By Jackie Andrews
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27
Benefit for Afrikanation Artists Organization
Support the mission of this Hargeysa-based NGO, which is to restore and support Somali art and culture through education and community outreach, with a delicious Senegalese dinner. The restaurant will donate part of the proceeds for much-needed art supplies in Somalia.
6–10 p.m., cost of dinner
2323 Mission, SF
THURSDAY, APRIL 28
Jeffrey Webber presents his book, From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia: Class Struggle, Indigenous Liberation, and the Politics of Evo Morales, and will bring you up to speed on contemporary social movements in Bolivia and across the planet.
7 p.m., free
The Green Arcade
1680 Market, SF
FRIDAY, APRIL 29
Rally to restore Sharp Park
Protest wasteful spending and environmental destruction caused by the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica, which is owned by San Francisco. The city drains Sharp Park year-round so people can play golf, but at the expense of the wildlife that lives there. Demand that the golf course be transformed to a public park that is open to all and restore the wetland and lagoon habitats that have been compromised.
12–1 p.m., free
Outside City Hall
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, SF
SATURDAY, APRIL 30
"Walk Against Rape"
Join San Francisco Women against Rape (SFWAR) in their annual Walk Against Rape and help raise awareness of sexual assault and violence toward women. This 5K walk culminates in a festival at Potrero del Sol Park with food, drink, and performances.
10 a.m., free
Meet at the Women's Building
3543 18th St., SF
SUNDAY, MAY 1
May Day march
Honor the remarkable struggles and sacrifices of workers around the world by marching to Civic Center in support of collective bargaining, equal rights, and equal pay — at a time that couldn't be more appropriate given the current assault on workers' rights around the country.
11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., free
Meet at 24th St. BART
Mission and 24th St., SF
MONDAY, MAY 2
Climate action workshop
Put the gloom and doom of climate change aside and focus on how to reverse the problem by learning how to minimize your carbon footprint and maximize your sense of community at this informative workshop. The workshop is free, however there will be a $10 fee for the Low Carbon Diet workbook if you don't already have one.
7–9 p.m., free
2530 San Pablo, Berk.
TUESDAY, MAY 3
What your boss doesn't want you to know
At this ongoing Free University course, students will learn about some of the basic protections afforded to California workers. Tonight's topic covers your right to take time off from work, including family and medical leaves .
8–10 p.m., free
Free University of San Francisco
Five Points Arthouse
72 Tehama, SF
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