And not a drop to drink...

At least of water, soon. Calculate your water footprint, then wash away your sorrows about the future of the planet with all the free libations this week. But walk, don't fly, to those open bars. (Planes are seen as huge climate change/carbon culprits, but don't forget the big emitters: CARS and AGRICULTURE.) And start saving up your pennies for food. That's all from this week's soapbox. Look for updates throughout the week, and enjoy the city.

Wednesday, March 26:
  • Project Open Hand midday shift
  • SFBC Volunteer Night 5pm til all the envelopes and people are stuffed
  • Music options: Free jazz at Amnesia or The Submarines at Cafe du Nord $12. I'll be in my hibernaculum watching Top Chef
Thursday, March 27:
  • Food Not Bombs 5pm cook, 6.30pm serve at 16th St BART. Best part is, you don't have to ride BART
  • Another SFBC volunteer night with good people, projects, and food
  • Race to Execution doc about capital punishment 6pm free. Another uplifting event. You're welcome
  • Richard Price, who wrote the new hit book Lush Life and wrote for The Wire, speaks at the Commonwealth Club as part of my new thing INFORUM. Sorry, not free, but kind of my job now, so....5.30pm for sips and nibbles!
Friday, March 28:
  • Closing reception party at Secession Art & Design 5-9.30pm. These shindigs go off with DJ, drink, food, fashion
  • A talky-talk about Global Justice at City Lights 8pm with snacky-snacks

Saturday, March 29th:

  • Save Rent Control needs help delivering info about the project 11 AM at Centro del Pueblo, 474 Valencia/16th. Bagels and coffee provided to fuel your work against Proposition 99
  • Mission Neighborhood Open House Brunch of Fashion 1-5pm. This is so VIP that you must email me and then I must email someone to get the details. Fancy
  • CarrotMob is a concept becoming reality 1pm at K&D Market 16th/Guerrero. Get your groceries, check out the idea, and join in the afterparty in Dolores Park
  • The Really Really Free Market returns to Dolores part 1-5pm. Take some stuff then take some stuff
  • Marabelle Phoenix plays at The Knockout 5pm free. There are saws and spoons involved, so be careful
  • When the lights...go down...in the city....No, really, it's some energy saving "Earth Hour" and Gavin's shutting down some big monuments to save some juice 8-9pm. Hope your mom sent you an LED hand-crank flashlight/compass/radio/cell charger like mine did
Sunday, March 30:
  • POH
  • AIDS/LifeCycle training event 11-4pm in County Fair Bldg GG Park. I'm doing SFBC outreach. Come by and say hi as you give me baked goods you bought for me at Arizmendi
  • Alemany Farm workday 12-5pm. Cheaper and more rewarding than shopping at Trader Joe's
  • Mission IndieMart 12-5pm 12 Galaxies Mission/22nd. Cute people and designs
  • Daniel Ellsberg, best known for releasing the top secret Pentagon Papers in 1971 to try to end the Vietnam war, speaks on the theme "Must America Remain an Outlaw State?" at the First Unitarian Universalist Church 1187 Franklin St/Geary Besides Iraq 12.45 (optional $4 lunch follows)
  • Big party at the JCCSF for Young Adult conference 4-9.30pm. RSVP, drink for free, and hit on some gentiles or believers
  • Station 40 is throwing a bash: food, drink, Jeremy is playing, plus a pal from STL 7-11pm donations accepted
  • Some crazy Russian band Auktyon is playing Rickshaw. Check it
Monday, March 31:
  • Ora Cogan plays at Hemlock 6pm $5. Decent chill music
  • Cinewhore presents Breathless 7.30pm ATA (Valencia/21st) $5-20 donation includes discussion, snacks, wine, film, and sometimes prizes!
  • NAFTA schmafta. Come hear from this continent's top thinkers about this bogus deal 7.30-9pm
Tuesday, April 1:
  • You are taking me to lunch
  • First Tuesdays. Go enjoy the free museums
  • Should Aid to Israel be Tied to the Peace Process? inquires SF Debate at the Commonwealth Club 7pm free-$5

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