Monday, June 20, 2016

San Francisco Political Events - June 20th to June 27th 2016

June 20, 2016 - Monday

Land Use and Transportation Committee
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
1:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Malia Cohen,Scott Wiener, Aaron Peskin

Ice Cream with Board of Education Chair Fiona Ma in support of Marjan Philhour
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where:  Toy Boat Dessert Cafe, 401 Clement Street, San Francisco
What: Ice Cream Social with BOE Chair Fiona Ma and Marjan Philhour - candidate for supervisor in District One. 
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Youth Commission
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
5:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 416, San Francisco
Commissioners:  Luis Avalon-Nunez, Jillian Wu, Lily Marshall-Fricker, Erica Kong, Stephanie Li, Cris Plunkett, Anna He, Jessica Calderon, Noah David, Giovanna Soto, William Juarez, Cecilia Nicole Galeano, Madelein Matz, Anna Bernick, Jarrett Mao, Grace Rating, Haitim Mansort

Say No to the Mission Street changes!
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  SFMTA is coming to the Mission to hear concerns about the changes to Mission Street. Cultural Action Network and Our Mission NO Eviction encourage you to attend. 
Source:  Facebook events

Aaron Peskin and Hillary Ronen - Meet and Greet Fundraiser
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Don Pisto's, Basement Fiesta Room,   510 Union Street, San Francisco
What:  Meet and Greet Fundraiser for Hillary Ronen, candidate for supervisor in District 9. Hear why supporting Hillary is critical to ensuring a progressive majority on the Board.

Social Middle-Lower Polk Neighbors
When:  June 20, 2016 - Monday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Hi-Lo Club, 1423 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:   Joint social  with Middle Polk Neighborhood Association and Lower Polk Neighbors. Meet your neighbors and patronize the local merchants.
Source:  Facebook events
Information:   Moe Jamila -

June 21, 2016 - Tuesday

Board of Supervisors
When:  June 21, 2016 - Tuesday
2:00 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
Supervisors:  London Breed, John Avalos, David Campos, Malia Cohen, Mark Farrell, Jane Kim, Eric Mar, Aaron Peskin, Katy Tang, Scott Wiener, Normany Yee

San Francisco Gray Panther - Muni Doesn't Stop Here
When:  June 21 2016 - Tuesday
1:00 p.m.
Where:  Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin Street, San Francisco
What:  A talk with Gerald Cauthen of Save Muni on Muni's plans for gentrification and displacement.

Jonathan Lyens - Wine Tasting in the Dark
When:  June 21, 2016 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Lighthouse for the Blind, 1155 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join Jonathan Lyens, candidate for supervisor in District One with co-hosts Supervisor Aaron Peskin, California State Board of Equalization Chair Fiona Ma and Presidio Trust Board Member Janet Reilly.
Award winning blind sommelier Henry "Hoby" Wedler will guide people through an authentic evening of wine tasting.
Wine Testing in the Dark is a unique opportunity to discover what a "blind tasting" is truly like - and how Jonathan Lyens and others experience the world.  Sightless tasting reveals how much we truly know about wine and reveals a host of nuanced characteristics you may never have noticed before.
$25. for students, seniors, young professionals and activists
$100. includes one tasting ticket
$150 includes one tasting ticket and VIP reception
$250. - Two tasting tickets  and VIP reception
$500. includes Three tasting tickets and early VIP reception
Source:  Facebook events

Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club - Addressing Violence Against LGBT's Community:  From Orlando to San Francisco
When:  June 21, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  The Women's Building, 3543 18th Street, San Francisco
What:  Panel Discussion with LGBT activists and organizations as we seek to draw connection to issues of direct interpersonal violence and system issues such as homelessness, deportation, police brutality and displacement.
Information:  Facebook events  milk club.og

Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods - General Assembly
When:  June 21, 2016 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where:  Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
What:  Monthly meeting.  From the agenda:
Installation of CSFN Officers by President of the Board London Breed.
Executive Committee:
George Wooding - President
Marlene Morgan - lst VP
Eileen Boken - 2nd VP
Charles Head - Recording Secretary
Glenn Rogers - Corresponding Secretary
Greg Scott - Treasurer
Penny Clark - Member at Large
Mary Harris - Member at Large
Claire Zvanski - Member at Large
Program:  New train station and/or Freeway Takedown -- RAB and DTX
John Rahaim, Director, SF Planning Department
Gerald Cauthen, SAVE MUNI

June 22, 2016 - Wednesday

Harvey Milk LGBT - Milk Club Pride Month Happy Hour with 48 Hills
When:  June 22, 2016 - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
What:  Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and 48 Hills are joining progressive forces once again for a beer bust and barbecue. provided by Sneaky's BBQ and the beer by Pilsner Inn.
Where:  The Pilsner, 225 Church Street, San Francisco

