Bike to Work Day – May 14th

May 14 @ 7:00 am - Event Details
 BTWDBike East Bay is hosting annual Bike to Work Day on Thursday May 14th with energizer stations (think friendly people and give-aways for those who cycle to work) throughout the area  – find one near you here – and several evening celebrations.
Kudos to all of Albany’s schools for participating and to Bikes on Solano for hosting an Energizer Station at the Ohlone Greenway at Marin & Masonic, from 7 – 9 am.
In the evening there’s Bike Happy Hour 6 – 9 pm at Berkeley Sports Basement, 2727 Milvia St, Berkeley, featuring food trucks, music, games, discounts and beer, and the mayor of the friendliest bike city in the world, Copenhagen, will be there to answer questions.
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Posted in , , , , , on April 20, 2015

Every Drop Matters – 4-6 pm at Sam’s Log Cabin 5/17

May 17 @ 4:00 am - Event Details

Please consider joining us for free food and a focus on a community-wide response to the announcement of a Stage Four Drought Emergency in California. We will be enjoying Sam’s Log Cabin’s recently refurbished large patio in the back. Still looking for musicians ….

Speakers from EBMUD and beyond will share information and there will be many free and low-cost resources available for self-help (as well as help from others) for making your home water-wise.

Please put us in your calendar and “Watch this space!”

Posted in , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2015

Permaculture Action Weekend at UC Gill Tract Community Farm

April 25 @ 10:00 am - Event Details

Screen Shot 2015-04-20 at 11.19.53 AMPart of Earth Week at the Gill Tract, recognizing the 45th Anniversary of Earth Day with farming, workshops, panels, and fun in the spirit of the 45 year history of the Gill Tract Farm. We hope for a week-long community reflection — multi generational, intersectional — discussing where we’ve been, where we are now, and what this moment calls on us to do in the interest of the next seven generations. (more…)

Posted in , , , , , , , on April 20, 2015

Albany Clothing Swap

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - Event Details

Thursday, April 23rd 7:30 pm

Albany Community Center

1249 Marin Ave, Albany CA 94706

Bring your clean, usable, but no longer wanted used clothes and find some “new to you” clothes that others are done with.
Bring your friends and neighbors and one or more bags of your washed, gently worn items (men’s women’s, children’s clothing) and be admitted to our fabulous swap room where clothing will be set out by type (pants, shirts, dresses, etc.) and size!  Choose items and take them home.  We have mirrors, but no dressing rooms, so plan accordingly. Leftovers are donated to charity.

Kids’, baby, men’s, maternity and plus sized clothing especially welcome.


Posted in , , on April 18, 2015

Albany Earth Day Clean Up & Celebration

April 18 @ 9:00 am - Event Details

Celebrate this earth day by helping clean up Albany Beach and the Bulb. Join us to pick up litter along the waterfront and create fun art with objects found. Learn about local efforts to protect our watersheds, wildlife in SF Bay, and our oceans.
FREE refreshments will be provided for nourishment as you work hard to clean up our environment! We will provide tools and gloves. If you have your own pair of gloves and a bucket, please bring them so everyone gets a chance to pitch in. Wear sturdy shoes, a hat and sunscreen, and bring your own water bottle if you have one. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Groups of 10 or more should pre-register, see contact information below.
This event is sponsored by The Watershed Project in partnership with EBRPD and the City of Albany.

Posted in , , on April 9, 2015

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