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Friday, July 21

Interactive Breakfast for Women in Tech | SF
Friday, July 21 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| General Assembly San Francisco
Interactive Breakfast for Women in Tech | SF
The crew from General Assembly would like to invite you to join this interactive breakfast for Women in Technology. They ask great women in tech to give their insight on how they reached their level of success, advice on navigating the workplace, and how they ...
Curated Forum for Climate Change | SF
Friday, July 21 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Golden Gate Club
Curated Forum for Climate Change | SF
Cool Effect, a Bay Area based non-profit crowdfunding to fight climate change, is bringing together thought leaders in policy, climate, non-profit and sustainable storytelling to discuss how they can come together to raise awareness, enlist support and most importantly, take action to verifiably reduce carbon ...

2017 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Friday, July 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2017 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Friday Nights at OMCA: Night Market & Off the Grid | Oakland
Get your Oakland groove on at Friday Nights @ OMCA with Off the Grid food trucks, music, and more. Join OMCA every Friday for a family-friendly take on a festive night market, with the best in Bay Area curbside cuisine from gourmet food trucks, local ...
Friday Nights at the de Young: Subterranean Homesick Cumbia Music | SF
Friday Nights at the de Young: Subterranean Homesick Cumbia Music | SF
Events and Activities: “The City Breathing” Paper Art Installations Creativity Station with Linda Janklow Mex Am Talks Subterranean Homesick Cumbia by Los Jaichakers
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland
Bicycle Art Salon | Oakland

Please note, Bicycle Art Salon is no longer taking place. The Bicycle Art Salon is a discussion group on the subject(s) of art, film, music, bicycles and more, at the home and studio of Slimm Buick every third Friday, except for July and November. Free, but ...

LaborFest2017: “Island of Shadows” Film Screening & Discussion | SF
Friday, July 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | First Unitarian Universalist Church and Center
LaborFest2017:
“Island of Shadows” shows the history of Korean Hanjin shipyard workers to defend their health and safety building a union. They built one of the most industrialized countries in the world yet now face the destruction of their lives because of company unions and government ...
“Dancing Under the Stars” Outdoor Line Dance Party | Jack London Square
Friday, July 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
“Dancing Under the Stars” Outdoor Line Dance Party | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to jiving newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and Dancing Under the Stars with free dance half-hour lessons followed by a mixed music dance party from 9-10 pm in Jack London Square. 2017 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer ...

Saturday, July 22

2017 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason
Saturday, July 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center
2017 San Francisco Marathon Fitness Expo | Fort Mason

The San Francisco Marathon Health & Fitness Expo will offer runners, spectators and health and fitness enthusiasts alike a variety of activities and opportunities to enjoy the excitement of race weekend, get deals on the latest endurance gear, learn tips on getting the most out ...

Orchids In The Park: Lectures, Demonstrations & Raffles | SF
Orchids In The Park: Lectures, Demonstrations & Raffles | SF
The San Francisco Orchid Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the cultivation and conservation of orchids. The Society will be holding its annual Orchids in the Park Summer show and sale the weekend of July 22 and 23, 2017, at the Hall of Flowers. ...
LaborFest2017: WPA Berkeley Walk | Berkeley
Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | The Main Berkeley Post Office
LaborFest2017: WPA Berkeley Walk | Berkeley
This walk will explore the “New Deal nexus” in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building (now being repurposed as the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive), and the old Farm ...
LaborFest2017: Tom Mooney & Preparedness Day Bombing Walk | SF
Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | One Market St.
LaborFest2017: Tom Mooney & Preparedness Day Bombing Walk | SF
During this walking tour, you will visit several sites, which were integral to the unfolding of events following a bomb explosion on Steuart Street at Market Street on July 22, 1916. With fervor building to engage the United States in the war in Europe, businessmen in ...
SoMa Walking Tour For A Healthier Forest | SF
Saturday, July 22 – 10:15 am | Cost: FREE*
*Donations of $5-$15 a person encouraged. All proceeds support a local nonprofit.
| Philz Coffee (Folsom)
SoMa Walking Tour For A Healthier Forest | SF
Join them as they tour the neighborhood that’s experienced more change than any other in San Francisco – South of Market. Come ready to discover a variety of landmarks including the birthplace of one of America’s most famous novelists, the former headquarters of a mega-successful ...
Hodo Soy’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 22 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Hodo Soy's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. As a child in Vietnam, Minh Tsai took morning strolls with his grandpa to the neighborhood tofu shack. The freshness and artisan-quality of the soymilk, tofu and ...
Brave New Teachers: Education-Based Teaching Tools | SF
Saturday, July 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
Brave New Teachers: Education-Based Teaching Tools | SF
Brave New Teachers gives classroom teachers, arts educators, and administrators a unique set of arts education-based teaching tools designed to cultivate their students’ critical and creative thinking skills while increasing classroom engagement. All Brave New Teachers participants will receive complimentary tickets to attend the Grand Slam ...
Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. “I accepted a job at Disneyland working in foodservice and enjoyed the interaction I had with the cooks and chefs,” says Wong. “It was art on a ...
The Orchid Doctor: Blow Your Orchid Worries Away | SF
Saturday, July 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Conservatory of Flowers
The Orchid Doctor: Blow Your Orchid Worries Away | SF
Are your Miltonia orchids a mess and your Phaelaenopsis failing to bloom? Whatever ails your orchid, the Conservatory’s doctor can help. Conservatory volunteer Paul Bourbin has been in the business of growing and rescuing orchids for 30 years. He’ll offer repotting demonstrations, plant identification, and tips ...

