Workshops + Events

Zip Code East Bay is proud to be a part of the local community. Throughout the year we host several workshops and events. We are also active members of the Colusa Circle Merchants Association and participate and help plan their yearly gatherings. Below you'll find more information on these workshops and events.

WORKSHOPS:

The Ins + Outs of ADUs

Presented by McDunn ADUs + Zip Code East Bay

Are you considering building an in-law unit, a tiny house or backyard rental? During this workshop hosted at a private Berkeley home, Dan McDunn of McDunn ADUs gave a tour of his latest custom ADU project. He covered timelines, building costs, the different types of ADU structures and advised on the permitting process. Josh Dickinson of Zip Code East Bay discussed ADU rentals, market demand and what ADUs can do for your property value.

Greywater Recycling: Laundry to Landscape 

Presented by DIG Cooperative + Zip Code East Bay

At this workshop attendees were given a tour of a laundry-to-landscape greywater system at a private Kensington residence. Experts from DIG Cooperative + Zip Code East Bay were on hand to share how a greywater system is installed and to answer questions. There was an opportunity for hands-on learning about the design elements, plumbing requirements, layout and more!

If you're interested in an informational booklet on either of our past workshops or would like to attend one of our other upcoming workshops, please email us at lisa@zipcodeeastbay.com

 

EVENTS:

COLUSA CIRCLE 5K​

Thank you to everyone who participated in the second annual Colusa Circle 5K, a race to raise funds for a charitable cause. We raised over $5,000 from registrations and donations, all of which went directly to Berkeley non-profit organization BOSS, “Building Opportunities for Self Sufficiency”. BOSS helps people struggling with homelessness and poverty by providing them with housing, health care, and self-sufficiency. In addition to the race proceeds, we collected over 25 pairs of used running shoes and 60 pairs of new socks for BOSS. Read more or view photos from the community event.

 

COLUSA CIRCLE HALLOWEEN HARVEST CELEBRATION

Along with the Colusa Circle Merchants Association and the Kensington Farmers' Market, we are one of the sponsors of the annual Colusa Circle Halloween Harvest Celebration. The lineup is fun for the entire family! This year's event took place on October 28th from 10am-2pm to coincide with the Kensington Farmers' Market. 


COLUSA CIRCLE TREE LIGHTING

The Colusa Circle Tree Lighting is a festive evening celebration kicking off the winter holiday season.  The Colusa Circle Merchant’s Association sponsors the event. This year's event took place on November 25th, 5-6pm. Thanks to everyone who came out to enjoy free hot chocolate and festive music.

 

 


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