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SF events 9.15
SF events 9.15
SF events 9.15
SF events 9.15

# 9/15: Come Grow with Us at the Redwood Creek Native Plant Nursery! 
 *Enthusiastic volunteers are needed to help with nursery work Wed Sep 15th in the BEAUTIFUL SETTING Muir Woods Nat'l Monument. 
 *No nursery experience is necessary; all ages, skills, and talents are welcome! 
 Do you want to learn about growing plants and about our local ecology? 
 The Redwood Creek Native Plant Nursery is a non-profit nursery that grows native plants and performs restoration activities for habitat restoration within the Redwood Creek watershed (which includes the Muir Woods National Monument). 
 Please join us for hands-on botany, horticulture, and restoration in the nation's premier urban national park. 
 In addition to Wednesday, September 15th we host Drop-in Volunteer Programs: Every Wednesday and Saturday 10AM to 1PM 
 Volunteers participate in every aspect of nursery operation, from seed collection to outplanting. Regular activities include transplanting, sowing seeds, weeding, and watering. 
 Activities take place both at the nursery and in the field at the restoration or seed-collection areas throughout the park. On September 15th we will be performing plant maintenance at the nursery. 
 Again, no experience is necessary to volunteer and there is no need to register, though you may want to call ahead to find out what activities we have planned. (415) 383-4390 OR EMAIL AT

# 9/15: Patent Basics ( There are only 2 US patent libraries: DC, Sunnyvale)
 Have you ever had an idea, done nothing about it, then later found out that someone made millions from the same idea? Sc[i]>= staff often hear the comment "if only I'd...." For those of you who want to stop procrastinating and start pursuing your great ideas, Sc[i]>= staff have put together the perfect class. Patent Basics is for those new to the patent process. The class will cover: What is a patent? What does patent pending mean? How do patents differ from other forms of intellectual property? What are the differences between patent attorneys and patent agents? What are disclosure documents and provisional patents? How do I apply for a patent? How much does it cost and how long does it take? These and numerous other questions will be answered. 
 Wednesday, September 15, 2004  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Cost $125 
 Sunnyvale Public Library  665 West Olive Ave
# 9/15: Complementary and Alternative Medicine  
 Complementary and Alternative Medicineî a free lunchtime seminar at the State Building, Auditorium B-100, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco; Wednesday, September 15, noon to 1 p.m.; Dr. Michael Cantwell, Medical Director of the Health & Healing Institute will talk about safe and effective CAM methods. Bring your lunch and a friend. For more information: call 1-888-315-5988 or email

# Sep 15 Wed SpiralMuse Appreciation Party**
 Join us this evening to give thanks and honor the many accomplishments of
SpiralMuse so far this year and those who have participated so generously in
seeing them come to fruition.  Also a time to unveil new ideas and avenues
for the coming year and an opportunity for people to take on greater roles
in the expansion of the organization.  Don't miss it!!! 7-10p.m. 
 SpiralMuse, Home of WellBeing 3387 22nd St @ Guererro), SF
 Cost:  No Charge - Donations of any kind always welcome!! free  RSVP: 
Marcella 415-595-7984 ~

#9/15 at 7pm in Oakland: Free screening of Against The Grain and Genetic Time Bomb
Wed, Sep 15 7:pm  GMO-Free Food Film Series at Humanist Hall
Humanist Hall 390 27th Street, between Telegraph and Broadway
Oakland CA

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# Mill Valley KFC Cruelty Demo, Thurs, Sept 16, Noon
On Thursday, September 16th at 12:00 noon, please join Valerie 
 Mizuhara, Jen Blum and PETA to protest KFC at 510 Miller Ave in Mill 
 Valley, CA. For more information, please contact Jen at 415-388-9641 
 x210. Come out and show people that the secret in KFC's secret recipe 
 is the torture of millions of chickens. 

