept. 16
Where: Macdonald Avenue from Harbour Way to 13th Street, Richmond
More: Live music on 2 stages, food trucks, artisan vendors, family activities