October 4 – BERKELEY NORTH BRANCH LIBRARY
Meet at the Library, Hopkins & The Alameda. From El Cerrito/Richmond, take Arlington Blvd to the Circle, use Monterey exit downhill to The Alameda. From Berkeley/ N. Oakland, take MLK north, remain on Alameda, the library is on your left at intersection. This is a fall color location.
October 11 – BERKELEY NORTH BRANCH LIBRARY –MORE FALL PAINTING
Meet at Hopkins at Colusa Streets in Berkeley. Continuation of last week’s location to paint the rows of sycamore trees as they change color. In front of the tennis courts there are some benches and a bathroom at King Pool. Close to the Monterey Market area and Berkeley Horticultural Nursery (another option)
October 18 – BERKELEY BOTANICAL GARDEN
Meet at 200 Centennial Drive. From El Cerrito/Richmond take Hwy 80 to University turnoff, make right onto San Pablo, left on to Dwight (or take Arlington to the Alameda, MLK, left on Dwight) left on Prospect right on Canyon Rd, slight left onto Centennial Dr. From Berk./N.Oakland take Telgraph to right on Dwight, left on Prospect, right on Canyon, slight left onto Centennial. Park in lot on left above garden. Parking Fee and Admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors. Check your library for free passes.
October 25— POINT PINOLE
Meet at Atlas parking lot. From I-580 east take the exit at Richmond Parkway/Castro Street and go north for about 5 miles on Richmond Parkway. Exit at Giant Highway and turn right. The park entrance will be ahead on the left, past the railroad.
From I-80 traveling toward Vallejo take the Richmond Parkway exit and go west towards the Bay. Cross San Pablo Avenue and watch for the Pt. Pinole/Giant Highway exit. Turn right (north) at Giant Highway. The park entrance will be ahead on the left, past the railroad tracks. If the shuttle is running it costs $1.00 round trip to the pier 12-61. Seniors ride free. Leaves Flagpole at 11:20 http://www.ebparks.org/parks/pt_pinole