Monday, August 22, 2016

San Francisco Political Events -- August 22nd to August 29th









August 22, 2016 - Monday

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Happy Hour to Congratulate Cindy Wu 
When:  August 22, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mars Bar, 798 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  Congratulations to Cindy Wu!
Cindy Wu is the newly elected Chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party.
South Beach District 6 Democratic is honoring their own member with a Happy Hour Celebration.  
Food, games, raffle prizes and fun.
Free for members. $10. for non-members
Information:  southbeachdems.com   
Source:  Facebook events

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Endorsement meeting - BART DISTRICT 9
When: August 22, 2016 - Monday
7:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What: Reconsideration on endorsement for BART District 9 because new  filing before deadline.
Information:  alicebtoklas.org


August 23, 2016 - Tuesday

State Senate Debate - Jane Kim and Scott Wiener
When:  August 23, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What:  State Senate Debate - Jane Kim and Scott Wiener.
Hosted by Potrero Hill Democratic Club, Black Young Democrats of San Francisco. Latina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco and the Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club.
Information:  phdemclub.org
Source:  Facebook events

August 24, 2016 - Wednesday

Commission on the Status of Woman
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: Commission will hear about senior services and elder abuse instances and prevention  from these speakers:
Shireen McSpadden, Executive Director of Aging and Adult Services
Shawna Reeves, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention at Institute on Aging
David Ishida, Regional Administrator for the Administration for Community Living Program
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Deborah Mesioh, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez
Olga Ryerson, Julie Soo, Breanna Zwart
Information:  sfgov.org/dosw

Our Revolution Kickoff  - Bernie Sanders 
When:   August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: (note change)  St. Mark's Urban Life Center, 1111 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco- moved from prior address at Unitarian Universalist Church
What:  San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America hosts OUR REVOLUTION organizing Kickoff.
Bernie Sanders will present a livestream address to the national network of volunteers who brought him close to victory in the recent Democratic primaries. He will layout some of the next steps we can take as a movement to empower a wave of progressive candidates in November.
Source:  Facebook events - sponsored by San Francisco Progressive Democrats of America pdaamerica.org


Meet Melissa San Miguel Fundraiser
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Come meet  Melissa San Miguel - candidate for Supervisor in District 9.
Food and music.
No host bar.
Information:  melissasanmiguel.com
Source:  Facebook events

New Avenues Democratic Club - November 2016 Endorsement Party
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company, 1735 Noriega Street, San Francisco
What:  November 2016 Endorsement Meeting. Questionnaires are being completed by candidates based on issues prevalent in the westside.
Voting for:
Supervisor for District 1, District 7 and District 11
City College Board
San Francisco School Board
Source:  Facebook events

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco - Summer Organizing Fling
When:  August 24, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the team from HRCSF for a Happy Hour at Virgil's Sea Room for a summer fundraiser for their organizing work this summer and fall.
Donation:  $10.-$20. sliding scale
Information:  hrcsf.org
Source:  Facebook events

August 25, 2016 - Thursday


Steven Cook for School Board Fundraiser:  A Night for Change
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Standard Deviant Brewing, 280 14th Street, San Francisco
What:  A Night for Change will feature a conversation between Kim-Mai Cutler and Stevon Cook and a musical performance by special guest Mara Hruby
Bringing together a diverse group of residents and co-hosts from across the Bay Area interested in engaging in a dialogue that will address the most pressing issues affecting our city and our public schools.
Co-Hosts include:  Mark Leno, Tom Ammiano, London Breed, Katy Tang, John Avalos, David Campus, Aaron Peskin, Eric Mar, Jeff Adachi, Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Louise Renee, Bevan Dufty, Keith Baraka, Theo Ellington, Michael McBride, Henry Safrit, Anette and Marc Harris, Fred Naranjo, Trevor Gardner, Shakira Porter, Gillian Morris, Leah Chen Price, Jonathan Beaufort, Fernando Encisco-Marques and Tanya Waissman
Tickets are limited. Please secure your ticket on website.
$50. $100. $250. $500.
Source:  Facebook events

