WE MEET ON THURSDAYS 11 AM – 1 PM AND WELCOME ALL ARTISTS. WE’LL RESUME MEETING AFTERWARDS AT THE SITE TO SHARE OUR WORK WITH EACH OTHER AT 1 PM.
July 7: MEEKER SLOUGH, Richmond: From Berkeley, take I-80 north. Use the right two lanes to merge onto I-580 toward the Richmond Bridge. Take the South 23rd Street/ Marina Bay exit off I-580. Use the left two lanes to turn left onto Marina Bay Parkway at the signal light. Continue on Marina Bay Parkway, crossing Regatta Boulevard (4th traffic light). Turn left onto Bayside Drive.
July 14: BLAKE GARDENS* 70 Rincon Rd, Kensington* blakegarden.ced.berkeley.edu/ Blake Garden should again now be in full bloom, particularly perennials. From the north, take Arlington Blvd and turn right onto Rincon Rd. and turn right again into the parking lot. From the south, turn left just before the flashing light onto Rincon Road. Then turn left into the driveway for the Blake Garden parking lot. Rincon Road meets Arlington Blvd. both north & south of the big church on the west side of Arlington.
July 21: WILDCAT CANYON, Monte Cresta Ave. San Pablo at the end of Monte Cresta Ave. Provides open vistas of Alvarado Park, Wildcat Canyon, and further parklands to the Bay. Take I-80 north to San Pablo Dam Rd. exit and turn right onto San Pablo Dam Rd. Turn right onto Morrow Dr., then left onto Hillcrest Rd. Follow Hillcrest for a while. Turn right onto Bonita Rd., then left onto Monte Cresta Ave. where we meet at the dead end.
July 28: SAN PABLO HISTORICAL MUSEUMS* 13831 San Pablo Ave, San Pablo The historical society volunteers will open the interior courtyards of the Adobe House (with fountains), the Blume House, the Bunk House, and the cork tree which all make interesting subjects for painting. Park in the lot in front of the Blume House Museum.
* Restrooms Available