It’s actually true. Rain not only improves gardens, but gardening! Weeds are much easier to pull from soft, moist soil than sun-hardened dirt. And there’s plenty of ‘em to pull!
So don’t let a little moisture stop you from joining the last Garden Work Day of the school year. We need all hands to . . . → Read More: It’s Better in the Rain: Garden Work Day, Saturday June 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Spring is in high gear and the gardens are going wild. They need a little taming! Don’t miss Garden Work Day from 9 to 1 on Saturday.
Kids (and adults) are encouraged to bring instruments for a jam session on the playground. Peralta music teacher Mr. Tidball is expected to make a special appearance.
. . . → Read More: Garden Work Day With a Soundtrack
The sun is out, the mornings are light and Wednesday, April 6 is another Walk/Bike/Roll/Bus/Train/Carpool-to-School Day.
If you drive, consider parking a few blocks from school and walking the rest of the way with your kids. Stop by the prize table on your way in—there will be free goodies!
This is a free event. In . . . → Read More: Walk, Roll, or Scoot to School on Wednesday, April 6
If you love Mother Earth, you’ll be ecstatic this Saturday!
Early spring gardening is our favorite. The plants are ready raise their hands and vote their favorite colors to vie for bee’s attentions.
Do we need to say it? Wear clothes you love (and that can get very dirty) at Peralta’s ever-expanding, freedom-loving, . . . → Read More: Spring is Here! Garden Work Day March 19
With all the auction activities, forecast for inclement weather, and the short notice, we have decided to postpone Saturday’s Garden Work Day until Saturday March 19.
See you then!
The first Walk/Roll to School event of the new year is Wednesday morning. Let’s start the year strong and make an extra big effort to walk, bike, roll or take public transportation to school. If you drive consider parking a few blocks from school and walking the rest with your kids. A table will . . . → Read More: Walk and Roll to School on Wednesday, Jan. 5
Make an extra big effort on Wednesday, December 8, to walk, ride, roll or take public transportation to school. If you drive consider parking a few blocks from school and walking the rest the rest of the way with themâ€”you’ll avoid the traffic around Peralta and get a few minutes of fresh air before . . . → Read More: Walk/Roll to School on Wednesday, December 8
Why spend your Saturday holiday shopping when you could be digging in the dirt at Peralta with your friends?
Join us from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday for the last GWD of 2010! On the to-do list: Trimming, winter clean-up and the area formerly known as “the grassy mound.”Â Bring a . . . → Read More: Garden Work Day 12/4: More Fun than the Mall
1st Grade Students and parents host the November Garden Workd Day – but ALL students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend. We have hundreds of bulbs to plant!
Please bring trowels (little shovels) and gloves if you have them; we’ll be digging lots of holes (hands work, too).
After the . . . → Read More: It’s Time For Bulbs! GARDEN WORK DAY Saturday Nov. 6, 9am – 1pm
Did you know that in one generation, the number of kids walking and bicycling to school has dropped from 71% to 18%?
And that cars are responsible for 50% of the Bay Area’s greenhouse gas emissions?
Leave your car at home and walk, ride, roll or take public transportation to school for International Walk . . . → Read More: Peralta Kids Will Walk and Roll: Wednesday, Oct. 6