City Democratic Club - Endorsement Session featuring Melissa Caen
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8;30 p.m.
Where:  Chancellor Hotel, 433 Powell Street,  Dining Room, San Francisco
What:  City Democratic Club November 2016  Endorsement meeting.
 Melissa Caen will be back to the podium to provide the latest scoop.
Information:   citydemocratic.club
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Young Democrats - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Influsion Lounge, 124 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Opportunity to connect with candidates and campaign representatives to discuss the upcoming election.
Information:  sfyd.org
Source:  Facebook events

Richmond District Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Richmond Station Community Room, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  They will be hearing from various candidates and issue campaigns at the state and local level.
Information:  rddc.nationbuilder.com

Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood Association, SHARP AND SPEAK - Candidate Forum for District 7/Ballot Measure Discussion 
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  County Fair Building, entrance to Golden Gate Park, 1199-9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Candidate forum, neighbors will have an opportunity to ask questions of the candidates on housing, crime, taxes, police use-of-force, homelessness, Muni and other key issues.
There will also be a discussion regarding creating a Public Advocate office.
Information/Source:  news@goldengateheights.org


Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Community Meeting
When:  August 25, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse, Corner of Hayes and Buchnan Street, San Francisco
What:  Agenda:  Learn what the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association's committees do.
Meet co-chairs and members. Bring your enthusiasm, ideas, and meet like-minded neighbors to keep our community vibrant and engaged.  Find out how you can get involved.
Committees:
Transportation and Planning Committee
Art, Culture, and Entertainment Committee
Greening Committee
Public Safety Committee
Business Relations Committee
Communications Committee
Information:  hayesvalleysf.org


August 27, 2016 - Saturday

FDR Democratic Club of San Francisco - Endorsement meeting
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  FDR Democratic Club endorsement meeting.
Come hear from candidates and ballot measures, and vote for endorsement.  Food and drink will be served through the day.
Only members in good standing are eligible to vote.
Information:  fdrdems@gmail.com


The Third Annual People's Summit - Building People Power in District 11
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Balboa High School, 1000 Cayuga Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Communities United for Health and Justice presents The Third Annual People's Summit.
We are low-income, immigrant, working class, people of color, youth families, and elders in San Francisco District 11.  We are advancing community based solutions to foster a just, local economy and promote equitable development.  They want to make sure their communities will thrive for generations to come.
Come together to share their progress, learn from one another and continue to grow the community we envision
Food, childcare, and translation provided.
Information: 408-604-0647

San Francisco For Democracy - Endorsement interviews
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
            10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
             August 28, 2016 - Sunday
             11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  SFPD Northern District Community Room, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What San Francisco for Democracy PAC - candidates and proposition opponents and proponents speaking
Endorsement meeting will be September 7th at the SFPD Mission Community Room, San Francisco
Information:  Daniel Kappler - 843-276-7350



Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Annual Party & Shop Local Silent Auction
When:  August 27, 2016 - Saturday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where:    Dogpatch Saloon, 2496 3rd Street, San Francisco
What:  Come join Potrero Hill Democratic Club for food, drink, jazz, community and great deals to support neighborhood democracy.
Items from local merchants (local restaurants, game and theater tickets and local makers)
No-host bar.
Free Admission
The Party and Auction are open to everyone.
Information:   phdemclub.org


August 28, 2016 - Sunday


Compton's Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary
When:  August 28, 2016 - Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  Boedekker Park, 295 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Mark this historic occasion and remember the incredible folks who risked their freedom and their lives in the TWOC-led riot to ultimately pave the way for ALL of us.
Featuring:
Keynote address by Felicia Elizondo, a regular at Gene Compton's Cafeteria
Dolores Yubeta, a regular at Compton's Cafeteria
Trans performer Donna Personna
Trans pioneer Veronika  Fimbres
Drag queen Sheena Rose
Local performance group Queer Qumbia
Transgenders Law Center Director of Programs Isa Noyola
SF Senior Advisor for Transgender Initiatives Theresa Sparks
SF Night Ministry Pastor Lyle Beckman
Emcees Dani Castro and Akira Jackson
Sponsored by:
Compton's Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary Committee
Felicia Elizondo
Group i
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club
SF Oasis
TAJA's Coalition
Trans Employment Program
Trans March
TRANS; THRIVE
Information: info@feliciaflames.com
Source:  Facebook event

