Nov 24: Detroit Steps Fundraiser: Rise and Run Step-a-Thon

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INFORMATION ON HOW TO REGISTER BELOW.

Date and Location
Sunday, November 24, 10:00 AM – 12:00 noon. Meet at Lower Steps, Detroit Street at Hearst Avenue, San Francisco CA.

Background
The Detroit Steps is an ambitious project to beautify the Upper and Lower portions of the Detroit Steps, via landscaping and art. In 2019, District 7 Participatory Budget funding was awarded to the project, to beautify the entrance to the Lower Steps. In addition since June, three major cleanup events have been geared at cleaning the overgrowth in the Upper Steps. Download the FLYER (PDF).

Proceeds from the Rise & Run Step-a-Thon fundraising event will directly pay for the purchase of California native plants to be planted along the Upper Steps. Participation in the event is open to all. Questions? Email: detroitstepsproject@gmail.com


How to register 

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Free program on Sept 18: Learn about Vial of Life

vial-of-life_2019_09Sunnyside Community Connectors is holding an informational session of the Vial of Life program. Learn about how individuals can have their complete medical information ready in their home for responder personnel to use during an emergency.

This easy-to-use Vial provided crucial medical information when a patient is not able to speak or remember this information. The Vial program is easy to implement and you can do it this to protect yourself in the event of an emergency. More here: http://www.vialoflife.com/how_to_use_the_vial_of_life/

  • Date: Wednesday September 18th
  • Time: 10:30 AM
  • Place: St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street (Hearst)
  • Questions? Patti Spaniak patti@sfcommunityliving.org

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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

Supervisor Yee visits Always Active senior program

The new Sunnyside senior exercise program began on May 1st, and is now going strong. Funds were secured by District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee and his office, and yesterday he visited a class. The program took a while to find a home, but now that it has, it is sure to flourish for a long time to come! Meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 9:30am at St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street. All seniors welcome.

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Supervisor Norman Yee with the Always Active senior exercise program, May 15, 2019. Image: Genny Pinzon.

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New Sunnyside senior exercise program has launched

Sunnyside Community Connectors

Free senior program began on Wed May 1, 2019. Meet Your Neighbors, Exercise, and Have Fun! Now meeting every Monday & Wednesday, 9:30-10:30am. 

Sunnyside location: St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street (Hearst)

  • 9:30-10:30am: Always Active Senior Exercise Class — Cardio, Strength Training, Flexibility & Balance
  • 10:30-11:30am: Stay for coffee, snacks, and classes. Meet your neighbors.

Aging and Thriving Together Exercise and stay fit while building a network of supportive neighbors and friends. This free program is funded by the City through Supervisor Yee’s office in partnership with Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Continue reading “New Sunnyside senior exercise program has launched”

Free yoga at Sunnyside Conservatory in June

Free Community Yoga at Sunnyside Conservatory

Free community yoga classes have been scheduled for Wed 6/13, Tue 6/19, and Wed 6/27 [CANCELLED] from 6:30-8:00pm at the beautiful Sunnyside Conservatory (an official SF historic landmark); co-sponsored by the Friends of the Sunnyside Conservatory and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department. Beginners and practitioners of all levels are welcome. The Conservatory is at 236 Monterey Blvd. We request you please arrive at least ten minutes early to set up. Doors will open at 6:15pm. If you have a mat, please bring it; we will have a few extra mats, first come, first served.

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Community Forums for Seniors & Adults with Disabilities

From the City’s DAAS (Dept of Aging and Adult Services): There will be a city-wide series of upcoming forums, so that the city can hear from the community about the needs of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities.

With the passage of the Prop I – The Dignity Fund, DAAS is implementing a comprehensive needs assessment plan which includes these forums. Forums are being held in all supervisoral districts. The District 7 Forum will be held November 1, 2017 at West Portal Clubhouse, 131 Lenox Way. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Interpretation available: Cantonese, Russian. However, anyone can attend any of the district forums listed.

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