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Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

Legion of Honor Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

April 1 @ 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

Balboa Pool Improvement Project Your input is needed

Balboa Pool Improvement Project Your input is needed

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Balboa Swimming Pool

Join us to discuss improvements to Balboa Pool funded by the 2012 Clean & Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond. Your input is very important. Everyone is invited to attend! Tell your friends and … Continue reading

West Sunset Improvement Project – Community Meeting #3

West Sunset Improvement Project – Community Meeting #3

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
West Sunset Baseball Diamond

The Recreation and Park Department invites you to attend the third concept planning meeting to discuss the proposed capital improvements for this park facility, specifically addressing field and athletic court improvements, and … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

April 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

April 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

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Off The Grid Food Trucks at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wonderfully innovative local street food culture that is growing extremely quickly through its combination of technology and mobile, sustainable, food. Matthew Cohen, founder, … Continue reading

ASL Cafe

ASL Cafe

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ASL cafe sign image

            The ASL Cafe is a comfortable place for American Sign Language users to gather for casual socializing, lectures, workshops, and activities. The ASL Cafe is open … Continue reading

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Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young

April 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
deYoung Museum

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

April 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Golden Gate Park Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice used for developing strength and balance between mind and body. These classes will build your knowledge and skill in addition to teaching fundamental poses which will increase … Continue reading

Cayuga Playground Volunteer Workday

Cayuga Playground Volunteer Workday

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cayuga Playground

Join friends and neighbors and the SF Rec & Parks Gardeners in a volunteer workparty and celebration of the extensive renovation of Cayuga Playground.  Volunteer activities will include: cleaning playground equipment, weeding, … Continue reading

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

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

Join the SFRPD gardening staff and this fun group of neighbors to work on habitat restoration and gardening projects throughout the park. Great morning refreshments! Meet at the children’s playground on Waller … Continue reading

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Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dancing at Potrero Hill Zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance & Lessons

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance & Lessons

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Swing Dancing

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers … Continue reading

Sunday Yoga in Dolores Park

Sunday Yoga in Dolores Park

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dolores Park Yoga

Yoga on Sundays in Dolores Park at 11am, provided by the teachers of the Purusha Yoga community. Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting and melting into the ground. Join … Continue reading

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Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
closeup on zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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Off the Grid: Upper Haight

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Off The Grid Food Trucks at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wonderfully innovative local street food culture that is growing extremely quickly through its combination of technology and mobile, sustainable, food. Matthew Cohen, founder, … Continue reading

ASL Cafe

ASL Cafe

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ASL cafe sign image

            The ASL Cafe is a comfortable place for American Sign Language users to gather for casual socializing, lectures, workshops, and activities. The ASL Cafe is open … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young

April 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
deYoung Museum

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

April 12 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Golden Gate Park Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice used for developing strength and balance between mind and body. These classes will build your knowledge and skill in addition to teaching fundamental poses which will increase … Continue reading

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

April 12 @ 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

Legion of Honor Ongoing Volunteer Project

Legion of Honor Ongoing Volunteer Project

April 12 @ 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

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Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dancing at Potrero Hill Zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Sunday Streets – Tenderloin

Sunday Streets – Tenderloin

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday Streets

Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco. Sunday Streets closes stretches of city streets to automobile traffic, and opens them to people for several hours … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
closeup on zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

April 17 @ 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

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Off The Grid Food Trucks at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wonderfully innovative local street food culture that is growing extremely quickly through its combination of technology and mobile, sustainable, food. Matthew Cohen, founder, … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young

April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
deYoung Museum

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

April 19 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Golden Gate Park Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice used for developing strength and balance between mind and body. These classes will build your knowledge and skill in addition to teaching fundamental poses which will increase … Continue reading

White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

April 19 @ 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

April 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Glen Canyon Park Natural Area

Join the Natural Areas team and the Friends of Glen Canyon Park for an invigorating morning of weeding, planting, pruning and more in this gorgeous canyon. Please wear closed toed shoes, long … Continue reading

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Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dancing at Potrero Hill Zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance & Lessons

Lindy in the Park: Free Outdoor Swing Dance & Lessons

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Swing Dancing

Get ready to swing in Golden Gate Park every sunny Sunday at “Lindy in the Park,” a weekly free event near the de Young Museum, when the streets of Golden Gate Park are closed to traffic and the dancers … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
zumba people

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
closeup on zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

Off the Grid: Upper Haight

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Off The Grid Food Trucks at Civic Center Plaza

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a wonderfully innovative local street food culture that is growing extremely quickly through its combination of technology and mobile, sustainable, food. Matthew Cohen, founder, … Continue reading

ASL Cafe

ASL Cafe

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
ASL cafe sign image

            The ASL Cafe is a comfortable place for American Sign Language users to gather for casual socializing, lectures, workshops, and activities. The ASL Cafe is open … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Friday Nights at the de Young

Friday Nights at the de Young

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
deYoung Museum

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

Free Zumba Workout – Mission Playground

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
women doing zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

Adult Yoga in Golden Gate Park

April 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Golden Gate Park Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice used for developing strength and balance between mind and body. These classes will build your knowledge and skill in addition to teaching fundamental poses which will increase … Continue reading

GGP: Alvord Lake Volunteer Project

GGP: Alvord Lake Volunteer Project

April 26 @ 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

Juri Commons Volunteer Project

Juri Commons Volunteer Project

April 26 @ 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

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Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

April 27 @ 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

Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

Free Zumba Workouts – GGP Carousel

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dancing at Potrero Hill Zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
closeup on zumba

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

Free Zumba Workout – Crocker Amazon Park

April 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
zumba people

Come party yourself into shape with free outdoor 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. Proudly brought … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

CHOMP! They Came from the Swamp

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Close up of a Venus Flytrap plant. Chomp!

The Conservatory of Flowers’ popular carnivorous plant exhibition returns. Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory in … Continue reading

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