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Thursday, July 30

The Peak Inspirations Opening Exhibit | SF
Thursday, July 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | White Walls
The Peak Inspirations Opening Exhibit | SF
The Peak Inspirations Exhibit will feature the final adventure and mountaineering related artworks by Denali Schmidt before his tragic death on K2.

Friday, July 31

Zumba in the Parks | SF
Friday, July 31 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | County Fair Building
Zumba in the Parks | SF
SF Rec Park’s Zumba in the Parks Summer Happy Hour! Enjoy an evening of fun, fitness, and dancing with all of our Zumba in the Parks instructors! The event is from 6:30pm – 8:30pm on Friday, July 31st in Golden Gate Park at the County ...

Documentary Screening: Message from Hiroshima | SF
Friday, July 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| AFSC
Documentary Screening: Message from Hiroshima | SF
Message From Hiroshima will be released by Cinema Libre Studio on August 4, 2015. However, in light of the upcoming 70th Anniversary of the atomic bombing, Cinema Libre has made the film available in advance to be shown by select non-profit organizations, including American Friends ...

Saturday, August 1

Taekwondo Festival | Mountain View
Saturday, August 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rengstorff Park
Taekwondo Festival | Mountain View
Come and experience worldclass Taekwondo demonstration performed by experts from Kosin University, Korea. This is a rare opportunity to see the art and discipline of Taekwondo right here in Mt. View.
Beeswax Painting Workshop | Berkeley
Saturday, August 1 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP to programs@berkeleyartcenter.org
| Berkeley Art Center
Beeswax Painting Workshop | Berkeley
This workshop is a fun introduction to encaustics, a way of combining wax, glues and color together to create a painting. The encaustic medium is made with natural, unbleached beeswax and a natural resin which will be prepared in advance and painted onto a wooden ...
Understanding Ship Operations in the Bay | SF
Saturday, August 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Understanding Ship Operations in the Bay | SF
Join Captain Craig Thomas of Agile Marine as he provides a better understanding of commercial shipping operations and movements in the Bay. The program includes the types of ships, ship construction and layout, commercial considerations, types, and locations of terminals in the Bay Area, manning ...
MakeArt Workshop: Glass, Wire & Tissue Lanterns | Potrero
Saturday, August 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Potrero Branch Library
MakeArt Workshop: Glass, Wire & Tissue Lanterns | Potrero
Light up the night with craft stained glass style lanterns with colored tissue papers on glass. Add wire to hang them, or use them as tabletop candle holders. Works with battery operated tea lights or traditional tea lights or votives. Perfect for sleepovers and late ...

Sunday, August 2

Love Our Dogs Day Celebration | Oakland
Sunday, August 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lakeview Branch Library
Love Our Dogs Day Celebration | Oakland
Cozy curbside food featuring Oakland’s best mobile food. Lineup: Go Streatery, Tea and Picklets, Crepe Queen, Kancha’s Kitchen, Beulah’s Beans, Curbside Creamery Meet adoptable dogs with volunteers from Oakland Animal Services ready to help you find your best match. When you adopt or foster a new family ...

Tuesday, August 4

“Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali” Movie Screening | SF
Tuesday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Bitter Honey: Polygamy in Bali offers a dynamic, intimate, and emotionally charged portrait of three polygamous Balinese families. Shot over a four-year period on the island of Bali, Indonesia, this feature-length film draws attention to the plight of Balinese women in polygamous marriages—which are frequently ...
Yogurt Culture Cookbook Launch | Mountain View
Tuesday, August 4 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Yogurt Culture Cookbook Launch | Mountain View
Local award-winning author Cheryl Sternman Rule is proud to discuss all things yogurt as she celebrates her second cookbook, Yogurt Culture. Prepare for an evening of tasting, learning, and inspiration as Rule explores one of the world’s oldest (and most healthful!) fermented foods from every ...

Wednesday, August 5

The Real Deal with the California Drought | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Matter of Trust Ecocenter
The Real Deal with the California Drought | SF
What is the real deal with the current water crisis in California? We’ll spend the evening discussing root causes, implications for the Bay Area and opportunities for individual and collective action with two local experts: Elizabeth Dougherty: Founder of Wholly H2O, a water-progressive nonprofit that engages ...

Sunday, August 9

Live R&B Music by 9th Ward Millionaires | SF
Sunday, August 9 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live R&B Music by 9th Ward Millionaires | SF
Get down to the 9th Ward Millionaires funky New Orleans R&B sounds. Live! In Jane Warner Plaza.

Monday, August 10

Belly Dance Interactive Workshop | Mountain View
Monday, August 10 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Belly Dance Interactive Workshop | Mountain View
Learn all about the Beautiful Art of Belly dance with Regine. What is the origin of belly dance? Why is it called belly dance and why is it rapidly gaining in popularity all over the world (for both women and men)? This interactive workshop will introduce ...

Tuesday, August 11

Electro-Pop Show | SF
Tuesday, August 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*21+ Only w/ Valid ID, No Drink Minimum
| Stork Club
Electro-Pop Show | SF
A night of four Bay Area electronic artists performing electro-pop, new wave, synthpop, hip hop, and experimental music at the Stork Club. Starlight Kid has the aesthetics of a pop producer mixed with a classical composer creating a melancholic euphoria somewhere between authentic feeling and ...

