Play Streets

Neighborhood event hosted by The Tenderloin Museum, TLCBD, CounterPulse, and more!
Saturdays, September 19-October 10, 10am-4pm
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Enjoy a safe and open space to play, stretch the legs, and have some fun at Play Streets in the Tenderloin!

Play Streets is a family-friendly outdoor event located at the 200 block of Turk (between Jones/ Leavenworth) in San Francisco, every Saturday from 10am-4pm. Masks and social distancing requirements will be in place.

CounterPulse Activity Schedule

Color Me In!

A coloring activity for kids.    

A set of five colorable images for kids by Tenderloin Artists Sylvester Guard. Each Saturday a there will be a different  Color Me In! page, along with crayons so kids may continue to color at home.

Dates: Every Saturday, 12pm-1pm

The Tenderloin Neighborhood Children’s News Report

Whether it’s announcing a new job or criticizing government response to COVID, Axel Craig’s Osterberg’s activity invites you to present the news that is important to you and your community. In the TL, everyone is a news anchor. 

Dates: Saturday, October 17, 11am-12:30pm

Community Drumming Circle

Join Steve Tanksley and let’s make some music together! CounterPulse supplies the drums, you supply the beats.

Dates: Saturdays, September 19 through October 10, 1pm-2pm

Tenderloin Neighborhood Day of the Dead Altar 

Jeff Marshall and the Tenderloin Museum invite you celebrate the lives of  the dearly departed by creating an ofrenda at home, which will be on display at the Tenderloin Museum Saturday, October 31 – Tuesday, November 2.

Here’s how it works:

1. Make your display-ready ofrenda no larger than 8 x 11 x 3 inches. If you have questions, call CounterPulse: (415) 626-2060.

2. Drop off your ofrenda at the Tenderloin Museum anytime between Wednesday, Oct 28-Sat, Oct 31 between 12-4pm.
Please place your ofrenda in a clean plastic bag for safe delivery.

4. Pick up your ofrenda from the Tenderloin Museum on Monday, Nov 2, 12-2pm.

Alter Dedication at the Tenderloin Museum

Everyone is welcome. Masks and physical distancing are required

Date: Saturday, October 31, 12-2pm

What It’s Like by Split Second (Aviva & Molly Rose-Williams, and Del Medoff)

It’s like a dance-theater piece, but with masks. And the performers always stay 6 feet away from each other.

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2:30-2pm

Duniya Dance and Drum Company – Interactive West African Drumming

Date: Saturday, October 3, time TBD

We live in our bodies… and what will be left?

By Hannah Ayasse and Dustin Ordway

A small-scale slow/still performance and installation of sculpture, video, body, and plaster.

Date: Saturday, October 10, 12pm-1pm


Photo by Patricia Chang


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