Category Archives: Hayes Valley South

12-3-16-wreath_img_9084 Wreaths and Cards Start the Holidays!

December 11th, 2016

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, CommunityGrows held its thirteenth annual Wreath and Card Making event in the Western Addition. This event, which took place at Hayes Valley South Community Room, is a chance for us to thank all our partners and friends for supporting us this year, and helping us cultivate healthy youth by growing … Continue reading Wreaths and Cards Start the Holidays!

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12.6.14-WreathCard_IMG_9588 Join us for the Holidays!

November 29th, 2015

This is a wonderful holiday tradition with CommunityGrows and all our partners. Please stop by the Hayes Valley South Community Room, at 403 Rose Street (near Buchanan Street) from 1-4 PM on Saturday, December 12th to enjoy refreshments and create a wreath and some cards for the holidays. Boughs of evergreens, frames, and trinkets will … Continue reading Join us for the Holidays!

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12.6.14-WreathCard_IMG_9501 Wreath and Card Making Fun!

December 12th, 2014

On Saturday, December 6, 2014 a great turnout of the community with families and youth made our Wreath and Card Making event an overwhelming success. Our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) engaged everyone arriving, showing them how to make wreaths for the first time. With so many great trinkets and baubles, ribbons, … Continue reading Wreath and Card Making Fun!

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TwoOwls-cropped-600pixels Join Us for a Wreath and Card Making Event

November 13th, 2014

On Saturday, December 6th from 1-4 PM we will be making holiday wreaths and cards to take home and enjoy. Please check out our flyer below for more details. Hope to see you there! 12.6.14 Wreath Making Event-CommunityGrows by Barbara Wenger

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Computers_iStock_000021086611Small CommunityGrows Shares Computers with Hayes Valley

August 10th, 2014

Come join us on Saturday, August 16th from 1-3 PM at the grand opening of the Hayes Valley Youth Center Computer Lab. See details below. Computer Lab Opening Flyer by Barbara Wenger

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Let’s Talk Trash!

April 4th, 2014

The BEETS interns (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) hosted special guests from Green Streets last week. Started by one of the residents of a local housing project, Green Streets is an environmental services company that aims to improve their environment and provide local jobs for the community. Teddy, James, and Tyrone walked us … Continue reading Let’s Talk Trash!

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BEETS make Salsa

March 21st, 2014

On Tuesday, February 25th the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) had a great discussion about sodas and sugar. We guessed how much sugar was in various sodas and were surprised that there was so much. We talked about how sodas don’t actually satisfy hunger the way solid food calories do and that … Continue reading BEETS make Salsa

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Everyone in the Spirit of the Holidays!

December 11th, 2013

On Saturday December 7, 2013 CommunityGrows hosted the sixth annual Wreath Making event for the Western Addition neighborhood. The Hayes Valley Apartments Community Room was a buzz with activity as many folks came by to make wreaths for themselves and other residents. Our BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) were on hand to … Continue reading Everyone in the Spirit of the Holidays!

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First 2013 Summer Trip to Green Gulch Farm

July 17th, 2013

On Tuesday, July 2, 2013 CommunityGrows hosted their first summer field trip to Green Gulch Farm. Along for the ride were the Western Addition Beacon and Hayes Valley Apartment youth, as well as the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens). Most of these youth had never been to Green Gulch Farm, and it … Continue reading First 2013 Summer Trip to Green Gulch Farm

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Three Bean Salad

March 24th, 2013

Thanks to grants from Kaiser-Permanente and the YMCA, CommunityGrows has been able to expand our Seed to Mouth Cooking Classes at Hayward Recreation Center, as well as with the Western Addition Beacon Center at Hayes Valley South Community Room. Staff have been been teaching 65 youth to eat and cook healthy foods. They’ve also been … Continue reading Three Bean Salad

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