Schedule of Events

Earth Day and the Great Race for Saving Water

 

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the first Earth Day!

 

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

9:00

10K Start: Great Race for Saving Water

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

10:00- 1:00

Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Event 

Parking Lot off of Geng Road - TBD
10:00-1:00

Earth Day Celebratory Expo with food,

music, outdoor games, community booths,

nature activities

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

Smokey Bear Story Time 

Smokey's Booth at Athletic Center 
1:00
Activities Wrap-Up
All Locations

 

WHERE ARE THESE ACTIVITIES?

Check out our Maps & Directions page for activity locations.

 

HOW CAN I HELP?

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!