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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

bike racers at hellyer velodrome

The track bike racing season has begun at Hellyer County Park Velodrome. Races are held every Wednesday night through Sept 21. Come out and watch up to two hours of non-stop racing action under the lights!

The track opens around 6pm and racing starts promptly at 6:45pm. The racers consist of various groups: women and men, beginners through experts. See different types of track events, each about 15 minutes in length. For the full Hellyer County Park Velodrome event calendar, visit hellyervelodrome.com/calendar

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

Curious about the natural world in your own backyard?  This educational program for adults will introduce participants to the natural history of Santa Clara County with an emphasis on the region’s geology, native plants, and common wildlife.  You will hear each week from guest speakers and scientists about the natural history our parks preserve. We will meet together over four sessions.

For more information about the Neighborhood Naturalists course, click here.

Advanced registration required. To register, click here

Questions? Email [email protected]
 

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

660 W Main Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
United States

Saturday, May 21, 2022

Hedgerow Work Day | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come join park staff and the Friends of Martial Cottle Park in a fun and lively effort to install and maintain the multi-functional hedgerow at the park. Learn the positive impact these hedgerows have on the landscape and what it takes to keep them thrive.

Important COVID-19 update
To protect County personnel, the community members with whom County personnel interact, and all residents of the county, the County will require all County personnel (including volunteers) 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated, and up-to-date on boosters for which they are eligible**, subject to limited exceptions. Proof of vaccination status shall be provided onsite at the start of service (via paper vaccination card, a photo of that card, or a digital SMART Health Card issued by the State of California). Vaccination status will not be retained or shared. If you wish to apply for an exemption to this requirement, please contact the volunteer office at [email protected]
**Fully vaccinated means it has been at least 2 weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine. Up-to-date on boosters means a person is fully vaccinated and has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized or approved by the FDA. Click here for up-to-date information on vaccination and boosters.

Minimum age: 12

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Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, May 21, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

5283 Snell Ave
San Jose, CA 95136
United States

Hellyer Weeding Parties! | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 If you are looking to get outside and connect with new people right in your backyard, this is the opportunity for you! California native plants play an important role in the health of our parks. To help them thrive, we have to work together to remove non-native and invasive plants.

This event is in partnership with Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful.

Important COVID-19 update
To protect County personnel, the community members with whom County personnel interact, and all residents of the county, the County will require all County personnel (including volunteers) 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated, and up-to-date on boosters for which they are eligible**, subject to limited exceptions. Proof of vaccination status shall be provided onsite at the start of service (via paper vaccination card, a photo of that card, or a digital SMART Health Card issued by the State of California). Vaccination status will not be retained or shared. If you wish to apply for an exemption to this requirement, please contact the volunteer office at [email protected]
**Fully vaccinated means it has been at least 2 weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine. Up-to-date on boosters means a person is fully vaccinated and has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized or approved by the FDA. Click here for up-to-date information on vaccination and boosters.

Minimum age: 12

SIGN UP HERE

Father and son at Hellyer County Park weeding party
Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, May 21, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

National River Cleanup Day | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Santa Clara County Parks are hosting sites for National River Cleanup Day!

National River Cleanup is a national day of action to protect our rivers, watersheds, and wildlife from trash and debris. Since its inception in 1991, American Rivers have engaged more than 1.3 million volunteers who have participated in thousands of cleanups across the country, covering more than 261,000 miles of waterways and removing more than 32.5 million pounds of litter and debris.

Check the details below to see where and when they will be held, just be sure to pre-register. Due to COVID-19, walk-ups cannot be accomodated. We will be practicing social distancing and gloves and face coverings will be worn by all staff and participants at all times.

No special skills are required for this event. Please bring a filled water bottle and sunscreen. Standard adult sized work gloves and pick up sticks are provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

All ages are welcome. If under 14 years old, please contact the Volunteer Office listed below to register for an online account.

