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[dfa-23] EVENT LISTINGS * MAY * JUNE ~ ~ ~ - etc

From: Carol C.
Sent on: Thursday, June 14, 2012 1:22 PM

ANNOUNCEMENTS

*The San Diego Democratic Women's Club will hold its next regular meeting in September. We will determine at that time what race(s), to support as the Club's priority race(s) for the November election. Please have a great summer and contact [address removed] or call (619)[masked] for more information or questions. Candidates seeking campaign support for the November election should contact Political Action Chair, Bea Fernandez in mid-August or early Sept.

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***WED JULY 4 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY" ******* CANCELLED ***NO SD DFA JULY MEETUP*** CANCELLED **WED JULY 4 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY" *******Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23


EVENTS

JUNE ~ 2012

***FRI JUNE 15 at 6:30 to 9:30PM " 5TH ANNUAL* WINE * CHEESE & *CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL * " Entertainment by: Sue Palmer “San Diego’s Queen of Boogie Woogie” for Music to Dance by Under the Stars. PURCHASE TICKETS By Calling (619)[masked] or online:http://www.womensmuse... *Where: Spanish Village Patio in Balboa Park, Spanish Village Art Center, 1770 Village Place, San Diego, CA 92101. We are located in Balboa Park between the San Diego Zoo and the Natural History Museum INFO: WOMEN'S HISTORY MUSEUM website: www.womensmuseumca.org/ Call: (619)[masked] Email:[address removed]

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***SAT JUNE 16 at 11 a.m.-2 p.m "ACTIVIST GATHER TO PROTEST ELEPHANT RIDES ~ Have Trunk Will Travel at the San Diego County Fair. In video footage released by ADI, trainers with HTWT can be seen forcing elephants to "perform" by shocking them with electric prods in the sensitive parts of their bodies and striking them with bullhooks—sharp, metal-tipped weapons resembling fireplace pokers that can leave painful welts, abscesses, and puncture wounds on elephants' sensitive skin.     All posters and leaflets will be provided, and please note that reserved parking will not be available.  If you'd like to continue leafleting throughout the duration of the San Diego Fair, please contact Britta at[masked]. Where: Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Solana Beach, CA 92075 (Please meet at the intersection of Jimmy Durante Boulevard and Via De La Valle; see this map). Contact: Ellen at [address removed] or [masked] RSVP on FACEBOOK at  https://www.facebook.com/events/366176533436226

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***SAT JUNE 16 at Shifts: 8 AM -10 AM * 9 AM -11 AM *10 AM -11:30 AM "Voter Registration/Volunteer Recruiting ~Voter Registration Drive" Registering voters/ recruiting volunteers to work with OFA/Vista Date: Host: Audrey Murphy, WHERE: 325 S. Melrose Dr, Vista, CA 92083 Directions: Hwy 78 to Vista Village Dr. off ramp;Hacienda Dr. west to S. Melrose; south on Melrose to Courthouse; Farmer's Mkt. in Courthouse Parking lot REPLY: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/voterregistrationdrive/gpsgx2

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***SAT JUNE 16 Shifts begin at 10:00 AM , 12:00 PM , 2:00 PM (3 shifts) "Oceanside Juneteenth Celebration  ~ Voter Registration Drive ~2012 Obama campaign "OFA" Join us at the Oceanside Juneteenth Celebration at Luiseno Park to register voters and encourage them to join us on the 2012 Obama campaign Host: Jeanette Peck Where: Luiseno Park (Oceanside, CA) Teal Way Oceanside, CA 92057 Directions: Luiseno Park is just outside the San Luis Rey gate of Camp Pendleton at the corner of Douglas Drive and Vandergrift. Take Mission Drive to Douglas Drive; north on Douglas Drive to Vandergrift.  REPLY: https://donate.barackobama.com/page/event/rsvp_save

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***SAT JUNE 16 at 11:00AM "Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth Celebration "  Host: Lana Cooper-Jones The Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration is designed to unite and heal the community by providing opportunities to celebrate Juneteenth and discover local services and resources in a fun, family oriented atmosphere. Over 2,000 San Diego residents attended last year’s Juneteenth celebration. This year... African Americans for Obama Event   RSVP online: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/africanamericansforobamaevent/gp9r4x#rsvp Where: 29th Imperial Ave San Diego, CA 92102

*NOTE: This year’s event is expected to be bigger and better, with even more health information, specialty item vendors, live entertainment, a kid’s zone, and other fun activities for the whole family. With your support and participation we hope to have this year’s event to be bigger and better than last year. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact (619) Lana Cooper-Jones (619)[masked].

