Find Nature in the City with Downtown Berkeley Earth Days Events

20130412earthdays If you participated in the first Sunday Streets Berkeley event last October, you saw first hand how one event can make downtown a very different place. Closing the street to traffic is just one way to transform our city. A fresh perspective can do just as much – and these upcoming Earth Day events will give participants of all ages a new lens on downtown. Come explore art and environment in our unique urban center! Read on for a list of city centered events.

Sunday, 4/14/13: Creek Exploration Field Trip
Join KIDS for the BAY for a Creek Exploration Field Trip at Strawberry Creek! This fun family program is a great way for children and adults to investigate and connect with the fascinating creek habitat while experiencing nature in a close-up, hands-on way!

Thursday, 4/18/13: Brower Center Earth Days: Art Open House
The gallery will have special extended evening hours and a guided tour. The exhibit is Promise and Peril, featuring works by Isabella Kirkland and Jeffrey Long and celebrating our world’s incredible biodiversity at a time when it is at risk.

Thursday, 4/18/13: Open Streets Film Shorts Celebrating Berkeley Sunday Streets
Livable Berkeley presents “Open Streets – An International Movement” a film shorts festival celebrating the new Sunday Streets Berkeley program.

Saturday, 4/20/13: Downtown Berkeley Scavenger Hunt
Join Livable Berkeley for an Earth Days photo scavenger hunt for the chance to win prizes and learn about the past, present, and future of Downtown Berkeley. After the hunt, all participants are invited to meet up at a downtown restaurant where we will show off the best photos of the day and award some great prizes.

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