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Fillmore Summerfest Kick-Off; Grilling in the 'Mo
Date Saturday June 09
Time 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Hamilton Rec Center 1900 Geary @Steiner San Francisco, CA 94115
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorAdrian Williams
Emailawilliamsassoc [at] yahoo.com
Phone415-424-2980
Address2097 Turk Street
For Immediate Release May 14, 2012 Media Contact: Adrian Williams Media Phone: (415) 424-2980 The Village Project Presents The Fillmore Summer Fest Kick-Off “Grilling in the ‘Mo” What: SAN FRANCISCO -- The Village Project, in collaboration with the Bayview YMCA, Hamilton Recreation Center, and IF/X Productions present its 5th annual “Summer Fest Kick-Off. “Grilling in the ‘Mo” will jump start a summer of free concerts and festivals to be held in the historical Fillmore Jazz District, including the city’s Juneteenth Celebration (June 16-17), The San Francisco Black Film Festival (June 15-17), The Fillmore Jazz Festival (July 7-8) and the Fillmore’s 2nd annual Reggae Festival (September 2nd). This free family bar-b-que will also celebrate the start of a summer of fun and enrichment programs for the community’s youth. There will be plenty of food & live entertainment, featuring the Adrian Costa Blues Persuasion Band, Soul Mechanix Rhythm & Blues Band, the soulful sounds of Augusta Lee Collins, The Village Kids Chorus, the Hamilton Recreation’s line dancers, DJ spinning oldies jams to get you up & dancing, along with kids’ jumpers, & family activities for all - young and old. Adrian Williams, the Executive Director of the Village Project, is renown for her community commitment and family productions, including this year’s “A Senior Moment”, the 6th annual city wide Kwanzaa Celebration (Dec. 26 – Jan 1) and most recently, Mardi Gras San Francisco Style/ Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore held on February 21st. She is the founder & Executive Director of The Village Project; a youth service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition. “I believe that these family events help to strengthen and unite our community, along with promoting a safe and enriched summer for our youth.” The Village Project will sponsor its 7th all day Summer Enrichment Camp, from June 11th – August 3rd for youth 6 to 14 years old. When: Saturday, June 9, 2012; 12 Noon to 5 p.m. Where: Hamilton Recreation Center, 1900 Geary @ Steiner This year’s “Grilling in the ‘MO” community partners include: The Bayview YMCA, San Francisco Recreation & Parks, IF/X Productions, Planet Fillmore Communications, Renaissance Parents of Success, Gussie’s Chicken & Waffles, Bumzy’s Cookies, Bi-Rite Market, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, Miyako Ice Cream, Northern, Park & Richmond S.F.P.D, & Teri’s Creation and Boutique. A special thanks to Episcopal Charities and Kaiser Permanente for supporting the Village Project’s Summer Camp. This event was funded by the Dept. of Public Health. THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED! To donate to the Village Project or for more information, visit our Websites: www.thevillageprojectsf.org www.mardigrassanfrancisco.com www.kwanzaasanfrancisco.com http://www.youtube.com/user/fillmovillageproject?feature=mhum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3YHHgeueqc&context=C478ba37ADvjVQa1PpcFO8VCdFjg5ijIm5hf8ITli29ZPRbFcmOaw= CONTACT: Adrian Williams The Village Project awilliamsassoc@yahoo.com 415-424-2980
Added to the calendar on Monday May 21st, 2012 9:19 PM
§Fillmore Summerfest Kick-Off
by Adrian Williams Monday May 21st, 2012 9:19 PM
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Adrian Costa Blues Persuasion

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