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Upcoming Events

September 2016

California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Free

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

September 29
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Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in Golden Gate Park

September 30 - October 2
Hellman Hollow, Golden Gate Park,
50 Overlook Drive
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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The 16th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival kicks off at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park on September 30. The festival is a free, three-day celebration of bluegrass and more, including performances by Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jackson Browne, T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples, Emmylou Harris, Boz Scaggs, Chris Isaak, Cyndi Lauper and Wynonna & The Big Noise, and more! Click here for the full lineup.

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October 2016
Free

Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Buena Vista Park,
Buena Vista & Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardening staff and the Friends of Buena Vista Park to work on habitat restoration and gardening projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light refreshments served.  Event takes place rain or shine. Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Free

Clean & Green with the Friends of Lafayette Park

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Lafayette Park,
Sacramento Street & Octavia
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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Please join the Friends of Lafayette Park for a “Cleaning and Greening” workday on the first Saturday of the month.  Help to maintain the park and get to know your neighbors.  We install new plants, weed, sweep and more. We meet beforehand for coffee and pastries, lively conversation, and then head-out with the SFRPD gardeners to help beautify our park.  Meet at the picnic tables at the south end of playground.  Please wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a long-sleeve…

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Free

Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
GGP- Kezar Triangle,
Kezar Drive & Lincoln Way
San Francisco, 94117 United States
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Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park.  With significant support from the David and Carla Crane Foundation, Kezar Triangle was revitalized to promote a holistic approach to a place that combines art, ecology, and community engagement. Working in collaboration with the Recreation and Parks Department, the community, and the San Francisco Parks Alliance, Miller Company Landscape Architects transformed an under-utilized space into a meadow oasis crisscrossed by walking paths. The site features a “Plot to Grow…

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Free

Greenagers Workparty at Crocker Amazon Park

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2017
Crocker Amazon Playground,
Moscow & Italy
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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Are you in high school and looking to help out in the parks? Join the Greenagers and the Crocker Amazon Advisory Committee at a monthly work party focusing on habitat restoration at this vibrant neighborhood recreational park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  No experience necessary, and we’ll provide all tools, training, water, and snacks. Meet in the parking lot by the Crocker Amazon clubhouse. To RSVP please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333

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Free

Sunset Recreation Center Volunteer Workparty

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 14 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Sunset Recreation Center,
2201 Lawton St
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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Join the RPD gardeners and the Friends of the Sunset Rec Center at the new renovated recreational sports facility in a volunteer workparty that occurs every other month on the first Saturday. Volunteer tasks will include outdoor clean-up and landscape habitat restoration.  Tools and light refreshments provided.  Please wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.  This workparty is hosted in partnership with The Sunset Neighborhood Watch. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330.

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Free

Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walks – Stow Lake

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2017
Stow Lake,
50 Stow Lake Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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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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SAVE THE DATE! McLaren Park Project Planning Workshop!

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
McLaren Park – Group Picnic,
116 John F. Shelley Drive
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
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Help us prioritize $10 Million Dollars! Come and share your ideas. Bring your friends and family. Workshop Location Group Picnic Area – McLaren Park 116 John F. Shelley Drive Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:00 – 11:30 am If you have any questions contact: pete.j.moore@sfgov.org. If you cannot attend please be sure to answer a few questions (takes less than 2 minutes) that will help us determine what the community’s needs are by calling: 415.214.9358 Location Code 001.

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Free

Mobile Recreation @ Vis Valley Middle School

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vis Valley Middle School,
450 Raymond Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, May 14th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Vis Valley Middle School. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Free

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Free

Native Plant Volunteer Day

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that begins at 2016-10-03 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2016-10-03 6:00
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels 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 Natives seeks to enhance habitat resources…

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Free

Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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Merced Heights Playground Planning Meeting #2 on October 4

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Merced Heights Playground,
Byxbee & Shields St
San Francisco, CA United States
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Join us for a planning meeting to discuss playground concepts for the upcoming renovation of Merced Heights Playground, Tuesday, October 4, from 6-7 p.m., at the playground clubhouse (Byxbee and Shields streets). This project is part of Let’sPlaySF!, a partnership between the San Francisco Parks Alliance and Rec and Park to renovate playgrounds all across the city. For more information, email reem.assaf@sfgov.org.

