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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

September 29
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

September 30 - October 2
hardly-strictly

The 16th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival kicks off at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park on September 30. The festival is a free, three-day celebration of bluegrass and more, including performances … Continue reading

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

September 30 - October 2
hardly-strictly

The 16th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival kicks off at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park on September 30. The festival is a free, three-day celebration of bluegrass and more, including performances … Continue reading

Sunset Recreation Center Volunteer Workparty

Sunset Recreation Center Volunteer Workparty

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
The New Sunset Rec Center

Join the RPD gardeners and the Friends of the Sunset Rec Center at the new renovated recreational sports facility in a volunteer workparty that occurs every other month on the first Saturday. Volunteer … Continue reading

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coast Live Oaks in Buena Vista Park

Join the SFRPD gardening staff and the Friends of Buena Vista Park to work on habitat restoration and gardening projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light … Continue reading

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kezar Triangle, Golden Gate Park

Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park.  With significant support from the David and Carla Crane Foundation, Kezar Triangle was revitalized to promote a holistic approach to a … Continue reading

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

September 30 - October 2
hardly-strictly

The 16th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival kicks off at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park on September 30. The festival is a free, three-day celebration of bluegrass and more, including performances … Continue reading

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Native Plant Volunteer Day

Native Plant Volunteer Day

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alemany farm

Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants … Continue reading

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany-Farm_Gateway-arch_Farm7dotflickerdotcom-586x286

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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Merced Heights Playground Planning Meeting #2 on October 4

Merced Heights Playground Planning Meeting #2 on October 4

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
merced

Join us for a planning meeting to discuss playground concepts for the upcoming renovation of Merced Heights Playground, Tuesday, October 4, from 6-7 p.m., at the playground clubhouse (Byxbee and Shields streets). … Continue reading

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Hall

1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Hall

1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

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Don’t miss the 20th Annual Walk & Roll to School Day!

Don’t miss the 20th Annual Walk & Roll to School Day!

October 5
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Start a fun, healthy habit for you and your children at this year's International Walk & Roll to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Join parents, caregivers and children in over … Continue reading

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City Hall

The Recreation and Park Department is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor to four-year terms. In accordance with the Charter, the Recreation and Park Commission is primarily a policy-making … Continue reading

Sgt. Macaulay Park Planning Meeting

Sgt. Macaulay Park Planning Meeting

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The renovation of Sergeant Macaulay Park is part of Let’sPlaySF, a partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance that seeks to inspire creativity and play throughout … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 6
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
City Hall

The Recreation and Park Department is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor to four-year terms. In accordance with the Charter, the Recreation and Park Commission is primarily a policy-making … Continue reading

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Friends of Lafayette Park’s 6th Annual Fall Social

Friends of Lafayette Park’s 6th Annual Fall Social

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
fall-social

On Friday October 7th, Friends of Lafayette Park (FOLP) will host its 6th annual Fall Social! Come join us for some food and drink, live entertainment, and a fun evening your neighbors. … Continue reading

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Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Panhandle Stewards

Get to know your neighbors at this monthly Panhandle Volunteer Project. The North of the Panhandle Neighborhood Association needs your help to beautify and maintain the basketball court and landscape around the … Continue reading

Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Volunteer Project

Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Volunteer Project

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Oak Woodlands Natural Area

Join this knowledgeable group of volunteers in restoring the native Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park. For more information you are welcome to contact Robert Bakewell at 415-710-9617or rcbakewell@gmail.com. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Duboce Park Beautification

Duboce Park Beautification

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duboce Park

Join the Friends of Duboce Park at a monthly volunteer workparty from 10 am- 12 noon.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this recently renovated park shared by the Lower … Continue reading

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – Lake Merced

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – Lake Merced

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Girl picking a dandelion

Walk around a Lake: Lake Merced Boathouse at 1 Harding Park Road (Second Saturday of Month) 10:00am. This loop trail includes beautiful views of San Francisco’s wetlands providing opportunities to see bird … Continue reading

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Columbus Day

Columbus Day

October 10
Coit Tower with Statue

Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries in the Americas and elsewhere which officially celebrates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival and Discovery of America, which happened on October 12, … Continue reading

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany-Farm_Gateway-arch_Farm7dotflickerdotcom-586x286

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

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Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Glen Canyon Trail

Join the the Friends of Glen Canyon Park and SFRPD gardeners for a monthly volunteer workparty of weeding, pruning and occasional planting. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The … Continue reading

