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
UCSF Mission Bay
1675 Owens, SF
Inside Pakistan and Palestine
Listen to viewpoints from humanitarian workers who have spent time in Pakistan or Palestine at this benefit featuring authors Sadia Ashraf and Ethan Casey, Comprehensive Disaster Response Services (CDRS) Executive Director Todd Shea, and grassroots human rights organizer Kathy Sheetz. Proceeds benefit SHINE/CDRS, who provide medical supplies, food, water, and volunteers in Pakistan's flood-affected areas.
7:15 p.m., $5$10 sliding scale
Starr King Room
First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center
1187 Franklin, SF
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25
California Coastal Cleanup Day
Lend a hand to help clean up our beaches and shorelines and raise awareness about the importance of coastal environmental stewardship at one of the 800 clean-up site locations. Make Cleanup Day greener by taking public transportation and bringing a bucket or reusable bag, lightweight gardening gloves, and a reusable water bottle.
9 a.m.noon, free
Various locations, contact for details
Reset San Francisco
Learn more about the new online community, Reset San Francisco, which aims to bring San Franciscans together to share ideas and solutions on ways to make the city work better for everyone. Find out how you can weigh in on the budget crisis, Muni reform, public schools, taxes, and more of the issues that contribute to the quality of life in the city.
10 a.m., free
Dianne Feinstein Elementary School
2550 25th Ave., SF
Tenderloin Community Health and Safety Fair
Find out about community resources in the Tenderloin at this family fair featuring live music, free health care for teens, free dental screenings for children, flu shots, mental health screenings, parent support and domestic violence services, information about the new Safe Passage program, tenant and immigration rights, legal services, and more. Interpreters available in Chinese, Vietnamese, Spanish, Thai, Arabic, Lao, and Russian.
11 a.m.3 p.m., free
Tenderloin's Children's Playground
570 Ellis, SF
SUNDAY, SEPT. 26
Wear lime green, bring signs, balloons, and pets and join in this walk around Civic Center to help raise awareness for Lyme disease and funds for the California Lyme Disease Association (CALDA). Following the walk, attend a slideshow and discussion on the spread of Lyme disease by ticks and how to protect yourself and your pet.
1 p.m., free
Meet at Larkin at Fulton in front of Main Library, SF
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