Monday, January 19, 2009

End Bush!

Picture at Bush Street and Presidio Avenue. Go there and have your picture taken!

January 19, 2009 - Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

*24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Community Breakfast
When: January 19, 2009 Monday
8: a.m.
Where: San Francisco Hilton Hotel, 333 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco
What: A Legacy of Hope, King had a Dream..Obama woke up the World

23rd Anniversary Annual Federal Holiday Celebration
When: January 19, 2009 - Monday
10:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove Street, S.F.
What: Celebrate the Realization of Hope.

*Coalition to Save Public Health
When: January 19, 2009 - Monday
5:30 p.m.
Where: SEIU 1021 Union Hall (enter 17th Street and Kansas), San Francisco
What: Join us in the fight to save our public health and vital human services.
We stand for:
  • Short term action to stop budget cuts to public health and vital human services.
  • Long term vision for community needs, jobs and the economic future of San Francisco.
  • Budget reform.
  • Revenue generating measures on a June Special Election
Information: Alysabeth Alexander

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association- President David Chiu
When: January 19, 2009 - Monday
7 to 8 p.m.
Where: It's A Grind, 1800 Polk @ Washington, San Francisco
What: Monthly meeting with guest Supervisor David Chiu from District 3. Mohammed Nuru, Deputy Director of DWP and police officials will also speak.

January 20, 2009 - Tuesday

Presidential Inauguration Simulcast
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
Entry starts at 6 a.m.
Where: SF Civic Center Plaza, across from City Hall, San Francisco
What: NextArts is funding a huge screen and broadcast of the inauguration ceremony. NextArts asks that you bring new socks or underwear as a charitable donation (items must be new (tag still attached)

Inauguration Breakfast - EmergeAmerica
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
7:30 a.m.
Where: The City Club, 155 Sansome Street, 11th FloorS.F.
What: Watch the inauguration. $50 up.
Source: Democracy Action

*Historic Inauguration of Barack Obama
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
8 a.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, San Francisco
What: Yerba Buena Gardens and Westfield will be broadcasting the Presidential inauguration live from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The broadcast will be projected on two JumboTrons.

Watch Presidential Inauguration
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
9 a.m.
Where: San Francisco Main Library, Latino Hispanic Room B, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
What: Watch swearing in and acceptance speech of president-election Barack Obama. Celebratory cake or refreshments. Co-sponsored by the African American Center. Free

*End Bush
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
9 a.m.
Where: Bush and Presido Avenue
What: On January 20th 2009 at noon Eastern time, 9 a.m. Pacific time, George W. Bush will no longer be President of the USA. Meet at Bush and Presidio by the "End Bush" street sign to celebrate.

*San Francisco Gray Panthers: Will health insurance companies continue bleeding us?
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
1 p.m.
Where: Unitarian-Universalist Center, 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) San Francisco
What: Don Bechler, of Single Payer Now, will report on the national and state campaigns for single payer healthcare.

"Inaugural Celebration for Change"
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
5 to 9 p.m.
Where: The Ambassador Bar & Lounge, 673 Geary Street, San Francisco
What: Coleman Advocates and the Coleman Action Fund for Children is co-sponsoring a San Francisco-style "Inaugural Celebration for Change" to celebrate the election of President Obama. Watch Inaugural events and election highlights. Enjoy great music and hor d'oeuvres. This is a 21 and over event. Admission is free - donations requested.

Entertainment Commission
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
5 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 408, San Francisco
What: General meeting. Agenda items off agenda:
  • State of the night time entertainment economy
  • Presentation on the Music and Culture Policy
Members of the Commission: Audrey Joseph, Jim Meko, Jordan Shlain, Terrance Alan, Joseph Pred and John Newlin.

Inauguration West 2009 - Renewing America's Promise
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30
Where: Green Room in War Memorial Opera House, 401 Van Ness Ave., Room 110, S.F.
What: Celebrate the inauguration with the San Francisco Democratic Party and Emerge at Inauguration West 2009. Join friends, neighbors and fellow campaign volunteers and activists for cocktails and hors oeuvres. $ 25. Host committee sponsors: Michael Bornstein, Mary Jung, Eric Mar, Melanie Nutter, Aaron Peskin, Laura Spanjian and Matt Tuchow. Hosted bar and appetizers.
RSVP by ordering tickets or send check made out to the San Francisco Democratic Party, 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite E436, S.F. 94102
Information: 415-626-1161

Ingleside Police Station Meeting
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
7 p.m.
Where: 1 Sergeant John Young Lane, Station's Community Room San Francisco
What: Monthly Community Relations Meeting. Guest speaker: Sergeant Mario Molina, renowned expert on gangs.

