Monday, October 20, 2014

San Francisco Political Events through November 5th - changes/additions

Photo by Nicholas Sternberg

Important - Items Change - please check before attending event.

 Change:  Westside for Wendy Fundraiser  - Date change October 27th - Monday 


Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association meeting - October 23, 2014- Thursday

Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk - October 25, 2014 - Saturday

October 20, 2014 - Monday

Last day to register to vote

Land Use and Economic Development Committee
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Scott Wiener, Jane Kim, Malia Cohen

Youth Commission
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Rosa Chen, Emily Guo, Luis Avalos Nunez, Precious Listana, Joyce Wu, Noah David, Alex Berliner, Joshua Cardenas, Michel Li, Anna Bernick, Sophie Edelhart, David Zheng

Flipping off Speculation:  A comedy benefit for Yes on Prop G
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. Doors open  to 9:30 p.m. 
Where:  Public Works, 161 Erie Street, San Francisco
What:  "Flipping off Speculation".  A Comedy benefit for Yes on G.  Starring:   Nato Green, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Matt Lieb, Natasha Muse
Emcee:  Karina Dobbins
Presale tickets $20., $25. at the door

The State of Affordable Housing for LGBT San Franciscans
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  The State of Affordable Housing for LGBT San Francisco
A moderated conversation abut the housing affordability crisis and its effect on the LGBTQ Community in San Francisco.  Will talk about the state of affordable housing, below market rate (BMR) rental and homeownership policy in San Francisco.
Hosted at SF LGBT Center in partnership with the annual LGBTQ Economic Justice Week and the San Francisco Human Rights Commission
Moderator:  Bevan Dufty, Director of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement
Bill Hirsh, Executive Director , AIDS Legal Referral Panel
Clair Farley, Associate Director of Economic Development, SF LGBT Center
Oona Hanawait and Alison Panko, SF couple fighting eviction
Jeff Buckley, Senior Advisor, Office of Mayor Ed Lee 
Lee and Kate Hartly, MOHCD Deputy Director
Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Director of Counseling Programs, Housing Rights Commission

"Delano Manongs" film screening
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University, 1630 Holloway Avenue, Leonard Library Room 460, San Francisco
What:  "Delano Manongs:  Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement" tell the story of the Filipino farmworkers who spurred the Great Grape Strike of 1965 and joined forces with other workers to create the United Farm Workers.
Reception and panel discussion after the film with the director, Marissa Aroy, Professor Daniel Gonzales and grape boycott activists Juanita Tamayo Lott and Elaine Elinson.
Sponsored by History Department, California Faculty Association-SFSU, Pin@y Education Partnerships, Labor Archives and Research Center and Asian American Studies Department
Free and open to the public.
Source:  Facebook events

D5 Pissed Off Pub Crawl
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Madrone Art Bar, 500 Divisadero Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco League of Pissed-Off Voters Pub Crawl - Meet at 6:00 p.m.  Hitting a few bars on Divisadero, head to Upper Haight and Lower Haight (or vice versa) and then end up pretty much back in the same spot.  
Source:  Facebook event

Arts Town Hall SF 2014
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where:  Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Fourth Annual Arts Town Hall San Francisco when the arts and cultural community will come together at an election forum.  Arts community will engage with candidates for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to discuss the positive impact of the arts on our City.
Performance and remarks by Marcus Shelby, local teacher, composer, arranger and bassist.  Laura Sydell - NPR Arts Desk Correspondent will be the moderator.  
Source:  Facebook event

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Pre-Election Meeting -  Melissa Griffin Caen
When:  October 20, 2014 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  St Paulus Lutheran Church, 1541 Polk Street, San Francisco
What: Upcoming election is again filled with many complicated propositions covering many City and State issues.  Join   Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Pre-Election meeting with Political Analyst Melissa Griffin Caen.

October 21, 2014 - Tuesday

LGBTQ Community Town Hall
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  San Francisco LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  The SF LGBT Center is convening a Community Town Hall on Economic Justice issues facing the LGBTQ community.  The event is part of the annual LGBTQ Economic Justice Week & LGBT Career Fair (Oct. 19-25th) and will voice the community's most pressing needs and strategize on how the community can move forward.

