A sizzling summer cook-out and garden party takes place on Thursday, July 4, 2:00-6:00 p.m. at 549 Chenery Street in San Francisco. Donations benefit the $100,000 Freedom Socialist Fund Drive. Requested buffet donation $10-20, child’s plate $5; kids five and under free; work exchanges available. Featuring games for all ages and a feminist raffle. Sponsored by Bay Area Freedom Socialist Party. For more information, contact Toni at 415-864-1278 or BAFSP [at] earthlink.net.