SUPERVISOR CAMPOS HONORS MISSION PIE DURING RESTAURANT APPRECIATION MONTH
Supervisor Campos joined organizations Young Worker's United (YWU) and the Chinese Progressive Association to honor Mission Pie during restaurant appreciation month. Supervisor Campos chose Mission Pie because of its production of delicious food, sustainable environmental practices, and exemplary treatment of its employees. YWU highlighted Mission Pie in its 2011 Dining With Justice Guide - a unique San Francisco restaurant guide that highlights food establishments that follow labor laws and treat their employees with dignity and respect.
Read more about Mission Pie's conscientious business model and values at their website.
Event: Not At the Dinner Table
Organizer: John O'Connell High School
Date: November 30, 2011
Location: Brava! For Women In The Arts
Description: Straight out of John O'Connell High, UCSF's New Generation Health Clinic, and Brava Theater comes a sketch comedy show about all the stuff you are not supposed to talk about at the dinner table. Featuring the writing and acting talents of youth from John O'Connell High. Featuring local bay area comedian Marga Gomez and Dave Thomason at the December 1 benefit!
Event: The 2011 Open Palm Awards in the Memory of Eric Quezada
Organizer: Dolores Street Community Services (DSCS)
Date: Wed, Nov 16, 2011
Location: The Blue Macaw,
2565 Mission StreetDescription: This year's Open Palm Award will be given in memory of Eric Quezada, Dolores Street's Executive Director from 2005-
2011 who died on August 24 after a courageous battle with cancer. The award will be accepted by his wife, Lorena Melgarejo.
Please join DSCS as it celebrates the extraordinary contributions Eric made to Dolores Street. Hear about the organization's accomplishments over the past year, and about its plans to continue its work on immigrant rights, land use and affordable housing, and addressing homelessness in San Francisco.
The celebration will include a full no-host bar, catering, music by Francisco Herrera and Los Nadies, a silent auction featuring Eric's collection of political t-shirts going back over 20 years, and more!
Event: From Wallflower Order to Dance Brigade: A 35-Year Retrospective Celebration
Date: November 18-20, 2011
Time: Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2 pm
Location: Novellus Theater at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
700 Howard (at 3rd Street)
Description: This evening of sumptuous dancing, explosive Taiko, and delicious fun celebrates the history of Krissy Keefer's Dance Brigade - from The Wallflower Order Dance Collective of the 1970's, to what is the Dance Brigade organization of today. Dance Brigade is known for the fierce inventiveness and deft comic touch in which it explores the intersection between art and social issues. With reprises of Great Liberation Upon Hearing and other iconic dances, we trace the journey of what was one the nation's first feminist dance companies.
For more information: Website
Event: Bernal Hill Improvement
Organizer: San Francisco Park & Rec
Date: Saturday, November 19, 2011
Location: Bernal Heights PArk
Come and help restore the grasslands of this Natural Area. Monthly projects may include pulling invasive weeds, planting native species, or helping to maintain the trail system through the park. Come and experience the spectacular views of the city on all sides. Please wear close-toed shoes and dress in layers. Water and snacks will be provided.
For more information: Website