Amy Bacharach - Re-election campaign for the San Francisco Community College Board
When:  June 22, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  03 Bistro & Lounge, 524 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco
What:  Kick-Off re-election campaign for Amy Bacharach for City College
Co-hosts:  Phil Ting, David Chiu, Carmen Chu, Scott Wiener, Rafael Mandelman, Thea Selby, Alex Randolph, Brigitte Davila, Steve Ngo, Rachel Powell Norton

Police Commission
When:  June 22, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco

Friends of San Francisco Housing Action Coalition
When:  June 22, 2016 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where:  The Hall, 1028 Market Street, San Francisco
What:  Happy Hours to Housing:  Using Urban Space Smartly.
1028 Market Street is the future site of 186 homes.  While the project is going through the entitlement process, the developer decided to turn the site into a successful popup food and drink vendor hall, perfect for this Happy Hour.
There will be an open bar (beer and wine only) for all Friends that attend, while supplies last.  Event is free to attend and discounted "Friends" memberships will be available to purchase.
Source:  Facebook events

 June 23, 2016 - Thursday

Rules Committee
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
11:00 a.m.
Where:  City Hall, Room 263, San Francisco
Supervisors:  Katy Tang, Eric Mar, Malia Cohen

San Francisco Board of Supervisors District 1 Candidate Meet & Greet
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:  Kawika's Ocean Beach Deli, 734 La Playa Street, San Francisco
What:  Kawika's Ocean Beach Deli is inviting residents of District 1 for a Meet and Greet with Candidates for Supervisor in District One:
Sherman R. D'Silva
Sandra Lee Fewer
Richie Greenberg
Jason Jungries
Samuel Kwong
Brian J. Larkin
David Lee
Jonathan Lyens
Marjan Philhour
Andy Thornily  
Source:  Facebook events

2016 San Francisco Livability Awards
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Livable City is hosting 2016 Livability Awards, recognizing the work of State Senator Mark Leno, Dr. Barry Zevin, medical director of the Homeless Outreach Team, the Shape Up San Francisco Coalition, and community activist Oscar Grande. Food, drink and good times.
Tickets:  $55.

Hillary Ronen for D9 Supervisor
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  Holy Cow Nightclub,1535 Folsom Street, San Francisco
What:  Fundraiser for Hillary Ronen, candidate for supervisor in District Nine.
Hosted by Annie Sin, Brenda Barros, Karen Joubert, Steven Lee, GMAC, Shonta Jones and Tami Bryant.
Featuring a fashion show for professional women by designers Laura Archid, Maung Maung Than, Michelle  Roshaye and Shonta Jones.
Source:  Facebook events

City College Trustees - Board Meeting 
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
6:00 p.m. (reconvene to Open Session)
Where:  Ocean Campus, 50 Phelan Avenue,  MUB Room 140, San Francisco
Trustees:  Rafael Mandelman, Thea Selby, Amy Bacharach, Brigitte Davila, Steve Ngo, Alex Randolph, John Rizzo,  Bouchra Simmons - Student Trustee

Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association - Summer Solstice Party
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where:  Hayes Valley Art Works incubator site, corner of Fell Street and Laguna Street, San Francisco
What:  It's the longest day of the year, and CELEBRATE THE LIGHT by enjoying our community, meeting new neighbors.
Wonderful doughnuts and wine.
Doughnuts provided by Johnny Doughnuts (coming to 388 Fulton Street very soon)
Wine provided by Fig and Thistle - located on Ivy Street near Gough, San Francisco

Portola Neighborhood Association - Community Meeting
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Palega Rec Center, 500 Felton Center, San Francisco
What:  From Agenda:
Thornton Pocket Park, Avenue Theater, New Murals and much more.
They will also be joined by some of  the City partners to chat about some of their programs in the neighborhood:  Parks & Rec - McLaren Park Improvements, BART - Better BART, SFCTA - Alemany Study

South Beach District 6 Democratic Club 2016 Summer Social
When:  June 23, 2016 - Thursday
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where:  SB40 (aka Carmen's), Pier 40, San Francisco (at Townsend and the Embarcadero).
What:  Come and meet the members of South Beach District 6 Democratic Club, elected officials, candidates and proposition proponents/opponents participating in the November 2016 election. Will be celebrating several significant community accomplishments.
Tasty appetizers and SB40 will provide a No Host wine and beer bar. There is no cover.
Everyone is welcome.

June 24, 2016 - Friday:  

Trans March
When:  June 24, 2016 - Friday
1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where:  Starts at Dolores Park, San Francisco
What:  SF's premiere trans pride event.

