Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Holiday Parties! December 2012

December 4, 2012 - Tuesday

San Francisco Board of Supervisors
When: December 4, 2012 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: David Chiu, John Avalos, David Campos, Carmen Chu, Malia Cohen, Sean Elsbernd, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Christina Olague, Scott Wiener
Information: sfbos.org

Entertainment Commission
When: December 4, 2012 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners: John Newlin, Audrey Joseph, Glendon Hyde, Steven Lee, Al Perez, Bryant Tan, Naomi Akers
Information: sfgov2.org

World Tree of Hope Lighting Ceremony and Party
When: December 4, 2012 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall Rotunda, San Francisco
What:  Mayor Ed Lee, First Lady Anita Lee and Rainbow World Fund invite you to the 7th Annual World Tree of Hope Official Tree Lighting Celebration.  San Francisco Boys Chorus, Singer Veronica Klaus with Tammy Hall, Emcee Donna Sachet, The Consul General of Japan will present a peace crane  to the City.  San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.
Free wine, cocktails, hors oeuvre's, sweets
Information: rainbowfund.org/tree

4th Annual Holiday Party Celebration and Awards Ceremony 
When: December 4, 2012 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Swig Bar, 561 Geary Street, San Francisco
What:  Fourth Annual Holiday Party at the Swig Bar with the North of Market Business Association announces the  recipient  of the 2012 Businesses of the Year  Awards.  The honorees were selected on their exemplary leadership and dedication to improving the community, working with diverse people and organizations to strengthen our neighborhoods.
Honorees: Bay Drug Pharmacy, Dollars & Cents, Fox Market, Jebena Coffee & Tea, KK Copying & Printing, Little Saigon Hair and Nails Salon, Morty's Delicatessen, Swig Bar, Taqueria Can-Cun, Turtle Tower Restaurant
Holiday Party Sponsors and Donors: Alliance for a Better District 6, Central City Democrats, Daldas Grocery, North of Market Business Association, Sam's Cable Car Lounge, The Swig Bar, Tenant Associations Coalition of San Francisco, Tip Top Market
Organizing Committee members: Susan Bryan, Dean Clark, Otto Duffy, Dennis Isner, Marvis Phillips, Michael Nulty
Co-Hosts: Dean Clark, Michael Nulty

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Monthly meeting
When: December 4, 2012 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street, San Francisco
What:  Potrero Hill Democratic Club with co-sponsors Noe Valley Democratic Club and San Francisco For Democracy invite you to a gathering with Featured guests:
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano
Helen Grieco - Northern California organizer for California Common Cause.
California Democratic Party Regional Chair and Calitics Blogger Brian Leubitz
Staff Member for Assemblyman Phil Ting
Information: phdemclub.org

December 5, 2012 - Wednesday

Sunshine Ordinance Task Force
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Task  Force: Richard Knee, Kitt Grant, Suzanne Manneh, Allyson Washburn, David Pilpel, David Sims Ex-officio Ex-officio Todd David, Chris  Hyland, Louise Fischer, Bruce Oka, Angela Calvillo (per website sfbos.org)

San Francisco Police Commission, Commission of Status of Women
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Joint meeting.
Police Commissioners: Thomas Mazzucco, Joe Marshall, Petra DeJesus, L. Julius M. Turman, Angela Chan, Carol Kingsley, Suzy Loftus
Commission of Status of Women: Julie Soo, Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Alicia Gamez, Kay Gulbengay, Rebecca Prowda, Andrea Shorter
Information: sanfranciscopolice.org

Matt Haney - We did it! Election Celebration and Debt Retirement Party
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Sip Bar and Lounge, 787 Broadway, San Francisco
What: Help celebrate Matt Haney's election to the San Francisco School Board/Debt Retirement Party.
DJ Mackswell - dancing.
Suggested Donation: $50.
Information, RSVP:  haneyforschoolboard.com/celebrate

Chinese Newcomers Service Center  - Holiday Toy Drive
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to Midnight
Where: Carbon Lounge and Bar, 383 Bay Street, San Francisco
What: Chinese Newcomers Service Center and Carbon invite you to a Holiday Toy Drive benefiting children in San Francisco's Chinatown.  Please bring a toy or a suggested donation of $15. to buy a toy.  

