HAYWARD — The city is holding a community engagement open house on Saturday, June 1.
Residents can get more information about volunteering with city boards and committees and the Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force. Representatives of Hayward Area Recreation and Park District will be on hand, along with several local nonprofit groups.
Mayor Michael Sweeney will give a State of the City address, and guest speakers will talk about being involved in the local community and volunteer opportunities.
Snacks will be available, and there will be door prizes.
Spanish translation services will be available.
Participants are asked to take at least one can of food to support local food banks serving low-income residents.
The open house will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, 777 B St. Space is limited. To RSVP, call the city clerk’s office at 510-583-4444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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