Commons Block Parties, It’s a Wrap!

CIVIC CENTER COMMONS

3rd Thursday evenings of the month / July to October 2017
Events, Market

San Francisco celebrated the final Commons 3rd Thursday Block Party event last week, and while the inaugural season has come to a close, it’s just the beginning of what #WeHaveInCommons. Throughout the inaugural series, music promotion stalwarts from Another Planet Entertainment, People in Plazas, and Noise Pop were the curated an astounding array of exceptional talent. The Commons visitors danced to Cuban all stars, shook to hip rockers, and grooved to beat bumping DJs. Off-the-Grid punched the flavor ticket, bringing food and drink. Visitors also perused museum exhibits, shopped at pop-up book stores, and got crafty with DIY workshops all…

Commons Thursdays [VIDEO]

Civic Center Commons

3rd Thursday evenings of the month / July to October 2017
News

Commons Thursdays is a series of monthly events featuring music, food, drinks, and other free programming in the City’s central public spaces. Check out this video spot shot by SF Gov TV during the four events in 2017.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRkCiOhCRNU[/embed]

The new state-of-the-art play areas in Civic Center Plaza will be completed in early 2018. Here’s a bit of background on how they came to be. In 2015, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced a $10 million donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation through The Trust for Public Land (TPL) for a major renovation of the two Civic Center Plaza Playgrounds. The gift, at no cost ot the city, will transform two aging structures into vibrant, state-of-the-art play spaces. The Civic Center Commons’ central location make the soon to be Helen Diller Civic Center Playgrounds an invaluable resource to…