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By Samantha Simonich San Francisco is a vibrant city with constant activity. Between concerts, baseball games, and parades, there is always something to do. The city is also home to a variety of unique festivals throughout the year that embody the diverse culture of San Francisco. See full list of events … Continue reading
In 2007, the City purchased 4 Guy Place, a vacant lot on Rincon Hill for a new mini park. The land purchase and development are funded through developer impact fees. A park design was vetted through four (4) community meetings and approved by the Recreation and Park Commission. Consequently construction documents were developed … Continue reading
*UPDATE (12/11/15) – Garfield will re-open on time Saturday December 12th, 2015. Please make note Garfield Pool will be closed for maintenance from November 16th to December 12, 2015.
Classes and Free Material Giveaway! December 12 9am-12pm Urban Ag Resource Center Free Compost, Soil and Mulch for Bayview Gardens Winterize Your Garden Free Class at 10am Both @ 900 Innes (access at the end of Hudson Ave at Hunters Point Blvd, just south of India Basin Shoreline Park) Rainwater … Continue reading
by Emil Guillermo Victoria Manalo Draves, the first American woman to win two gold medals in springboard and platform diving at the 1948 Olympics, will be honored in San Francisco this weekend. Draves was also the first woman of Filipino heritage to win an Olympic gold medal. Draves was born … Continue reading
On October 24th, 9 of our 37 community gardens as well as Alemany Farm at St. Mary’sPlayground will be open to the public for enjoyment, education and to celebrate these unique green spaces! Our gardens are volunteer-run (over 1,700 participants and counting!) under the umbrella of Rec and Park’s Community … Continue reading
This afternoon’s Phase 1 Civic Design Review hearing has been cancelled by the San Francisco Arts Commission due to lack of quorum. We anticipate that this hearing will be rescheduled to 3 pm on either this Thursday or this Friday. Please stay tuned as we will update this project page … Continue reading