Monday, May 23, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - May 23rd through May 30 2016




 Photo - SFMTA



May 23, 2016 - Monday

San Francisco Reform Democrats Get Out The Vote Rally
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
Noon
Where:  Polk Street Steps, San Francisco City Steps, San Francisco
What:  On the last day to register to vote in the June 7th California Primary Election, the SF Reform Democrats candidates and supporters will hold a get out the vote rally to urge voters to vote early and not only for President but also on crucial local "down ballot" issues and races.
Any eligible SF voter can register to vote by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23rd at the Department of Elections on the ground floor of City Hall.
All registered SF voters can note now at the Early Voting Center located just outside the Department of Elections in City Hall.
SF Reform Slate:  Wade Woods, Cindy Wu, Petra Dejesus,  Bevan Dufty, David Campos, Jane Kim, Frances Hsieh, Rafael Mandelman, Sophie Maxwell, Elisabeth Alexander, Jon Golinger, Pratima Gupta, Aaron Peskin
Source:  Facebook events

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

Appreciation Party & Doggie Happy Hour for Scott Wiener
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where :Stern Grove Dog Play area (meet at the pergola), 100 Vale Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Andrea Buffa, Dave Emanuel, Lindsay Kefauver, Sally Stephens and Martha  Walters invite you to a  reception  in appreciation of Scott Wiener for his efforts to save dog walking in the GGNRA and to support his California State Senate campaign.  Biscuits and human treats will be served.
Suggested contribution is $25. up.
Supervisor Wiener has authored two resolutions passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors opposing the GGNRA dog management plan.
RSVP:  Andrea Buffa andreabuffa2006@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook events

Reframing the Dialogue:  Race, Police Violence and Public Health
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: UCSF Cole Hall, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco
What:  UCSF Do No Harm Coalition presents: "Reframing the Dialogue:  Race, Police Violence and Public Health".
Lecture by Rupa Marya, MD, Division of Hospitalist Medicine
Panel Discussion featuring the Frisco5 Hunger Strikers, UCSF/SFSU Students and SFPD Sergeant Yulanda Williams, president of the Black officers group Officers for Justice
Musical Accompaniment by jazz bassist Marcus Shelby
Co-Sponsored by the UCSF School of Medicine, Campus Life, PRIME-US, THE UCSF Global Health Group and the Heal Initiative.
A student-led initiative examining the need to address police violence and racism as public health issues, directly affecting the safety of communities in the US and particularly in San Francisco.
This event is open to UCSF and the public.  Dinner will be provided.
Source:  Facebook events

Youth Commission
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:15 p.m.  to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 278, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Luis Avalon-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madeleine Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Pating, Haiti Mansori
Source:  sfbos.org

Ethics Commission
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Brett Andrews, Daina Chiu, Beverly Hayon, Peter Keane, Paul Renne
Information:  sfethics.org


Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT Community
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia, Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, 
San Francisco
What:  Join Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club for a discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community.
Panel Discussion:  
Dr. Kenneth Monteiro - Dean of the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.
Michelle Meow - President of the San Francisco Pride Board of Directors, and host and producer of "The Michelle Meow Show" on KOFY-TV covering LGBT issues.
David Carrington Miree, MPA, J.D. - Acting Director of Policy and Justice, SF Human Rights Commission
Andrea Shorter - Moderator - Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Board of Directors (Emeritus).
Information:   alicebtoklas.org


East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association Kickoff Meeting
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Rooftop School Upper Campus, Multipurpose Room,  800 Corbett, San Francisco
What:  Please join the East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association, Supervisor Scott Wiener, Police Captain John Sanford and project managers for the Twin Peaks Figure 8 proposal at the inaugural kickoff  meeting.
Information:  facebook.com/etpna  etpna.info@gmail.co

May 24, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 24, 2016 - Tuesday
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:  sfbos.org

Board of Education
When:  May 24, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, First Floor, San Francisco
Board of Education:  Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Emily Murase, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:   sfusd.edu

Beers & Ballots:  Fundraiser for Jon Golinger for San Francisco Democratic Party
When:  May 24, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Doc's Clock, 2575 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Final fundraiser for Jon Golinger - candidate for SFDCCC
Contribute: jongolingerforsf.nationbuilder.com/donate
Information:  JonGolingerForSF@gmail.com
Source:  Facebook events

