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: and here:

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.

Great Support at Mission Streetscape Plan Meeting

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Thanks to all the great support from community members at the Mission Streetscape Plan meeting last night. At this 5th meeting of the Streetscape Plan, many independent street-related projects in the Mission were brought into discussion – including community-driven ones like the Mission Community Market. Other updates included “road diets” for Bryant and Folsom Streets, the 24th Street BART Plaza, Dolores Park improvements and the new Parklet on 22nd at Bartlett. Support for the Community Market at the meeting was strong. Thanks everyone!

Great meeting summary by Mission Local.

Get in touch with us if you’d like to learn more.

A Space for Our Mission

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The Mission Community Market will be a community marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s unique identity by promoting healthy eating, locally-owned businesses, and lasting improvements for a safe and inviting public space.
A weekly night market in the heart of the Mission District, the Mission Community Market will provide:
  • Healthy Food: fresh produce and innovative food from local entrepreneurs
  • Economic Development: Access to market for new and emerging local businesses
  • Community Programs: A venue for local art and creative programming focusing on youth and families
  • Public Space: An improved and lively gathering place for residents to safely congregate and enjoy the art, food and crafts that represent the Mission.
Proceeds to the MCM will be reinvested into local economic development initiatives and public space improvements.

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