Yerba Buena Alliance Events

Jun
9
Sat
Yerba Buena Art Walk @ Yerba Buena Gardens
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Yerba Buena Art Walk @ Yerba Buena Gardens

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Experience the Art Heart of downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood

 

Pick up your Yerba Buena Art Walk Passport to get stamped at each location. Get stamped at each location to be entered to win the grand prize, a pair of guest passes to each participating institution.

 

Yerba Buena Art Walk Schedule of Events

 

1:00-2:30 pm

Yerba Buena Garden Festival

Traditional Balinese Music & Dance with Gamelan Sekar Jaya

Legendary Bay Area arts and culture organization http://www.gsj.org

 

2:00-3:00 pm

Pre Art Walk Event Reception

California Historical Society

678 Mission Street, San Francisco

 

3:00 – 6:00 pm

Yerba Buena Art Walk

 

6:00-7:30 pm

Yerba Buena Art Walk After Party & Prize Drawing

American Bookbinders Museum

355 Clementina Street, San Francisco

 

Eight Participating Institutions

  1. 111 Minna Gallery
    111 Minna Street 111minnagallery.com

  2. American BookBinders Museum
    355 Clementina Street, bookbindersmuseum.org

  3. California Historical Society
    678 Mission Street californiahistoricalsociety.org

  4. Mirus Gallery
    540 Howard Street mirusgallery.com

  5. Museum of the African Diaspora
    685 Mission Street moadsf.org

  6. SFMOMA*
    151 Third Street sfmoma.org
    Free admission only includes access to the public spaces sfmoma.org/visit/free-to-see

  7. Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
    Yerba Buena Gardens on Mission between Third and Fourth Streets ybgfestival.org

  8. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
    701 Mission Street ybca.org

 

Please note typically the Contemporary Jewish Museum is part of the Art Walk, however this is the same date as their annual gala, so the museum is closed. Check their website for other community events in line with their 10th anniversary. Thecjm.org

 

*SFMOMA closes at 5pm, so part of the Art Walk for their free public spaces only from 3:00-5:00 pm.

 

Jul
12
Thu
July Neighborhood Meeting @ We Work
Jul 12 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
July Neighborhood Meeting @ We Work  | San Francisco | California | United States

Join us for an engaged and informed look at what is happening in the Yerba Buena neighborhood.

The July neighborhood meeting has been moved to the 2nd Thursday of the month due to the 4th of July holiday.

Join us at We Work on Second Street for the first time they host an Alliance neighborhood meeting.

AGENDA

  1. About We Work and the co-working space model
  2. Yerba Buena neighborhood update
  3. More topics TBA, check back for more info
  4. Hear from you, the neighborhood

Refreshments generously provided by We Work.

Jul
19
Thu
July Third Thursday @ Various Places in the Yerba Buena
Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come and explore the art and culture of the Yerba Buena after work with various institutions through out the neighborhood!

The Yerba Buena Gardens Festival introduce Pellejo Seco, one of the most inventive Cuban bands in the Bay Area. Pellejo Seco draws on Afro-Cuban folklore and the latest Havana dance music, Latin jazz and flamenco, bossa nova and jazz/rock fusion. Click here for more information.

After visiting the institutions, head over to a local bar and enjoy happy hour pricing along with special discounts! Check out our Facebook page for more information!

Institutions are open from 5pm-8pm

Bars are open from 5pm-10pm

Institutions include:

Bars Include:

  • B-Bar, 720 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Novela, 662 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Thirsty Bear, 661 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94105
Aug
2
Thu
August Neighborhood Meeting @ City College of San Francisco Downtown Campus
Aug 2 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
August Neighborhood Meeting @ City College of San Francisco Downtown Campus | San Francisco | California | United States

Join us for the August 2nd neighborhood meeting at the Downtown Campus of City College of San Francisco

Get to know your neighborhood and what is going on in the Yerba Buena

Agenda

  1. About City College of San Francisco
  2. About the Yerba Buena Alliance 27th anniversary celebration October 4th
  3. About the SFMTA updates at 5th & Mission Garage
  4. Yerba Buena Conservancy update
  5. Hear from you, the neighborhood

Refreshments generously provided by City College of San Francisco. Most likely the meeting will take place at Educated Palet on the ground floor.

Sep
6
Thu
September Neighborhood Meeting @ Children's Creativity Museum
Sep 6 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am

Come join the Yerba Buena Alliance in our monthly neighborhood meeting to stay updated on what’s going on in the neighborhood! All are welcome and refreshments will be provided.

