Earth Day is officially Wednesday, April 22, with events through the week. From creek and shoreline cleanups, to neighborhood block parties, West County is home to a variety of Earth Day festivities this year.
Take a look:
When: Saturday, April 18
9 am to 1:30 pm - Pre-register online at www.el-cerrito.org (search Earth Day) or on Saturday morning at the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito. Return to the community center for free lunch at noon.
8:30 am to noon - Meet at Pt. Isabel. Free refreshments.
: 510-215-4350, or via
For more: call 1.888.EBPARKS (888-327-2757) option 2, or email email@example.com
When: Wednesday, April 22
- Richmond: Veolia Water Shoreline Cleanup at Miller Knox Regional Park
9 am to 12:30 pm - Meet at Miller Knox Regional Park to clean shoreline. Free lunch and refreshments.
For more: Juliana Gonzales or at 510-224-4085 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
When: Saturday, April 25
- El Sobrante - SPAWNERS Creek Cleanup, Family Fun, "Water Bug Team" event
9 am to 12:30 pm - Meet behind the El Sobrante Library, 4191 Appian Way.
Cleaning Wildcat Creek; tree planting, arts & crafts. Free breakfast and lunch.
For more: Femke Oldham, Femke@thewatershedproject.org More on Water Bug's, email@example.com
- North Richmond Community Block Party, Creek Cleanup
9 am to 2 pm - Meet at Verde Elementary School, 2000 Giaramita Street. Creek cleanup, art activities, garden projects, ZUMBA, music, dancing and more. Free refreshments.
For more: Block Party, C. Sequoia Erasmus, 925-313-6764
Creek Cleanup: Juliana Gonzales or at 510-224-4085