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Mission Community Market Fundraiser in El Tecolote

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Great article by Alejandra Cuellar in El Tecolote.
http://eltecolote.org/content/2010/06/mission-fundraises-for-a-local-farmers-market/

Reportaje de Alejandra Cuellar en espanol en El Tecolote: http://eltecolote.org/content/2010/06/recaudacion-de-fondos-para-mercado-comunitario-de-la-mision/

Come to Gestalt, Saturday 6-9PM, to eat, drink, enter the raffle. 20% sales support the Mission Community Market!

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Thank You for an Amazing Block Party!

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Thank you Mission Community for making this weekend’s block party such a blast and full of amazing Mission-based arts, music, food, and community organizations. All of the support and money raised helps start the Mission Community Market.

A great thank you to the restaurants and food carts that donated their earnings that day, to all of those individuals who bought raffle prizes and to the raffle prize donors from around the Mission.

Neighborhood restaurants and pastry maestros donating all receipts from the day include Escape from New York Pizza, Revolution Cafe and Sweet Constructions. Thank you also to food carts and vendors donating their profits from the day, including Lolo, Kika’s treats, Sweet Revolution. Mission Minis, as well as El Perol and Hidden Paradise Cafe from the Mission Market at 2590 Mission Street. And a special thank you to La Cocina businesses Dora’s Jugos, Delicias Salvadorenas, 3D Art Jello.

A special thank you to the musicians for their benefit performances:
Seth Augustus, Diana Gameros, Santos Perdidos , and King City, and to the Make Out Room for providing sound expertise.

Thank you for amazing performances from:
Abada Capoeira of 22nd Street, Sirron Norris Studio Puppet Show, and the Marsh Youth Theater for an incredible hip hop dance performance. And a special thank you for Vanessa Carias of 1010AM and Jet International Travel for their time, support and airline prizes.

And Thanks to all of our community participants: the Buddhist Center of San Francisco, El Refugio Family Daycare, Family Dog Rescue, Galeria de la Raza, Horace Mann Middle School, La Playa Music School, Metro High School, the Marsh Youth Theater, MISBA, Mission Beacon, Mission Local, SF Bike Coalition, SF Great Streets, the Women’s Initiative, and the YMCA Building Futuresmentoring program.

And Thank YOU! All those who came out to the block party, ate food, bought raffle tickets, danced, hula’d and painted the Mission Community mural.

More photos on Mission Local here: http://missionlocal.org/2010/06/test-market/ and here: http://missionlocal.org/2010/06/love-is-messy-murals-too/

Block Party Line Up!

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The Block Party is filling up with amazing performers, artists, organizations and food! Make sure you get out to 22nd Street and Mission. June 19th. 11am-3pm. Buy raffle tickets and food! All profits from food benefit the start up costs of the Mission Community Market.

Bands include:

  • Seth Augustus of the neighborhood’s own Porto Franco Records, he’s sealed his “fate as an excellent modern bluesman”
  • Diana Gameros SF’s own! from traditional mexican styles to bossa nova rhythms
  • Santos Perdidos quartet of all musica latina
  • King City, the Mission District’s “bonifiedly warranted excuse for a good time”

Performances from:

And YOU!

  • Come paint a piece of our new community mural! Anyone and everyone can come paint their part of a mural! A blank canvas for you to paint your piece of the Mission! Artists Sirron Norris and CUBA will return afterward to tie it together into a unified mural. All are welcome to contribute their part of a mission mural! On the side of Revolution Cafe.

Come buy delicious food! All profits help start the Mission Community Market!

Come to the Block Party Fundraiser – June 19th!

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Come to 22nd and Bartlett Street, June 19th 11-3pm.

Come for live music, dancing, capoeira, community booths, games, raffle prizes and delicious food! To make the Mission Community Market a reality we must raise funds! Profits from all food bought at Loló, Cafe Revolution and Escape from New York Pizza will be donated to the Mission Community Market for start-up costs and permits. Help create a public space in your Mission.