San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco 
Board of Directors:  Tom Nolan, Cheryl Brinkman, Gwyneth Borden, Malcolm Heinicke, Jerry Lee, Joel Ramos, Cristina Rubke

Board of Supervisors
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Chiu, John Avalos, London Breed, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

San Francisco Gray Panthers - "The Empress Hotel"
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  Main Library Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco Gray Panthers Meeting.  Special moving showing "The Empress Hotel".  Film show is party of the SRO Project to improve conditions in SF's SROs. Free. 

Entertainment Commission
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Bryant Tan, Glendon Hyde, Audrey Joseph, Al Perez, Steven Lee, Liam Frost

Meet and Greet/Final Campaign Push - Jamie  Rafaela  Wolfe for School Board
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Teachers, Community Leaders and Campaign Volunteers for a meet and greet/fundraiser in support of Jamie Rafaela Wolfe - candidate for San Francisco Board of Education
Suggested Donation: $5 to $100.
Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club -  Potluck Meeting -  make phones calls to HM members 
When:  October 21, 2014 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Change:  (Change of Venue) Where:   Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco 
What:  Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club potluck meeting along with making calls to HM members about the November election.  
Please email if you're interested in helping out with the food.

October 22, 2014 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
11:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Eric Mar, John Avalos

Bay Guardian Community Rally and Celebration:  A Wednesday Without the Guardian - Let's Raise Hell and Print More News!
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Powell and Market Street, San Francisco
What:  A community outpouring of support to celebrate the Bay Guardian as a vital city institution and progressive voice now silenced, just weeks before the election .  Help distribute the Bay Guardian's last election  endorsements so this voice is still heard on November 4th.
Hear city and community leaders speak on the Guardian's importance to San Francisco.  
Source:  Facebook events

Commission of the Status of Women 
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Nancy Kirshner-Rodriguez, Andrea Shorter, Amy Ackerman, Alicia Gamez, Mary Jung, Julie D. Soo
Information:  cosw@sfgov.or

 SF Board of Education Forum 
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  African American Art & Culture Complex, 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco
What:  Come hear from all the candidates running for school board in the November 2014 elect.  Forum will be moderated by  Chronicle's  Education Reporter,  Jill Tucker and is being co-hosted by Second District PTA, Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco, San Francisco Education Fund, Support for Families of Children with Disabilities and the San Francisco Parent Political Action Committee
Information :
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Democratic Party - October meeting
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
DCCC:  Mary Jung, Kat Anderson, John Avalos, David Campos, David Chiu, Malia Cohen, Petra DeJesus, Matt Dorsey, Bevan Dufty, Zoe Dunning, Kelly Dwyer, Bill Fazio, Tom Hsieh, Hene Kelly, Meagan Levitan, Rafael Mandelman, Eric Mar, Trevor McNeil, Carole Migden, Leah Pimentel, Rebecca Prozan, Alix Rosenthal, Arlo Hale Smith, Scott Wiener.
Ex-Officio Members Dianne Feinstein, Nancy Pelosi, Jackie Speier, Kamala Harris, Mark Leno, Tom   Ammiano,  Phil Ting

Book Release Party - "Dispatches Against Displacement"
When:  October 22, 2014 - Wednesday
8:00 p.m.  Reading
9:00 p.m.  Show
Where:  Sub-Mission Gallery, 2183 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Book Release "Dispatches Against Displacement Field Notes From San Francisco's Housing Wars" by James Tracy.  Reading by James Tracy.  Performances by:  Dark Materials, Bankrupt District and Sun Jin Lui (Ex-Diskarte Namin)
$10. benefits  PODER  and San Francisco Community Land Trust
Source: email from San Francisco Community Land Trust

October 23, 2014 - Thursda

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, Katy Tang, David Chiu

Planning Commission
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
Where:  City Hall, Room 400, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Cindy Wu, Rodney Fong, Michael Antonini, Rich Hillis, Christine Johnson, Kathrin Moore, Dennis Richards

Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  David Campos, Eric Mar, Norman Yee

City and County of San Francisco Meeting Agenda - City and School District Select Committee
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
3:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors: Jane Kim, John Avalos, Mark Farrell
Commissioners:  Hydra Mendoza-McDonnell, Sandra Lee Fewer, Jill Wynns