Jewish Home Expansion Community Meeting
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Rosenberg Family Center, 302 Silver Avenue, San Francisco 
What: Jewish Home will hold its Second  Community Meeting to discuss its plans to expand its existing site to build three new buildings and diversity its facilities and services including a more active street front, and streetscape improvements and beautification.  
Information: Marilyn Israel misrael@jewishseniorlivinggroup.org

City College of San Francisco - Board of Trustees Committee  Meeting
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Multi-Use Building, Room 140, Ocean Campus 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco
What: Meeting of Facilities, Infrastructure and  Technology Committee of the  Board of Trustees.
 Trustees:  John Rizzo, Anita Crier, Chris Jackson
Information: 239-3000

FDR Democratic Club - monthly meeting and Post Campaign Celebration
When: December 5, 2012 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m
Where: Richmond Police Station, 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco
              Stein's, 731 Clement, San Francisco (around 7:45 p.m.)
What: FDR Democratic Club meeting with Post Campaign Celebration At Stein's.
Information: fdrdems@gmail.com

December 6, 2012 - Thursday

Public Safety Committee
When: December 6, 2012- Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: John Avalos, Christina Olague, Eric Mar
Information: sfbos.org

San Francisco Planning Commission
When: December 6, 2012 - Thursday
Where: City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners: Rodney Fong, Cindy Wu, Michael J. Antonini, Gwyneth Borden, Rich Hillis, Kathrin Moore, Hisashi Sugaya
Information: sfplanning.org

San Francisco Recreation and Park Holiday Tree Lighting
When: December 6, 2012 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Mclaren Lodge, 501 Stanyan Street, San Francisco
What: San Francisco Recreation and Park's 83rd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting.  Carnival rides, activities for kids, live entertainment, visit from Santa.
Information: sfrecpark.org

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association Meeting
When: December 6, 2012 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Salle Pianos and Events, 1632 C Market Street, San Francisco
What: HVNA meeting.  Learn new schedule for the African-American Shakespeare Company, hear about the planned January opening for the SF Jazz Center.  Food and music!
Information: hvna.org

December 7, 2012 - Friday

Jane Kim - District 6 Holiday Party and Art Opening with Design for Obama
When: December 7, 2012 - Friday
4:30 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 282, San Francisco
What: Celebrate with Supervisor Jane Kim.    Featured will be diverse cornucopia of designs from the fellows of  Design for Obama
Light refreshments and drinks will be  provided. 
Lend a Hand - will be collecting toy and clothing donations for the children and youth of La Voz Latina.
Information: Jane.Kim@sfgov.org

Assemblyman Phil Ting - Celebration
When: December 7, 2012 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Hiram W. Johnson State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco (Suite   Number   not given)
What: Celebrate in the Victory of Assemblyman Phil Ting.
RSVP: TingCalendar@gmail.com  phil@philting.com

Yuppie Friday Toy Drive
When: December 7, 2012 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mr. Smith's, 34 7th Street, San Francisco
What: Yuppie Friday is hosting a  Happy Hour Toy Drive to support the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program. Please bring a unwrapped Toy to donate and  they will  give you free raffle tickets.
Prizes from The Asian Art Museum, Louis Latour, Hilside Bags.  Elf Party, Laundry Locker. Guardsmen Tree Lot Party, membership to Studiomix.
 Information: toydriveyf.eventbrite.com

Coalition on Homelessness 25 Year Reunion Bash
When: December 7, 2012 - Friday
5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Polish Club, 3040 22nd Street, San Francisco
What: Coalition on Homelessness 25 Year Reunion Bash.  Food, music, dancing and fun.
Sliding Scale $15. to $75. No one turned away.

December 8, 2012 - Saturday

District 11 Council - Monthly Meeting
When: December 8, 2012 - Saturday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Where: Ingleside Police Station Community Room (Sgt. John V Young Lane/San Jose Avenue) San Francisco
What:  Monthly meeting.  Guest Speakers: Molly Burke, BART Government and Community Relations.  Coffee and pastries will be served.  Everyone is Welcome.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club/Potrero Hill Boosters Holiday Party
When: December 8, 2012 -  Saturday
3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Axis Cafe, 1201 8th Street, San Francisco
What: Join Potrero Hill Democratic Club/Potrero Hill Boosters Holiday Party.  Come eat, drink and celebrate the season with your neighbors.  Very soon thereafter the Axis Cafe will be demolished in the face of encroaching development.
Information: phdemclub.org potrerohillboosters.org