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Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 1, 2016
City Hall, Room 278,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

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Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 1, 2016
City Hall, Room 278,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

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Don’t miss the 20th Annual Walk & Roll to School Day!

October 5
San Francisco,
501 Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States

Start a fun, healthy habit for you and your children at this year’s International Walk & Roll to School Day on Wednesday, October 5, 2016. Join parents, caregivers and children in over 40 countries and all 50 states, who will be walking and rolling to school together! Studies show walking not only improves your children’s physical well being, but also their academic performance. Check to see if your school’s registered in the event! Join us on October 5th, to celebrate…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
+ Google Map

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 7, 2016
City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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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Sgt. Macaulay Park Planning Meeting

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boeddeker Park,
246 Eddy Street
San Francisco,
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The renovation of Sergeant Macaulay Park is part of Let’sPlaySF, a partnership between the Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Parks Alliance that seeks to inspire creativity and play throughout the City. As part of the Let’sPlaySF! initiative in the coming years, 13 playgrounds prioritized for improvement by a citizen task force will be re-imagined and redesigned for this and future generations of San Francisco’s children. The second meeting will be held on: Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 Boeddeker Clubhouse…

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Free

Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 6
|Recurring Event (See all)
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Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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Recreation and Park Commission – Operations Committee Meeting

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 1, 2016
City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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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Friends of Lafayette Park’s 6th Annual Fall Social

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lafayette Park,
Sacramento Street & Octavia
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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On Friday October 7th, Friends of Lafayette Park (FOLP) will host its 6th annual Fall Social! Come join us for some food and drink, live entertainment, and a fun evening your neighbors. FOLP provides free food from dozens of local vendors who have been generous to us over the years. We’ll have live acoustic entertainment throughout the evening by special musical guests from the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA). This popular event has been a great opportunity to…

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Free

Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Panhandle, GGP,
Oak & Ashbury
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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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 trail walks – Lake Merced

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 13, 2017
Lake Merced Park,
Skyline Blvd & Harding Rd
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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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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Free

Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Volunteer Project

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands,
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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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. The group meets at the bottom of the steps to the Conservatory of Flowers. Please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Free

GGP: Strawberry Hill Butterfly and Trail Project

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Stow Lake,
50 Stow Lake Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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If you love your parks, and are looking for a meaningful and substantive way to make a positive difference, come on out and volunteer with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department! On the second Saturday of every month, we enhance habitat on Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park. We remove invasive weeds, and put in plant species that Swallowtails and other butterflies need to thrive. It’s an inspiring and fun day in a gorgeous setting. Each month, we build…

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Free

Duboce Park Beautification

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Duboce Park,
Duboce & Scott St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the Friends of Duboce Park at a monthly volunteer workparty from 10 am- 12 noon.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this recently renovated park shared by the Lower Haight and Castro neighborhoods. 30 minutes or an hour of your time makes a big difference in the health and appearance of the park.  All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.  Meet in front of the Harvey Milk Recreation Center.  Light refreshments served To RSVP, please…

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Free

Mobile Recreation @ Boeddeker Park

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boeddeker Park,
246 Eddy Street
San Francisco,
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, April 16th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Bessie Carmichael School. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf, Skateboards on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event.

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Free

Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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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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Free

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
+ Google Map

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Bison Paddock,
1265 John F. Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94121 United States
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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 a garden of native plants that comprise a critical nesting area for the endangered sparrow.  Please wear appropriate attire: closed toed shoes, long pants and layers of clothing.  Light refreshments are provided.  Meet at the Bison Paddock, on JFK Drive between 36th Avenue and Chain of Lakes Drive…

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Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the the Friends of Glen Canyon Park and SFRPD gardeners for a monthly volunteer workparty of 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.  For more information, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333.  Registration required.

