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Current and potential volunteers are invited to a potluck picnic!
Join us for the City of Berkeley's Adopt-a-Spot Program Volunteer Picnic, a chance for the City to show its appreciation to its dedicated volunteers and for volunteers to meet one another, chat, share ideas, and build community. Adopt-a-Spot volunteers help maintain storm drains and the planted areas of traffic circles.
The Public Works Department will provide refreshments such as sparkling water and juice and attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share. If you have any food allergies that we should be aware of, please let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
This free event will celebrate Adopt-a-Spot volunteers and their commitment to keeping Berkeley safe and beautiful.
Amenities- Restrooms are on-site and the park is wheel-chair accessible.
Kids- There will be activities available for young children as well as a play structure nearby.
Raffle - Every attendee will be entitled to a raffle ticket and a chance to win one of our pollinator/gardening themed prizes!
Party Favors - Attendees will receive a CA-native wildflower seed packet (includes Baby Blue Eyes, California Yarrow, Blue Flax and Globe Gilia) and a branded reusable bag courtesy of the California Clean Water Program!
Program Announcements - Public Works’ new Community Services Specialist and Adopt-A-Spot program coordinator, Joseph Griffin, will make an announcement about the exciting new volunteer website and future program opportunities.
Transportation - Keeping with the spirit of this event, sustainable practices are strongly encouraged. Cedar Park is a 7 minute walk from the North Berkeley BART Station. Public transit is also available via AC Transit: Lines 52, 688, and G. The 52 will take you directly to Cedar St. & Cedar Rose Park, which is right near the park entrance. The 688 will take you to Sacramento St. and Cedar St., with a 5-minute walk to the venue. Line G will drop you at San Pablo Ave. and Cedar St., which is a 7 minute walk to the park. In addition, bike parking will be located at the park.
This event is organized by the City of Berkeley's Public Works Department.
Come out July 29th and enjoy socializing, participate in the raffle, and celebrate our city’s thriving culture of volunteerism and environmental stewardship!