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May 2015

Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UC Botanical at Berkeley,
200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
65/55 Garden Members
Invite mom for a lovely tea-style breakfast followed by a botanical crafting session where you’ll use Tillandsia air plants to ... Find out more »

Nature Hike at Lynch Canyon

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lynch Canyon Open Space Park,
3100 Lynch Road (near McGary Road), Between Fairfield and Vallejo, CA United States
Join a guided hike along the trails at Lynch Canyon. Enjoy the outdoors while looking for wildlife, wildflowers and whatever else ... Find out more »

Cascade Canyon

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cascade Canyon Preserve,
Cascade Drive, Fairfax, United States
Free
We’ll take advantage of an early start to enjoy the chorus of breeding birds that make this lovely preserve their ... Find out more »

Birdwatching Expedition at Vasona Lake

May 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Vasona County Park,
Los Gatos, CA 95032 United States
10-15
For adults age 50+ Join us for a two-mile leisurely journey around Vasona Lake led by an expert guide from ... Find out more »

Hike for Exercise and Views at Rockville Trails Preserve

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rockville Trails Preserve,
Fairfield, CA United States
Free
Hike through beautiful California oaks with Solano Land Trust volunteer Jim Hanser. Get some exercise on the hills and appreciate great ... Find out more »

Honoring Our Animal Relations

May 16 @ 10:00 am - May 17 @ 4:30 pm
Henry Coe State Park,
Morgan Hill, CA United States
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Participants can expect to spend a weekend on the land with wholesome, heartfelt community deepening their relationships with local animal ... Find out more »

Ranches & Rolling Hills Landscape Art Show and Sale

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - May 17 @ 4:00 pm
Druid’s Hall,
Village Square, Nicasio, CA United States
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Free
Join MALT for the 18th annual Ranches & Rolling Hills Landscape Art Show and Sale benefiting farmland preservation. Since its ... Find out more »

Birds and Flowers at Loma Alta

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Loma Alta – Big Rock,
Lucas Valley Rd, San Rafael, United States
Free
The north slope of Loma Alta is always a fantastic destination for both birds and wildflowers. The serpentine habitat near ... Find out more »

A Taste for Conservation 2015

May 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Bouverie Preserve,
13935 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen, CA 95442
$175.00
Fundraiser at Bouverie Preserve supporting conservation, education and science programs. ... Find out more »

Astronomy Lecture: Building the TMT – a talk by Michael Bolte

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Observation Post at the Presidio,
211 Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA United States
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Free
San Francisco Amateur Astronomers hosts Michael Bolte, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz and member of the ... Find out more »

Springtime Hike to Deer Hollow Farm

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve,
Cupertino, CA 94022 United States
10-15
For adults age 50+ Enjoy an easy three-mile hike that takes us on the shady Lower Meadow Trail through Oak ... Find out more »

Hike for Exercise and Views of the Bay at Lynch Canyon

May 23 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lynch Canyon Open Space Park,
3100 Lynch Road (near McGary Road), Between Fairfield and Vallejo, CA United States
Spend a spring morning hiking the beautiful hills at Lynch Canyon. Enjoy the trees, the birds, and the views of ... Find out more »

Nature for Kids: Indian Tree

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Indian Tree Open Space,
Vineyard Rd, Novato, CA United States
Free
We’ll head up the hill and visit several different forest habitats. We’ll go through one area that is completely shaded ... Find out more »

Rare Plants of the Tiburon Peninsula

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tiburon Peninsula,
Taylor Rd, Tiburon , CA
free
The late season bloom on this ridge includes one of the rarest and most unusual plants in the world, the ... Find out more »

Groundwater Resources and Management in the Santa Rosa Plain Presentation with Marcus Trotta

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Laguna Environmental Center,
900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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$10
Marcus is a Hydrogeologist for the Sonoma County Water Agency’s Water Resource Planning Section. He will provide an overview of ... Find out more »

Facilitation for Group Decision Making

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - May 31 @ 6:00 pm
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center,
15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465 United States
$495
A weekend residential course in “Facilitation for Group Decision Making” will be offered starting at 5 pm at the Occidental ... Find out more »

Whole Willow Shoot Twined Basket Workshop with Charlie Kennard

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Heron Hall Santa Rosa Laguna FOundation Center,
Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 United States
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Location: Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center, 900 Sanford Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95401 $75 ($65 Laguna Foundation members). Suitable for ... Find out more »

“Mow no Mo’!” or “How to remove your lawn sheet mulching workshop”

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
private garden
$30
Are you tired of mowing and edging your lawn, or for paying to have that done for you? Wouldn’t it ... Find out more »

Annual Family Fun Festival

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market,
Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park,, Berkeley, CA 94704
Free
The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday, May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market ... Find out more »

Music @ the Mission: Mylo Jenkins Concert

May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Enjoy Music @ the Mission with the Mylo Jenkins, a Santa Cruz-based Americana band. Picnic with the family during the ... Find out more »

Birds at Mount Burdell

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mount Burdell,
San Andreas Drive, Novato, United States
Free
By now, the breeding season should be in full swing. Bullock’s orioles, lazuli buntings, and black-headed grosbeaks deliver an elaborate ... Find out more »

“How to Install a Netafim Drip Irrigation System, lower your water bill, and get paid for it, too!”

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
home garden in Lafayette,
sent one week before the event, Lafayette, CA 94549 United States
$30
Led by staff from the Urban Farmer Store, Kelly Marshall of Kelly Marshall Garden Design, the East Bay municipal Utility District, Steve ... Find out more »

Baykeeper Bay Parade

May 31 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco Bay, from the Ferry Building to Giants Stadium,
pier 3, san francisco, CA 94111
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100-200
Join the Bay Parade on Sunday, May 31! Swimmers, kayakers, rowers, SUPers, surfers, sailors, and all Bay enthusiasts are invited to ... Find out more »
June 2015

First Friday: PIVOT Fashion

June 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park,
144 School St., Santa Cruz, CA, CA 95060
Free
Experience PIVOT Fashion at this Summer Series/First Friday event at the Santa Cruz Mission. The free and family-friendly Summer Series at ... Find out more »

Nature Hike at King-Swett Ranches

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
King-Swett Ranches,
Vallejo, CA United States
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Free
Come explore the hills between Fairfield, Benicia, and Vallejo. You’ll be led by Jim Walsh and/or James Chang, both expert ... Find out more »
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