Schoolhouse Creek Common Celebration

The Berkeley Adult School and our Neighbors invite you to join us in a special celebration of the cooperation that made this beautiful park a reality.

Celebrating the Cooperation

Saturday, May 13, 2006
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Ceremony 11:00 AM
Refreshments 11:30 AM

Enjoy a display of BAS faculty & staff arts and crafts

The Schoolhouse Creek Common project is collaboration of resources from the BUSD and fundraising efforts of the neighbors.

Located on the corner of Virginia and Curtis Streets

UCB Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund grants available

June 15 is the deadline to apply for Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund grants, a new program of grants to Berkeley community groups, non-profit organizations and neighborhood associations. The grants (minimum $5,000 per grant, from a pool of $200,000 this year) are to be offered yearly through at least 2020. Projects must address the physical environment of Berkeley neighborhoods or facilities that serve the community, or community support and service projects that enhance the economic, social or cultural well-being of Berkeley residents. They must have as partner an academic or administrative department, or individual faculty and staff members or students.

For more information, go to http://communityrelations.berkeley.edu/ccpf or contact the UC Berkeley Office of Community Relations, 2200 Bancroft Way, Berkeley.

BPFP Membership meeting 7:00- 9:00 pm

Everyone is invited to the Berkeley Partners for Parks membership meeting on March 20, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

We’ll start with a brief introduction to BPFP, followed by short presentations from several Adopt A Park groups, detailing their work. Our special guest speaker, Tom Guarino, will give a presentation of the activities of Friends of Oakland Parks & Recreation.

At the end, we’ll have time to socialize and meet the Board members of BPFP.

The meeting will be held in the City of Berkeley “Green Room” at the Corporation Yard, Allston Way at Strawberry Creek Park (2 blocks west of Sacramento on Allston).