May 25, 2016 - Wednesday

San Francisco Public Defender's Justice Summit
When:  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where:  Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  Use of Force - Join experts and citizens in dialogue about San Francisco's law enforcement and justice system.
Keynote Speaker:  Melissa Harris-Perry
From agenda:
Expert Analysis of SFPD Shootings
Panel:  Should San Francisco adopt tasters
Event is free - but registration is required:
sfjusticesummit.com

Commission on the Status of Women Monthly Meeting
When:  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What:  Shawna Reeves, Director of Elder Abuse Prevention for Institute on Aging, San Francisco District Attorney Rani Singh, Adriana Gonzalez Felix of the Mexican Consulate, and the San Francisco Prosecution team on the Jamar Geeter case will be honored.
Commissioners:  Andrea Shorter, Deborah Mesloh, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Olga A. Ryerson, Julie Soo, Breanna Zwart
Information:  sfgov.org

San Francisco Democratic Party - Monthly Meeting (unconfirmed)
When:  (unconfirmed)  May 25, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  455 Golden Gate Avenue, Milton Marks Auditorium, San Francisco
DCCC Members:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Joel Engardio, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Marjan Philhour, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Francis Tsang, Scott Wiener
Ex-Officio Members:  Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Fiona Ma, Mark Leno, Phil Ting, David Chiu
Information:  sfdemocrats.org


May 26, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen
Information:  sfbos.org

Irish Americans for Hillary Clinton
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  The Irish Bank, 10 Mark Lane, San Francisco
What: Irish Americans for Hillary Clinton
Special Guests:
Assembly Speaker Pro Temper Kevin Mullin
Supervisor Mark Farrell
Suzy Loftus, President, San Francisco Police Commission
Event Chair:  John O'Riordan
Host Committee:  Noreen Byrne, Maureen Barry, Ute  Goggins,  Matt Regan, Shane O'Reilly, George Rush, John McCarthy, John Davids, Kevin Birmingham, Paiola O'Riordan
Price:  Free (Cash bar)
RSVP:  IRISH4HILLARY@GMAIL.COM
Source:  Facebook events 

Schools, Not Prisons:  An Evening Supporting the Re-Election of San Francisco School Board President Matt Haney
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  798 Brannan Street, San Francisco
What:  Join SF School Board President Matt Haney, Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Erin Haney and Niki Solis for an evening in support of Matt's Re-Election Campaign.
Co-Hosted by:  Erin Haney, Niki Solis, Jeff Adachi, Michelle Tong, Abigail Rivamonte, Andrea Lindsay, Anita Nabha, Dan Meyer, Jennifer Molayem, Herman Holland, Vilaska Nguyen and Jen Redding.
RSVP and contribute: act.myngp.com/Forms/4885787663417936640
Source:  Facebook events

Richmond District Democratic Club - D1 Supervisor Endorsement Meeting
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. 
Where:  SFPD Richmond Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Endorsement for Supervisor in District 1.
Information: rddcsf.org
Source:  Facebook events

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Whole Foods 365
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Where:  1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Whole Foods 365 Information Presentation regarding 1600 Jackson Street
Source:  Facebook events

Where to Invade Next
When:  May 26, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Watch Michael Moore's newest documentary film.
2 hour film 
Information: pdamerica.org
Source:  Facebook events

May 27, 2016 - Friday

Tech Government and Getting Around 
When:  May 27, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Runway, 1355 Market Street, Suite 488, San Francisco
What:  Laura Foote Clark is hosting a panel discussion with Supervisor Scott Wiener, Reporter Kim-Mai Cutler centered around the relationship between tech workers and local government.
Post-Panel Cocktail Hour
Must RSVP on Facebook: facebook.com/events/569415499892922

Wendy Chau - Happy Hours Fundraiser
When:  May 27, 2016 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Red's Place, 672 Jackson Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Wendy Chau - candidate for DCCC.  Meet her and help support her cause
No host bar.
Source:  Facebook events


May 28, 2016 - Saturday
May 29, 2016 - Sunday

San Francisco Carnaval Festival
When:  May 28, 2016 - Saturday
            10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
             May 29, 2016 - Sunday 
             10:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Harrison Street between 16th Street and 24th Street,  San Francisco
What:  Festival - 2016 theme is "Viva La Madre Tierra!
Information:   carnavalsanfrancisco.org

May 29, 2016 - Sunday

San Francisco Carnaval Grand Parade 2016

When:  May 29, 2016 - Sunday
9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  24th Street and Bryant Street proceed west to Mission Street.  From there, the parade heads north on Mission down to 17th Street where it will turn east and flow into the festival area.
Information:  carnavalsanfrancisco.org

 May 30, 2016 - Monday


Memorial Day 





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Note:  Next calendar will be in  Monday -   May 30, 2016
Deadline Sunday     May 29, 2016
,   - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 16, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - May 16th to May 23, 2016 - Correction!