August 29, 2016 - Monday


South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Endorsement Meeting
When:  August 29, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  South Beach Harbor Community Room (East side (waterside) of the Embarcadero.
Located between AT&T Park and Pier 40.  Just North of AT&T Park.  It's on the bottom floor of the South Beach Harbor adjacent to the TOT Playground.
What:  Candidates for Community College Board and Proposition proponents and opponents will present and take questions (followed by Club Endorsement Vote).
They will hear about General Sales Tax, City College Parcel Tax, Public Advocate, Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks, Reserving space for PDR and five other propositions.
Information: southbeachdems.com




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Deadline - Sunday - August 28, 2016


Monday, August 15, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - August 15th to August 22nd 2016






August 15, 2016 - Monday

Latinos Unidos Democratic Club - D9 Endorsement Meeting
When: August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: D'Maize Restaurant, 2778 24th Street, San Francisco
What: District 9 Endorsement meeting.
The meeting will be begin between 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for 5 minutes of prepared remarks and 3 questions that Latinos Unidos Democratic Club will ask each candidate with 2 minutes for each response, followed by a two minute closing.
At 7:30 p.m. the members will vote on the endorsement.
Information:  latinosunidos@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook events

Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Program with Larry Tye and Daniel Ellsberg
8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Mingle
Where:  Valencia Garden, 390 Valencia Street, Recreation Room, San Francisco
What:  Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us.
Look back at RFK's bridge-building campaign of 1968 which reached its zenith with his win that summer in the California presidential primary.
Former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye will make a  presentation on his newly released biography of Bobby Kennedy  "The Making of a Liberal Icon" which traces his transformation from the cold warrior he was to the liberal he'd became at the end.
Featured Guest:  Daniel Ellsberg (who released the Pentagon Papers) will be joining the conversation.
Information rfkdemocrats.org
Source:  Facebook events 


Alice B. Toklas Endorsement meeting - Fall Endorsements
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Alice B. Toklas LGBT Fall endorsement meeting.  
Information: alicebtoklas.org

Mission Polk Neighborhood Association - Calvin Welch
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  August Membership Meeting
Calvin Welch, long time neighborhood advocate and one of the organizers of the 1976 campaign to bring District Election to San Francisco.
Calvin will be sharing his thoughts on the 40 years since the 1976 District
Election campaign and subsequent events.
Also, brief presentation from the project sponsors of 1001 Van Ness  - a residential project in the former KRON 4 building.
Information:  Moe Jamil moe@middlepolk.org  middlepolk.org

August 16, 2016 - Tuesday

USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony by Secretary of State Navy Ray Mabus
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Treasure Island Great Lawn, San Francisco
What:  Join the Secretary of the Navy, the Harvey Milk Foundation, Federal Elected Officials and Harvey's family and friends for an historic ship naming ceremony.
Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Ed Lee,
San Francisco Gay Mens Chorus
Reception to follow with remarks from CA Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins,
San Diego Mayor Kevin Falconer, SUNY Albany  President Robert Jones.
Information:  milk foundation.org
Source: Facebook events



Hospitality House SF - Celebrating Movement Warriors
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Kelly Cullen Community, 220 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Celebrating Movement Warriors.  
A Conversation with Pam Tau Lee and Stephan Bingham
Moderated by Steve Williams Co-Founder of LeftRoots
An evening of reflection and celebration of struggles waged, victories won, and what lays ahead in 2016 and beyond.
EventBrite   or RSVP: 415-749-2111  Facebook page

Rafael Mandelman College Board Fundraiser
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Dolores Park Cafe, 501 Dolores Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Rafael Mandelman for City College Fundraiser.
Source:  Facebook events


 SF Bernie Sanders Political Club 2nd Meeting
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  La   Floridita  SF, 710 Florida Street, San  Francisco
What:  Purpose of meeting is to establish a democratically-run Bernie Sanders political club in SF with bylaws, elected officers and 501(c)4 or 527 filing status.
Source:  Facebook events 

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods - General Assembly
When:  August 16, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Special Meeting.  November Ballot Measures Meeting.
Information:  csfn.net

August 17, 2016 - Wednesday

D5Action - Meeting
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  Park Meeting Room, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  Start endorsement process.
Information:  Tes Welborn  tesw@aol.com

