Noe Valley Voice July-August 2009

More Groups to Join

Castro Area Planning + Action
Contact: Linton Stables, 541-0344, ext. 230
Meetings: Second Thursday, Eureka Valley Recreation Center, 100 Collingwood St., 7:30 p.m.

Castro Farmers' Market
Wednesdays, 4 to 8 p.m., on Noe between Market and Beaver
Sponsor: Merchants of Upper Market & Castro;

Church Street Professionals
Contacts: Gary Norman, 282-5685,
or Susan Levinson, 647-3007
Meetings: Call or e-mail for information.

Diamond Heights Community Association
Contact: Betsy Eddy, 239-5776
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31529,
San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: First Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Call for location.

Dolores Heights Improvement Club
Meetings: Board meetings bimonthly; membership semi-annually.

Duncan Newburg Association (DNA)
Contacts: Pat Lockhart, 282-9360;
Diane McCarney, 824-0303; or
Deanna Mooney, 821-4045
Mailing Address: 560 Duncan St.,
San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Call for details.

Eureka Valley Promotion Association
Contact: Scott Wiener, President, 437-9414
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14137, San Francisco, CA 94114
Meetings: 7:30 p.m., Third Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, and November, at Castro Meeting Room, 501 Castro St. (upstairs)

Fair Oaks Neighbors
Contact: Joyce Kurtz, 401-6362
Mailing Address: 261 Fair Oaks St., San Francisco, CA 94110
Note: The annual Fair Oaks Street Fair is held the day before Mother's Day.

Fairmount Heights Neighborhood Association
Contact: Gregg Brooks
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 31059, San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: E-mail for details.

Friends of Dolores Park Playground
Contact: Eli Merritt, 285-3774
Mailing Address: 3786 20th St., San Francisco, CA 94110
Meetings: E-mail for information.

Friends of Glen Canyon Park
Contact: Richard Craib, 648-0862
Mailing Address: 140 Turquoise Way, San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Call for details.

Friends of Noe Courts Playground
Contact: Laura Norman
Mailing Address: c/o Friends of Noe Valley, P.O. Box 460953, San Francisco, CA 94146
Meetings: E-mail for dates and times.

Friends of Noe Valley (FNV)
Contact: Richard May
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 460953, San Francisco, CA 94146
Meetings: First or second Thursday (call or e-mail to confirm), at St. Philip's Parish Hall, 725 Diamond St.

Friends of On Lok's 30th Street Senior Center
Contact: Marianne Hampton, 601-7845
Mailing Address: 225 30th St., San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Occasional. Call for details.

Friends of Noe Valley Recreation Center and Park
Contact: Alexandra Torre
Meetings: E-mail or check website.

Liberty Hill Neighborhood Association
Contact: John Barbey, 695-0990
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 192114,
San Francisco, CA 94119
Meetings: Quarterly. Call for details.

Noe Screenwriting Discussion Group
Contact: Kendall Callas, 821-1310
Meetings: Monthly; e-mail for details.
Pre-requisite: Completed a screenplay or a screenwriting course.

Noe Strolls "Playgroup on Wheels"
Weekly Stroll: Thursday at 11 a.m., departing Holey Bagel, 3872 24th St.
For details, visit

Noe Valley Association­24th Street Community Benefit District
Contact: Debra Niemann,
Dispatch: To report spills, debris, or garbage on 24th Street, call 559-8492.

Noe Valley Democratic Club
Contact: Andy Fleischman, 641-5838
Meetings: Third Wednesday, St. Philip's Church, 725 Diamond St., 7:30 p.m. Parking available in lot off Elizabeth.

Noe Valley Farmers' Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., on 24th between Vicksburg and Sanchez. Also, Tuesdays, 3 to 7 p.m., in the parking lot of the future Whole Foods, 24th between Sanchez and Noe.
Contact: Leslie Crawford, 248-1332
Mailing Address: 4101 24th St., #401, San Francisco, CA 94114
Meetings: Second Thursday, Noe Valley Ministry (co-sponsor), 1021 Sanchez St., 8 p.m.

Noe Valley Library Campaign
Contacts: Kim Drew, 643-4695,; Marian Chatfield-Taylor, 626-7512, ext. 103
Mailing Address: Friends of the
San Francisco Public Library, 391 Grove St., San Francisco, CA 94102

Noe Valley Merchants and Professionals Association (NVMPA)
Contact: Gwen Sanderson, 550-7577
Meetings: Last Tuesday, Bank of America, 4098 24th St., 9 a.m.
Mixers: Last Friday, 6 to 8 p.m.; for location call or see

Noe Valley Parent Network
An e-mail resource network for parents
Contact: Mina Kenvin

Noe Valley Preparedness Committee
Contact: Maxine Fasulis, 641-5536
Meetings: Call for details.

Outer Noe Valley Merchants
Contact: Jim Appenrodt, 641-1500
Mailing Address: 294 29th St., San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Call for details.

San Jose/Guerrero Coalition to Save Our Streets
Contact: Don Oshiro, 285-8188
Meetings: See website.

See Jane Run Running Programs
Contacts: Shauna Nyborg, 415-401-8338;
Deb DeFanti, 415-839-9393
Address: 3910 24th St. (at Sanchez)

Southwest Mission Neighborhood Association (SWMNA)
Boundaries: 24th Street to Cesar Chavez and Fair Oaks to Mission
Contact: Lori Oshiro, Secretary
Meetings: E-mail for information.

Upper Noe Neighbors
Contact: Vicki Rosen, 285-0473
Mailing Address: 169 Valley St., San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Third or fourth Thursday (call to confirm), Upper Noe Recreation Center, Day and Sanchez, 7:30 p.m.