Bay Area Launch - John  Chiang for Governor
When:  June 24, 2016 - Friday
5:00 p.m. VIP Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Where:  03 Bistro & Lounge, 524 Van Ness, San Francisco
What:  John Chiang for Governor.
Join CAPA21 and the Bay Area Asian American community in this historic kick-off  election John Chiang as Governor of California.
Host Committee:  Fiona Ma, Evan Low,  Kansen Chu, Benny Lee, Maeley Tom, Dale Minami, Glen S. Fukushima, Phong La, Asian Americans for Good Government, Bill Wong and Sylvia Tang, Asian American Small Business PAC, Donald K. Tamaki, Minette A. Kwok, Jack W. Lee, B. Mark Fong, Buck Gee, Johnnie Giles, Joan Haratani, Hoyt Zia, Hanson Li, CC Yin, Annie Lam, Jeanette Dong, Jadine Nielsen, Keith Kamisugi
Source:  Facebook events

San Francisco Vision - How We Won and How We'll Win in 2016.  Victory party and discussion
When:  June 24, 2016 - Friday
6:00 p.m.
Where:  Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc., 362 Capp Street, San Francisco
What:  The June 7th Election brought a wave of change. Come celebrate and join the discussion about how we'll keep the momentum going all the way to November - when control of the Board of Supervisors and other critical decisions hang in the balance.
Hear from:
Supervisor David Campos
Political consultant Jim Stearns,
48 Hills Tim Redmond
Democratic County Central Committee members Cindy Wu and Dr. Pratima Gupta
Food, drinks, music.
Source:  Facebook events

Annual Trans March After Party fundraiser
When:  June 24, 2016 - Friday 8:00 p.m.
Where:  El Rio, 3158 Mission Street, San Francisco
What:  Annual Trans March After Party Fundraiser for TGI Justice Project.
Fundraiser:  $10.-$15.
Source:    Facebook events

June 25, 2016 - Saturday

36th San Francisco Pride Celebration - Saturday
When: June 25, 2016 - Saturday
            June 26, 2016 - Sunday
Noon to 6:00 p.m.
Where:  Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco
What:  SF Pride Celebration
No fee but asking for donations
Source:  Facebook page

24th Annual San Francisco Dyke March
When:  June 25, 2016 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where:   Dolores Park, 18th Street and Dolores, San Francisco
Source:  Facebook events

Marjan Philhour - Open House and Campaign Office Warming
When:  June 25, 2016 - Saturday
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  5909 Geary Blvd., San Francisco (at 23rd Avenue)
What:  Celebrate the new home of Marjan Philhour's District 1 Supervisor Campaign.
Special lion dancing performance and other fun activities.

A Musical about the San Francisco Housing Crisis
When:  June 25, 2016 - Saturday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where:  Safe house Arts, 1 Grove/Market San Francisco
What:  A reading with live music, of an original musical by San Francisco residents Alison C. Wright and Tommi Avicolli Mecca that looks at the San Francisco Housing crisis from the perspective of a  group of tenants whose new "flip-happy" speculator-landlord is desperate to get them out and reap his outrageous profits.
Musicians include Chandra Redack and Ken Schoon.
Presented by ArtsQ and the National Queer Arts Festival 
Free, but donations are appreciated.
Source:  Facebook events

Transgender Endowment VIP Celebration
When:  June 25, 2016 - Saturday
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: A Celebration recognizing Ann Thomas, Bamby Saucedo and Barba "Babs" Casbar Siperstein.   Recipients of the LGBT Rights Lifetime Achievement Award from Transgender Endowment.
$80.on line until 10:00 p.m. on June 24th, $100. at the door on June 25th

June 26, 2016 - Sunday

Alice Pride Breakfast 2016
When:  June 26, 2016 - Sunday
8:00 a.m.
Where:  Hyatt Embarcadero, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco
What: Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club Annual Pride Breakfast.
Featured Speaker Kamala Harris
$100. non-member; $75. Member ticket

46th Annual SF LGBT Pride Parade
When:  June 26, 2016 - Sunday
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Where:   Starts at Market Street and Beale Street and ends at Market and 8th Street.
What:  "For Racial and Economic Justice".
Celebrity Grand Marshals:  The Cast of Transcendent
Community Grand Marshals:  Larry Yang, Mia Satya, Fresh!
  White, Janetta Johnson
Achievement Grand Marshall:  Mike Shriver
Organization Grand Marshall:  Black Lives Matter
Heritage of Pride Honorees:
10 years of Service Award:  Joanie Juster
Community Award:  St. James Infirmary
Freedom Award:  Sally Miller Gearhart
Creativity Award: Mercedes Munro
Audrey Joseph Entertainment Award:  Deana Dawn

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