Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Dueling Pianos with Fiona Ma

Attended fundraiser for Assemblyperson Fiona Ma at Foley's Tuesday night. Dueling pianos - sing along .

Eric Smith was there - newly announced candidate for Supervisor in District 10.

July 1, 2009

Bart Fair Increase -

Muni Fair Increase -

Close the Loophole: Organizing and Leadership Meeting
When: July 1, 2009 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting and other community leaders and experts for an organizing and leadership meeting to Reform Proposition 13.

Mission Community Playground Meeting
When: July 1, 2009 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Mission Clubhouse, (19th Street and Linda/Valencia), San Francisco
What: Planning is getting underway to repair and restore Mission Playground. Discussion on how to use the park, what works well and what needs improvement.

Kevin Starr
When: July 1, 2009 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m.
Where: California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Hear author Kevin Starr talk about his book "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950 to 1963.

Mission Neighborhood Resource Center
When: July 1, 2009 - Wednesday
7 p.m.
Where: The Dark Room at Club Six, 60 6th Street
What: 7th Anniversary Celebration.
7 to 10 p.m.: Fito Reinoso
Double Dutch
Silent Auction
Hot Fashion Sale
10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sonny Smith
Pale Hoarse
D Hoarse
DJ Prime
Sliding Scale $10.-$20.
All proceeds benefit the Mission Neighborhood Resource Center and the Ladies Night Collaborative neighborhood drop-in programs serving homeless men and women in the Mission District.

July 2, 2009 - Thursday

Court hearing on the federal injunction against Prop 8
When: July 2, 2009 - Thursday
2 to 5 p.m.
Where: US District Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What: Heard in front of the Honorable Vaughn R. Walker, United States District Court.

Let' Go Dance with Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
When: July 2, 2009 - Thursday
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Jessie Square, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Free.

July 3, 2009 - Friday

The 1934 San Francisco General Strike
When: July 3, 2009 - Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Marine Firemen's Hall, 240 2nd Street, San Francisco
What: Video: Harry Bridges, A Man and His Union. Speakers include Harvey Schwartz, Ralph Schoenman, Brad Weidemier, Akio Masuda, Cleophus Williams, Gifford Hartman, Clarence Thomas and Jack Heyman. Hosted by ILWU Local 34 and Local 10. Transport Workers Solidarity Committee

July 4, 2009 - Saturday

Fillmore Jazz Festival
When: July 4, 2009 - Saturday and July 5, 2009 - Sunday
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: between Jackson and Eddy Street, San Francisco

Mime Troupe at Dolores Park - 12 Noon
Potrero Hill Democratic Club will be registering voters.

July 4, 2009 - Saturday

Fourth of July

July 5, 2009 - Sunday

Bloody Thursday 75th Anniversary Procession
When: July 5, 2009 - Sunday
9 a.m.
Where: Music Concourse - Steuart and Market Street, San Francisco
What: 7th anniversary of "Bloody Thursday" . hosted by BALMA, ILWU Local 10, 34, 91, 75 & ILWU Pensioners. (somber procession).

July 6, 2009 - Monday

The Lessons of the Past for the Struggles Today
When: July 5, 2009 - Sunday
9 to 5 p.m.
Where: ILWU 34 Hall, 801 Second Street, San Francisco
What: International Labor Conference. The labor conference will look at the use of policies such as deregulation, privatization and free trade agreement to attack working people on a global level. Hosted by ILWU Local 10 and Local 34.

July 7, 2009 - Tuesday

Sunday Streets to Great Streets: Enrique Penalosa
When: July 7, 2009 - Tuesday
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Koret Auditorium, Main Public Library, San Francisco
What: Host: Hosted by San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. Meet Enrique Penalosa, former Mayor of Bogota, Columbia and internationally-renowned innovator in the fields of transportation, housing and land use for large cities as he discusses how San Francisco can learn from international best practices in urban public space development. San Francisco's successful Sunday Streets program is based on Penalosa's "Ciclovia" system in Bogota.

LaborFest, a month-long festival commemorating the 1934 SF General Strike.
When: July 7, 2009 - Tuesday
6:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, Audre Lorde Room, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Panel discussion on the rich legacy of federal jobs programs for artists and writers such as WPA and the CETA program.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - National Health Care Reform
When: July 7, 2009 - Tuesday
7 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro, San Francisco
What: Panel discussion on National Health Care Reform. Linda Leu, organizer for Health Access and the Health Care for America Now campaign and a volunteer with Organizing for America will speak along with activist Don Bechler who is the chair of Single Payer Now. Justin Davis, M.D. is a Potrero Hill primary and urgent care physician. DeWitt Lacy, PHDC Vice-President/Political Action Chair will moderate.

*Kevin Starr
When: July 7, 2009 - Tuesday
7 p.m.
Where: Books Inc., 601 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: Hear Kevin Starr discuss his book "Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance 1950-1963".

July 8, 2009 - Wednesday

From Stonewall to Gay Marriage
When: July 8, 2009 - Wednesday
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What: Commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Stonewall by attending discussion about the history and future of the struggle for LGBT liberation with Sherry Wolf and Tommi Avicolli Mecca. Host will be Rose Aguilar, host of KALW's Your Call.
$5 to $10. donation
Sponsored by Haymarket Books and City Lights


Mission Community Council (MiCoCo) has moved:
Mission Community Council, 1850 Mission Street, San Francisco 94110
new phone: 415-487-3240 x 269
An organization of Mission District community organizations, faith groups, neighborhood associations, and public departments that have united to promote the well-being of San Francisco Mission District.

Jerry Brown - Candidate for Governor:
Jerry Brown 2010,2633 Telegraph Avenue, # 406, Oakland, Ca. 94612

Gavin Newsom - Candidate for Governor: - 4104 24th Street, #766, San Francisco 94114

Eric Smith - candidate for Supervisor in District 10 - Information:

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