My ULI Night
Apr
25
6:00 PM18:00

My ULI Night

Want to learn how to get involved with ULI San Francisco?  Join us at Covo for ULI San Francisco’s eleventh annual MyULI Night!

Open to members and non-members alike to come learn about all that ULI San Francisco has to offer. Talk to the leaders of our volunteer-run committees about their experiences with ULI SF and hear from ULI’s leadership about the great programming coming in spring and summer of 2018.

Attendees are encouraged to bring colleagues and friends!

 

ULI San Francisco committees represented:

  • East Bay Programs
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Member Engagement
  • Policy & Practice / Sustainability
  • San Francisco Programs
  • Technical Assistance Panels (TAPs)
  • ULI NEXT
  • UrbanPlan
  • Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI)
  • Young Leader’s Group (YLG)

Cost: Free for ULI members and non-members, but please remember to register.

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Foxy Nights Casino Night
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Foxy Nights Casino Night

Play the tables and gamble away, we're bringing Vegas to the city by the Bay! So grab your friends or bring your honey, and help us raise a ton of money!

Join Team Fox San Francisco for an epic evening at Covo San Francisco benefiting the Michael J. Fox Foundation and our fight against Parkinson's disease. We will have casino tables going all night, a beer/wine bar, and heavy appetizers donated by local caterers of San Francisco. Try your luck at the silent auction and cash in your chips to win awesome raffle prizes! Additional drink tickets and gambling chips will be available for purchase!

Last year's Foxy Nights raised a record $27,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parksinon's Research.  But this year we're aiming for $35,000! Your participation and generosity is very much appreciated, so bring your poker face and good luck charm and get ready for a night of fun, friends, and gambling all for a great cause! Cocktail attire is encouraged!

Can’t attend the event but still want to donate to the cause and help us reach $35,000? Click here: Foxy Nights Fundraising Page .

All proceeds benefit the Michael J Fox Foundation (Registered 501c3) to benefit Parkinson's Research.

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FAQs

How do I pay for silent auction items/more drink tickets/chips/raffle tickets? 

We encourage you to download Paypal or Venmo apps onto your phone as this is our preferred way to accept payment at the event.  If you can't do that, we will be accepting credit cards via Square.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Lyft or Uber are encouraged. Closest BART station is Powell/Market.  Closest parking garage (3 min walk) is 5th and Mission.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you are interested in donating an item to the silent auction or to learn more about sponsorship for the event please contact Team Fox San Francisco at: fightlikeafox@gmail.com

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Nope, just your ID.

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Sex, Drugs, Success - An Evening W/ Female CEOs of Sin Businesses
May
4
5:30 PM17:30

Sex, Drugs, Success - An Evening W/ Female CEOs of Sin Businesses


Sin Pays: Self-Funded Women-Owned Business Successes

Why They Did It. How They Did It. What They Learned.

Girl Groove presents inspiring female founders and risk-takers who will share their uncensored stories of the risks, rewards, and challenges of starting and running a business outside the usual boundaries of propriety, namely cannabis and sex.

 

Ever since the Garden of Eden, women have been associated with sin. But, many have learned how to turn a profit on it - from Miss Kitty who owned the saloon in Gunsmoke, the early 60’s TV Western to Maggie Gyllenhaal in “The Deuce” and even Melanie Griffith in “Working Girl” who famously said, “I’ve got a brain for business and a bod for sin.”

This is a night of badass successful women who’ve drawn their own blueprints for success with a lot of inspiration and perspiration.…in sin businesses. They will be sharing their stories of success, the lessons they’ve learned, and how you might do the same.

This is NOT restricted to women! MEN ARE MOST WELCOME!

