2018 Planning Meetings
2018 Planning Meetings:
- December 16th, 1:30 – 3:30 PM. Free 2 PM. Planning meeting 1 – Gingerbread House Making at Visitacion Library. Parents review schedule of events for upcoming year while kids build gingerbread houses. Governing committee determined – Hallie, Rachel and Allyson.
- Sunday, January 6th, 12:30 – 2 PM. Social Recreation Swim – Due to rain, the San Bruno Mountain Hike has been changed to a family recreation swim at the Martin Luther King Jr. Pool. Bring exact change as the pool does not give change – $1 kids, $6 adults. Light conversation on what the scout group is about. Kids start meeting each other. Will plant wildflowers and bulbs afterwards in the 2 soil bags in our car. Signup to lead hike or activity or bring snacks for Spring meetings.
- Wednesday, January 23rd, 5:30-6:45 PM, Umpqua Bank, Noe Valley branch. Kickoff and Milkweed Seed Planting (Environmental Activism #1) Welcome, eat cookies, and discuss what group is.
- Plant milkweed seeds to help the monarch migration. Activism is not in most schools’ curricula. Which environmental and human rights issues does your family wish to support? January and April are activism months with the Women’s March Bay Area and Extinction Rebellion’s January 26th U.S. Rebellion Day 1. and Earth Day.
- Saturday, February 2nd, Get to know each other social at the free Eco-Jewelry Making workshop 1-3pm sponsored by the Youth Art Exchange – xSpace | 5137 Mission Street. Transform chipboard packaging and paper scraps into one-of-a-kind wearable conversation pieces. Play with paper and design your own bracelets, earrings and other accessories.
- Sunday, February 3rd (Entrepreneurship /Homesteading #1) 12:30 – 2:30. Youth Art Exchange – xSpace | 5137 Mission Street. Sewing Silverware Holders to encourage plastic utensil reduction.
- March 10th (Hike #1) 10AM – Noon. Vicki and daughter led a hike on San Bruno Mountain to the Ohlone shell mound and back. We met at the community Park in Brisbane across from the Post Office on Old County Road.
- Discussion – Short history lesson on the Ohlone indians, San Francisco’s original people. Maybe they have a petition we can sign for their museum. How can we keep the planet beautiful for those to come?
- March 24th, Plant with Fran the milkweed and wildflowers for the Visitacion Valley Greenway
- March 31st, Sunday Streets Excelsior. Girls sell silverware holders they made, and lemonade, cookies in table across from the library in front of Allyson’s home. Encourage the SF Environment pledge – reuse, recycle, refuse.
- Saturday, April 20th, Earth Day SF festival on Valencia Street
- May 19th, Point Bonita Lighthouse tour followed by hike to beach and potluck lunch.