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Park Programs

Make sure to check out our calendar for more information on dates and times for programs and events!

Community Tour Leaders * Wednesday to Saturday, 2:30-5:30 PM

The Community Tour Leader Program is a docent training project that teaches local community members to become museum guides at the Peralta Hacienda Historical Park. For more info. On the CTL program, please email or call (510) 532-9142

This program is possible thanks to the generous support of the Institute for Museum and Library Services.





Welcome to Wildlife: Kids Program * From February 11 to May 28, Saturdays and Sundays, 2:00-5:00 PM


Children 5-12 will enjoy a wide range of habitat and wildlife experiences in a series of hands-on stations, as well as guided walks within the park, with a wealth of additional activities tailored to middle schoolers. Children and youth learn important concepts such as 'ecosystem,' 'habitat,' 'indigenous,' and 'introduced,' with living examples in the park, and become aware of the species with whom they are sharing the land. This Program is made possible by the Habitat Conservation Fund Program.


A.C.E Summer Camp * July 10 to August 18, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 

Activity leaders training: July 5 to July 7, 9AM -2 PM. Volunteer with us! If you are 14 to 18 years old, like working with younger kids and want to learn science and have fun at the same time. You must participate in the training in order to participate. We can refer you to a youth employment program or sign off your graduation community service hours requirement.  

Come and join us every summer for seven weeks of fun and educational activities. Joins us this summer for 6 weeks of fun! This program is possible thanks to The San Francisco Foundation, The Community Development Block Grant, and the Habitat Conservation Fund Program.



Cambodian New Year * April 1st, 2017

The festival is multicultural with Cambodian dance groups from all over Northern California performing dances from palace and court and the village in dazzling costumes, as well as Burmese, Thai and Nepali dancers. Restaurants including the legendary Battambang will sell delicious Cambodian food throughout the event.

The Athena Project * Every Spring

ENGAGE: Athena Project brings students from the California College of the Arts (CCA) to Peralta Hacienda each spring. CCA faculty member Virginia Jardim founded the program four years ago to mentor local youth in the arts and give art students the experience of working in the Fruitvale community.

Check out past programs!






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