Category Archive: Events

Apr 29

Portola Art Fest Was A Big Success From What I Can Remember

Saturday night was the opening reception for the 3rd in a continuing series of semi-annual Portola Art Gallery Pop-Up nights. This time around the event was called “Portola Art Fest” and unlike past events, this one runs all week. The opening party Saturday night was attended by over 100 guests, there were performances by four …

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Apr 13

PortolART: Support the Goettingen Cascades Stairway Transformation

Many of us are familiar with the 16th Avenue Tile Stair project but now it’s Portola’s turn to create something unique with our stairway.  A group of neighbors called the Goettingen Neighborhood Group, or G.N.G. for short, is currently fundraising to bring their creation to life. When complete, the idea is to create an art …

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Feb 25

P.N.A.’s First Community Meeting of 2016 Tonight!

Tonight, Thursday 2/25, is the first Portola Neighborhood Association meeting of 2016.  It starts at 6:30pm at Portola Family Connections, 2565 San Bruno Ave. The P.N.A. has three community meetings a year, one in February, June & October.  There are also monthly meetings for the various committees: Arts & Beautification, Safety & Transportation and Business Development. …

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Jan 16

Updated: Photos from opening of new Portola art studio

Update: Due to me rushing around over the weekend, I totally forgot to add in links to both Arthur and Lisa’s websites! Here they are. http://www.frameartstudio.com/ and http://www.arthurkoch.com/ We just got home after a fun few minutes spent at the new art studio at 150 Silliman St. The place was pretty busy when we arrived with probably …

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Jan 13

portolART: Art Studio Grand Opening Saturday

Happy New Year Portola!  To celebrate, the New Year’s baby has brought us all a gift in the form of Portola’s first (as far as I know) brick & mortar art space – we of course recognize Moving Art House as our first art space in the growing Portola art scene…yes, two spaces means we …

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Dec 02

Reserve Your Spot At The Portola Holiday Party!

Join your neighbors for the 14th Annual Portola Holiday Party on Thursday December 10th. Space is limited and filling up, please make your reservations this week. See the attached flyer for details and Happy Holidays!

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Sep 24

2015 Portola Garden Tour Sneak Peek

Portola is known as San Francisco’s Garden District but on outward appearances that name may seem a bit misleading to the casual outsider.  The Portola’s wide canals of asphalt, lined with pastel houses and older Japanese cars, seem to be rarely pierced by the odd tree or a burst of colorful bougainvillea.  The lush gardens …

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Aug 27

Free concert in McLaren Park – Flavor of the South Side

This Saturday we once again see yet another free concert hosted in McLaren Park! Saturday in the Park – McLaren features free, family-friendly performances that showcase local talent.  Each concert has different themes to cover a wide range of interests and musical tastes.  Flavor of the South Side is a day dedicated to bluegrass, classic rock, folk …

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