Categories for Volunteering

July 28 | SATURDAY – COME VOLUNTEER

This Saturday August 1 is the first Saturday of the month. Volunteers will be meeting at 1992 Los Angeles at 9am to maintain the landscaping around the Fountain and on Fountain Walk. Come and join us! Last month we added in compost to enrich the soil. We will continue on this special project to beautify Fountain Walk. Please come help...

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July 1 | SATURDAY – COME VOLUNTEER

This Saturday July 4 is the first Saturday of the month. Volunteers will be meeting at 1992 Los Angeles at 9am to maintain the landscaping around the Fountain and on Fountain Walk. Come and join us! For those of you who are joining us for the first time, feel free to bring any favorite gloves or tools, however, I do...

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June 3 | SATURDAY – COME VOLUNTEER

This Saturday, 6 June, is the first Saturday of the month. Volunteers will be meeting at 1992 Los Angeles at 9am to maintain the landscaping around the Fountain and on Fountain Walk. Come and join us! For those of you who are joining us for the first time, feel free to bring any favorite gloves or tools, however, I do...

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April 29 | SATURDAY – COME VOLUNTEER

This Saturday is the first Saturday of the month. Volunteers will be meeting at 1992 Los Angeles at 9am to maintain the landscaping around the Fountain and on Fountain Walk. Come and join us! For those of you who are joining us for the first time, feel free to bring any favorite gloves or tools, however, I do supply those...

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April 3 | SATURDAY – COME VOLUNTEER

This Saturday is the first Saturday of the month. Volunteers will be meeting at 1992 Los Angeles at 9am to maintain the landscaping around the Fountain and on Fountain Walk. Come and join us! For those of you who are joining us for the first time, feel free to bring any favorite gloves or tools, however, I do supply those...

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December 1 | DECORATING THE FOUNTAIN

The rain tried to stop us, but we did it anyway! A group of fountain volunteers put up the garland and lights on the bollards around the fountain. Neighborhood kids put wreaths made by neighborhood ladies on the bears, complete with custom made yarmulkes on the bears. We hope you enjoy the lights.


October 31 | VOLUNTEER – Join Our Group Tomorrow

It appears that the rain will dissipate by 9am tomorrow, Saturday 1 November. Please come and join the monthly maintenance, after the rain stops! I will arrive before 8am (unless it is raining, and then I will arrive later) to unload the tools, pick up trash, remove graffiti, put the 4 yard debris bins out and see what needs to...

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October 30 | LOS ANGELES PATH – Refurbished

On Tuesday 28 October 2014, Pam Boland, Senior Landscape Gardener for the City, worked with Charlie Bowen of the Berkeley Path Wanderers Association (BPWA) and organized a City staff/community event to refurbish the path along the one way Los Angeles, parallel to the tunnel, that leads to Solano Avenue. Susan Schwartz and the Friends of 5 Creeks Weed Warriors brought...

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October 1 | City – Volunteer Recognition

On Saturday 27 September the City of Berkeley Parks Division held its second annual volunteer recognition day: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/Parks_Rec_Waterfront/Home/Community_Parks_Day_-_Volunteer_Recognition_Ceremony.aspx Harvard and I were acknowledged (along with about 5 other volunteers), and Scott Dunlap and Charlie Wilson (also from the Friends of the Fountain and Walk board) attended and were part of the recognition of the work by Friends of the Fountain...

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September 10 | Lower Fountain Walk Planting

Today was a very successful day! City staff and volunteers worked together to dig holes, plant new drought tolerant, deer resistant plants, install irrigation and mulch. The irrigation is set up so that a hose may be hooked up to water the plants until they get established, and the rains begin. The neighbors have offered to provide the water, so...

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