Benefits of attending Sex, Drugs, Success-An Evening W/ Women CEOs of Sin Businesses

  • Meet senior executives, business leaders, experts, influencers face-to-face

  • Find mentors, investors, co-founders, employees, new clients through networking opportunities

  • Connect with like-minded peers from across a range of professions and build your network

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the skills, qualities and attributes needed to be a successful leader

  • Examine the barriers currently facing female leaders (and future leaders) in the workplace and hear how to overcome them

  • Catapult your personal and professional success and develop your leadership skills

  • Encounter brands and services targeting professional women

  • Have fun, while gaining valuable insights, new friends and contacts

 

Who Should Attend?

This event is designed to bring together women and allies interested in leadership skills, empowering women, professional and personal development, and networking to encourage discussion and learning in the areas of career evolution, networking, entrepreneurship,, women's empowerment, and ending the gender gap in the workplace .

Join us for an inspiring, empowering, and unforgettable evening!

Celebrate with drinks, music, goodie bags. A great way to launch your weekend!

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COVO - Wedding Industry Open House
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

COVO - Wedding Industry Open House

  • Host: Covo
  • Sponsors: Coming Soon!
  • About Covo - Covo is a Co-Working Space located Downtown San Francisco. Covo's Soaring Ceilings, exposed brike and elegant design make it the perfect space for Corporate Events, Networking, Hackathons, Happy Hour, Banquets, and Weddings! Weather you want to hold an Event or a Place to come and Work - Covo is the Place to Go!
  • Come and enjoy an Industry Networking event at Covo! This will be a fun night to get together with your favorite Wedding Industry Peeps! Come out and enjoy some Bites & Libations for some fun networking in an Amazing Laidback enviroment!
  • Dress Code: Buisness Casual
  • Get a FREE Day Pass for Covo: HERE
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Drunk User Testing
Mar
15
6:00 PM18:00

Drunk User Testing

Want to test the newest products from your favorite companies? Join Appcues at Covo for a night of fun and feedback! We will be throwing a party to show you new products and hear what you think! We’ll have an open bar, appetizers, Lyft credit and a photo booth to ensure your friend's FOMO.

We love sober testing, too! So if you prefer teetotal, don't worry - we've got you covered!

Companies testing include:

15Five
Couchsurfing
TravelBank
Kintone
Quickbase
iRewardsHealth
Interested in testing your product? Email laura@appcues.com.

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Medinas round closing celebration & healthcare happy hour
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Medinas round closing celebration & healthcare happy hour

Hi Everyone! We will be formally announcing our round close in March, but in the interim, we would like to invite you to our round closing happy hour! Come by Covo in downtown SF for a cash bar, free food, Medinas swag, and to hang out with some awesome healthcare founders. Feel free to invite anyone! We'll buy you a beer if you bring a doctor!

Also, a big thanks to Covo SF for donating their space! They've been one of our biggest supporters from the start. If you're looking for a great co-working space, come check it out!

(We tried to hit everyone on the invite, but if we missed you, please come!)

Please RSVP so we can budget responsibly:
http://bit.ly/2G22TtG

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An International Women's Day Tribute to Nina Serrano
Mar
8
6:00 PM18:00

An International Women's Day Tribute to Nina Serrano

Poet l Filmmaker l Activist

Presenting: “What Is to Be Done?" ("¿Qué Hacer?")

joined by Country Joe McDonald, of Country Joe & the Fish

appearing Greg Landau and Valerie Landau

“What Is to Be Done?" ("¿Qué Hacer?") is a film produced in Chile in 1970, co-directed by Nina Serrano, Saul Landau, and Raúl Ruiz. Original music and lyrics by Country Joe McDonald. The film won awards at the Cannes, Venice, and Mannheim, Germany film festivals.

Nina Serrano is a San Francisco Bay Area poet, filmmaker, activist, and radio producer for KPFA’s “La Raza Chronicles” and “Open Book: the Poet to Poet Series”. At age 82, Nina Serrano published her first novel, “Nicaragua Way.”

