Greetings! Welcome back to SF's happenin's. Take the Hunger Challenge! (Sad news: SF Food Bank losing $161,000 in Federal Grants this year.) Wed 24:
  • Fit Fest 6-9pm Sports Basement 1590 Bryant/15th. Fun run, food, drinks, sale, raffle, benefit, and cool vendor samples. (Also, a volunteer management mtg concurrently)
Thurs 25:
  • Vegan Drinks 6-8pm Martuni's Market/Valencia. Popcorn and people
Fri 26: Sat 27:
  • Thanksgiving in August chef challenge! 10am-10pm St. Luke's 1755 Clay/Van Ness. Bring $ or food to donate
  • Green Tea Party 10.30am in Napa. Protest Tea Party candidates and wear green!
  • Rooftop party and benefit for Boys & Girls Club 12-5pm Lombardi Sports 1600 Polk/Jackson. Raffle, vittles, sale, music
  • J-Pop summit festival 11am-6pm Japantown. Sunday too!
  • Toad & Salmon's Chili Skate Fest 12-5pm Potrero del Sol park
  • Speakeasy 14th Anniversary 12-7pm. Live music, cheap beer, food carts
  • 41st Anniversary celebration of El Tecolote newspaper 7-10pm Back to the Picture 934 Valencia/20th. Reception and silent auction
Sun 28:
  • Canning and drying and preserving the harvest 11am-5pm Ec0-SF at Schoolhouse Farm 555 Portola. Bring toppings for solar powered pizza and potluck!
  • J-Pop summit festival 11am-6pm Japantown
  • Sway Machinery + Brass Menazeri 8pm Beatbox 314 11th/Howard $10/12 at door
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (I'm out of town Mid August.....deferring to SF.FUNCHEAP.COM til I get back....recommended for this week: Divis Art Walk, Bold Italic Dogpatch, Sunday Streets.....) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Fri 5:
  • Mirah and others croon 9pm El Rio 3153 Mission/Precita $5-10
Sat 6:
  • Summer Gardening Fair 10am-3pm SF Botanical Gardens 9th/Lincoln
  • Lower Haight block party 12-6pm. Hella fun stuff
  • RockProject perform 2pm Amoeba Haight/Stanyan. Kids rockin'
  • Wear what you want, and stand up to assholes who think what you wear makes it okay to harass you: SlutWalk 2-5pm Dolores Park
  • MAPP art crawl all around Mission. Start at Red Poppy House, then meander. I recommend Kinetic Arts 23rd/Florida
Sun 7:
  • Asian Art Museum be free!
  • Kally Price + Emperor Norton's Jazz Band 9pm Amnesia 853 Valencia/20th $5 for old timey dance fun
Mon 8:
  • Drink and eat fundraiser for COMPASS project 5-8pm Mint Leaf 1513 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley 10 min walk from BART. Awesome summer program that benefits from you sipping and nibbling Indian food