Bay Area Proud

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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    Mes de la Herencia Hispana.... Hispanic Heritage month is September 15th - October 15th. We are fortunate to live in a culturally diverse country, and this month we celebrate Hispanic Heritage, which has a very rich backround in the United States. Starting on September 15th in celebration of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua independence days, the Bay Area will be host to Los Spartans football night, the Hispanic Foundation Ball, VivaFest! at the Tech Museum, and many more fun activities. What are you doing to celebrate?


    Save the Bay San Francisquito Creek

    [BAY] Save the Bay San Francisquito Creek
    NBC Bay Area and Save the Bay volunteers gathered in San Francisquito Creek in Palo Alto in celebration of Save the Bay's 50th anniversary. They came together to remove mustard and pepper weed, which are foreign plants to the Bay's wetlands. Volunteers also helped prepare native species plants to grow later on in the year. Save the Bay relies on volunteers in order to restore these areas.

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    Hispanic Heritage Events

    San Francisco Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    San Francisco Latino Film Festival September 13 - September 27

    Los Spartans Night with San Jose State Football September 27

    Redwood City Salsa Festival September 28

    Bay Area Proud Volunteer Events

    Help out with the Bay Area Senior Games Golf Tournament September 19-26

    Volunteers Needed for InnVision Shelter Network

    Join the Fight Against Heart Disease and Stroke

    Volunteer with Alameda County Community Food Bank This Summer

    Teen 2 Teen Giving - Donate Gently Used Clothes

    Volunteers Needed at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

    Join Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley and Build for the Community

    Volunteers Needed at the Alameda County Food Bank!

    Volunteers Needed at MusicianCorps!

    Volunteer at InnVision in South Bay or Peninsula!

    Volunteer at the Peninsula or Redwood City Shelter Network

    Volunteer Driver Needed for Meals on Wheels in Menlo Park

    Volunteer at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano

    Enrich Lives Through Volunteering at San Francisco SPCA

    Peninsula Boys and Girls Club needs volunteers

    Activities Assistant Volunteer at Rosener House Adult Day Services

    Pantry Volunteers needed in the South Bay

    Volunteer at the Willie Mays Boys and Girls Club in SF

    1000 Hearts for 1000 Minds, tutors needed!

    Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club needs Garden Helpers M-F

    Alameda County Community Food Bank needs Weekday Volunteers

    Volunteers Needed at Grail Family Services!

    Volunteers Needed at Sacred Heart in San Jose!


    Past Events

    Summer Countdown at Creekside Park August 24

    I am Harvey Milk June 26th - 28th

    SF FrontRunners Pride Race June 29th

    Frameline 37 SF International Film Festival June 20th - June 30th

    SF Pride Celebration June 29th & 30th

    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert June 19th

    7th Annual Community Pride Shabbat June 21st

    East Bay Aids Walk June 22nd

    World Environment Day at Save The Bay June 5th

    Volunteer at the 2013 Senior Games

    API Circle Celebration May 31st

    Volunteer at AACI Afterschool Youth Program - Homework Assistance

    Event Assistance Needed with Asian American Voices

    Volunteer Opportunity - Outreach and Communications

    Register to be a marrow donor with Asian American Donor Program

    Take Your Taste Buds on a Tour May 20th & 21st

    Burmese New Year Water Festival May 26th

    Asian Heritage Street Celebration May 18th

    Alameda Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Festival May 18th

    Asian Heritage Celebration at the Asian Art Museum May 18th

    Free Health Screening & Blood Testing May 18th

    San Jose Taiko Workshop May 18th

    PAAWBAC: Women as Gamechangers Network Event May 19th

    Sunnyvale World Multi Cultural Day May 19th

    Make Mom Proud at Creekside Park May 11th

    Taiwanese American Cultural Festival May 11

    Growing Our Future April 18

    Save the Bay Earth Day at Ravenswood Pond April 20

    Earth Day on the Bay April 20

    Earth Day Shoreline Clean Up April 20

    Berkeley Vegan Earth Day April 20

    Path Wanderers Earth Day Walk April 20

    Bikes in Berkeley Earth Day Festival April 20

    Save the Bay April 20

    Earth Day Restoration and Clean Up April 13

    Berkeley Bay Festival April 13

    Introduction to Seed Saving April 13

    Creek Exploration Field Trip April 14

    Promise and Peril Art Gallery Tour April 14

    The State of Fracking in California April 16

    Rocky Shore to Begin New Naturalist Training Courses in March

    Save the Bay this Easter March 30

    2013 Eggstravaganza March 30

    3Girls Theatre Company Celebrates Women's History Month  

    Women's Jazz & Blues Camp Concert March 29

    Be a Kid Again March 20

    Lend a Hand with Village Harvest March 23

    SF Bicycle Coalition Rec Ride March 23

    Women's History Month Trivia Night March 23

    South Bay Fishing in the City March 17

    Family Free Day at MoAD March 16

    2nd Annual South Bay Womyn's Conference March 9

    Oakland's International Womyn's Day Celebration March 9

    International Women's Day Celebration at the Jazzschool March 9

    Suffragette March Reenactment March 9

    Encourage Courage March 2

    Befriend and Friend March 2

    Santa Cruz County Needs Hospice Volunteers - Deadline Feb 28

    Read Across America Day March 1

    Lecture: The Role of Father Like Care in the Education of Young Black Males Feb 28

    The sf | noir Wine & Food event celebrates Black History Month 2013!