Reception for Assemblymember Phil Ting
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  IBEW Local 6 Union Hall, 55 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Reception for Assemblymember Phil Ting
Sponsors:  Kat Anderson, Joshua Arce, Darlene Chiu Bryant, Tilly Chang, Raj Chatterjee, Matt Cheney, Tim Colen, Mariann Costello, Jerry Dodson, John Doherty, Melinda Yee Franklin, Tessie Guillermo, Ramon Hernandez, Tom Hsieh, Mary Jung, Keith Kamisugi, Ron Kaufman, Janet and John Kunze, Ray Lee, Daisy Li, Bruce Mebine, Dave Moeller, Zoon Nguyen, Lyssa Paul, Tim Paulson, Richard Pio Roda, Eric Potashner, Dean Preston, Irene Yee Riley, Padraic Ryan, Rick Swig, Ron Wong, AFT 3267, California Bicycle Coalition, IBEW Local 6, Laborers Local 261, Operating Engineers Local 3, San Francisco Labor Council, UFCW Western States Council

Viva MEDA! 41st Anniversary Event
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Yosh's, 1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Mission Economic Development Agency 41st Anniversary Celebration.
Exquisite cuisine, fabulous drinks and world-class salsa music.  89% of MEDA's clients are low to moderate income, we offer all of our services at no cost.  
Angela Glover Blackwell, PolicyLink
Pamela David, The Walter & Evelyn Haas Fund
Mario Paz, Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Kevin Stein, California Reinvestment Coalition
Information: Andrew Bowles abowles@medasf.og

Mission Housing Development Corporation 2014 Gala and Silent Auction
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to  9:00 p.m. 
Where:   261 Laborers Union Hall, 3271 18th Street, San Francisco 
What:  Mission Housing Development Corporation 2014 Gala and Silent Auction.    Fun-filled evening of entertainment, catered food and beverage and the honoring of MHDC and its community partners.  The event is a great way to show your support of MHDC and the 3,000 tenants currently housed within their portfolio
Tickets: $150.

Yerba Buena Alliance 23rd Anniversary Gala
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:   City View at Metreon, 135 4th Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Yerba Buena Alliance 23rd Anniversary Gala.  Stretching from 2nd to 5th Street and Market to Harrison Street, the Yerba Buena Neighborhood is one of San Francisco's most dynamic areas. 
Unsung Hero Award:  Belva Davis
Organization Champion Award San Francisco Marriott Marquis
$50. Up

Community Advisory Committee for Special Education - San Francisco Unified School District - Forum for Candidates for SFUSD School Board
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. - Coffee Chat - SFUSD Special Education Supervisors will host an Open Forum Group Coffee Chat
6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. - San Francisco Board of Education Candidates will introduce themselves and answer pre-submitted questions
7:15 to 8:00 p.m. - CAD Business Meeting
Where:  Support for Families of Children with Disabilities, 1663 Mission Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco
What:  Forum for Candidates for the SFUSD School Board

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors - Inner Sunset Town Hall
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. 
Where:  County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
What:  Inner Sunset Town Hall.  Note:  Members and non-members alike are welcome to attend this event.  
 1.  Supervisor London Breed
 2.  Raj Vaswani, new Park Station Captain
 3.  ISPN board elections

League of Women Voters of San Francisco -  2014 Candidates Meet & Greet
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Nissan Infiniti San Francisco, 1395 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  League of Women Voters of San Francisco 2014 Candidates Meet & Greet.
All local candidates for Board of Supervisors and State Assembly, current elected officials and past elected officials have been invited.  
Silent  Auction, complimentary food.  Cash bar available.  
Tickets:   $25. General Admission and one drink Ticket

Portola Neighborhood Association - Community Meeting
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Palega Park Recreation Center, Room #2, 500 Felton Street, San Francisco
WhatPortola Neighborhood Association Community Meeting.
PNA Committees and Projects Updates
Meet the Merchant - Ferment.Drink.Repeat
Portola Urban Greening Committee
University Mound Ladies Home - Agesong CEO - Nader Shabahangl
Transportation Safety Dialogue Ed Reiskin (Director SFMTA), District 9 Supervisor, SFCTA, DPW, WalkSF, Bike Coalition
Information:  Jack Tse

*Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association
When:  October 23, 2014 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse, Corner of Hayes and Buchanan Street, San Francisco
What:  Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association.
 From the agenda:
State Assembly District 17 Candidates - Supervisor David Chiu and Supervisor David Campos will speak to the group individually.  This is not a debate.
Haight and Hayes Project - Alex Murillo, Deptment of Public Works will discuss major infrastructure project to Hayes Street -
Clayton to Market and Haight Street to Ashbury to Laguna.  

