Archive for the ‘OMI/Excelsior Living Library & Think Park’ Category

Dec12

Update On Dramatic Transformation of Seneca Avenue Streetscape Into Ecological CA Native Rain Gardens

Continuing with our earlier post on Transformation of Seneca Avenue Streetscape in San Francisco, we want to share more updates on the progress of this unique urban greening project by Life Frames, Inc. & A Living Library.  Seneca Avenue, between San Jose and Cayuga Avenues in the Islais Creek Watershed, has long been a wide, barren, long hill, contributing greatly to overflowing sewers and flooding in the Cayuga Valley and Islais Creek Watershed. 

After cutting and removing tons of concrete from the site, the transformation of this former heat island into lush CA Native Rain Gardens has finally begun. Over 200 students from Leadership High School, as well as other community members, have actively participated in planting California native  trees and understory plants on the site. Shown here are a few pictures documenting the dedicated hard work of the youth and adults in transforming this previously desolate space, into fertile, blue/green, multifunctional native landscapes. (more…)

Nov27

Invitation to FREE Organic & CA Native Plants Workshop- December 07, 2019!

A Living Library

Please join us for our next A Living Library FREE Organic Gardening & California Native Plants Workshop in D11 at the OMI/ Excelsior Living Library & Think Park on Saturday, December 07, 2019 from 1.30 P.M. to 5 P.M.  

Meet us in Lower Garden on Oneida off San Jose Avenue between Ocean and Geneva Avenues, and Denman & San Miguel schools - Near Balboa BART. 

All ages are welcome, including seniors!

Looking forward to seeing you soon. Thanks & Happy Holidays! 

Oct30

Participate In FREE Organic Gardening & CA Native Plants Workshop By A Living Library on November 02, 2019

A Living Library_SF Workshop

Please join us for our next A Living Library FREE Organic Gardening & California Native Plants Workshop in D11 at the OMI/ Excelsior Living Library & Think Park on Saturday, November 02, 2019, 2.00 P.M. - 5.30 P.M.

Please meet us in Lower Garden on Oneida Avenue, off San Jose Avenue between Ocean and Geneva Avenues, and James Denman & San Miguel schools (Near Balboa BART). 

All ages are welcome including seniors!

It is a great opportunity for community members. Please share this with your friends and neighbors and invite them to the workshop. We look forward to seeing you soon! 

Sep26

Learn About Organic & California Native Gardening In Next Free Community Workshop By A Living Library On October 12, 2019

A Living Library_SF Community Workshop_Oct 12 2019

Please join us for our next A Living Library Free Organic Gardening & CA Native Plants Workshop in D11 at the OMI/ Excelsior Living Library & Think Park on Saturday, October 12, 2019. Meet us in Lower Garden, on Oneida Avenue, off San Jose Avenue between Ocean and Geneva Avenues & Denman and San Miguel Schools - Near  Balboa BART station. 
 
All Ages are welcome, including seniors! Please share this information with you friends and neighbors. 
Sep09

A.L.L. Green Futures Fall 2019 Paid Internship For Middle & High School Students

ALL Green Futures Paid Internship Fall 2019

This fall, Life Frames, Inc. and A Living Library present a unique opportunity for Middle and high school students to learn about green job skills and sustainable practices through an integrated hands-on learning program. Earn up to $175 for High School students / up to $125 for Middle School students while learning about California native plants, urban agriculture, flood mitigation, and so on. Fill out the PUC-DCYF-FALL 2019 ALLGreenFutures Application today! 

© 2020 Life Frames, Inc. & A Living Library

A Living Library, Life Frame, Think Park, & A.L.L. are registered trademarks

Follow us Facebook Twiter Instagram Flickr YouTube RSS