Help preserve one of the few true tax deductions for middle class Americans by writing your Congress person today. The Mortgage Interest Deduction helps promote home ownership and pride in our country and our homes.
San Francisco, CA – December 3, 2012 – Zephyr Real Estate is once again collecting donations for the annual Food and Toy drives to benefit those who would otherwise not have a holiday celebration. As in prior years, the San Francisco Firefighters’ Toy Program and the San Francisco Food Bank are the recipients of the donations from all six offices in San Francisco. To find the nearest Zephyr office to drop off a donation, visit www.zephyrsf.com. Donations should be made by December 20 when the barrels will be collected and delivered to the respective organizations.
On November 27th, take a look at this little gem of a school right in Potrrero Hill. Get a comprehensive overview of the school from current parents, meet the principal, tour the campus and view classes in session. Daniel Webster Elementary offers both Spanish Immersion and English General Education, kindergarten to fifth grade. Arrive on the school playground at 8:40 a.m. to see how school starts the day in a morning circle. Tour from 9 to 10:00 a.m.
At the October 20th Potrero Hill Festival, Potrero Hill Archives Project director Peter Linenthal will display a replica of the original branding iron used by Mission Dolores. Come make a print of the "F" for Franciscan, the religious order which founded the mission in 1776.
Don't miss this fun and exciting annual event on Potrero Hill. People come from all over to march their dogs up 18th Street to Farley's for the trophy awards for best costumes and themes. This year's Parade and contest promises to be bigger, grander and more bizzare than ever! Come and cheer for your favorites, and/or dress yourself and your pet up and participate in the parade. Free. 1 PM. Meet in front of Farley's. Farley's, 1315 18th Street.
Great times with food, dancing, and frolicking on 20th Street. Food trucks galore, arts and crafts, local history, homegrown entertainment, children's petting zoo, face painting and much more. Free. 11:00 AM to 4 PM, 20th Street from Missouri to Wisconsin Streets. Cajun-Style Brunch from 9 AM to Noon. $12. 953 De Haro Street. More information: potrerofestival.com.
Taste classic American dishes with a French flair prepared by Jason Fox, executive chef and co-owner of Commonwealth restaurant. Explore cheese and speak with experts. Watch sculptor Krai create works of French cheese art. Free. October 6th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 111 Minna Gallery. More information: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cheeseoffrance.com.
There is a lot happening on Potrero Hill, and the Rebuild Potrero Community Initiative is part of the change. Join the discussion and hear about the progress, and provid input on future activities. Some of the developements to discuss: free ZUMBA class, the new Texas Street garden; and the Healthy Generations Project. Free. Dinner served. October 4th; 6 to 8 pm, Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street. More information: Emily Weinstein 806-1429.
For those of you who have an injury or illness, or whose bodies feel slower or tight, those of you who are entering the age of "senior," this would be a perfect class for you to start your Yoga practice. Learn how to relax into poses and breathe deeply in this new Restorative Yoga class. Wednesdays, 4 to 5:30 pm, Yoga Sita, 1501 Mariposa Street, #308; more information at: yogasitasf.com.
Farley's Coffee Shop on 18th Street is looking for every kind of kid's art from fingerpaints and magic markers to photography and sculpture. Open to kids 16 and under. Artwork will be accepted on Sept. 23rd from 10 AM to Noon at Farley's. Art should include the child's name, age, and parent's phone or email. 1315 18th Street.