2018 Nov News
Newsletter | November
The Rec Center will be closed Nov 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving. Normal hours resume on Sat Nov 24.
We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
Concert in the Park Series continues in December
Essence Goldman was scheduled. She is a rare treat and we will try to bring her back another time. Come hear the
fantastic duet, Audio Blonde on December 15. Concerts in the Park provides free live music in the playground every third
Saturday of the month from 10:30 to noon. Your host is Suzanne Kramer, shown right performing as just Suzanne
with Mark Jeffery
Air Quality Affects Class Schedules
classes have been put on hold since Friday, November 9. Indoor classes and activities, such as Zumba, will continue
unless the air is extremely bad. The schedule for outdoor classes is being pushed back so that, if possible, classes
will be made up at the end of the season. If not, Rec & Park will issue refunds for cancelled dates.
SF Youth Baseball League Registration – Nov 17
a.m. Games begin in March. The league is collaboration between Rec and Park and the San Francisco Fire Department's
Flame Program. It serves boys and girls ages 4 to 14 in six age-based divisions. Fees cover coaches, games, practices
Upper Noe Rec Center.
Winter Registration – Dec 15
your online WishList and register for them all with one click. View the Winter Catalog and register online at www.sfreconline.org or stop by the Rec Center office to do so in person.
game on every second Saturday of the month
from 9 am to noon. Joan Lionberger invites amateur
gardeners of all ages and genders to come out for some fresh air and help beautify our park. Tools are provided but feel
free to bring your own. Extras are
always handy to have around.
The Ladybug Gardener group was featured in the November issue of the Noe Valley Voice in an
article about volunteerism, Giving Back in Noe Valley www.noevalleyvoice.com/2018/November/ .
For the bit about Joan and Upper Noe Rec
Center, see pg. 10, There Are Many Ways to Give.
Ladybug Gardener Joan Lionberger in the Native Plant Garden (right).
Holiday Tree Lighting – Dec 6
Street) in Golden Gate Park on Thursday, December 6, from 4-8 p.m. This FREE family-friendly event will feature toboggan
rides, snow play area, carnival rides, live entertainment, cookie decorating, visits with Santa and more! There will
also be free admission to the Conservatory of Flowers, which will feature a holiday light show!
hosting a toy drive at the event. All are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to be given to a family in need.
San Francisco Customer Service Center (311), visit sf311.org or download the
Enjoy your Park!
your friends and neighbors. Please help us to promote Upper Noe Recreation Center as your neighborhood center and
to connect with all members of the community.
Friends of the Noe Valley Recreation Center provides equipment and support for our wonderful
neighborhood park, its patrons and staff year.-round. Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to help keep our
park clean, safe, accessible and fun. See how you can contribute at http://uppernoerecreationcenter.com/wp/donate/
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