Thursday, December 2, 2010

Celebration!!! - State Attorney General Kamala Harris

 On Wednesday night, November 30, 2010,  Kamala Harris and her friends and supporters  gathered at Delancey Street  to celebrate Kamala Harris' victory - our new California State Attorney!


December 3, 2010 - Friday

Richard Goldman - Memorial Service
When: December 3, 2010 - Friday
10:30 a.m.
Where: Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake Street, San Francisco
What: Memorial Service for Richard Goldman.

Kelly Cullen - Memorial
When: December 3, 2010 - Friday
3 p.m.
Where: St Boniface Church, 133 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
What:  San Francisco memorial for Brother Kelly.

Bayview Holiday Market and Tree-Lighting Ceremony
When: December 3, 2010 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third Street, San Francisco

  •  Annual lighting of the official neighborhood holiday tree, complete with ornaments decorated by local youth, carolers singing in the holiday season and the tree-lighting performed by District 10 Supervisor elect Malia Cohen.
  • Local vendors.
  • Food and hot beverages being offered by the Bayview Opera House and well as some of Bayview's restaurants and caterers.
  • Free dancing lessons and entertainment provided as part of the Bayview Koshland Fellows' monthly "Friday Night Jive" event running from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. inside the opera house.

Young Workers United's Annual Art Auction
When: December 3, 2010 - Friday
7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission Street, San Francisco
What: You are invited to a night of drinks, music and a silent art auction.  Raffle prizes, food, dancing and special guest speakers.
$10.-$25. suggested donation.
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December 4, 2010 - Saturday

SantaCon 2010
When: December 4, 2010- Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Winter Showcase 2010
When: December 4, 2010 - Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Visitacion Valley Community Center Gym, 66 Raymond Avenue, San Francisco
What: "Comeback Neighborhood of the Year" Visitacion Valley - Winter Showcase 2010

  • Music/Entertainment
  • Arts/Crafts - wreath making, t-shirt making, flower pot decorating, ROCK- carnival both, Boys & Girls Club - table
  • Photography - Joey Chandler photo session
  • Food/Treats for sale $1. - cookies, hot cocoa, cupcakes, popcorn, funk monkey snacks


F.A.C.E. - Holiday Party and Craft Art Event
When: December 4, 2010 - Saturday
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Crocker Amazon Playground Clubhouse, Moscow @ Italy Street, San Francisco
What: Friends and Advocates of Crocker-Amazon and the Excelsior, Neighborhood Parks Council (NPC)  celebrate the holidays.

  • Making holiday cards and collages from found objects and recycled cards. 
  • Light refreshments
  • Thanks park volunteers who have worked so hard during the past year.
  • Learn about Park Scan.


Lower Haight Art Walk: Holiday Edition
When: December 4, 2010 - Saturday
7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The 400-700 blocks of the Lower Haight

December 5, 2010 - Sunday

ACLU of Northern California - Bill of Rights Day Celebration 2010
When: December 5, 2010 - Sunday
Doors: 1:00 p.m.
Program: 2:00 p.m.
Reception: 3:30 p.m.
Where: ILWU Local 34 Union Hall (near  AT and T Park), 801 2nd Street, San Francisco
What: ACLU of Northern California invite you to Bill of Rights Day Celebration 2010.
Honoring Ramona Ripston for her groundbreaking work as the head of the ACLU of Southern California for over 30 years.  Dorothy Ehrlich, Deputy Director of ACLU Nationwide, will present the award.
Tickets: $10.-$25 sliding scale.

December 6, 2010 - Monday

Community Gathering before Prop 8 Trial Oral Arguments at 9th Circuit Court
When: December 6, 2010 - Monday
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: The James R. Browning Courthouse, 95 7th Street at Mission Street, San Francisco
What: Community gathering in Support of Judge Walker's Ruling.  Oral arguments to immediately follow from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Join Marriage Equality USA leaders,California Faith for Equality, Chief Deputy City Attorney Theresa Stewart.
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Correction - District 3 Democratic Club - Annual Holiday Party
Correction When:  December 9th Thursday

Westside Democratic Club 2010 Holiday Party
When: December 6, 2010 - Monday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Parkside Tavern, 1940 Taraval Street, San Francisco
What: You are invited to join the Westside Democratic Club for their annual holiday party.
Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments as well as plenty of fellowship with your friends and neighbors.   First drink complimentary of Westside Democratic Club. Dinner will be ordered on an individual member basis. You can also join the club or renew your current membership. $25.
RSVP: rsvp by December 4th at 6 p.m.

December 7, 2010 - Tuesday

David Chiu - Holiday Party
When: December 7, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Tony's Pizza Napoletana, 1570 Stockton Street, San Francisco
What: Holiday Party.  Celebrate the MOOD, Come to our "HOOD".  Munch, Meet and Mingle with David Chiu.  Non stop fun.  Famous pizzas, appetizers, salads, cocktails beer and more!  Get local.
Watch Chief Tony and his "assistant: David Chiu teach you the fine art of pizza making and tossing.  Secret recipe will be given to attendees.
Hosted by Sharon and David Seto and Tony Gemignani
$100. suggested donation

Lands End Visitor Center - Public meeting
When: December 7, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m.
Where: Cliff House, San Francisco
WhatNational Park Service and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy holds public meeting about the new Lands End visitor center.  Designs will be presented for the new 2,500 square foot center known as the Lands End Lookout.

Potrero Hill Democratic Club - Supervisor Elect Malia Cohen
When: December 7, 2010 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 DeHaro Street, San Francisco
What: Special guest: Supervisor Elect Malia Cohen.
Also:  processing the recent election, plans for the coming year.  Please bring a non-perishable item for the San Francisco Food Bank.

