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Friday, April 19

Volunteer to Plant 50 Trees: Friends of the Urban Forest | SF
Friday, April 19 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Volunteer to Plant 50 Trees: Friends of the Urban Forest | SF
Join the Friends of the Urban Forest team to help prepare for planting over 50 trees in Excelsior! Help us unload trees from trucks to the trees’ storage location on Friday morning for the planting on Saturday. We will be moving more than 50 trees, ...

Saturday, April 20

Make SF More Green: “Friends of the Urban Forest” Tree Planting | Excelsior
Saturday, April 20 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Some events require RSVP
| All Over San Francisco
Make SF More Green: "Friends of the Urban Forest" Tree Planting | Excelsior
Join the Planting Support crew to help the Friends of the Urban Forest team prep for planting trees in Excelsior. You will arrive at 8:00AM on Saturday morning to help FUF staff deliver the trees to their planting locations, divide and drop off mulch to ...

Earth Day: Cal Alumni Day of Service 2019 | Berkeley
Saturday, April 20 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Participants must sign waivers upon arrival
| Shorebird Park Nature Center
Earth Day: Cal Alumni Day of Service 2019 | Berkeley
The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) is hosting Day of Service as a hands-on community service project during which Cal alumni, family, and friends come together to give back to our Bay Area home while strengthening ties with fellow members of the Berkeley community. Join us during ...
Oakland Earth Day 2019 | Volunteering Day
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over Oakland
Oakland Earth Day 2019 | Volunteering Day
Earth Day is Oakland’s largest annual volunteer cleanup and beautification event. Volunteers will be working at approximately 100 sites across the city. Join in to clean and green Oakland’s parks, creeks and streets. 2019 Oakland Earth Day Volunteer Day Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 9 am All over ...
2019 Earth Day Cleanup & Free Snacks | Albany
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Albany Beach
2019 Earth Day Cleanup & Free Snacks | Albany
Celebrate this Earth Day by cleaning up the Albany Waterfront, plus enjoy refreshments with fun activities for kids on April 20, 2019. Free, but an RSVP online is required. Enjoy the beautiful shoreline while joining community volunteers to clean the Albany Bulb shoreline. Learn about local efforts to protect ...
2019 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day | SF
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration is required
| 1216 Ralston Ave
2019 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day  | SF
Join this volunteer day of service is part of Earth Week festivities happening all around the Golden Gate National Recreational Area. This event is free and open to all ages. Registration is required. 2019 Volunteer at Presidio Earth Day Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 9 am to ...
Earth Day Beach Clean-up | San Mateo
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Coyote Point Recreation Area
Earth Day Beach Clean-up | San Mateo
Join us to help remove trash along the San Francisco Bay. Our efforts will help protect marine life from harmful trash and keep one of the Bay’s most picturesque beaches looking great. Dress in layers and wear sturdy, close-toed shoes. Drop-in individuals and families are welcome. Volunteers ...
Volunteer at Golden Gate National Parks Earth Day Celebration | 2019
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Volunteer at Golden Gate National Parks Earth Day Celebration | 2019
Celebrate Earth Day by joining one of the many volunteer projects in the Golden Gate National Parks. From beach cleanups to trail maintenance, there is something for everyone. Bring yourself, your friends, and family. This is a rain or shine event. Please dress appropriately. Note: Dates and ...
SF’s Great Green Weekend: Breakfast, Activities & Gardening | SF
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested
| Adam Rogers Park
SF's Great Green Weekend: Breakfast, Activities & Gardening | SF
Come out for this family-friendly day of fun activities, garden site volunteering, enjoying sun and registering people to vote while connecting with neighbors over breakfast and yummy smoothies provided by WISE Health. 9-10am: Meet up at Adam Rodgers Community Park (Ingalls St & Oakdale St) to ...
Earth Day 2019 at Upper Sand Creek | Antioch
Saturday, April 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Participant must bring his/her signed waiver on the day of the event
| Upper Sand Creek Basin
Earth Day 2019 at Upper Sand Creek | Antioch
Join the Earth Team interns, Supervisor Diane Burgis, the Contra Costa County Flood Control District, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District, and Friends of Marsh Creek as they celebrate Earth Day! Spend the morning in the beautiful Upper Sand Creek watershed, exploring an area that is usually ...
$1 Earth Day Sale | Buffalo Exchange
Saturday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1 | Buffalo Exchange (Haight)
$1 Earth Day Sale | Buffalo Exchange
On Saturday, April 20, 2019, all Buffalo Exchange locations will host their annual Earth Day $1 Sale. A large selection of clothing, jewelry, and accessories will be offered for just one dollar. The Earth Day $1 Sale is cash only for $1 sale items. All proceeds ...
Earth Day Beach Cleanup & Raffle Aquarium Tickets | Aquatic Park
Saturday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Aquatic Park
Earth Day Beach Cleanup & Raffle Aquarium Tickets | Aquatic Park
Aquarium of the Bay will celebrate with a special beach cleanup at Aquatic Park alongside the longtime partner, SF Maritime National Historical Park. Working alongside dedicated volunteers to pick up everyday items like straws, wrappers, cigarette butts, and other plastic trash from harming the ecosystem. What to ...
Earth Day Estuary Cleanup | Oakland
Saturday, April 20 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Jack London Aquatic Center
Earth Day Estuary Cleanup | Oakland
Come celebrate Earth Day on the Oakland Estuary – join us for the Jack London Aquatic Center on-the-water trash cleanup. The Oakland Estuary is a special corner of San Francisco Bay that’s home to countless marine animals and a thriving watersport community. Unfortunately, this stretch ...