*Correction:   South Beach District 6 Democratic Club's Summer Social is June 23rd, not May 23rd.  Love this Club - sorry.   I guess this shows I really wish it was June and the election was over! 

May 16, 2016 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 16, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

Russian Hill Neighbors - Safety Panel
When:  May 16, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Old First Presbyterian Church, 1751 Sacramento Street
What:  Russian  Hill Neighbors Safety Panel - Supervisor Mark Farrell, SFPD Captains Lazar and  John Jaimerena from Central Northern Stations along with several of their beat cops and undercover detail will be holding a 90 minute discussion with neighbors as it relates to Russian Hill.
Commander Ann Mannix will discuss Vision Zero and bike and pedestrian tips.
Source:  Facebook events - Tina Moylan safety#rhnsf.org

Warriors
When:  May 16, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Oakland, Ca.

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Monthly Meeting
When:  May 16, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Where:  Saint Paulus Church, 1541 Polk Street
What:  From agenda:
Supervisor Mark Farrell - Parks funding
Presentation and Q&A by Sam Dodge and Homeless Outreach Team regarding homelessness.
Welcome to new Northern Station  Captain John Jaimerena
Update on Middle Polk CBD
Information:  middlepolk.org

May 17, 2016 - Tuesday


SFMTA Board of Directors and Parking Authority
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400 San Francisco
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan,, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke
Information:  sfmta.com

Board of Supervisors
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
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:  sfbos.org

San Francisco Gray Panthers- Celebrating and Honoring Paul Robeson
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:   Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  Bonnie Weiss of the Bay Area Paul Robeson Centennial Committee will talk about Paul Robeson and the importance of gaining broad public recognition of the life, career and legacy of  this  20th century Renaissance man.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Transit Riders - Make Transit Awesome Happy Hour
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  The Beer Hall, 1 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Grab a drink and celebrate THREE great urbanist occasions:
The last days of their Make Transit Awesome IndieGoGo Campaign ending May 19th.
Thea Selby's Birthday, the Chair of SF Transit Riders, 
Jane Jacob's Centennial
Source:  Facebook events

Birthday Celebration for Joshua Arce - Candidate for Supervisor in District Nine
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where:  Bissau Baobab Village, 3372-3386 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Josh's birthday! 
RSVP: act.myngp.com/Forms/-240396553408149504
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - General Meeting
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Items from agenda include:
Discussion/Presentation on recent activism to Fire Chief Suhr and the DA's Report on the Management of SFPD
Honoring Eileen Hansen
Information:  milkclub.org


Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods
When:  May 17, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, Turk and Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Monthly meeting. From agenda:
Hosts:  Jordan Park Improvement Association and Laurel Heights Improvement Association
Program - Presentation from SF Beautiful - Darcy Brown, Executive Director
Program - Building New Student Housing for SF Colleges and Universities - David Seward, UC Hastings, Michael London USF
Information:  csfn.net


May 18, 2016 - Wednesday

Rally for the Right to Organize - A Future to Believe In
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where:  Justin Herman Plaza, 1 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the hotel and restaurant workers union, UNITE HERE! Local 2, the janitors' union, SEIU Local 87 and Labor for Bernie in a march and rally for the right to organize unions.
Information:  unitehere2.org
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Tomorrow Annual Awards Dinner
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner
Where:  Delancey Street, 600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Annual Awards Dinner.
Honoring:
Hene Kelly - "Jack Morrison Lifetime Achievement Award"
Michael Lyon - "Unsung Hero Award"
Susan Vaughan, Ed Mason -"Unsung Hero Award"
Call about reservation:  Jennifer Clary jenclary@sbcglobal.net
Reservations received by Friday, May 13th are confirmed.
Tickets $55. 
Source:  Facebook events