U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee - Saturday Afternoon Reception
When: December 8, 2012 -  Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 46 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What: Saturday Afternoon Reception with Congresswoman Barbara Lee.  Wine and Hors oeuvres.
Co-Hosts: Senator Mark  Leno , Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, Jane Morrison, Ina Dearman, Hazel Davis, Richard and Shirley Hanson, Gimmy Park Li.
Donor's Choice: $35., $45., $55. 
Information: woodlandsf@sbcglobal.net

December 9, 2012 - Sunday

ACLU - Bill of Rights Day Celebration 2012
When: December 9, 2012 -- Sunday
Doors open at 1:00 p.m.
Program begins at 2:00 p.m.
Where: ILWU Local 34  Union Hall, 801 Second Street, San Francisco
Reception: Paragon Restaurant, 701 Second Street, San Francisco
What:  ACLU Bill of Rights Day Celebration honoring Jeanne Woodford and Barbara Brenner.  Featuring Master of Ceremonies Aundre "The Wonderwoman" Herron.  Come celebrate our collective civil liberties accomplishments of 2012, including the tremendous work to replace the death penalty with life without parole.
Cost: $10. - $5. sliding scale admission.
Information:   aclu.org/secure/bill-of-rights-day-celebration-2012

Democratic Women's Forum - Traditional Holiday Party
When: December 9, 2012 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 2606 Pacific, San Francisco
What: Democratic Women's Forum of San Francisco Traditional Holiday Party Teddy Bear and Food Drive. Honoring La Casa de Las Madres - La Casa de las Madres a shelter for battered women and families.  
The Forum request donations on behalf of the SF Food Bank plus a barrel for your Teddy Bears to be donated to La Casa de las Madres.
Benefactors:  Angela Alioto, Jo Ann Hendricks, Mark Leno, Joan Simmons
Patrons: Bette Landis, Rafael Mandelman, Barbara Muselli, Gail Dekreon, The Forum
Sponsors: Raymond Berard, Linda Blacketeer, Katie Hickox, Sharon Johnson, Lorrie Kalos, Jane Morrison, Mary O'Riordan, Marcia Schnapp, Evelyn Wilson, Cheryl Willis, Jill Wynn
Information: 415-673-5023

December 10, 2012 - Monday

Wallenberg Hanukkah Party
When: December 10, 2012 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 360 Ritch Street @ Townsend (it's an alley off of Townsend and Brannan Streets, between 3rd and 4th Street, San Francisco.
What:  Raoul Wallenberg Democratic Club will be celebrating the festival of lights with Hanukkah inspired tapas, no host bar and a raffle with great prizes.
Will be honoring Milton Marks III, through the creation of an award for public service that bears his name.  This award will be given to a member of the San Francisco community that exemplifies what it means to be a public servant.  Evening's speaker will be Dr. Andy David, the new Consul General of Israel for the Pacific Northwest.  The party is free of charge with a suggested donation of $10.  Let's celebrate.
RSVP: wallenbergdemsclub@gmail.com

Informational Presentation for 1601 Larkin New Design
When: December 10, 2012 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: 1699 Van Ness Avenue, 3rd floor lobby (TRI Offices) corner of Sacramento/Van Ness, San Francisco
What: Presentation for 1601 Larkin New design.  Information meeting.  Ian Birchall, Architect and John McInerney, Project Sponsor.  Give your input.
Source: email from Middle Polk Neighborhood Association

December 11, 2012 - Tuesday

African American Art & Culture Complex and Mo Magic - Toy Wrapping Party
When: December 11, 2012 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton, San Francisco
What:  Join African American Art & Culture Complex and Mo Magic for a toy wrapping party for the San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798.  They will have pizza, music, drinks.  Feel free to stop by whenever you want. 

North Beach Broadway Holiday Party
When: December 11, 2012 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Monroes, 473 Broadway, San Francisco
What: North Beach Broadway Holiday Party.  Drink speacials and light appetizers.  Raffle benefitting North Beach Citizens.
Performances by Anna Conda, Mutha Chucka, Monistad.  Music by DJ Carnitas
Sponsored by  Voices of Broadway, Supervisor David Chiu, Gail Gilman, Commissioner Glendon Hyde
Hosts: Business Association of North Beach, North Beach Neighbors, District 3 Democratic Club, San Francisco Entertainment Commission, Monroe's.