    The Jazzschool Celebrates Black History Month with Performances

    Save a Life, Give Blood Feb 23

    Black History Month Executive Round Table Feb 28

    NAACP Hosts Second Annual Flag Raising Ceremony Feb 15

    A  Feast for the African Art Collector Feb 8-10

    FREE Day at the Museum of the African Diaspora, Feb 10

    Explore the Beauty of Wetlands at Martin Luther King Jr. Native Plant Nursery Feb 6 

    Join the Veterans Celebrate Black History Month at Sankofa Sunday, Feb 10

    Please Don't Touch My Hair Feb 12

    America's Cup Healthy Ocean Project Feb 9

    Volunteer with Downtown Streets Team Jan 29th and 30th

    Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy MLK Day of Service

    Make this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a "Day on, not a day off"

    Volunteers Needed at the ILFS Festival in November!

    Volunteer with America's Cup!

    Volunteer at the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot in Nov

    Volunteer at Palo Alto Faber Tract Nov 17, 2012

    Volunteer at MLK Shoreline Nov 17, 2012

    Give Thanks at San Francisquito Creek Nov 18, 2012

    Volunteer Your Team for the Food Drive at Bay Area Safeway Stores Nov 17, 2012

    Volunteer at Palo Alto Native Plant Nursery Nov 14, 2012

    Get Grounded at Eden Landing Nov 10, 2012

    Vote your Favorite Plant at MLK Shoreline Nov 7, 2012

    Volunteer at the Open in Oct

    Volunteer for Gatepath's Power of Possibilities Recognition Event Oct 26, 2012

    Halloweeding at Eden Landing Ecological Reserve Oct 27, 2012

    Volunteers Needed at Rebuilding Day Oct 27, 2012

    Volunteer and Help Honor the Bay Area Nov 3, 2012

    Native-American Heritage Month at Ravenswood Salt Ponds Nov 3, 2012

    Volunteer at MLK Shoreline Nov 4, 2012

    Volunteer at the Petaluma Fundraising Walk Oct 19 & 20, 2012

    Volunteer at Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Day Oct 20, 2012

    Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Day in Menlo Park Oct 20, 2012

    Volunteer at San Francisquito Creek Oct 6, 2012

    Volunteer at Creekside Park Oct 6, 2012

    Volunteer at the Faber Tract Oct 7, 2012

    Volunteer at the Palo Alto Native Plant Nursery Oct 10, 2012

    Volunteer at the Hispanic Foundation Ball Oct 13, 2012

    Join the Bay Area 5K Walk/Run for Food Allergy Oct 13, 2012

    Train Your Brain Day at Eden Landing Oct 13, 2012

    Volunteer on National Estuaries Day Sept 29, 2012

    3rd Volunteer Fair Stevens Creek San Jose Sept 22, 2012

    Volunteer at the San Francisco SPCA Sept 22, 2012

    Volunteer at the Palo Alto Faber Tract Sept 22, 2012

    Volunteer at the San Francisco SPCA Sept 5, 2012

    Volunteer at the Native Plant Nursery Sept 5, 2012

    Volunteer to do Wild Wetland Weeding Sept 8, 2012

    FAANadix Car Show Fundraiser

    Coastal Cleanup Day at Oakland Coliseum Sept 15, 2012

    Be a Part of Coastal Cleanup Day September 15, 2012

    Volunteer at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend!

    For Food Allergies July 28, 2012

    Volunteer to Help Save the Bay's Plants August 1, 2012

    Help Cleanup Ocean Beach Aug 10, 2012

    Volunteer at the Olympic Viewing Party August 7 & 11, 2012

    Volunteer at the Eden Landing Ecological Reserve Aug 18, 2012

    Help Restore the Marin Headlands Aug 25, 2012

    Summer Lunch Program volunteers needed to deliver meals

    Summer Camp Helpers needed in the South Bay

    New Moon Weeding at the Faber Tract in East Palo Alto July 21, 2012

    Weeding at the MLK Jr. Shoreline in Oakland July 14, 2012

    Smell the Roses at the Heritage Rose Garden

    Volunteer to Light the Livermore Sky July 4, 2012

    Give the Gift of Reading this Summer, volunteer at San Jose Library

    Wetland Weeding at Eden Landing Ecologic Reserve June 30, 2012

    Get Gardening Time in This Summer

    Alameda County Food Bank Needs Your Help June 23, 2012

    Summer Solstice at Martin Luther King Jr. Shoreline (Oakland) June 23, 2012

    Celebrate Father's Day by Saving the Bay June 16, 2012

    Volunteers needed for Catholic Charities Golf Tournament June 11, 2012

    Show Your Team Spirit by Volunteering at the Earthquakes 5K/10K Challenge May 27, 2012