Police Commission
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  (note venue) - Gordon J Lau Elementare School, 940 Clay Street, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Suzy Loftus, Julius Turman, Thomas Mazzucco, Petra DeJesus, Joe Marshall, Victor Hwang, Sonia Melara
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org

San Francisco Latino Democratic Club - Monthly Meeting
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. - meeting starts at 6:30 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia:   The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  Agenda items include:
Frisco5 Report
United Save the Mission Report
Information:   info@sflatinodemocrats.com
Source:  Facebook events

Warriors Playoffs
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Oakland

UrbanIDEA - Weapons of Mass Displacement- Homeless Sweeps, Police Killings and SF's Crisis of Gentrification
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Bindlestiff Studio, 185 6th Street, San Francisco
What: urbanIDEA forum featuring:
Felicia Jones, SEIU 1021,  Justice for Mario Woods Coalition
Adriana Camarena, Mission District activist, Justice for Alex Nieto
Jennifer Fliesenbach, Tenderloin activists, Coalition on Homelessness
Chris  Herring, PHD Candidate, UC Berkeley Department of Sociology
Moderated by Joseph Wilson, Hospitality House
Source:  Facebook events

Blues for Bernie
When:  May 18, 2016 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Slim's, 333 11th Street, San Francisco
What:  If you've got the Bern and want to help the cause come on down to Slim's for a great blues show featuring Tommy Castro, Lavay Smith, Terrie Odabi, and the Bey Paule Band.  All proceeds will go to the Bernie Sanders campaign.
Tickets are $27.
eventbrite.com/e/blues-for-bernie-featuring-tommy-castro-slims-w-lavay-smith-terrie-odabi-the-bey-paule-band-tickets-24850022085
Source:  Facebook events


May 19, 2016 - Thursday


Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
9:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Aaron Peskin, Norman Yee, London Breed
Information:  sfbos.org

Recreation and Park Commission
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Mark Buell, Allan Low, Gloria Bonilla, Tom Harrison, Meagan Levitan, Eric McDonnell
Information:  sfrecpark.org

Justice 4 Mario Woods Coalition Fillmore Town Hall Meeting
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Saint John Will I am Coltrane African Orthodox Church-Jurisdiction West, 2097 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  Meeting will focus on the activities that have been transpired throughout San Francisco and their collective demands to Chief Greg Suhr.  They will hear from the community and explore additional ways to align themselves with organizations, individuals, and community allies to help amplify their cause and obtain justice for our slain brothers.
Source:  Facebook events 

New Avenues Democratic Club - Brews and Lit Drop
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Sunset Reservoir Brewing Company, 1735 Noriega Street, San Francisco
What:  Join the New Avenues Democratic Club for a cold one and to pick up their slate and hand it out to your neighbors or fellow commuters.
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Candidates Forum
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  The Dining Room in the Chancellor Hotel, 433 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Superior Court Judge Candidates Forum.  Join the City Democratic Club and co-hosts the Asian Pacific Democratic Club, Noe Valley Democratic Club, District 5 Democratic Club and Raoul Wallenberg Jewish Democratic Club, Willie B. Kennedy Democratic Club for a moderated debate between candidates Victor Hwang, Sigrid Irias and Paul Henderson.
Moderator is Mark Danis - Vice President and  Associated  General Counsel at Clorox Company .
Information:  City Democratic Club citydemclub@gmail.com

NOPNA - North of Panhandle Neighborhood Association  - General Meeting
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. Meet and Greet
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. General Meeting
Where:  Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:
SFPD Park and Northern Station
Supervisor London Breed
CA Assemblymember David Chiu
SFMTA - Masonic update and construction Open House announcement
SF Department of Elections
Block Party
SF Goodwill and clothing recycling
Panhandle protected bike lane survey results
Information:  board@nopna.org

Book Party - "America's Social Arsonist" - Fred Ross
When:  May 19, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Crossroads Cafe and Bookstore, 699 Delancey Street, San Francisco
What:  Join author Gabriel Thompson in celebrating the publication of ""America's Social Arsonist:  Fred Ross and Grassroots Organizing to the Twentieth Century"
Among community and labor organizers, Fred Ross is a legend, known as the man who mentored key figures like Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta.  
Farmworker music provided by Miguel Govea, special guest - Fred Ross Jr. and the author Gabriel Thompson.
Source:  Facebook events