December 12, 2012 - Wednesday

San Francisco Women's Holiday Party 2012
When: December 12, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: One Ferry Plaza Restaurant and Lounge, 1 Ferry Plaza, San Francisco
What: The San  Francisco  Women's Political Committee (SFWPC) with co-Hosts Emerge California, NARAL Pro-Choice California and IGNITE welcome you to celebrate the holiday season.  They ask that you join in supporting the San Francisco Fire Fighter Toy program by   bringing  a gift or monetary donation to the party.
 Information : Jaynry Mak jaynry@sfwpc.org 

December 13, 2012 - Thursday

Supervisor Malia Cohen's Birthday Celebration
When: December 13, 2012 - Thursday
6:0 0p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Rock Resort, 817 Terry Francois Blvd., San Francisco
What: Birthday  celebration and fundraiser for Supervisor Malia Cohen.
Contribution: $100. $50 Young Professional/Senior/Disabled., $500., $1,000. $2,000.
RSVP: info@electmalia.org electmalia.org

LiUNA! 261 5th Annual Holiday Open House
When: December 13, 2012 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: 5th Annual Holiday Open house hosted by the LiUNA! City Committee.
Honoree: Joan Vellutii
Please bring a toy or donation for the Toy Drive
Information: facebook.comliuna261

December 14, 2012 - Friday

Tenants Together - Holiday Party
When: December 14, 2012 - Friday
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: 995 Market Street, Suite 1202, San Francisco
What: Tenants, advocates and activists are invited to Tenants Together's Holiday Party.  Join in celebrating another great year protecting tenants rights in the State of California.  Light food and beverage will be provided.  Family-friendly.
Information: tenantstogether.org

Irish American Democratic Club - Holiday Party
When: December 14, 2012 - Friday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: O'Reilly's Irish Bar, 622 Green Street, San Francisco
What:  Irish American Democratic Club Holiday Party.  Canapes will be served. No charge If you are a member you receive 2 drink tickets. 
RSVP before December 9th.  Space is limited oriordan@hotmail.com
Information: facebook.com/IrishDemocrats

December 15, 2012 - Saturday

Santacon - santacon.info

Gray Panthers Holiday Party 
When: December 15, 2012 -  Saturday
Where:  Gray Panthers  Office, 1182 Market Street, Room 203, San Francisco (next door to Orpheum Theater)
Information: graypanterssf.lgc.org

Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Holiday Potluck
When: December 15, 2012 -  Saturday
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:   Invited to celebrate at the 2012 Alice Holiday Potluck.  Eat, drink and bring a side dish.  (bring a side dish not required).
RSVP info@alicebtoklas.org
Information: alicebtoklas.org

OMI Holiday Party 
When: December 15, 2012 -   Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Minnie  & Lovie Ward Recreation Center, Capitol and Montana Streets, San Francisco
What: OMI-NIA Ocean View-Merced Heights-Ingleside Neighbors In Action Santa Toy Give away.
Share holiday cheer and join Santa Claus with songs and  skits, ice cream sundaes, holiday cookies and drinks and toys for children infants up to age 11. 

December 16, 2012 -  Sunday

Harvey Milk LGBT Annual Holiday Party
When: December 16, 2012 - Sunday
3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Harvey Milk LGBT Annual Holiday Party - El Rio (Harvey Milk Club Award Recipient) has generously agreed to donate all of their bar proceeds to the Milk Club from the hours 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  There will be performances, refreshments, Djs, and Go-Go Dancers. 
Information: milkclub.org

December 17, 2012 - Monday

Sixth Annual Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Holiday Party and Raffle
When: December 17, 2012 - Monday
6:30 p.m. (typo on website says 6:60 p.m.?)
Where: Amelie Wine Bar, 1754 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Sixth Annual Holiday Party and Raffle.  A fun filled evening.  Great Polk District Merchants gifts given as auction items.  This is the only fundraiser event of the yer.  Tickets are $5. each and $5 tickets for $20.  
Information: Frank - frank@middlepolk.org

December 18, 2012 - Tuesday

N-Judah Turnaround Beautification Project Community Workshop
When: December 18, 2012 - Tuesday
10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Francis Scott Key Elementary School Auditorium, 1530 43rd Avenue, San Francisco
What: N-Judah Turnaround Beautification Project Community Workshop
Source: Supervisor Carmen Chu's newsletter

December 19, 2012 - Wednesday

Taraval Beautification Project Meeting
When: December 19, 2012 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Brother's Pizza, 3627 Taraval Street, San Francisco
What: Taraval Beautification Project Meeting.  Learn about plans to beautify Taraval at 46th Avenue through Great Highway and provide input on ideas.  Free Pizza!
Source: Supervisor Carmen Chu's newsletter

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