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September Calendar of Events

  

Future Flashes

Eric Eichorn, Calendar Editor

Codes: ACW all children welcome; BYOB bring your own beverage; CO clothing optional; C/D cat/dog at residence; FE fictitious event; FFE fragrance-free event; FFO finger food only; LCR light carpet rules (no red wine or other staining substances; can also mean no shoes); MO members only; NC no children; NPC, PC no public calendar, public calendar; NMPCW new members, prospects, and candidates welcome; NS, S, S/NS, SO no smoking, smoking, provisions for both, smoking outside; NXM not exclusively Mensa event; RSE regularly scheduled event; WBC well behaved children; WCD, WCE, WCI, WCP wheelchairs difficult, easy, impossible, possible. RSEs are reprinted verbatim unless an update is received by the deadline for the issue in which a change is requested. Note: Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Web Calendar: Our policy is not to list events on the Web calendar unless requested to do so by inclusion of the “PC” (“public calendar”) code. If the PC code is not included, your event will default to NPC (no public calendar) and will not be included in the Web calendar. Home addresses (and directions to same) are not listed on the Web, but city and contact information such as telephone and e-mail are unless requested otherwise. MeetUp: SFRM maintains a MeetUp group for events announced on short notice. See www.meetup.com/SFMensa.

To List Your Event: Length limit: 120 words. Submit items to the Calendar Editor at calendar@sfmensa.org. Items must be received by the deadline listed in the calendar to guarantee inclusion. Items must include host’s name, date and time, location, and applicable codes (above), and should also include phone (including area code) or e-mail address. Notices are published on a space-available basis subject to the discretion of the Calendar Editor. The policy for inclusion in the calendar is based on the SFRM bylaws.

 

Weekly Events

Every Thursday

12:30p        Mountain View Lunch Bunch. We meet at Sweet Tomatoes, 1040 Grant Rd., 94040 (at the corner of Oak Lane). From El Camino Real and Grant Rd., turn south on Grant, take the first right on Oak Lane and the first left into the parking lot. Look for us at the far end of the restaurant. Claire Taylor, (650) 917-9363. PC, NMPCW (RSE Th)

Every Saturday

6p                  Imaginative Geniuses. Relax in a secluded southeast Napa Valley house with warm, friendly people. A free BBQ dinner is served and a hot tub is provided. Located 15-18 minutes from I-80 and CA-12, 40-60 minutes from Berkeley. Parties usually go on until 9p or later. See www.ImaginativeGenius.com for more information. For address and directions, and to RSVP, contact host Steven Kays at Mensa/a/t/StevenKays.com or (707) 422-2565. PC, NMPCW, C/D, NS, NXM (RSE Sa)

 

Date-specific Events

August 27 – Sunday

5p                  The Kelly Park Big Band. See September 24. (RSE last Su)

29 – Tuesday

7:30p           Trivia Tuesday. See September 26.

30 – Wednesday

11:30a        Lunch in Walnut Creek at California Pizza Kitchen, located at 1325 South Main St., 94596 (west side of street, between Botelho Dr. and Newell Ave.). A full variety of food is available; pizza is only one of many choices on their 4 page menu. Enter their free parking garage on the right side of the restaurant’s entrance. If possible, RSVP so I can try to have the proper size dining table arranged for us. You are welcome to invite others, family members or friends that you would like to include. Questions? Mary Bradshaw, (925) 376-0762 or MaryBradsh/a/t/aol.com. PC, NMPCW

5:30p           Brainstormer Trivia Night. See September 27. (RSE last W)

September 1 – Friday

6p                  Movies That Matter: Going Clear: Scientology & the Prison of Belief (2015). Winner of three Emmy Awards including Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, Going Clear profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, detailing their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion. The film highlights the Church’s origins, from its roots in the mind of founder L. Ron Hubbard to its rise in popularity in Hollywood and beyond. The heart of the film is a series of shocking revelations by former insiders, including high-ranking and recognizable members such as acclaimed screenwriter Paul Haggis (Crash), as they describe the systematic history of abuse and betrayal by Church officials, including the current leadership of the Church. Join us for an evening of pizza, picture, and a chance for thoughtful discussion. Pizza 6p, film 7:45p. Movies shown on 58" plasma TV. For pizza, let us know your preference, meat or veggie. (510) 451-3009, daniel/a/t/joyfulharmony.org. Hosted in Oakland by Daniel Neumayer and Gwendolyn Rothman, Harmony Center for the Joyful Spirit. Map and directions: joyfulharmony.org/wordpress/index.php/contact. PC, NS, NXM, LCR (RSE 1,3 F)

