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So I’m not really sure how it is already May (trying to figure out where my April went) but since all reliable signs point to it being May and the start of a new month I thought I would post another list of events going on in your favorite neighborhood this month. This list is by no means all inclusive but I tried my best to find a variety of events important to the community. And if you know of something I didn’t include and think that I should, please feel free to leave it in a comment or send me an email, tweet or any other way you can get my attention! (For a more comprehensive calendar, check out the Richmond District YMCA’s community calendar).

May 4th: The Save the Stow Lake Boathouse Coalition is organizing all the Stow Lake Boathouse supporters they can get and gathering at City Hall for the Board of Supervisors meeting to show their opposition for Rec & Parks plan for the boathouse and to try to get the support of the BOS. They are meeting outside Room 250 (the BOS chambers) at 5 pm.

May 8th: The sixth annual Richmond Health Festival. This free event takes place from 10 am – 2 pm at the Richmond Recreation Center (251 8th Ave.) and will feature live music (SF Conservatory of Music), Chinese Lion Dancers and sppeches from District 1 Supervisor Eric Mar and CA State Senator Leland Yee. There will also be activities for the kids and more than 40 community health organizations and free services such as screenings. For more info call 415.561.3077.

May 10th: The Presidio Heights Association of Neighbors (PHAN) will have its annual meeting to discuss issues important to the neighborhood. The meeting starts at 7 pm and is at Temple Emanu-El (Arguello Blvd. and Lake St.)

May 15th: The newly renovated Senator Milton Marks Richmond Branch Library will be hosting an open house/party in celebration of their one year anniversary since. There will be arts and crafts, shows and food. The celebration is free and will go from 1 pm – 5 pm. For more info call the library at 415.355.5600.

May 26th: Do you have a strong opinion about the controversial Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit plan? Well, If you do and want the chance to get personally involved, the Geary BRT Citizens Advisory Committee is currently accepting applications to fill two vacancies within the committee. Applications are due May 26th and anyone from the Richmond, Tenderloin or any downtown neighborhood can apply. For more info on how to apply go to the Transportation Authroity’s website or call (415) 522-4800.

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