# Thu, Sep 16 5:30 pm Take It Personally: The Global Water Crisis
The Commonwealth Club of California 595 Market 2nd floor
 Dame Anita Roddick, Founder of the Body Shop, Author, Activist
 Reception: 5:30 p.m. / Program 6p.m. / Booksigning 7:15 p.m. $15

# 9/16: Dame Anita Roddick Thu Sep 16 ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES 
 Take It Personally: The Global Water Crisis 
 Dame Anita Roddick, Founder of the Body Shop, Author, Activist 
 Firebrand, activist and entrepreneur Anita Roddick was among the first to prove that capitalism and conscience aren't mutually exclusive. Roddick will discuss how business now, more than any other time in its history, ripple effects and affects millions, must have a moral sympathy and an honorable code of behavior in everything it does. She will also focus on her newest title "Troubled Water," which deals with flood, drought, privatization and corporate exploitation of water resources and how inspired activism could help to stop a looming global crisis. 
 Reception: 5:30 p.m. / Program 6:00 p.m. / Booksigning 7:15 p.m. 
Place: The Commonwealth Club of California, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco 
Admission: FREE FOR MEMBERS, $15 non-members 
RSVP: or call (415)597-6700

# ArtCar Fest 2004 Thu-Sun Sept. 16-18 All Events Free!!
 September 16 - 19 in Berkeley, San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose
 100 ArtCars are coming to town for the eighth annual ArtCar Fest, the
largest event of its kind on the West Coast. It's a grass roots event
founded and produced by local artist Philo Northrup and Bay Area
filmmaker Harrod Blank, both ArtCar artists themselves. Photos
ArtCar Fest Sched Events
 Fashion Show
 Thursday, September 16th is Amoeba to Amoeba day! ArtCars travel from
the Berkeley Amoeba Music store (2455 Telegraph Ave) to the San
Francisco store (1855 Haight Street) via Fisherman's wharf, Marina
Green, The Haight, The Castro and the Mission!
 On Friday, September 17th the ArtCars visit a local kids hosptial
On Saturday, September 18th The San Jose Museum of Art (110 S. Market
St.) is hosting the ArtCar Fest for the third year in a row! There will
be free performances for all ages including:
----> music by the amazing father & son duo: Boogereater
----> ArtCar Movies by Suzun Hughes
----> ArtCar Fest Fashion Show hosted by Dr. Howland Owll & Annie
Coulter Couture
Award Ceremony - each trophy unique sculpture by SF artist, John Wilson
On Sunday, September 19th the ArtCar Fest joins forces with the
legendary HOW BERKELEY CAN YOU BE? Festival all day - free. An
incredible parade starts up University Ave at 11am, and the festival
itself goes until 5pm at MLK Park near Cal Berkeley campus. Bands,
performances, food and craft booths all day. For info on the How
Berkeley Can You be? Parade & Festival call (510) 849-4688 or go to

# Other foie gras demos: Fri-9/17 Chapeau-5PM 1408 Clement St SF
Sat- 9/25 French Laundry 12PM 6640 Washington St Yountville
 925 788 8296 for details, directions or carpool....OR JUST SHOW UP 
WITH OR WITHOUT FOIE GRAS LEAFLETS!!! Also go to  Calendar for more events / details.

# Musical Town Hall Revival Fri Sep 17 6-11 pm donation  1074 Folsom
Once upon a time, most people lived in towns.  And when folks wanted to
come together, they'd have a Town Hall meeting.  In the spirit of
community building, we're reviving the Town Hall concept and adding a
musical twist.  Come meet kindred spirits, dialog, dance, and maybe even
 Doors will open at 6:00 pm.  We'll begin with some socializing and
freeform discussions about community activism and social evolution.  The
basic theme is "Another World is Possible".  At around 8:00 pm we'll
begin our musical offerings with performances by Jolie, an Ursa Minor
recording artist, galen and friends playing classic folk/rock, and
Fontain's M.U.S.E. promoting world peace through high-energy Eastern
dance grooves.
 Do you believe another world is possible?  ...a world that celebrates
diversity  ...a world where there is freedom, peace, and prosperity for
all  ...a world where truth, justice, and accord is the order of the
day.  The time is ripe for evolution!  A new Consciousness is being
born.  Come celebrate the power of positive thought.  Wake and make 
 We realize that this is the first day of EarthDance, but for those of us
who will be in the Bay Area Friday, September 17th let's massage the
body politic to create a more perfect union.  Join your friends and
neighbors for this fun-raiser brought to you by the PAN PartY, the
political arm of 3Pm, the Progressive-Populist Peoples' movement.
 Come one, come all... to the Musical Town Hall Revival (MTHR) 
 Fri Sep 17. questions or comments or want to help out, please
contact Dennis "galen" Mitrzyk -- PAN PartY write-in Congressional
candidate for Ca dist 14 650-493-0367 
 One Taste 1074 Folsom @ 7th St

