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Media contact: Carolyn Jones 
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Email: cjones@ebparks.org

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20th Annual Cajun/Zydeco Festival to be held August 13 at Ardenwood Historic Farm

The East Bay Regional Park District will host the 20th annual Cajun/Zydeco festival on Saturday, August 13, 2016.
Secretary Jewell and Partners Honor the Past and Celebrate the Future on the Anniversary of the Port Chicago Naval Tragedy

Fallen sailors honored at site of new visitor center that will add recreational opportunities and connections to heritage for local community.
Court Orders Closure of Vargas Plateau Regional Park

Ruling results from lawsuit brought by neighbors
10th Year of Habitat Means Home Poster Contest

This year marked the 10th year the Habitat Means Home poster contest has been held in the Tri-City area
Fourth of July Safety Tips from the East Bay Parks

There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than a Regional Park!
Lake Temescal Closed for Swimming

Park District closes Lake Temescal in Oakland to swimming due to an outbreak of toxic algae.
Port Chicago Commemoration to Be Held July 17

Visitors are invited to attend the ceremony at 3:30 pm on Sunday July 17, 2016 at the site of the future Visitor Center in the planned Concord Hills Regional Park.
Quarry Lakes Re-Opens for Swimming: Saturday, June, 25

The Park District announces the popular Quarry Lakes swim facility in Fremont will re-open on Saturday, June 25.
Caltrans’ “Protect Every Drop” Campaign Funds Series of Shoreline Cleanups Throughout East Bay

Volunteers from Caltrans join the Park District to launch environmental education and shoreline cleanup program.
Major Improvements to Begin on Iron Horse Trail

Park District announces pavement maintenance and improvements along a 16-mile reach of the Iron Horse Trail this summer.
Park District Police Donate Bikes to Oakland Non-Profit after Theft

Park District police department donated 35 bicycles to an Oakland non-profit that recently lost several dozen bikes to theft.
Park District Board Changes Meeting Times

As of July 5, 2016 meeting, the Park District Board of Directors will begin its meetings at 1 p.m., instead of 2 p.m.