Timely Reminders

The next meeting of the Fundraising Committee will is set for Tuesday, March 25, at 5 pm.  Please contact the committee chair to get on the mailing list for  this Committee, or for more info!

The next online meeting of our Diversity and Membership Committee is set for Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 6 to 7 p.m. Join via Zoom here, or call 1 408 638 0968 and use Meeting ID: 878 6588 4248.  RSVP is not required.  More info is here, or contact manager@sflcd.org.   We hope you can join us!

The next SOMA Second Saturdays is set for Saturday, April 8, 2023, on 12th Street between Folsom and Harrison.   Join us any time between 12 noon and 5 pm.  There will be artists and artisans, Live Erotic Storytelling and other entertainment!  Exhibitors and vendors are needed; please sign up hereIf you are interested in entertaining, or organizing activities, please contact Cal Callahan.  

The next online meeting of the Land Use Committee Meeting is set for Monday, April 10, 2023, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Zoom into the meeting here. More info is here, or contact the committee chair.

The next online meeting of the Communications Committee is set for Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 6 to 7 pm.  Join via Zoom here.  More info is here, or contact the committee chair,  Bob Brown!

We now host our Erotic Storytelling Hour on the second Thursday of each month.  Our next one is Thursday, April 13, 2023, from 8 to 9 pm. Come hear some provocative, graphic, sexy, titillating, and funny stories (and more) from selected writers of our community, hosted by award-winning author Sumiko Saulson. It’s fun, it’s naughty, it’s online.  Click here or here for more details and Zoom link, and click here to see videos of some of our past evenings!  (Be 18+!)

The next meeting of the LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Board of Directors will be Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. As always, all are welcome to attend, and time is reserved for public comment.  ASL interpretation provided if requested ten days in advance. To participate, join the Zoom Meeting here, or call 1-408-638-0968 and use Meeting ID: 847 8906 0820 and Passcode: 972086.  The draft agenda will be posted soon.   More info is on Facebook here.  Please contact manager@sflcd.org if you have questions. Minutes of past Board meetings can be reviewed here.

Golden Dildeaux Award voting closes at 5 pm on Thursday, April 20, 2023.

The Golden Dildeaux awards will be presented at the Woodies Awards Show, at SF Eagle, on April 22, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm.  Full info on these fun, cheeky awards can be found here.

There will be no March meeting of the Arts and Culture Committee meeting.  The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 27, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm.  Join with Zoom: here or call 1 408 638 0968 and use Meeting ID: 895 5424 2702.  Facebook event is here.  The draft agenda will be online soon.  Please contact the committee chair, David Hyman, to get on the mailing list for this Committee, or for more info!

Celebrate the District at our free LEATHER & LGBTQ Cultural District Fifth Anniversary Party!  The fun happens at Folsom Street Foundry (1425 Folsom Street, between 10th and 11th) on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 6 to 10 pm.  Our MCs will be Lance Holman and Alotta Boutté, and we have lots of entertainments in store.  Watch for details!  Did I mention it’s free? 

Also on May 6, 2023: the Bare Chest Calendar Finals at DNA Lounge from 3 to 6 pm, and the Ms. SF Eagle Leather Contest at the SF Eagle from 3 to 5 pm.  Both events are within two blocks of our Anniversary Party, so mark your calendar to attend them all, and spend a kinky and queer afternoon and evening in the LEATHER District!

The next meeting of the Walking Tour Committee will be scheduled soon.  Please contact the committee chair, Bob Goldfarb, to get on the mailing list for this Committee, or for more info!

A Governance and Legislation Committee meeting will be scheduled when needed. Please contact the committee chair, Bob Brown, to sign up, or for more info!

We send out a newsletter each month, right before our Board Meeting.  Do you get it?
If not, view a recent newsletter here, then sign up to get it monthly here.

Speaking of newsletters, the SOMA West Community Benefit District does a great one, highlighting events — both social and political — affecting our part of the City.  Check it out and subscribe here.

San Francisco has nine Cultural Districts, each supporting a unique aspect of the City’s cultural mosaic.  Links to each of them are here. For more in-depth coverage, you can subscribe to a newsletter, published quarterly by the Mayor’s Office of Housing & Community Development.

We keep adding links to our Resource Guide page.  Use it!

The space formerly known as “SF Catalyst” is  now Transform1060!   You can help keep this important leather/kink/fetish community space open and thriving:  attend an event, volunteer at an event, or host an event now.

Threats to our South of Market businesses and institutions can arise quickly, and may require a quick community response.  Sign up here to join our SOMA Action network.

If you have not yet seen it, please read our Statement of Solidarity, and consider what you personally can do to fight racism, injustice, and abuse of police power.

The next meeting of the Board of the Friends of Eagle Plaza is scheduled for Wednesday, April 12, 2023, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.  To be added to the “Friends of Eagle Plaza” mailing list, click here.  To make a donation to the Friends of Eagle Plaza, click here,  To stay up to date, like and follow them on Facebook.  To learn more about the Plaza’s design, construction and stewardship, click here or write to info@eagleplaza.org.

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