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Past Events (1715)

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February 16, 2024
Friday
  • 'Agave as Art' - Opening Reception & Lecture

  • Feb 16, 2024 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Brian Kemble never ceases to be awed by the “fearful symmetry” of agave plants, to borrow a phrase from William Blake. When he sees the light striking a plant in a certain way or notices a delightful detail when looking at a plant up close, out comes

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
February 11, 2024
Sunday
  • Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog Hike

  • Feb 11, 2024 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Briones Regional Park, Old Briones Road Trailhead at the end of Old Briones Road, Martinez
  • Description:

    [This event is rescheduled from Feb. 4th]
    With the winter rains, our remarkable California and Rough-Skinned newts return to the lagoons where they were born to mate and lay eggs. We'll take a nature hike to view these amazing amphibians as they cavo

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
February 7, 2024
Wednesday
  • Grow Your Own Produce Workshop Series

  • Feb 7, 2024 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: Online webinar
  • Description:

    Grow Your Own Produce is a 10 class monthly series taught by permaculture expert Marisha Auerbach. Each class features seasonally-relevant information about planning, growing, maintaining, and harvesting food from your own vegetable garden. 

    Each mon

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
 
  • Envisioning a Healthier Walnut Creek Watershed

  • Feb 7, 2024 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Location: Online webinar
  • Description:

    The Contra Costa County Flood Control District, Walnut Creek Watershed Council, and Contra Costa Resource Conservation District are working together to create a Watershed Restoration Plan for the Walnut Creek Watershed!

    The Walnut Creek Watershed Res

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
February 4, 2024
Sunday
  • Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog Hike

  • Feb 4, 2024 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Briones Regional Park, Old Briones Road Trailhead at the end of Old Briones Road, Martinez
  • Description:

    With the winter rains, our remarkable California and Rough-Skinned newts return to the lagoons where they were born to mate and lay eggs. We'll take a nature hike to view these amazing amphibians as they cavort au naturale! As we walk, will listen fo

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
February 3, 2024
Saturday
  • Bike Commuting Basics Workshop

  • Feb 3, 2024 from 1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Location: San Pablo Library, 13751 San Pablo Avenue
  • Description:

    Bike East Bay will be at San Pablo Library to answer all your questions about biking for your commute! Biking to work saves money and is a healthy way to contribute to your community's sustainability. Meet amazing instructors and other attendees inte

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
 
  • Seeds of Connection- Community Day

  • Feb 3, 2024 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Join us at the Garden to meet fellow plant lovers! Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with plant enthusiasts and learn how you can continue fostering your connection through Bay Area-based garden clubs, plant societies and other plant-centric gro

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
December 17, 2023
Sunday
  • Winter Solstice Saunter

  • Dec 17, 2023 from 9:30am to 12:30pm
  • Location: Mitchell Canyon Visitor Center, Mt. Diablo State Park
  • Description:

    Let your inner Druid shine on a (nearly) winter solstice nature hike up Mitchell Canyon. As we walk, we'll search for signs of the season, including mistletoe, beard lichen, Christmas berry, and those natural tree ornaments, “ oak apple galls” and “C

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
December 11, 2023
Monday
  • Teens Cook! Mexican Lentil Soup

  • Dec 11, 2023 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm
  • Location: Online webinar
  • Description:

    It’s winter, and that means soup season! Warm yourself up with a hearty bowl of chili-inspired lentil soup, packed full of plant-based protein. In this live, virtual hands-on class, participants are invited to join Chef Stephanie Oelsligle Jordan, Su

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
December 6, 2023
Wednesday
November 11, 2023
Saturday
November 2, 2023
Thursday
  • Native Plant Favorites for a Harmonious Garden

  • Nov 2, 2023 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Online webinar
  • Description:

    Join Pete Veilleux, owner of East Bay Wilds Nursery, for an inspiring webinar on creating harmony in your garden with iconic California native plants. Pete will give design and maintenance tips highlighting manzanitas, ceanothus, buckwheat, sages, an

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa