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February 2019

Free

Visitacion Valley Greenway Volunteer Workparty

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 30, 2019

Join the Friends of Visitaction Valley Greenway at a weekly volunteer workparty from 10 am- 12 noon.  Learn new horticultural skills at this green jewel in the heart of the Visitacion Valley neighborhood. Six separate, themed lots between Leland and Tioga streets comprise this open space. The Greenway provides nearly 2 acres of critical outdoor space for a diverse community of wildlife and city-dwellers.  All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD. Meet at the Arleta Avenue gate between…

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Recreation and Park Commission Meeting

February 21 @ 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 19, 2019

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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Phil Arnold Trail Opening and Dedication on February 22!

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us on Friday, February 22 beginning at 10 a.m. as we hold an opening celebration and dedication for the Phil Arnold Trail (formerly the Oak Woodlands Trail). The newly renovated trail in the Oak Woodlands forest of Golden Gate Park will be dedicated in honor of Phil Arnold, a longtime advocate for parks, open space and recreational trail opportunities in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. A career civil servant, Phil is also a member and chair of…

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North Lake Volunteer Workparty

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

One event on November 17, 2018 at 9:00am

Join the members of the Audubon Society and the SFRPD gardeners in a recurring volunteer workparty at North Lake in Golden Gate Park that focuses on habitat restoration.  Lend a hand with weeding and tending native plants that comprise a vital wildlife habitat.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers of clothing.  Light refreshments provided.  Meet at the restroom pavilion on JFK Drive at Chain of Lakes Drive East. To register for this volunteer event, please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.

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Alvord Lake Volunteer Project

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Alvord Lake Task Force to beautify the eastern entrance of Golden Gate Park. A wide range of gardening tasks are available. Light refreshments provided. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.

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Juri Commons Volunteer Project

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

One event on December 1, 2018 at 9:00am

Join the SFRPD gardening staff and neighborhood volunteers for a morning of gardening at this verdant pocket park built on the old railroad right-of-way between Guerrero Street, San Jose Avenue and 25th and 26th Streets in the southwestern corner of the Mission District. The Juri Commoners volunteer group meet on the last Saturday of the month to clean-up and beautify the park. For more information about the group and its activities, and to sign up, visit the Juri Commoners website.…

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

February 23 @ 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 27, 2019

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 https://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

February 23 @ 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

One event on July 27, 2019 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. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330.

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Mountain Lake Park Volunteer Workparty

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 7, 2019 at 10:00am

Join the Friends of Mountain Lake Park, the Presidio Trust and SFRPD gardeners in beautifying this large neighborhood park with many recreational amenities: children’s playground, tennis courts, green lawns, a natural lake and extensive walking paths.  Volunteer gardening tasks include planting, weeding and habitat restoration. Light refreshments will be served.  Tools and gloves are provided. Please wear closed-toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. Meet at the Lake St & 11th Ave entrance to…

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Balboa Pool Reopening on February 23

February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, February 23 beginning at 12:30 p.m. as we hold a reopening celebration for the community at the Balboa Pool (1878 San Jose Avenue). The event will feature special performances, speakers, aquatic giveaways & FREE swimming! We look forward to diving in with you soon! ‬

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Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 9:00am

Come join the neighbors of Esprit Park and the SFRPD gardeners in a cleaning and greening of a vibrant community park.  A wide range of gardening tasks will be available: weeding, mulching, trimming and litter pick-up.  Tools and gloves will be provided.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers.  Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.

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Wheelchair Hoops Showcase at Gene Friend Rec Center

February 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation, the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) All Stars, and the Golden State Warriors for a special wheelchair hoops showcase featuring Rec and Park’s 10 new custom sports chairs. The chairs, purchased through a generous grant from San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation, will be available for free public use at Gene Friend Recreation Center as part of our ongoing efforts to increase adaptive recreation…

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March 2019

Free

Clean & Green with the Friends of Lafayette Park

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

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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Friends of Crocker Amazon and the Excelsior Volunteer Workparty

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

Are you in high school and looking to help out in the parks? Join the Crocker Amazon Advisory Committee at a monthly work party focusing on habitat restoration at this vibrant neighborho  od 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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Kezar Triangle Volunteer Workparty in Golden Gate Park

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 31, 2019

Volunteer at this recently opened 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 Art,”…

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Alamo Square Park Greening

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

Volunteers needed for Park Greening Day!  Come out and  join the Alamo Square Neighbors Association in their recurring volunteering workparty.  Activities include planting, gardening, weeding, general park maintenance.  Meet at the tennis court.  Coffee provided.  Please wear long pants and close-toed shoes.  Event takes place rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333

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Park Presidio Volunteer Workparty

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

You’re invited to join us for a monthly work party on the Presidio Greenbelt.  There will be opportunities for trash clean up, garden maintenance, pruning and planting.  We meet rain or shine at the SW corner of Geary and 14th Avenue on the first Saturday of every month from 9 to 11 am.  Supplies, tools and gloves will be provided.  For more information, please contact contact Naomi Hui at Naomi@richmondsf.org or at 415-941-7765.

