Dublin Pride Week

"Dublin Makes a Difference"

Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, May 5

Dublin Pride 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. 

New this year: "Nature in Our Backyard" Photography Contest

Submit your creek, wildlife, and natural park photographs taken in Dublin! Top four winners will receive a gift certificate and a metal print of their photograph. Learn more here.

Volunteer Day
Saturday, April 27, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Volunteers will meet at the Emerald Glen Park basketball courts at 8:00 a.m. Volunteers are needed to help with senior assistance, school and park beautification, creek clean-ups, and non-profit support projects.  Individuals, families, and community groups are all encouraged to register.  Students with volunteer requirements can use this event to meet some of their hour requirements. Registration is required, please register here.  

Please fill out a volunteer waiver and bring a signed copy to Volunteer Day. 

Please email es@dublin.ca.gov or call (925) 833-6630 with questions.

Food Drive
Saturday, April 27, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Food will be collected at Volunteer Day and at both Safeway grocery stores in Dublin. Check back for store specifics closer to the event. The donations will be presented to food banks that service the Dublin community, including the Children’s Emergency Food Bank.

Volunteer Fair
Saturday, April 27, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Emerald Glen Park

The Volunteer Fair will occur after the Volunteer Day events are over. Meet at the Emerald Glen Park basketball courts to learn more about year-round volunteer opportunities and environmental groups in the Tri-Valley. 

Drug Take-back, E-Waste Recycling, Document Shredding
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - 100 Civic Plaza

Drug Take-back: Bring unwanted or expired medications for safe disposal. No questions asked.

  • Acceptablecapsules, pills, any solid forms of prescription medication.
  • Not Acceptablesyringes, liquids, creams, injectables.

Document Shredding: City of Dublin residents may bring any type of documents containing personal or sensitive information to be professionally shredded on-site. (maximum of four boxes).

E-Waste: Safely recycle your old electronics including computers, printers, smart phones, TV's, DVD players, VCRs, and old gaming systems. Please note: batteries are no longer accepted for this event. 

Fix-it Clinic
Sunday, April 28, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - 200 Civic Plaza, Dublin Library Community Room

Learn how to fix that broken item that sits in the corner of your garage. The Fix-it Clinic will be staffed by volunteer coaches who will help you actively participate in the disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair of your item. Tools provided. Click here for more details. Register here!

Bicycle Commuting Lunch and Learn
Tuesday, April 30, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - 100 Civic Plaza, Regional Meeting Room

Thinking about riding your bike to work? Learn the basics of bicycle commuting over lunch. Lunch will be provided for those who register. Click here to register!

Home Energy Fair/Workshop
Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Library Community Room

One-stop shop to get help on reducing your residential energy use, for free! Learn more about EBCE, solar options, energy-efficiency upgrades and rebates, and more. Join us at 11:00 a.m. for a quick talk about how state energy policy and the increase in solar will affect your energy bill starting in 2020 and how to prepare to avoid unexpected, large bills.

Click here to register and learn more!

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection and Compost Give-Away Day
Saturday, May 4

Open to Dublin single-family residents, by reservation only. A detailed flyer describing the event will be mailed to all single-family dwellings in April.

Lawn to Garden Party
Sunday, May 5, 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - 7891 Jade Circle, Dublin

Not like any other lawn party – this one gives you an opportunity to help convert a lawn into a garden using sheet mulch, all in one day! StopWaste staff, Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Professionals, and sheet mulch educators will all be on hand to provide guidance. Registration is required, please register here: www.trivalleywaterwise.com/events.  The event will be held at 7891 Jade Circle in Dublin.

Poster and Essay Contest

The annual Dublin Pride Week Poster and Essay 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. All Dublin students are encouraged to participate. This year’s theme is “Dublin Makes a Difference.”

Contact Us

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