# Tiki Art Now! Fri Sep 17 7pm - 9pm FREE, please dress up TIKI!
 uke music by Frank Novicki Shooting Gallery 839 Larkin St 
w over 60 well-known and upcoming Tiki artists from around the globe. 415-931-8035

# Sex Workers Outreach Project new office party fundraiser
 Fri Sep 17 7pm- 1am $20 sug don notaflof
 Come party with SWOP on the right side of the tracks! We are up to are
old shenanigans again to raise money for the campaign to decriminalize
prostituion in Berkeley. With 7,000 sq. ft. of warehouse, there is
plenty of room for everyone... SWOP Office/Nascent Project
Jones and Third Street on the railroad tracks     Berkeley
 University Avenue exit off the freeway.Turn left on Sixth. Go down to
Jones and turn left. Follow Jones to the end of the street (dead
ends). You should park here and then walk around the corner to the
right and find entrance to the warehouse. This place is right on the
railroad tracks!

# 9/17 at 8pm in Dolores Park, SF: RNC Reportback from StreetLevel TV 
Come check out some of the first footage to screen in the Bay Area from the Republican National Convention in NY! 
 The evening will feature feature segments from this month's StreetLevel TV RNC Special as well as speakers who were at the RNC this past week and who will show some exclusive video from the streets of NY. 
 Though the screening will be free, we will be passing the hat to benefit Street Level TV. 
 If you have some RNC-related video that you would like to screen, please email 

Pirate Cat Radio 87.9fm presents two free screenings of Fahrenheit
 9/11. Fri Sep 17 10pm Sun Sep 19 6pm Dark Room 2263 Mission st.

# Earthdance Black Oak Ranch  Sep 17,18,19.
Laytonville, on Highway 101 3 hours North of SF
 Mickey Hart - Ozomatli- Michael Franti & Spearhead- Blackalicious
- Midnite- The Everyone Orchestra with Steve Kimock- Particle
- New Monsoon- Jillian Speer- Wavy Gravy- Wisdom with Radioactive
- Tre Hardson (Pharcyde)- Foxgluv- Ganga Giri- Rhyme Related
- Luna Angel- Late Night Sneaky- Universal Language
- Chris Berry and Panjea- David Gans- Dianne Patterson
- Eagle Spirit Native American Drums and Dance
- Tina Malia & The Choir of Peace-  Alma Melodiosa [details]
-  Trance Zen Dance-  Shaman's Dream-  Sasha Butterfly Band [details]
-  Stephen Kent and Trance Mission-  Kali's Angels-  Joanne Rand & more 