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***SAT JUNE 16 at 12:30- 2:30 PM  " OFA BATTLEGROUND   Host: Donna Arnicar   We will make friendly calls to neighbors and build our team! Others can call an important battleground state. Let's help President Obama with teamwork - Now! Phone Bank   REPLY: https://donate.barackobama.com/page/event/rsvp_save  *Where: Donna's House, 276 Rosebay Drive Encinitas, CA 92024

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***SAT JUNE 16 starting at 1:00PM to 3:00PM "SIGN UP FOR 'PACIFIC BEACH/OCEAN BEACH PHONE BANK~2012 OFA Obama campaign" Join your neighbors at a phone bank in Pacific Beach. The event is hosted by Beverly Bradley  *RSVP: Contact Phone:[masked] *Where:: Beverly's home (San Diego, CA) 2073 Wilbur Avenue San Diego, CA 92109 Directions: This section of Wilbur Avenue is off Lamont, one block north of the intersection of Beryl and Lamont in Pacific Beach. ***

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***SAT JUNE 16 at 1:00 PM  "OFA Regional Volunteer Training in Ocean Beach Women's Club" Host: Maryanne Lacey - Come learn about the work of local Obama neighborhood teams, understand what roles you can play within the team structure and sharpen your organizing skills. It will be a unique opportunity to meet other Obama volunteers in your area. You'll leave the training FIRED UP and READY TO GO to support Bar... Training  *RSVP at  https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/training/gpsgj5#rsvp ***Where: Ocean Beach Women's Club, 2160 Bacon Street San Diego, CA 92107

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_________________________________________ *** SUN JUNE 17 at 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. " SEAWORLD PROTEST FOR KEEPING ORCAS & OTHER ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY " Demonstration will be held against SeaWorld for keeping orcas and other animals in captivity! Please join local PETA supporters, Animal Defenders International (ADI), and the Animal Protection and Rescue League for two demonstrations in San Diego this weekend. Where: Outside SeaWorld, 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego (Please meet at the corner of SeaWorld Drive and SeaWorld Way; see this map). Contact: Ellen at [address removed] or [masked]  RSVPon FACEBOOK at  https://www.facebook.com/events/366176533436226

 

***SUN JUNE 17 at 6:00AM "Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth Celebration "    Host: Lana Cooper-Jones The Cooper Family Juneteenth Celebration is designed to unite and heal the community by providing opportunities to celebrate Juneteenth and discover local services and resources in a fun, family oriented atmosphere. Over 2,000 San Diego residents attended last year’s Juneteenth celebration. This year... African Americans for Obama Event   RSVP online: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/africanamericansforobamaevent/gp9r4x#rsvpWhere: 29th Imperial Ave San Diego, CA 92102

NOTE: This year’s event is expected to be bigger and better, with even more health information, specialty item vendors, live entertainment, a kid’s zone, and other fun activities for the whole family. With your support and participation we hope to have this year’s event to be bigger and better than last year. If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact (619) Lana Cooper-Jones (619)[masked].

