DANVILLE -- Four speakers will talk about the creation of the Iron Horse Regional Trail in the 1980s on May 24 at 11 a.m. at the Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Ave.
This talk is the second Saturday talk associated with the museum's current exhibit: "Connecting Parks to People, celebrating 80 years of the East Bay Regional Park District," which runs through June 8.
Bick Hooper, the first president of the Right of Way Trail Advocates; Mary Lou Oliver, past San Ramon mayor and equestrian; Beverly Lane, regional parks director and past Danville mayor; and Dave Hudson, current San Ramon councilmember and chair of Friends of the Iron Horse Trail in the 1990s, will be discuss the creation of the multi-use trail that now covers 32 miles from Concord to Pleasanton.
Another talk on Saturday, May 31 at 11 a.m. at the museum will feature Manfred Lindner, chair of the Las Trampas Wilderness Committee, and Sally Germain Goldner, Danville chair for the successful annexation of Contra Costa County to the park district. They will share stories on the beginnings of Las Trampas Regional Wilderness.
Museum admission is free to members; $5 for families; $3 for adults; $2 for students and $1 for children. For details, visit museumsrv.org.
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