6:30p           First Friday in Danville. We’ll be at Luna Loca in Danville, a good Mexican restaurant in “The Livery” shopping center on San Ramon Valley Blvd. with good food, good prices, and good drinks. It’s pretty easy to get to: From I-680, take the Sycamore Valley Rd. exit, turn right on San Ramon Valley Blvd., and then take the first left (there’s a light) and Luna Loca will be on your right. Check their website at www.lunalocadanville.com for more information. I’ll make a reservation based on how many I think are coming, but please let me know if you’re thinking of attending so I can change the reservation. Call Donna Jadis at (925) 978-0690 or e-mail donna/a/t/mooseworks.org for more info. (RSE 1 F)

2 – Saturday

6p                  Start The Month Right. At Elna and Adrian Tymes’ home in Mountain View. Come celebrate the 37th year and longest running monthly social event in all of American Mensa (at Elna’s home every month since 1981)! Potluck dinner, unstructured socializing, games, and talk. We provide the main dish; you bring salad, bread, or dessert to share and YOB. $1 donation requested. No reservations needed. Info (650) 969-6650. Guests of Mensans must be accompanied by the member. PC, SO, WBC, WCD, C/D. (RSE 1 Sat)

3 – Sunday

                        Albany Hill Hike will not meet in September, as Roberta is away. See you on October 1. (RSE 1 Su)

5 – Tuesday

6p                  Tuesday Tipplers. We meet at San Rafael Joe’s, 931 4th St., San Rafael 94901. Join us for drinks and conversation in the bar at 6p and stay for dinner at 7p. Park on the street or in the city garage at Lootens Pl. and 3rd St. (the restaurant has a back door to the garage). Carole Taylor, caroleptaylor/a/t/sbcglobal.net or (415) 454-9453. PC (RSE 1 Tu)

                        Intelligencer Deadline. Deadline for calendar events, advertising, members’ free ads, and all other content. See above for information on submitting events. (RSE Tu after 1 Sa)

6 – Wednesday

11:30a        Math Lovers’ Lunch. Chefs Chinese Food, 233 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito 94530 (close to the El Cerrito Plaza BART station), (510) 525-8737. A table will be reserved. All adults who enjoy discussing mathematics (at any level) are welcome. Our discussions are wide-ranging and are not confined to mathematical subjects. Please try to come at 11:30a sharp, but come anyway if, for some reason, you may be a few minutes late. Kevin Langdon, (510) 524-0345, kevin.langdon/a/t/polymath-systems.com. PC, NS, NMPCW, NXM, WCE (RSE 1 W)

6:30p           East Bay Science Café. A free gathering featuring UC Berkeley scientists in an informal discussion of interesting and relevant scientific issues, promoting a casual evening of conversation. At Restaurant Cafe Valparaiso, 1403 Solano Ave., Albany 94706. We meet at 6:30p to order dinner before they get too busy, and the program starts at 7p. Please contact Roberta Maguire to make sure she is in town at (510) 292-6370 or robertamaguire/a/t/hotmail.com. PC, ACW, NMPCW, NS, NXM (RSE 1 W)

8 – Friday

6:30p           Mid-Month Mex (MMMex). We meet, eat, and rest our feet at Tito’s, 15508 E. 14th St., San Leandro 94578, 1500’ NE of the exact geographic center of the Bay Area. Twixt 580 and 880, and close to Bay Fair BART, this is where Mensans meet in the middle and go “MMM!” Come for the Mensans and the margaritas (or just for the Mensans), along with a marvelous Mexican meal after 7p. Co-hosted by Hank Stephenson, hank888/a/t/earthlink.net or (415) 793-0300 cell, and Peter Midnight. Come see why Tito’s has been there for more than 60 years, directly across E. 14th St. from Bayfair Center. We’ll see you at Tito’s! No pets. PC, WCE, NMPCW, NC, SO, NXM (RSE 2 F)

