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Fall 2014 Facebook Photo Contest

If you’re at Frog Park enjoying the fall weather, pull out your smart phone and snap a photo or your children having fun. Post it to our Facebook page by the end of November and you could win one of two $25 gift certificates to a local Rockridge bookstore…just in time for the holidays.

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April 26 Earth Day and Frog Park Family Fest

When: Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m.-12 noon (Family Fest 12-2 p.m.) Where: Big Frog (Hardy Circle near Miles) or Greenbelt (Redondo Avenue at Cavour) Who: Community members and kids of all ages. Celebrate Earth Day at Frog Park and the Greenbelt, a city of Oakland featured volunteer site sponsored by FROG and the DMV Neighbors […]

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Volunteers Needed, Clean the Park, Sat. Dec. 7

Greenbelt volunteers needed! December’s “First Saturday” Rockridge-Temescal greenbelt cleanup will focus on clearing the mess left by the recent high winds. Monthly workdays are sponsored by FROG and Oakland Technical High School’s BuildOn program. Come sign in starting at 9 am at Hardy Park (Big Frog).

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Put FROG Park Swings on Your Giving List

With your help, FROG Park will be home to new toddler swings, regular swings, a merry-go-round climber, spinners  and more (highest rated features for those who took the survey). After extensive public comment this fall and meetings with the City of Oakland, we’re moving ahead with new swings and play features in 2014. But we […]

DMV Restoration Update

Final phases of the DMV restoration will begin in late September when the DMV continues its promised restoration, including planting 13 new trees and shrubs along the DMV Creekside. All that remains is to install one new picnic table next to the existing one on a date to be determined. More than two years ago, […]

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More Park News: First Saturday Cleanups Continue

September marks the one year anniversary of the “First Saturday” monthly Frog Park cleanups. Based on its success, FROG plans to continue the program for another year. Highlights include: adding sand to both sandboxes, distributing wood chips throughout the Big Frog park area for a safer play time, surveying park users, beginning the replanting of […]