Noe Valley Voice May 2010

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;

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

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: Email for details.

Friends of Billy Goat Hill
Contact: Mo Ghotbi, 821-0122

Friends of Dolores Park Playground
Contact: Eli Merritt, 285-3774
Mailing Address: 3786 20th St., San Francisco, CA 94110
Meetings: Email 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: Email for dates and times.

Friends of Noe Valley (FNV)
Contact: Richard May, 298-2344
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 460953, San Francisco, CA 94146
Meetings: Occasional (call 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: Email 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 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 Association ­24th Street Community Benefit District
Contact: Debra Niemann, 519-0093
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. Call to confirm meeting dates.

Noe Valley Farmers' Market
Open Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., on 24th Street between Vicksburg and Sanchez.
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: Robert Roddick, 641-8687
Meetings: Last Wednesday of February, March, April, May, July, October & November, at Bank of America, Second Floor;
9 a.m. September breakfast, call for details. Website:

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.

SafeCleanGreen Mission Dolores
Contact: Gideon Kramer, 861-2480

See Jane Run
Weekly runs from the store
Information: 415-401-8338
Address: 3910 24th St. (at Sanchez)

Upper Noe Neighbors
Contact: Vicki Rosen, 285-0473
Mailing Address: 169 Valley St., San Francisco, CA 94131
Meetings: Third Thursday of the month. Upper Noe Recreation Center, Day and Sanchez, 7:30 p.m.