Hayes Valley Playground Renovation Celebration

From the Trust for Public Land:

You’re invited to a free community event celebrating the long-awaited renovation of Hayes Valley Playground.

Hayes Valley Playground is the latest success of The Trust for Public Land’s Parks for People-SF program. The new park design includes all kinds of green features, like a living roof and solar panels on the clubhouse, and water saving drought-tolerant plants.

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