December 8, 2010 - Wednesday

San Francisco Tomorrow - Party!
When: December 8, 2010 - Wednesday
5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Forest Hill Clubhouse, 381 Magellan Avenue, San Francisco
What: Party with San Francisco Tomorrow. 
2010 Patrons: Mark Leno, Leland Yee, Tom Ammiano, Fiona Ma, Bruce Balshone, Jan Blum, Pamela Brennan, Jennifer Clary, Bernard Choden and Lois Scott, Robert Dockendorff, Rafael Mandelman, Mary Anne Miller, Louise and James Frankel, Esther Marks, Jane Morrison, Carl Natvig, Gimmy Park Li, Aaron Peskin, Laure P. Rest and Bill Kedem, Jacob Sigg, Stephen Williams
2010 Sponsors: Ray Berard, Lu Blazel, Bruce Brugmann, Sue Cauthen, Arthur Chang, Steven Chapman, Eddie Chin, Jennifer Clary, Ina Dearman, Denise D'Anne, Arthur Feinstein, Angela Figone, Civilian Congress, Jacques Fitch, Milton Funchess, Aaron Goodman, Ruth Gravanis, Richard and Shirley Hansen, Jo Ann Hendricks, Sue Hestor, Gerry Hurtado, Paul Kohler, Ryszard Koprowski, Robert and Beatrice Laws, Jim and Ella Mae Lew, Charlotte Maeck, Amy Meyer, Adam Scow, Pelican Media, Judy Irving, Alix Rosenthal, Barbara Scales, Edward Van Egri, Howard Wong
RSVP: 415-564-1482

December 9, 2010 - Thursday

Holiday Divisadero Art Walk
When: December 9, 2010 - Thursday
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Divisadero Street between McAllister and Haight, San Francisco

District 3 Democratic Club - Annual Holiday Party
When: December 9, 2010 -  Thursday
6:00 p.m.
Where: The Vin Club, 515 Broadway Street, San Francisco
What: Annual holiday party.  Light appetizers and a glass of wine will be provided.  Come mix with fellow Democrats and neighbors and toast to D3DC!

December 10, 2010 - Friday

City Inside Lunch - Supervisor-Election Scott Wiener
When: December 10, 2010 - Friday
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Blackbird, 2124 Market Street, San Francisco
What: Join California Music and Culture Association for a discussion with District 8 supervisor-elect Scott Wiener.   Exchange ideas  and priorities for the music, entertainment, and nightlife community.

December 11, 2010 - Saturday

 Arts in the Storefronts - Bayview District
When: December 11, 2010 - Saturday
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: 4900 Third Street, San Francisco
What: Community celebration featuring remarks by District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, an art walk, jazz by youth group Pop Lyfe and the unveiling of four storefront windows.
Source: sfexaminer

December 12, 2010 - Sunday

Mayor Gavin Newsom - City Hall Open House
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco
WhatMayor Gavin Newsom and First Lady Jennifer Siebel Newsom invite you to celebrate the holiday season at City Hall.  Holiday Food drive. Support the San Francisco Food Bank by bringing nonperishable food items to the open house.  Guests will be treated to holiday cookies, hot cocoa and entertainment by Magik*Magik Orchestra
Free and open to the public.

Democratic Women's Forum of San Francisco  - Traditional Holiday Party
When: December 12, 2010 - Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 2606 Pacific, San Francisco
What: Traditional Holiday Party.  Honoring Raymond Berard and James Roe. 
Benefactors: Angela Alioto, Mark Leno, John O'Riordan Daniel Sullivan, Leland Yee
Patrons: Raymond Berard, Jo Ann Hendricks, Margel Kaufman, Rafael Mandelman, Joan Simmons
SponsorsTheresa Cox, Democratic Women in Action, Renee Golanty-Koel, Sharon Johnson, Jeannie Maher, Jane Morrison, Patricia Montague, Mary O'Riordan, Millicent Rutherford, Cheryl Willis, Evelyn Wilson 
$20. member, $25. Guest
Information: 776-7949

December 14, 2010 - Tuesday

Holiday Party - Alliance for a Better District 6
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Swig Bar, 561 Geary Street, San Francisco
What: Holiday party hosted by Alliance for a Better District 6, Central City Democrats, andNorth of Market Business Association are sponsoring the holiday party. Food and door prizes.

City Democratic Club - Holiday Party
When: December 14, 2010 - Tuesday
7:00 p.m.
Where: Danny Coyle's Irish Bar, 668 Haight Street, San Francisco
What: Holiday Party.  Platter of food, some beverage to share plus no-host bar. Please bring a can or two of food to be donated to the San Francisco Food Bank.

December 16, 2010 - Thursday

Laborers' International Union, Local 261 Holiday Open House
Where: 3271 18th Street, San Francisco
What: 3rd Annual Holiday Open House.  Stop by for some Holiday Cheer.
Honoring LiUNA! Business Manager Ramon Hernandez for his outstanding efforts this campaign season working to elect labor friendly candidates and to Defeat Prop. B.

December 17, 2010 - Friday

Irish American Democratic Club - Holiday Party
When: December 17, 2010 - Friday
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 2250 24th Street, San Francisco
What: Irish American Democratic Club Annual Holiday Party. Part of proceeds will be contributed to St. Anthony Foundation.  Entrance to Party   $15.    $25. includes dues for 2011.
Information: Patty Moran 861-2378

December 20, 2010 - Monday

Middle Polk Neighborhood Association - Holiday Party
When: December 20, 2010 - Monday
6:30 p.m.
Where: Amelie Wine Bar, 1754 Polk Street, San Francisco
What:  Fourth annual Middle Polk Neighborhood Association Holiday Party and raffle.  Socialize with your friends and neighbors. Raffle tickets cost $5. each or 5 tickets for $20.


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