Country Joe McDonald is a distinguished 60s counterculture, folk-rock guitarists, singer-song writer that founded the psychedelic rock band Country Joe and the Fish. McDonald’s legendary solo performance at the Woodstock Festival is featured in the “Woodstock” film. His emblematic composition, "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-to-Die Rag” became the official protest song against the Vietnam War.

In 1970, Nina Serrano invited Country Joe to join the film crew of “What Is to Be Done?” and thus he composed the lyrics and music score for the film, on location, in Chile.

Greg and Valerie Landau, Nina’s son and daughter, were teenagers at the time the film was made, and also joined the production crew in Chile.

Greg Landau, PhD, is an award-winning music/video producer, educator and music historian. He received nine Grammy nominations for his CD productions. He has produced numerous film and video sound tracks. He teaches Latin American and Latino/a Studies at City College of San Francisco.

Valerie Landau is an author and designer that serves as Director of Assessment at Samuel Merritt University where she designed a software application that facilitates analysis and assessment of how effectively an organization is meeting their goals and objectives at course, program, and institutional levels. She graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Department of Human Development and Psychology, with an emphasis in technology in education.

Paula Tejeda

Producer

Chile Lindo

 

Schedule:

6:00p Doors open for mingling with wine and empanadas

6:45 Introduction to the film

7:00 Screening starts

8:30 Q&A with special guests

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OWN YOUR STORY--A PERSONAL BRAND WORKSHOP (FOR WOMEN)
Mar
6
5:30 PM17:30

OWN YOUR STORY--A PERSONAL BRAND WORKSHOP (FOR WOMEN)

BUILD YOUR AUTHENTIC PERSONAL NARRATIVE WITH PASSION AND PURPOSE

OWN YOUR Story is a hands-on workshop where you'll be coached in a methodology for crafting a personal brand story that incorporates both the logical—the head, and the emotional—the heart.

Hosted at Covo, the beautiful co-working, performance and event venue in SOMA, you'll will be treated to complimentary wine and light bites while learning to OWN YOUR Story in a supportive atmosphere that is conducive to exploration, reflection, and self-discovery.

Preparing to pitch to potential investors, prospective board members, hopeful interns or new hires? Walk away from this workshop with the skills to effectively convey the why, how and what of your personal brand story to any given audience.

Get your tickets HERE

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Purim 1999
Feb
28
7:00 PM19:00

Purim 1999

Throwback to the 90's Purim Party is coming at you! Mark your calendars for February 28!

We are kickin' it real old-school 90's at the area's hippest retro joint. We are talking dope 90's jams, foods from your childhood, 90's clothing

Wear your best interpretation of the 90's! Graphic tees, 90's celebs, hoops, dunks, you know the deal. 

This is going to be one rad party—check ya later homeslice!

Co Sponsored by: CovoBlue Angel Vodka & Distillery No. 209

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Swing Left San Francisco Social
Feb
22
6:30 PM18:30

Swing Left San Francisco Social

Our community is what makes us powerful! We're pumped for the fight ahead to November 2018 with our growing movement of incredible people striving and collaborating together. As we get up and mobilize, let's also have some fun! We're proud to announce the first ever Swing Left San Francisco Social!

Please join us Thursday, February 22nd 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Covo, a beautiful co-working and social venue in downtown SF (981 Mission St, San Francisco). We'll hear more about ways to collaborate and empower voters in 2018, grab drinks and snacks at Covo's cash bar (non-alcoholic options available), and get to know one another!

Special thanks to Covo, for serving as our lovely venue sponsor. More info about Covo:

We've transformed an old printing warehouse into a tri-level coworking space filled with art, culture, and community. We know that people want more than just a workplace – they want a seamless experience that reflects how they actually live their lives. So we’re starting with the nucleus of a full-service coworking space and incorporating a coffee shop, café and tap room. We take food and beverage very seriously, which is why we worked with Matt Semmelhack of Bon Marche, AQ, and TBD to create our café concept, sourced the best local tea from Leaves and Flowers, coffee from Equator, and beer and wine from around the country.

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