Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A Mid-Summer Countdown Refresher

What makes for a great summer? Let's count the ways!

5 days a week of active play

Did you know that July is Park and Recreation Month? Check out the events happening at a park near you and get out play!


4 new places to visit

Have you been to the SF Fire Department Museum? What about the Pez Museum? Check out the list of free or low-cost summer resources.


3 fresh fruits and veggies daily

It’s peach season… and melon, and berry season! Summer is a terrific time for a Farmers Market field trip. Find a farmers market near you here. OR, pick up some produce and bring the market to your summer program! You can sample everything from pluots to tomatillos. Check out these summer recipes to cook nutritious meals with your youth.

2 summer projects

It’s a breeze! Build your own kite and then go fly a kite at one of these many places listed on!


1 once a day with a good book

The San Francisco Public Library’s Summer Read SF 2013 for Children, Teens & Adults is still happening and it’s not too late to sign up and join! The Summer Read SF program runs from June 1 to August 11. For more information, visit: