Battle By the Bay on Saturday: Cal vs. Fresno State at the 'Stick
West Sunset Playground and Ortega Branch Library Reopen
Vote Today for America's Most Natural City
Is San Francisco America's most natural city? Safeway has launched an online Facebook contest to determine "America's Most Natural City" and we need your help encouraging people to vote.
Whether it's parks, outdoor activities or a city's promise to be environmentally friendly, Safeway will reward the winning city's commitment to being natural by donating $20,000 to the winning city's local parks and recreation department.
Log on to vote for San Francisco today. Here's how:
4) Choose your "natural city" from the drop down menu and enter your contact information
5) Check the box that says "I agree to the rules of the Safeway Natural City Contest"
6) Click "Vote and Enter"
McKinley Square Park Community Design Meeting #2
Join us for the second community meeting and workshop to solicit input and assess community needs for both short-term and long-term improvements benefiting McKinley Square Park.
Free Hoops Clinic for Boys and Girls on September 10
Join our staff of coaches for a free basketball clinic for boys and girls in elementary and middle school, Saturday, September 10, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Gene Friend Recreation Center at SOMA (270 Sixth Street). Enjoy some hoops, exercise and sign up for our Fall Basketball League.
Day of Service on Sunday, 9/11
Serve in remembrance at one of San Francisco Recreation and Park Department's tribute projects in partnership with Hands on Bay Area. On Sunday, September 11, 2011, volunteers will gather together at the Veterans War Memorial Building courtyard at Civic Center to honor the memories of the victims of 9/11 and then going forth to give tribute to the fallen by serving at community projects. The Day of Service will begin at 9 a.m. with registration and a light breakfast. At 9:30 a.m., a 20-minute the commemoration program will begin.
At 10 a.m., volunteers will disperse to their projects. Registered participants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. You must register to participate in the volunteer projects. There is no charge to register.
SFRPD will be hosting three projects on 9/11, please sign up below for the following three sites:
Congratulations to America SCORES Bay Area, a soccer and literacy after school program for 1st-5th graders, for being recognized with a $12,500 initial grant by the Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation (BAYS). Click here to read the press release and learn more about BAYS & America SCORES.
America SCORES Bay Area provides children with experiences to develop their own voice through poetry and creative expression, promotes physical activity through soccer, and supports leadership development through team-based service-learning projects. In San Francisco, SCORES partners with SFUSD ExCEL programs throughout the Mission, Excelsior, Western Addition, Tenderloin and Bayview Hunter's Point and has been a tremendous partner of ours at various Recreation and Park Department events. For more information, please visit AmericaScoresBayArea.org.
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