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Live! in the Castro

Enjoy live entertainment in the Jane Warner Plaza, weekends during the summer and fall. Go to for a complete schedule.

Dancing is the theme this weekend:
Saturday August 8
Swing dancing with the Damfino Players at 12:00pm
Come dance and listen to lovely music of a bygone era! Ragtime, Swing, Blues, Early Jazz and Novelty tunes to warm the cockles of your soul & burn the soles of your feet!
The band starts at 12 noon, with a dance lesson by The Hot Bloods in between sets. T
he band will play til 2:30.
Sunday August 9
9th Ward Millionares at 1:00pm
Sweet & spicy, funky New Orleans style jazz served up fresh in Jane Warner Plaza. Grab a New Orleans Iced coffee from the Eureka Cafe and feel like you're in the French Quarter!
Saturday August 15
Sundance Saloon Dance-A-Thon 12:00 - 3:00
Don't miss this spectacular event either to participate or to watch. They'll be dancing to raise money for the AIDS Emergency Fund, The Positive Resource Center, and The Sundance Association
Sunday August 16
Batala SF 2:00 pm
Listen to Afrocentric Brazilian Reggae sounds and learn how to drum a basic beat. Batala SF will play, teach and talk about the history of the genre. You won't be able to stop your feet from moving!
Castro CBD has a new cleaning dispatch number. For all urgent cleaning needs and graffiti removal call 415-471-7536Cleaning and graffiti removal is only provided within the Castro CBD footprint. See Map.

Castro Cares
To view current homeless outreach and police data visit our website. This information is updated monthly and quarterly.
Castro Cares depends on your donations. To keep additional, dedicated law enforcement and homeless outreach donate here.
Retail Strategy
The Castro/Upper Market Retail Strategy report is complete and up on the Retail Strategy website at: Castro Retail.
Property owners, brokers, merchants will want to check out this report and its appendix for important information on the Castro/Upper Market.
Over the next several months the CBD board of directors will be reviewing the report; using the findings to help shape our land use decisions and considering which recommendations are our top priorities and how to fund their implementation.

Our Ambassadors have reached out to 1145 visitors in July! We've had visitors from Italy, Slovakia, Germany, Mexico, England, Ohio & Santa Rosa. Keep up the positive work!

If you'd like to be a Castro Ambassador, send us a message There's a free training and the schedule is flexible.

Castro/Upper Market CBD Meetings
Please see our website:
for up to date information on the Castro CBD meeting schedule.
Executive Committee Meeting: 8/10/15 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Finance Committee Meeting: 8/12/15 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Board of Directors Meeting: 8/13/15 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 501 Castro St. 2nd floor
All committee meetings are held at 2355 Market St.

All Castro / Upper Market Community Benefit District Meetings are open to the public with public comment taken at every meeting.
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