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April 2018
Free

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

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 28, 2018

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. This is a low impact walk designed for bird watching and socializing. Meet in the mini-park next to the parking lot. Google Directions For more information visit http://sfrecpark.org/hphp Recreation Leaders: Our professional RPD Guides will provide a short interpretive program designed specifically for each location. The staff will have…

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Corona Heights Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until June 29, 2019

One event on November 17, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Come explore this neighborhood park and its beautiful views of the San Francisco skyline. Join the Natural Resource Division and the Gay and Lesbian Sierran volunteers on the last Saturday of the month. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and trail maintenance. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants, and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. The group meets behind the Randall Museum. August’s Corona Heights ongoing project will be moved to GGP Nursery for August only. Meet at 100 Martin Luther…

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Free

Mobile Recreation @ Argonne Elementary School

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, April 28th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Argonne Elementary School. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Free

Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on May 12, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on May 26, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on June 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on June 23, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on April 28, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 11, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 25, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on September 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on October 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on October 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 8, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a Saturday volunteer workparty.  All skill levels are welcome to do as much or as little for any portion of the day. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. Be aware that there are no bathrooms on site. Meet at the main entrance on Alemany Blvd, just west of Ellsworth.  For more info and a complete calendar of workdays check the ‘Get involved’ section of the website www.alemanyfarm.org. Alemany Farm is a…

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May 2018

Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 5, 2018

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 body, establishing the policies by which the Recreation and Park Department operates. The Commission is responsible for the over 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces throughout San Francisco and two outside the City limits. These include destinations such as Camp Mather, Golden Gate Park, Harding Golf Course, Coit…

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Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 6, 2018

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 body, establishing the policies by which the Recreation and Park Department operates. The Commission is responsible for the over 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces throughout San Francisco and two outside the City limits. These include destinations such as Camp Mather, Golden Gate Park, Harding Golf Course, Coit…

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Golden Gate Park Nursery Volunteer Workparty

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

The SFRPD Natural Resources Division Nursery will offer a series of volunteer opportunities in 2018! We will propagate San Francisco native plants from seeds, spores or cuttings, all collected from wild populations, currently growing in San Francisco. This is a great opportunity to acquire plant propagation skills, and deepen your knowledge of the San Francisco flora.  Many of the plants we grow will be planted this winter, as part of a trails and restoration capital project in the Oak Woodlands…

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Buena Vista Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 3, 2018

Join the Natural Resource Division to improve wildlife habitats and park wide esthetics. Learn about the value of our local oak woodlands and cultural history of one of the Haight Ashbury neighborhood gems. Volunteer activities include weeding and planting. Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light refreshments served.  Event takes place rain or shine. Meet at the Children’s Playground at Buena Vista West and Waller Street. Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330 to register.  

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Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walks – Stow Lake

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until July 7, 2018

Walk in the Park: Stow Lake Boathouse in Golden Gate Park (First Saturday of Month) 10:00am. Start at the Stow Lake Boathouse for some light stretching followed by an easy-going walk around one of the parks most popular areas. Meet by the picnic tables next to the dock. Google Directions For more information visit http://sfrecpark.org/hphp Recreation Leaders: Our professional RPD Guides will provide a short interpretive program designed specifically for each location. The staff will have first aid equipment and are…

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Free

Palou Phelps Park Volunteer Workparty

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 3, 2018

Join the RPD Natural Resources Division in a recurring habitat restoration volunteer project at Palou Phelps Park. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine.  Light refreshments provided.  Meet at the crossroads of Palou St & Phelps St. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org  or call 415-831-6330.

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Free

Mobile Recreation @ Access To Adventure/Golden Gate Park Music Concourse & Bandshell

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, May 5th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Access To Adventure. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Panhandle Park Volunteer Project

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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 landscape around the children’s playground. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments provided. Meet at the community billboard near the bathrooms. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333.

