Sunnyside Walking Group now meeting — all welcome

Join the new group of Sunnysiders now walking twice weekly and meet new friends. Meets on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 AM at 415 Edna Street (Hearst). The group was formed with the help of the Sunnyside Community Connector at the Always Active senior exercise program (meets Mon and Wed). More here.

Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco
Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco

Free workshops from SF Assessor at branch libraries

From the Office of San Francisco Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu:

The Office of Assessor Carmen Chu and the SF Public Library will be presenting workshops around San Francisco in 2019.  The topic is Property Tax Savings for Families and Seniors.  We will cover how your property taxes are calculated and share tax savings that folks may be eligible for as homeowners in California.

2019 Library Workshop Series

Eureka Valley Branch Library
1 Jose Sarria Court, San Francisco, CA 94114
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
RSVP here

Merced Branch Library
155 Winston Drive, SF CA 94132
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 pm
RSVP here

Portola Branch Library
380 Bacon Street, San Francisco, CA 94134
Saturday, October 12, 2019
1:00 – 2:00 pm
RSVP here 
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SF Assessor’s Office representative at Sunnyside Community Connectors this Wednesday

After the usual senior exercise class at Always Active on Wednesday July 24, representative Nicole J Agbayani from the SF Office of the Assessor-Recorder will speak and answer your questions at 10:30 AM about property tax savings for seniors and estate planning for families through the Sunnyside Community Connectors program.

Free and all are welcome. St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street (Hearst Ave).

Free concert at Sunnyside Conservatory on July 11

On Thursday July 11 (7 to 8 PM) you are invited to a free music event featuring local talent, sponsored by Sunnyside Neighborhood Association, at Sunnyside Conservatory (236 Monterey Blvd):

Young, Old, New and Bold: a concert of new and old tunes, young performers, not so young performers.

  • The Sunny Winds, comprised of neighborhood denizens: Danessa Miller, clarinet, Ruth Keys, flute, Louise Pescetta, oboe, Jason Gibbs, bassoon, and Carol Yarbrough, horn. Guest: Alex Strachan, horn.
  • The Jostlein Players: Thomas and Trish Jostlein, St. Louis Symphony horns, and their sons, Klaus, violin and Max, cello.

Free to all! 


Sponsored by Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.

Could your street be a Play Street?

From Play Streets SF:

Transform your block into a car-free temporary park!

Applications are now open for the 2019 season of Play Streets SF at, Livable City’s newest program that empowers San Francisco residents to transform their own street on a regular basis into an accessible, car-free open space for children, seniors and neighbors to connect.

With a mission to create healthier, more connected and resilient communities, Play Streets SF provides residents and local organizing teams with the tools needed to reclaim their street for community health and connection – from hassle-free permitting to free safety equipment, outreach tools, and play equipment.

How It Works 

Resources and FAQs 


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Antique Car Show

From OMI Cultural Participation Project

You’re invited to attend Ocean Avenue Antique & Exotic Car Show! Enjoy antique cars on display from all eras: local vendors, arts & crafts, children’s activities, and raffle. All registered car owners get a $20 Starbucks gift card. Live DJ spinning classic soul, R&B & rock from the ’50s to ’80s. Food, of course, by Beep’s Burgers. FREE to attend.

Saturday, June 22nd 12 – 3 p.m. Ocean Avenue and Lee Streets in San Francisco


Always Active events in July and August

The new free senior exercise program in Sunnyside, Always Active, got off to a roaring start in May and now sees 20-30 attendees every Monday and Wednesday morning (9:30-10:30 AM) at St Finn Barr hall (415 Edna Street). New participants always welcome.

Here are upcoming events scheduled for the after class period (10:30-11:30 AM):

Mondays, from June through August:

  • Memoir Writing


  • July 10: ReServ, “First Impressions”
  • July 17: Healthy Eating with Olivia — Ceviche
  • August 14: Pharmacy/UCSF
  • August 21: Holistic Fall Prevention with Estelle.

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