7p                  GenX Food and Movie Night. Join us for dinner at 7p at a South of Market restaurant (to be determined) in San Francisco, followed by a movie at a local theater. As ever, all ages are welcome. The only requirement is the manners your mother taught you, and that includes RSVPs. To get the restaurant information, contact Cathy at (415) 730-5711 or mulfordc/a/t/alumni.princeton.edu. PC, NMPCW (RSE 2 F)

9 – Saturday

4p                  Big Ideas Reading Group: How Not to be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg. Math isn’t confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do – the whole world is shot through with it. Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, from the everyday to the cosmic. From Steve Pinker, our October author, “... Like Lewis Carroll, George Gamow, and Martin Gardner before him, Jordan Ellenberg shows how mathematics can delight and stimulate the mind. But he also shows that mathematical thinking should be in the toolkit of every thoughtful person – of everyone who wants to avoid fallacies, superstitions, and other ways of being wrong.” We are meeting this month at Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real (at Ravenswood Ave.), Menlo Park 94025. Free parking below. For October 14, also at Kepler’s: How the Mind Works by Steve Pinker. We have a list of books read at www.bigideasreadinggroup.com/BIRG2.html. For questions and directions please contact Chris Boyd at snoboyd/a/t/sbcglobal.net. PC, NMPCW, NXM (RSE 2 Sa)

7p                  Game Night in Hercules. Join Lilley and Tony Mazy for fun and games in the Northern East Bay! We’re playing word games, card games, board games, all kinds of fast-action social games (not long strategy games). Choose from our (somewhat limited) shelf of games or bring your own fast-action social games. Lilley and I will have some light refreshments, but please bring a snack to share. The fun is in the quiet bedroom community of Hercules. For more information or directions, contact Tony at tony/a/t/mazy.us or (925) 785-5178. RSVPs, preferably by e-mail, are much appreciated. Members only, except for member-escorted guests. PC, FFE, NC, NS, WCD (RSE 2 Sa)

11 – Monday

11:30a        Monday Munchers. This month we will re-visit Celia’s Mexican Restaurant, 1 Vivian St., San Rafael 94901, (415) 456-8190, www.celiasrestaurants.com/san-rafael/. RSVP by Thursday, September 7, to Elizabeth Calaway at (415) 456-9220 or elizterrycalaway/a/t/aol.com. PC (RSE 2 M)

5:30p           San Francisco Pub Get-Together. Stop by after work or, if you don’t work downtown, just come anyway. All Mensans and their guests are welcome, provided that they are at least 21. At Patriot House in 2 Embarcadero Center (Sacramento St. between Front St. and Davis St.), SF 94111. Take the inside escalator to the 3rd floor, then turn right. Look for the Mensa logo on our table or ask one of the waitresses to find us. Starting at 5:30p, but arrive when you can and leave when you’re ready. We will be there for several hours. They have a Happy Hour until 6p, which resumes at 10p. RSVP preferred on Mensa’s Meetup site at www.meetup.com/SFMensa, less preferred by e-mail to Barry Krasner at bwkbwk/a/t/pacbell.net. If you find that you can’t come after RSVPing “Yes”, please change your RSVP to “No” before the event takes place. PC, NC, NS, NMPCW (RSE 2 M)

13 – Wednesday

6:17p           Berkeley-Oakland Restaurant Group (BORG). Assimilate delicious food and interesting conversation at a good restaurant somewhere in the central East Bay. E-mail or call ahead for the location. Reservation deadline is 6p on Tuesday, September 12, by e-mail or phone so we have a table large enough for everyone. Well-behaved non-Mensans welcome. Please bring cash. Cathy Roha, catroha/a/t/gmail.com, (510) 845-1833. PC, NMPCW (RSE 2 W)

7:30p           GenX South Bay Pub Quiz. Join us at Katie Bloom’s, 369 East Campbell Ave., Campbell 95008. The quiz starts at 7:30p, but come early to secure a table and have some dinner. RSVP helpful but not required. Corey Coughlin, (408) 499-9491 or coreyjc/a/t/comcast.net. PC, NMPCW, NXM, WCP (RSE W after 2 F)

