City of Concord California

News Release

March 30, 2017

Concord Earth Day work party at Hillcrest Park

The City of Concord will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Hillcrest Community Park, Olivera Road at Grant Street.

"We invite the community to celebrate our planet, and bring the family out to improve one of Concord's most popular parks," says Concord Events Program Coordinator Shannon Griffin.

Families will assist with tree plantings, path restoration, creek clean-up, butterfly garden prep and trash pick-up. The check-in tent will be located near the playground. Participants are asked to bring gloves and shovels if they have them, and to come in their favorite work clothes.

For more information, contact Shannon Griffin at (925) 671-3068 or To RSVP, visit and search for event by Griffin's email address.

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