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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service In the Gardens

Make A Difference For and With Your Community

When: Monday, January 17, 2011, 8:30 am to 1:00.

Check-In: Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue (off Grand by Fairyland) at 8:30 am.

What:  Join with other volunteers to improve these beautiful public gardens.  There’s a project for every level and interest: weeding, mulching, fence building, digging.

Bring: work gloves, small garden tools (if you have), and a desire to “be” part of your amazing  community.

Parking: Free


 Whole Foods Oakland for energizing the volunteers with cartons of fresh fruit.

Service For Peace for recruiting 100 volunteers for the MLK Day of Service.

Urban ReLeaf for planting trees in the Gardens at Lake Merritt on Monday, Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Martin Luther King, Jr., said ” . . . life at its best is a creative synthesis of opposites in fruitful harmony.

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Jan 14, 2011 18:45

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