14 – Thursday

11:45a        South Bay Lunch. Meet at Effie’s Restaurant and Bar, 331 W. Hacienda Ave., Campbell 95008. Their phone is (408) 374-3400. Menu and other info are online at effiesrestaurantandbar.com. Sandra Anderson, (408) 621-1273. PC, NMPCW, WCE (RSE 2,4 Th)

6:30p           Harmony Art Showcase. Open mic. Open to all spectators and all unamplified performers, musicians, painters, dancers, poets, quilters, felters, etc. Any and all artists of any age, gender, race. Hosted by Gwendolyn Rothman, 565 Bellevue Ave. #2408, Oakland 94610, one block off Grand Ave. at Perkins St. For map, directions, and public transit info go to joyfulharmony.org and click on “Contact Us”. Performers please note: RSVP is required by the preceding Friday. E-mail phonegwendolyn/a/t/gmail.com or text to (510) 541-1262. Give your name, the title and genre of your production, and anything else you want said in your introduction. Performers will have up to 5 minutes each. PC, NS, NXM (RSE 2 Th)

15 – Friday

6p                  Movies That Matter: I Am Not Your Negro (2016). Director Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, a radical narration about race in America, using the writer’s original words. He draws upon Baldwin’s notes on the lives and assassinations of Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King Jr. to explore and bring a fresh and radical perspective to the current racial narrative in America. This documentary uses that unfinished text to create a visual essay on race in America. Samuel L. Jackson’s narration consists entirely of Baldwin’s words accompanied by striking photographs. There are many concise, powerful interviews with Malcom X, Evers, King, and Baldwin. Join us for an evening of pizza, picture, and a chance for thoughtful discussion. Pizza 6p, film 7:45p. Movies shown on 58" plasma TV. For pizza, let us know your preference, meat or veggie. (510) 451-3009, daniel/a/t/joyfulharmony.org. Hosted in Oakland by Daniel Neumayer and Gwendolyn Rothman, Harmony Center for the Joyful Spirit. Map and directions: joyfulharmony.org/wordpress/index.php/contact. PC, NS, NXM, LCR (RSE 1,3 F)

7p                  Movie Night in Orinda. The title of the movie is to be determined. Please phone or e-mail me within a week or two of the 3rd Friday. Or I will e-mail you and provide the name and details of the movie that we will be seeing. Come about 7p and we’ll start the movie at 7:30p. Enjoy an evening with Mensa friends, other friends, or family members that you would like to invite. We’ll socialize both before the movie and during intermission. Please bring something to share. It is not a dinner, but salads are welcome, as are hors d’oeuvres, fruit, dessert, and light-colored beverages (no chips). Please reserve your seat with Mary Bradshaw, (925) 376-0762 or MaryBradsh/a/t/aol.com. Your suggestions for NEW, recently released, or soon to be available movies are appreciated for our future choices. PC, NMPCW (RSE 3 F)

16 – Saturday

1p                  Mensa Testing in San Carlos. See www.sfmensa.org/info/testing.html for information. PC

7p                  South Bay Games Night. Barbara and Tom Canup welcome you to their home in south San Jose. A variety of board, word, and card games are available, or you can bring your own favorite. Please bring a snack to share and your choice of beverage. New players are especially welcome. Contact Barbara at (408) 225-6068 or treasurer/a/t/sfmensa.org. PC, C, BYOB, NMPCW, SO, WCP (RSE 3 Sa)

17 – Sunday

11:30a        Third Sunday Brunch. Greet old friends and meet new ones when you join us at Le Boulanger for brunch, 622 Laurel St., San Carlos 94070. One block from San Carlos train station off San Carlos Ave. Questions? Call Adele before Sunday at (650) 752-4684. PC, NMPCW, WCE (RSE 3 Su)

