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East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC)
"Something for Everyone" Awards Reception
Mark your calendar to join ABC7 News Anchor Ama Daetz and Grammy winner Regina Belle at an inspiring afternoon, celebrating the East Oakland Youth Development Center! On display will be the 2016 Kia Sorrento prize car that Golden State Warrior and 2015 NBA MVP Steph Curry donated to EOYDC!
This 11th Annual Awards Soiree offers an unforgettable afternoon of food, art, wine and music! We have curated an amazing spread of local food, art, wine and music sure to tantalize your senses, including a performance by Grammy Award-winning songstress Regina Belle. Our tradition of honoring Champions for Youth and scholarship recipients continues! Honorees include: Andre Ammons, Dr. Joseph Marshall, Keith Carson, Carl Chan, and Nicole Felix. Surprise guests are still being confirmed.
The East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) - a national model for youth development - strives to build the social and leadership capacities of youth and young adults (ages 6 - 24) so that they are prepared for employment, higher education, and leadership opportunities. EOYDC provides programs and services in the areas of Art, Education, Job Development/Training, and Wellness..
Sunday, July 19, 2015 -- 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Coliseum Lexus, 7273 Oakport Street, Oakland
AIDS Walk San Francisco
Project Inform & HIV/AIDS programs
Join our own Dan Ashley and members of the ABC7 News team at AIDS Walk San Francisco! It's a 10k walk that starts and ends at Sharon Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
Be sure to wave and say hello to our ABC7 Jumbotron, where we'll be streaming LIVE just adjacent to the Start/Finish Line! And after the walk, enjoy the post-walk concert with sounds of Dan's rock band, PUSH, on the main stage!
It's a fun event for the whole family. Sign-in starts at 9 a.m., while Opening Ceremonies start at 9:30 a.m. KidZone opens at 12 p.m., and the post-walk concert begins at 12:30 p.m.
AIDS Walk San Francisco benefits Project Inform and many HIV/AIDS programs and services throughout the Bay Area.
For 29 years, Project Inform has represented patients in bringing today's highly effective HIV treatments into existence. It has educated hundreds of thousands of people about how and when to use those HIV medications and best manage their care. It works to assure that all people with HIV have quality and affordable healthcare. Today, Project Inform is providing crucial leadership in the search for an actual CURE for HIV and for cutting-edge strategies to prevent new infections using powerful anti-HIV medications.
Sunday, July 19, 2015 -- 9 a.m. Sign-in, 9:30 a.m. Aerobic Warm-up/Opening Ceremony, 12:30 p.m. Post-Walk Concert
Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco
(415) 615-WALK (9255)
"The Art of Rock Legends"
San Rafael Rocks
Through July 24, explore The Art of Rock Legends! It's original artwork by iconic '60s musicians like Jerry Garcia, Carlos Santana, Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Jimi Hendrix, and Peter Max! It's a benefit exhibition for two valuable arts programs for children.
The Art of Rock Legends is the opening event of San Rafael Rocks, a multi-faceted, multi-partner rock 'n' roll art, film, and music celebration with proceeds benefiting DrawBridge, a Bay Area arts program for homeless children, and California Film Institute Education, which provides creative film programs for Bay Area students.
San Rafael Rocks features a number of other events in June and July.
July 7: A special benefit showing of The Grateful Dead Movie will be shown on July 7 at the Smith Rafael Film Center.
July 11: A Block Party will be held in downtown San Rafael, 11am - 7pm, featuring Rock Art by the Bay, the annual Summer Art Show, featuring 30 of the world's renowned rock poster artists. We'll be partying in the streets with great music from Todos Santos, The Four Dewdrops, San Geronimo, plus very special musical guests for a fantastic jam session. Drawbridge will provide free children's art activities. Enjoy fabulous food from local restaurants, a beer and wine garden and much more. Open to the public with no admission charge
July 17: Fenix is producing a special evening: San Rafael Rocks Benefit Concert with Petty Theft: Tom Petty Tribute Band.
DrawBridge provides art programs for homeless and other vulnerable children in an environment that fosters their sense of joy, creativity, and exuberance.
Through July 24
Art Works Downtown, 1337 Fourth Street, San Rafael
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