Berkeley Aquatic Park Clean up Event, Sunday January 18

Join us Sunday, Jan 18th from 11am to 2pm at the historic Berkeley Aquatic Park to help us restore and revive this precious local resource. Bring your family, friends and neighbors for an afternoon of landscaping, cleanup, trail reclamation, habitat restoration and a bit of history. The Aquatic Park is Berkeley’s largest park and was built in 1935 as part of the original WPA project. Join us in renewing our commitment to our community as we embark on a NEW New Deal!

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This cleanup event is part of the Nation Weekend of Service (Jan 17-19) in honor of MLK and the upcoming Inauguration. Citizens like you are hosting dozens of community service events all weekend long. To see more events near you, or create your own event go to:

New Year’s waterfront Walk

Berkeley Path Wanderers: New Year’s waterfront walk , Saturday, January 3, 10 a.m. View wintering waterfowl and discover how Berkeley beaches are rebuilding themselves. Binoculars are recommended. Walk is leisurely and level but not wheelchair accessible. Optional coffee/tea stop at Sea Breeze Deli. Meet at Shorebird Nature Center, 160 University Ave. (South side, west of Adventure Playground). , 510 848 9358,

Holiday creating and entertaining at Waterside Workshops

FREE HOLIDAY EVENT! Sunday, December 14th, 12-5pm at Waterside Workshops! Make your own wooden toys and fleece hats from recycled materials! Free food! Local Music! Bring the whole family! This is a free event due to the generous support of the City of Berkeley , the San Francisco Foundation, and Grocery Outlet.