October 24, 2014 - Friday

Local Agency Formation Commission City and County of San Francisco
When:  October 24, 2014 - Friday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Members:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Eric Mar, Cynthia Crews, Edwin Lindo

San Francisco Recreation and Parks - Scaregrove
When:  October 24, 2014 - Friday
3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Sigmund Stern Grove, 2750 19th Avenue, San Francisco  
What Scaregrove.  Halloween fun at Sigmund Stern Grove.  Come dressed in your favorite costume and enjoy carnival rides, a haunted house, live entertainment, music, food for sale, hay rides.  $8 per person.  Children under 2 years old are free.  Tickets are available at McLaren Lodge, 50l Stanyan Street  through 10/24.  or by phone at 415-831-6800 through 10/20

October 25, 2014 - Saturday

*Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk in D2 and D11
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  Japantown Peach Plaza, Post Street @ Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Turnout for Ted!  Tenants Union Precinct Walk in D2 and D11 with San Francisco Tenants Union slate card.  
Source:  Facebook event

Meet and Greet District 2 Supervisor Candidate Juan-Antonio Carballo
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Allyne Park, corner of Gough and Green, San Francisco
What:  Informal and personal  Meet and Greet Forum with District 2 Supervisor Candidate  Juan-Antonio Carballo and his family.

Clarion Alley Mural Project's 22nd Anniversary Project Block Party
When:  October 25, 2014 - Saturday
Noon to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  Between 17th and 18th Street, Mission and Valencia, Mission District, San Francisco
What:  Block party featuring live and DJ music, street performance, film and video projections and surprises to benefit the neighborhood-based, volunteer-run Clarion Alley Mural Project.
Source:  Facebook event

October 26, 2014 - Sunday  

26th Annual Fiesta on the Hill 2014
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  Cortland Avenue, San Francisco
What:  26th Annual Fiesta on the Hill 2014  fundraiser Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center.  
Live bands, dancing in the street, street artists, petting zoos, food and more.  
Admission is free, donations accepted.

Juan-Antonio Carballo - Family Bike Ride
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday
10:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Corner of Filbert and Fillmore, San Francisco
What:  Juan-Antonio Carballo - candidate for Supervisor in District 2 - Family Bike Ride with stops to discuss points of interest and concerns.  Everyone welcome.  Bikes will be decorated for the campaign.

Soap Box Derby!
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday 
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  20th Avenue, between Wawona and Vicente, San Francisco
What:  Third Annual 20th Avenue Soap Box Derby to benefit the Friends of Larsen Playground.  Free event for all ages and will feature food, a classic car viewing area  

San Francisco State College of Ethnic Studies 45th Anniversary Celebration
When:  October 26, 2014 - Sunday 
Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Seven Hills Conference Center, San Francisco State University1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Join community leaders, alumni, students, faculty and national scholars in commemorating the 45th anniversary of SF State's College of Ethnic Studies, the nation's first and only college of ethnic studies.  Notable speakers, live music by the Sound and Social Justice Collective directed by John-Carlos Perea, exquisite food and refreshments and a silent auction featuring culinary and travel packages.   Proceeds will benefit student scholarships and the College's Community-University Empowerment Fund.
Sponsors:  Mrs. Juanita Tamayo Lott, Delicato Family Vineyards, IBEW Local 6
General Admission $47. per person
Tickets/Information :

North Panhandle Neighborhood Association - Pizza and Politics
When:  October 26, 2014 -  Sunday 
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, 2097 Turk Street, San Francisco 
What:  The Neighborhood Associations of San Francisco District 5 would like to help decipher the November 4 ballot.  We kindly request that candidates and campaigners not participate so as to avoid undue influence.  
October 27, 2014 - Monday

SPUR - Open Space Design at Ocean Beach
When:  October 27, 2014 - Monday 
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  What is the Ocean Beach Master Plan being implemented and what will be the impact?  Learn how a decommissioning of two lanes of the Great Highway will provide opportunities to improve public access with a coastal trail and other amenities designed to adapt to an eroding coastline:
Frank Filice - San Francisco Department of Public Works
Patricia Fonseca/AECOM
Benjamin Grant/SPUR
$10. non-members

*  Wendy Aragon - Westside for Wendy Fundraiser
 * When:   October 27, 2014 - Monday (dated changed from October 27th)
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Where: Steins, 731 Clement Street, San Francisco
   What:  Fundraiser for Wendy Aragon - candidate for  Community College Board. Join New Avenues Democratic Club and Richmond District Democratic Club and they kick off the final week of the campaign at one of their favorite political waterholes, Steins on Clement Street.
We ask for a minimum donation of $50. but no one will be turned away for lock of funds.
Food will be provided, no host bar.

