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SAN FRANCISCO – The City of San Francisco is being honored with a 2016 Playful City USA designation. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. San Francisco, with hundreds of playgrounds and play areas (180 of which are run by … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is opening its registration for summer classes this Saturday at 10am. Residents of San Francisco can browse and sign up for classes and activities that range from Zumba, to Qi Gong, to an increasingly popular sport – pickleball. “From cooking … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, in partnership with Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, is hosting Access to Adventure in Golden Gate Park this Saturday, May 7. The festival will include arts, music, sports, and other activities and will be accessible to all children … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department is partnering with the Friends of Sharon Art Studio this Sunday for the annual Spring Studio Sale. The event will last from 11a.m. – 5p.m. with a member preview at 10a.m. Admission is free with a portion of the sale … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department honored Earth Day today in partnership with the EcoCenter at Heron’s Head Park in southeast San Francisco, a long-neglected corner of the city. The Earth Day Coastal Cleanup started at 10a.m. with the cleaning of Heron’s Head and Islais Creek Parks, both operated by … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – Love Dolores and the Surfrider Foundation teamed up at Dolores Park today in honor of Earth Day and to call attention to the impact of cigarette litter on City parks. Cigarette butts are the most littered item in the United States and across the world, with 65 … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – In recognition of Earth Month (April), the National Recreation and Park Association is collaborating with the Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, ABC Television and ESPN to revitalize parks across the U.S. including one of three parks in San Francisco. Based on online voting, a $20,000 grant … Continue reading