Calendar of Events

Every Tuesday, 10 AM - noon: Weekday Weed Warriors

Join Friends of Five Creeks Weekday Weed Warriors, 10 am - noon at varied East Bay restoration areas -- including others' projects -- for a couple of hours' outdoor work. Email f5creeks@gmail.com or sign up here to be notified of locations.

July 4 (Sat.) Visit our table at El Cerrito's World One Independence Day Celebration, 10 AM - 6 PM in Cerrito Vista Park, Pomona at Moeser!

July 16 (Thurs.) 9 AM - 11 PM Elegant Thousand Oaks Path walk for ages 50+

Join F5C Vice President Shirley Jowell on a gentle to moderate exploration of old paths and steps, alleyways, and bits of creek. Meet at Peets Coffee, 1825 Solano Ave. (at Colusa; AC Transit 18). Co-sponsored with Albany Senior Center. Info: sjowell@sbcglobal.net.

July 23 (Thurs.), 10 AM - noon: Walk to map invasives

Join us in another small-group program of easy, beautiful walks mapping invasives in Tilden Regional Park, using CalFlora's cell-phone apps. To RSVP, for information, or if you want to use your cell phone, please email f5creeks@gmail.com.

July 24 (Friday), 7:30 PM - ?? Moth night" adventure in the beautiful Hillside Natural Area!

For International Moth Week, help us discover magical nighttime denizens of El Cerrito's amazing, 100-acre urban oasis, with Eddie Dunbar of the California Insect Sciences Museum! Meet at the Schmidt Lane entrance (map here) We'll enjoy a light potluck, take a nature walk as it gets dark, and then safety catch and release moths. All ages welcome! Bring finger food for the potluck (or come later) anda flashlight. Dress in layers; wear closed-toed shoes with good traction. For more information, email f5creeks@gmail.com.

July 26 (Sun.) 10 AM- 12:30 PM: Help nature by removing invasive, fire-prone broom at the El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area

Help native plants and reduce fire danger in the 100-acre El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area. We'll work in the beautiful Central Meadow, with great views and light and heavy work for all. Tools, gloves, and snacks provided. No RSVP needed -- just show up! For more information, email f5creeks@gmail.com.

Wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed-toed shoes with good traction. Meet at 10 AM at the Douglas Drive entrance, between 1520 and 1524 Douglas Drive, south of Potrero. Map here. A short, almost level walk through beautiful oak woodlands takes you to the site.

Aug. 22 (Sat.) 10 AM- 12:30 PM: Help nature by removing invasive, fire-prone broom at the El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area

Help native plants and reduce fire danger in the 100-acre El Cerrito Hillside Natural Area. We'll work in the beautiful Central Meadow, with great views and light and heavy work for all. Tools, gloves, and snacks provided. No RSVP needed -- just show up! For more information, email f5creeks@gmail.com.

Wear long pants, long sleeves, and closed-toed shoes with good traction. Meet at 10 AM at the Douglas Drive entrance, between 1520 and 1524 Douglas Drive, south of Potrero. Map here. A short, almost level walk through beautiful oak woodlands takes you to the site.

No August 50+ walk!

Bay Currents talks resume Tues., Sept. 10! Sign up here to get notices or our monthly e-news that includes them.

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.