August 10 – Pokémon Go Happy Hour
Come to an unofficial Pokémon Go meetup and enjoy drink specials, as well as a lure module running from 6 to 8 p.m. One post can be accessed throughout the venue; a few others are nearby. Represent your teams, enjoy the game in a comfortable environment, and listen to some music spun by one of Wish’s resident DJs. Free. Wish Bar & Lounge, 1539 Folsom Street.
August 11 – Introduction to Urban Bicycling
This is a one-hour presentation that covers the basics of how to pick the right bike for everyday riding in San Francisco, the rules of the road, route planning and how to use Bay Area Bike Share. It’s a great introduction for people who are considering bicycling, or looking to brush up on skills. No bicycle, or experience needed. All participants will get a coupon good for $10 off a Bay Area Bike Share annual membership. Register online: www.sfbike. org/resources/urban-bicyclingworkshops/ 6:30 to 7:30 pm, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market Street.
August 14 – Ice Cream Social
Chez Panisse veterans Anthony Tassinello and Mary Jo Thoresen show how easy it is to recreate the flavors and comfort of your local ice cream shop at home in this irresistible celebration of all things sweet and frozen. 3 to 4 p.m. Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez Street.
August 17 – UCSF Environmental Impact Report (EIR) scoping meeting
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is proposing to develop a student housing complex on Minnesota Street, between Mariposa and 19th streets, just south of the UCSF Mission Bay campus site. You’re invited to an EIR scoping meeting for the proposed project to discuss concerns and potential issues related to the environmental review. 6:30 p.m. UCSF Medical Center Mission Bay Auditorium, 1855 4th Street. For notification of future meeting dates contact community@cgr. ucsf.edu or 415.476.3206.
August 17th – Dogpatch & Northwest Potrero Hill Green Benefit District General Board Meeting. Working together to green, clean, and beautify public spaces in Dogpatch and NW Potrero Hill. Board of Directors meeting. Free. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tivoli Room, University of California, San Francisco, 654 Minnesota Street. www.dnwphgbd.org/.
August 27th – Potrero Hill Democratic Club’s 8th Annual Party & Silent Auction
Enjoy food, drink, live jazz and great deals at a party for the community and fundraiser for the club’s educational and service-oriented activities. Featuring a live jazz trio with local musicians, great food from club members and local eateries, and lots of tempting items for your bidding pleasure from the wonderful merchants, many new to the neighborhood, and artists of Potrero Hill and Dogpatch. No host bar. 6 to 9 p.m. Free and open to the public. Dogpatch Saloon, 2496 Third Street at 22nd. Information and updates: www.PHDemClub.org or Facebook page.