"March Trilogy" - Meet the  Creators of March Trilogy-John Lewis Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street McClaren Complex, San Francisco
What:  The words and images of "March" bring to life the story of John Lewis, the power of youth and the power of nonviolence - making them accessible and urgently relevant to new generations.
Tickets: eventbrite.com/e/meet-the-creators-of-march-trilogy-john-lewis-andrew-aydin-and-nate-powell-tickets-26675307563#tickets

San Francisco Democratic Party - Discussion and possible action for the SFDCCC to vote on endorsements for candidates
When:  August 17, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. (note time)
Where: Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Democratic Party Endorsement meeting for candidates for November election.
Members:  Cindy Wu, Angela Alioto, Tom Ammiano, Keith Baracka, London Breed, John Burton, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Bevan Dufty, Mark Farrell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Pratima Gupta, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Jane Kim, Leah LaCroix, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Sophie Maxwell, Rachel Norton, Aaron Peskin, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee.
Ex-Officio Members:  Diane Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu
Information:  sfdemocrats.org

August 18, 2016 - Thursday

Organizing to Save the Arts 
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Strand Theater, 1127 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  This November San Francisco has the opportunity to increase and secure funding for art in the neighborhood, individual artists, art programs and organizations while also creating a fund dedicated to ending family homelessness.f
Come join us a the Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand Theatre and learn how you can get involved  and  make this critical funding a reality.
Ticket: act.myngp.com
Information:  bettersf.com
Source:  Facebook events

District 5 Democratic Club - Meet and Greet the D5 Supervisorial Candidates
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Barrel Head Brewhouse, 1785 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet the two candidates for District Five Supervisor:  Supervisor  London Breed and  Dean Preston.
Information: d5dms.org
Source:  Facebook events 

Emily's List - Cocktails for Change Young Professionals Reception in San Francisco 
When:  August 18, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Monroe SF, 473 Broadway, San Francisco
What:  Join EMILY's List for a reception to ignite change in San Francisco.
Featuring EMILY's List President Stephanie Schnock and special guest Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.
Light refreshments 
Event Chair:  Kate Maeder
Host Committee:  Kendra Armer, Rebecca Barfknecht, Michele Barry, Barbara Fried, Pam Grissom, Patricia Hobe, Richard Lowden, Erica Kwiatkowski, Courtney O'Donnell, Lee Olivier, Pamela Rummage, Rebecca Stern, Marissa Trembly
Guest: $25., $100., $250,
Information/Tickets: secure.emilylist.org
Source:  Facebook events 

August 19, 2016 - Friday

Celebrate Tony Bennett!  Public Dedication and Unveiling for the Tony Bennett Commemorative Statue
When:  August 19, 2016 - Friday
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Fairmont, 950 Mason Street,  San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th Birthday. Unveiling  of  8 foot tall bronze sculpture of Tony Bennett.
Featuring Ed Lee, Nancy Pelosi, Willie Brown, Larry Baer, Paoul Torrey, Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, San Francisco Boys Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus and the SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo.
Free - open to public.
Source:  Facebook  events

August 20, 2016 - Saturday

20th Street Block Party
When:  August 20, 2016 - Saturday
Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  20th Street between Bryant and Harrison as well as Florida and Alabama Street, San Francisco
What:  Noise Pop's 20th Street Block Party to benefit Mission Language & Vocational School.  Special brunch to dedicate Mission Language and Vocation School in the memory of their beloved long time director, Rosario Anaya.
Suggested Donation: $5-$10. at gate
RSVP dothebay.com/20thstreetblockparty
Source:  Facebook page

League of Pissed Off Voters Endorsement Meeting #2
When:  August 20, 2016 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia:  The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia, San Francisco
What:  Discussing President, local candidates and the second chunk of local propositions for the election.
Information: theleaguesf@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook events

August 21, 2016 - Sunday

Sunday Streets - Mission
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where:  McCoppin to 26th Street, San Francisco.
Information:  sundaystreetssf.com

Sandra Lee Fewer and San Francisco Tenants Union
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  4239 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
What:  Richmond District ranks #2 behind the Mission, for eviction in the City.  
Come share your stories and work together towards real solutions.
San Francisco Tenants Union will be there to give advice.
Information:  sandrafewer.com -Candidate for Supervisor District One
Source:  Facebook events

