The labyrinth in the courtyard at Saint Edmund’s Church is available for all to enjoy as a place of peace and tranquility seven days a week. The gates open daily from 7 a.m. to dusk. The labyrinth is a metaphor for the spiritual journey that we are all on as we search for the center and meaning of our lives. Since prehistoric times, the labyrinth has been a sacred path of meditation that confers real benefits to body and soul. It has been found in all religious traditions in various forms around the world. Saint Edmund's is at 1500 Perez Drive off Rosita Road in Linda Mar, Pacifica. Call 650-359-3364 for more information.
If you like to walk in San Pedro Valley Park and enjoy its flora and fauna, and you want to help maintain the park, drop by the visitor center and join the volunteer team called Friends of San Pedro Valley Park. Several times a year, experts present programs at the visitor center and guided hikes focusing on park wildlife, geology, and botany. Volunteers help maintain the hiking trails and wildlife habitat in the park.
Bay Area nature enthusiasts stay informed and list their own events on BAY NATURE. That’s easy to do with the online event submission form. You can email your announcements, but please submit events two weeks in advance. The calendar is the most comprehensive listing of nature-related public activities in the Bay Area: hikes, talks, film screenings, workshops, restoration projects, special days at nature centers and science museums, and anything else nature-related. Calendar events also feed into the interactive map, one of the most popular features of the website. Your event may also be selected for the biweekly e-newsletter, Bay Nature Connections. Visit the website at the link below:
Explore internship and volunteer opportunities year-round in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA), including Pacifica's three national parks (Mori Point, Milagra Ridge, and Sweeney Ridge), plus Ocean Beach, The Presidio, and Muir Woods. Projects include planting, weeding, mulching, beach cleanup, trail maintenance, and more. Register online at PARKS CONSERVANCY. For more information, call 415-561-3077 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Media Alliance Classes for writers, editors, photographers, designers, broadcasters, community organizers, computer wizards, dancers, actors, and other creative folks. Media Alliance has an interactive website for finding jobs, signing up for classes, and connecting to other media activists in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Beach Watch volunteer shoreline monitoring is under the auspices of NOAA, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Beach Watch uses highly trained “citizen scientists” from all walks of life to conduct regular shoreline surveys spanning 150 miles of coastline from Point Año Nuevo to Bodega Head. The volunteers have conducted wildlife surveys during oil spills. Since 1996, the nonprofit Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association has managed Beach Watch data and volunteers. Find out more about the sanctuary and its volunteer programs: FARALLONES and NOAA.
Updated wine menu and new craft-style beer. Check out agitf.com for events (live music and entertainment). Call 650-735-5854 or email email@example.com. A Grape in the Fog is at 400 Old County Road (north of the clock tower) in beautiful downtown Rockaway Beach, Pacifica.
Maritime National Historical Park is on the San Francisco waterfront. Board the fleet of historic vessels berthed at Hyde Street Pier and participate in interpretive programs: traditional shipbuilding methods, ship restoration and maintenance by shipwrights, rigging crew, small-craft curators and volunteers, and exhibits aboard Balclutha and in the Visitor Center. Complete schedule of programs:
Florey's Book Co. welcomes special orders, and most books are available in just a few days. Florey's offers FREE gift wrapping for any purchase.
Florey's invites you to its ongoing Tuesday night series "Speakeasy," a free event for readers to share and read aloud from their own work or passages from others.
Art Recreation Time (ART) is a children's weekly drop-in art class at Florey's. For more information, call Janet Barker at 650-291-9614. - finish a creative project - experiment with art materials - experiment with art techniques - develop your artistic style - relax and have some creative fun Visit Janet's website for sample illustrations: http://artrecreationtime.wordpress.com/
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For those who want more from bowling than just throwing a ball down the alley, look no farther than Sea Bowl in Pacifica. Every Friday night, it offers a multicolored laser show with musical beats from the DJ, along with video screens that will have you moonwalking up and down the shiny lanes. Better known as Astro Bowl, it's entertainment for people who yearn for the club scene atmosphere—without the club. From 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Fridays, Highway 1 just south of Rockaway Beach, 650-738-8190