May 20, 2016 - Friday

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco 
When:  May 20, 2016 - Friday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Members:  John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Cynthia Crews, Edwin Lindo (alternate)
Information:  sfbos.org

DCCC Kickoff Event - Trevor McNeil
When:  May 20, 2016 - Friday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  Noir Lounge, 581 Hayes Street, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Trevor McNeil for his Re-Election to the San Francisco Democratic Party.
Special Guest Assemblymember David Chiu.
Information/tickets:   mcneil4dccc.com
Source:  Facebook events

Sigrid Irias for Judge - Reception with Cruz Reynoso
When:  May 20, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mercedes Cantina, 653 Commercial Street, San Francisco
What:  Special reception with Cruz Reynoso for a special reception and party.  Margaritas, great food, heavy hosted appetizers, no host bar.
For this grassroots campaign, in which volunteer help has been so generously given; and so much appreciated, no donations required.
Source:  eventbrite.com
Information: iriasforjudge.com

May 21, 2016 - Saturday



Help McLaren Park's Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
When:  May 21, 2016 - Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where:  Louis Sutter Roundhouse, McLaren Park,  Enter at the Wayland University Avenue park side. San Francisco
What:  Help McLaren Park. Pancakes, eggs, sausages, juice, tea and coffee - $10. Adults, $5. kids.
  Proceeds go toward park improvements initiated by Help McLaren Park
Sponsored by SF Recology
Information: helpmlpark.weeby.com

4th Annual Bocce Ball Tournament.  Support the Coalition on Homelessness
When:  May 21, 2016 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Aquatic Park Historic District, San Francisco
What:  Beautiful day playing Bocce Ball, eating BBQ, kids activities.  
$25. a person.  Delicious food included.  Drinks for sale. 
Tickets:   goo.gl/forms/6FiFSpwRrs
Information:  cohsf.org

Asian Heritage Street Celebration
When:  May 21, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco
What: Largest gathering of Asian Pacific Americans in the nation is back.
Performers, food, arts and crafts.

San Francisco Shared Schoolyard Project- Dr. William L. Cobb Elementary School
When:  May 21, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  William L. Cobb Elementary School, 2725 California Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Supervisor Mark Farrell and Shared Schoolyard Project for kick-off event marking the grand re-opening of the schoolyard on weekends.
Events partners include  Station 38 SFFD, Super Soccer Stars, San Francisco Ballet, Camp Edmo, The Culinary Dude, San Francisco Youth Soccer, Presidio Branch Library and Friends of Alta Plaza Park
Source:  Facebook events

May 22, 2016 - Sunday


Mark Sanchez for School Board Kickoff
When:  May 22, 2016 - Sunday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser. Come and support Mark Sanchez for San Francisco Board of Education.
Information:  marksanchez.org
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Celebrate  Harvey Milk's Birthday
When:  May 22, 2016 - Sunday
 3:00 p.m. Screening
Where:  Castro Theatre, 429 Castro, San Francisco
What: Special   Matinee Screening of "Times of Harvey Milk".  Harvey Milk would have been 86 years old.  Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Feature, 1984 - Director:  Rob Epstein
Tickets $13.59 - eventbrite.com
Source:  Facebook events

Warriors
When:  May 22, 2016 - Sunday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Oakland, Ca.


May 23, 2016 - Monday


Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club - Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT Community
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  518 Valencia, Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, 
San Francisco
What:  Join Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club for a discussion and testimonials on Racism and White Privilege in the LGBT community.
Information:  alicebtoklas.org


East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association Kickoff Meeting
When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Rooftop School Upper Campus, Multipurpose Room,  800 Corbett, San Francisco
What:  Please join the East of Twin Peaks Neighborhood Association, Supervisor Scott Wiener, Police Captain John Sanford and project managers for the Twin Peaks Figure 8 proposal at the inaugural kickoff  meeting.
Information:  facebook.com/etpna etpna.info@gmail.com

*(Correction) South Beach District 6 Democratic Club - Summer Social
(Correct date is June 23 - not May 23rd)  When:  May 23, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SB40/Carmen's  40 Pier,  At the Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  Come meet the members of SBD6DC, elected officials and candidates from several of the 2016 races.  
Information:  southbeachdems.com 
Source:  Facebook events






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Deadline Sunday     May 22, 2016
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Monday, May 9, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - I hate it when I make a mistake.




*I hate it when I make a mistake.  Especially since I really like this event - big fan of neighborhood groups.


