This is the 33rd annual Pacific Association USATF Cross Country Championship race that takes place in Lindley Meadow of Golden Gate Park.
Walk to help earn money for a cure for hydrocephalus and bring the hydro community together.
A 5K run/walk that will allow participants to help raise funds to support research, education and advocacy for melanoma.
Inspired by the Ciclovía in Bogotá, Colombia, Sunday Streets is a series of free, fun events empowering local communities to transform 1-4 miles of car-congested streets into car-free community spaces for kids … Continue reading
Epiphany Dance Theater presents the 14th annual San Francisco Trolley Dances. This year’s route travels along the NJudah Muni line from the South of Market to Kezar Triangle in Golden Gate Park … Continue reading
As some of you may have seen walking past the garden, construction is close to complete. The garden will combine demonstration gardens, programming and workshops, a native plant nursery and materials/tool distribution, etc. with a combination of individual and shared plots, all of which will provide an invaluable resource for … Continue reading
By Joe Rosato, Jr. Far longer than there’s been a Golden Gate Bridge, Treasure Island or Coit Tower, there were bison roaming Golden Gate Park. The first herd moved into a pen in the park’s Music Concourse in 1891, and to its current west-end digs in 1899. But following the … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) welcomed the arrival of the seven baby bison in Golden Gate Park on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Under Mayor Lee’s leadership, RPD coordinated the efforts with Mr. Richard Blum, Assemblywoman Fiona Ma, and San Francisco Zoo to replenish the bison … Continue reading
KCBS’s Barbara Taylor reports: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – A red-tailed hawk that was found shot in the head with a nail gun in San Francisco last month was released back into the wild Wednesday after recovering at a San Jose animal hospital. The injured hawk, a female juvenile that … Continue reading
Bike About Town: Golden Gate Park on 2 Wheels What’s the best way to see Golden Gate Park? On a bike, naturally. Just ask the hundreds of tourists who take to the park on their rented bikes each weekend, the surfers who ride through the park with boards attached to … Continue reading
(via SF Chronicle/SFGate) This week’s dining escapades took me from a lunch at the Stow Lake Boathouse to dinner at the refined Acquerello. A few of the places aren’t worth mentioning, but a couple are worth mentioning again and again, starting with Park Tavern, home of the dancing chicken. I’ll … Continue reading
by Rachel Gordon With a newly sanded and stained dock, a fresh fleet of boats and a revamped menu featuring vegetarian spring rolls and Salvadoran pastries, the new vendor who took over the food and boat rental concession at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park is set to open Wednesday. … Continue reading
A new bicycle rental program is launching in San Francisco on Tuesday. The launch of ParkWide Bike Rentals, which is launching five bike rental sites around the city, will be celebrated with an inaugural ride in Golden Gate Park with Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials. Bike rentals will … Continue reading
by Stephanie Lee The windmill at the southwest end of Golden Gate Park is, at long last, getting the wind back in its sails. After undergoing nearly a decade of restoration, a shiny copper dome weighing 64 tons was placed atop the Murphy Windmill on Monday. The act capped off … Continue reading
Back in 1959, Jack Hirose partnered with the Recreation and Park Department to become the Japanese Tea Garden concessionaire. While his official business concluded in 1992, he remained active in supporting the garden. On Aug. 18, the Rec and Park Commission unanimously approved of renaming the tea house the Jack … Continue reading
s 415-895-0689 firstname.lastname@example.org SF Rec and Parks to Make Roadway Improvement in Golden Gate Park SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) is proceeding with roadway improvements on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Golden Gate Park as part of an effort to upgrade the condition … Continue reading
For Immediate Release July 8, 2011 Contact: Elton Pon Phone: 415-831-2782 E-Mail: email@example.com SAN FRANCISCO– Continuing its celebration of National Park and Recreation Month, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department cut the ribbon today on a new and improved Carrousel Plaza in Golden Gate Park after a $1.25 million … Continue reading
Thursday, May 19, 2011 Contact: RPD Info Phone: 415-831-2796 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SF Rec and Park Honors Oak Woodlands Stewards RPD Commission recognizes Rob Bakewell’s Leadership with Oak Woodlands Stewards San Francisco – The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) has recently honored and recognized the Oak Woodlands Stewards for … Continue reading
Thursday April 7, 2011 Contact: RPD Info 415-831-2796 email@example.com Neighborhood Empowerment Brings Renewed Playground to Outer Richmond SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department (RPD) announced today the renovation of the 1938-built Cabrillo Playground will begin 2012. In partnership with the City’s Neighborhood Empowerment Network (NEN), RPD helped … Continue reading