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It’s Springtime at the Heart of the City Farmers’ Market!

Springtime in the Commons means that the Heart of the City Farmers' Market is brimming with new produce offerings. Whether you’re a longtime customer or new shopper, now is a great time to visit the market, which takes place in UN Plaza on Sundays from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm,…

San Francisco Public Library

Is there anything better than an outdoor book sale? Come to the The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library (“Friends”) weekly book sale on Wednesdays from 11am to 3pm at the steps of the San Francisco Public Library Main Branch adjacent to Larkin Street. Each each week for more…



“The Commons” is Civic Center Plaza, UN Plaza, and Fulton Street between the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Main Public Library. The Civic Center Commons Initiative is a collaborative effort to breathe new life into these central civic spaces, changing how people engage with the place and with each other.

Led by the City of San Francisco in partnership with neighbors, community organizations, and cultural institutions, the initiative is transforming the Commons so that everyone can feel welcome and experience the best of San Francisco every day.


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