no images were found

Tom Goad Scholarship Trip

Photos of a field trip to Balboa Park for the day sponsored by the Tom Goad Scholarship Fund.

15th Annual Awards Luncheon

Thank you to everyone who made the 15th Annual Awards Luncheon a success!

2015 Ice Cream Social

Thank you to everyone who came out to spend time with us at the 2015 Ice Cream Social! We love that so many of you are celebrating Balboa Park's 100th year.


The balustrades have been refurbished! Friends of Balboa Park replaced the damaged wood balustrades behind the iconic El Cid statue in the heart of the park. Plans included replacing the balustrades in pre-cast concrete and replicating the original structures. A new walk and ramps have been included to improve pedestrian access.

Adopt-A-Plot Downtown Rotary Club 33

Plot 1 located at the Alcazar Garden planting in January and February 2015.

Adopt-A-Plot SDG&E

Plot 8 located at El Prado planting in March 2015.

Adopt-A-Plot Jeanne's Garden Program for Children

Plot 9A located at the International Cottages planting in April 2015.

Adopt-A-Plot City College Centennial Group

Plot 10 located at the Inspiration Point Lot near the Veteran's Museum planting in March 2015.

Adopt-A-Plot Botany for Kids

Plot 11 located at the Lily Pond planting in February 2015.

Adopt-A-Plot San Diego Beekeeping Society

Plot 16A located at the Plaza de Balboa "Cascades" planting in February 2015.

Arbor Day 2015

Arbor Day in Balboa Park April 24, 2015 at the War Memorial Building

Butterfly Release 2015

Butterfly Celebration in Zoro Garden

Poinsettia Celebration 2014

Poinsettia Dedication and Celebration December 11, 2014

Awards Luncheon 2014

14th Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by Friends of Balboa Park

Arbor Day 2014

Arbor Day Celebration April 25, 2014 in Zoro Garden

Zoro Garden Water Conservation Makeover

Volunteer Work Outing w/ SD Chapter of ASLA, CLCA, Hunter Industries, SDSU, and Friends of Balboa Park on April 11, 2014

Butterfly Release 2014

Annual Butterfly Release with San Diego Floral Association in Zoro Garden March 16, 2014

2013 Awards Luncheon - Program

photos by Douglas Gates

2013 Awards Luncheon - Candids

Photos by Douglas Gates

Bird Park Planting April 2013

School children from Thomas Jefferson Elementary in North Park help plant natives in the 'beak' of Bird Park

Rotarians at Work 2013

Rotarians at Work April 27, 2013 at the Balboa Park Nursery. Photos by Carmen Hughes

Arbor Day 2013

April 26, 2013 National Arbor Day Celebration in Balboa Park at 6th Ave & Quince Street, the site of a special grove of dedicated trees: Atlantic Cedars, Peach, and Magnolia trees. Photos by Jessica Carreon

Butterfly Release 2013

Photos by Jessica Carreon

Lily Pond Celebration Feb 2013

Photos by Ruth Hayward and Paul Nestor

Arbor Day in Balboa Park 2012

Arbor Day photos by Ruth Hayward and Peggy Peattie

Balboa Park Birds 2011

Balboa Park Birds 2011 by Friends of Balboa Park member and nature photographer Richard Seignious

Balboa Park Flowers 2011

Balboa Park Flowers 2011 by Friends of Balboa Park member and nature photographer Richard Seignious

Arbor Day 2011