The Village Project and the Bayview Y Present
“A Senior Moment, Dancing Down Memory Lane”
Monday, October 24
What: The Village Project and the Bayview Y will present, “A Senior Moment, Dancing Down Memory Lane”, on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the Jazz Heritage Center and Yoshi’s Jazz Club, 1330 Fillmore. Senior community members who have given their time and dedication to serving their communities will be recognized. The honorees are Ms. Betty Hammond, Western Addition, Ms. Espanola Jackson and the late Ms. Eloise Westbrook, both from Bayview. There will be a wine reception/ Awards presentation in the Lush Life Gallery, featuring Lady Mem’fis & band, Dancing in the Koret Lobby with a DJ spinning oldies – but goodies from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s, along with blues by The Silver Fox Blues Band in the Yoshi’s lounge. Join us for “A Senior Prom for the 50 +” and enjoy tantalizing food, dancing, no host bar, raffles and plenty of fun.
When: Monday, October 24, 2011. 6 pm to 11 p.m.
6 pm: Wine/Hors’Doevres reception/Awards – Lush Life Gallery
7 pm: Performance: Lady Mem’fis – Lush Life Gallery
8:00 to 11 pm: Dancing to 50’s, 60’s 70’s & 80’s:- Koret Lobby – DJ
8:30 Performance: The Silver Fox Blues Band – Yoshi’s Lounge
Where: Jazz Heritage Center/Yoshi’s Lounge, 1330 Fillmore
Cost: Free for the 50+; Juniors under 50: $20 Donation
Tickets @ www.Brownpapertickets.com
Who: “A Senior Moment” is sponsored by The Village Project & The Bayview Y, in collaboration with The Fillmore Center Plaza, The Jazz Heritage Center/Lush Life Gallery, Yoshi’s, The Western Addition Family Resource Center, Planet Fillmore, Gussie’s Chicken & Waffles, West Bay Conference Center, King/Garvey Housing Development, St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church and Renaissance Parents of Success. This community event is funded by a grant from the Dept. of Public Health.
Adrian Williams is Executive Director and founder of the Village Project, a service organization focusing on education and cultural enrichment for youth and their families in the Western Addition. The Village Project organizes family events, including this year’s upcoming 6th annual Kwanzaa Celebration (Dec. 26 – Jan 1) and most recently, Mardi Gras San Francisco Style/ Fat Tuesday in the Fillmore held on March 8th and Grilling in the MO’ on June 11, 2011 held at Hamilton Rec. Center.
NOTE: The Village Project’s free after school enrichment program is underway. The program site is located at St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church, 2097 Turk Street. Program hours are from 2 pm to 6 pm, Monday – Friday for youth 6 to 14 years old.
The Village Project