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Golden Gate Park Natural Resources Division Nursery Volunteer Workparty

March 2 @ 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 July 31, 2019

The SFRPD Natural Resources Division Nursery will offer a series of volunteer opportunities in 2019! 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 in 20 different restoration sites for wildlife habitat enhancement. Minimum Volunteer Age: 12…

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Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walks – Stow Lake

March 2 @ 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 December 1, 2019

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 https://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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Golden Gate Park Nursery Volunteer Project

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

Join the Friends of the Golden Gate Park Nursery at this monthly volunteer workparty from 9 am- 12 noon.  Learn new gardening skills at this unique horticultural resource center that supplies plant material for all City of SF parks.  Volunteer tasks include weeding, plant maintenance and propagation.  All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.  Please wear a long-sleeve shirt, long-pants and closed-toe shoes.  Meet at the flag pole in front of the  Structural Maintenance Division entrance located at…

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Park, Recreation and Open Space Advisory Committee

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2019

501 Stanyan St San Francisco, CA McLaren Lodge, Commission Room

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Recreation and Park Commission – Capital Committee Meeting

March 6 @ 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 4, 2019

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

March 7 @ 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, 2019

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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Panhandle Park Volunteer Project

March 9 @ 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 June 30, 2019

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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Upper Noe Recreation Center Volunteer Project

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

Join the SFRPD gardeners and the Ladybug Gardeners at the vibrant Upper Noe Recreation Center in a volunteer workparty focused on the maintenance of a native plant garden along Sanchez Street.  A wide range of gardening tasks are available. Light refreshments provided. Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers. The event will occur rain or shine. To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333

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Legion of Honor Ongoing Volunteer Project

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until July 1, 2019

Volunteering with the Friends of the Legion of Honor offers a unique opportunity to beautify and maintain the outside landscaping of one of the most visited museums on the West Coast. In partnership with Hands On Bay Area and the Legion, come out and support their work. Light refreshments provided. Meet at the museum.

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Golden Gate Park Oak Woodlands Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

March 9 @ 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 July 31, 2019

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. Please RSVP by emailing recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330 to register.

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Strawberry Hill Butterfly Habitat Restoration Project

March 9 @ 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 30, 2019

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 Volunteer Workparty

March 9 @ 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 30, 2019

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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John McLaren Park Habitat Restoration Volunteer Project

March 9 @ 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 December 31, 2019

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. Please RSVP by emailing recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330.  

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Alta Plaza Volunteer Workparty

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 8, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on December 14, 2019 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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Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walks – Glen Park

March 9 @ 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 December 14, 2019

Walk in the Park: Join us and Healthy Parks, Healthy People (HPHP) as we kick off the new year in a brand new location at Glen Park on Saturday, January 12 from 10 a.m. to noon! Meet us at Elk and Chenery streets as we explore this unique geological and biological destination that serves as a natural sanctuary in the heart of the city’s urban bustle! For more information visit https://sfrecpark.org/hphp Recreation Leaders: Our professional RPD Guides will provide a short…

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Mobile Recreation @ Excelsior Playground

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

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, March 9th from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Excelsior Playground. 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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Victoria Manalo Draves Lighting + Safety Project Community Meeting

March 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us to discuss an upcoming project to upgrade the lighting and complete miscellaneous site enhancements to improve visibility and safety. Date: Monday, March 11th, 2019 Time: 6-8 pm Location: Gene Friend Rec Center 270 6th Street For more information please contact the project manager Mike DeGregorio at michael.degregorio@sfgov.org.

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White Crown Sparrow Habitat Restoration at the Bison Paddock

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

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

March 16 @ 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 July 31, 2019

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 clicking on the REGISTER button above, or emailing recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6330.  

