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Public Volunteer Events

Build, Restore & Create

Redwood Regional Park
7867 Redwood Road, Oakland, CA 94619 (Map)
Saturday, January 13, 2018, 10:30am - 1:30pm

Limited to 30 participants REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
All ages are welcome, but be aware that some of us will be lifting logs and using tools during our building time.

Join us in the Create-With-Nature Pathway of Redwood Regional Park

Start the day by working on the Pathway borders, repairing existing sections, and doing restoration work. After a picnic break (bring your own), we'll make ephemeral art creations collaboratively within the Pathway. Musical collaboration from multi-instrumentalist Laura Inserra will enrich the experience.

Your hosts: Park Supervisor Justin Neville, Ranger Pamela Beitz, environmental artist Zach Pine, and multi-instrumentalist Laura Inserra.

Location: the Create-With-Nature Pathway, through the Redwood Gate of Redwood Regional Park, as shown on this map. Free parking for this event.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service


Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline
Oakport St./Peppermint Gate
Memorial Grove off of Swan Way
Monday, January 15, 2018
8:30am to 12:00pm 

To Register Online: Click HERE

The Park District celebrates a Day of Service that continues Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s vision of solidarity, improving lives, bridging social barriers and move our country closer together. People from all walks of life are encouraged to work mutually in bringing a better community.  

East Bay Regional Park District needs YOU! Volunteers will help restore Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Grove and our marshes by cleaning and removing invasive plants in order to support and care for wildlife and their natural habitat. Your efforts will benefit the environment and our community.

Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes. To cut down on the use of plastic, please bring a refillable water bottle and a bucket to pick up litter.  For more information, please email

We welcome children to participate, but ask that those under 16 years of age to be accompanied by one chaperone for every 20 kids.