Sunday, September 27, 2015

San Francisco Political Events - September 28th through October 5th

September 28, 2015 - Monday

San Francisco Black Leadership Forum - Community Endorsement meeting
When:  September 28, 2015 - Monday
5:00 p.m.
Where:  Southeast Community Facility, Alex Pitchard Community Room, 1800 Oakdale Avenue
What: Participate in impacting the future of the community. Listen to and learn about candidates and propositions that will impact the Bayview Hunters Point - District 10 and the African American community
Source:  Facebook events

Vicki Hennessy - Pier 23 Fundraiser
When:  September 28, 2015 - Monday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Pier 23, On the Embarcadero, San Francisco
What:  Fundraising event for Vicki Hennessy for Sheriff.  
Co-Host:  Jerry Di Vecchio, Peggy Knickerbocker, Cathrine Sneed, Dione Bowers, Terry Gamble Boyer, Susie and Mark Buell, Kathleen Daly, Gail Defferrai and Belinda Gregory Head, Carolyn and Timothy Ferris, Robert Fisher, Irene and Lock Holmes, Stephanie Jacksosn, Beverly Mills, David Thompson, Patricia Unterman, Erin Welke

Western Addition Town Hall Meeting
When:  September 28, 2015 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Hamilton Rec Center, 1900 Geary, San Francisco
What:  Yes on I.  Every neighborhood is at risk of losing its special character.  San Francisco neighborhoods need a plan.  Western Addition neighbors will share their stories of displacement, what we can do about it and how Prop I can be a next step to addressing the crisis.

Aaron Peskin - Voter Registration and Meet'n' Greet at The Royal
When:  September 28, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: The Royale, 800 Post Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet Aaron, learn more about why this November's election is so important to the  neighborhoods and the City

SHARP Election Forum
When:  September 28, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SHARP Community Room, 1736 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Speakers:  George Gascon - District Attorney, candidates for Community College Board and proponents and opponents of Prop C, Prop D, Prop F, Prop I.  Co-sponsored by Golden Gate Heights Neighborhood  Association, SF Progress Democratic Club, Sunset Parkside Education and Action Committee and West of Twin Peaks Council.

September 29, 2015 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  September 29, 2015 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Julie Christensen, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Norman Yee

Latino Heritage Month Celebration - David Chiu
When:  September 29, 2015 - Tuesday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Office of Assemblymember David Chiu, 455 Golden Gate Avenue,  Suite #14300 (14th Floor).
What:  Join California Assemblymember David Chiu,  Mission Neighborhood Health Center, Latinos Unidos and Lataina/o Young Democrats of San Francisco  for  Latino Heritage Month Celebration.  Food and drinks and they celebrate the significant role our diverse Latino communities have played in shaping San Francisco
RSVP:  on Facebook events in order to ensure you can gain after-hours access to the Sate Building during the event.
Information:  415-557-3015 (District Office)

San Francisco Ethics Commission
When:  September 29, 2015 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 400,  San  Francisco
Commissioners;  Brett Andrews, Beverly Hayon, Benedict Hur, Peter  Keane,  Paul Renne

Vision Zero - SF A Vision for Lombard Street
When:  September 29, 2015 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  Episcopal Church of St May the Virgin, 2325 Union Street, San Francisco
What:  Stop by to see the proposed improvements for Lombard Street.  Safety treatments for people walking, driving, biking and taking transit.  Utility upgrades and road resurfacing.  Sidewalk Beautification.  Travel time savings for drivers and transit.
Also - Supervisor Mark Farrell, Vision Zero SF

Murals of the Tenderloin
When:  September 29, 2015 - Tuesday
6:15 p.m.
Where:  Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet three amazing local women artists for an exploration of some of the greatest murals of the Tenderloin neighborhood with a special focus on the unusually detailed and  story-packed mural "Windows into the Tenderloin" by Mona Caron -  will present a brief slideshow detailing the artistic and community process that generated the mural.
Walking Tour, short film screening, brief slideshow and Q&A.
Tenderloin artist Lucca Raventinkle, filmmaker Paige Bierman  - present her short film "A Bush with the Tenderloin"  
Admission $10.
Tickets:  $11.54 - 

