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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 by Ned MacKay: Volunteer at Crab Cove

| May 12, 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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Park It by Ned Mackay: Sunol Wildflower Festival

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wildflower walks, live entertainment and lots of nature-themed activities are all on the program for the Spring Wildflower Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County. Sunol is one of the best places in the East Bay Regional Parks to see spring wildflowers. […]

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Park It: Scottish Fair

Park It: Scottish Fair

| March 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

By EDWARD MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks The pipes are calling and Scots will gather on Saturday, April 6 at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., it’s a full day of celebrating things Scottish, including bagpipe music, Scottish dancing, homemade crafts, historic re-enactments, […]

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