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A NERT (Neighborhood Emergency Response Team) training class in disaster and earthquake preparedness runs six Tuesdays at the Bernal Heights Library. For info call Maxine Fasulis at 970-2024; www.sfgov.org/sffdnert.
JULY 1 AUG. 27: TERRA MIA offers summer art programs for children 6 to 14. Mon. Fri., 10 am 1 pm. 1314 Castro St. Call 642-9911 for information and schedules.
JULY 1 AUG. 27: The Mission YMCA offers DAY CAMP at the Noe Valley Ministry for kids in kindergarten through eighth grade. 7:30 am 6:30 pm. 1021 Sanchez St. 586-6900.
JULY 1 30 & AUG. 2 31: Chris Sequeira holds classes in T'AI CHI Mon. and Tues., 6 7:30 pm, at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St.; Wed. & Fri., 10:15 am noon, at Upper Douglass Park, 27th & Douglass. 415-773-8185 or 650-756-6857.
JULY 2 AUG. 27: The House of BLUEGRASS features Dark Hollow on July 2, House of Bluegrass on July 9, Earthquake Country on July 16, the Billy Boys on July 23, the Squirrely String Band on July 30, High Country on Aug. 6, Jeannie and Chuck's Country Roundup on Aug. 13, the Birch Lake Ramblers on Aug. 20, and the Sibling Brothers on Aug. 27. 7 pm. Maxfield's, 398 Dolores St. 255-6859.
JULY 3, 10 & 17: LAPSITS for infants and toddlers feature songs, stories, and finger play. 10:30 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JULY 3 & 4: The Fillmore Street JAZZ FESTIVAL features music, art, and food. 10 am 6 pm. Fillmore from Jackson to Eddy. 510-970-3217.
JULY 3 5 & SEPT. 4 6: The San Francisco MIME TROUPE's new musical production, Showdown at Crawford Gulch, is an original fable "about lies, greed, and dirty double-crossing...."
2 pm. Dolores Park. 285-1717.
JULY 4: Yerba Buena Gardens hosts the fourth annual LGBT "We Are Family" PICNIC, with entertainment for kids and families. 11 am 4 pm. Rooftop Gardens, Mission and Fourth. 543-1718.
JULY 4: San Francisco's WATERFRONT FESTIVAL features live music and a big fireworks display. 2:15 pm. Pier 39, Embarcadero & Beach. 705-5500.
JULY 4 25: Artists Sam Gordon, Ryan McGinley, and Collier Schorr exhibit PHOTOGRAPHIC-based work. Sundays, noon 5 pm, or by appointment. Ratio 3, 903 Guerrero St. 646-732-2767.
JULY 4 & AUG. 1: Rocket DOG RESCUE will show off adoptable dogs in front of Zephyr Real Estate. Noon 4 pm. 4040 24th St. 642-4786.
JULY 6 & 27: Preschool STORY TIME, a read-aloud program for children 3 to 5, begins at 10 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JULY 7: VENTRILOQUIST Steve Chaney and Cornelius Crowe perform for all ages at the Mission Library. 1 pm. 300 Bartlett St. 355-2800 for reservations.
JULY 7: The See Jane Tri TRIATHLON TEAM meets to get the training season started; signups encouraged. 6:30 pm. See Jane Run, 3910 24th St. 401-8338.
JULY 7: BEADISSIMO hosts Anne Mitchell's "Jumprings and Leather Bracelet" class. 6:30 9 pm. 1051 Valencia St. 282-2323.
JULY 7 11: A five-day ORAL HISTORY Training Workshop taught by Jeff Friedman, Ph.D., covers interviewing techniques and editing formats. S.F. Performing Arts Library and Museum, 401 Van Ness Ave. Call Basya Petnick at 255-4800, ext. 823.
JULY 7 & AUG. 4: Visit ELEPHANTS Tinkerbelle and Lulu at the San Francisco Zoo before they move to a refuge in San Andreas, Calif. 10 am 5 pm. Sloat & the Great Highway. 753-7080.
JULY 7 AUG. 11: Natural Resources offers a CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION and parenting series Wednesdays from 7 to 9:30 pm, and Sat., Aug. 7, from 9:30 am to noon and 1 to 3:30 pm. 816 Diamond St. 550-2611.
JULY 8: Jennifer Levine performs a PUPPET SHOW for preschoolers, "Dragons Never Laugh." 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. Call 695-5095 for a reservation.
JULY 8 & AUG. 12: Many neighborhood shops will stay open until 8 pm on SECOND THURSDAYS, for after-work or after-dinner shopping.
JULY 8 & 22; AUG. 12 & 26: A NEW DADS support group, led by Lawrence Shweky, meets on a drop-in basis the second and fourth Thursdays of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm. Natural Resources, 816 Diamond St. 550-8369.
JULY 9 17: Artship DANCE/THEATER performs "Same River Twice," an exploration of the search for home by immigrants. Thurs. Sat., 8 pm; Sun. 3 pm. ODC Theater, 3153 17th St. 863-9834.
JULY 10: The Main Library offers a LEGAL ADVICE clinic. Sign up 10:30 am noon; consultations until 2 pm. Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, 100 Larkin St. 989-1616.
