HAPPY HOLIDAYS

To All our Neighbors and Friends!

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Next GWPNA Meeting
Wed. Dec. 7
6:30 - 8:30 PM


Meetings and Events...

Nov 17 Exhibit Butterflies & Blooms Exhibit Opens Conservatory of Flowers at GG Park A beautiful and intimate cottage garden aflutter through June 30, 2017. First Tuesdays of each month is Free Admission.
Nov 18 - Dec 19 TOY DRIVE by Walgreens and SFPD Any SF Walgreens Please donate a new unwrapped toy at your local SF Walgreens. Toys will benefit SF Youth and be delivered Dec. 20 - 24, 2016.
Nov 25 - Dec 24
Visit Santa! Macy's Union Square 7th Floor Santaland Tell Old St. Nick your wishes and take pictures! Every year there is a Santa Mail Box. Holiday Ice Rink is opened daily 10am to 11:30pm. Reg. admission is $12, 8yo and under is $7, with skate rentals at $6.
Dec 1 Last Day Don Quixote and the Golden Age SFPL Main Library The exhibit marks the 400th annv of the death of Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes who wrote the Don Quixote de la Mancha. On view will be rare editions of his work and illustrations by French artist Gustavo Dore included in an 1863 edition. FREE
Dec 1 Thu 4 - 8p GG Park Holiday Tree Lighting McLaren Lodge Join for the 87th year of this tradition of lighting "Uncle" John McLaren's tree. Featuring carnival rides, snow play area, caroling, live entertainment and a visit from Santa. FREE EVENT
Dec 1 Thu 7p Mercy HS Winter Pops Concert Mercy HS Holiday Magic featuring: Mercy Chorus A, Dolce Show Choir, Riordan Men's Glee Club and St. Gabriel School Crooners. For tickets: events@mercyhs.org or call 415-334-7941.
Dec 3 Sat 11a - 1p New Neighborhood Playground Herbert Hoover Middle School Come Celebrate the Opening of the Playground to the Public on Weekends! There will be games, food and kids' activities. RSVP: http://www.sfsharedschoolyard.org/kickoff_hoover
Dec 3 Sat 2 - 4p Free Drop In Computer Help for Adults & Seniors SF Public Library West Portal Get help with your email or how to use your device.
Dec 5 Mon 7 - 8p Workshop #2 on the Proposed Urban Design Guidelines CPMC Davies Campus, 45 Castro St., Gazebo Room 1st fl. btwn towers by SF Planning - intended to create a coordinated and consistent design review process and promote a more thoughtful and holistic approach to City building. REGISTER
Dec 7 Wed 630-830p GWPNA Meeting Agenda West Portal Playground Clubhouse Meet & Greet Approve Minutes Officer Reports Committee Reports
Traffic and Safety
Economic Development
Crime and Public Safety
WTPC Update
D7 Supervisor's Update by Jarlene Choy, Asst to Supv. Yee WP Beat Officer Update by Off. Shawn Imhoff Presentation: SFMTA Tunnel Renovation and Track Replacement by Kelley McCoy Old Business / New Business
Dec 12 Mon 1 -3 p Genealogy & Family History Research SF Public Library North Beach Branch Mtg. Rm. Learn how to conduct research and find people accessing billions of records of US census data, vital records, directories, etc. through the Library's FREE database.
Dec 15 Thu 2p West Portal Book Club WP Library Discuss: The Other Paris by Luc Sante. New members welcome.
Dec 17 Sat 2 - 4p Free Drop In Computer Help for Adults & Seniors SF Public Library West Portal Get help with your email or how to use your device.
Dec 20 Tue 7 - 9p SFPD Taraval Community Relations Forum Meeting Taraval Police Station



GWPNA Meetings

GWPNA meetings are held the first Wednesdays of the month and are open to members, guests and public.

   Where: 131 Lenox Way
West Portal Playground Clubhouse [Map]
 When: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Next Meetings: 
Nov 2
Dec 7
Jan 4

2016-17 GWPNA Officers:

 President Thomas Kanaley
 Vice President Lee Hsu
 Secretary and
 Website Editor
 Sarita Gardner
 Treasurer Libby Noronha

Affiliated Groups Liaisons:

 West of Twin Peaks Council Matt Chamberlain
 Lee Hsu
 Libby Noronha
 Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods Rae June Doyle
 West Portal Avenue Merchants Association Robert Pressley
 Karen Tarantola