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Buena Vista Neighborhood Association Volunteer Workparty

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Buena Vista Park,
Buena Vista & Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association in a monthly volunteer workparty focused on planting, gardening and maintenance projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light refreshments served.  Event takes place rain or shine. To register for this workparty, please email to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Camellia Garden Volunteer Workparty

October 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
GGP- Camellia Garden,
Willard and Fulton Streets
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the Friends of the Camellia Garden and SFRPD gardeners in a monthly volunteer workparty.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this hidden glade in Golden Gate Park.  There is always something blooming, growing, going to seed, or changing color in Golden Gate Park.   Volunteer activities will include habitat restoration, litter abatement and occasionally planting.  Tools, supplies and gloves are provided.  Please wear long-sleeve shirts, long pants and closed-toe low-heeled footwear.  Light refreshments served.  The event takes place…

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 20, 2017
McLaren Park at University & Mansell,
Mansell & Visitacion
San Francisco, CA United States
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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

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Bernal Heights Park,
Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Help restore the grasslands of this unique natural area . Monthly projects may include pulling invasive weeds, planting native species, or helping to maintain the trail system through the park. Come and experience the spectacular views of the city on all sides. 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. To…

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Mobile Recreation @ India Basin Shoreline Park

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mobile Recreation @ India Basin Shoreline Park,
Hunter's Point Blvd. & Hawes
San Francisco, CA United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, April 23rd from 11:00am – 2:00pm at India Basin Shoreline Park. We will have our Climbing Wall, Kayaking, Disc Golf, BMX Bikes on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Native Plant Volunteer Day

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that begins at 2016-10-16 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2016-10-16 5:00
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels 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 Natives seeks to enhance habitat resources…

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Victorian Alliance of San Francisco’s 44th Annual House Tour on October 16

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Duboce Park,
Duboce & Scott St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Spend a pleasant Sunday afternoon on a self-guided walking tour of the Duboce Park Neighborhood, Sunday, October 16, from 1 to 5 p.m.  Visit beautifully restored interiors of 19th Century homes.  Added to these charming residences is a remarkably preserved post-quake church sanctuary, where you may enjoy complimentary refreshments and a gift shop.  All net proceeds benefit the Victorian Alliance historic preservation grants program. Tour tickets may be purchased here.  Prices increase after October 8. For more information, visit victorianalliance.org.

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Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
+ Google Map

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 15, 2016
City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 21
|Recurring Event (See all)
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Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 22
|Recurring Event (See all)
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Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 27, 2017
Heron’s Head Park,
Jennings Street and Cargo Way
San Francisco, CA 94188 United States
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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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Mobile Recreation @ Cayuga Playground

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cayuga Playground,
Cayuga Avenue and Naglee Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, March 19th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Cayuga Playground. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

October 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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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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Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 26
|Recurring Event (See all)
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Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Red Umbrellas Art Shows at Alvord Lake

October 27
|Recurring Event (See all)
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and Once on %1$s,
and Once on %1$s,
and Once on %1$s,
and Once on %1$s
Alvord Lake, GGP,
Haight & Stanyan St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Red Umbrellas art shows at the east end of Golden Gate Park near Alvord Lake (Stanyan and Haight streets) have been extended through December. Stop by and enjoy high-quality art, meet local artists, and enjoy the outdoors. Upcoming show dates include September 17, 18, 21, 25 and 29. Exhibition hours are from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. For more info, click here.

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$8

Scaregrove 2016

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stern Grove,
2750 19th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Scaregrove, our annual family-friendly Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, happens on Friday, October 28, from 3-9 p.m., featuring costume contests, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live entertainment. $8 per person; children under 2 years old are free. Stay tuned for more information!

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Mobile Recreation @ Stern Grove/Scare Grove

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stern Grove,
2750 19th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Friday, October 28th from 3:00pm – 9:00pm at Stern Grove/Scare Grove. We will have our Climbing Wall. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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$8

Scaregrove 2016

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stern Grove,
2750 19th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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Scaregrove, our annual family-friendly Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, happens on Friday, October 28, from 3-9 p.m., featuring costume contests, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live entertainment. $8 per person; children under 2 years old are free. Stay tuned for more information!