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People Nature Walks – Lake Merced

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until July 14, 2018

Walk around a Lake: Lake Merced Boathouse at 1 Harding Park Road (Second Saturday of Month) 10:00am. This loop trail includes beautiful views of San Francisco’s wetlands providing opportunities to see bird species and native plants. Meet in front of the Lake Merced Boathouse. Google Directions The Boathouse is on the right before you enter the gate to Harding Park golf course. For more information visit http://sfrecpark.org/hphp Recreation Leaders: Our professional RPD Guides will provide a short interpretive program designed specifically…

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Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2018

One event on November 4, 2017 at 10:00am

Join this knowledgeable group of volunteers in restoring the native Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park. For more information you are welcome to contact Robert Bakewell at 415-710-9617or rcbakewell@gmail.com. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine, barring high winds. Light refreshments provided. Meet the group at the bottom of the steps to the Conservatory of Flowers. September’s Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands ongoing project will be moved to GGP Nursery for…

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John McLaren Park Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2018

One event on November 4, 2017 at 10:00am

Come join the Natural Resource Division in a recurring habitat restoration volunteer project in John McLaren Park. Explore the diversity of San Francisco’s second largest park. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and trail maintenance. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine.  Light refreshments provided. Meet at the large parking lot off John Shelley Drive at 21 John F. Shelly Drive. October’s McLaren Park volunteer project will be moved to GGP Nursery…

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Mobile Recreation @ Fairmont Elementary Festival

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, June 12th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Fairmont Elementary School. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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The 80th Anniversary of the Angler’s Lodge & Casting Pools

May 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us and the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club for a celebration event marking the 80th anniversary of the historic Angler’s Lodge and Casting Pools in Golden Gate Park. A project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1938, the ponds are free and open to anyone with an interest in fly fishing, from beginners to seasoned experts.The event will go from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 with free casting lessons from 9:30 a.m. to noon!…

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

May 17 @ 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2018

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 body, establishing the policies by which the Recreation and Park Department operates. The Commission is responsible for the over 220 parks, playgrounds and open spaces throughout San Francisco and two outside the City limits. These include destinations such as Camp Mather, Golden Gate Park, Harding Golf Course, Coit…

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Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2018

Join the the Friends of Glen Canyon Park and the Natural Resource Division for a monthly volunteer activities including weeding, pruning, and occasional planting. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. Light refreshments will be provided. Meet just north of the Glen Canyon Recreation Facility on Alms Road. Please RSVP by emailing recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330. October’s Glen Canyon Park ongoing project will be moved to GGP Nursery for October only. Meet…

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until July 21, 2018

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 starts with light stretching, followed by a guided walk through groves of redwoods and cypress trees. This walk is moderately strenuous yet all will be rewarded with an amazing view of San Francisco. Meet by the McLaren Park sign next to the 29 Muni bus stop at University &…

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Bernal Hill Grassland Restoration Volunteer Project

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 17, 2018

Help restore the grasslands of this unique natural area . Volunteer project occurs monthly, January through June. Projects may include pulling invasive weeds, planting native species, or maintaining trails. Come and experience the spectacular views of the city. Please dress in layers and wear proper attire, specifically close-toed low-heeled shoes. Water and snacks will be provided. Meet at the South gate on Bernal Heights Blvd past Anderson at the only water fountain in the park. Please RSVP by emailing recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call…

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Mobile Recreation @ Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, May 19th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Golden Gate Park Tennis Courts. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Mobile Recreation @ Bernal Heights Recreation Center

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, May 26th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Bernal Heights Recreation Center. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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June 2018
Free

Mobile Recreation @ Crocker Amazon Clubhouse

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, June 2nd from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Crocker Amazon Clubhouse. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Free

Mobile Recreation @ Hamilton Recreation Center

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, June 9th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Hamilton Recreation Center. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes & Razor Scooters on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Alta Plaza Volunteer Workparty

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Please join the Friends of Alta Plaza Park for a “Cleaning and Greening” workday on the second Saturday of the month every March, June, September and December.  Help the SFRPD gardeners maintain the park, while meeting your neighbors.  Volunteers install new planting, lay down mulch, weed, sweep, edge and more.  A complimentary continental breakfast is served before getting our assignments.  Please wear layered clothing, sun hat as the weather dictates and closed-toe shoes.  The gardeners will equip you with tools…

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September 2018

Alta Plaza Volunteer Workparty

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 9, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 10:00am

Please join the Friends of Alta Plaza Park for a “Cleaning and Greening” workday on the second Saturday of the month every March, June, September and December.  Help the SFRPD gardeners maintain the park, while meeting your neighbors.  Volunteers install new planting, lay down mulch, weed, sweep, edge and more.  A complimentary continental breakfast is served before getting our assignments.  Please wear layered clothing, sun hat as the weather dictates and closed-toe shoes.  The gardeners will equip you with tools…

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