May 13, 2016 - Friday

correct information

*Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener - Debate
When:   (corrected date)   May 13, 2016 - Friday  
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Start of Debate - wish to have everyone seated
Where:  Mercy Housing Community Room, 1180 4th Street, in Mission Bay, San Francisco
What:  The South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, Western SoMa Voice, United Playaz, District 3 Democratic Club and Home Sharers Democratic Club are co-sponsoring a debate between Supervisor Jane Kim and Scott Wiener who are running in the June primary for the State Senate to represent San Francisco and a part of San Mateo County.They will discuss issues such as crime, poverty, housing public safety, homelessness, climate change, public education and transportation.
All are welcome 
Information:  facebook.com/events/853336234810468/




May 9, 2016 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mallia Cohen, Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin
Information:  sfbos.org

San Francisco Hillary Office - Grand Opening Party!
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to  7:00 p.m. 
Where: 1001 Van Ness Avenue (at O'Farrell Street) San Francisco
What:  Monday at Hillary for America's San Francisco Campaign Office.  Mayor Ed Lee and other officials will give opening remarks.   Hillary Northern California Regional Organizing Director Nicole Derse will give the latest on the campaign.  Open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. every day following the opening party through California's June 7th Primary.
Source:  Facebook events

Re-Elect Rafael to San Francisco's Democratic County Central Committee
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Blackbird, 2124 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Rafael!
Donation:  rafaelmandelman.nationbuilder.com/mandelmandccc
Source:  Facebook event

API Attorney for Victor Hwang Fundraiser
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Hilton San Francisco Financial District 750 Kearny Street, San Francisco
What:  Come and support Victor Hwang for Superior Court Judge.
Donation/Information:  hwangforjudge.com
Source:  Facebook events
Attendee - Open Donation 
RSVP:  uyrobert@gmail.com 
Donation: hwangforjudge.com

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors Quarterly Community Town Hall
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco County Fair Building, Garden Room, 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Neighborhood association Inner Sunset Park Neighbors is holding its quarterly Town Hall meeting.
Topping the agenda:  the redesign of the Golden Gate Park Entrance at 9th Avenue and Lincoln Way.
Learn about the project and what the neighbors have already suggested to improve safety, signage and general flow.
Information:  inner-sunset.org
Source:  Hoodline.com

Warriors
When:  May 9, 2016 - Monday
7:30 p.m.
Where:  Portland, Oregon
Information:  warriors.com/playoffs

May 10, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When: May 10, 2016 - Tuesday
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:  sfbos.org

San Francisco School District
When:  May 10, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Irving G. Breyer Board Meeting Room, 555 Franklin Street, San Francisco
Board of Education:  Matt Haney, Shamann Walton, Sandra Lee Fewer, Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Emily Murase, Rachel Norton, Jill Wynns
Information:  sfusd.edu

 Fundraiser  for Wendy Chau for SF DCCC
When:  May 10 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Rocks Den, 4431 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Wendy Chau for SF DCCC.
$40. Minimum donation requested.  
Food and drink tickets.  Raffle.
Information:  vote4wendy.org
Source:  Facebook events

Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee
When:  May 10, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, San Francisco
Advisory Committee:  Howard Bloomberg, Kevin Clark, Chris Coghlan, Dan Golub, John Alex Lowell, Trevor McNeil-Ellen Hou, Meredith Osborn, Thomas Rogers, Kevin Stull, Jacqueline Chavez, John Winston, Becky Hogue (Chair), Howard Strassner
Information:   sfmta.com

May 11, 2016 - Wednesday

Scott Wiener's Birthday Party
When:  May 11, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  John's Grill, 63 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Celebrate Supervisor  Scott Wiener's  birthday and help support his campaign for State Senate. 
 Join:  Fiona Ma, David Chiu, Carmen Chu, London Breed, Mark Farrell, Alex Randolph, Katy Tang, Adrienne Tissier, John Konstin
Host Committee:  Ian Blue, Louis Bonsignore, Molly Cooke and Paul Volberding, Jason Galisatus, Hala Hijazi, Conor Johnston, Justin Jones, Genevieve Jopanda, Teresa Lai, Diane Le, Gary McCoy, Gabe Quinto, Warren  Seeto, Christopher Ridley, Bob Skinkle, Felix Vega
Suggested Contribution Levels:  $50. (Young Professional), $100. $250., $500.
RSVP:  scottwiener.nationbuilder.com/birthday

