News Release

Annual Citywide Cleanup and Community Fair returns to Weekes Community Center Park

May 1, 2018

HAYWARD, Calif., May 1, 2018—The Hayward Citywide Cleanup and Community Fair, an annual rite of spring, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, and again be based at Weekes Community Center Park, 27182 Patrick Avenue., in the city’s Tennyson neighborhood.
Participants in the event’s marquee citywide cleanup project are encouraged to register in advance at the city website and arrive at 8:30 a.m. to receive area assignments, maps, and litter collection, bagging and drop-off instructions.
There will be food, music, games and activities for children and adults, opportunities to learn about and participate in City of Hayward initiatives, including a special Book-to-Action immigration mural project, apply to serve on city boards and commissions, as well as get information on a range of library, health and other public services.  Free copies of this year’s Book-to-Action selection, In the Country We Love: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero, will be available upon request (while supplies last).
Adult supervision is not provided by the City of Hayward at this event.  All volunteer participants in the cleanup project who are under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult.
For more event information, contact Carol Lee of the city Department of Utilities and Environmental Services, at (510) 583-4718 or

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