John Avalos: While the progressive's top choice for mayor won't be in attendance, you can check out the first in a series of (presumably pro-Avalosian) SF Bay Guardian-sponsored mayoral forums starting tonight. "The idea is to get a discussion going on what a progressive agenda looks like, what issues the candidates ought to be talking about and how that could be implemented." This evening's gathering goes from 6-8 p.m. at the USF Lone Mountain campus, room LM 100. "[W]e'll have vans to help people with mobility issues get up the hill," notes SFBG. Details.

Bevan Dufty: From 9 p.m.-midnight tonight, the former D8 Supervisor will lead a merry barcrawl around SOMA. "3 bars, 1 wristband, $15.00 all proceeds benefit Bevan Dufty for Mayor." Which bars, you ask? Gay ones, we assume. Also: Treasure hunt with prizes. Details.

Bevan Dufty: While we're not big on promoting signature drives -- they can be boring and make it appear as if SFist endorses a certain candidate, which we are not -- we do like pancakes. Ergo, pancakes trump signature drives. That said, Dufty will have a pancake breakfast / signature drive kickoff event on Saturday, June 11. Mmm. Details.

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