Working with natural sand and sand toys allows for creative, active, healthy play for children and fosters their development in many ways.
With minimum legal notice and no posted signs in the park, the Albany Park & Recreation Commission (P&R) voted to remove over 2/3rds of the sand and cover most of the Dartmouth [...]
Wow! A bunch of hail came down the night of 03-18-11. Here are some pix.
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Here is a link to a nice article about the Tot Lot [...]
The City of Albany has asked for a community meeting to talk about the painting of the Tot Lot. This email includes the official letter along with some added history by me =)
Joanna Manqueros approached me a while back about making the Tot Lot look a bit nicer. She was upset that the front area was filled with sand, the fence looked bleak, garbage was strewn about and much of the park had been tagged with spray paint. I volunteered to help dig and water and she set about gathering plants.
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It’s a 3day 3peat!
Four years ago I walked 60 miles in San Diego with my friend Jamie for Team HNH Hope. It was an incredible experience and I came away from it feeling that if so many people were so involved in this fight against breast cancer, then there would most certainly be a cure within my lifetime.
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To: John Ciccarelli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ulan McKnight <email@example.com>
Subject: Albany Pedestrian Master Plan – 09-14-10
We spoke yesterday at the Albany Pedestrian Master Plan discussion forum. I am writing to summarize our discussion and to introduce you to a number of additional interested community members. Everyone mentioned below has had multiple conversations about traffic in our neighborhood and has indicated they wish to be involved in this process. I am sending this email to everyone mentioned and also to our Tot Lot “Events” discussion list.
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AFOOP Block Party 2010
Please join us for the 8th Annual AFOOP Block Party.
We start early. We party late. Lots of fun for adults. Lots of fun for kids. Bring a change of clothes and a towel (or two!) Meet old friends. Meet new friends. Listen to great music. Bring your rig and play with [...]
What form of traffic calming would you like to see
Additional Stop sign at Stannage
One-way exit off Dartmouth Street from Kains to San Pablo and from Evelyn to Masonic
Round-about diverter (intersection island) at Stannage
Round-about diverter (intersection island) at Talbot
Here is the Official PDF
It is that time of year again. Come to the 6th Annual AFOOP Block Party and have your fantasies come true. Mr. Roarke welcomes you on Saturday, September 19, 2009 from noon through 8pm. We are planning a movie night for the kids and a fire pit after party for the [...]
What: AFOOP Mother’s Day Chill-Out – 2009
When: Sunday, May 10 from 10am – 1pm
Where: The Skinner’s house at 1106 Cornell Avenue,
Who: Moms (only)
Why: Because moms make the world go round
All moms are invited to the annual AFOOP Mother’s Day Chill-Out at the Skinners on Mother’s Day. This is designed as a opportunity to give moms some private peace where they can [...]