Calendar of Events

Every Tuesday, 10 AM - noon: Weekday Weed Warriors

Join Friends of Five Creeks Weekday Weed Warriors, 10 am - noon, followed by coffee and chat. Meet at varied East Bay restoration areas -- including others' projects -- for a couple of hours' outdoor work, followed by coffee. Email f5creeks@gmail.com to be notified of locations.

Sept. 14 (Sun.): Join us at the Solano Stroll! Look for our table near the Oaks Theater. Great game for kids!

Sept. 20 (Sat.), 10 AM - noon: Coastal Cleanup on Cerrito Creek
Join F5C and El Cerrito Green Teams picking up trash along the creek and in surrounding areas, where it will wash to the creek when rains start. Meet at El Cerrito's Creekside Park, south end of Belmont Street. Map here

Sept. 25 (Thurs.), 9-11 AM:  The Ever-Changing Albany Bulb -- Walk for Ages 50+

Walkers age 50+: Meet at 9 AM at the "big bird" sculpture at the west end of Buchanan (10-minute walk from AC Transit 25) for an easy exploration of the debris-built Albany Bulb peninsula with Ranger Bob Flasher. Discover the latest changes in art and nature! Bring water and sun protection.  Information: rangerdude333@hotmail.com. Co-sponsored with Albany Senior Center.

Oct. 14 (Tues.), 7 PM - 9 PM. Bay Currents talk: Extreme Adaptation: The Bay Area Adapts to Climate Change

Our free Bay Currents talks on nature and the environment, with an emphasis on positive solution, have moved move to a new night -- second Tuesdays -- and a new, larger venue: the beautiful parish hall at St. Albans Church, 1501 Washington at Curtis, Albany (one block north of Solano).  Refreshments 7 PM, talks begin at 7:30 PM. Full fall schedule here.

For October: The Bay Area, with its history of environmental  leadership, is not standing idly by in the face of  drought and climate change. Kathleen M. Wong and Ariel Rubissow Okamoto, authors of  Natural History of San Francisco Bay, inspire with  examples of how scientists, local communities, and  ordinary people are striving to ensure that San  Francisco Bay and its watershed remain healthy for  people and wildlife – from research to restoring  wetlands to resolving conflicts.

Oct. 18 (Sat.), 9 AM - noon. F5C and Albany Parks Volunteers partner to work along Cerrito Creek.

Join F5C and Albany Parks Volunteers working along Cerrito Creek at the foot of Albany Hill. Meet at El Cerrito's Creekside Park, south end of Santa Clara Ave., El Cerrito.
We host many volunteer work parties for youth, company, religious, and other groups, on their schedule. Contact us for information.

For volunteer opportunities and nature-oriented events Bay-wide, including a clickable map of volunteer opportunities, see the Bay Nature Calendar.

Oct. 14 (Tues.), 7 PM - 9 PM. Bay Currents talk: Extreme Adaptation: The Bay Area Copes with Climate Change

Our free Bay Currents talks on nature and the environment, with an emphasis on positive solution, have moved to a new night -- second Tuesdays -- and a new, larger venue: the beautiful parish hall at St. Albans Church, 1501 Washington at Curtis, Albany (one block north of Solano).  Refreshments 7 PM, talks begin at 7:30 PM. Full fall schedule here.