Thursday, November 1, 2007

San Francisco November Calendar

November 2, 2007 - Friday

Bill Clinton - 2 p.m. Books Inc., 601 Van Ness, S.F. Have to have paid receipt of book "Giving". All items checked before. Information: 415-776-1111

San Francisco Democratic Party - Annual Fall Gala at Intercontinental Mark Hopkins Hotel, 999 California Street. San Francisco, Ca. Information: 415-626-1161 $150. up.

Dia de los Muertos - San Francisco - 7 p.m. Procession @ 8:30 p.m. Festival of Altars. 24th and Bryant to Garfield Park/Festival of Altars@ 26th and Harrison.

Fundraiser for Jerry Day 2008 - 9:45 p.m. $12. Celebrate success of Jerry Day 2007 and start to rally the troops for Jerry Day 2008. Connecticut General, 100 Connecticut Street and 17th Street, S.F. 415-552-4440 Information regarding Jerry Day - Thomas Murphy

November 3, 2007 - Saturday

Senator Leland Yee and the SF Democratic Party needs help for GOTV events, 10:30 a.m. 155 Sansome Street, Suite #520. S.F. Confirm information: 415-626-1166 or

Saturday Longest Walk 2 Benefit Concert - 7 p.m.The Fillmore with Dennis Bank & Floyd Red Crow Westerman featuring Kris Kristofferson, Taj Mahal, Peter Coyote . Proceeds benefit The Nowa Cuming Institute. Doors open at 6 p.m. $100 day of show. Information:

November 4, 2007 - Sunday

San Francisco Jewish Bookfest - 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Keynote: Michael Chabon. Will speak about the visceral power of memory and his own long journey as a writer and Jew in search of identity. Michael Chabon will sign books from noon to 12: 30 in the Pottruck Family Atrium. 3200 California Street, S.F. Pre-registration is required. Contact JCCSF P. O. Box at 415-292-1233 or email

Regional Meeting of Region 4/Northern CA Statewide Platform Hearing. The California Democratic Party invites all Democrats to help shape their Blueprint for 2008. Join their effort to promote a progressive platform. Regional meeting starts begins at 2 p.m. - Platform hearing begins at 3 p.m. Location: 455 Golden Gate at Larkin and Polk Streets, S.F. Information: August Longo, Region 4 Director 415-777-1314
*North Beach Citizens -Fundraising Dinner 6 p.m. San Francisco Italian Athletic Club. Honoring Denise McCarthy $150. Information: 772-0918.

November 5, 2007 Monday

SPUR - 2007 Silver Spur Awards Luncheon - Reception 10:30 a.m. Luncheon Noon to 1:30 p.m. Moscone Center North, Howard Street. Honorees: Paula Collins, Dr. Marcos Gutierrez, Jon Osaki, Walter H. Shorenstein . $150. Information: 415-781-8726

November 6, 2007 Tuesday

Vote! 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Information: 415-554-4375

November 7, 2007 Wednesday

Holiday Rink at Embarcadero - through January 15,2008 Justin Herman Plaza Information:
Labor Archives & Research Center "Spanning the Gate" - Opening Reception for Exhibit of Photographs 5:00 to 7 p.m. J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue. Information:

November 8, 2007 Thursday
*Golden Gate Park Skate Park Legislation-Meeting at City Hall at 1 p.m. in Room 263 at City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee will consider legislation by Supervisor Mirkarimi which calls for the creation of a skate park in Golden Gate Park. The ordinance authorizes the skate park to be built at the "Horseshoe Pits" located behind the Conservatory of Flowers or in suitable location.

Central Subway Community Advisory Group - Chinatown/North Beach Community Meeting 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Gordon J. Lau Elementary School, 950 Clay . Information:

Screening of Rendition: Screening of Rendition starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Reese Witherspoon featuring a presentation by Jusice Sarver, ACLU-NC Organizing Director. 7:45 p.m. Vogue Theater, 3290 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, Ca. 94115. $8.50 admission RSVP, please contact

November 9th and 10th - Friday and Saturday
Olympia Duka kis - Rose" Epic story of a Jewish octogenarian looking back on her life, from her birth in the Ukraine, to her escape from the Nazis, to her emigration to America. JCCSF 3200 California Street : $60. Information: 415-292-1233

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