Prochain Meetup

A Downtown S. F. Walk to 8 Free Museums
Our starting point is in front of the Starbucks on the corner of Davis & Jackson which is where we often meet. We will have sign in sheets and name tags also if we have more than 20 attendees. However, at 10:40 AM instead of walking to the nearby Sidney Walton Park to take our group photo as we often do we will walk to Pier 1 to see the free gallery there. This walk is special because it is on a weekday which means that we will visit 4 free downtown museums/galleries that are closed on weekends in addition to the 4 downtown ones we visit when we do Saturday's version of this walk. We will even be able to visit some POPOS that are closed weekends. The only cost is $3 cash per adult, kids free. To get to our starting point using BART get off at the Embarcadero Station. Then walk North on Davis Street for 5 short blocks where you will reach Jackson where the Safeway and the Starbucks are. We will walk to FREE museums and any other enjoyable FREE thing around downtown San Francisco that we can find. We expect to visit inside (for about 15 minutes each) 8 free museums and galleries that deal with history. If we get rain and the group agrees I will change the route to keep us dry. Attendees should bring a sack lunch or buy one at or near our starting point. Our lunch period will be between 11:50 AM and 12:20 PM. Do not be concerned if a large number of people say they are coming because usually only about half really show up. We expect to return to the starting point about 4:00 PM. If you are not on our "Yes" RSVP list please do not show up because at least one of the museums cannot hold more than 65 people. This version of the walk does NOT go to Nob Hill and thereby cuts out a mile of walking & 2 museums/galleries, but it adds 4 taking the number of museums/galleries from 6 on Saturdays to 8 on weekdays. On Thursday it will be only about 3 miles and flat, but with some stairs. I discourage people from driving to SF, especially so on a weekday. When we do our Saturday version of this walk the Farmers Market is going on around the Ferry Building and one may get validated parking there. Right now I have no advice for people who want to drive and park in SF on a weekday. We will visit some spectacular POPOS (Privately Owned Public Open Spaces). Some legal disclaimers: By joining us for any event you hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE it's organizers, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you now have, or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or in part out of the activities, advice or information contained herein. You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore. It is advisable to consult a doctor before you begin any strenuous physical activity. The organizer is not trained for emergency medical procedures and no doctors, nurses or ambulances are provided on the walks. Photos above are in the order of places on a Saturday version of this route, except for the last photo of a bike riding naked fat man on the route. Group photo (03/13/10) at the Hyatt Regency Hotel's back door. Photo #2 is of free outdoor art, a fake spaceship. Photo #3 is of Ferry Building with a couple of old street cars. Photo #4 is of free big outdoor art, "Cupid's Bow." Photo #5 is of free big outdoor art, "Cupid's Bow." I was walking this area one day and a signal light kept calling out my name "Howard" over and over. I thought it was because of GPS, computers & the internet, but it was just Howard Street. Photo #7 the group before we enter the 1st museum. Photo #8 is in one of the free museums/galleries we will visit. Photo #9 is in one of the free museums/galleries we will visit. Photo #10 is in one of the free museums/galleries we will visit. Photo #11 is one of the things we will pass on this walk. Photo #12 is one of the things we will pass on this walk. Photo #13 is in one of the free museums/galleries we will visit. Photo #14 is in one of the free museums/galleries we will visit. Photo #15 is a photo of an historical photo taken in a mine showing President U. S. Grant, part of a history photo collection. Photo #16 is one of the naked bike riders we saw (6 fat men & 1 lovely woman) during lunch,[masked], in Justin Herman Plaza when the St. Patrick's Day Parade was happening on Market St.

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Jackson St & Davis St · San Francisco, CA

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    À propos de ce groupe

    See legal disclaimer at bottom of text. EVERYONE MAY NOW JOIN THE GROUP EXCEPT THOSE FEW WHO WERE BANNED. Walking or hiking. Meet other local people who are interested in walking or hiking for fitness and learning about San Francisco's history, including its movie history. This walking group is unique. It is primarily a health group with a dash of history talk for flavor. It is for people in average physical shape who need restroom stops and not for athletes or people with serious medical conditions.

    We keep our group together. We go on many different urban walks, in the best areas, that vary greatly in amounts of climbing and history facts. We walk at a leisurely pace and enjoy the scenery. Sometimes at a walk's end we have an optional dinner together at a fine restaurant, usually Indian, reasonably priced.

    Our walks are usually 5 to 7 miles and might be called urban hiking. Our routes are well planned with good restroom stops properly spaced. We avoid stinky port-a-potties. Though we mainly walk in SF we also walk in Oakland, Piedmont, Sausalito, Berkeley & Alameda.

    We always take roll and if more than 20 attendees we give all a name tag. Attendance is usually unlimited and has ranged from 1 to 112 on July 5th, 2015. Kids and cameras very welcome. Dogs and other pets are not welcome. Also, smoking is not allowed on the walks as this is a health group. Occasionally we visit science and nature places. 99 out of every 100 doctors say "JOIN THIS GROUP!"

    NEWS: We are continuing with walks during the rainy season, but less frequently.

    Our "group photo" was taken May 26th, 2018 at our "Berkeley Rose Garden & Cragmont Rock Park Walk."

    Click on "Photos" near the top of the screen to see over 16,000 photos of our walks thanks to scores of our members. Click on "Pages" to see more on this group and there click links to a short "History of San Francisco Made Simple," and also to the movies made on location in SF.

    See how healthy your favorite SF restaurants are by clicking on the link below:

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    Here is a great web site about old movies filmed on location in SF: http://reelsf.com/

    Some legal disclaimers: By joining us for any event you hereby RELEASE and DISCHARGE it's organizers, hosts and participants from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that you now have, or may have in the future, for injuries, damages, death and/or economic loss of any kind or nature, arising in whole or in part out of the activities, advice or information contained herein. You further agree that if you or someone under your supervision uses the information on this website you assume all risks of injury, damage, and economic loss, without limitation, and release providers from all liability therefore. It is advisable to consult a doctor before you begin any strenuous physical activity. The organizer is not trained for emergency medical procedures and no doctors, nurses or ambulances are provided on the walks.

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