Agenda:

Oct
4
Thu
2018 COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: Honoring 27 Years of Community Building @ Metreon Cityview
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
2018 COMMUNITY CELEBRATION: Honoring 27 Years of Community Building @ Metreon Cityview  | San Francisco | California | United States

Join us in celebration of 27 years of the Yerba Buena Alliance

SAVE THE DATE

Thursday, October 4, 2018
5:00-6:00 pm: Sponsors Reception
6:00-8:00 pm: Community Celebration

Celebrating in 2018 the Transitions of the Gardens

Featuring over 12 of the area’s finest restaurants providing tastings, experience ” Taste of Yerba Buena”

2018 Yerba Buena Alliance Honorees:

Organizational Champion Award: SF TRAVEL
Acknowledging their contribution to the neighborhood in keeping the Moscone convention full which has an impact on the area’s local hotels, restaurants and retail and keeping the area a vibrant area for all

Unsung Hero Award: Brian Boitano
Acknowledged for his role at the Yerba Buena Bowling & Skating Center to make the Yerba Buena neighborhood an area for excellence for youth in athletics and to acknowledge him as an olympic skater who has been the Alliance MC the past few years at the community event

Special Recognition, Guardian of the Yerba Buena Gardens Award: Willie Abasta, TODCO
Acknowledged for 30 plus years of dedicated service at TODCO, the area’s senior housing, to make the Yerba Buena neighborhood safe and welcoming for seniors

 

Tickets: $50 general, $150 sponsor
See more about the Event or sponsor here

 

Sponsor the Gala! More info for sponsorship coming soon, we hope you will join us!

Nov
1
Thu
November Community Meeting
Nov 1 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am

LOCATION TO BE CONFIRMED*

Check www.yerbabuena.org for more information

Agenda:

  • About the host location (TBA)
  • About the Explosive Growth of the Yerba Buena and what it means for the future with Micha Weinberg of the Bay Area Council
  • Transbay update
  • Hear from the Yerba Buena Neighborhood
Dec
6
Thu
December Neighborhood Meeting @ SPUR Urban Center
Dec 6 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am

Come join the Yerba Buena Alliance this month and stay updated on what is happening in the neighborhood! All are welcome and refreshments will be provided!

Agenda: 

  • About SPUR and their Regional Plan
  • 2019 Preview and what’s to come in the neighborhood
  • Executive Order a new restaurant and bar opening at the base of the Westfield Mall near 5th and Mission
  • About SFMOMA’s deconstruction of the Richard Serra piece
  • Yerba Buena Conservancy Update
  • Hear from you, the neighborhood

Please note that we previously announced this meeting for the Marriott hotel but we have moved the meeting to SPUR. Please note the meeting is at SPUR!

Jan
10
Thu
January Neighborhood Meeting @ California Historical Society
Jan 10 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
January Neighborhood Meeting @ California Historical Society  | San Francisco | California | United States

Join us for the first meeting of 2019! Generally the Alliance has neighborhood meetings on the first Thursday of the month, however due to the closeness of New Years and people’s traveling, we moved this meeting to the 2nd Thursday in order to engage and reach more Yerba Buena Gardens stakeholders.

 

Agenda:

  1. About the California Historical Society programs and events
  2. Topic 2 TBA
  3. Topic 3 TBA
  4. Hear from you, the Yerba Buena neighborhood

Refreshments generously provided by the host.

Feb
7
Thu
February 2019 Neighborhood Meeting @ 111 Minna Gallery
Feb 7 @ 8:45 am – 10:00 am
February 2019 Neighborhood Meeting @ 111 Minna Gallery | San Francisco | California | United States

Join us for the February neighborhood meeting for the stakeholders of the Yerba Buena Gardens at one of the neighborhood’s long standing art and culture venues, 111 Minna. Thank you to gallery director Michelle Delaney for hosting this meeting.

This meeting will be on general schedule for the first Thursday of the month.  Join us Thursday, February 7th from 8:45 to 10 am for an informative look at what is going on in the neighborhood.

Agenda

  1. About 111 Minna Gallery 
  2. About the 2019 How Weird Street Faire
  3. Topic 3 to be announced
  4. Hear from you, the Yerba Buena neighborhood

Refreshments generously provided by 111 Minna. All are welcome. This meeting is a benefit of membership to the Alliance. Be sure to support the Alliance by renewing or joining as a member here. 

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