Sunday, July 23

Win Tix: Sunday Brunch Cooking Class | Emeryville
Sunday, July 23 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $125
| ITK Culinary
You’ve done the drill on Sundays where you and 50 other people are trying to get a table in your favorite brunch spot. Get out of line and into a Sunday Brunch Class with ITK where you’ll create some of the classic dishes for brunch. > Get ...
Calavera’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, July 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Calavera's Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland  for a Market to Table Cooking Demonstration with Gustavo Romero of Calavera featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market. Calavera is in Uptown Oakland’s The Hive, led by Executive Chef Gustavo Romero. Originally from Mexico, Romero draws his ...
“Touch The Gear” Hands-On Music Night & Instrument Inventor Meet & Greet | SF
Sunday, July 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Community Music Center
The popular and free Touch the Gear Expo is a hands-on, family-friendly exposition happening on July 23, 2017. During the evening attendees get to roam among inventors and musicians while experiencing sound producing gear, computers, instruments and inventors with their various different configurations of “gear”–everything from oscillators and ...

Tuesday, July 25

Summer English Pronunciation Class | South SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| South San Francisco Community Learning Center
Summer English Pronunciation Class | South SF
Come and join a summer English pronunciation class that’s open for everyone. Additionally creative arts for children 3 to 12 years will also be conducted while parents are attending class. Free but an RSVP is required.
“Reds” Film Screening & Marxism Q&A Discussion | Berkeley
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley City College
“Everything you ever wanted to know about Marxism but were afraid to ask” Join the Platypus Affiliated Society’s Berkeley chapter as they screen the 1981 epic drama “Reds” in recognition of the centenary of the 1917 Russian Revolution. Featuring Warren Beatty as the famed American journalist ...
French Film & Conversation Night: “Nocturama” | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free, but there is a $5 suggested donation
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film & Conversation Night: “Nocturama” | SF

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation. The film night takes place in their cozy theater with free servings of wine. Admission is free, but a $5 donation ...

Astronomy on Tap: Local Scientists, Astronomy News & Trivia | SF
Tuesday, July 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | DNA Lounge
Astronomy on Tap: Local Scientists, Astronomy News & Trivia | SF
Is San Francisco ready for another night of space spectacularness? Astronomy on Tap San Francisco is back for the summer, and it’s one you won’t want to miss. Come to DNA Lounge on Tuesday, July 25th for another night of talks from local scientists, Astronomy ...

Wednesday, July 26

Flower Crown Workshop | South SF
Wednesday, July 26 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grand Avenue Library
Flower Crown Workshop | South SF
Make your own summer of love flower crown during their evening craft hour. They will be using real, paper and foam flowers to assemble their crowns so come on along.
LaborFest2017: “Building the Resistance to Trump” Lecture | SF
Wednesday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Green Arcade
LaborFest2017:
At a moment when American democracy is threatened as never before, progressives need models for building an effective resistance. In California, many examples of strategy and tactics live in the hidden history of working people and their struggles for social justice. This talk will present and ...
Alchemy Community Healing & Celebration Circle | Berkeley
Wednesday, July 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alchemy Collective Cafe
Alchemy Community Healing & Celebration Circle | Berkeley
Recently their windows were shot and shattered on two occasions with what appeared to be a metal pellet. Similar shots were fired three times to the neighboring business, Hercules Records. These incidents took place following Republican and Pro-Trump rallies at UC Berkeley. They have strong ...

Thursday, July 27

BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Tickets are $15 ($12 for Academy members)
| California Academy of Sciences
BigPicture NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Be the first to peep the Academy’s fourth annual BigPicture wildlife photography exhibit and raise a glass to the best in nature and conservation photography. See the captivating work of world-class photographers and discover how they document some of the most fascinating moments of life on ...
Engaging in Democracy: Short Films & Panel Discussion | SF Main Library
Thursday, July 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Public Library
Engaging in Democracy: Short Films & Panel Discussion | SF Main Library
Lately, it’s become abundantly clear that people must all work to protect and defend the democratic process. You can help make democracy work. To learn how, join the League of Women Voters of San Francisco for an inspiring (and free) film screening and panel discussion. The evening ...
LaborFest2017: “All of Us or None” An Evening of Poetry in Resistance to Trump | Oakland
Thursday, July 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library
LaborFest2017:
Working people are under attack on the job, in their homes and on the streets. The struggle to survive in the Bay Area with gentrification, gig jobs and the daily fears and stresses of your lives will be heard at this open mike. It is time ...