Tag: East Bay Regional Park District

Park It by Ned MacKay: Lots to do in regional parks

Park It by Ned MacKay: Lots to do in regional parks

| July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the summer season reaches its peak, there’s lots to see and do in all of the East Bay Regional Parks. For instance, original work by local artists will be showcased in an exhibit from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays July 13, 14, 20 and 21 at Big Break Regional Shoreline […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Summer is here

Park It by Ned MacKay: Summer is here

| June 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Astronomically at least, the solstice is the first day of summer. It’s the longest day of the year, when the sun reaches its highest elevation in the northern hemisphere. This year it’s on Friday, June 21. The naturalists at Big Break Regional Shoreline in Oakley will celebrate it with a sunset walk from 7:30 to […]

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Park It: Sand castle contest

| June 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks District Towers of sand will rise from the strand during the annual Sand Castle and Sculpture Contest at Crown Beach in Alameda, a perennial family-friendly favorite. This year it’s on Saturday, June 8. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at the beach house near the Crown Beach entrance at […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Memorial Day in the parks

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Five of the East Bay Regional Parks plan special activities on Monday, May 27 in celebration of Memorial Day, the national holiday that honors those who died in service to the United States. Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont will host an admission-free day of fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can help with […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Volunteer at Crab Cove

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The East Bay Regional Park District always welcomes volunteers to help with its wildlife preservation and habitat enhancement programs. There’s a good opportunity coming up on Sunday, May 19 at Crab Cove Visitor Center in Alameda. It’s a work session from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to help prepare the center’s butterfly and native plant […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Volunteer at Crab Cove

Park It by Ned MacKay: Volunteer at Crab Cove

| May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The East Bay Regional Park District always welcomes volunteers to help with its wildlife preservation and habitat enhancement programs. There’s a good opportunity coming up on Sunday, May 19 at Crab Cove Visitor Center in Alameda. It’s a work session from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to help prepare the center’s butterfly and native plant […]

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Park It: Mother’s Day at EBRP

Park It: Mother’s Day at EBRP

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks District Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12, and several East Bay Regional Parks will observe it with programs celebrating moms, both human and animal. At Crab Cove Visitor Center in Alameda, naturalist Michael Charnofsky will lead a program from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Mother’s Day. It’s […]

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Park It: May Day Celebration

| April 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks The rites of spring will be celebrated in style during May Day open house, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 5 at the Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley. Festivities will include maypoles, bubble blowing and spring-themed crafts for the whole family. The Berkeley Morris Dancers […]

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Park It: Bioblitz

| April 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks The East Bay Regional Park District is looking for volunteers who would like to become community scientists for the day on Sunday, April 28, documenting biodiversity in any of three regional parklands. Two of the “bioblitz” programs will be led by naturalist Trent Pearce. One is from 10 a.m. […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Earth Day activities

Park It by Ned MacKay: Earth Day activities

| April 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Earth Day, celebrated annually since the first one in 1970, has become a global event of rededication to protection and preservation of our planet’s environment. Several events will herald Earth Day in the East Bay Regional Parks. One is at Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont, where “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” is the theme of […]

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