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Rec & Park Volunteer Appreciation Party

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake Merced Boathouse,
1 Harding Road
San Francisco, 94132
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In celebration of our incredible volunteers and the staff who love them most. For more information, email: volappreciation@sfgov.org

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Volunteer at Alemany Farm

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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November 2016

Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 1, 2016
City Hall, Room 278,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place San Francisco, CA City Hall, Room 278

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 7, 2016
City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 1, 2016
City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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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Buena Vista Park Volunteer Project

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Buena Vista Park,
Buena Vista & Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardening staff and the Friends of Buena Vista Park to work on habitat restoration and gardening projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light refreshments served.  Event takes place rain or shine. Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Clean & Green with the Friends of Lafayette Park

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Lafayette Park,
Sacramento Street & Octavia
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States
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Please join the Friends of Lafayette Park for a “Cleaning and Greening” workday on the first Saturday of the month.  Help to maintain the park and get to know your neighbors.  We install new plants, weed, sweep and more. We meet beforehand for coffee and pastries, lively conversation, and then head-out with the SFRPD gardeners to help beautify our park.  Meet at the picnic tables at the south end of playground.  Please wear closed-toe shoes, long pants and a long-sleeve…

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Kezar Triangle Community Garden Volunteer Workparty

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
GGP- Kezar Triangle,
Kezar Drive & Lincoln Way
San Francisco, 94117 United States
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Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park.  With significant support from the David and Carla Crane Foundation, Kezar Triangle was revitalized to promote a holistic approach to a place that combines art, ecology, and community engagement. Working in collaboration with the Recreation and Parks Department, the community, and the San Francisco Parks Alliance, Miller Company Landscape Architects transformed an under-utilized space into a meadow oasis crisscrossed by walking paths. The site features a “Plot to Grow…

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Greenagers Workparty at Crocker Amazon Park

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 30, 2017
Crocker Amazon Playground,
Moscow & Italy
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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Are you in high school and looking to help out in the parks? Join the Greenagers and the Crocker Amazon Advisory Committee at a monthly work party focusing on habitat restoration at this vibrant neighborhood recreational park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  No experience necessary, and we’ll provide all tools, training, water, and snacks. Meet in the parking lot by the Crocker Amazon clubhouse. To RSVP please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333

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Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walks – Stow Lake

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 6, 2017
Stow Lake,
50 Stow Lake Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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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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Mobile Recreation @ Garfield Clubhouse/Pool

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Coffman Pool,
1700 Visitacion Ave
San Francisco, CA 94134 United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, February 6th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Herz Playground / Coffman Pool. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Free

Volunteer at Alemany Farm

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Native Plant Volunteer Day

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that begins at 2016-11-07 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2016-11-07 6:00
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels 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 Natives seeks to enhance habitat resources…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
+ Google Map

Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Panhandle Park On-going Volunteer Project

November 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Panhandle, GGP,
Oak & Ashbury
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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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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Bayview Hill Volunteer Project

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Bayview Hill,
948 Key Ave
San Francisco, CA United States

Join the Natural Areas Program Gardeners in a habitat restoration project that recurs every other month. Tucked away in the southeast corner of the city, Bayview Park supports a remarkably diverse population of plants and animals.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers. Please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – Lake Merced

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 13, 2017
Lake Merced Park,
Skyline Blvd & Harding Rd
San Francisco, CA 94132 United States
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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 Volunteer Project

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands,
100 John F Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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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. The group meets at the bottom of the steps to the Conservatory of Flowers. Please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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GGP: Strawberry Hill Butterfly and Trail Project

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Stow Lake,
50 Stow Lake Drive, Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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If you love your parks, and are looking for a meaningful and substantive way to make a positive difference, come on out and volunteer with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department! On the second Saturday of every month, we enhance habitat on Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park. We remove invasive weeds, and put in plant species that Swallowtails and other butterflies need to thrive. It’s an inspiring and fun day in a gorgeous setting. Each month, we build…

