A lot of people ask me if I were shipwrecked, and could only have one book, what would it be? I always say "How to Build a Boat"
- Stephen Wright

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."
- William A. Ward

"Cruising has two pleasures. One is to go out in wider waters from a sheltered place. The other is to go into a sheltered place from wider waters."
- Howard Bloomfield

"...the best thing for a cut or abrasion was to go swimming in salt water. Later down the road of life, I made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land."
- Jimmy Buffett

Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Give him a fishing lesson and he'll sit in a boat drinking beer every weekend.
- Alex Blackwell

"Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks."
- Warren Buffett

"When I forget how talented God is, I look to the sea."
-Whoopi Goldberg

Bay to Breakers

Bay to Breakers is an annual footrace in San Francisco, California on the third Sunday of May. This year’s race will be held 5/19/2019. The phrase “Bay to Breakers” reflects the fact that the race starts at the northeast end of the downtown area a few blocks from The Embarcadero and runs west through the city to finish at the Great Highway.

SPRING WINE POUR

Grab your friends and head to The PIER for an evening of wine, music and fun at the PIER 39 Spring Wine Pour on Friday, May 17th! Stroll The PIER and stop by participating businesses to enjoy wine tastings and entertainment from 4 – 8 PM. Don’t forget to make a reservation for dinner following the event at one of PIER 39’s restaurants!

Attendees will receive wine tastings, a commemorative wine glass and more. Advance tickets are $20 until May 16, 2019. A limited number of tickets will also be available day-of in the PIER 39 Entrance Plaza for $30 (cash only).

A portion of ticket sales will benefit Aquarium of the Bay’s free conservation education programs for Bay Area children.

Check website for the list of participating businesses and wineries.

Presented by PIER 39 and Steven Restivo Event Services, Inc.

78th Annual Mother’s Day Rose Show | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Rose Society continues its tradition with the annual Mother’s Day Rose Show at Golden Gate Park’s Hall of Flowers with a rose showcase in the exhibition hall. Exhibitors show their judged and award-winning garden roses starting at 12:30 pm until 4 pm. It’s a wonderful opportunity to view the many types of roses, from hybrid teas, grandifloras, miniatures, David Austin roses, to old garden roses from the 19th Century. Open to the family, bring your moms, cameras, questions, and love of beautiful flowers.




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