Run/Walk/Celebrate for BAHIA

BahiaThis Saturday (4/25) the park will host a celebration on the 40th anniversary of BAHIA, the bilingual child development and afterschool program in Berkeley.  There’ll be a 5K run/walk starting at 9 a.m. followed by a celebration from noon to 2 pm.  Here’s the details from the event page:


Saturday, April 25th!

BAHIA, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides quality bilingual early to school age care and education to children. Camina y Corre is our anniversary fundraiser for: Centro VIDA, Bahia School Age Program, Academia de Centro Vida and Academia de Bahia. All funds raised go directly to support BAHIA’s unique and valued bilingual educational programs!

We invite you, your friends and family to the 5K CAMINA Y CORRE POR BAHIA!


8:00-8:45AM: Corredores/Runners

9:00-9:45AM: Caminantes/Walkers

Race starts 

9:00AM: Corredores/Runners

 10:00AM: Caminantes/Walkers



Lunch: Taco Truck “El Grullo”

ALL YOU CAN EAT TACOS (Veggie Included), CHIPS & Agua Fresca (no sodas)!!!—

Enjoy the beautiful day at our anniversary party while Celebrating BAHIA’s community and promoting the health of families and children! Join us after the 5K for fun surprises, health information, food, activities and freebies!

It’s our birthday and we need your help to blow out the 40 candles!

The event is a fundraiser with a goal of raising $40,000.  To make a donation go to the event donation page here.

BAHIA’s mission is to “Provide families with high quality, nurturing, bilingual learning environments where children grow to become successful lifelong learners.”  The center is located at 1000 Camelia Street in Berkeley and has programs at 1718 8th Street in James Kenney Park, Berkeley.

Thanks to Beatriz Leyva-Cutler and Santiago Casal for forwarding the information.

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