Thursday, August 13

Adult Crafts: Buttons & Badges | Mountain View
Thursday, August 13 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register for seats.
| Mountain View Public Library
Adult Crafts: Buttons & Badges | Mountain View
All things buttons! Relax with other grown ups and get your craft on. Design your own political button! Make a statement! Create a name tag! Put a bird on it! Space is limited and registration is required.

Saturday, August 15

Basic Training: Full-body Workout | SF
Saturday, August 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Basic Training Hayes Valley
Basic Training: Full-body Workout | SF
Join fitness experts from Basic Training, SF’s popular outdoor fitness company, at the Hayes Valley Pop-Up Fitness Hub on Saturday, August 15 from 10am-11am for a free experience in outdoor urban exercise. Engage with your city in a brand new way, as instructors teach you ...
Lecture: Explore Solar Energy and Climate Science | SF
Saturday, August 15 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Bay Model Visitor Center
Lecture: Explore Solar Energy and Climate Science | SF
Aquarium of the Bay’s BayMobile is coming to the Bay Model! What makes life on earth so great? Lots of things, including our magnificent atmosphere that helps keep our planet just the right temperature. Join us for a lesson in climate science and solar energy ...
Saturday Matinee: Under the Boardwalk | Mountain View
Saturday, August 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mountain View Public Library
Saturday Matinee: Under the Boardwalk | Mountain View
Join us for popcorn and a movie! Bring your ukelele if you want to play along. “Under the Boardwalk, A Ukulele Love Story” is the story of how a small house party in an out of the way town in California grows into the biggest ukulele ...

Wednesday, August 19

“That Thing You Do with Your Mouth” Book Discussion | Oakland
Wednesday, August 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Diesel, A Bookstore
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes David Shields to the store to discuss and sign That Thing You Do with Your Mouth: The Sexual Autobiography of Samantha Matthews as Told to David Shields, on Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30pm. In That Thing You Do with Your ...

Thursday, August 20

Summer Street Party: 4 Bands, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward
Thursday, August 20 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Downtown Hayward
Summer Street Party: 4 Bands, 100+ Hot Rods & Family Fun | Downtown Hayward

The 2015 downtown Hayward 3rd Thursday Street Party goes into its 15th season from 5:30-8:30 pm on June 18, July 16 and August 20 with bands on four stages, a car shows, street entertainers, food, and family fun. Fun will be provided by street entertainers, face-painters and rides ...

Party for Publication of “Eileen” | Oakland
Thursday, August 20 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Diesel, A Bookstore
Party for Publication of
Diesel, A Bookstore in Oakland welcomes Ottessa Moshfegh to the store for the publication party of her psychological novel of suspense, Eileen, on Thursday, August 20th at 6:30pm. The Christmas season offers little cheer for Eileen Dunlop, an unassuming yet disturbed young woman trapped between her ...

Saturday, August 22

Live Pop Music: The Klipptones | SF
Saturday, August 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live Pop Music: The Klipptones | SF
Get your swing on with the Klipptones. The Klipptones are San Francisco’s hottest crossover band, playing big band standards mashed up with pop classics.
Library MakeArt Workshop | Mission Bay
Saturday, August 22 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Mission Bay Branch Library
Library MakeArt Workshop | Mission Bay
This activity is quite literally “Hands On!” Join the Museum of Craft and Design at the Mission Bay Library for an afternoon of creating art with hand prints. This is our first activity at this library branch, so please stop in to check it out! Presented ...

Sunday, August 23

Live Music: Caribbean All Stars | SF
Sunday, August 23 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live Music: Caribbean All Stars | SF
The Caribbean Allstars are undoubtedly the founding fathers of the Caribbean Roots Music Scene in the San Francisco Bay Area. Come dance to their spirited Soca, Calypso, and Reggae rhythms.

Wednesday, September 9

Artists at Work Exhibit | Stanford
Wednesday, September 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Cantor Arts Center
Artists at Work Exhibit | Stanford
September 9, 2015–January 25, 2016 This major exhibition will include some 100 European and American prints, drawings, and photographs drawn from the Cantor’s rich collection. A special feature will pay tribute to the legacy of Richard Diebenkorn—Stanford’s most accomplished and recognized graduate in art—by displaying, for ...

Sunday, September 13

Live Music: Dr. Dee’s Tite Rack ft. Jason Brock | SF
Sunday, September 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live Music: Dr. Dee's Tite Rack ft. Jason Brock | SF
Get your groove on with the jazz pop styling of Dee Spencer featuring Jason Brock.

Sunday, September 20

Free Yoga | An Outdoor Yoga Class | SF
Sunday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Java Beach House
Free Yoga | An Outdoor Yoga Class | SF
In San Francisco, where the median rent has rose to $3,055 per month, it has become increasing difficult for the local yogis and yoginis to maintain a serious yoga practice paying $15 to $22 per yoga class (x) 3 days a week (x) 4 weeks ...
Live Jazz Music: Kurt Ribak
Sunday, September 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live Jazz Music: Kurt Ribak
Original jazz influenced by Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus. Over time Duke Ellington as well as music of the Caribbean and Latin America increasingly influenced Kurt’s writing. Other tunes of his reflect a love of the music of New Orleans, both its traditional jazz and ...

Sunday, September 27

Live Jazz Music: Faye Carol | SF
Sunday, September 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jane Warner Memorial Plaza
Live Jazz Music: Faye Carol | SF
Faye Carol’s reportoire is influenced by jazz greats including Billy Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. The San Francisco Examiner once wrote that “no singer in the Bay area comes close to Carol’s sheer intensity; she doesn’t just sell a song . . . she sells her ...