Category Archives: Events

National Night Out with Mayor Lee

August 12th, 2012

August 7, 2012 was the 29th Annual National Night Out, a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. Folks in the Western Addition came together at Ella Hill Hutch to celebrate all the good work the community has done to support the youth in our neighborhood. The BEETS (Band of … Continue reading National Night Out with Mayor Lee

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CommunityGrows to be Feature at the ACGA

August 2nd, 2012

This coming Saturday, August 11th the American Community Garden Association (ACGA) will be in town in the midst of their four day national conference. They will be offering tours throughout the day Saturday, and one, “Youth Empowerment SF style,” will feature CommunityGrows! The tour will start at June Jordan Middle School (an Urban Sprouts site) … Continue reading CommunityGrows to be Feature at the ACGA

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CommunityGrows Garden Party Fund-A-Need

November 2nd, 2011

On Saturday, October 15th we had a great Garden Party in Koshland Garden to raise money for our BEETS Program (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens). Gabe Dominguez band (Shake Your Peace!) performed as well as Diana Gameros, a favorite San Francisco singer/songwriter. Diana mostly performs traditional Latin music but in her own modern, … Continue reading CommunityGrows Garden Party Fund-A-Need

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Koshland Park and Garden Workday-November 12, 2011

November 2nd, 2011

We will have a workday in Koshland Park and Garden on Saturday, November 12th from 10 AM to 1 PM. It will be a great day for weeding, planting, sweeping, pruning, picking up trash, and making the park and garden shine. Please were layered, comfortable workclothes and closed-toed shoes. Bring your own water; juice and … Continue reading Koshland Park and Garden Workday-November 12, 2011

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CommunityGrows on NEN!

December 21st, 2010

Neighborhood Empowerment Network, (NEN) a collaboration of community and non-profit organizations, city agencies, and academic institutions,  empowers neighborhoods to become cleaner, greener, healthier, and more inclusive places to live and work.  They have partnered with CommunityGrows and our BEETS Program in 2008, and recently asked us to speak on a panel about Creating School and … Continue reading CommunityGrows on NEN!

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CommunityGrows Garden Party Fundraiser Success!

October 21st, 2010

Saturday October 16th, 2010, CommunityGrows had their fall fundraiser in the Koshland Park Community Learning Garden.  We started the day with Jacob Moffet (joined by his daughter Jasmine) and Max Van der Sterre helping us pole and string lanterns throughout the garden and erect flags on the wall of the garden on Page Street.  A … Continue reading CommunityGrows Garden Party Fundraiser Success!

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CommunityGrows Fundraiser on October 16, 2010

August 24th, 2010

Please join us for a great party on October 16th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Koshland Park Garden in San Francisco. This outdoor garden fundraiser for CommunityGrows will showcase our programs and the great work we are doing. There will be live music, delicious local food, performances by the youth we serve, … Continue reading CommunityGrows Fundraiser on October 16, 2010

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Thanksgiving Event at John Muir Elementary School

November 21st, 2009

CommmunityGrows joined many partners, including MoMagic and Community Partners United to celebrate Thanksgiving with the neighborhood at John Muir Elemetary School. Here are some photos from the event. Ms. Welch, Nora Brereton and Ms. Brown: Three Angels Dancing: Our New Northern Station Captain, Ann Mannix and daughters Lauren and Kate: Camilla Dawkins and Liz Jackson … Continue reading Thanksgiving Event at John Muir Elementary School

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BEET Ranger Graduation!

October 22nd, 2008

Today we said farewell to the BEET Rangers! It was bittersweet, of course. We will miss them, but we are so proud to see them complete this program and move on to new and exciting paths in their lives! Modern Tea hosted us for a celebration dessert buffet, with cakes, cookies, sparkling apple cider and … Continue reading BEET Ranger Graduation!

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