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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

District 8 Candidate Forum

Four candidates running for D8 supervisor — Bill Hemenger, Rafael Mandelman, Rebecca Prozan, and Scott Wiener — discuss the issues and concerns facing the district. Audience members will have an opportunity to ask the candidates questions. Hosted by Friends of Noe Valley and the League of Women Voters.

6:30 p.m., free

Randall Museum

199 Museum Way, SF

(415) 554-9600

Nine Years Later

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 29

Celebrate Fair Trade

Temple San Francisco is kicking off Fair Trade Month with a party to raise awareness and funds to support the Fair Trade movement. Taste appetizers made with Fair Trade certified ingredients, get a sneak peak at Fair Trade certified clothing, try cocktails made with FAIR vodka, a Fair Trade spirit made with quinoa, and mingle with other ethical consumers.

8 p.m., $15

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22

District 10 candidate forum

With all the candidates running for supervisor in District 10, it's difficult to decide whom to vote for in the upcoming election. Hear from candidates for D10 supe at this forum hosted by the League of Women Voters, Potrero Hill Association of Merchants and Businesses, Potrero Boosters, Dogpatch Neighborhood Association, and UCSF.

6 p.m., free

Genentech Auditorium

UCSF Mission Bay

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 15

Solidarity Against Racism

If you're angry at the revived campaign of racism being unleashed by the Tea Party and other right-wingers, fight back by attending this public forum. The discussion should be lively and serious and will focus on why racism still exists and what all we can do to combat it in the midst of a deepening economic crisis.

7 p.m., free

Red Stone Building

Luna Sea Room, second floor

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THURSDAY, SEPT 9

Feminists for Pubic Education

Attend this meeting to kick off a door-to-door campaign to help defend and extend free public education in San Francisco and the Bay Area. All are welcome to participate in the discussion and planning. Dinner with vegetarian option will be available at 6:15 p.m. for $7.50.

7 p.m., free

Radical Women

New Valencia Hall

625 Larkin, SF

(415) 864-1278

Free community health

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1

Outlaws live on

As a follow-up to Kate Bornstein's 1995 book, Gender Outlaw, Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman edited the new anthology, Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation. The book gives voice to this generation's trans and genderqueer forward thinkers as their narratives make their way from the margins to the mainstream. Readers include Serilyn Connelly, Sarah Dopp, Luis Gutierrez-Mock and Amir Rabiyah.

7 p.m., free

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 25

"This in Itself is A Victory"

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THURSDAY, AUG. 19

 

Celebrating Young Activists

Mingle with environmental activists and community group members of all ages at the networking event Celebrating Young Activists: Building a Green Movement and Changing the World. The event features talks by inspirational young leaders, winners of the Brower Youth Awards, environmental and social justice organization information tables, and live jazz.

6:30 p.m., $10–$20

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 11

Anarchists Salon

Join this monthly discussion, sponsored by Bay Area anarchists, aimed at encouraging constructive dialogue and debate about strategies for social transformation. People from diverse anarchist perspectives are welcome to help brainstorm projects and organizing efforts. Proceeds benefit the Oakland 100.

7 p.m., $3–$5 suggested

Station 40

3030B 16th St., SF Read more »

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THURSDAY, AUG. 5

Power on

Gather with the public power supporters and advocates who brought us the No on 16 campaign, which blocked PG&E's attempt to solidify its monopoly. Attend a workshop that will analyze the campaign and election victory, discuss current challenges to public power, and find common ground for the future push for true power to the people. The workshop is followed by a festive buffet, awards ceremony, music, and more.

1 p.m. workshop, 5:30 p.m. party; free Read more »