____________________________________ ***SUN JUNE 17 Shifts begin at 10:00 AM , 12:00 PM (2 shifts) Voter Registration at the Leucadia Farmers Market ~ OBAMA FOR AMERICA Event in CD 49 Encinitas " Support our community, area farmers and enjoy locally grown treats and produce. Help us by volunteering to register voters at the Leucadia Farmers  Join volunteers in San Diego as we recruit local supporters to build our team and help President Obama and Democrats up and down the ticket win elections this November. Please remember to bring your cell phone and charger. Also, some find it useful to use their hands free devices, so feel free to bring those as well. RSVP: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/voterregistrationdrive/gp2fkp#rsvp  *Where: Paul Ecke Elementary School, 185 Union Street (Union and Vulcan), EncinitasCA 92024

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*** SUN JUNE 17 at 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. " SEAWORLD PROTEST FOR KEEPING ORCAS & OTHER ANIMALS IN CAPTIVITY " Demonstration will be held against SeaWorld for keeping orcas and other animals in captivity! Please join local PETA supporters, Animal Defenders International (ADI), and the Animal Protection and Rescue League for two demonstrations in San Diego this weekend. Where: Outside SeaWorld, 500 SeaWorld Dr., San Diego (Please meet at the corner of SeaWorld Drive and SeaWorld Way; see this map). Contact: Ellen at [address removed] or [masked]  RSVPon FACEBOOK at  https://www.facebook.com/events/366176533436226

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***SUN JUNE 17 at 12:00PM - 7:00 PM OBAMA RALLY / ROLL CALL Host: Alan Banks (Day of Action) A rally for the re-election of our 44th president.  SIGN UP FOR 'OBAMA RALLY / ROLL CALL' RSVP: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/dayofaction/gpbksk#rsvp Where: Oak Park (San Diego, CA)[masked]th street (Park is located behind the school) San Diego, CA 92105

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***SUN JUNE 17 at 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM   OFA EVENT  ~  SIGN UP FOR 'HILLCREST/NORTH PARK  Host: Sheila Graves  Join volunteers in San Diego as we recruit local supporters to build our team and help President Obama and Democrats up and down the ticket win elections this November. Please remember to bring your cell phone and charger. Also, some find it useful to use their hands free devices, so feel free to bring those as well. Where:  Cate's Office (San Diego, CA) 5225 Riley Street San Diego, CA 92110

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***SUN JUNE 17 at 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM " CD50/49/42 Advanced Vote Builder Training" *Host: Joe Comella Contact Phone:[masked]  *Where: Hitzke Development Corp Community Room (San Marcos, CA) 251 Autumn Drive Ste 101 San Marcos, CA 92069 Directions: Going South toward Escondido Fwy (I-15 S). 13.7 mi/22.0 km6. Take the Deer Springs Rd/Mountain Meadow Rd exit. 0.3 mi/546 Turn right onto Deer Springs Rd (CR-S12). 2.2 mi/3.6 km. Turn right onto N Twin Oaks Valley Rd. 0.2 mi/276 km Your destination on N Twin Oaks Valley Rd is on the left. RSVP: https://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/training/gp9jxd#rsvp