# California Coastal Cleanup Day - Sept 18
California Coastal Commision detailed info events, loc ,  contacts

# 9/18: Help Clean the Beaches of SF and Meet New People!  Volunteering Made Easy
 Looking for something different to do? How about a fun event where you can meet cool people and have a part in making our community a better place?
 One Brick organizes fun volunteer events that give back to the community. Each event is designed to help foster social and career networking opportunities for our volunteers - after a couple of hours of doing good, we all gather at a local bar or restaurant for food, drinks, additional conversation and networking.
 If you're looking for a fun way to spend a few hours and maybe meet some cool people, then One Brick is the way to go. Here's an upcoming event you might be interested in...
 SF Beach Clean Up Saturday, September 18, 2004 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
 Cliff House/Point Lobos - 1090 Point Lobos, San Francisco is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides support to other local non-profit and community organizations by creating a unique, social and flexible volunteer environment for those interested in making a concrete difference in the community. This enables people to get involved, have an impact and have fun, without the requirements of individual long-term commitments.
 One Brick will be participating in Coastal Clean Up Day this year. We will be cleaning the Point Lobos area, as well as parts of Ocean Beach. How rewarding to have a clean beach!
 We will be meeting in front of the Cliff House Restaurant (see map) at 9:00am.
 Ocean Beach can be windy, so please bring a warm shirt. Gloves will be provided to everyone.
 information  about this event 
# 9/18: Shoreline Cleanup (berkeley)
 You can make a difference! Pick up trash with hundreds of people along the Berkeley shoreline. Groups please register in advance by e-mail.  Sat Sep 18th, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. 
 Meet at University Ave. and West Frontage Rd. behind the Seabreeze Market. 
Wear old clothes, sturdy shoes, and gloves. Bring water. We'll provide bags, a free cup of coffee, and a raffle ticket for prizes.

# Sat, Sep 18 10a-1ppm  Introduction to Permaculture $10
Wildheart Gardens 463 61st Street, @ Telegraph Oakland CA

# Art in the Park for Kids on Sept. 18 SF, CA 
Art in the Park for Kids, free art activities for kids
from grades Kindegarten through fifth and a rally to
support arts in public schools. School Board Members
Mark Sanchez and Eric Mar will be speaking. Saturday,
Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., free, Precita Park,
Precita and Cesar Chavez, SF 290-2706 (readers and media)

# 9/18: Coastal Clean-Up Day on San Francisquito Creek! (east palo alto)
 Join volunteers in over 100 countries for International Coastal Cleanup Day 2004 by helping clean up San Francisquito Creek! Wear old shoes and clothes that can get wet and dirty, and bring a hat and sunscreen. The Watershed Council provides work gloves, garbage bags, snacks, and drinks. For more information on Coastal Clean-Up Day, see Sat, Sept 18 (9am to noon) 
 corner of Woodland Road and Manhattan Ave, East Palo Alto 
RSVP: Only if you are bringing a group of 10 or more 
FOR MORE INFO: Katie Pilat, 650-962-9876 ext.305, 
PRESENTED BY: the San Francisquito Watershed Council
# 9/18: Coastal Clean-up Day by Canoe at Bair Island! 
 Join Save the Bay on an exciting canoe trip at Bair Island in Redwood City. 
 Save The Bay is partnering with Don Edwards S.F. Bay National Wildlife Refuge to restore portions of Bair Island in Redwood City. We will be collecting debris and trash by canoe to help restore this unique wetland habitat that supports diverse Bay flora and fauna. 9:00AM - 2:30PM. $25 for Save the Bay Members and $ 35 for non-members. 
 (510)452-9261 or

# 9/18: East Bay Anarchist Cafe (berkeley west)
 WORKSHOPS including: Circus skill share (unicycling, juggling, etc.), book-binding, home brewing beer, massage therapy, squatting, "Introduction to Anarchism without Leftism," "Moving Beyond Protest as a Tactic," ...and more! (bring a skill to share!) 
 PERFORMANCES by The Sour Mash Hug Band! and MUSIC SHARE! (bring an instrument and play!) 
 REPORTBACK from the protests in streets of New York during the Republican National Convention with VIDEO FOOTAGE  FREE FOOD! Dinner and yummy vegan treats! 
 ...more fun than you can stick a shake at! 
 Sat Sep 18 6PM  Donation: $1-$10 (no one turned away for lack of funds) 
CALL: 1-800-GUN-NUMB for info and directions on the day of

# SF Veg Society dinner Urban Forage, 561 Valencia Sat Sep 18 6:30p
 cooked and raw delights and is all vegan. Please RSVP by Sep 17 noon Walk-ins space-available basis.    
 SF Veg Soc

 Sat Sep 18 6:30 to 9:30PM Dinner starts at 7:00PM.
 The Upaya Center for Wellbeing, 478 Santa Clara Avenue, 3rd Floor 
(Across from the Grand Lake Theater)
 Please bring a tasty potluck dish, fresh fruit, or other raw food 
item to share.  $3 per person.