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Duboce Park Beautification

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Duboce Park,
Duboce & Scott St
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the Friends of Duboce Park at a monthly volunteer workparty from 10 am- 12 noon.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this recently renovated park shared by the Lower Haight and Castro neighborhoods. 30 minutes or an hour of your time makes a big difference in the health and appearance of the park.  All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.  Meet in front of the Harvey Milk Recreation Center.  Light refreshments served To RSVP, please…

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Mobile Recreation @ Lake Merced Boathouse

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mobile Recreation @ ER Taylor Elementary,
423 Burrows Street
San Francisco, CA United States
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We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, May 7th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at ER Taylor Elementary. We will have our Climbing Wall, Slack Line, Disc Golf, Skateboards, BMX Bikes on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Alemany Farm- Saturday Workparty

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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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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$7.00

Taster’s Choice Girl’s In Sports Hoop Summit

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hamilton Recreation Center,
1900 Geary Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94115 United States

Develop fundamental skills and acquire knowledge of being a healthy athlete while most of all having fun and making new friends.

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Volunteer at Alemany Farm

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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City Hall, Room 416,
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room # 416
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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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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White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Bison Paddock,
1265 John F. Kennedy Dr
San Francisco, CA 94121 United States
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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 a garden of native plants that comprise a critical nesting area for the endangered sparrow.  Please wear appropriate attire: closed toed shoes, long pants and layers of clothing.  Light refreshments are provided.  Meet at the Bison Paddock, on JFK Drive between 36th Avenue and Chain of Lakes Drive…

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Glen Canyon Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the the Friends of Glen Canyon Park and SFRPD gardeners for a monthly volunteer workparty of 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.  For more information, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333.  Registration required.

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Buena Vista Neighborhood Association Volunteer Workparty

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Buena Vista Park,
Buena Vista & Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Buena Vista Neighborhood Association in a monthly volunteer workparty focused on planting, gardening and maintenance projects throughout the park.  Please wear closed-toed shoes and dress in layers.  Light refreshments served.  Event takes place rain or shine. To register for this workparty, please email to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333 to register.

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Camellia Garden Volunteer Workparty

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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GGP- Camellia Garden,
Willard and Fulton Streets
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Join the Friends of the Camellia Garden and SFRPD gardeners in a monthly volunteer workparty.   Meet your neighbors and make new friends at this hidden glade in Golden Gate Park.  There is always something blooming, growing, going to seed, or changing color in Golden Gate Park.   Volunteer activities will include habitat restoration, litter abatement and occasionally planting.  Tools, supplies and gloves are provided.  Please wear long-sleeve shirts, long pants and closed-toe low-heeled footwear.  Light refreshments served.  The event takes place…

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 2.5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on May 20, 2017
McLaren Park at University & Mansell,
Mansell & Visitacion
San Francisco, CA United States
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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

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Bernal Heights Park,
Bernal Heights Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Help restore the grasslands of this unique natural area . Monthly projects may include pulling invasive weeds, planting native species, or helping to maintain the trail system through the park. Come and experience the spectacular views of the city on all sides. 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. To…

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Native Plant Volunteer Day

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that begins at 2016-11-20 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2016-11-20 5:00
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the Alemany Natives in a volunteer workparty.  All skill levels 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 Natives seeks to enhance habitat resources…

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Volunteer at Alemany Farm

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016,
and Weekly on the same day until February 29, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Nestled behind St. Mary’s Rec Center, Alemany Farm combines growing fruits and vegetables in an urban setting with native plant restoration. 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…

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Alemany Farm- Monday Workparty

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Alemany Farm,
666 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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Join the friends of Alemany Farm in a volunteer workparty every Monday.  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…

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California Native Plant Society Volunteer Workparty

November 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 31, 2016
Glen Canyon Park,
Elk & Chenery St
San Francisco, CA 94127 United States
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Join the SFRPD gardeners and members of the California Native Plant society in a weekly recurring volunteer workparty focusing on habitat restoration at various park sites throughout San Fransciso. Volunteer activities include weeding, planting, and general maintenance. Workparty sites typically have very challenging conditions: steep and/or slippery slopes, rocks and poison oak.  Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. Light refreshments are served. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333. The California…

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