9/2/16 – Architecture & the City Festival Kickoff Party
Join AIASF and the Center for Architecture + Design to celebrate the opening of the Architecture and the City festival and the individuals and organizations that make this month of learning and exploration possible. Drink, nibble, and network for an inspiring night with festival partners, sponsors and participants. 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: $15. Heath Ceramics, 2900 18th Street. 21 & older event. For more information: www.archandcity.org
9/14/16 – Special Event at Book Passage, San Francisco
Co-Sponsored by Fleet Feet. From world-class marathoner and four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes Run Fast Eat Slow, a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook. 7:30 p.m. Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco. You may also join Fleet Feet at 6:30 pm for a three-mile fun run with Shalane along the beautiful Embarcadero. For more information: (415) 835-1020. www.bookpassage.com
9/21/16 – Dogpatch & Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefit District General Board Meeting
Working together to green-up, clean-up and beautify public spaces in Dogpatch and NW Potrero Hill. Free. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tivoli Room at UCSF, 654 Minnesota Street. www.dnwph-gbd.org
9/25/16 – Sunset Piano Block Party at Starr King Open Space
Our second annual Sunset Piano Block Party is back atop our neighborhood open space. Families, kids, neighbors and friends of the open space are all welcome. 12 to 5 p.m. Free, open to the public. Starr King Open Space is located at Carolina and 23rd Streets. For more information: www.starrkingopenspace.org.
10/15/16 – Home Safety Education
The San Francisco Fire Department are teaming up with First Alert to advocate “For a Safer Place” by inviting community members to participate in a special safety education event on October 15 at the Lowe’s of San Francisco. The focus of the event will be on educating attendees about how to protect their families and homes from the threats of fire and carbon monoxide (CO). Kids’ firefighter hats and activity worksheets will be provided, along with educational handouts for adults, to teach families about the importance of equipping their homes with smoke and CO alarms, as well as planning and practicing a fire escape plan. Lowe’s, 491 Bayshore Blvd. October 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m (415) 486-8611.
10/15/16 – Potrero Hill Festival
Join the Potrero Hill Neighborhood House for the 27th Annual Potrero Hill Festival on Saturday, October 15, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friends, families, food and fun! Featuring local bands The Klipptones, and 35 Years of Trouble. Rides, craft booths and more. To become a vendor or for more information, visit: www.potrerofestival.com
10/22/16 – Superhero Street Fair
Seven stages of rocking sound camps, live performances, dancing, VR intergalactic zone, LED Ligtht art boardwalk, food/ drink. Entrance: Indiana Street & Cesar Chavez. Noon – 10 p.m. Tickets: $10. to $50. Purchase at SuperheroSF.com.