Get Out This Weekend: 8/22 - 8/23

On your weekend calender: kayak lessons, a day with dogs and a huge street food fest

By Jessica Greene
|  Friday, Aug 21, 2009  |  Updated 1:00 PM PDT
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Get Out This Weekend: 8/22 - 8/23

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Don't be caught up the creek without a paddle -- learn how to kayak this weekend.

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GET ALONG DOGGIES: Spend Saturday afternoon with your dog at Ed Levin County Park, playing games and learning about how your best friend evolved from wild canine to the pampered pet you can't live without. Gather at the dog parking lot at noon and meet up with other dog owners for some lessons on how our four-legged loved ones communicate with each other. Make sure Fido can play nice with others.

UP THE CREEK WITH A PADDLE: Family and friends are inviteed to Mission Creek Sports Park in San Francisco Saturday for Pick Up and Paddle, an affordable kayaking tour of the creek. The calm water makes it ideal for beginners and the scenery makes it desirable for anyone looking for a fresh escape from the city. The class runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. but you must register by 9:30 a.m. Meet at the boathouse.

EAT IN THE STREET: More than 15 different vendors will take over the block of Folsom between 25th and 26th streets for the San Francisco Street Food Festival, serving their affordable wares. Consider this a concentrated blast of cheap deliciousness!
 

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