Rafael Mandelman - BEER BUST
When:  August 21, 2016 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p,m.
Where: SF Mix, 4086 18th Street, San Francisco
 What: :Beer Bust fundraiser - Re-Elect Rafael Mandelman for CCSF Board of Trustees.
Host Committee:  Eric Norman, Leandro Gonzales, Arthur Welton, Sally Jesmonth, Austin Ray Phillips
$10. beer/soda bust
 Donate:  rafaelmandelman.natiionbuildr.com/donatecitycollege
Information:  rafaelmandelman.com
Source:  Facebook events

August 22, 2016 - Monday

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Happy Hour to Congratulate Cindy Wu 
When:  August 22, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mars Bar, 798 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  Congratulations to Cindy Wu!
Cindy Wu is the newly elected Chair of the San Francisco Democratic Party.
South Beach District 6 Democratic is honoring their own member with a Happy Hour Celebration.  
Food, games, raffle prizes and fun.
Free for members. $10. for non-members
Information:  southbeachdems.com
Source:  Facebook events









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Deadline Sunday      August 21st    - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, August 8, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - August 8 through August 15, 2016








August 8, 2016 - Monday

Board of Supervisors - Special Meeting
When:  August 8, 2016 - Monday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee
Information/Source:  sfbos.org

Duboce Triangle Neighborhood Association - General meeting
When:  August 8, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:30 pm.
Where:  Auditorium Level B of CPMC Davies Hospital, Duboce and Castro, San Francisco
Information/Source :    dtna.org

August 9, 2016 - Tuesday

Trevor McNeil for San Francisco School Board 2016 - Back-to-school with Fiona Ma!
When:  August 9, 2016 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Squat & Gobble, 1 W Portal Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Support Trevor McNeil (a real teacher) for School Board.  Stop by and say hello to Fiona Ma, Chairwoman, Board of Equalization - Distirct 2.
Information/Tickets:  trevormcneil.com
Source:  Facebook events

School Board
When:  August 9, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Franisco
Board of Education:  Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Emily Murase, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
When:  August 9, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Members:  Stuart Watts-Howard Bloomberg, Kevin Clark. Chris Coghlan-Evelyn Posamentier, Dan Golub, John Alex Lowell, Trevor McNeil, Ellen Zhou, Meredith Osborn, Thomas  Rogers , Kevin Stull, Jacqueline Chavez, Jon Winston, Becky Hogue, Howard Strassner
Information:  sfmta.com
Source:  Facebook events

Alliance for a Better District 6  - SFMTA Public Participation Plan community input
When:  August 9, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Alexander Residence, 230 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency Public Participation Plan, community and legislative updates.
Items from agenda:
830 Eddy Street Housing Development
Safety Updates, Community Updates
Co-Sponsors:  Alliance for a Better District 6, North of Market Business Association, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco, Tip Top Market
Information:   abd6.org
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - August Regular PAC meeting - Workshopping the Ballot
When:  August 9, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p,m.
Where:  Galeria de la Raza, 2852 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Come be a part of a transparent and open process for endorsements.
Information:  milkclub.org
Source:  Facebook events

August 10, 2016 - Wednesday

Police Commission
When:  August 10, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra DeJesus, Joe Marshall, Victor Hwang, Sonia Melara
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org

August 11, 2016 - Thursday

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - 40th Anniversary Dinner and Gayla
When: August 11, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  40th Anniversary Honorees:
Hank Wilson Activist Award:  Coalition on Homelessness
Bill Kraus Leadership Award:  David Campos
Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Award:  Isa Noyola
Sylvester Pride in the Arts Award:   Galeria de la Raza
Howard Wallace Labor Leadership Award: Kimberly Alvarenga
Community Ally Award:  Matt Haney and Lyndsey Schlax
Harry Britt Lifetime Achievement Award:  Sally Gearhart
Eileen Hansen Social Justice Hero Award -  Roma Guy
Tickets:  General Admission $80.
               General Admission - Low-Income/Student Rate $40.
Eventbrite.com/e/harvey-milk-lgbt-democratic-club-40th-anniversary-dinner-gayla-tickets-26508898830
Information:  Peter Gallotta
 president@milkclub.org
Source:  Facebook events