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***MON JUNE 18 at 5:00pm until 9:00pm  "NRC - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Meeting" ***Where: San Juan Capistrano Community Center 25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano 92675 Nuclear Regulatory Commission will discuss results of the NRC Augmented Inspection Team (AIT) recent inspection of San Onofre following the Unit 3 steam generator tube leak on January 31, 2012, with Southern California Edison Company. Del Mar Council Meeting is the same night as this. Your pick which one to go to....... Please be advised: We should try to be there by 5 p.m.; meeting starts at 6 p.m. I'm told that at the last meeting like this, 150 energy company people signed up right away and our speakers didn't all get in because the comment time was used up. We need to get there early to sign up to speak as soon as we can and also to be outside with signs. heres the link to the NRC website notice: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/public-meetings/index.cfm?action=search.detail&MeetingCode=20120522
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***MON JUNE 18 at Reception 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. -- TO -- WED JUNE 20 ~ Join us, at the Campaign for America's Future conference: “TAKE BACK AMERICAN DREAM CONFERENCE & AWARDS GALA IN Washington, D.C.WOW! LOOK AT THIS LINE UP OF SPEAKERS!!! * VAN JONES * PAUL KRUGMAN * SANDRA FLUKE * Governor HOWARD DEAN * MELISSA HARRIS-PERRY * Al-JEN POO, the Progressive FOX * KATRINA vanden HAUVEL * CHRIS HAYES * Senator BERNIE SANDERS * and many more will share ideas and forge the strategy to make sure that the 99% is heard. This year, to save the nation, progressives must get back on offense and drive the agenda. We have to win not only in November … but also in December. Just five months before what could be the most important set of elections in our lifetimes, thousands of progressives will convene in the nation's capital to energize the movement to Take Back the American Dream. We’ll also have leading activists from Rebuild the Dream, MoveOn.org, Occupy , 99% Spring, labor unions, civil rights and women’s rights groups who know how to win on the ground. This is where you need to be to forge the relationships and develop the strategies to change the direction of the country. The Campaign for America's Future and Institute for America's Future invite you to our annual Awards Gala & Dinner. Join us as We Salute our Progressive Champion * Paul Wellstone Citizen Leadership * Lifetime Leadership * Award Winners. Learn more about the Conference & our Awards Gala go to : http://www.ourfuture.org/conference/gala?key=0, or Register go to https://caf.democracyinaction.org/o/11002/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=67. A limited number of sleeping rooms have been reserved at the Washington Hilton (conference site) at a discounted rate of $269 per night (single/double). You may reserve a room go to http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/D/DCAWHHH-CFAF-20120615/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG or calling[masked] and requesting the group rate for the Campaign for America's Future conference. Please contact [address removed] with any additional questions regarding registration for the conference or the Awards Gala. * Business Attire at the Reception & Dinner * Where: Washington Hilton & Towers International Ballroom 1919 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, D.C.

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***TUES JUNE 19 at 6:30pm-8pm  "MEDICARE FOR ALL ~ TOWN HALL MEETING " Come to the SAN DIEGO TOWN HALL KICK-OFF FOR THE CALIFORNIA TOWN HALL TOUR ! We need your help in building a Medicare-for-All movement! At this time, all sources point to a Supreme Court decision on the “Affordable Care Act” being released between June 18-25th. These events will likely be the first community events on healthcare reform after the decision – a truly historic opportunity for us to provide on-going leadership for real healthcare reform. These events will likely be the first community events on healthcare reform after the decision – a truly historic opportunity for us to provide on-going leadership for real healthcare reform. Please help build a large turnout! Bring family, friends, & coworkers. A health screening will be held beforehand at the same location from 3pm to 6pm. Support the Main Street Contract Heal America! www.MainStreetContract.org Please RSVP : [masked]x3603, [address removed] WHERE: St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, 2728 Sixth Ave, San Diego 92103 Please RSVP: [masked]x3603, [address removed]   Web: web: www.calnurses.org

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***WED JUNE 20 at 10:15AM - 12:00 Noon "REGISTER NEW CITIZENS ~ DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so alll you need to do is to show up. Hope to see you there! Where: Golden Hall, 3rd Ave. & B St. Parking: Free 3 hours at Horton Plaza, Keep ticket Stub! Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed]
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***WED JUNE 20 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM "WHY WE NEED MORE WOMEN IN POSITIONS OF POWER" FRANCINE BUSBY, Executive Director of RUN WOMEN RUN delivers astonishing statistics on the rising tide of women in leadership. The race is on to increase the number of women from Board Rooms to Parliaments, Presidents, Prime Ministers and Congress. Why? Because the most effective way to increase profits, prosperity, peace, equality and justice is to increase the number of women in policy making positions. So why does the United States rank at about the 90th place in the number of women in elected office? And why do young women think that Lady Gaga is more powerful than Nancy Pelosi? You'll learn about this and much more. *Where: Mesa Village Rec Hall #1, 10550 Caminito Flores, San Diego (Mira Mesa), CA 92126 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: j[address removed] Website: www.blackmountaindemocrats.org

