Annual Art Auction benefiting Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR)

The Annual Art Auction benefiting Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) will be held on Saturday, October 30th, and Sunday, October 31st.  The silent auction will go all weekend, culminating in an exciting live auction Sunday from 5-7 p-m.  The auction will be held during Fall Open Studios at the Hunters Point Shipyard.  Funds raised by the auction support STAR’s programs, which include an 18-month Artist in Residence Program; the “Pass It On” Program, providing free art workshops to non-profits in the surrounding Bayview-Hunters Point community; and STAR’s many other efforts.

Over 100 artworks donated by the talented shipyard artists will be auctioned off.  Come to bid on a wide range of great works at great prices, including paintings, prints, watercolors, jewelry, sculpture, photography, and wearable art. Enjoywine from Layer Cake Wines. Plus a raffle of various gifts, such as cases of wine, theatre tickets, and gift certificates. Please see the flier below for further details.

For more information, please Call the STAR Office at 415-822-0922, email the organization at info@shipyardtrust.org, visit the website at www.shipyardtrust.org, or check out the press release HERE.

UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay Groundbreaking on October 27th

On October 27th, between 1pm – 5pm, the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will be celebrating its ground breaking with a family-oriented community festival for neighbors, employees, and students.

The event will be held on 16th Street and 3rd Street, across from the new home of the Mission Bay UCSF Medical Center.  Highlights of the event will include:

  • UCSF’s community care along with innovative medicine, and advanced technology, share UCSF history, tradition and future
  • Information about UCSF’s commitment to green design through environmental educational activities
  • Information about local community organizations
  • Community art and performance partnerships
  • Tours of the new hospital mock-up rooms
  • Walking tours of the Mission Bay campus and art installations
  • A family-friendly farmers market with cooking demos

For more information, see the flier below or contact 415.476.6400 or specialevents@ucsfmedctr.org.

 

Bayview Friends of the Library Celebration on August 31st @ Flora Grubb

On Tuesday, August 31st at 6:00pm, in collaboration with “Friends of the San Francisco Public Library,” the beautiful (and proud BMA member) Flora Grubb Gardens will be hosting a neighborhood party to support the upcoming development of the Anna E. Waden Bayview Branch Public Library.

The party is open to the public and will play host to Supervisor Sophie Maxwell, City Librarian Luis Herrera, and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Patricia Gray, and will be catered by Old Skool Cafe.

For more information on the event, please contact Marian Chatfield-Taylor at (415) 626-7512 x103 or via email at marian.ctaylor@friendssfpl.org.

Weekly Email Round-Up

  • The Office of Small Business discusses a possible Alcohol Mitigation Fee & automobile congestion pricing in the northeast quadrant of the city.

BMAGIC Backpack Giveaway Coming Up On August 14th @ Bayview Opera House

The annual BMAGIC Backpack Giveaway is coming up this August 14th, from 11:00am – 3:00pm at the Bayview Opera House (4705 Third Street at Newcomb Avenue).  In addition to a variety of fun activities for event attendees to enjoy, the Backpack Giveaway offers free backpacks and school supplies to neighborhood students heading into any grade between Kindergarten – 12th.   If you are a student or the parent of a student, don’t miss this opportunity! For more information, call (415) 558-2488 or visit BMAGIC’s website at www.bayviewmagic.org. See event details on the flier below.

Job Opportunity at Bayview YMCA: Outreach Coordinator

The Bayview YMCA is hiring!  They are looking for an Outreach Coordinator who will work in the Y’s African American Holistic Wellness Program.  The program’s goals are to build a strong sense of community among African Americans in San Francisco, decrease the impact of trauma among residents, and increase the wellness of community members, especially in the Bayview Hunters Point, Western Addition, and the Oceanview-Merced-Ingleside (OMI) neighborhoods. If you or anyone you know is looking for a job, please consider this opportunity.  To see the full job description, click here.

(This is a fulltime hourly position and pays $18/hr.)

Project Homeless Connect in the Bayview this Friday

Once a year, Project Homeless Connect comes to the Bayview to provide a multitude of services to homeless members of the community.  This Friday at the Bayview Playground (next to the MLK pool at Third and Armstrong) between 10:00am – 3:00pm will be this year’s event, called “Bayview Connect.”

Services provided include dental care, food stamps, legal assistance, medical aid, shelter, housing information veterans services, vision care, and more.  Please see the below flier and Project Homeless Connect’s website for details.

Artsfest 3 THIS SATURDAY @ 3rd & Fairfax

This Saturday, June 5th, from 12pm – 6pm on Fairfax Ave and Third Street in the Bayview, the Art 94124 Gallery is hosting its 3rd Annual “Artsfest,” a community-wide celebration of all things art, and open to the general public.  Please read below for further details and check out their website HERE for even more details on the event including additional event highlights, a schedule of activities, musician line-up, and event sponsors:

The theme of this year’s ARTSFEST is 3! For the 3RD year in a row, 3RD & Fairfax in Bayview-Hunters Point will come alive with MUSIC, ART, and FUN at the 3RD-annual ARTSFEST hosted by ART 94124 on Saturday June 5 from 12pm–5pm.
The goal of the event is 3-fold:

1 | To bring the growing circle of ART 94124 artists, supporters, and Bayview-Hunters Point community residents together to celebrate art.

2 |  To continue to promote ART 94124 as a catalyst for future art exhibits, community projects, and art-related events.

3 | To formally embark on the 3rd year of building the community through art at ART 94124 and the ART 94124 GALLERY.

The fun-filled street fair will feature a great line-up of diverse music, performances, artist booths, art-related vendors and other retailers, info tables from various community groups, art activities for children, a silkscreen demonstration, and chalk drawing, and tasty eats. In the ART 94124 GALLERY will be 3: ART 94124’s Anniversary Benefit Group Exhibit, a benefit exhibit that supports future exhibits and events at ART 94124.

Bayview-based Cyclecide will be joining us again this year—with more rides and wacky bike-inspired merriment!

Part-time Garden Director Job Opening at BVHP Boys & Girls Club

The BMA received this email late last week about a job opening at the Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point. Please see the attached job description for the part-time Garden Director position.  To apply, please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:

To apply please send / fax a resume and cover letter to:
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco
Human Resources Department
Email: jobs@kidsclub.org
Fax: 415-445-5463

Here is the introduction to the job:

Garden Director (part-time)

The Garden Director is responsible for the garden program of The Edible Schoolyard at Hunters Point, located at The Willie Mays Boys & Girls Club.  This includes developing lesson plans, teaching youth ages 6-18, and supervising volunteers and Teen Staff in the day to day operation and maintenance of an interactive teaching garden. He/she is also responsible for being a healthy role-model for Club members and staff.  This is a part-time position.  The hours for this position are approximately 11 – 7:30pm, Tues, Wed, and Thurs and may include occasional Saturdays.

The goal of the program is to involve Club members and their families in all aspects of tending the garden – along with preparing, serving, and eating the food – as a way to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables and develop lifelong healthy eating habits.