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15th annual Portola holiday party


Today is Thanksgiving and from now on it feels like the year is winding down as we hit many different holidays through to the New Year. There is one wonderful event in the Portola that brings the neighborhood to the table for a dinner to celebrate this time of year. In it’s 15th year, the Portola Holiday Party, organized by Joan, Farnaz and Don, is a great way to meet your neighbors, eat some good food and this year everyone is heading down to the new local brewery, FDR, for a few pints.

Here are the details of the party.


When Friday, December 9th
Where The Italian-American Social Club, 25 Russia Ave
Timing 6:00 – 7:00: Social hour. Cash bar for adults, activities for kids
7:00 – 9:00: Buffet dinner
  • Salad and antipasti
  • Roasted Chicken Marsala
  • Sirloin Tips in Wine Sauce
  • Pesto Pasta
  • Coffee and Tea
  • Dessert
Cost $28: Adults and kids over 10
$16: Kids, 5 – 10
$0: Kids under 5!
Parking Club parking lot across the street

During the social hour Lisa Magruder of Frame Art Studio will help the children with making holiday ornaments. Other traditions that take place during the dinner are;

  • A large table full of desserts prepared by many of the attending, bring your own to share!
  • A visit from Santa with some presents for the kids
  • A sing-along of holiday songs around the piano
  • NEW for this year! Informal gathering at FDR on San Bruno

Space is limited, so please make your reservation now. Cut off is Sunday, December 4th. Call one of the following to arrange.

  • Joan: 415 816 1335
  • Farnaz: 650 704 4870
  • Don: 415 508 1390

Payment is due in advance. Arrange the drop off of cash or a check with any of the above, and you can also pay with Venmo or Square Cash apps to Farnaz @ 650 704 4870

Here are a few photos from last year’s event! Look forward to seeing you all there…

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1 comment

  1. Arthur Koch

    Looking forward to it! Don asked me to take photos.Here’s some more photos from last year: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153327483174072.1073741855.500374071&type=1&l=fe78c650d3

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