Schedule of Events

Earth Day 2019 will be a memorable day full of activities, nature, learning, and fun. This schedule is subject to revision.

     TIME     EVENT    LOCATION
  7:30 

Registration Opens for the Great Race for Saving Water

Athletic Center Baseball Diamond

8:45

Ribbon-Cutting for San Francisquito Creek

Flood Control Project

Bay Trail Entrance, Start Line of

Great Race for Saving Water

9:00

10K Start: Great Race for Saving Water (9 AM)

Athletic Center Parking Lot - Near Bay Trail Entrance
 9:15 5K Start: Great Race for Saving Water (9:15 AM)  Athletic Center Parking Lot - Near Bay Trail Entrance

10 - 1

Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Event (10 AM - 1 PM)

Athletic Center Parking Lot 
10:00

Live Music - Stanford Cardinal Calypso Band (10 AM)

Main Stage - Athletic Center Baseball Diamond
 10:30 Kids Dash - Chase the Running Toilet! (10:30 AM)  Athletic Center Baseball Diamond 
10:45  Awards & Raffle (10:45 AM) Main Stage - Athletic Center Baseball Diamond 
11:00

Smokey Bear Story Time (11 AM) 

Smokey's Booth at Athletic Center 
  11:00     Guided Bird Walk (11 AM)    Bay Trail Entrance  
  11:15   Live Music:  Martin & the Green Guitar (11:15 AM)   Smokey's Booth at Athletic Center  
11:45/12 Live Music: The Popcorn (11:45/12) 
Main Stage -  Athletic Center Baseball Diamond

12:30

Live Music: Celtic Harmony (12:30 PM)

Main Stage - Athletic Center Baseball Diamond

1:00
Activities Wrap-Up
All Locations


WHERE ARE THESE ACTIVITIES?
Check out our Maps & Directions page for activity locations.

HOW CAN I HELP?

Volunteer with us for community service hours, or just plain fun!

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com

 

CORPORATE TEAM AND SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!

Get your coworkers and friends together as a team! Special perks provided. Check out our sponsorship and team opportunities and contact Catherine Elvert at catherine.elvert@cityofpaloalto.org

 

BICYCLING
Biking to Earth Day 2019 is encouraged, and those that bike to the event will receive FREE tune-ups and repairs! Additionally, you can decorate your bike and take a tour around the Baylands. Extra raffle tickets will be provided to those who bike.    

PARKING
Parking will be available in the lots off Geng Road near the Palo Alto Baylands Athletic Center. Parking assistants will be available to help direct traffic.

ZERO WASTE
We are making Earth Day and the Great Race for Saving Water a zero waste event! Bring your reusable water bottles and fill up at the Valley Water truck. GO Box will provide reusable food containers so you can enjoy tasty bites from our food vendors. Relax with a zero-waste picnic while listening to live music and other entertainment!

REGISTER
Register today for the Great Race for Saving Water!