Info on the November 8th Election

A note from the Department of Elections’ Outreach Team regarding the 3 important changes to the administration of the November 8th election, secure options for voting, and voter educational materials. For any questions please email sfoutreach@sfgov.org or call (415) 554-5685. With yet another important election around the corner – the November 8, 2022 election – we thank you, in advance, for […]

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Chaplain Fred McDonald & The McDonald Peace Windows

WWII National WWII Museum, September 21, 2022, Kimberly Guise, International Peace Day focuses on building a peaceful and prosperous future. The exhibition Remembered Light spotlights the McDonald Peace Windows and how one chaplain’s remembrances of destruction were woven into new, imaginative works of art out of the ruins and devastation of war. “Days of war are hard times and breed many […]

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Remembered Light: The McDonald WWII Peace Windows

Remembered Light — The McDonald WindowsAugust 28-November 20Wednesdays-Sundays, 1-6pmVeterans Gallery SF401 Van Ness Ave. Ste 102 San Francisco, CA 94102Contact: Interfaith Presidio interfaithpresidio.org/ “…Chaplain McDonald’s family commissioned 13 artists to create what are now known as the “McDonald Windows”, a collection of stained glass windows and other glass art pieces, representing a universal hope for peace. In 1999, the Interfaith Center at the […]

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Waging Peace Exhibit Thru 8/14

The war in Vietnam, the 60’s, the draft, the resistance, the protests, the movement in San Francisco and beyond. Check out a free exhibit at the San Francisco Veterans Building Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers & Veterans Who Opposed the War. It explores the courage and creativity – and true patriotism – of GIs in their opposition to the […]

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Waging Peace: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War

June 29 – August 14Wednesdays – Sundays1-6pmFree admission During the Vietnam War, tens of thousands of GIs stepped out of formation. Some refused orders to Vietnam. Some joined anti-war organizations. Some demonstrated against the war.  Some deserted to Canada and elsewhere. Some organized within the military. Some started underground newspapers. Some scribbled graffiti.  Some worked in anti-war coffee houses.  Some […]

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Memorial Day Observances

There will be two local ceremonies to honor our fallen heroes on Memorial Day. Both of these events will start at 11am on May 30th, one at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio, and one at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno. – San Francisco: The event starts at 11am with a band concert starting at […]

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Instruction In Drone Photography

On Sunday February 20th at 1:00 pm, there will be a free drone photography class sponsored by the SFVA. The class is at Ft Miley 4150 Clement, please meet at the flagpole.  There will be an option for BBQ located next to VA in Golden Gate Recreation Area by large gun emplacements with view of ocean just past the CLC […]

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