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Camellia Garden Volunteer Workparty

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 30, 2019

Meet your neighbors and make new friends at the monthly Camellia Garden Volunteer Project in Golden Gate Park.  Volunteers will work with SFRPD gardeners in the maintenance and restoration of a historic flower garden full of blossoming Camellias.  Tools, supplies and gloves are provided.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers.  The event takes place rain or shine.  Meeting location at the Dahlia Garden located at JFK and Pompei Circle, just east of the Conservatory of Flowers.  Light refreshments…

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West Portal Park Volunteer Project

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on January 19, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 9:00am

Join the West Portal Neighborhood Association for a volunteer workparty from 9 am- 12 noon at West Portal Playground.   Meet your neighbors, make new friends and help out with the beautification of this vibrant community recreation facility. Volunteer tasks include weeding, mulching, ivy abatement, litter-pick-up and occasional planting.  Please wear closed-toe shoes, long sleeved shirt and long pants. All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.  Meet at the recreation center on Lenox Way.  Light refreshments served To RSVP,…

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Healthy Parks, Healthy People trail walks – McLaren Park

March 16 @ 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 20, 2019

McLaren Park nature walk is cancelled July 21st. We hope to see you at our next Healthy Parks Healthy People trail walk at Herons Head on July 28th. For more information checkout https://sfrecpark.org/recprogram/healthy-parks-healthy-people/ 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.…

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Bernal Hill Grassland Restoration Volunteer Project

March 16 @ 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 30, 2019

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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Free Nature Walk With Healthy Parks, Healthy People & Walk With a Doc

March 16 @ 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 May 16, 2020

SF Rec & Park is partnering with Walk with a Doc this Saturday at McLaren Park. Join us for an engaging talk with Dr. Andrew Oliver. This is your opportunity to ask a medical professional questions about your health and well-being, as we walk through groves of redwoods, cypress trees and enjoy the benefits of nature. WHO: Lisa McHenry, Rec. III, lisa.mchenry@sfgov.org WHEN: 10:00AM-12:00PM (3rd Saturday of Every Month) WHERE: McLaren Park at University & Mansell (Across from Visitation) WEBSITE:…

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Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come join the neighbors of Esprit Park and the SFRPD gardeners in a cleaning and greening of a vibrant community park.  A wide range of gardening tasks will be available: weeding, mulching, trimming and litter pick-up.  Tools and gloves will be provided.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers.  Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.

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Mobile Recreation @ Lake Merced Boathouse

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, March 23rd from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Lake Merced Boathouse. We will have our Climbing Wall, Disc Golf & Kayaking on site. We will provide safety equipment. Mobile Recreation is a free event. Get out and play!

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Mobile Recreation @ Potrero Hill Playground

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

We would like to welcome you to our Mobile Rec Event Saturday, December 1st from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Potrero Hill Playground. 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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April 2019

Free

Mt Olympus Volunteer Workparty

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 6, 2019 at 9:00am

Join the Friends of Mt Olympus at volunteer workparty devoted to the beautification and maintenance of a neighborhood green jewel.  Please dress in layers, and wear a long-sleeved shirt and long pants.  All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.  Meet at top of the hill on Upper Terrace.  Light refreshments served To RSVP, please email recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org or call 415-831-6333.

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Walter Haas Playground Volunteer Project

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join the Friends of Walter Haas Playground for a quarterly recurring volunteer workparty focused on maintenance of the children’s play area.  Volunteer tasks include weeding, planting, litter abatement and playground equipment clean-up.  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 415-831-6330 to register.

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Brooks Park Volunteer Workparty

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 10:00am

Meet Brooks Park neighbors and make new friends at the Brooks Park Volunteer Project. In January, volunteers will join SFRPD Natural Resource Division staff planting dune species and in April, volunteers will join in the maintenance of these new plantings. Tools, supplies and gloves are provided.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers.  The event takes place rain or shine.  Meeting location at the park on Vernon St. across from 253 Vernon St. Light refreshments provided

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June 2019

Free

Grattan Playground Volunteer Workparty

June 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Friends of Grattan Playground and SFRPD gardeners for a volunteer workparty focused on playground clean-up and maintenance.  The Friends of Grattan Playground work to preserve and enhance this community resource for safe, interactive, and nature-themed outdoor play.  Volunteering is a great opportunity to join in a project that will shape the future of our children’s play experience, and benefit the community for years to come.   All supplies, tools, and gloves are provided by SFRPD.   Please dress in layers…

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Esprit Park Volunteer Workday

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 24, 2019 at 9:00am

Come join the neighbors of Esprit Park and the SFRPD gardeners in a cleaning and greening of a vibrant community park.  A wide range of gardening tasks will be available: weeding, mulching, trimming and litter pick-up.  Tools and gloves will be provided.  Please wear closed toed shoes, long pants and layers.  Light refreshments will be served. If you are interested in this volunteer opportunity, please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.

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