Alameda Walks

 

ALAMEDA WALKS – 2015 Schedule

All walks begin at 9:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour.  When walks are longer, it will be noted plus new walks are indicated. Look for the red Alameda Walks hats! While we love the furry pets, we prefer that they wait for you at home.                   

 

May 2           Alameda Point – Check What Is Happening Out Here?

Meet at the entrance of the West Gate just inside in the parking lot. This walk will explore the area around West Gate of the former Naval Air Station. Topics include the A-7B Corsair II Jet, Alameda Naval Air Museum, Site A of the Point Redevelopment Plan, and other fun facts.   

 

May 9           North Shore – WEST             *NEW*  

Meet at Littlejohn Park, 1401 Pacific Ave. The walk will explore the history of the area including the Del Monte building and the adjacent environment. Also included in the walk is a brief discussion about Alaskan Packers and the world’s first land-based containerized shipping crane. Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead this walk. Note:  walk lasts 1 hour 15 minutes

 

June 6           Webster Street/Crab Cove/Sand Castle Contest    

Meet at the tennis courts, Lower Washington Park (entrance on 8th Street). The walk will end with the opportunity to check out the building of the sand castle and sand sculptures.

 

**Special Time at 10:00AM**

June 13        Art Studios in Alameda and Jingletown (Oakland) 

Meet on the plaza in front of Nob Hill Foods, Bridgeside Shopping Center. This walk will explore the area of art studios in Alameda as well as Jingletown on the other side of Park Street Bridge. The studios are part of the East Bay Art Attack. Participants will be able to go into studios of interest after 11 am. Robert Perricone will lead this walk. Note:  walk lasts 1 hour 15 minutes

 

July 4          4th of July Holiday – Walk Or Ride Bikes And Enjoy The Mayor’s 4th of July Parade!

ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY IN LOVELY ALAMEDA!

 

July 11         North Shore – EAST                 *NEW*    

Meet at McKinley Park, 2165 Buena Vista Ave. This walk will explore the history of the North Shore area from Clement, Everett, & Buena Vista Avenues, part of Squatter’s Pancoast. Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead this walk. Note:  walk lasts 1 hour 15 minutes

 

August 1      Harbor Bay Business Parkway 

Meet at Harbor Bay Ferry Terminal Parking Lot, 299 Adelphian Way (94502). This walk will explore the scenic views of the San Francisco Bay and learn about the businesses and their expansion of the Harbor Bay Business Parkway. Don’t miss out to learn about VF Outdoors, Peets, Donsuemor, etc.

 

August 8       Destroyers of Bay Farm        *Updated*

Meet at Tillman Park, 220 Aughinbaugh Way. This walk will explore Bay Farm History including the use of World War I Destroyers as break waters for the development of Harbor Bay. Dennis Evanosky and Eric Kos will lead this walk. Note:  walk lasts 1 hour  15 minutes

 

For more information, call the Alameda Recreation and Park Department at (510) 747-7529

 

2015 Alameda Walks Schedule

 

This program is sponsored by:

Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and Their Families Alameda
Alameda Recreation and Park Department
Bike Walk Alameda