Important COVID-19 update
To protect County personnel, the community members with whom County personnel interact, and all residents of the county, the County will require all County personnel (including volunteers) 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated, and up-to-date on boosters for which they are eligible**, subject to limited exceptions. Proof of vaccination status shall be provided onsite at the start of service (via paper vaccination card, a photo of that card, or a digital SMART Health Card issued by the State of California). Vaccination status will not be retained or shared. If you wish to apply for an exemption to this requirement, please contact the volunteer office at [email protected]
**Fully vaccinated means it has been at least 2 weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine. Up-to-date on boosters means a person is fully vaccinated and has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized or approved by the FDA. Click here for up-to-date information on vaccination and boosters.

Sign Up Here

Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, May 21, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Mindful Walking in Nature | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Relish the joy of being in the moment and fully aware of your body and mind. Learn how to be mindful and minimize your wandering thoughts while walking through nature. Meet at the Martial Cottle Park Visitor Center with water, comfortable shoes, and layers. Registration begins May 1st using Eventbrite.

Event Type:
Public Programs
Sunday, May 22, 2022
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

5283 Snell Ave
San Jose , CA 95136
United States

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

bike racers at hellyer velodrome

The track bike racing season has begun at Hellyer County Park Velodrome. Races are held every Wednesday night through Sept 21. Come out and watch up to two hours of non-stop racing action under the lights!

The track opens around 6pm and racing starts promptly at 6:45pm. The racers consist of various groups: women and men, beginners through experts. See different types of track events, each about 15 minutes in length. For the full Hellyer County Park Velodrome event calendar, visit hellyervelodrome.com/calendar

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

Curious about the natural world in your own backyard?  This educational program for adults will introduce participants to the natural history of Santa Clara County with an emphasis on the region’s geology, native plants, and common wildlife.  You will hear each week from guest speakers and scientists about the natural history our parks preserve. We will meet together over four sessions.

For more information about the Neighborhood Naturalists course, click here.

Advanced registration required. To register, click here

Questions? Email [email protected]

Event Type:
Public Programs
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

660 W Main Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
United States

Saturday, May 28, 2022

Hedgerow Work Day | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Come join park staff and the Friends of Martial Cottle Park in a fun and lively effort to install and maintain the multi-functional hedgerow at the park. Learn the positive impact these hedgerows have on the landscape and what it takes to keep them thrive.

Important COVID-19 update
To protect County personnel, the community members with whom County personnel interact, and all residents of the county, the County will require all County personnel (including volunteers) 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated, and up-to-date on boosters for which they are eligible**, subject to limited exceptions. Proof of vaccination status shall be provided onsite at the start of service (via paper vaccination card, a photo of that card, or a digital SMART Health Card issued by the State of California). Vaccination status will not be retained or shared. If you wish to apply for an exemption to this requirement, please contact the volunteer office at [email protected]
**Fully vaccinated means it has been at least 2 weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine. Up-to-date on boosters means a person is fully vaccinated and has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized or approved by the FDA. Click here for up-to-date information on vaccination and boosters.

Minimum age: 12

Sign Up Here

Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, May 28, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

5283 Snell Ave
San Jose, CA 95136
United States

Hellyer Weeding Parties! | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 If you are looking to get outside and connect with new people right in your backyard, this is the opportunity for you! California native plants play an important role in the health of our parks. To help them thrive, we have to work together to remove non-native and invasive plants.

This event is in partnership with Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful.

Important COVID-19 update
To protect County personnel, the community members with whom County personnel interact, and all residents of the county, the County will require all County personnel (including volunteers) 12 years of age and older to be fully vaccinated, and up-to-date on boosters for which they are eligible**, subject to limited exceptions. Proof of vaccination status shall be provided onsite at the start of service (via paper vaccination card, a photo of that card, or a digital SMART Health Card issued by the State of California). Vaccination status will not be retained or shared. If you wish to apply for an exemption to this requirement, please contact the volunteer office at [email protected]
**Fully vaccinated means it has been at least 2 weeks since a person has completed the entire recommended series of a COVID-19 vaccine. Up-to-date on boosters means a person is fully vaccinated and has also obtained any booster doses of a COVID-19 vaccination for which they are eligible as authorized or approved by the FDA. Click here for up-to-date information on vaccination and boosters.

Minimum age: 12

SIGN UP HERE

Father and son at Hellyer County Park weeding party
Event Type:
Volunteer Opportunity
Saturday, May 28, 2022
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

985 Hellyer Ave
San Jose, CA 95111
United States

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