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March 25, 2018 (Lakeside) -- Spring is here! The flowers are blooming, the trees are beginning to sprout new leaves, and the birds have begun to sing. TheLakeside River Park is offering a series of educational classes and workshops, most of which are free. Here are some upcoming opportunities, and you can find even more at the River Park’s website.

March 31st (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.) - Go Native! A class and workshop where you will learn all about native plants and how to successfully use them in your own landscape. Register here.

April 7th (8 a.m. - 11 a.m.) - Watershed clean-up at Cactus Pond (formerly known as Huck Pond). Register here.

April 21st (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - Creek To Bay Clean-Up at Cactus Pond, partnership with I Love A Clean San Diego. Registration opens here on 4/1/18.

May 23rd (6 p.m. - 7 p.m.) - Kumeyaay History in San Diego. A speaker will be coming to the River Park from the Barona Cultural Center. There will be a presentation and artifacts that you will be able to observe. Note this is a weekday evening class. Great for all ages! Register here.

June 23rd - EVENT - 11th Annual River Run 5k Race. Fee required, more info here.

June 30th (10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.) - All About Pollinators. UCSD Professor, David Holway, who is wild about plant-pollinator interactions and social insect invasions will be our speaker. You'll learn all about these wonderful creatures, how they can benefit you and what we can do to reciprocate and encourage them. Talk will be approx. 1 hour with Q&A to follow. Register here.

July 21st (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for your dogBy appointment only and there is a cost of $77 per dog. Register and select your appointment time here.

September 8th - EVENT - Once In A Blue Moon Gala. Fee required, more info to come. SAVE THE DATE.

October 5th (8:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.) - Hike with the Executive Director. Location to be determined. Register here.


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