Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 21

Earth Day Celebration Saturday: Plant Sale, Portola Green Planning & Ice Cream!

This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day and to celebrate there will be a celebration at Burrows Pocket Park tomorrow (San Bruno Ave & Burrows Street). The event is being co-sponsored by community volunteers from the Portola Neighborhood Association Portola Urban Greening and Goettingen Neighbors Group. This will be a great opportunity to learn more …

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Apr 19

Saddle Up Portola: Horseback Riding Comes to McLaren Park For A Limited Time

If you haven’t heard or seen for yourself already, horseback riding has returned to McLaren Park for a limited time. The San Francisco Rec & Parks. Department is trying out an exciting two month pilot program to gauge public interest and support for the idea. Currently there are 10 horses stabled at the once abandoned …

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Apr 18

What’s Happening At The Abandoned Avenue Theater?

If you follow the Portona Neighborhood Association on Twitter or Facebook, you may have seen a very cryptic but tantalizing post this morning.  Apparently something very interesting is happening with the long abandoned but much-loved Avenue Theater.  See the screenshot below for exhibit A: Just as curious, if you happen to pass by the theater …

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Apr 17

The Wild Parrots Of The Portola

San Francisco’s famous Parrots (specifically Telegraph Hill’s) have been expanding their flocks and territory further into the city’s other neighborhoods for years now. One of those flocks – perhaps more – have made their home in the trees on the hill between Woolsey Street and the north end of Burton High School. The Parrots have …

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Apr 13

April Music Lineup: F.D.R.’s Live Music Thursdays

Here is your April music lineup at F.D.R. on San Bruno Ave. Every Thursday they will be featuring a local band with no cover (but tips encouraged)! Parts & Labor Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00pm 10:00pm Ferment.Drink.Repeat – FDR Brewery 2636 San Bruno Ave. S.F. Parts & Labor puts out a rockin’ mix of New …

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Apr 12

Take A Tax Break: Canoeing & Community Hike This Saturday in McLaren

April 15th maybe one of the most dreaded days of the year.  But thankfully, with the tax deadline extended to the 18th this year, all of us procrastinators are getting an extension.  So, instead of digging though receipts and 1099 forms this Saturday, we suggest heading out to the park to join in on one of …

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Apr 10

Portola Mapped Through The Lense Of A 2nd Grade Class

The San Francisco School’s class of 2021 created a fun map of the Portola. Many of the little aspects of the neighborhood that us busy adults tend to miss have been artistically captured by the unspoiled eyes of youth. The black and white map highlights landmarks such as the beloved greenhouses to the not so loved …

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Apr 06

Live Music Every Thursday At The Brewery -First April Show Tonight

With only hours to spare, here is tonight’s musical act at the Brewery.  We have received word that performances are booked through June and we will release a full list when available.If you haven’t been already, Ferment Drink Repeat is located at 2636 San Bruno Ave. Click here for FDR’s event’s page for more upcoming events and shows. …

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