MLK Day of Service at the Gardens at Lake Merritt and Lakeside Park 

On Monday, January 20, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.mmore than 500 volunteers – many associated with nonprofit organizations, universities and community groups – are expected to participate in the MLK Day of Service at the Gardens at Lake Merritt and Lakeside Park.

The Public Works Agency (PWA) hopes to introduce these volunteers to it ongoing volunteer opportunities. The PWA Stewardship Team also sees this event as a team-building opportunity for staff to work together in the field. 

Take part in planting, weeding, mulching and more – children are welcome. Please bring your own gloves and water bottle. Refreshments will be provided. R.S.V.P. at

For more information, please contact Markus von Euw at or (510) 427-1605. more info here.