Ever wonder about the creek that flows through Frog Park? Where does the water come from, has it always been there, how has the community been involved? Here’s an excerpt from a longer, rich piece in Bay Nature that answers those questions and more as it walks you through the history of Temescal Creek and […]
More Jules Pizza and Pasta Pomodoro = More Frog Park Swings Eat Out for a Good Cause Nov. 19, 23, 24, 25 Two of our favorite family restaurants on College are donating 10-20% of their sales on special nights in November to Frog Park’s swings fundraiser. Make your lunch and dinner plans now, and you’ll […]
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.
Special Opportunity for Local Businesses through December 31! An anonymous local foundation is matching up to $7,000 in business donations to our swings fundraiser through December 31. A special thanks to Cactus Taqueria and the Wilson Family for being our first donors to this pool with a $3,000 donation! We encourage other businesses along College Avenue […]
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 […]
Over the next six months, Friends of the Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt (FROG) will be raising the final $50,000 needed to fund the last set of play structures planned for Frog Park and playground. The total raised to date is over $11,000. As a show of enthusiastic support for the drive, RCPC has committed a total of […]
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).
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 […]
FROG (Friends of the Rockridge-Temescal Greenbelt) is working on your number one request: more swings in Frog Park. Please take a few moments to help us select a final swing and play area option.
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, […]