I write to urge you to reject the Mayor’s proposed ordinance that would grant the General Manager of the Recreation and Parks Department unlimited discretion to raise park visitor admission fees by up to 50% at any time, for as long as they wish, and for such arbitrary reasons as the weather.
The San Francisco Model Yacht Club (SFMYC) has scheduled model sailing for youth ages 10-14 on Sunday, June 23 and again on Sunday, July 21, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Spreckels Lake.
The annual twelve-day-only celebration of pianos in the park marks its fifth year at San Francisco Botanical Garden with a special anniversary edition, featuring more performances, special events and new opportunities for the public to play.
To tap a subterranean aquifer and provide water for Golden Gate Park, a pump works was first built in the late 1880s in what is today the Botanical Garden.
Experience over six miles of car-free streets on June 9 as Sunday Streets connects JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park to the Great Highway and down to Sloat Boulevard. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
On Saturday, June 15, The San Francisco Model Yacht Club members will display and demonstrate their models powered by live miniature steam engines on Spreckels Lake in Golden Gate Park.
The third annual flower-powered night under the stars kicks off summer with the Psychedelic Photosynthesis and Surrealistic Summer Solstice Jam on June 19.
A free arts, music, and recreation festival that provides engagement for children of all abilities will take place on Saturday, May 4 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Music Concourse Bandshell in Golden Gate Park.
I’m so dismayed to see that the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is now organizing the marijuana festival for this Saturday 4/20 “to celebrate all things cannabis” (to quote your on-line announcement of the event).
Tennis enthusiasts of all ages gathered today with City officials, the Tennis Coalition of San Francisco and the San Francisco Parks Alliance to celebrate a new era for public tennis in San Francisco with the groundbreaking of the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center renovation.
On Sunday, April 14, 2019, 15-year-old world champion Maxine McCormick demonstrated her technique to local children and adults at Golden Gate Park’s Anglers’ Lodge and Casting Pools.
Maxine McCormick, now 15, started learning to cast and fly fish when she was 9 years old. At age 12, she became the youngest adult division gold medalist and world champion in the sports history.
The Garden Bookstore, located just inside the main gate in the Botanical Garden in Golden Park, offers residents and visitors a wide range of books, gifts and plants to help visitors explore the world of gardening and horticulture.
The groundbreaking for the Golden Gate Park Tennis Center renovation will take place Wednesday, April 17. The facility will undergo a $27 million renovation, which will make the 125-year-old site one of the best public tennis facilities in the nation.
Monarch the Grizzly lived in a Golden Gate Park bear pit which was situated on the knoll between today’s California Academy of Sciences and the AIDS Memorial Grove.