# Opening Party for Sex, Art & Politics
 Sat. Sept. 18th - 8pm-midnight - Mark I. Chester
studio, 1229 Folsom St./SF 415-621-6294
Opening Party for Sex, Art & Politics. Radical sex
photography including Barbara Nitke's loving SM
photographs, photographs of bondage ecstasy by Michael
Blue & Midori and the mysterious and fetish work of
emerging lesbian photographer Shilo McCabe. The
artists will attend and Nitke will be signing copies
of her new hard cover book, Kiss of Fire,($40).
Entertainment including a bondage performance by
Fetish Diva Midori. Suggested donation $5-10+.

# Life Size Mouse Trap Sat SEP 18 8:30 & 10:30 10$ notaflof   Squid
 HAUNTED BARN! 702 Earl st. SF

# Picture Machine: From '76 to Infinity art open Sat Sep 18 9pm Free
540 Club 540 Clement  7th Ave

# hello norcal psy - are invited to participate at our little 
shindig happenin' Saturday, Sept 18th in an outdoor quincy ca. location...
 please let any adventurous types know... info:
 2 music areas with   psytrance   techno   funk   breaks
 with love and hate and everything in between from ataraxia prod.

# Washington DC: Sep 18-19

help protect whales and marine mamals from deadly Navy Sonar / LFAS

# 9th Annual "How Berkeley Can You Be?" Parade & Festival
 Sun Sept 19 11a-5pm free!
 Grand Parade (11am-1pm, University Avenue above Sacramento)
The World’s Zaniest Parade returns with a new theme of “Loco-Motion!” 
focusing on unusual,
alternative, and crazy ways of moving around.  Music, dance, comedy, 
tragedy, politics,
costumes, puppets, floats, art cars, magic and more bring the oddly 
amusing and bizarrely beautiful to a street near you!
 Festival (12:30-5pm, in & around Civic Center Park)
Arts & crafts vendors, food, libations, art installations, games, kids 
activities, non-profit
organizations, and more.  This year we’re working with the Berkeley 
Department of
Transportation to expand our street closure area (from MLK up to 
Shattuck Ave) in
celebration of International Car-Free Day...envision a world where the 
only cars are Art!
Entertainment on two stages and in the streets:
Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca (salsa, soukous)
Amandla Poets (South African township)
Destiny Arts (youth martial arts/hip hop)
DJ José Ruiz
Eco Art making with East Bay Depot
 “CAR-FREE" STAGE & CAFE (@ Milvia & Allston)
With emcee $teven Ra$pa
The Phenomenauts (cosmic rockabilly)
Rosin Coven (Pagan Lounge cabaret)
Broun Fellinis (jazz/hip hop)
Emeryville Taiko (Japanese drum ensemble)
Oxsossi (Brazilian percussion)
Kook Troupe (dance theater circus)
Tim Barsky & Co. (Balkanized beatbox)
Carousel (gypsy carnival music from NZ)
The Raging Grannies (musical politics)          Also featuring:
Eotoe • DJ Temujin • Vau De Vire Society • Firetribe 451 • Who Let Out 
the Smog? Theater
Production • Bike rodeo • Storytelling • Valet Bike Parking
Get involved! Contact Epic Arts (510) 644-2204 or
 Downtown Berkeley University Avenue & Civic Center Park Berkeley

# 9/19: VALENCIA STREET FAIR (mission district)
 Come support the community and get a booth at the first annual Valencia Street Fair. Valencia Street will be closed between 20th and 22nd Street. There will be local artists, local bands, local beer, and a fashion and tattoo body art show. A 10x10 booth is $250 and proceeds go to Centro Latino Senior Center and Mission High School.   Liz Ross at 415 240-6384

