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Saturday, September 24

Portola Garden Tour 2022 (SF)
Portola Garden Tour 2022 (SF)
This tour of mostly private gardens is a fundraiser for the Horticulture and Floristry department of San Francisco City College. Explore beautiful and hidden spaces, learn about what grows here in the sunny southeast corner of San Francisco, enjoy the hospitality of our friendly gardeners, ...

Sunday, September 25

Love Your Neighbor(hood) Beach Cleanup (SF)
Love Your Neighbor(hood) Beach Cleanup (SF)
Help Race to Zero Waste joined by Value Culture, Sea Hugger, Refuse Refuse SF, Project Homeless Connect, and City Surf Project to pick up litter and divert recyclables for a clean beach for all! Meet at Ocean Beach, Stairwell 4 (The Great Highway & Balboa ...

Tree Tour of Forest Hill + Laguna Honda w/ Friends of the Urban Forest (SF)
Sunday, September 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: $25 | Forest Hill Station
Tree Tour of Forest Hill + Laguna Honda w/ Friends of the Urban Forest (SF)
Friends of the Urban Forest invites you on a two-hour walking tour of the large and interesting trees of San Francisco’s Forest Hill neighborhood, and the historic large green spaces of the 150-year-old Laguna Honda campus. The tour will be led by arborist Christopher Campbell. ...
North Beach Cleanup
Sunday, September 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/403721/
| Washington Square Park
North Beach Cleanup
Help us clean up in North Beach. Meet at the NE corner of Washington Square Park (Filbert St and Stockton St). All supplies provided. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/403721/) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.
Valencia-Guerrero Cleanup
Sunday, September 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/442198/
| Dog Eared Books (Valencia)
Valencia-Guerrero Cleanup
Help us clean up trash along Valencia Street and Guerrero Street. Meet in front of Dog Eared Books (900 Valencia St). All supplies provided. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/442198/) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.
“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

19th Annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival (SF)
Sunday, September 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Center for the Book
19th Annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival (SF)
The San Francisco Center for the Book’s 19th annual Roadworks Steamroller Printing Festival is back for another all-day public printmaking and book arts event. Activities include hands-on printmaking and book arts activities, demonstrations, retail vendors, and live printing on Rhode Island Street. The Roadworks Steamroller Printing ...
Bosworth & Lyell Cleanup (Glen Park)
Sunday, September 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/460150/
| Bosworth St and Lyell St
Bosworth & Lyell Cleanup (Glen Park)
Help us clean up around Glen Park. Meet at the corner of Bosworth St and Lyell St. All supplies provided. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.

Wednesday, September 28

Masonic Avenue Cleanup
Masonic Avenue Cleanup
Help us clean up Masonic Ave from Geary to Euclid. Meet on the sidewalk in front of Trader Joe’s (3 Masonic Ave). All supplies provided. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page (https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/481533/) or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.

Thursday, September 29

SF Village Cleanup + Free Coffee for Volunteers
Thursday, September 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page: https://www.mobilize.us/togethersf/event/413075/
| Rise & Grind Coffee
SF Village Cleanup + Free Coffee for Volunteers
Help us with San Francisco Village and their senior community clean up the Inner Richmond. Meet at Rise & Grind Coffee (785 8th Ave). All supplies provided and FREE coffee for volunteers. Sign up on this TogetherSF Mobilize page or email info@refuserefusesf.org with event name.

Saturday, October 1

5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival (Oct. 1-2)
Saturday, October 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival (Oct. 1-2)

Celebrate all things Italian in San Jose’s Little Italy district. Join us Saturday and Sunday to help raise funds to complete the ongoing construction of our Little Italy Museum and Italian Cellar members bar. ~ Authentic Italian cuisine from Little Italy businesses and Italian restaurants ...

Sunday, October 2

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival
Sunday, October 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival
Celebrate all things Italian in San Jose’s Little Italy San Jose District. ~ Authentic Italian Cuisine from Little Italy Businesses and Italian Restaurants located throughout Santa Clara County. ~ Fantastic Entertainment lineup including Pasquale Esposito (San Jose), Vanessa Raci (New York), Cory Pesatauro (Rhode Island), ...
5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival (Oct. 1-2)
Sunday, October 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Little Italy San Jose
5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Festival (Oct. 1-2)

Celebrate all things Italian in San Jose’s Little Italy district. Join us Saturday and Sunday to help raise funds to complete the ongoing construction of our Little Italy Museum and Italian Cellar members bar. ~ Authentic Italian cuisine from Little Italy businesses and Italian restaurants ...

Friday, October 7

2022 “California Seaweed Festival” in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)
Friday, October 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*All Day Free! - We are a non-profit
| Bay Conference Center in Estuary & Ocean Science Center, San Francisco State University
2022 "California Seaweed Festival" in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)

Come to the 3rd Annual California Seaweed Festival! We are planning for a bigger and better festival than last year! The California Seaweed Festival is a free in-person family friendly event celebrating the seaweed diversity of California! The festival will showcase seaweed uses and applications ...

Saturday, October 8

2022 “California Seaweed Festival” in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)
Saturday, October 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*All Day Free! - We are a non-profit
| Bay Conference Center in Estuary & Ocean Science Center, San Francisco State University
2022 "California Seaweed Festival" in Tiburon (Oct. 7-8)

Come to the 3rd Annual California Seaweed Festival! We are planning for a bigger and better festival than last year! The California Seaweed Festival is a free in-person family friendly event celebrating the seaweed diversity of California! The festival will showcase seaweed uses and applications ...

Sunday, October 9

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

Sunday, October 16

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)
Sunday, October 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required. Space is limited.
| Alemany Farm
Alemany Farm Native Plant Volunteer Day (SF)

We are excited to welcoming volunteers back to the farm. Everyone, young or old, experienced or still learning, is welcome to join our California Native Plant workdays held currently on the first Monday and third Sunday of each month from 1:00 to 4:30 pm. Registration ...Monthly

Sunday, October 23

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

Sunday, October 30

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday

Sunday, November 6

“Manny’s Neighborhood Trash Cleanup” w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)
"Manny's Neighborhood Trash Cleanup" w/ $1 Margaritas & Free Burritos (SF)

Tired? Sunday Funday. Wired? Sunday done-day. Make our neighborhood better, brunch with cool people (sorry not sorry, we’re biased), get deals to some fave local spots, and wrap it up before the Sunday Scaries hit with an easy hour of picking up trash around our ...Every Sunday