Art in the Hights: Earth Day Literary Action!




Join The California Writers Club for a festival of outdoor lit in Joaquin Miller Park!

On Earth Day Weekend, Sunday, April 24th, 2022, the Berkeley Branch will host a day of springtime activities and networking. All events are free except the meeting/speaker series, for which we ask that you purchase a ticket. (Free tickets are available for those who need them.)

10-12 p.m. Earth Day in the Park

Come work with Friends of Joaquin Miller Park featuring a CWC Wolf-Pack write-in. A speaker will give an overview of the state of the trees in the Oakland Hills, providing focus points for literary and physical action. Participants can choose to:

  • write letters advocating restoration of the Cascade or other needs of nature,
  • grab some gloves and pull out invasive species
  • tune in to the “minister of the woods” and free write among the Oaks and Redwoods.
  • LOCATION

12-1 p.m. Picnic Lunch! BYOBOC (Bring your own Basket of Chow) / “Joaquin Miller Went Walkin”

Bring a picnic lunch and socialize with other writers (LOCATION), OR participate in a lively and fun family-friendly activity that includes singing and drawing.(LOCATION)

1-2 p.m. CWC Meeting & Speaker Series

“Sustainable Storytelling” – our April meeting and Speaker series featuring Writer in Residence Kristen Caven, offering psychological resilience hacks for your characters—and yourself! LOCATION | REGISTER

2:30-3 p.m. “A Breath of Fresh Air”

An open mic among the Redwoods. LOCATION


Bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a hat, a picnic lunch, walking shoes, and your writing stuff. We look forward to being together!

RSVP |PRINTABLE EVENT MAP|Say you’re coming on Facebook!

12-2pm, April 24th at the Ranger Station


Craib meadow area





event map

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