JULY 10: The St. Nicholas Charity Fund sponsors a FOOD SAFETY CLASS and exam, required by the state for food handlers. Class begins at 9 am; exam at 4 pm. St. Nicholas Church, 5200 Diamond Heights Blvd. To register, call Ned Shatara, 252-3849.
JULY 10: In a BASTILLE DAY CELEBRATION, the Baguette Quartette performs music from Paris cafes in the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
JULY 10 & 11: The ninth annual S.F. SILENT FILM FESTIVAL features performances by Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, and Norma Shearer. Castro Theater, 429 Castro St. 248-9377 or www.silentfilm.org.
JULY 11: A NORTH BEACH PARTY benefitting S.F. Animal Care and Control includes live jazz and vegetarian hors d'oeuvres; dogs on leash welcome on front patio. Noon 4 pm. Enrico's Sidewalk Café, 504 Broadway, 822-5566.
JULY 11: The San Francisco Symphony performs a FREE CONCERT in Dolores Park. 2 pm. 503-5474.
JULY 11 & 25; AUG. 8 & 22: City Guides offers a WALKING TOUR of "Murals and the Multi-Ethnic Mission" on second and fourth Sundays at noon. Meet at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St. 557-4266.
JULY 12 18: Festival Neruda is a weeklong celebration of Chilean poet PABLO NERUDA, including daily screenings of Mark Eisner's documentary ¡Pablo Neruda! ¡Presente! Theater Artaud, 450 Florida St. 621-7797.
JULY 12 AUG. 16: Abigail Reagan teaches a DOULA training workshop. Mondays, 6 9 pm. Natural Resources, 816 Diamond St. 550-2611.
JULY 13: Doris Feyling tells STORIES for preschool children at 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. Space limited; call 695-5095 for res.
JULY 13: Meet EXOTIC BIRDS at "Wondertainment," especially for children ages 2 to 10. 11 am. Glen Park Library, 653 Chenery St. 337-4740.
JULY 14: Registration for fall classes at CITY COLLEGE begins; evening and Saturday classes at James Lick, beginning Aug. 18, include languages, acting, writing, and history. 239-3127; apply online at www.ccsf.edu.
JULY 14: Sharon Kinney brings puppets and MAGIC to the Mission Library. 11 am. 300 Bartlett St. Space is limited; call 355-2800 for reservations.
JULY 14: "BEERS AGAINST BUSH/ Kocktails for Kerry" at the Valley Tavern raises $ for the John Kerry for President campaign. 4054 24th St. 206-0231.
JULY 15: The Noe Valley Merchants and Professionals Association hosts a party for the release of the NOE VALLEY DIRECTORY, a guide to neighborhood businesses. 11 am 2 pm. 1361 Church St. RSVP to Carol Yenne, 648-3954.
JULY 16: An ART AUCTION, "Art for AIDS," benefits the UCSF AIDS Health Project. 5:30 pm. Bonhams & Butterfields, 220 San Bruno Ave. 502-7276.
JULY 17: The ninth annual BOOKS BY THE BAY features authors, book panels, children's activities, and booths from local independent booksellers. 10 am 4 pm. Yerba Buena Gardens, Fourth & Mission. See www.booksbythebay.com.
JULY 17: A GARDEN TEA PARTY sponsored by the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council includes recipes for compost tea for plants. 10 am noon. Garden for the Environment, 7th Ave. at Lawton. Preregister at 731-5627.
JULY 18: The CORY COMBS TRIO performs Brazilian instrumentals and jazzy original music. 7 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 282-2317.
JULY 20: FILMS for preschoolers 3 to 5 include Angel and the Ducks and Pelicans. 10 & 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
JULY 21: "TAKE A HIKE" at See Jane Run is a discussion of Bay Area trails. 6:30 pm. 3910 24th St. 401-8338.
JULY 21 AUG. 4: Kate Macchi teaches a three-part class in INFANT MASSAGE. Wednesdays, 1:30 3 pm. Natural Resources, 816 Diamond St. 550-2611.
JULY 22: Rand Richards reads from his new book, Haunted San Francisco, sponsored by the S.F. HISTORY ASSOCIATION. 7 pm. Mission Dolores Auditorium, 16th & Church. 750-9986.
JULY 23: Sha'ar Zahav's FAMILY KABALLAT SHABBAT features a service and vegetarian potluck; no RSVP necessary. 6:15 pm. 290 Dolores St. 861-6932.
JULY 24: A PLAYGROUP WORKSHOP to create a childcare cooperative for babies ages 7 to 12 months is led by Heather Pierini. 10 11:30 am. Natural Resources, 816 Diamond St. 550-2611.
JULY 24: Sun, Wind, and Water Day explores ENERGY SOURCES through experiments, games, and art; for all ages. 10 am 3 pm. Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way. 554-9600.
JULY 24: An "Epic Mt. Tam Ride," sponsored by the BICYCLE COALITION, covers 45 miles in six hours. Meet at the Ferry Building terminal, 10:30 am. 431-BIKE or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JULY 24: DOLORES EATS, a fundraiser for Dolores Street Community Services, features food from local restaurants, arts and crafts, live music, and dance performances. Noon 5 pm. Dolores Park. 731-5539; www.doloreseats.com.
