Dublin Pride Week

Saturday, April 29 - Saturday, May 6


Dublin Pride Week is an annual event that promotes a positive image for the City of Dublin. The events encourage people to work to improve our world through environmental awareness and volunteerism.


Volunteer Day


Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Volunteers are needed to help with senior assistance, school and park beautification, and creek clean-up projects. Registration is now open. Please email es@dublin.ca.gov or call 925-833-6630 for more information.  Please note, registration will close on Sunday, April 23, 2017.
    

Food Drive

Saturday, April 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Food will be collected at Sprouts and both Safeways in Dublin. Food will also be collected at Volunteer Day until 1:00 p.m. The donations will be presented to food banks that service the Dublin community, including the Children's Emergency Council.

Drug Take-Back, E-Waste Recycling, Document Shredding

Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at 100 Civic Plaza.  Items will be unloaded from your vehicle for you for recycling and safe disposal as outlined here.

Drug Take-Back


 Clean out your medicine cabinet and safely dispose of expired and unused drugs. No questions asked. Acceptable: Capsules, pills, and all other solid forms of prescription medication. Not Acceptable: Syringes, liquids, creams, and injectables.

E-Waste Recycling


Donate old electronics for recycling including computers, TVs, and gaming systems. Follow the link for a comprehensive list of acceptable electronics.
 

Document Shredding


Dublin residents may bring documents containing personal or sensitive information to be professionally shredded on-site (maximum of 4 boxes).  Participants must bring i.d. with proof of Dublin residency.

Home Energy Workshop

Wednesday, May 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 100 Civic Plaza.  Learn about the Home Energy Score, a rating system which rates your home's energy efficiency on a scale of 1-10, similar to a MPG rating system for a car.  Next learn about the Home Upgrade Program which provides rebates to homeowners who want to take action on energy efficient upgrades.  Light dinner will be provided.  Email es@dublin.ca.gov to reserve your spot!
 

Screening of Dirt! The Movie


Saturday, May 6, 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m. at Dublin Heritage Park and Museum, 6600 Donlon Way, Old St. Raymond Church. Dirt! The Movie is a documentary directed by Gene Rosow and Bill Benson and narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis.  This fascinating film brings to life the environmental, economic, social, and political impact that soil has worldwide.  Dirt! The Movie will be played on loop in the church as part of Dublin’s Spring Fair on the Farm. Check out the trailer! Information about how you can build healthy soil in your back yard will also be available. 

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection and Compost Give-Away Day
 

Saturday, May 6. Schedule an appointment to dispose of household hazardous waste in Dublin by calling 925-557-1091 or emailing psc-appointments@answerquick.com. A detailed flyer describing the event was mailed to all single-family dwellings in April. 
    

Poster & Essay Contest
 

The annual Dublin Pride Week Poster Contest is open to all K-12 students in Dublin.  This contest is a project of the Dublin Pride Week Committee and the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) Dublin/San Ramon chapter. This year the City of Dublin marks its 35th year as a city.  We have incorporated the anniversary into this year’s poster and essay contest.  This year’s poster theme is "Celebrate Dublin the Emerald City”. The question for the essay contest is “What environmental actions can Dubliners take in the next 35 years to reduce our impact on the environment?”  All Dublin students are encouraged to participate.  
 

Contact Us


For more information, please contact the City of Dublin, Public Works Department by email  es@Dublin.ca.gov or at 925-833-6630.
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