Lectures & Workshops
Tuesday, May 21
Join Mr. Brian Keeffe and his silly smile for a free, casual, public Four Barrel Coffee cupping at Local 123 today, and every month’s third Tuesday, from 2-3pm.
Please note this is a recurring event and some months may not take place due to changing schedules, …
WritersCorps presents a literary carnival with hands-on activities, prizes, and an open mic.
Students who have been participating in WritersCorps throughout the year will read their work from newly published books.
During the school year, WritersCorps worked at 14 sites throughout San Francisco, and published 8 books, a …
You’re invited to join Urban Putt‘s first open house, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 6 pm. Urban Putt is an indoor mini-golf course in the works for San Francisco.
They are excited to show off what they’re working on and offer the chance to see the …
Join SPUR for a discussion about improving the design, use and access of public space with Michael Pyatok of Pyatok Architects.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
With its central location in New York’s Financial District, its dense tree canopy and abundance of seating and wide-open spaces, …
Have you ever wanted to know how to break down a pig like the pros, or wondered what to do with those offal bits that you have left over?
Hear a talk about the cultural impacts of the whole-animal movement with Chris Cosentino (Incanto), Ryan Farr (Chef …
In Amour, the 2013 Oscar winner for best foreign language film, octogenarians Georges and Anne are retired music teachers enjoying their twilight years together. Their daughter lives abroad with her family and they rarely hear from her. When Anne suffers a stroke, paralysing one side …
Wednesday, May 22
Can living small go big? Fresh off its premiere at SXSW 2013, TINY, a film about families living in homes smaller than a parking space and one couple’s attempts to build a similarly scaled house for themselves, will feel perfectly sized for a screening in …
Join a challenging conversation some have dubbed “environmental communications in the Anthropocene” to discuss the problems with presenting complex ecological information publicly.
Rose Aguilar from KALW’s Your Call radio, Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute, and environmental scientist and climate change activist Azibuike Akaba will …
Thursday, May 23
Want to make a magazine, but don’t know where to start? Bring your ideas and create your own ‘zine of zany photos, rants, or outrageous doodles of your family.
Every fourth Thursday from 6-8pm, Rock Paper Scissors Collective hosts this cheap workshop (sliding scale begins at …
On May 23, 2013, NightLife is bringing the groovy back with some of San Francisco’s hottest disco fiends.
Join the DJ crew from Go BANG for a Silent Disco in African Hall, and shake your funky best alongside zebras, lions, and live African penguins. In the …
Explore 150 years of San Francisco’s beer & brewing culture at the San Francisco Mint (built in 1874) with unlimited craft beer tasting from 10 different breweries, plus historical talks brewer presentations, and rarely-seen historic brewing memorabilia.
Tastings include 21st Amendment, Speakeasy, Anchor, Triple Voodoo and more.
Friday, May 24
What to expect on Friday, May 24, 2013:
Twelve gourmet food trucks from Off the Grid featuring the best in local cuisine
Local beer and wine specials in the Blue Oak beer garden
DJ spinning hits from 5-6:30 pm
Live band playing California folk fusion tunes from 7-9 pm
Saturday, May 25
2013 Bay Area Classic Contest Schedule
9-10 am – Arrival
10 am to noon – 1A Prelims (Offstage), 2A, 3A Finals (Onstage), Sports Ladder (Offstage)
Noon to 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30-4 pm – 1A Prelims continue (Offstage), 4A, 5A, 1A Finals (Onstage)
4 pm – Awards Ceremony
Saturday, May 25th: Charles Phan - Owner and Executive Chef of The Slanted Door, Heaven’s Dog, Out the Door, The Academy Cafe, Greencap Catering, The Moss Room, and Hardwater
But what of the queer that cares more for sustainable food systems than Absolut cocktail specials?
If you’re looking for a place to socialize outside of the bar culture, then come join the Radical Queer Vegan Anti-Social for free food, thoughtful discussion to share, invent …
On May 25, 2013 join the SF Amateur Astronomers for the “Dance of the Planets” to observe Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury all within the field of a typical pair of binoculars
Sunday, May 26
Monday, May 27
If you have the day off on Memorial Day 2013, why not spend part of your day learning something new about the city you love. San Francisco City Guides will be offering nine free guided walking tours on Monday, May 27, 2013.
All tours are free and open to …