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Zumba in the Park – Mission Playground

Zumba in the Park – Mission Playground

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
zumba in parks

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

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Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

May 2 @ 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

May 2 @ 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

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
greenagers

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.  Please … Continue reading

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

May 2 @ 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. Meet at the children’s playground on Waller and Buena … Continue reading

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Sharon Art Student Spring Sale

Sharon Art Student Spring Sale

May 3
flyer with picture of pottery pots painted with yellow, blue, brown,black and white patterns

Come Join us enjoy for the  best kept secret in Golden Gate Park.  Find stunning, unique, and affordable handmade items crafted by the Sharon Arts Studio talented instructors, staff and students] Sunday, May … Continue reading

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

Volunteer First Sundays at Alemany Farm

Volunteer First Sundays at Alemany Farm

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farm, Lawn Thomas Photography

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 welcome to do as much or as little … Continue reading

Grove on the Road at Boeddeker Park, May 3!

Grove on the Road at Boeddeker Park, May 3!

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grove on the Road

Super event at Boeddeker Park on May 3 with Stern Grove Festival’s Grove on the Road, a FREE, pop-up arts event, bringing the Festival experience directly into the TL.  Boeddeker Park is … Continue reading

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Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farms- F. Thomas Photography

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 welcome to do as much or as little … Continue reading

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Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 5:15 pm
Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor displays a collection of 4,000 years of ancient and European art in an exquisite Beaux-Arts building in an unforgettable setting overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Normally admission is $10 for adults, but … Continue reading

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City Hall

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

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Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

May 6 @ 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

May 7 @ 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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HMCA Junior Acting Troupe 3rd production, “Next Victim Please”

HMCA Junior Acting Troupe 3rd production, “Next Victim Please”

May 8 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

The HMCA Junior Acting Troupe Presents its 3rd full production, an outrageous tongue-in-cheek, 60-minute, whodunit murder mystery performed by our growing company of 8-13 year-olds. Donations graciously accepted. Raffle prizes and refreshments will … Continue reading

SoMa Movie Night @ The Park

SoMa Movie Night @ The Park

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A mom, dad and son and daughter eating popcorn

Join us for a special showing of HOOK! Bring a blanket and join in on our costume parade, entertainment, theater food and some fun and games!

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Legion of Honor Ongoing Volunteer Project

Legion of Honor Ongoing Volunteer Project

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Palace of the Legion of Honor

Volunteering with the Friends of the Legion of Honor offers a unique opportunity to beautify and maintain the outside landscaping of one of the most visited museums on the West Coast. In … Continue reading

Greenagers Workparty at Heron’s Head Park

Greenagers Workparty at Heron’s Head Park

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenagers Flyer

Are you in high school and looking to help out in the parks? Join the Greenagers in a monthly volunteer workparty at Heron’s Head Park located on the shores of San Francisco … Continue reading

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Major Willie Brown shooting a basket at the Panhandle Basketball Dedication

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 landscaped around the … Continue reading

Bayview Hill Volunteer Project

Bayview Hill Volunteer Project

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Head Rock

Come out and help the Natural Areas team with this restoration project every other month. Tucked away in the southeast corner of the city, Bayview Park likely supports the most diverse assemblage … Continue reading

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Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

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Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farms- F. Thomas Photography

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 welcome to do as much or as little … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Tween Fashion Show

Spring 2015 Tween Fashion Show

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
tween fashion star flyer with girls and boys dressed in colorful clothes that they designed

The Spring 2015 Tween Fashion Show is on Wednesday, May 13, at 6:00 p.m. in the Ballroom at the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts. Participants are students from the Tween Fashion … Continue reading

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White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

May 16 @ 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

Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Glen Canyon Park Natural Area

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

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Group of hikers at McLaren Park

Walk a Trail: McLaren Park at University & Mansell, next to the sign (Third Saturday of Month) 10:00am. Join us for a walk through McLaren Park, San Francisco’s second largest park.  The walk … Continue reading

Mobile Rec @ Vis Valley Middle School – R.O.C.K

Mobile Rec @ Vis Valley Middle School – R.O.C.K

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
boy smiling with bmx bike

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday May 16th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Vis Valley Middle School for the R.O.C.K. event.  We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc … Continue reading