Sunday, April 21

Earth Day 2019 Shoreline Clean-Up | Emeryville
Sunday, April 21 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Chevy's (Emeryville)
Earth Day 2019 Shoreline Clean-Up | Emeryville
In honor of Earth Day, join the Emeryville Community Services Department and help give back to the community by participating in Earth Day in Action on Sunday, April 21, 2019. Meet at Chevy’s restaurant parking lot, adjacent to Shorebird Park in Emeryville. Volunteers are encouraged to bring ...
Surfrider Earth Day Beach Clean Up | Ocean Beach
Sunday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ocean Beach (Judah)
Surfrider Earth Day Beach Clean Up | Ocean Beach
Join The Surfrider Foundation for a special Earth Day Beach Clean-Up is from 10am-12pm at Judah & La Playa. Drop-ins and groups are welcome. We encourage participants to bring their own gloves, grabbers, and buckets. Come on down and help save the beach Ocean Beach Cleanup Sunday, ...
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, April 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Thursday, April 25

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Saturday, April 27

District 5 Community Clean Team | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP at volunteer@sfdpw.org by April 24 at 12 pm
| Ella Hill Hutch Community Center
District 5 Community Clean Team | SF
Join us at Ella Hill Hutch Center (@ 1050 McAllister St.) for a Community Clean Up on April 27, 2019. Community Clean Team is San Francisco Public Works’ longest-running and largest volunteer program that keeps San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and gardening projects, graffiti removal and ...
The Great Global Cleanup | Earth Day 2019
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
The Great Global Cleanup | Earth Day 2019
When it comes to protecting and improving our environment, local action has a global impact. Collectively, we can make a difference! Community efforts improve our environment, bring us together and set an example for others. For Earth Day 2019, help us keep San Francisco beautiful by ...
Earth Day 2019 Beach Clean-Up | Pacifica
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Linda Mar State Beach
Earth Day 2019 Beach Clean-Up | Pacifica
Join in for the annual Earth Day of Action in Pacifica for a citywide day of action dedicated to building community, cleaning up litter and restoring the native landscape of the San Mateo County. 9 am-11:00 am cleanups, gardening & habitat restoration at Citywide Sites 11 am-2:30 pm EcoFest at Linda ...

Wednesday, May 1

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly

Saturday, May 4

Dog Park Clean-up: SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo | SF
Dog Park Clean-up: SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo | SF
SFDOG’s Scoop de Doo, a San Francisco dog park clean-up event, is happening on Saturday, May 4th, in dog parks all over San Francisco. From 10 am-12 pm on Saturday May 4th, folks will gather at their own neighborhood park for a group-led clean-up effort, ...

Wednesday, May 8

The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Wednesday, May 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hilton San Francisco Union Square
The Board Match: 2019 Non-Profit & Volunteering Fair | Union Square
Looking for ways to give your time, talent, and energy in a meaningful way? Join a nonprofit board. The Board Match is a job-fair style event featuring around 175 Bay Area nonprofits whose reps talk to interested candidates about volunteering to serve on their organization’s board of ...

Thursday, May 9

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out ...Monthly

Saturday, May 11

Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda’s Lost Trails | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Laguna Honda Hospital
Trail & Habitat Volunteer Work: Restoring Laguna Honda's Lost Trails | SF

Did you know that there’s another trail system in San Francisco? The trails have been off the radar for some time. SF Urban Riders is proud to announce that they’re working with the Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in improving the historic multi­ use ...Monthly

SF Public Library’s $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, May 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around and you can buy a book or media for only $1.
| The Book Donation Center
SF Public Library's $1 Book & Media Sale | Mission Dist.

The 2nd Saturday of each month, rain or shine, the San Francisco Public Library opens the doors to their Book Donation Center for a massive $1 sale. Selection changes each month, and random treasures abound. Come by and pick up choice books and media at ...Monthly

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, May 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

  Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide ...Monthly

Sunday, May 19

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley
Sunday, May 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...Monthly

Thursday, May 23

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Wednesday, June 5

Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa
Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day | Napa

Come and walk-in every first Wednesday of every month from 3-5 pm in the spring, summer and fall, and from 2-4 pm in the winter. Ranch First Wednesday Open Community Day Every First Wednesday Connolly Ranch, 3141 Browns Valley Road, Napa FREE (RSVP requested but not required) $5 ...Monthly