Events / Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Green Action Tu b’Shvat Hike & BYO Veggie Picnic


Sunday, January 20, 9:45 am (sharp!) – 1:30 pm
Join us for a 7-mile roundtrip adult hike & picnic to from Brentwood’s Westridge Trail to the historic Nike Missile Site to celebrate Tu b’Shvat (Jewish Arbor Day). Led by Jeff Zimmerman & Rabbi Keilah Lebell. Contact Jeff at [email protected].
- DIRECTIONS: From 405 fwy, exit Sunset Blvd and go WEST 2.4 mi on Sunset Blvd. Turn right (North) at Mandeville Canyon Rd. Go 0.3 mi, then Turn left at Westridge Rd. Follow Westridge to the end, approximately 2.1 miles. Meet at the trailhead at the end of Westridge at 9:45 SHARP. Free Street parking next to trailhead.  We recommend carpooling!

– This moderate 7-mile round trip hike with 900 ft of elevation boasts great views of the ocean to downtown and the valleys.  At the halfway point under a wooden picnic gazebo we will have our BYO lunch & Tu b’Shvat learning, then head back.

-Sorry, but NO DOGS allowed on this hike.

-Maintained restrooms and a water fountain are at the halfway point, but not at the trailhead.

-We are excited to be partnering with other local Jewish organizations as well!

-WHAT TO BRING: water (one liter minimum), hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, and your meat-free picnic lunch– Optional: assorted fruit and nuts in honor of Tu B’Shevat. Hiking boots or trail running shoes are highly recommended.