1p                  Robotics Competition. “Chezy Champs” at Bellarmine College Prep, 799 Emory St., San Jose 95110. This is a re-staging of the same game you might have seen in April at SJSU. High schools have graduated their seniors and this competition is an opportunity for teams to compete with new leadership and members, improved robots, and as a warm-up to the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition season in January. This year’s game is the steampunk-themed “FIRST Steamworks”. The brief game video, with somewhat fanciful robots, is at youtu.be/EMiNmJW7enI. Two teams of three student-designed and built 55 kg. (120 lb.) robots shoot balls (“fuel elements”) and transport gears to their “airship”; extra points and drama at the end if the robots hoist themselves up a rope to “board” their airship. Each two and a half minute match starts with a 15 second autonomous period. The games start Friday evening and run through Sunday, September 15-17, with the best robots playing for the championship at 1p Sunday the 17th. Bellarmine (FIRST Robotics Competition team 254) is a world-class team and this game attracts some of the best teams in the West and beyond. Admission and parking are free and spectators are welcome to visit the pits to talk to students and see the robots up close. Parking info and a schedule are at chezychamps.com. A similar competition will be held on October 14-15 at Evergreen Valley HS in San Jose. Gary Koerzendorfer, garyk/a/t/dslextreme.com. PC, NXM, WBC

6p                  Sunday Evening at Margaret and Jerry’s. Sunday evening supper: ingest and digress. We will have entrée, coffee, and tea. Bring salad/veggies/bread/dessert/beverage to share. Come after dinner if you like. Margaret Pillow and Jerome Taylor host in Berkeley. Contact them at (510) 883-1898 or jmjb7/a/t/earthlink.net. PC, C, SO, NMPCW, WBC

18 – Monday

7:30p           Trivia Night at Spats Restaurant and Saloon, 1974 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley 94704. Join us for a Geeks Who Drink quiz, good food and good company. Teams are limited to six players. Contact Roberta Maguire, robertamaguire/a/t/hotmail.com, (510) 292-6370, or Dan Phillips, umpolung13/a/t/yahoo.com, (304) 975-0066. PC, ACW, NMPCW, NS, NXM, WCP (RSE 3 M)

23 – Saturday

7p                  Delta Open House. For those of us living in Stockton, Antioch, Brentwood, Pittsburg, Discovery Bay, Mountain House, and all the little towns in between, the Delta Open House is a time to get together with fellow Mensans without a lot of traveling. Enjoy the company of fellow Mensans out in the Delta. This month the event will be at the home of Rich and Jennifer Storm Alves in Discovery Bay. This is in the Lakeshore gated community so be prepared to tell the guard where you are going and show some ID. If you RSVP it will make the process at the gate easier as Jennifer will call your name in to the guard. RSVPs appreciated but not required, text to Jennifer at (614) 352-5227, and you can also call at this number for directions. For info about upcoming events, call Judy at (714) 356-4873. PC, D, C, NS (RSE 4 Sa)

24 – Sunday

5p                  The Kelly Park Big Band at The Sound Room, 2147 Broadway, Oakland 94612. Led by Mensan/drummer Kelly Park, this 16 piece big band plays original music and arrangements of jazz standards. We’ll stick around after the concert for an informal music conversation, meet some of the band members, have a cocktail, etc. There is a $20 door charge for this event. No RSVP required. PC, NS, WBC, WCP (RSE last Su)

25 – Monday

6:30p           Near Palo Alto Dining. Join Susan Heimlich at Passage to India, 1991 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View 94040, southeast of Rengstorff Ave. and on the southwest side of the street. Phone (650) 969-9990. Their website is www.passagetoindia.net. On it you will see a wide variety of entrees and even some complete dinners for $20 or less (the buffet is $15). As always our group offers lively conversation, a wealth of expertise, and more opinions than people. Feel free to make yourself a part of it. To reserve, contact Susan at Susan.Heimlich/a/t/gmail.com or at cell (650) 714-4972 by Saturday, September 23. Ask for the Mensa table, and please bring cash. For last minute changes call (650) 714-4972. PC, NMPCW

26 – Tuesday

7:30p           Trivia Tuesday at the Fireside Lounge, 1453 Webster St., Alameda 94501. Play begins between 7:30p and 8p. Drinks are optional and reasonable. Food is not served, but you can either bring some or get nachos next door. Teams of up to six players; typically there will be 10 to twenty teams. It will be Mensans against the proletariat (otherwise known as the pros). Five rounds of twelve questions, with dumb prizes or free drinks (at their discretion) for the winners. Call Steve Andersen at (510) 521-8869 or email beveaux/a/t/gmail.com to RSVP (appreciated but not required). PC, NMPCW, NS, NXM, WCE

