Thursday, October 11, 2007
In today's San Francisco Chronicle
Get your thrash on at the Skate Jam this weekend in Golden Gate Park. Hosted by Purple Skunk Skate Shop, Sk8kings.com and Plank Skateboards, this event is for skateboarders of all genres: freestyle, longboard, slalom and new school. All are welcome to skate and hang out. Special guests include the Sk8kings.com freestyle team. Refreshments and snacks provided. Skate product giveaways. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sun. Free. Golden Gate Park, JFK Drive at Transverse Drive, near the waterfall. Afterward, head over to Purple Skunk Skateboard Shop for in-store discounts and raffles. 3-6 p.m. 520 Geary Blvd. (between 22nd and 23rd avenues). (415) 668-7905.