New Pop Ups in the Parks Event Series Kicks Off Saturday

The events will feature yoga, street cleanups and storytime activities for children all at the neighborhood’s three mini parks.

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The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department sign at the Head-Brotherhood Mini Park. | Anne Marie Kristoff/Ingleside Light
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The Friends of the OMI Mini Parks is kicking off its new “Pop Ups In the Parks” series of events, starting with a Nov. 19 morning event at the Randolph-Bright Mini Park.

A storytime event will take place at the park for kids aged two to three with their caregivers from 10:30 to 11 a.m., but not before a community clean up event at 9:30 a.m., event organizers said. The clean up will include the park site and the surrounding area of the park, including along Randolph Street from Orizaba Street to Junipero Serra Boulevard.

Organizers said to wear comfortable shoes, clothes and to bring work gloves. Refreshments will be available following the cleanup and storytime events.

More events are planned at Randolph-Bright Mini Park as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to noon

Other park up events will take place at the Head-Brotherhood Mini Park and the Lakeview-Ashton Mini Park.

Yoga sessions will take place at Head-Brotherhood Mini Park along with a clean up event first. Events dates and times at Head Brotherhood Park are as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to noon

Morning meditations and habitat restoration will take place at the Lakeview-Ashton Mini Park as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022 from 9:30 to a.m. to noon (event will include planting)
  • Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to noon
  • Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to noon

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