September 30, 2015 - Wednesday

Budget and Finance Committee
When:  September 30, 2015 - Wednesday
10:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Mark Farrell, Katy Tang, Eric Mar

Aaron Peskin - Fundraising Party
When:  September 30, 2015 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  745 Chestnut, #301, San Francisco
What:  Fundraising party for Aaron Peskin - District 3 Supervisor
Hosted by Tom Ammiano, Esther Marks and Dick Grosboll
Patrons:  Art and Sherry Agnos, Ed Harrington, Dave Rorick, Steve Williams, Paul Melbostad, Georgia Schuttish, Dick Grosboll, Esther Marks, Philip Achilles, Larry Bush
Sponsors:  Henry Bannister, Jerry Levine, J. Scott Weaver, Diana Parker, Jan Blum, Jan and Howard Oringer, Katy Taneyhill and George Matiasz, Robert Holgate
Friends:  Ray Berard, James Buckley, Neil Gendel, Lucy Johns, David Levis, Karen McNulty and Daniel Ehrmann, Jane Morrison, Diane Ross, Audrey Tomaselli, Kenneth Scudder, Connie Rubiano and Peter Yedidia, Savannah Blackwell, Joseph Cohen, Gerry Hurtado, David Keenan, Robert Lehman, Linda Festa Plack, Richard Slota, Joann Hendricks, Sheila R. Tully and Rick Claymore, Thomas Brown, Clarice Corell, Brenda Doyle Jeffers, Gary Lea, David Looman, Eugenie Marek, Mitzi Raas, Don Willenburg, Robert Irminger, 
Delicious Hors D'oeuvres (prepared by Esther Marks), Hosted Wine and other Beverages
$35., $100. Friends, $250. Sponsor, $500 Patron
Check made payable to "Aaron Peskin 2015"
Information: 415-279-5411.

Yes on I - Discussion by Mayoral candidates Amy Farah Weiss, Stuart Schulman and Francisco Herrera (maybe)
When:  September 30, 2015 - Wednesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street
What:  Presentations and a panel discussion about support of Prop I and the future of inclusive culturally-enriching and sustainable development for San Francisco.
$5.  Free for campaign volunteers of Prop I and Prop F and SF residents who have a Yes on I or Yes on F sign on display in their window.

Men of Emerge California Fall Mixer and Reception
When:  September 30, 2015 - Wednesday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hawthorn, 48 Geary Street, San Francisco
What:  Join Event Co-Chairs Matt Haney, Ash Kaira, Phil Ting and Tony Thurmond for the 5th Annual Men of Emerge CA Fall Mixer and Reception.  Open to both men and women alike, 
Tickets:  $39. up

San Francisco Young Democrats Ball in Blue IX
When:  September 30, 2015 - Wednesday
7:00 p.m
Where:  Ruby Skye, 420 Mason Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for San Francisco Young Democrats.  Help celebrate the club's successes and share exciting plans for the future.  
Tickets: Non-Members $40., Members $20.

October 1, 2015 - Thursday

Government Audit and Oversight Committee
When:  October 1, 2015 - Thursday
10:30 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Norman Yee, Jule Christensen, London Breed

Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee
When:  October 1, 2015 - Thursday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Eric Mar, David Campos, Julie Christensen

SF Clean Energy Happy Hour
When:  October 1, 2015 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Virgil's Sea Room, 3152 Mission Street, San Francisco.
What:  Sierra Club's SF Bay Chapter is hosting a Clean Energy Happy Hour.
Come out and show support for CleanPower SF, San Francisco's community choice energy program.
Source:  Facebook events

PUBlic Transit CRAWL 4:  On the Great 38
When:  October 1, 2015 -  Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  See details     starting at 6:00 p.m. at Edinburgh Castle Pub, 950 Geary Street, San Francisco 
What:  SF Transit Riders has been and will continue to be a fierce advocate for improvements along Geary!  Fundraiser, raffle including great prizes.

