Queer Fourth Of July celebration to be held in, unsurprisingly, San Francisco

BY Advocate.com Editors

July 03 2001 11:00 PM ET

“An Ol’ Fashioned 4th of July Alternative Family Picnic” will be held at the Yerba Buena Center Gardens in San Francisco. The celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will provide a place for queer family units to picnic and socialize. Entertainment will include the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the Dixieland Dykes +3, some of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and Mr. Pat-A-Cake, the gay clown. The Yerba Buena Gardens are located at 700 Howard (at 3rd Street). For more information, call the Jon Sims Center at (415) 554-0402.