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Come Out and Play in the Park: Sunday | SoMa

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Sunday, December 2, 2012 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
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Gene Friend Recreation Center | 270 6th St., San Francisco, CA



Come Out & Play Festival 2013 | SF

Come Out and Play in the Park: Sunday | SoMaCome Out & Play 2013 is a free annual festival of public street games bringing city-sized fun to San Francisco on November 9-10, 2013.

Think urban spy games, giant capture the flag games, as well as brand new creations and iterations like Capture the Tag, Mime Boxing, Batonk, Monster Stomp (players roleplay as monsters destroying a foam city) and tons more.

Free, but you must RSVP and fill out an online waiver to get in on the fun.

Games on Saturday, November 9 are held at Everett Middle School culminating in the fourth annual Journey to the End of the Night. Then, come back to the Mission Recreational Center on November 10 for a day of family friendly games fun for all ages.

Sunday, December 2, 2012
Come Out and Play in the Park on Sunday | Come Out & Play Festival 2013 | SF

Join the second day of Come Out and Play Weekend on Saturday, December 2nd from 12pm-5pm at Victoria Manalo Draves Park, Folsom & 6th Street for a day full of fun outdoor games for kids and adults.

Venue Change Due to Rain - outdoor events scheduled for originally scheduled for Victoria Manalo Draves Park will now be played at SOMArts (934 Brannan Street near 8th St) or at Gene Friend Recreation Center (270 6th St. near Folsom).

RSVP to skip the lines.

  • SUNDAY GAMES

    Games on Sunday, December 2nd at SOMArts (934 Brannan St. between 8th and 9th):

        • 12-5pm: Exhibition Games (featuring various artists)
        • 12-2pm: ThirdPerson OuterBody Labyrinth (by OuterBody Experience Lab), a maze players navigate wearing video goggles to dislocate the sense of sight to a point high above.
        • 3-5pm: Propinquity (by Lynn Hughes, Bart Simon, Modern Nomads), a mixed-media game designed to evoke both dancing and fighting that uses full body interaction and the use of sound and game play mechanics to produce an intensely social and physical experience.
        • 12-4pm: Origami Fishing (by Emily Wong), a variation on the classic fishing game in which players make their own game pieces.
        • 12-5pm: Lemonopoly (by Chach Sikes, Anselm Hook and Booka Alon), an app based game that pits Bay Area cities against each other in the quest to create lemon access
        • 3-5pm: Kids vs. Parents (by Ian Fraser)
        • 3-5: Obtain the Briefcase (by Julian Hyde), a street game of running, chasing, hiding, subterfuge, and the fight to locate one crucial briefcase
        • 1-3: Pickpocket Junction (by Wise Guys Events), players loot while they commute, attempting to steal treasures from one another as they ride the train home

        Games on Sunday, December 2nd at the Gene Friend Recreation Center (270 6th St @ Folsom):

        • 12-2pm: Humans v. Mosquitoes (by Humans vs. Mosquitoes), a physical field game in which humans attempt to defeat mosquitoes by clearing out their breeding grounds, and mosquitoes attempt to defeat humans by depleting their blood supply
        • 1-3pm: Sloth Chase (by Albert Kong & Eric Rubin), a turn-based tag game of strategy and skill that slows players to a crawl as they navigate the cityscape.
        • 2pm: Broom Ships (by Jonathan McKeever)
        • 2-4pm: Pinkball (designed by Ian Fraser, run by Heather Browning), a cooperative variation on classic “ball and stick” games
        • 3-5pm: Hula Hoop Tag (by Playworks), a fresh take on the classic game of tag; meant for participants of all ages, it will get your heart
        • 3-5pm: Staccato (by Casey Lent, Ben Clarke, Reynaldo Vargas & Grant Reid), fast-paced, a two on two playground game in which the offense and defense face off to score points–but they can’t always move their feet!

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*

*Free, but you should RSVP to skip the lines.

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