# Upper Grant Avenue Fall Art Fair Sun 19 Sep 11am to 7pm
 Free Upper Grant Avenue between Vallejo and Filbert
# Hootenanny  Sun Sep 19 2pm Midnight Kelly's Mission Rock 
817 Terry Francois Blvd. (Off Mariposa and Illinois) 817 China Basin Blvd
 21+ with ID  $20 ($15 costumed, $10 adv 
 Sean Leeís One Man Show  Runaway Truck Tramps 
Critter on the Keys and Mr. Tinkler, with Special 
Guest Rodney Austin  The Gun and Doll Show  The Whoreshoes 
Rockstar Roulette by BLAMO!  Yard Dogs Road Show w/Bootleg Campfire Songs 
Dust Devil DJ Mr. Phoenix  Daisy Duke Go-Go Dancers 
Masters of Ceremonies: Flash and Leighton 
 ***House, breaks, hip hop, funk DJs: DJ Seven, Laird, 
M3, Smoove--Fresh off the Playa-- with Charlotte the 
 The live performers include the all-girl fiddle 
country-western band ìThe Whoreshoes;î ìRunaway Truck 
Tramps;îsweet and funny country-western burlesque by 
Critter (or Kitten) on the Keys with Mr. Tinkler of 
Polkacide; Sean Lee and his banjo; a team of 
Stetson-wearing go-go dancers; big rockiní bands: ìThe 
Gun and Doll Show,î and ìThe Yard Dogs Road Showî with 
an extra set by Micha and Leighton doing their 
campfire cabaret; a fierce rifle routine by ìBLAMO!î 
and interstitial ho-down music by local fave, Mr. 
Phoenix of the Odeon Bar. 
 DJ Seven, M3, Smoove, and Laird, fresh off the Playa, 
will keep the crowds dancing with Charlotte the 
Baroness.  We expect a lot of holleriní as well as hootiní.

# Sun, Sep 19 3pm Book launch party for Doug Dowd's The Broken Promises of America
Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church 1140 Cowper St.
Palo Alto CA

# Sun, Sep 19 7pm Performing 2050 Bryant between Mariposa and 18th
# Kiss of Fire: A Romantic View of S/M, Slideshow and Talk by Barbara Nitke
 Tue Sep 21 8-10 pm Free 603 Valencia @ 17th 
 set photographer on hardcore New York porn-more recent work with the S/M 

# Fri Sep 24 5:30pm Justin Herman Plaza

# Sept 25

# GI Rights Hotline Training on Sep 25 9am to 4pm Oakland
 info / register for training: 
510-465-1617  or 888-231-2226 G.I. Rights hotline ‹ 800-394-9544 
 make a donation 

# Sat Sep 25 12pm - 6pm Kinky Portraits Mark I Chester
 Mark I. Chester will take a FREE digital portrait of
anyone who visits his studio to see the radical sex
photographs on display. Sun. 9/26, the show will be
open during the Folsom St. Fair. 1229 Folsom St./SF

# International Report Back by Two Traveling War Tax Resisters
 Sat Sep 25 6 pm—potluck supper, 7-8:30—presentation & discussion
Berkeley CoHousing Common House 2220 Sacramento @ Allston
Nick Wright recently returned from the Tenth International Conference on War Tax Resistance and Peace Tax Campaigns in Brussels, Belgium. He will tell us about his participation in that gathering as well as the protests against the Republican Convention in NYC.
 Lorin Peters, a war tax resister since the Vietnam War, spent the summer with the Christian Peacemaker Team in Hebron. He looks forward to “sharing some images, and discussion, of the occupation of Palestine, nonviolent approaches to change, and signs of hope."
 more info (510) 843-9877

# World Vegetarian Day we need your help Sun 26 Sep Golden Gate Park Noelle

# Sun Sep 26 @ 7th/12th  10a-6p

 # Wed, Sep 29, 2004 - Sat, Oct 2, 2004      
 Engineers for a Sustainable World National Conference, SOLUTIONS FOR A 
SHRINKING PLANET: Sustainable Engineering and Enterprise
Stanford Univ

