Calendar Events Listing

OCTOBER 2014

The Women’s Building supports the free and non-violent exchange of ideas and differing viewpoints, yet we remain non-partisan and do not endorse any political candidates.

Saturday October 11th

Asha for Education San Francisco presents...
Dandia Raas 2014

Dust off those ethnic clothes and put on your dancing shoes to enjoy a night of non-stop dancing, electrifying energy, bright colors, captivating beats, and, of course, the rhythmic clitter clatter of dandiya sticks.
Dandiya Raas is an ancient, traditional dance form of India performed during Navratri - a nine-day celebration of music and dance to observe the triumph of good over evil.
Auditorium | 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
For more info visit at: http://www.ashanet.org/sf/events/dandiya/2014/index.html

Saturday October 11th

Public Allies Silicon Valley San Francisco presents...
ServiceWorks Success Coach Training

Service Works aims to provide San Francisco youth ages 16-24 with tools and training to successfully navigate their pathways to college and their careers through workshops, service projects, and success coaching. Success coaches are adults with college or career experience who are passionate about youth development. If you are interested in becoming a success coach please email me.
Room B | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For more info visit contact Daisha Mshaka at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Wednesday October 15th

Rosie’s Daughter present...
A Conversation about Responsibility with Politician Fiona Ma

Women in the Bay Area - join us on October 15th for our ninth conversation of 2014, with politician Fiona Ma. This month we'll be talking about Responsibility and Civic Engagement, and this promises to be a thought-provoking and inspiring conversation.
Room A | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For more info visit: http://www.rosiesdaughters.org/calendar/2014/a-conversation-with-fionama-about-responsibility

Saturday October 18th

Litquake presents...
LitCrawl 2014

LitCrawl 2014 will spread over more than 3 hours, hosting live reading of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more in bookstores, bars, art galleries, restaurant stores, cafes a bowling alley, community space and even a police station.
Audre Lorde | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Room A | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Room B | 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
For more info visit at: www.litcrawl.org/sf  

Sunday October 19th

Bay Area Coalition against Unconstitutional and Unlawful Wars presents...
An Urgent meeting of peace-makers

Featuring the former 8-term Congressman Dennis Kucinich speaking on
-Challenging lawless new wars in Iraq and Syria and the scourge of endless presidential war-making.
-Remembering 1914 and the “War to end War”.
-Weighing what we the people can do for peace.
Auditorium | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
For more info contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tuesday October 21st

The Balanced Nurse presents...
Striking A Balance with Stress in Nursing

Stress and burnout are too familiar in nursing. Higher acuity, toxic workplace, and bullying put nurses into states of overwhelm. Neuroscience research is exploding. Come learn how your exposure to stress impacts your brain and the practical skills you can use to change your brain chemistry.
Room A | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
For more info visit at: http://www.thebalancednurse.com/new-products/striking-a-balance-with-stress-in-nursing

Friday October 24th

SFWAR presents...
Artist Against Rape 2014

Join us for a night of healing and liberation through the arts! Artists Against Rape features spoken word, music and art from local poets, artists and activists, speaking out against and healing from sexual violence. This year SFWAR is excited to be showcasing work that makes connections between youth culture, sexual violence and social issues by artists who are homeless/marginally housed.
Auditorium | 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
For more info visit at: http://sfwar.org/events.html

Saturday October 25th

Sustainable Economies Law Center presents...
Legal Eats: A legal workshop to support food enterprises

Do you own a food business in the Bay Area? Are you looking to expand your business but don't know how? Want to make sure your business is operating legally? Come to our upcoming Legal Eats workshop to get the scoop on the legal requirements for operating a food business in the Bay Area! RSVP below! The workshop provides food entrepreneurs with a simple overview of laws that regulate food businesses, from health and safety regulations to licensing and permitting to employment laws. The Sustainable Economies Law Center, in partnership with Berkeley Law School's Community Food Enterprise Project, will present a series of short lectures on legal issues related to owning and operating a small food business in the Bay Area.
Auditorium | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
For more info visit at: http://www.theselc.org/legal_eats

 

 

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