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SAN FRANCISCO — This weekend, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will celebrate the 16th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, an admission-free music festival in the heart of Golden Gate Park. The festival features more than 100 musical artists on seven stages. Opening acts begin at 12p.m. Friday. The … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department will be leading volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day (NPLD) by cleaning up and beautifying Gilman Playground located in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood on Saturday, September 24th. The Department’s Volunteer Services Program, in partnership with the Candlestick Point Neighborhood Committee, are celebrating the … Continue reading
Volunteers gather for Community Volunteer Workday; Pay tribute to friends and loved ones lost to HIV/AIDS SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-five years ago a small group of San Francisco residents representing a community devastated by the AIDS epidemic gathered in a dilapidated grove in Golden Gate Park to restore it and … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department joined tens of thousands of volunteers to take part in California Coastal Cleanup Day, the largest volunteer event in California. SF Rec & Park hosted four cleanup work projects — at Heron’s Head Park, India Basin Shoreline Park, the … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department, in partnership with the Warriors Community Foundation and Good Tidings Foundation, reopened the Nate Thurmond Panhandle Basketball Courts this morning after court resurfacing generously funded by the Warriors and Good Tidings. The courts were originally renovated in 2000, also in … Continue reading
The trip encourages and engages teens on environmental leadership SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation & Park Department’s Greenagers are setting sail for the San Francisco Bay this Saturday to learn about its ecosystem. The Greenagers will begin the day with a safety talk before disembarking from Rec & … Continue reading
V-O-Cal commits to their 9th annual trail building project SAN FRANCISCO – Volunteers for Outdoor California (V-O-Cal), in conjunction with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, will lead a weekend volunteer project in which 100 volunteers will upgrade about half a mile of trail in Glen Canyon Park. The event also includes camping overnight, … Continue reading