 Fri Oct 1  12 to 2PM   AND   4 to 6 PM.
 World Farm Animals Day ( is an annual INTERNATIONAL campaign by the same fine folks that sponsor the annual Meat Out Campaigns. see the other events happening internationally at . 
 This year the campaign is reflecting on this election year and its focus on our legislators. Making them more aware, the campaign is asking them to sign "proclamations"  (view the proclamation here)
 Likewise the general public will also be made aware with banners, posters, leafletting, Plasma screen “Body TV”, showing cruelty footage, bullhorn, props including a life-size veal crate. A focus on each Animal Rights issue that farmed animals face (i.e. foie gras (SB 1520) , downers, veal, egg and chickens, circus and more) will be featured throughout the day. 
 Speakers will be on hand (to be determined). City approval has been obtained
 Paris Harvey @ or call 925 788 8296
 Clarification. this event is Fri 10/1....
 (WFAD officially is Sat 10/2..Ghandi's Birthday!)
 Paris Harvey  Join us for a demo at San Francisco City Hall Steps Fri 10/1 12-2 & 46-6. (not 10/2!) voice your hottest cruelty issue on the bull horn, banners, posters,!
Bite Back Vegan Society  925 788 8296 (PST) 
Join for updates, calendars, articles

# Oct 1-3 NorCal Arts and Music Fest Psychedelic City. town all to 

# SAt OCT 2-World Nonviolence & Peace Day-Gandhi Day- Palo Alto
Cubberley Aud 4000 Middlefield

#  *PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY* The Struggle for Palestine:
4th Anniversary of the Intifada October 2nd 2004.
Horace Mann Middle School - 3351 23rd St , San Francisco
 The Justice in Palestine Coalition, a group of progressive organizations 
who have come together to work for a free Palestine, is hosting a
day-long  conference to:
 1. Educate ourselves and our allies, and deepen our knowledge &
understanding of the struggle in Palestine.
2. Link the work of our individual organizations and strengthen our 
networks and activism through discussion, debate, and collaborative 
3. Organize for future solidarity and develop concrete a concrete plan of
 action for the coming months.
4. Support the resistance in Palestine, and make links with others who
are  fighting against the US occupation of Iraq, and against US
Imperialism  around the world.
The conference will include panels, workshops and cultural performances.
A  complete schedule of events is listed below.          ** Program **
The Struggle for Palestine: 4th Anniversary of the Intifada
October 2nd, 2004    9:00-9:30: Registration
Morning Plenary Session: "The Current Status of Resistance in Palestine"
 workshops throughout the day include:
 -Continuations of Plenary:  Status of Resistance
-History of Palestine, The Nekbah and the Right of Return
-Iraq and Palestine: 2 Struggles, One cause       -Zionism
-Women and Resistance      -Direct Action: Skills Development
-The Impact of Palestine on the US Elections
-Political Prisoners, Here and in Palestine
-Globalization in the Arab World
-The Targets of Empire: Cuba, Venezuela, Haiti, Iran, Philippines, Africa
-Arab World Solidarity/Resistance      -US Solidarity Groups
-Repression/Occupation in the US (patriot Act, profiling, attacks on
civil  liberties)              Report Back From Workshops
Closing Summation and the Future in Palestine   Cultural Performances
for more information: or visit

)'( SF Decompression Sun Oct 10 
volunteer, theme camp, art, perform )'(

# Sun Oct 10 1pm MOHSEN HOURMANESH, D.E.D., presents
"The Role of Salt and Water in the Human Metabolism for Optimal Health"

# Sun Nov 14 1pm JASMINA L.VUJIC, Ph.D.  (rescheduled) presents
"Nikola Tesla: The Genius Who Lit The World".
 An printable pdf description of our Fall 2004 meetings is available at:
# Global WALKOUT for Peace, Freedom & Justice for all
 FRI OCT 22, 2004

# national Liberation Now! conference
UC Berkeley Oct 29-31 $10 includes 
vegan meals, a free gift bag, and tons of great speakers

# Corporations trying to gut nations's strongest consumer protection 
in Nov. election with Prop 64:
 They're claiming lawsuits that help people are "frivolous."  
 Vote NO on prop 64, which would also gut environmental protections.

# Nov 6-7 2004 8th @ Brannan
new economy built upon sustainability, ecology, and social justice 
For updates and info, contact scott at planttrees dot org.