Friday, April 22, 2016

EARTH DAY ! Celebrate it by recycling !

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  • Alameda--Come celebrate the planet with us Saturday, April 23 at Alameda's Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Washington Park, 740 Central Avenue, Alameda! As part of the celebration, it is our goal to present simple lifestyle changes to help the environment. This year’s theme is “Lighten Up With Healthy Choices” and will cover energy, recycling, health, storm drains, bike safety, and more! Come enjoy the farmer’s market, children’s entertainment, vendor exhibits, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts re-use crafts, bike rodeo and skateboard demonstration and safety tips, and Earth Day games, and learn about building a clean, healthy, sustainable world for generations to come. 2016 Earth Day Flyer
  • Belmont--Belmont is happy to announce this year’s 5th Annual Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon at Twin Pines Park (One Twin Pines Lane Belmont, California 94022). E-waste drop-off, document shredding, and compost give-away. Additionally, Belmont Library will be present to accept gently used books for reuse. Environmentally friendly information, activities, fun, and prizes. Contact Diane Lynn at 650-595-7425 or for more information. 
  • Berkeley--The City of Berkeley, Marina Experience Program presents the Berkeley Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina (Shorebird Park, 160 University Ave. Berkeley) on Saturday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This wonderful free event first happened 79 years ago when the Marina first opened in 1937. The Bay Festival now showcases activities and environmental education that are available here at the Marina and all around the region. Come celebrate the Earth and our Bay by listening to music, eating wonderful food, and enjoying a day by the Bay. Entertainment for all ages.
  • Berkeley--A holistic celebration of Earth Day is the inspiration for the 6th Annual Berkeley Vegan Earth Day Sunday, April 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the David Brower Center (directions). We’ve got dozens of vendors signed up to share their eco-friendly beauty products, conscious fashion lines, sustainable foods, and epic activism. Sit in on any number of our educational and earth-friendly talks, food demos, and panel discussions from doctors, authors, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, attorneys, and more! The program is under new management, Compassionate Living, a nonprofit organization based in Sonoma County. Paid admission required (discounted tickets sold in advance from the website).
  • Big Sur--Members of B-SAGE Big Sur Advocates for a Green Environment are sponsoring a special Earth Day program for young and old alike, Sunday, April 10, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Henry Miller Memorial Library. The program will include music, informational and vendor booths, food, guest speakers, and environmental activities.
  • Castro Valley--Residents are invited to participate in a community cleanup Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon. The Castro Valley Sanitary District has identified four cleanup project sites: Castro Valley Community Park, Cull Canyon Regional Recreation Area, Castro Valley Creek, and Downtown Castro Valley. Cleanup projects get under way at 9 a.m.; participants will be treated to a continental breakfast. In the spirit of waste reduction and community action, CVSan will donate $5 to one of three local charities on behalf of each event volunteer. Select from the list of charities when you register. Separately, a large-item recycling and compost giveaway will operate from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Canyon Middle School. Used mattresses and tires will be accepted for recycling, and residents can drop off up to 10 bankers boxes filled with documents for shredding. Three 1-cubic-yard bags of compost (to Castro Valley residents or business owners only) will be given away while supplies last. 
  • Cupertino--Earth Day & Healthy Communities Festival Saturday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This annual event is held at Cupertino Civic Center, 10300 Torre Ave. For more information, please call the City of Cupertino Sustainability Division at 408-777-3200 or email them
  • East Bay--Volunteers are needed to celebrate Earth Day 2016 at a work party on Saturday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. East Bay Regional Park District is committed to preserve our parklands for present and future generations to enjoy. Coyote Hills Regional Park: Make changes that will conserve, protect, and sustain our planet. Learn about the care of our precious earth. Enjoy family fun while creating your own litter bug craft, view an environmental puppet show (11:40 a.m. and 3:40 p.m.) and play recycling games. Make a difference! Parent participation required. Parking fees apply where charged. Disabled accessible. This is a drop in program; no registration is required. For information, call 510-544-3220.
  • East Bay--Earth Day at Pt. Pinole Saturday, April 16, from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Kick off your Earth Day fun with us at Point Pinole Regional Shoreline. Volunteers are needed to help with shoreline cleanup by removing plastics and other debris harmful to wildlife, the bay and other natural resources. Volunteers will also assist with habitat restoration and creating habitat for native species. Please bring a refillable water bottle, hat, sunscreen, work gloves, and a bucket to pick up trash. Register here
  • El Cerrito--El Cerrito Earth Day Celebration 2016 Saturday, April 16 individuals, families, and groups of volunteers are encouraged to register to volunteer at an Earth Day work party. Past projects include removing invasive plants at Baxter Creek and the Hillside Nature Area, picking up litter along the Ohlone Greenway, tidying parks, and planting street trees. Following the work parties, there will be a volunteer appreciation lunch at the Community Center. You can register to volunteer or lead an Earth Day work party through our online registration form or by downloading the registration form and mailing or dropping it off at the Operations and Environmental Services Division, 10890 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, 94530. 
