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Weekend Things: Earth Day, Egg Hunt, Classical Music and More

Earth Day comes to Albany with plenty of opportunities to dig in and enjoy the day, but there are also activities for the kids, and a classical music showcase nearby.

Here are this week's picks for what to do over the weekend.


  • At 6 p.m. you are invited to join this walk to explore your community with a walk on Albany Hill past the Indian grinding stones. Representatives from , and the Chochenyo-Ohlone people will lead the event.
    Price: Free


  • Come to to clean up the area, make art with found objects and learn about local efforts to protect the watershed. There will be a guided nature walk and even some door prizes.
    Price: Free

  • Join Albany's urban forester, Tony Wolcott, for cleaning, planting and mulching the area around the Castro Street Steps at Jackson Street. Lunch will be provided at noon.
    Price: Free

  • will host 's book fair this Saturday at 9 a.m. Come by with your kids and pick up some new summer reading.
    Price: Free

  • At this great family event in , kids can meet a very special bunny, and participate in the annual egg hunt. The bunny will arrive at 10 a.m.!
    Price: 50¢ to $2 for activities

  • It's Barber, Bielawa and Bartok, of course! Come to Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley to hear Geoffrey Gallegos conduct the orchestra in this special performance.
    Price: $12-15


  • Got a job in retail, a bar or a restaurant? Then come by for some very discounted drinks, commiseration and a good time.
    Price: No cover; $4 Fernet and $4 Jameson with your pay stub.

(Psst, and don't forget about the on Monday!)

Have a great weekend!

Bruce Dixon April 23, 2011 at 04:05 AM
I thought I'd mention that there is an annual "Sunrise" Service Easter morning at the cross on Albany Hill. It starts at 7 am.


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