Category Archive: Events

Nov 02

Wrestling For Charity With A Very S.F. Twist

So here is a new event for the Portola, a wrestling tournament that will take place at El Toro on San Bruno Ave, aired live on YouTube and will all benefit a good cause. Oh and the emcee for the event is Portola’s very own drag queen Pollo Del Mar – only in S.F.! We …

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Nov 01

The Portola Is Getting A Flag, Submit Your Design By November 15th!

Our little urban enclave tucked between the hills of McLaren Park and the freeways is getting a flag. The folks at the Portola Urban Greening (P.U.G.) community group are hosting a competition in which neighbors can create and submit their design for a flag that represents the community. P.U.G. will be hosting a free workshop …

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Oct 27

4 Locations, 11 Bands & Over 20 Artists: Open Studios Comes To The Portola

Portola Art Fest & Open Studios At Frame Art Local artists Lisa Balsamo Magrudedr and Arthur Koch have been working with Art Span to get Portola on the Open Studios map and have pulled off quite an event this year. Teaming up with the Ukrainian Hall across the street from their studio space, they are hosting a …

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Oct 25

Halloween Themed P.N.A. Community Open House Thursday

Kill two birds with one stone by bringing the family down to the Portola Neighborhood Association’s Community Open House where you can learn more about what’s happening in the neighborhood and the kids can trick or treat at the various tables.  All the details straight from the P.N.A. below and be sure to sign up …

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Oct 20

Much To Do This Saturday In McLaren Park

After a taste of fall with last night’s drizzle and howling wind, we are heading into a warming trend that starts tomorrow. To help enjoy the last little bit of San Francisco summer, we have a number of events happening this weekend in McLaren Park for you to enjoy. McLaren Bike Park Grand Opening McLaren …

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Oct 15

San Francisco’s Other Bluegrass Festival Is Today In McLaren

Missed Hardly Strictly or just didn’t get enough of it last weekend? Well this McLaren Park concert is just the ticket – free ticket at that – to solve all of those problems.  We are told that the headliner for this show played at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass last week so take advantage of this opportunity …

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Oct 05

Portola’s Creative Green Thumb On Display

Last Saturday was our yearly opportunity to explore some of the hidden spaces tucked behind the unassuming homes of the Garden District. Following its big 10th anniversary last year, the 11th annual was a bit less formal in organization but still full of surprising spaces and creative gardening. Thank You None of this would be possible …

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Sep 27

Live Performances Of Hamlet In McLaren Park This Weekend

SF Shakes Presents Hamlet September 23-24, 29–30 & October 1st, See Times Below McLaren Park Jerry Garcia Amphitheater The Details: Returning for the 5th year, SF Shakes returns to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater to present Shakespeare’s famous tragedy Hamlet, which speaks strongly about disenfranchisement in the questionable succession of King Claudius to the throne of Denmark …

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