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2014 Events

September 20 – Alameda Creek Cleanup, Niles

Join us along Alameda Creek for 2014 Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20th, from 9 am to noon.

We’ll meet at the Niles Staging Area, along Old Canyon Rd. at Canyon Oaks Ct. in the Niles area of Fremont at 9 am. We’ll pick up trash and recyclables from the creek banks and along the Alameda Creek trail, and report our haul as part of CA Coastal Cleanup Day. We’ll also remove invasive plants that damage the riparian area and its valuable wildlife habitat. Wear work clothes, including long pants and sturdy shoes that can get dirty. We’ll have all of the supplies you need- trash and recycling bags, gloves, trash grabbers, water to refill your re-usable bottle, and a snack after the clean-up. All ages are welcome!

RSVP to Ralph Boniello at ralph@alamedacreek.org

September 22 – Alameda Creek Watershed Center Meeting, Sunol

The SFPUC will hold a meeting regarding the proposed Alameda Creek Watershed Center on Monday, September 22, at 10 am. The SFPUC will show more details regarding the design of proposed interpretive exhibits and the architects will share the latest, more detailed architectural and landscape design concepts. The meeting will be at the SFPUC Corporation Yard next to the Sunol Water Temple, 505 Paloma Way. For more info contact Betsy Lauppe Rhodes of the SFPUC at blauppe@sfwater.org.

October 4 – Science in the Park, Hayward

Come by the Alameda Creek Alliance booth at Science in the Park, a free science event on Saturday, October 4, from 9 am to 4 pm at Alden E. Oliver Sports Park, 2580 Eden Park Place, in Hayward.

Science in the Park is a family exploration of the intersecting worlds of earth, health and science, with interactive/hands-on activities, live animal demonstrations, health screenings, environmental education, an egg drop contest, water rocket launches and live entertainment.

October 5 – Sunol Ag Park Harvest Festival

Join SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) for their annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 5, from 10 am to 3 pm at the Sunol Ag Park, 505 Paloma Way in Sunol.

Celebrate the Harvest season at the Sunol Ag Park, a thriving 18-acre farm site in the beautiful Sunol Valley and next to the Historic Sunol Water Temple. The Sunol Ag Park is home to eight small, organic farms that produce delicious, fresh food for diverse Bay Area communities.

Harvest Festival activities include U-Pick Pumpkin Patch with pumpkins for sale, farm tours, garden demonstrations and resources, children’s crafts, farm games, coloring, and face painting, farm stands to buy fresh produce from Ag Park farmers, live music, local food, local wineries, and educational booths.

Come by the Alameda Creek Alliance booth at the festival or join us on a guided nature walk near the Water Temple.

More information about the Harvest Festival

October 11 – Stonybrook Creek Cleanup

More info soon

October 18 – ACA Membership Dinner

Join us for our quasi-annual Alameda Creek Alliance membership dinner on Saturday, October 18 at Chouinard Winery in Palomares Canyon, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce that Niles singer/songwriter Michael McNevin will be playing live music at the event.

There will also be good food, wine for sale by the glass or bottle, and updates on Alameda Creek restoration progress. More details soon.

You can buy tickets for the dinner here for $60 each:

 

November 16 – Alameda Creek Cleanup

More info soon