Saturday, February 21, 2015

11:00am to 02:00pm

Cooley Landing Sign

Come celebrate African-American History Month at Ravenswood Open Space Preserve this Saturday, February 21st!  This FREE, family event will feature guided hikes, children’s activities, bird-watching, kids crafts, environmental education activities, refreshments, and exploration of the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve which is located at Cooley Landing Park in East Palo Alto.

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District and Henrietta Burroughts, founder of the East Palo Alto Center for Community Media, are co-hosting this event with special guests Senator Jerry Hill, Assemblymember Rich Gordon, Supervisor Warren Slocum, East Palo Alto Mayor Lisa Yarbrough-Gauthier and the California Buffalo Soldiers Association.

The weather should be perfect, too! 

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To reach the southern portion of the Preserve, take the University Avenue exit (toward East Palo Alto) from Highway 101. (From southbound Highway 101, turn right on University Avenue. From northbound Highway 101, turn left on Donohoe Street, then turn right on University Avenue.) Continue on University Avenue (north) for about 3 long blocks. Turn right on Bay Road. Follow Bay Road to the very end, continuing through gate RW01 (about 1 mile total). Note: Bay Road narrows and becomes a dirt road. The Preserve parking area is on the left.