Buena Vista Neighborhood Association Volunteer Workparty

Buena Vista Neighborhood Association Volunteer Workparty

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Multiple Walking Paths

Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association in a monthly volunteer workparty focused on planting, gardening and maintenance projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in … Continue reading

Camellia Garden Volunteer Workparty

Camellia Garden Volunteer Workparty

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camellia

Join the Friends of the Camellia Garden and SFRPD gardeners in a monthly volunteer workparty.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this hidden glade in Golden Gate Park.  There is … Continue reading

White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
GGP Bison Paddock

Volunteer with the Audubon Society at the Bison Paddock of Golden Gate Park and help to restore the habitat of the endangered white crown sparrow.  Lend a hand with weeding and tending … Continue reading

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Native Plant Volunteer Day

Native Plant Volunteer Day

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany farm

Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants … Continue reading

Victorian Alliance of San Francisco’s 44th Annual House Tour on October 16

Victorian Alliance of San Francisco’s 44th Annual House Tour on October 16

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
duboce

Spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon on a self-guided walking tour of the Duboce Park Neighborhood, Sunday, October 16, from 1 to 5 p.m.  Visit beautifully restored interiors of 19th Century homes.  Added … Continue reading

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany-Farm_Gateway-arch_Farm7dotflickerdotcom-586x286

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
City Hall

The Recreation and Park Department is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor to four-year terms. In accordance with the Charter, the Recreation and Park Commission is primarily a policy-making … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 21
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 22
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – Heron’s Head Park

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – Heron’s Head Park

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Group of hikers at Heron's Head Park

Walk a Wetland: Herons Head Park at Jennings Street off Cargo way, (Fourth Saturday of Month) 10:00am. Admire the San Francisco waterfront as we follow a short section of the Bay Trail. … Continue reading

Mobile Recreation @ Cayuga Playground

Mobile Recreation @ Cayuga Playground

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, March 19th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Cayuga Playground. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX … Continue reading

Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a Saturday volunteer workparty.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed toed … Continue reading

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany-Farm_Gateway-arch_Farm7dotflickerdotcom-586x286

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 26
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 27
red-umbrellas

Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local … Continue reading

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Scaregrove 2016

Scaregrove 2016

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
scaregrove halloween event at stern grove october 23, 2015

Scaregrove, our annual family-friendly Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, happens on Friday, October 28, from 3-9 p.m., featuring costume contests, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale … Continue reading

Mobile Recreation @ Stern Grove/Scare Grove

Mobile Recreation @ Stern Grove/Scare Grove

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Friday, October 28th from 3:00pm – 9:00pm at Stern Grove/Scare Grove. We will have our Climbing Wall. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation … Continue reading

Scaregrove 2016

Scaregrove 2016

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
scaregrove

Scaregrove, our annual family-friendly Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, happens on Friday, October 28, from 3-9 p.m., featuring costume contests, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale … Continue reading

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Rec & Park Volunteer Appreciation Party

Rec & Park Volunteer Appreciation Party

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

In celebration of our incredible volunteers and the staff who love them most. For more information, email: volappreciation@sfgov.org

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany-Farm_Gateway-arch_Farm7dotflickerdotcom-586x286

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed … Continue reading

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Family picking strawberies at Alemany Farm

Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as … Continue reading

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Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Hall

1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3 Volulunteers improving trails Bernal Hill June 2013 Natural Areas

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include … Continue reading

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
City Hall

The Recreation and Park Department is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor to four-year terms. In accordance with the Charter, the Recreation and Park Commission is primarily a policy-making … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
City Hall

The Recreation and Park Department is governed by a seven-member Commission appointed by the Mayor to four-year terms. In accordance with the Charter, the Recreation and Park Commission is primarily a policy-making … Continue reading

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Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coast Live Oaks in Buena Vista Park

Join the SFRPD gardening staff and the Friends of Buena Vista Park to work on habitat restoration and gardening projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light … Continue reading

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kezar Triangle, Golden Gate Park

Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park.  With significant support from the David and Carla Crane Foundation, Kezar Triangle was revitalized to promote a holistic approach to a … Continue reading

Clean & Green with the Friends of Lafayette Park

Clean & Green with the Friends of Lafayette Park

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lafayette Park

Please join the Friends of Lafayette Park for a "Cleaning and Greening" workday on the first Saturday of the month.  Help to maintain the park and get to know your neighbors.  We … Continue reading

Greenagers Workparty at Crocker Amazon Park

Greenagers Workparty at Crocker Amazon Park

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenagers in the Field

Are you in high school and looking to help out in the parks? Join the Greenagers and the Crocker Amazon Advisory Committee at a monthly work party focusing on habitat restoration at … Continue reading

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