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***WED JUNE 20 at  6:30 p.m " A CONVERSATION FORMER CITY COUNCILWOMAN DONNA FRYE & VOICE OF SAN DIEGO. ORG " I'm excited to welcome DONNA FRYE as our first guest to  "One Voice at a Time" a new VOSD conversation series. Join us as we review the Elections, and talk about the Future of San Diego with former City Councilwoman Donna Frye, Each month I'll be sitting down, one on one, with local newsmakers and talking about the issues shaping our city.  First guest: Donna Frye  As reporters, we get to have lively discussions with our city's leaders every day. We decided to let our members in on a few of them. That's why we're launching the new One Voice at a Time conversation series. VOSD Members at the Inside Voice level and above receive free admission. All others pay just $5 for this debut event. Normally, it will be $10. Proceeds will benefit Voice of San Diego, a nonprofit member-based news organization. We hope to see you there! If you're coming, help us plan. Please RSVP to Summer Polacek at  [address removed]    Where: Bird's Surf Shed, 1091 West Morena Boulevard  San Diego, CA 92110

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***THUR JUNE 21 @ 9:30 AM ***2012 Annual Luncheon Featuring Distinguished Honoree and Keynote Speaker Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Reserve tickets now » Luncheon Logistics Thursday, June 21, 2012 registration opens at 9:30a.m. doors will close promptly at 11:45a.m. Where: Washington Hilton (International Ballroom) 1919 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.


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***FRI JUNE 22 at 8:00AM to 12:00 Noon "REGISTER NEW CITIZENS ~ CHULA VISTA" Volunteers are needed to register new citizens! Please RSVP if you will be able to volunteer. Training and supplies will be provided, so all you need to do is to show up. All you need to do is to show up. Thank you for your support. Hope to se you there! Where: USCIS, Field Office, 1261 Third Ave., CHULA VISTA, CA 91911 Contact: RSVP:  (858)[masked] Email: [address removed]

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***FRI & SAT ""JUNE 22,23 ***29,&30 at 8:30PM Black Kat Theatre "2012 Election Special: A Living Newspaper" There’s never a shortage of material for us, and we have brand new scenes and songs to commemorate the June presidential primaries! With Mitt Romney getting close to securing the Republican Party nomination, both parties are raising dollars, and making ads to make sure their issues are being heard. We're very excited to welcome back to the stage Brian Collins, Victoria Iyamba, Michael Demoret, Maria Demoret, and Kris Saradpon. With new actors Matt Ignacio, Greyson Kelley, and Jeri Wilson. The show is written by Brian Collins with additional material by Kris Saradpon. For more info, go to the website- Oh yeah, and like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/BlackKatTheatreCo *** Where: Performing at Desi ‘N’ Friends 2734 Lytton St, SD 92110 www.blackkattheatre.com

