Activities Things to do in San Francisco. Animals Adopting, reporting, and volunteering with animals. Volunteering Give your time and talents to help with projects around the City. Event permitting Your business can get permits to host events. News SF Public Library announces pickup service August 3, 2020 Events There are no upcoming events right now. See more events Departments Recreation and Park Department We take care of San Francisco's parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and sports facilities. SF Library We provide free and equal access to information, knowledge, independent learning and the joys of reading. Fine Arts Museums The de Young and the Legion of Honor are the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Together, they are the City's largest public arts institution.