JULY 24: King of the Jews, a short film by Noe resident Jay Rosenblatt, screens at 2:15 pm at the Castro Theater, in the S.F. JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL, which runs from July 22 to 29 at various venues. For schedules, 925-275-9490 or www.sfjff.org.
JULY 25: Elizabeth Street resident Bill Schwartz produces the first San Francisco THEATER FESTIVAL, showcasing over 50 Bay Area groups. 10 am 6 pm. Yerba Buena Gardens, 543-1718.
JULY 26: Counselor Robert L. Mueller, J.D., discusses WORKPLACE CONFLICT resolution. 7 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 282-0395.
JULY 27: The Wildlife Association presents a RAINFOREST PROGRAM for ages 2 to 8. 10:30 am. Glen Park Library, 653 Chenery St. 337-4740.
JULY 28: The BUBBLE LADY will be at the Mission Library at 1 pm. 300 Bartlett St. Space is limited; call 355-2800 for reservations.
JULY 28 AUG. 1: The 10th annual North Beach JAZZ FESTIVAL features music in 30 venues. For the lineup, go to www.nbjazzfest.com.
JULY 29: VLADIMIR NABOKOV's Lolita is the featured title at the Bernal Heights Book Discussion Club. 4 pm. Bernal Heights Branch Library, 500 Cortland St. 695-5160.
JULY 29: UPPER NOE NEIGHBORS meets at 7:30 pm at the Upper Noe Rec Center, Day & Sanchez. 285-0473.
JULY 29: SAUL LANDAU discusses his new book, The Business of America: How Consumers Have Replaced Citizens. 7:30 pm. Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St. 282-9246.
JULY 29 AUG. 28: Charlie Varon directs Dan Hoyle's comic account of his GLOBALIZATION studies, Circumnavigator. Thurs. Sat., 8 pm. The Marsh, 1062 Valencia St. 826-5750.
JULY 30: Rachel Grimes and Brightblack perform a CONCERT at 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series, Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
JULY 31: BOX SET DUO performs a concert for the Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry. 8:15 pm. 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
AUG. 1: The San Francisco Theater Festival features the S.F. MIME TROUPE's 2004 production, Showdown at Crawford Gulch. 1:30 pm. Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission at Third. 543-1718.
AUG. 2 20: Eclipse Performing Arts SUMMER CAMP for kindergartners through fifth-graders focuses on dance--ethnic, salsa, and hip-hop--in one-week sessions. Weekdays, 9 am 3 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 550-7915; www.swivelarts.com.
AUG. 3, 10, 17 & 31: Preschool STORY TIME, a read-aloud program for children 3 to 5, begins at 10 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
AUG. 7: SHANA MORRISON, daughter of Van, performs an acoustic rock/soul concert. 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
AUG. 10 : The New College School of Law holds a workshop, "How to Present a Case in SMALL CLAIMS COURT." 6 pm. 50 Fell St., second floor.
AUG. 12 SEPT. 5: "MARGA GOMEZ'S Intimate Details" is a "tell-all dedicated to all the girls and inanimate objects Marga Gomez has ever loved." Wed. Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 3 & 7 pm. Theater Rhinoceros, 2926 16th St. 861-5079.
AUG. 13: S.F. WOMEN AGAINST RAPE celebrates its 30th anniversary with a multimedia benefit, "Artists Against Rape." 7:30 pm. Women's Building, 3543 18th St. 861-2024, ext. 318.
AUG. 14 & 15: The NIHONMACHI STREET FAIR features artwork, live music, food, and the Asian American Bike Show. 11 am 6 pm. Japantown Center, Post & Webster. 771-9861.
AUG. 20: The benefit "State of the Nation" SUMMER ART AUCTION features works by more than 40 Bay Area artists; works will be on display in the gallery starting Aug. 10, noon to 5 pm. Auction 7 pm. Intersection for the Arts, 446 Valencia St. 626-2787.
AUG. 21 & 28: LAPSITS for infants and toddlers feature songs, stories, and finger play. 10:30 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
AUG. 24: FILMS for preschoolers 3 to 5 will be shown at 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.
AUG. 26: UPPER NOE NEIGHBORS meets at 7:30 pm at the Upper Noe Rec Center, Day & Sanchez. 285-0473.
AUG. 28: FILMMAKER Michelle Blair holds a fundraiser for her work-in-progress, Carrying On! Jewish Arts, Jewish Identity. 7:30 pm. Traveling Jewish Theater, 450 Florida St. 695-2909.
AUG. 28: Composer/pianists Terry Riley and Larry Karush perform a CONCERT at 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.
SEPTEMBER ISSUE DEADLINE
The Voice is on vacation for the rest of the summer, so the next edition will be distributed on or before Sept. 1, 2004. The deadline for September calendar items is Aug. 15. Please note that because of a space crunch, Noe Valley events take priority. Our address is Noe Valley Voice, 1021 Sanchez Street, San Francisco, CA 94114. Or you may send an e-mail to email@example.com.