Noe Valley Voice October 2010

More Groups to Join

Castro Area Planning + Action

Contact: Linton Stables, 541-0344, ext. 230


Meetings: Second Thursday, Eureka Valley Rec 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: Lisa and 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 Ron Atwood, 509-1097.



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 Joggers

Contact: Gwen Sanderson, 509-6261


Meetings: Monday and Wednesday at 8 a.m. and Saturday at 8:30 a.m. for 30-minute  run/walk exercise. Meet at 23rd and Diamond.  


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.


Residents for Noe Valley Town Square

Contact: Todd David, 401-0625



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)

Website: http: //


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.