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Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Esprit Park

Come join the neighbors of Esprit Park and the SFRPD gardeners in a cleaning and greening of a vibrant community park.  A wide range of gardening tasks will be available: weeding, mulching, … Continue reading

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

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Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farms- F. Thomas Photography

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 welcome to do as much or as little … Continue reading

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Buena Vista Park Capital Improvement Planning Meeting #3

Buena Vista Park Capital Improvement Planning Meeting #3

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Buena Vista - Spectacular View

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and Public Works, in coordination with the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association, invite you to participate in the final of three community meetings to advance the … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

May 21 @ 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

Special Joint Meeting with Planning

Special Joint Meeting with Planning

May 21 @ 11:00 am
rec&park and cityhall2

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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GGP: Alvord Lake Volunteer Project

GGP: Alvord Lake Volunteer Project

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alvord Lake in Golden Gate Park

Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Alvord Lake Task Force to beautify the eastern entrance of Golden Gate Park. A wide range of gardening tasks are available. Light refreshments provided. Please wear … Continue reading

North Lake Volunteer Workparty

North Lake Volunteer Workparty

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
GGP North Lake

Join the members of the Audubon Society and the SFRPD gardeners in a recurring volunteer workparty at North Lake in Golden Gate Park that focuses on habitat restoration.  Lend a hand with weeding … Continue reading

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

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

May 23 @ 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

Barrio Fiesta: 25th Anniversary Celebration of SoMa Rec Center

Barrio Fiesta: 25th Anniversary Celebration of SoMa Rec Center

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gene Friend Rec Center building with a red Soma baseball cap

This Fun Event celebrates the Filipino Culture and the 25th Anniversary of the Gene Friend @ SoMa Rec Center. Entertainment, Food, Music and Games will be provided to celebrate our 25th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

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Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

Volunteer Mondays at Alemany Farm

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farms- F. Thomas Photography

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 welcome to do as much or as little … Continue reading

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Gene Friend Rec Center Community Meeting

Gene Friend Rec Center Community Meeting

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gene Friend Rec Center building with a red Soma baseball cap

Please join us for a series of meetings to develop concept designs for renovations of the Gene Friend Recreation Center. The meetings will be on the following days and times: MEETING #1 … Continue reading

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Pinoy Arts Day

Pinoy Arts Day

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
gene friend reac and park view

A celebration of the Arts with exhibits, entertainment and refreshments for the entire community! This event is co-ponsored by the SoMa Community and A.C.T.

Juri Commons Volunteer Project

Juri Commons Volunteer Project

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Juri Commoners

Join the SFRPD gardening staff and neighborhood volunteers for a morning of gardening at this verdant pocket park built on the old railroad right-of-way between Guerrero Street, San Jose Avenue and 25th … Continue reading

Corona Heights Restoration Volunteer Project

Corona Heights Restoration Volunteer Project

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Take a Hike at Corona Heights Park

Come explore this neighborhood park and its beautiful views of the San Francisco skyline. Join the SFRPD gardeners Gay and Lesbian Sierran volunteers and on the last Saturday of the month. Volunteer … Continue reading

Mobile Rec @ Minnie Lovie Ward Recreation Center

Mobile Rec @ Minnie Lovie Ward Recreation Center

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Little girl sliding down ramp on her skateboard

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday May 30th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Minnie Lovie Ward Recreation Center. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes on site. … Continue reading

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Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

Zumba in the Park – GGP Carousel

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free Zumba classes. Zumba is a latin-inspired, easy-to-follow calorie-burning dance-fitness party. You will get a great workout while enjoying San Francisco’s wonderful weather, Parks, and Recreation … Continue reading

SF Botanical Garden’s 75th Anniversary Community Day on Mar 31

SF Botanical Garden’s 75th Anniversary Community Day on Mar 31

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
SF Botanical Garden 75th Anniversary Community Day

This year marks 75 years since San Francisco Botanical Garden opened to the public as a place of beauty, learning and inspiration. To honor this anniversary, SFBG has designed a day just … Continue reading

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