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Saturday, October 1

2016 Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes | SF
Saturday, October 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason (Great Meadow)
2016 Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes | SF
Join the American Diabetes Association, for their commemorative year. It will be a beautiful day as you walk along the Bay with view of the Golden Gate Bridge and more. They have a route for everyone, Fun Run, 5k, & 1 mile so bring your whole family. Step Out ...
Garden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park
Garden Volunteer Workparty

Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park. 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 ...

Park Cleaning & Greening | SF
Saturday, October 1 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Lafayette Park
Park Cleaning & Greening | SF
Join your neighbors and connect with nature this Saturday at Lafayette Park’s monthly Cleaning & Greening. They start the morning with coffee, bagels, and conversation in front of the playground. Their wonderful gardeners then lead you into the weeds (literally) where you plant, clear, and beautify your green oasis in the ...
Benefit Art Show for One Tam: Public Art Sale | Mill Valley
Saturday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to look around but bring cash if you'd like to purchase their artworks.
| Mill Valley Community Center
Benefit Art Show for One Tam: Public Art Sale | Mill Valley
The Marin County’s BayWood Artists are bringing their nationally acclaimed original painted works to the park in a benefit for the One Tam initiative with their show “Mt. Tam As We See It: BayWood Artists Paint the Spirit of the Mountain”. This passionate non-profit group ...
Flagging in the Park: Colorful Flags, Fans & Poi Play Day | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | National AIDS Memorial Grove
Flagging in the Park: Colorful Flags, Fans & Poi Play Day | Golden Gate Park
Come enjoy the sun, music, flora, and friends in the beautiful National AIDS Memorial Grove. This event is open to all flow artists – fanning, flagging, poi, staff, and their supporters. Flags available for use or just relax, take in the fun dance music and ...

Saturday, October 8

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

San Francisco Starry Night 8.5K For a Cause | SF
San Francisco Starry Night 8.5K For a Cause | SF
The Starry Night 8.5K walk/run shines a light on the real Stars – the 28,000 kids fighting the No. 1 cancer killer of children. Join the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation to raise funds for lifesaving medical research and life-changing family support programs.

Friday, October 14

Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Veggie Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye ...

Sunday, October 16

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland
Sunday, October 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Friday, October 28

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Saturday, November 5

Garden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, November 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
| Kezar Triangle
Garden Volunteer Workparty

Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park. 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 ...

“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park
Saturday, November 5 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
| Alamo Square Park

Volunteers needed for Park Greening Day. Come out, join your neighbors, pitch in and help make Alamo Square better for everyone. 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 ...

Saturday, November 12

Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF
Saturday, November 12 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The School Farm
Eco SF School Farm Volunteer Work Day | SF

Come join a volunteer work party at The School Farm every second Saturday from noon to 4 pm to lend a hand and learn about farm work. All skill levels and abilities are welcome, even for moral support and comic relief. They will provide some ...

Sunday, November 20

Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland
Sunday, November 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | South Berkeley Senior Center
Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Oakland

Sunday Assembly is a non-religious congregation that celebrates life. They’ve got the best parts of a church – community, singing, and acts of service – without any of the religious dogma. They typically meet on the third Sunday of the month to sing, think, listen, laugh, and ...

Friday, November 25

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Friday, November 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Friday and fourth Friday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. They often host live entertainment, so keep an eye out on ...

Saturday, December 3

Garden Volunteer Workparty “Kezar Triangle” | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, December 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
| Kezar Triangle
Garden Volunteer Workparty

Volunteer at this recently opened community garden in Golden Gate Park. 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 ...

“Park Greening Day” Volunteer Party | Alamo Square Park
Saturday, December 3 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to recparkvolunteer@sfgov.org.
| Alamo Square Park

Volunteers needed for Park Greening Day. Come out, join your neighbors, pitch in and help make Alamo Square better for everyone. 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 ...