Taraval Police Station Meeting
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
7 p.m.
Where: 2345 24th Avenue, S. F.
What: Monthly meeting

The League of Young Voters - Unofficial Inaugural Ball
When: January 20, 2009 - Tuesday
8 p.m to 11 p.m.
Where: El Rio, 3158 Mission, San Francisco
What: You stoked that we're bout to have a new President? Want the big O to hear our hollering? Drinking! Free baked goods. $5. to $25. sliding scale.

January 21, 2009 - Wednesday

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce - Board President David Chiu
January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
11:30 to 12:30
Where: San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, 235 Montgomery Street, 12th Floor, S.F.
What: Lunch with Board President David Chiu. RSVP
Information: updated new website

Richmond District Police Community Relations Forum
When: January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
1 p.m.
Where: Zephry's Cafe, 3643 Balboa Street, S.F.
What: Captain Richard Corriea invites you to discuss public safety issues and learn about community safety programs. At this meeting the Community Police Academy will speak about their programs.
Information: Officer Jill Connolly 666-8000

Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee Meeting
When: January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
1 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Room 250, San Francisco
What: Item off agenda: Monthly overtime report.
Members: John Avalos, Sean Elsbernd, Ross Mirkarimi

Police Commission - Special Meeting
When: January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
6 p.m.
Where: Community meeting in the Northern District, at the Tenderloin Elementary School, 627 Turk Street, S.F.
What: Hear comments from the public and Northern Station Captain Croce Casciato concerning public protections issues in the Northern District.

*SoMaLeadership Council - Supervisor Chris Daly
When: January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
6 p.m.
Where: The Arc of San Francisco, 180 11th Street, San Francisco
What: "Daly Debrief. Hear Daly's observations on the year gone by and musings about the political future.

Neighbors of San Francisco General Hospital
When: January 21, 2009 - Wednesday
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, DeHaro and Southern Heights, San Francisco
What: Monthly meeting. Will be discussing priorities for 2009. Help plan the strategy for opposing the helipad.

January 22, 2009 - Thursday

Richmond District Democratic Club - Supervisor Eric Mar
When: January 22, 2009 - Thursday
7 p.m.
Where: Richmond Police Station Community Room, 6th Avenue between Geary and Anza, S.F.
What: Monthly meeting. Supervisor Eric Mar will speak "Making History! New Challengers and Opportunities for S.F. Government".

January 23, 2009 - Friday

F.Y.I. - Crab Marinated
When: January 23, 2009 - Friday
Cocktails 6 p.m.
Dinner 7:30 p.m.
Where: Italian American Social Club, 25 Russia Ave., San Francisco
What: F.Y.I Crab Marinated. $43. includes bottle house wine per four persons; salad, antipasto, pasta con pesto and pasta alla bolognese sauces, bread and butter , ice cream and coffee. Non-crab eaters, chicken or steak (prior by request). Make reservation. Pre-paid only by January 16, 2009.
RSVP - Charlie and Alene Meyers 415-665-5770
Information: Patty 861-2378

January 24, 2009 - Saturday

*Stop on War on Women
When: January 24, 2009 - Saturday
10:30 a.m.
Where: Music Concourse, at the end of the Embarcadero at Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join the Bay Area Coalition for Our Reproductive Rights (BACORR) to counter the right wing "Walk for Life". Free abortion on demand.

January 26, 2009 - Monday

Labor-Community Speakout on the Ca Budget Crisis
When: January26, 2009 - Monday
6 p.m.
Where: Plumber's Hall, 1621 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Educational program on the California budget crisis. An San Francisco Labor Council education meeting uniting workers, students and users of public services.
  • Welcome by Tim Paulson and Chris Jackson
  • Overview of the California Fiscal Crisis.
  • Impacts on Public Services and Workers.
  • K-12 Education
  • Community Colleges
  • CSU
  • City and County of S.F.
  • Non-Profits providing public services.
  • State of Ca.
  • Questions and Answers.
  • Where next?
  • Unified Labor-Community approaches to the crisis.
  • The Governor's new 2009-10 Budget proposal
  • Repealing the 2/3 legislative majority requirement
  • Progressive Revenues
  • Statewide conference and Sacramento day of Action
Information: Pablo Rodriguez

*Open Space Community Workshop - West of Twin Peaks
When: January 26, 2009 - Monday
7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Forest Hill Club House, 381 Magellan Avenue, San Francisco
What: Neighborhood Parks Council will be presenting information about the Open Space Community Workshop at the West of Twin Peaks Council meeting.