  • Fremont--Saturday, April 23 Fremont’s annual “Let's Go Green Together” Earth Day celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Washington Hospital’s Conrad E. Anderson, M.D. Auditorium at 2500 Mowry Ave. Meet with eco-friendly experts and learn new ways to go green!
  • Marina--Saturday, April 16 is the 10th Annual Earth Day Marina at Locke-Paddon Park featuring music, kids’ events, educational exhibits, interactive learning booths, and more. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Map
  • Martinez--The boyhood home of naturalist John Muir, a federal historic site, will be the site of the city’s John Muir Birthday–Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, we celebrate John Muir’s April 21st birthday at his former home, along with Earth Day, which brings us closer to knowing our planet and practical ways to help it thrive. Admission and parking are free! Contact the John Muir NHS for more information: 925-228-8860. 
  • Napa--Earth Day: Building Awareness & Inspiring Change celebration will be held Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in downtown Napa. Free games for all ages will be conducted throughout the day. There will be live entertainment for the whole family. Lunch, snacks, beer, and wine will be sold by local providers along with green services and products. Celebrate the spirit of Earth Day. This event is sponsored by The Environmental Education Coalition of Napa County
  • Oakland--Get into the spirit of Earth Day during a midday, midweek Oakland Earth Expo on Wednesday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. hosted by the City of Oakland Public Works Department. The event will be in Frank Ogawa Plaza (14th and Broadway). The free event will feature how-to demonstrations, giveaways, environmental and vendor booths, art exhibits, and local food purveyors.
  • Oakland--Enjoy everything from live animal presentations to hands-on Earth Stations when the Oakland Zoo celebrates Earth Day during a Party for the Planet Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All events are included in the regular zoo admission. There will be educational “Earth stations” featured throughout the zoo grounds, along with exhibits by environmental groups. Other activities include face painting, a giant Earth Ball, animal presentations in the Clorox Wildlife Theater, and entertainment by Trapeze Arts of West Oakland.
  • Pacifica--Do your part to clean up the shoreline and community during the city’s 12th annual Earth Day of Action and EcoFair on Saturday, April 23. Sign up to receive our eNews or peruse our website to get all the details about location, group, and volunteer registrations. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. cleanups, gardening, and habitat restoration at sites throughout the city. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eco Fest at Linda Mar State Beach (south parking lot).
  • Redwood City--The Marine Science Institute hosts its annual Earth Day on the Bay Saturday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Our all-day event is meant to provide fun, safe, and special memories for the whole family that will foster and grow cherished connections between your family and the San Francisco Bay. We’ve made sure to bundle as much wonder, fun, and knowledge into a single day as possible! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see our beautiful bay and many of the animals that call it home! MSI’s exclusive combination of music, mud, and sea creatures makes Earth Day an enjoyable, educational time for all! Admission is free! Map
  • San Francisco--Earth Day SF 2016 celebration Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Earth Day SF will be changing its location to one of the most vibrant, culturally diverse and hippest neighborhoods in the city: the Mission! We have all of 22nd Street from Mission to Valencia and Bartlett to bring the community together for a day of celebration, eco-activism and everything green, fun, and sustainable. This 45th anniversary event will feature inspirational speakers from the green movement, Hands on DIY and art projects for all ages, spectacular eco fashion shows, a clean energy and electric vehicle showcase, a holistic wellness area, three stages of amazing music and performance, our eco-kid zone, scores of proactive green nonprofits, Earth-friendly product exhibitors, and more!
  • San Jose--Learn what you can do to promote a healthy planet at the annual Earth Day San Jose 2016 event, Thursday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. at San Jose State University’s Tower Lawn. More information regarding vendor registration and event details to follow. for questions or concerns.
  • Santa Clara--A combined Earth Day/Arbor Day celebration is planned for Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Central Park 909 Kiely Blvd, Santa Clara, 95051 (Map). This free, family-friendly event will mark the 29th year the National Arbor Day Foundation presents the City of Santa Clara with a Tree City USA award to recognize our tree program. City staff invites the community to engage in environmental education for a healthy lifestyle and a healthy planet through the festivities. Bookmark this webpage to check back for updates!
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