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***SAT JUNE 23 at 4:00pm until 7:00pm FREE EVENT! Martha invited you to " TITLE IX 40th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION at Oceanside Pier Amphitheater " Join us for one big party to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Title IX, the legislative milestone that leveled the playing field for women in education and sports. This FREE event will feature Nationally Recognized Speakers -- FEMALE OLYMPIC ATHLETES & WOMEN LEADERS in Business and Education -- along with LIVE MUSIC, DANCE Performances, AUTOGRAPH SIGNING, Expo, Women's Groups, SPORTS TEAMS, FOOD, FUN & MORE! teams, food, fun and more. Bring your mothers, daughters, sisters, girlfriends and wives and salute women's achievement! Hosted by Kinane Events, organizers of the Oceanside Turkey Trot, Surf City USA Marathon, Surf City Beach Derby and Santa Anita Derby Day 5K. Please "Like" us on FB at: http://www.facebook.com/TitleIx40thAnniversaryCelebration Where: Oceanside Pier Amphitheater, 200 N. The Strand
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***SAT JUNE 23 at 11:30AM "San Diego County Green Party Monthly Meeting" We will be discussing the primary election results and how to support the party as we prepare for the November election. Where: Beers Community Center (4065 Vermont Street, San Diego) in Hillcrest. Hugh Moore[address removed] http://www.sdgreenparty.org/
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*** SUN JUNE 24 at 1-4PM " DEMCCO FUNDRAISER" Donations of all kinds are needed! Please Donate! This annual event provides us with the funds to contribute to candidates and to other election-related matters, like operation expenses for No. County election headquarters, and so much more. Without this event, we wouldn’t be the vital force we are. Cost, food, beverage, speaker and other details are in n’ltr. It will be quite similar to last year which was great fun and moved right along. You’ll hear more later about final details. Where: Woman’s Club of Carlsbad, 3320 Monroe St. (across from CHS Football Stadium). INFO: Website: www.DEMCCO.org For Parade matters, contact Pres. Ken Clarence,[masked], [address removed].
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***FRI JUNE 28 at 12:00pm Luncheon The City Club of San Diego Proudly Presents: "PETER EDELMAN," Professor, Georgetown University Law School . Author of & Speaking on: "So Rich, So Poor: Why It’s Hard to End Poverty in America” Members $25, Non-members $35 Phone Reservations: [masked], or,[address removed]. Details are at www.cityclubofsandiego.com. *Where: El Vitral Restaurant, 815 "J" Street (at the north entrance to Petco Park) Event Sponsor: California Western School of Law
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***THUR JUNE 28 at 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM " Save KLSD "Koch Brothers Exposed" Sea Rocket, 98 Bottles invited you to JOIN US for an evening designed for LOCAVORES - consumers of local food, drink and film. Featuring the locally produced film "Save KLSD" about local radio, accompanied by local sustainable food at the fabulous Sea Rocket Bistro in North Park.6/28, 8/14. Only 20 people maximum at this intimate gathering on June 28 with writer/producer Jennifer Douglas and special guests to screen the 1 hour version of "Save KLSD: Media Consolidation & Local Radio". RSVP [address removed] and let us know if you are having dinner or just drinks and/or appetizers (we need to give a head count to Sea Rocket). On June 28, the film is followed by a casual discussion with writer/producer Jennifer Douglas. No minimum food/drink order but please order something from the Happy Hour menu until 7pm or the special $25 fixed price special. $5 donation requested for the screening, and DVDs for another $10. WHERE: Sea Rocket Bistro,[masked]th Street, San Diego CA 92104. Contact Jennifer with any questions:[masked] cell/text or [address removed] More info: http://www.sandiegomediareform.com/ Save KLSD Film wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Save_KLSD Like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/saveklsd
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***FRI JUNE 29 at  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM " SAN DIEGO DEMOCRATIC PRIDE RECEPTION ~ A CELEBRATION OF PROGRESS & LGB&T DEMOCRATIC LEADERSHIP " Join us for a celebration of LGBT History Month, featuring local LGBT elected officials and other special guests. More details to be announced later. WHERE: Home of Ron Oster (Address given upon RSVP) Price: $75.00 / Person Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org/equality

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***SAT JUNE 30 at 8:00AM -4:00PM " CDC Leadership Training (Lake San Marcos)"This full day of training will include of a variety of political workshops intended for club/party leaders and activists who want to advance their leaedership roles in the Democratic Party. Participants will have the option to enroll in our new ACT - Activist Training Certification Program, which is designed to provide a network of certified activists for progressive campaigns, candidates and the Democratic Party. Where: Lake San Marcos Pavilion, 1025 La Bonita Dr., 92078 Contact: (858)[masked] Website: www.cdc-ca.org Email: [address removed]

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***SAT JUNE 30 at 10am- Noon *DEMCCO will be participating in "OCEANSIDE INDEPENDENCE DAY FREEDOM PARADE " President Ken Clarence has arranged for a truck and flatbed trailer. He’ll need help with putting together the float. And people to ride in the truck and on the float. Parade starts at Wisconsin (in front of 101 Diner) and ends at Civic Center. Tons of spectators start lining up early along the sidewalks of Pacific Coast Hy. The 1st Marine Div. Marching Band always participates, along with local HS bands. The Base provides military vehicles as parade entries. A significant happening in a significant military town. And good exposure for the Democratic Party and DEMCCO. Please help if you can, whether you’re a DEMCCO member or not. . INFO: Website: www.DEMCCO.org Contact: Pres. Ken Clarence,[masked], [address removed]. INFO: Carol at [address removed].

