Category Archives: Events

Be a Hero: Get NERT Emergency Preparedness Training in Bernal Heights

It’s a question of when — not if. We don’t know when a big earthquake (or Godzilla incursion) will occur, but we do know that Bernal Heights will be prepared, thanks to our robust foundation of chert and the many trained Neighborhood Emergency Response … Continue reading

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Bring Your Cool Car (and Maybe Your Kids) on the 2014 Bernal GT 100

There are a great many car rallies in this world, but there are very few where you may see a Ferrari used as a donut rack. The Bernal GT just happens to be one such rally. The Bernal GT is an annual confab of … Continue reading

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Coleridge Neighbors Planning Informal Community Concert

Neighbor Ania was recently seen posting handbills about an ad hoc concert planned for next Sunday afternoon, May 18, at the glamorous Coleridge Minipark. It sounded like a charming idea, so Bernalwood asked her to share the details for those who might like … Continue reading

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Saturday: Eat Chocolate and Help a School *At The Same Time*

Neighbor Natasha writes: We are hosting a chocolate tasting at Hillside Supper Club on Folsom at Precita this Saturday from 4-6pm to benefit La Scuola, an Italian immersion pre-8 school in Dogpatch that several Bernal kids attend Our good friend, Sunita de … Continue reading

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Let Us Now Celebrate 15 Years of Blue Plate (You’re Invited!)

We, the Citizens of Bernalwood, are fortunate to live in a land of tasty food plentitude. Yet amid our regular updates on all the deliciousness at our doorsteps, let’s take a moment to celebrate one of Bernal’s most esteemed and old … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Benefit Dinner at Hillside Supper Club for School of the Arts Instrumental Music Program

Neighbor Julie invites you to a benefit dinner at Bernal’s glamorous Hillside Supper Club tomorrow, Wednesday, April 23 starting at 6 pm: Hi- I’m a long time Bernal resident, and a community organizer and activist in the public schools here in … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Renegade Bernal Heights Easter Egg Hunt

Shhhhhhh! There’s word on the street that the Easter Bunny may hide some eggs in Holly Park tomorrow morning: Bernal’s unofficial, unauthorized, unorganized, nondenominational EGGZELLENT Hide & Hunt in Holly Park WHEN: Date Sunday, April 20 9:00 for hiders. 10:00 for hunters. WHERE: North steps … Continue reading

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¡Oh Dios mío! Dr. Rick’s Lucha Libre Mexican Wrestling Benefit Event in Bernal on Saturday Afternoon

As a general principle, it should not require much coaxing to persuade you to attend a simple, old-fashioned afternoon of Lucha Libre Mexican Wresting right here in Bernal Heights this Saturday. Especially when you consider that the event is a benefit for a … Continue reading

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Thursday: Bernal Filmmaker to Have Glamorous SF Premiere for New Documentary

Neighbor Samantha Grant feels like she’s hardly been in the neighborhood for the past 10 months, because she’s hardly been in the neighborhood for the past 10 months. Instead, she’s been busy jetting from film fest to film fest with … Continue reading

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Saturday: Gun Buyback to Get Surplus Weapons Off Our Streets

Neighbor Sarah, Bernalwood’s official unofficial liaison to the San Francisco Police Department, brings news of the Ingleside gun-buyback event happening on Saturday: Join us for a community-organized gun buyback this Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9am-2pm, at 2630 Bayshore Blvd. @ … Continue reading

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Grief, Anger at Memorial Vigil for Alejandro Nieto on Bernal Hill

There is still much to learn about what happened to Neighbor Alejandro Nieto, the 28 year-old man who was shot and killed by SFPD officers on Bernal Hill Friday night. But there are some things we already know: Alejandro’s death … Continue reading

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Today: Bernal Kids Will Present Spoken Word in Bayview

Tonight, several of Bernal’s most distinguished junior street poets will be in Bayview for a spoken word performance. Neighbor Maya Sussman provides the preview: I’m an Elsie Street native and current resident. I work at Performing Arts Workshop, a 49-year-old … Continue reading

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This Sunday, Bernal’s Own “Music on the Hill” Presents: The Stern Trio

Neighbor Sheri brings news of a chamber music performance happening on Sunday: Music on the Hill  is a uniquely Bernal Heights organization — a community-supported chamber music non-profit dedicated to presenting high-quality concerts featuring Bay Area musicians at affordable prices. … Continue reading

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