January 27, 2009 - Tuesday

Richmond Community Coalition Quarterly Breakfast - Eric Mar
When: January 27, 2009 - Tuesday
8:15 a.m to 10 a.m.
Where: Beth Sholom, 301 14th Avenue@ Clement Street, San Francisco
What: Guest Speaker: Supervisor Eric Mar. Hosted by Richmond Community Coalition. $20. suggested donation to the Richmond District Neighborhood Center.
RSVP and Information:

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce - Congestion Pricing
When: January 27, 2009 - Tuesday
Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: 235 Montgomery, 12th Floor, San Francisco
What: Have lunch with the Transportation Authority to get an update on the feasibility study of congestion pricing in San Francisco. RSVP

SPUR - A Constitution convention in California
When: January 27, 2009 - Tuesday
Where: SPUR, 312 Sutter, Fifth Floor, San Francisco
What: The Bay Area Council has called for the State of California to begin a process to consider changes to our system. Hear Bay Area Council President Jim Wunderman and Vice President for Communications John Grubb as they explain the idea of the Constitutional Convention and what they are doing to make it happen. $5. non-members

Rodel Rodis
When: January 27, 2009 - Tuesday
6 to 10 p.m.
Where: The Green Room, Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco
What: Lawrence Wong and Dr. Natalie Berg of the San Francisco Community College District cordially invite you to attend a buffet dinner and evening honoring Rodel Rodis for 18 years of public service as a College Trustee. $50. per person. Made checks payable to Dr. Natalie Berg, c/o Forest City Development Attn: Andrew Bryant, 835 Market Street, Suite 850, S.F. Ca. 94103. Unused proceeds from the event will go towards a CCSF scholarship fund in the name of Trustee Rodel Rodis.

January 29, 2009 - Thursday

Second Community Peace Meeting
When: January 29, 2009 - Thursday
6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Everett Middle School, 450 Church, San Francisco
What: Follow-up meeting to the meeting held on September 9, 2008 in response to increased violence in the Mission District.
Information: Mission Community Council

*India Basin Community Annual Meeting
When: January 29, 2009 - Thursday
6 to 8 p.m.
Where: Pump It Up of San Francisco, the Inflatable Party Zone, 201 Mendell @ Newhall (one block north of Evans, San Francisco
What: Annual general meeting. Get information on IBNA's vision, past accomplishments, future community projects, events and participation in redevelopment and City Government planning for the area.

January 30, 2009 - Friday

California State Judge Herbert Donaldson
When: January 30, 2009 - Friday
6 p.m.
Where: Herbst Theatre, War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco
What: Memorial service for Judge Herbert Donaldson.

January 31, 2009 - Saturday

*Writers Remembered 2009 - A Bay Area Literary Tribute
When: January 31, 2009 - Saturday
1 to 4 p.m.
Where: Koret Auditorium, Main Library, San Francisco
What: Join us as the local literary community gathers to honor the creative minds that passed away in 2008. Many Bay Area personalities will be honoring such writers as :
  • William F. Buckley
  • George Carlin
  • Hayden Carruth
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • James Crumley
  • Studs Terkel
  • Donald Westlake.
Hosted by writer Gerry Nicosia.

*Gung Hay Fat Choy! - Chinese Newcomers Service Center
When: January 31, 2009
4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 44 Woodland Avenue, San Francisco
What: Fundraiser for Chinese Newcomers Service Center. Good Luck Chinese Dinner celebrating the New Year - the Year of the Ox. Start the New Year right with the best Won Ton Soup, Chinese Chicken Salad, Lemon Shrimp, Cashew Chicken, Cha Sil, Toishan Brownies, Don Tot, and munch munch more ...too munch to list. Donor's Choice $15. up
Talented chefs: Leland Yee, Tom Ammiano, Carmen Chu, Ross Mirkarimi, Chris Daly, Eric Mar, Betty Yee, Irene Yee Riley, Renee Golanty-Koel, Stephanie Jee, Esther Marks, Jeannie Maher, Richard Ow, Ted Fang, Jessica Sykes, Lily Chan, Pam Brennan, Ann Kirk, Amy Cheng, Julia Ling, Jackie Kious, ElizaChan, Steve Lewey, Julie Soo, Agar Jaicks, Ed Sykes, Joan Simmons, Paul Page, Gimmy Park Li and Xing Chu Wang, Mark Leno, David Chiu, Sean Elsbernd, David Campos, John Avalos, Phil Ting, Jose Cisneros, Aaron Peskin, Peter and Mei Lam, Carlos Serrano-Quan, Ryszard Koprowski, Camilla Schneider, Eileen Kivlehan, Mabel Soo, Jerry Locsin, Francisco Hsieh, Arthur Chang, Steve Lewey, Josie Karydas, Dan Billings
RSVP: Jane Morrison 564-1482
Chinese Newcomers Service Center:
  • President: Karen Woo
  • Vice President: Irene Yee Riley
  • Secretary: Jerry Locsin
  • Treasurer: Thomas Yuen
  • Board: Candy Chan, Eric Cheung, Hubert Gee, Doris Grover, Hanna Leung, Bill Lock, Dennis Peng, Carlos Serrano-Quan, Virginia Sung, Maggie Wong, May Ann Wong
  • Executive Director: Anthony Ng

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