Rec and Park's 85th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting on
Kick off the holiday season with SF Rec and Park! Join us for our 85th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at McLaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park, , from Enjoy live entertainment, caroling, a cookie factory, sledding, snow play, carnival rides and a visit from Santa. Free!
Donate a toy for the Operation Dream and SF Police Department's annual toy drive! Help everyone enjoy a happy holiday season by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to the event and dropping it off to any of our several donation barrels located at points throughout the event.
Watch our Tree Lighting promo video here!
Meet Photographer Fred Lyon This
Harvey Milk Photo Center Presents: Meet Fred Lyon-, from - Book Signing and New Film! Come and meet this photographer!
Fred Lyon Photographer- Images from 1940-1960's, will be at the HMPC, Come see Fred's images which are in our gallery currently., for his book signing, and we will be showing his new documentary from -pm. This would make a wonderful Holiday Gift! Come meet this incredible photographer, who has captured so many beautiful and iconic images of San Francisco! This event is open to the public and is free!
Address: Harvey Milk Photo Center- 50 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA 94117, (415) 554-9522.
Save the Date: Boeddeker Park Grand Opening Celebration on
The Trust for Public Land and San Francisco Recreation and Parks invite you to the reopening of Boeddeker Park in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood, More info here., from to to This event will include a special ribbon cutting ceremony, live entertainment and activities for kids and residents of all ages. Join city officials, community organizations and neighbors for an afternoon of fun!
Upcoming Community Opportunity Fund Workshops
Upcoming workshops for individuals or groups interested in making improvements at their local park:
County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park (9th Ave. & Lincoln Way)
Joe Lee Recreation Center - Multipurpose Room (1395 Mendell Street)
KTVU: World AIDS Day Observed in Golden Gate Park
Mobile Rec Comes to Moscone Playground on
Come out to Moscone Playground (1800 Chestnut) this Check our website for updates.), from , for Mobile Rec,including climbing, slack lining, disc golf, skateboarding and BMX biking. Free! We provide the safety equipment, you come out and play! (Event subject to cancellation due to rain.
Join Us for a Healthy Parks Healthy People Walk in Golden Gate Park on
Walk in Golden Gate Park, at
Come join Healthy Parks Healthy People and engage in some light stretching, socializing and a guided hike around Stow Lake, one of the parks most popular areas.
Please check local weather forecasts - Trail Walks will be canceled due to rain or unsafe conditions. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sharon Art Studio Winter Sale on
Come See Rec and Park's Talented Actors in Hush,
Rec and Park's Junior Acting Troupe from the Harvey Milk Center for the Arts presents "Hush, An Interview with America" aton , at the Mission Art Rec Center (745 Treat Street). Refreshments and raffle prizes! Admission is free but donations happily accepted through the SF Parks Alliance Gear Up Fund. For more information,
Winter Registration Begins December 13
Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest at Sunset Rec on
Rec and Park, in partnership with the SF Elks Lodge, No.3, invites all girls and boys, ages 8-13, for our annual Hoop Shoot Contest at Sunset Rec Center (2201 Lawton Street),, from No pre-registration necessary. Free lunch and t-shirts for the first 80 participants. For more information, call (415) 298-9183.
Randall Museum Holiday Crafts Day on
The Randall Museum hosts its annual Holiday Crafts Day on More info here., from Make your own winter holiday gifts and decorations, including rolled beeswax candles, wooden trains, scented gift soaps, candy houses and more. The Randall Museum is located at 199 Museum Way.
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