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Pastors for Peace and the Cuba Caravan crossing the border into Mexico without a license in 2009

Ways to have fun while giving back this week


Thursday, July 8

Do Good Lab
Join the Do Good Lab to raise money for The Champions, a primary school for orphans and vulnerable children who lack access to state provided education. Baobab Restaurant will donate 20% of their proceeds to the project.
6 p.m., donations encouraged
Baobab Restaurant
2323 Mission, SF
www.do-good-lab.org

IFCO Pastors for Peace Cuba Caravan
Attend this sendoff and benefit for the 21st annual Cuba Caravan carrying 100 tons of humanitarian aid to the blockade-starved people of Cube featuring a potluck dinner at 6pm, speakers from the caravan, two short films, music by Dave Welsh, salsa dancing lessons, and more.
6:30 p.m., $10-$15 suggested donation
Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists
Fellowship Hall
1924 Cedar, Berk.
(510) 495-5132

Saturday, July 10

“Land, Villains, and Revolutionaries”
Take a walking tour across 200 years of the social movements of San Fransico history and help raise funds for Revolution Books’ ongoing program, Put Revolution on the Map.
1 p.m., $15
Meet at Cable Car turnaround
Powell and Market, SF
www.thecommonsSF.org

Sunday, July 11

ArtSeed Apprenticeships
Join Surfpulse for a benefit party and surf board raffle for ArtSeed’s Apprenticeships Program, which brings long term artist mentors into the lives of children. Featuring food, music, raffles, and surf flicks.
6 p.m., free
Joxer Daily’s
46 West Portal, SF
www.artseed.org

Berkeley East Bay Humane Society
Help raise funds for the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society, which suffered a tragic fire that destroyed most of the building and help get their adoption offices and hospital open again at this fundraiser featuring performances by over a dozen singer-songwriters.
2 p.m., $10 suggested donation
Starry Plough Pub
3101 Shattuck, Berk.
www.starryploughpub.com