Police Commission
When:  May 11, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Information:  sanfranciscopolice.org

Baobab Fundraiser for the Anti Eviction Mapping Project
When:  May 11, 2016 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Bissau Baobab, 3372 19th Street, San Francisco
What:  Please join the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project for a fun night of food, libations and music at Bissau Baobab in the Mission.  
Money is being raised for the data visualization and narrative work, there will be a short presentation on what they have been up to recently.  Baobab will contribute 20% of the proceeds from all of the food and drink ordered on the floor from 6 to 9 to the AEMP.
Information:  antievictionmap.com bissapbaobab.com
Source:  Facebook events

D5 Action
When:  May 11, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Cyprian's SF, 2097 Turk Street, San Francisco
What:  From the agenda:  Election, neighborhood updates.
Information:  tesw@aol.com

Warriors
When:  May 11, 2016 - Wednesday
Time:  TBD
Where:  Oakland, Ca.
Information:  warriors.com/playoffs

May 12, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  May 12, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen
Information:  sfbos.org

Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
When:  May 12, 2016 - Thursday
2:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Jane Kim, John Avalos, David Campos
Information:  sfbos.org

Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco - Stop Your Eviction - Know Your Rights Clinic (for Mission Residents)
When:  May 12, 2016 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  The Lab, 2948 16th Street, San Francisco
What:  Experienced housing organizers will give you the most up-to-date information on tenants rights, eviction protections and how to fight to stay in your home
Information:  hrcsf.org
Source:  Facebook events

HANC - Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council - General Membership meeting
When:  May 12, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Park Branch Library, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco
What:  Discussion:  The June Ballot.- State and local.
Information:    hanc-sf.org

Party for Alix Rosenthal's re-election to the SFDCCC.
When:  May 12, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Oddjob, 1337 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Alix Rosenthal - re-election to the SFDCCC.
Join David Chiu, London Breed, Malia Cohen and Scott Wiener in supporting Alix Rosenthal.
Musical entertainment, food  truck
Donation Suggested:  $50. up
Information:  votealix.com/2016/05/08/party-for-alix-re-eleciton-campaign-may-12/

 May 13, 2016 - Friday

*Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener - Debate
When:   (corrected date)   May 13, 2016 - Friday i  
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Start of Debate - wish to have everyone seated
Where:  Mercy Housing Community Room, 1180 4th Street, in Mission Bay, San Francisco
What:  The South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, Western SoMa Voice, United Playaz, District 3 Democratic Club and Home Sharers Democratic Club are co-sponsoring a debate between Supervisor Jane Kim and Scott Wiener who are running in the June primary for the State Senate to represent San Francisco and a part of San Mateo County.They will discuss issues such as crime, poverty, housing public safety, homelessness, climate change, public education and transportation.
All are welcome 
Information:  facebook.com/events/853336234810468/



May 14, 2016 - Saturday

Bernal Heights Democratic Club - Ballot Endorsement Card Mobilization
When: May 14, 2016 - Saturday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center, 515 Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Help get the word out to Bernal neighbors and help shape the vote of San Francisco's most progressive neighborhood.
Information:  bernalheightsdemclub@gmail.com


*mistake - event is May 13, 2013 - Friday - D3/D6 State Senate, District 11 Debate - Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener
When:  Correct date - May 13, 2016 - Friday is correct date   
6:00 p.m. Doors Open
6:30 p.m. Start of Debate - wish to have everyone seated
(wrong date ) Where:  Mercy Housing Community Room, 1180 4th Street, in Mission Bay, San Francisco
(wrong date) What:  The South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, Western SoMa Voice, United Playaz, District 3 Democratic Club and Home Sharers Democratic Club are co-sponsoring a debate between Supervisor Jane Kim and Scott Wiener who are running in the June primary for the State Senate to represent San Francisco and a part of San Mateo County.They will discuss issues such as crime, poverty, housing public safety, homelessness, climate change, public education and transportation.
All are welcome 
Information:  facebook.com/events/853336234810468/

May 15, 2016 - Sunday

Bay to Breakers
When:  May 15, 2016 - Sunday
8:00 a.m.
Information:  zapposbaytobreakers.com


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Deadline Sunday    May 15, 2016
,   - 5:00 p.m.