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Sunday Dessert Potluck & Fundraiser for Caitanya, 10/26 @ Alamo Square, SF
Posted October 24th, 2008 - 12:49 am by from Berkeley, United States (Permalink)
**IMPORTANT UPDATE**

We are combining the "Kinda" 3rd Sunday Potluck and the SF Day of Decadent Dessert Indulgence together for this special one-time event - which will serve as a fundraiser for Caitanya.

As many of you know, one of our valued Couchsurfing members and friends in the San Francisco community, Caitanya Min, has recently been involved in a nasty bike accident. She is now in the SF General Hospital ER with some broken ribs, possibly a punctured lung, a broken collarbone and multiple contusions /roadrash. Unfortunately, she does not have medical insurance to cover her hospital bill.

This Sunday we will be joining forces to raise money for Caitanya's hospital fund. We will be keeping a collection jar for your donations. Every little bit helps. Whether you can contribute $2 or $100 - it's the thought that counts.

So come out and show your support for Caitanya - and enjoy a fun day of dessert eating, outdoor activities and film watching in the company of some great CSers. :)

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EVENT SUMMARY

If you're a San Francisco resident, a traveler who happens to be visiting the San Francisco area, or a new surfer who wants to learn more about Couchsurfing, then you're invited to join us for a fun potluck meet-up, which is taking place on this Sunday, October 26th, at Alamo Square!

Who says you can't eat dessert first?

Come enjoy a day of dessert eating and film watching in San Francisco's Alamo Square. Let's feast on cakes, pies, cookies, ice cream, fruit salads and lemonade while watching the ultimate sweet tooth movie, "Willie Wonka and The Chocolate Factory." Talk about scrumdidilyumptious!

We'll be cooking up our famous dessert crepes for you once again. Yes folks, that's right. Strawberries, nutella, bananas, and the fixins for your eating pleasure. They'll be nice and warm, just like you want 'em. You sure don't want to miss this. :)

Bring your friends, bring your couchsurfers, and bring something sweet to share with your fellow CSers!

Alamo Square should be nice and sunny, so feel free to bring your dogs, your frisbees, your hacky sacks, your hula hoops, your musical instruments, and your soccer balls for some outdoor fun. :)

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WHAT TO BRING

This a dessert-themed potluck event. You are asked to bring one item/dish with you to share with your fellow CSers. It can be anything from a box of raspberries to a pound of chocolate to a batch of homemade cookies. Below is a list of food and supplies that we need for the potluck. Please indicate what you will be bringing in your Event Comment. Thanks!

Crepe ingredients:

All-purpose flour
2% or whole milk
Free range eggs (pref. organic)
Dark chocolate
Nutella
Fruit jam
Strawberries
Bananas
Assorted fresh fruit

Other Items:

Brownies
Cookies
Pies
Cakes
Cupcakes
Pastries
Muffins
Ice cream
Chocolate
Candy
Fruit salads

Milk
Water
Fruit juice
Lemonade

Plates
Cups
Utensils
Paper towels

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Film: "Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (1971)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0067992/

The film starts at 2pm & will be shown on a smaller screen.

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LOCATION

Alamo Square, San Francisco. We will in the southeastern corner of Alamo Square, near the intersection of Hayes Street and Steiner Street. Look for the giant blue tarp.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamo_Square

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=alamo%20square

If you are not able to find us at the designated spot, then you may call us at (four one five) nine nine 2 - five five 86.

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TRANSPORTATION

Alamo Square is easily accessible by Muni bus lines 5, 21, 22, and 24. It is also located just a short walk from the N-Judah.

From the South Bay: Take Caltrain to the 4th & King Caltrain Station. Walk across the street to the Muni train platform. Board the N-Judah headed towards Ocean Beach. Get off at the Duboce Park Exit (Duboce & Noe). Walk north on Steiner until you arrive at Hayes Street.

From the East Bay: Take BART to the Civic Center Station. Walk to Market Street & Hyde Street bus stop. Board Muni bus 21. Get off at Hayes Street & Steiner Street.

From the North Bay: Take Golden Gate Transit bus 80 to San Francisco. Get off bus at SW corner of Fillmore Street & Lombard Street. Board Muni bus 22 headed towards 3rd St. & 20th St. Get off at Fillmore Street and Hayes Street. Walk to Hayes Street & Steiner Street.


For exact transit info, times and schedules, go to the following website: http://transit.511.org

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EVENT DETAILS

DATE & TIME: October 26th, 2008 - 1:00 pm to 5:00pm
LOCATION: Alamo Square @ Hayes Street & Steiner Street - San Francisco, CA

TO SIGN UP FOR THIS EVENT, please go to the following LINK and click "JOIN THIS MEETING"

http://www.couchsurfing.com/meetings.html?mid=19036

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Posted October 24th, 2008 - 5:56 am by from San Francisco, United States (Permalink)
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