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Announcements: January, 2022

BEST OF THE RICHMOND 

Send in your ballot by January 15 to vote for the best places for food in the Richmond District. Find ballots online at RichmondSunsetNews.com, or call (415) 706-6428 for a paper ballot. Results will be printed in the February issue of the Richmond Review newspaper and on our website.   

HAPPY BIRTHDAY 

Happy January birthday to Lois Anderson, Mark Craig, Chiara Di Martino, Alex and Alice Doliner, Ilze Earner, Caroline King, Alexander Mullaney, Phyllis Nabhan, Renata Ruby Rhodes, Caley Rittman, Linda Shore and Bonnie Sill. To add a name to the monthly birthday list, email Editor@RichmondSunsetNews.com. Free. 

HISTORY OF IRISH DANCE

 An exhibition on the history of Irish dance in the Bay Area kicks off on Thursday Jan. 13 at the United Irish Cultural Center (UICC) at 2700 45th Ave. It runs until Sunday, Jan. 30.   Cultural program director at the UICC, Anne Cassidy Carew, has kept busy during the lockdown developing the exhibition. She explains that “it will be the first such exhibition on the west coast. It has been an incredible year collecting stories, photographs, ephemera and cultural treasures which document the history of Irish Dance in the San Francisco area since the middle of the 19th century.” Get tickets at IrishCenterSF.org. The UICC is also the location for the annual John and Maureen Kennelly Memorial Feis which runs Saturday, Jan. 15 and 16. All are welcome.

HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT WANTED

For housecleaning, organizing, 3-8 hours/wk. Flexible hours. $20/hr. plus. In the Outer Richmond; ideal for student. I am vaccinated and will be masked; you should be also. Send phone number and info. to bobuddah8@gmail.com.

LIVE-IN ASSISTANT AVAILABLE 

Local senior lady seeks a home and live-in work here in San Francisco as a long-term companion or house sitter. Duties can include light cooking, shopping, supervision and watering garden. Non-smoker, vaccinated and mask wearing. Trustworthy, honest and reliable, working for your health and security as my guiding principle. Excellent references. Call (415) 561-9275 or (415) 731-6112. Please leave your phone number and best time to return your call. 

MEET THE EDITOR

Meet the editor of the Richmond Review: You are invited to meet with Michael Durand, editor and publisher of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers and the RichmondSunsetNews.com website. Bring your story ideas, feedback, suggestions, questions, announcement items and advertising inquiries. We are also welcoming new writers and photographers interested in contributing stories and photos. One Richmond storefront, 802 Clement St., every second Wednesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information, call (415) 706-6428 or email Editor@RichmondSunsetNews.com. Scheduled appointments not necessary but appreciated. 

MOVING PICTURES AT THE CLIFF

Come see “The Cliff Moving Picture Gallery,” a projected video installation that illuminates the north-facing windows of the former Cliff House gift shop with diverse scenes of the Cliff House and connected sites. The installation can be viewed nightly from sundown to 10 p.m. through the beginning of April 2022. A new video will be unveiled the first Saturday of each month. If you have photos, films or videos of the Cliff House you wish to be displayed, send your memories (jpgs preferred) to the artist @ wood.ben1@gmail.com.

MUSEUM AT THE CLIFF

The Western Neighborhoods Project, with ACT Art Conservation and The Great Highway gallery, present a pop-up exhibition, “The Museum at The Cliff,” which showcases a selection of art and artifacts recently saved from an auction that liquidated historical holdings at the landmark restaurant. The museum is open to the public Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. until April 15, 2022. Free. For more information, go to OutsideLands.org.

POETRY ON THE DE YOUNG MUSEUM

A free public exhibit at the de Young Museum called “de Truth” is an exhibition of scrolling poetry on the front of the museum. It is part of a month-long celebration of poetry and light at the iconic Golden Gate Bandshell. The arts nonprofit Illuminate has transformed the area into “The Alterverse” with live poetry throughout December. It kicked off with the unveiling of the words “Lift Every Voice” above the bandshell. For more information  and to see a schedule, go to thealterverse.org/

OUTER SUNSET FARMERS MARKET AND MERCANTILE

Join us at our weekly Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile, Sundays 9 a.m.-3 p.m and Wednesdays 3-7 p.m. on 37th Avenue at Ortega Street featuring local farmers, highly acclaimed food trucks/vendors, makers, merchants, artists and causes, plus live music, children’s activities, yoga and Wednesday storytelling. Go to sunsetmercantilesf.com or call (415) 465-2475 for more details.

ROLLING OUT CAFE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

From Bruno at Rolling Out Cafe: “This hole in the wall has beaten the odds and made it to its 10-year anniversary. Many special thanks to all of our customers and the local Parkside/Sunset community for your support throughout this decade. To celebrate this milestone, we had a T-shirt made, sizes S, M, L, and XL. $20 ea. Stop by our store at 1722 Taraval St. to purchase one. Call or text (415) 513-6054 to reserve a shirt. We will donate the proceeds from the first 100 shirts (i.e., $2,000) to certain non-profit preschools and elementary schools in the Parkside/Sunset areas. If the school you’re associated with likes to be one of the recipients of the fund, send us an email to: rollingoutcafe@gmail.com. It’s our way to say THANK YOU to the community and to our customers … and that’s how we roll!” #rollingoutcafe #10anniversary #thatshowweroll.

STAMP COLLECTOR AND STAMP COLLECTIONS

Stamp collector is buying stamps and stamp collections. I am buying the “older stamps” from the 1800s to 1930. American Philatelic Society member since 1986. Pictures are appreciated. Call or text message (415) 533-0761.

TAI CHI BOXING 

New outdoor class forming: Safe, interactive exercises from Western Boxing and Push Hands will bring your following skills to a high level. Learn how to relate effectively to an opponent in this joyful practice. James: (415) 570-1747.

THANK YOU

Thank you to our wonderful advertisers for supporting local journalism!  Please shop and dine at their stores and thank them for the FREE local newspaper.  

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