27 – Wednesday

11:15a        Lunch in Walnut Creek at Black Bear Diner (or, you can order breakfast). This is a new restaurant for our group. Two of us ate there recently and if you are celebrating a birthday you may receive a scoop of nice ice cream topped with a candle. The restaurant is located in Countrywood Shopping Center at 700 Bancroft Rd., 94598, near Treat Blvd. The restaurant is directly in front of Safeway and is right on Bancroft Road. Meet at the front entrance or go in to the rear dining room where we early birds will pull together tables for our group. It is not a Buffet so feel free to go ahead and order your meal, if you wish, as soon as you find your seat and are provided a menu. If possible, RSVP so we may be able to pull together enough tables for our group. You are welcome to invite family members or friends that you would like to include. Questions? Mary Bradshaw, (925) 376-0762 or MaryBradsh/a/t/aol.com. PC, NMPCW

5:30p           Brainstormer Trivia Night. Come join us at Patriot House Pub, 2 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco 94111 (Sacramento St. between Davis St. and Front St., on the top level, to the right as you step off the escalator). Please arrive between 5:30p and 5:45p. The trivia contest will begin at 6p and will last for about 2 hours. See www.brainstormer.com/venue/498/patriot-house-pub for details. The Patriot House is close to the Financial District and Embarcadero BART/Muni, and parking is validated for the underground garage. They have a wide selection of beers, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic drinks, and food, and a Happy Hour until 6p. Look for the Mensa logo on our table or ask for “Barry and the Mensa Group”. RSVP preferred on Mensa’s Meetup site at www.meetup.com/SFMensa, less preferred by e-mail to Barry Krasner at bwkbwk/a/t/pacbell.net. If you find that you can’t come after RSVPing “Yes”, please change your RSVP to “No” before the event takes place. PC, NMPCW, NC, NS, NXM (RSE last W)

28 – Thursday

11:45a        South Bay Lunch. See September 14. (RSE 2,4 Th)

30 – Saturday

7p                  East Bay Game Night. Join us for fun and games in the East Bay! We’re playing word games, card games, board games, all kinds of fast-action social games (not long strategy games). Choose from my shelves of games or bring your own fast-action social games. Please also bring a snack to share. The fun is in Oakland. No RSVP needed; just show up at 7p or later. We have about 20 people every month, most of whom do not RSVP. For more information or directions, contact Alan at alan.winson/a/t/gmail.com or (510) 653-2685 (voice only). Please pull forward to park four cars in my driveway. Free street parking is available in the neighborhood; don’t give up! PC, NMPCW, NS, WCP (RSE last Sa)

 

FUTURE FLASHES

October 1 – Sunday

4p                  Albany Hill Hike returns. Join us for a one-hour scenic and historic hike up and around Albany Hill 94706. The trail is steep in spots, but the views are expansive. Special bonus: We have scheduled the Sather Tower Solar Beacon to shine directly upon us as we arrive at the top of the hill. Meet under Pacific East Mall Jumbotron just behind the bus stop on the east side of Pierce St. between Central Ave. in El Cerrito and Washington Ave. in Albany. Free parking is available in the mall lot. Seven tenths of a mile from El Cerrito Plaza BART station. Please contact Roberta Maguire to make sure she is in town at robertamaguire/a/t/hotmail.com or (510) 292-6370. PC, ACW, NMPCW, NS, WCI, NXM (RSE 1 Su)

2 – Monday

6:30p           ExComm Meeting. See September 6.

3 – Tuesday

6p                  Tuesday Tipplers. See September 5. (RSE 1 Tu)

4 – Wednesday

11:30a        Math Lovers’ Lunch. See September 6. (RSE 1 W)

6:30p           East Bay Science Café. See September 6. (RSE 1 W)

6 – Friday

6p                  Movies That Matter. See September 1. (RSE 1,3 F)

6:30p           First Friday in Danville. See September 1. (RSE 1 F)

7 – Saturday

6p                  Start The Month Right. See September 2. (RSE 1 Sa)

December 2 – Saturday

6p                  SFRM Holiday Potluck in the Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Save the date and check back in future editions of the Intelligencer for more details.