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***SAT JUNE 30 at  6:00PM HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRIDA! ~ PACHANGA DE FRIDA KAHLO! We will commemorate the legendary life of one of the most influential Mexican painters of the mid-20th century while enjoying a live salsa band, traditional Mexican dance performance, art exhibits and vendors, a Frida lookalike contest, great food and Tequila! Each year we celebrate the birthday of Frida Kahlo, commemorating the legendary life of one of the most influential Mexican painters of the mid-twentieth century while enjoying a live salsa band, traditional Mexican dance performance, multiple art exhibits by local Latin@ artists and vendors, a Frida lookalike contest, great food and Tequila! Proceeds from this event benefit Latin@ Services at The Center. Pachanga de Frida 2012 - Art! Vida! Y Tequila!  San Diego LGBT Community Center Come celebrate the 105th birthday of Frida Kahlo! Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. If you'd like to attend this event you can Purchase Tickets online at http://events.thecentersd.org/frida! ~  Where: THE SAN DIEGO COMMUNITY LGBT CENTER , AUDITORIUM  3909 Centre Street San Diego, CA 92103 WEB: http://www.thecentersd.org/contact/

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JULY 2012

***NO SD DFA JULY MEETUP*** CANCELLED ***WED JULY 4 HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY" ****
"SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23
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***SAT JULY 7 at 3:00pm until 5:00pm " Fukushima Update: Special Visitor from Fukushima! " Please join us in for a program with MS CHIEKO SHILINA, Experienced Activist and Dedicated Organic Farmer in KAWAMATA VILLAGE of Fukushima before March 11th, 2001. One of her major contributions to Japan’s national anti-nukes organizing is that she organized the sit-in in front of the Ministry of Economy and Industry from September 11th, 2011. In addition, she organized 100 women from Fukushima to set up “Women’s 10 months and 10 days sit-in” from late October, which later became both a symbolic and physical space where women from all over Japan came to communicate and organize. Co-sponsored with San Diego Veterans for Peace. More info: [address removed] Peace Resource Center of San Diego WWW.PRCSD.ORG *Where: First Church of the Brethren, 3850 Westgate Place, San Diego, CA 92105

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***THUR JULY 12 at 5:30-7:30pm *ROCHELLE BECKER*, Executive Director, A4NR & *JOHN GEESMAN*, Former Executive Director & Commissioner, CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION" NUCLEAR POWER IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: CAN WE AFFORD IT? " The Nuclear promise power too cheap to meter? The Nuclear reality ~ Defective steam generators at San Onofre! COME & LEARN HOW YOU CAN ASSERT YOUR RATEPAYER RIGHTS. Earthquake studies to determine seismic risk at reactors!!! How much will it cost to store the radioactive waste for 250 years? $$$ UNKNOWN $$$ ASK QUESTIONS & LEARN WHAT CALIFORNIANS CAN DO TO CREATE ALTERNATIVES TO NUCLEAR POWER. What would it cost to plan a 50 mile evacuation zone around reactors $$$ UNKNOWN $$$ Liability and property damage costs if a Fukushima-like event were to happen in California? $$$ UNKNOWN $$$ Sponsored bySASC/www.SAofSC.org Presented by: Rochelle Becker, Executive Director of the Alliance for Nuclear Responsibility www.a4nr.org & John Geesman, Former Executive Director & Commissioner of the California Energy Commission. Where: California Center for Sustainable Energy, 8696 Balboa Avenue, Suite #100, SD 92123 (Plenty of convenient and free parking at the venue.) RSVP: [address removed] /[masked]

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***SUN JULY 15 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm " Southwestern Extravaganza: a Fundraiser for Tim Nader" Come meet, greet, & support Southwestern Boardmember Tim Nader at the original home of the founder of the city of Chula Vista. Kokopelli level: $25 Kachina level: $40 Dreamcatcher level: $55  *Where: Dickinson Boal House, 1433 E. 24th Street National City, CA 91950

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***TUES JULY 17 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" All members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting. WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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***WED JULY 18 at 6:30pm - 8:30 LAMBDA LEGAL | Location: TBD, San Diego, California Fundraising SAN DIEGO HOUSE PARTY Just Lambda Legal for an update on our groundbreaking civil rights work in California and the rest of the country. For more information, please contact Kimberlee Jones at[masked].

