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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
For the Richmond Bay Trail


Wednesday, May 23, Noon: Bike Month Bike Ride. Meet at City Hall at noon for a led bicycle ride to the Wildcat Marsh Trail and return with total distance of 6.4 miles. For more info, contact Patrick Phelan <patrick_phelan@ci.richmond.ca.us>.

Saturday, May 26, 10 AM - Noon: Senior Anglers Pier Fishing at Ferry Point. Join EBRPD to Learn the basics of pier fishing - rigs, terminal tackle overview, and relax by the water. A great place for catching jack smelt, leopard sharks, and other species. Gear and bait provided as well as expert instruction. Note: Ferry Point Pier is approx. 1/8 mile walk from parking lot. Registration required. Register Now/Drop In Info
Saturday, June 2, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, June 16, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Sunday, June 17, 7 & 8 AM: Marina Bay Craft Classic Foot Race Along Bay Trail. Join Bay Area Road Runner Sports for a 5K or Half Marathon race starting and ending at the Craneway Pavillion followed by a craft beer party sponsored by East Brother Beer Company. CLICK HERE for details and to register.
Sunday, June 17, 9 AM - 12:30 PM: Fathers' Day pancake Breakfast Aboard SS Red Oak Victory. Bike or hike the Shipyard 3 Trail for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes! Beverages include orange juice and coffee. $12 for adults; $5 for kids. Mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets will be available on-line and via phone; or just pay at the gate. Arrive early to reserve your seat with the best view of the SF Bay! CLICK HERE for details.

Saturday, June 30, 1 - 5 PM: Catch of the Day! at Ferry Point. Join EBRPD to try your hand at pier fishing with assistance from knowledgeable instructors. Learn about rigs, tackle, and various fish species. Limit one hour fishing time per participant. Children ages 6-17yrs. must be accompanied by an adult. Families welcome! 6+yrs.Questions? Contact (510) 544-2554 or mseccombe@ebparks.org .No registration required. Drop-in program. Register Now/Drop In Info
Saturday, July 7, 7 AM:  “Dirty Dozen and Half Dozen" 12 Hour or 6 Hour Endurance Run with 10K 5K Races at Point Pinole.  CLICK HERE for information and to register with Brazen Racing.
Saturday, July 7, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, July 21, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, July 23 - 27: Park-It Day Camp at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. Children ages 5 -12 years may spend a whole week exploring and playing in the Regional Parks! Recreation Leaders, Lifeguards and Naturalists provide caring supervision and an action-packed week of hiking, fishing, swimming, arts & crafts, sports, and active fun in the great outdoors. CLICK HERE to register and pay fee ASAP as space is limited.
Saturday, July 23 - 27: Leaders in Training at Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline. For ages 13 -17 years, this is a youth development program where teens gain work experience in EBRPD's Park’n It Day Camp program. Under staff guidance, you will work with other teens in supervising campers, leading games, and learning about careers in the parks. LITs get a hoodie, t-shirt, 35 community service hours, and a gift card with the successful completion of a week-long session. . CLICK HERE to complete an application, interview, and be accepted into the program.
Saturday, August 4, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Sunday, August 12, 9 AM - 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard SS Red Oak Victory. Bike or hike the Shipyard 3 Trail for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes! Beverages include orange juice and coffee. $12 for adults; $5 for kids. Mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets will be available on-line and via phone; or just pay at the gate. Arrive early to reserve your seat with the best view of the SF Bay! CLICK HERE for details.
Saturday, August 18, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Sept. 1, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Sunday, Sept. 9, 9 AM - 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard SS Red Oak Victory. Bike or hike the Shipyard 3 Trail for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes! Beverages include orange juice and coffee. $12 for adults; $5 for kids. Mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets will be available on-line and via phone; or just pay at the gate. Arrive early to reserve your seat with the best view of the SF Bay! CLICK HERE for details.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Oct, 6, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Sunday, Oct. 14, 9 AM - 12:30 PM: Pancake Breakfast Aboard SS Red Oak Victory. Bike or hike the Shipyard 3 Trail for home cooked scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and of course pancakes! Beverages include orange juice and coffee. $12 for adults; $5 for kids. Mimosas are available for an extra fee. Tickets will be available on-line and via phone; or just pay at the gate. Arrive early to reserve your seat with the best view of the SF Bay! CLICK HERE for details.
Saturday, Oct, 20, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Nov, 3, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Thursday, Nov. 22, 7:30 AM:  “Nitro Turkey" 10K & 5K Thanksgiving Runs at Point PinoleCLICK HERE for information and to register with Brazen Racing.
Saturday, Dec. 1, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or tkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.
Saturday, Dec. 15, 9:30 AM - 2 PM: Greens at Work Restoration Along Bay Trail. Join Tom and Jane Kelly to help continue their ongoing native plant restoration project along the Bay Trail between Central Avenue and Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. It's easy work and the more volunteers that come out to help for an hour or two will make the Bay Trail sparkle. Where: Pt. Isabel, on the Bay Trail, halfway between the dog park and Central Avenue. Just off I-580 (take Central to the bottom of the I-580 overpass). At the stop sign (Rydin Road) turn right and park along Rydin Road. (If you pass Costco on your right, you've gone too far!) They set up about half way between the Bay Trail entrance and the dog park. Contact info: Tom Kelly (510) 704-8626 work or 684-6484 cell or ttkelly@kyotousa. Please do RSVP – it will help them coordinate tools with the East Bay Regional Park District. And remember to bring good energy, hats, sun screen, water, and family and friends. They will supply gloves, tools, and refreshments.

The Birds of Eastshore State Park
Click Here for the Audubon's brochure listing 146 species of birds to be found
along the Bay Trail between Point Isabel and Marina Bay.

EcoTourism on the Bay Trail in Richmond, anyone? Download the .PDF!

Left: Endangered California Clapper Rail
Photo by Joe DiDonato of East Bay Regional Park District

Regional Parks: East Bay Regional Park District schedules naturalist outings to Regional Shorelines and even kayak trips to Brooks Island Regional Preserve.
Mike BukayHerring Run at Miller/Knox:
Click here to view the incredible video of the scene that ensued during the February 2011 herring run between Keller Beach and Ferry Point.