MLK Day of Service 2015- The Lakeside Park at Lake Merritt, Oakland


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Volunteer Activity Description

Start Date: Jan 19, 2015 7:30 AM
End Date: Jan 19, 2015 2:00 PM

The Lakeside Park at Lake Merritt - Beautifying the Gardens
Date of Project: January 19, 8:30AM to 3:00PM
Location: 666 Bellevue Ave. Oakland
Project: Beautifying Lakeside Park and the Gardens, path remediation, weeding, mulching

Rain or Shine!
Wear sturdy shoes and bring garden gloves and a water bottle.


In January 19st, 2015, the Bay Area will once again celebrate the life of Dr. King while working together to bring a positive change to the lives of the underprivileged. The annual Martin Luther King Day Communities of Peace Program gives all of us an opportunity to remember how Dr. King moved our nation to a higher plateau when he led the civil rights movement. His legacy is found not only in civil rights, however, but also in civic responsibility and uniting people of all backgrounds to act on community concerns.

Hundreds of volunteers will join City of Oakland, City of Oakland Public Works Agency, City Council members, Schools, Urban Releaf, AmeriCorps and many local organizations for the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19, at various sites located throughout Oakland and the East Bay. The main project includes Lakeside Park including ‘The Gardens at Lake Merritt’, where volunteers beautifying the jewel of Oakland.

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Activity details were updated 1295 days ago
Activity details were updated 1295 days ago
Activity details were updated 1295 days ago
Activity details were updated 1295 days ago

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