Fight to Stay in San Francisco.  Call to Action and Community Meeting to Stop the Displacement and Gentrification of residents and community.
When:  October 1, 2015 - Thursday
6:30 p.m.
Where:  1800 Oakdale, Alex Pritcher Room, San Francisco
What:  Community Organizing Meeting and Action Plan.  Residents that are fighting to stay in their community and San Francisco.  Bayview Hunters Point, Visitation Valley, Potrero Hill, Little Hollywood, India Basin, Sunnyvale, Dog Patch Candlestick Park, Silver Terrace
Information: ACCE
League of Women Voters San Francisco - District 3 Debate
When:  October 1, 2015 - Thursday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Francisco Middle School, 2190 Powell Street, San Francisco
What:  District 3 Debate -   in partnership with Russian Hill Neighbors.
Free and open to the public.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.  The candidates will answer questions from the League of Women Voters of San Francisco and the public.

October 2, 2015 - Friday

What:   5th Annual Shared Schoolyard Project
When:  October 2, 2015 - Friday 
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Fort Mason, General's Residence, 1 Fort Mason, San Francisco
What:  Join Mark Farrell, Ed Lee, Richard Carranza and the San Francisco Parks Alliance as they celebrate the 5th Annual Shared Schoolyard Project.  Serving Cocktails and Appetizers
Tickets: $100. up
Information:  Nichelle Lyons

October 2, 3, 4 - Friday, Saturday Sunday

What:  Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
When:  October 2, 3, 4 - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

October 3, 2015 - Saturday

Take Back San Francisco - VisionSF Launch Party and Election Forum
When:  October 3, 2015 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Brava Theater, 2781 24th Street, San Francisco
What:  Come celebrate launch of VisionSF - a new citywide movement to reclaim San Francisco as a sustainable, diverse and creative city for all of us.
Learn about  the critical housing measures on the November ballot - Yes on A, I, F, J, K - and celebrate the rebirth of San Francisco values.
 Tom Ammiano, Sara Shortt David Campos,  Eric Mar and Cleve Jones.
Entertainment from Thomas Heyman, Colin O'Leary and friends from Pangea Futbol Club and Mike Evans.
Filmmakers Joe Talbot and Jimmie Fails preview "The Last Black Man in San Francisco"
Hosts:  Christina Olague and David Talbot
VisionSF Co-chairs:  Gordon Chin, Jon Golinger, Julie Levak-Madding, Christina Olague, Tim Redmond 

October 4, 2015 - Sunday

Sunday Brunch Fundraiser for Yes on Prop I:  Affordable Housing and Preserving Artists' studios
When:  October 4, 2015 - Sunday
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Arc Studios & Gallery, 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco
What:  Yes on Prop I Fundraiser.  Featured  artists:   Sidnea D'Amico, Barbara Kleinhans, Peter Tonnignsen and Lisa Levine, Paul Morin, Miwako Nishizawa, Sonya Philip, Eric Rewitzer and Rebecca Szeto.  Percentage of proceeds from art sales will go to Yes on Prop I campaign.
Source:  Facebook events

We Wanna TACO To You!  Make A Run for Don Pisto's To REGISTER The Right Way!
When:  October 4, 2015 - Sunday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Don Pisto's, 510 Union Street, San Francisco
What:  Don Pisto's is registering folks to vote with free tacos and beers.  They'll have information on the ballot measures and absentee vote reg forms.
Source:  Facebook events

October 5, 2015 - Monday

Inner Sunset Park Neighbors - Quarterly Town Hall
When:  October 5, 2015 - Monday
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Topic:  A forum on local businesses.  Moderated by Hoodline reporter Walter Thompson.  Panelists include representatives from the Inner Sunset Merchant Association, the Hayes Valley Merchants Association, and the Mayor's Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Public Safety Meeting
When:  October 5, 2015 - Monday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Korean American Center, 745 Buchanan, San Francisco
What:  Main theme  - bike thefts and bicycle safety.  Join Northern Station, SF SAFE and the SF Bicycle Coalition has they discuss the estimated number of bike thefts in San Francisco in general and Northern  Station
Supervisor Mark Farrell will discuss public safety concerns in his district.  Northern Station handles both District 5 and District 2.  

*Photo by Tom Temprano

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Next calendar will be  - Monday       September 28th
Deadline 5:00 p.m. - Sunday           September  27th

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