Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt

FROG News: Fund Park Improvements & Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 5, 2014

$10,000 Match Grants for Final Frog Playground Buildout
Over the next six months, Friends of the Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt (FROG) will be raising the final$50,000 needed to fund the last set of play structures planned for Frog Park and playground.

As a show of enthusiastic support for the drive, RCPC has committed a total of $10,000 to the playground build in the form of two matching grants. The deadline for the first $5,000 match is July 15. A match by that date activates the second $5,000 grant.

Wet, Wild, and Wonderful Creek-to-Bay Day

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Start with a creek in need of a little TLC, add a bunch of enthusiastic volunteers, throw in coffee from Alem's and cookies from Bakesale Betty, and top off with a most impressive downpour and what do you get? Creek to Bay Day 2013 in the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt, that's what!

DMV Neighbors Clean Up

Event Time: 
Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am
corner of Redondo and Cavour by the big eucalyptus

If you enjoy the creek, want to catch up with some of your neighbors, and stretch your weeding, raking, and pruning muscles, join the DMV Neighbors Association on January 24, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 11a.m. Meet at the corner of Redondo and Cavour by the big eucalyptus; hot coffee and snacks provided. Rain cancels.

Creek to Bay Day

Event Time: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt

DMV Neighbors will once again sponsor Creek to Bay Day along Temescal Creek in the greenbelt. Join in on September 20 from 9 to noon for (yes, again!) weeding, pruning, ivy eradication, and trash pickup - all most important to keeping our creek and park healthy and welcoming.

There may also be an opportunity to plant some natives along the creek as well.

Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt Summer Solstice Work Party

Event Time: 
Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Celebrate the summer solstice and our delightful greenbelt, and help get the creek area ready for summer. The June Interim Work Party, sponsored by the DMV Neighbors Association, is set for Saturday morning, June 21, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Priority projects are pruning, weeding the creek banks (especially between the DMV and Clifton Street), spreading mulch, cutting back willow roots, and grubbing out blackberries and ivy.

Earth Day Cleanup & FROG Family Fest

Event Time: 
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

Celebrate Earth Day at Frog Park and the Greenbelt, a city of Oakland featured volunteer site sponsored by FROG and the DMV Neighbors Association. Come to a family-friendly cleanup and stay for a special FROG Family Fest with great kid activities.

Let's get our park ready for summer fun, 9 a.m.-12 noon. Help replant the butterfly garden, sift sand, clean up, and prepare the pond and creek bed for the creek turn-on. Bring your own tools or use ours. Coffee and refreshments provided. Stay for half an hour or the entire morning, rain or shine.

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