    Helpers needed for Scavenger Hunt in Los Gatos May 20, 2012

    Bug Out at the Youth Science Institute's Annual Insect Fair May 12, 2012

    Volunteer at the Promise Walk San Jose May 6, 2012

    Help Outreach for AACI's Asian American Voices

    Assist AACI's Afterschool Youth Program

    Volunteer for AACI's Center for Tortured Survivors

    Growing Up Asian in America Art and Essay Contest 2012

    Volunteer at the Free Meals Program During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month May 28

    Support the Southeast Asian Women Community

    Lend a Helping Hand at Day Break Senior Adult Day Care

    Volunteer at the Chinatown Health Fair in Oct

    Volunteers needed at the San Mateo Hep B Free

    Support the Korean Community Center of the East Bay

    Cameron House Chinatown Carnival needs Volunteers

    Offer Your Time at Yu-Ai Kai

    Cameron House Bilingual program needs your help!

    Volunteer at the Center for Survivors of Torture Center

    Can you cook?

    Chinatown Youth Mentors needed

    Help distribute summer reading books to students in San Jose

    India Community Center needs volunteer Summer Camp Counselors

    Volunteer at the Asian Health Center in Oakland

    Filipino Cultural Arts Organization needs your help!

    Tawainese Cultural Festival needs volunteers 

    It's Planting Season in Golden Gate National Parks- Marin, SF & San Mateo

    Make it a Family Affair and Join the Golden Gate Trail Crew

    Become a Park Steward with the Golden Gate Parks Conservancy

    Be a Part of the Plant Patrol with the Golden Gate Parks Conservancy

    Gardeners needed for the Historic Alcatraz Gardens 

    Keep Sutro Heights & SF Shoreline Beautiful!

    Presidio’s reforestation needs your help!

    Help Transplant Seedlings

    Endangered Species Day-volunteers needed!

    Pandemonium Aviaries Volunteer Coordinator Needed

    Volunteer and Learn about Native Plants at Fort Funston Nursery

    Volunteer at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival in May

    Kick-off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 6, 2012

    Volunteer at the Asian Heritage Street Celebration May 19, 2012

    Help Maintain Korean Language Class and Cultural Club May 18, 2012

    UC Berkeley Professor Michael Omi Speaking at Sunnyvale Library May 14, 2012

    Support Sacred Heart Community Service May 12, 2012

    Help Out at the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival May 12, 2012

    Assist at the Bridging Communities Through Film and Dialogue Event May 8, 2012

    Volunteer at the Heritage Awards May 7, 2012

    Pitch in this April during National Park Month

    Let's Rebuild Together and Help Out for National Rebuilding Day Apr 28, 2012

    Chip In at Redwood City's Annual Spring Cleanup Day Apr 28, 2012

    Help with Seed Sowing at the Palo Alto Native Plant Nursery Apr 11, 2012

    Earth Day Volunteer Event April 21, 2012

    Clear Golden Gate Park Trails April 21, 2012

    Volunteers Needed for Ocean Beach Clean-Up on April 21, 2012

    Participate at the Alameda County Community Food Bank on March 30, 2012

    Show Your Green Thumb and Maintain Areas of Fort Mason Mar 27, 2012

    Read Across America need Volunteers

    Volunteer on Leap Day Feb 29, 2012

    Save the Bay needs Volunteers

    Volunteer on LEAP Day Feb 29, 2012 at RAFT!

    Volunteer to Drive and Deliver Meals in San Jose

    Weekday Volunteers needed to assist with CalFresh sign-ups

    Help teach Basic Computers Skills to Parents on Wednesdays in San Jose

    Help Prune Roses at the Heritage Rose Garden in San Jose

    Volunteers needed at the Santee Family Resource Center on Thursdays

    After School Homework Tutors needed in Hayward

    Volunteer Readers needed in San Jose

    Help the Disabled Community

    Volunteer at the TECH Museum

    Teen Volunteers needed in the Peninsula

    Volunteer during President's Weekend Feb 18, 2012

    Helpers Needed for Zumba Valentine's Day Event Feb 10 2012

    Lunar New Year event needs Volunteers Feb 10, 2012

    Volunteer in the Golden Gate National Parks on Jan 28, 2012

    Volunteer at Sacred Heart Community Center with Junior League San Jose

    Planting for Penguins with Save the Bay Jan. 28, 2012

    MLK Jr. Day of Service - Ulistac Park

    MLK Jr. Day of Service- Alameda County Community Food Bank