Come and see what the Yerba Buena neighborhood has to offer this Saturday at Yerba Buena Night. Enjoy food from such restaurants as Press Club and B Restaurant & Bar, as well as art installations and lots of live music. An unofficial after-party has also been planned from 10pm-1am at 111 Minna Gallery.

A charity dance-a-thon benefiting the Make-A-Wish foundation as well as other neighborhood nonprofits will occur from 4pm-midnight. Those interested in participating in the dance-a-thon can RSVP by emailing Dance-A-Thon applications are also available online here. For more information, visit

What: Yerba Buena Night
When: Saturday, October 15 from 4pm-midnight
Where: Yerba Buena Lane at Mission, 3rd & Minna St. and the Terrace in Yerba Buena Gardens
Cost: absolutely free

If you’re a celebration junkie, you probably already know that this is National Fire Prevention Week. In honor of that, SFFD is opening up every fire station they’ve got to the public this Saturday, October 15 from 1pm to 5pm.

Visitors, residents, and anti-fire enthusiasts have access to all 51 fire stations, where fire safety and prevention information will be provided as well as tours and blood pressure screenings. For a list of fire stations, visit

What: SFFD Fire Stations “open house”
When: Saturday, October 15 from 1pm-5pm
Where: All 51 stations; for a list of locations visit
Cost: free and open to the public.

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Always in motion. April Siese writes about music, takes photos at shows, and even helps put them on behind the scenes as a stagehand. She's written everything from hard news to beauty features, as well as fiction and poetry. She most definitely likes pie.

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