October 29, 2014 - Wednesday

Port of San Francisco - Cruise Terminal Plaza Public Grand Opening
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
11:00 a.m. to Noon
Where:  Pier 27 - Cruise Terminal Plaza -  2.5 acre public park
What:  The Cruise Terminal Plaza has become a reality through many partnership efforts and the generosity of San Francisco voters who approved public funding to building this latest Port of San Francisco public waterfront park.
Source:  Barbary Coast News

Standing Up for San Francisco! - Yes on G
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  home of Dick Grossboll, 745 Chestnut Street #301, San Francisco
What:  Standing Up for San Francisco.  Yes on Proposition G - End Real Estate Speculation. 
Sponsors:  Former Mayor Art Agnos, Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, Eileen Hansen, Dick Grosboll, Former President Board of Supervisors Aaron Peskin, Esther Marks, Brad Paul
Hosted beverages, hors d'oeuvres and a grand time among friends.
Donation: $35. and up
Information: Esther Marks 415-665-5417
Source:  A mailing!

SPUR - An Evening in the Cool Gray City of Love
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Gary Kamiya, author of "Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco" will join SPUR for an eventing tall tales, noir tales and true tales.
Admission: $10. for non-members

Glide's Sanctuary - Talk with  CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. Doors open
6:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m. GLIDE Ensemble + Change Band performance
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GLIDE Talk + Q & A
7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception
Where:  GLIDE's Sanctuary, 330 Ellis Street, San Francisco
What:  Glide's Sanctuary - Thought Leaders' Series  Talk with CNN's Van Jones and Nationbuilder CEO Jim Gilliam.
Performance by GLIDE Ensemble
Free and open to the public
Registration is required Eventbrite

Unmasked - GLBT Historical Society's Annual Gala
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Unmasked, the GLBT Historical Society's annual gala.  Hosted bar, appetizers, entertainment and silent auction of queer story items and luxury merchandise.
Sponsors:  Badlands and Toad Hall, CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer, Chandler Fine Art & Framing, Sterling Art Services, Underglass Framing, Whole Foods, Barefoot Wine, Bi-Rite Market
Purchase Tickets:  $75. General Ticket

Shaping SF Public Talks: San Francisco Housing Wars 2014
When:  October 29, 2014 - Wednesday
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Where: 518 Valencia, The Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia Street, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco's Housing Wars 2014 hosted by Shaping San Francisco:
Key activists from the 1990s to the present will share tactics and strategies as the war enters its latest stages.
James Tracy - new book "Dispatches Against Displacement"
Erin McElroy - anti-Eviction Mapping Project
Maria Zamudio of Causa  Justa
These talks are meant as an antidote to historical amnesia, to change the climate of critical discussion in San Francisco, and as a place to meet and talk unmediated by corporations, official spokespeople, religion, political parties or dogma
Free.  Donations appreciated.

October 30, 2014 - Thursday

SPUR - Powell Street BART - From Drab to Fab
When:  October 30, 2014 - Thursday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  BART will discuss Powell's Station Modernization Program, its staff will present plans for the future of the Powell Street hub.
Tim Chan/BART
Rob Chiang/Robin Chiang and Company
$10. non-members

October 31, 2014 - Friday


November 3, 2014 - Monday

GOTV Pub Crawl with Milk Club and  San Francisco League of Pissed Off Voters
When:  November 3, 2014 - Monday
 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern, 401 Castro, San Francisco
What:  Get out the vote with Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and SF League of Pissed-Off Voters and they hit the Castro.  Meet at Twin Peaks Tavern at 6:00 p.m.,  enjoy a drink  and sort out lit.  
Source:  Facebook event

November 4, 2014 - Tuesday

Election - Vote!

November 5, 2014 - Wednesday

SPUR - Post Election Recap
When: November 5, 2014 - Wednesday
12:30 p.m.
Where:  SPUR, 654 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SPUR - Post Election Recap with Alex Clemens-Barbary Coast Consulting and David Letterman-Fall Line Analytics.  

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