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Western Addition Peace Festival, August 24, 2019
Date Saturday August 24
Time 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/AuthorAurora Jiminez
Location Details
Buchanan Mall between McAllister St. and Golden Gate Ave.
When: Saturday Aug 24, 12–5pm
Where: Buchanan Mall between McAllister St. and Golden Gate Ave.
Who: All ages
Why: Free food, massage, dancing, performance, community-building and celebration!

The Western Addition Peace Festival is a joyous no-admission, all-ages event where Fillmore residents and visitors from all over mingle with Bay Area luminaries and enjoy free BBQ, live and DJ-ed music and dancing outdoors on the Buchanan Mall, and a full slate of cultural performances. The festival also features 40 booths offering free interactive creative activities for guests of all ages and immediate access to a range of no-fee health and employment support services.

FREE attractions will include:
BBQ lunch
Oakland rapper Mistah F.A.B
Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield, Golden Gloves champ and Fillmore resident
Emcee Lady Blue
DJ Shug spinning tracks and sharing stories
Spoken-word artist Jeremy Michael Vasquez
Abundant Remnant Gospel Choir
Youth spoken-word poetry slam

FREE activities will include:
Health counseling: Eye exams, blood-pressure checks, massages, peer counseling for youth on safe-sex practices
Kids’ activities: Bounce house, face painting, arts-and-crafts
Youth activities: Skate park by San Francisco Skate Club; three-on-three basketball games between SF Police and local youth
Employment support: Sheet Metal Workers’ Local 104 union apprenticeship sign-ups; personalized resume-writing assistance for job-seekers; start-a-business clinic.

Join us in celebrating peace, good health, joy, and the rich history of the Fillmore district!

For more information, visit: http://www.westernadditionpeacefestival.org

Added to the calendar on Friday Aug 2nd, 2019 4:28 PM

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