Apr 19 2018

Earth Day: Saturday, April 21

 Where to Participate

Historic Oakland City Stables  The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is hosting 60 projects for Earth Day in honor of 60 years of SCA!  Join SCA in Oakland to help restore the historic Oakland City Stables. The Oakland City Stables, managed by Diamond Equine Services, offers 7 acres of public green space in the Oakland Hills. The Stables provide a range of programming to the Bay Area community and encompasses historic and cultural resources. Volunteers will help to preserve this historic area through land restoration:through tasks such as weed pulling and invasive removal.  Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.  The event will take place rain or shine so please dress for the weather!SCA will supply coffee and snacks for volunteers as well as work gloves and all project supplies. Volunteers will also receive SCA ConSERVE t-shirts.  QUESTIONS: Contact events@thesca.org or 1-888-SCA-EVENTS.

Saturday, April 21st, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm    Oakland City Stables, 13560 Skyline Blvd, Oakland, CA 94619. Please drive cautiously at the speed limit of 5 mph to prevent startling the horses on site. Carpooling is also encouraged!

2018 City of Alameda Earth Day Festival: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 21, Washington park, 740 Central Avenue. Activities for kids, Earth Day games, exhibits and bike-powered spin art machine. https://bit.ly/2GYSy3q. Coastal clean-up: 8:30-10 a.m. Crown Memorial State Beach, Crab Cove Visitors Center. Registration required: https://bit.ly/2GUvEKu

John Muir Birthday at John Muir National Historic Site– Earth Day Celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 21, John Muir National Historic Site, 4202 Alhambra Ave., Martinez. Music, recycled fashion show, silent auctions, and more. 925-228-8860, https://bit.ly/2F3NWeH

Earth Day San Francisco: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. April 21, Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco. Celebrate the 49th year of Earth Day and the 100th anniversary of the Save the Redwoods League. Live bands, DJs, speakers, dance and performances, fashion show, chef zone and eco demo. Free. http://www.earthdaystreetfest.org/


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