NARAL Pro-Choice California -  Privacy After Dark 2016 
When:  August 11, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  VERSO, 1525 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  8th Annual Privacy After Dark, happy hour fundraiser for their political action committee PrivacyPAC.
Your donation will go to electing pro-choice candidates in 2016.
Cocktails, appetizers
Tickets - $30. up
RSVP/Information:  Greenberg@ProChoiceAmerica.org
Source:  Facebook events

August 12, 2016 - Friday

Bro Nguyen for Congress - Fundraiser   at at Virgil's Sea Room 
When:  August 12, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Bao Nguyen, Mayor of Garden Grove and candidate for Congress.
Co-hosts:  Peter Gallotta, Steve Ngo, Tom Temprano.
RSVP bao2016.com/virgils
Source:  Facebook events

August 13, 2016 - Saturday

23rd Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival
When:  August 13, 2016 - Saturday
            Parade:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
            Along Market Street from Civic Center to Yerba Buena Gardens
     Festival:  August 13 to 14 - 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Where:  Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco
What:  23rd Annual Pistahan Parade and Festival.
Largest international celebration of  Filipino community, culture and cuisine on this side of the Pacific.
Tickets: pistahan.net
Source:  Facebook events

August 14, 2016 - Sunday

Jerry Garcia Day
When:  August 14, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. Door open
Where:  Jerry Garcia Amphitheater - McLaren Park, San Francisco
Information: jerryday.org

Kim Alvarenga - People Power Kick Off
When:  August 14, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where:  4458 Mission Street, (@ Excelsior Ave.) San Francisco
(please note)  Glen Park, Balboa and Daly City BART stations are closed this weekend for rail replacement
What: People Power Kick Off and Mobilization for Kim Alvarenga - candidate for supervisor in District 11.
New campaign office in heart of the Excelsior.
Cultural performances, food, music and guest speakers
Walk a precinct for Kim.
RSVP/information: kimforsupervisor@gmail.com
Information:  kimalvarenga.com
Source:  Facebook events

50 Years of Fighting for Transgender Rights:  A Celebration
When:  August 14, 2016 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  SF Oasis, 298 11th Street, San Francisco
What: In August of 1966 transgender women and drag queens in San Francisco rose up and fought back against police harassment at the Gene Compton's Cafeteria in the Tenderloin.  
Join legendary transgender activist and Compton's Cafeteria Riot Survivor Felicia Flames for a Roof Desk celebration to benefit the Compton's Cafeteria Rot 50th Anniversary Fund hosted b OASIS.
Hosted by SF Oasis.
Featuring SNEAKY'S bbq, bottomless mimosas
No cover, portion of bar sales benefit the fund.
Source:  Facebook Event

August 15, 2016 - Monday

Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. Doors open
7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Program with Larry Tye and Daniel Ellsberg
8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m Mingle
Where:  Valencia Garden, 390 Valencia Street, Recreation Room, San Francisco
What:  Robert F. Kennedy Democratic Club - Election 2016 and Lessons from 1968:  How RFK Could Have Saved Us.
Look back at RFK's bridge-building campaign of 1968 which reached its zenith with his win that summer in the California presidential primary.
Former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye will make a  presentation on his newly released biography of Bobby Kennedy  "The Making of a Liberal Icon" which traces his transformation from the cold warrior he was to the liberal he'd became at the end.
Featured Guest:  Daniel Ellsberg (who released the Pentagon Papers) will be joining the conversation.
Information rfkdemocrats.org
Source:  Facebook events 



Alice B. Toklas Endorsement meeting - Fall Endorsements
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Alice B. Toklas LGBT Fall endorsement meeting.  
Information: alicebtoklas.org

Mission Polk Neighborhood Association - Calvin Welch
When:  August 15, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  St. Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  August Membership Meeting
Calvin Welch, long time neighborhood advocate and one of the organizers of the 1976 campaign to bring District Election to San Francisco.
Calvin will be sharing his thoughts on the 40 years since the 1976 District
Election campaign and subsequent events.
Also, brief presentation from the project sponsors of 1001 Van Ness  - a residential project in the former KRON 4 building.
Information:  Moe Jamil moe@middlepolk.org  middlepolk.org








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