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***WED JULY 18  SDCDP Seminar Initiative Details to come***

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***SAT JULY 21 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am "San Diego Women's Pride Brunch & The Victory Fund's annual San Diego Women's Pride Brunch" Featuring California State Senator Christine Kehoe and Maryland State Delegate Heather Mizeur Pricing Individual Ticket - $100  Maryland State Delegate   Sponsorship Opportunities Hosts (open to individuals only) Buy or sell a group of six, eight or ten tickets for $100 per seat Name listing on all event materials and promotional e-mailsFor information on becoming a Sponsor or Host, contact Patrick Cordova at[masked] or [address removed]. *Where: The Range Kitchen & Cocktails 1263 University Ave San Diego, CA 92103 Contact Information [address removed] Registration: https://www.victoryfund.org/about_us/register/id:119 Invitation: http://www.victoryfund.org/about_us/events/id:119?e=125352   *Where: The Range Kitchen & Cocktails, 1263 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103
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AUGUST 2012

***TUES AUG 14 at 6:00PM Screening: Join us for our double feature on Aug. 14 with "Save KLSD" and the new Robert Greenwald film "Koch Brothers Exposed: The 1% at its very worst" at 98 Bottles bar in Little Italy. Happy House/Live music from Charlie Imes, who is featured in Save KLSD. If interested email [address removed] Save KLSD is a new documentary film co-produced by Jennifer Douglas and Jon Monday and explores the impact of media consolidation on American democracy through the struggle of KLSD/AM 1360, a progressive talk station in San Diego. Contact Jennifer with any questions:[address removed] More info: http://www.sandiegomediareform.com/ Save KLSD Film wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Save_KLSD Like us on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/saveklsd
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***TUES AUG 23 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee MeetingAll members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting. WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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SEPTEMBER~ 2012

*** WED SEPT 5 at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" - Speaker: TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23
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***SEPTEMBER *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present " Youth-focused Theatrical Event about Peace" *Details: TBA VOW, please visit www.voicesofwomen.org or INFO: please phone:[masked] E-mail: [address removed]
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***TUES SEPT 18 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" All members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meetingWHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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***SUN SEPT 30 – AIDS Walk San Diego . Details to come. Visit us at www.aidswalksd.org or find us on Facebook!

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OCTOBER - 2012

*** WED OCT 3rd  at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP"Speaker: TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23

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***SAT OCT 6, 2012 – " LGB&T ANNIVERSARY GALA " Details to come. http://www.thecentersd.org/events/

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***TUES OCT 16 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" All members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting. WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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***WED OCT 18 *** VOICES FOR WOMEN present " 4th Annual Beyond Borders Benefit " TIME & Details: TBA TBD VOW, please visit www.voicesofwomen.org E-mail:[address removed]

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***SAT OCT 27 "NIGHTMARE ON NORMAL STREET" ~ Details to come. http://www.thecentersd.org/contact/

NOVEMBER -2012

***TUESDAY NOVEMBER 6 GENERAL ELECTION DAY*** DO NOT FORGET TO VOTE!!!***
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*** WED NOV 7 at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP" Speaker: TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website:www.meetup.com/dfa-23

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DECEMBER 2012

*** WED DEC 5th at 7-9PM "SAN DIEGO DFA & SD PDA Metro MEETUP"  Speaker: TBA Where: Giovanni's Restaurant's Meeting Room, 9353 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, CA 92123. ( At the corner of Clairemont Mesa Blvd. & Ruffin RD.) Website: www.meetup.com/dfa-23
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***TUES DEC 18 at : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM "Monthly SD County Central Committee Meeting" All members of our Central Committee are encouraged to attend this important meeting. WHERE: Sheet Metal Workers International Association Hall, 4594 Mission Gorge Place, San Diego, 92120 Contact: (858)[masked] Email: [address removed] Website: www.sddemocrats.org

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