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FREE Cocktails, Food, and Entertainment at City Hall

That's certainly a big ass tree

This sounds like a pretty awesome FREE event.  It’s almost too good to be true.  Luckily this is San Francisco, so magical things do happen on a daily basis.  Check out this press release.  Sorry I’m just cutting and pasting it but I’m swamped with work today:


The Honorable Mayor Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom and Rainbow World Fund invite you to the 5th Annual World Tree of Hope Official Tree Lighting Celebration.

Help us celebrate this unique symbol of global unity!

WHEN: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 '¢ 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

PERFORMANCES BY: Comedian Marga Gomez ● Emcee Donna Sachet ● Jan Wahl ● The San Francisco Boys Chorus ● a message of hope from atomic bomb survivor Rev. Nobuaki Hanaoka ● The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence ● Singer Veronica Klaus accompanied by Tammy Hall

WHERE: San Francisco City Hall Rotunda, 1 Dr.Carlton Goodlett Place (Polk & Grove Sts.) SF 94102

REFRESHMENTS: FREE wine●cocktails●sushi●hors d’oeuvres●sweets

COST: FREE admission


The World Tree of Hope is a holiday tree in the Rotunda of San Francisco City Hall decorated with thousands of white origami cranes, each containing written notes of hope & peace from children and individuals from around the world. The tree is a gift from members of the LGBT community to the world – given to inspire hope and promote peace, love and humanitarianism.

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