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Wednesday, July 26

“Bridging Urban America” Documentary Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, July 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

This documentary celebrates Ralph Modjeski, the chief engineer for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Modjeski designed bridges that had significant impact on urban development and commerce. The film is a tribute to innovative engineering and to bridge workers during two eras of transit, taking a …

Friday, July 28

2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | SF
Friday, July 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| War Memorial Veterans Building
2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour: Indialucia Fusion Music & Dance Performance | SF

The 2017 Festival of Inner Peace Tour, featuring world-renowned artist of the fusion music band, Indialucia, comes to the Bay Area, in a series of 3 free concert performances, that combined music, dance, and a journey into the subtle realm of your innermost being. Sahaja ...

Win Tix: Pop Rock Electronica “Delta Rae” | Great American Music Hall
Friday, July 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

We know that pop, rock, and electronica isn’t the only kind of music out there. No, truly, we do. That’s why we’re happy to deliver to you a big ol’ slice of Delta Rae. This six-piece troupe hails from Durham, NC, which they tell me …

Sunday, July 30

Mozart to Mendelssohn: Free Summer Symphony Concert | SF
Sunday, July 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is free and RSVPs are appreciated but not required
| Herbst Theatre
Mozart to Mendelssohn: Free Summer Symphony Concert | SF

The Civic Symphony Association of San Francisco presents a summer concert by the Mozart to Mendelssohn Orchestra on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
An RSVP is recommended but not required. Please arrive early to ensure your spot. Donations are gratefully accepted, with a $10 suggested donation per …

Italian Inspiration: A Mozart To Mendelssohn Concert | SF
Italian Inspiration: A Mozart To Mendelssohn Concert | SF

Join for an Italian Inspiration: A Mozart to Mendelssohn concert on July 30, 2017.
The program will include:

Rossini – Overture to “The Barber of Seville“
Schubert – Overture in C Major “In the Italian Style“
Berlioz – Roman Carnival Overture
Mendelssohn – Symphony No. 4 “Italian”

An RSVP is recommended …

Wednesday, August 2

August World Breastfeeding City Hall Photo Gallery | SF
Wednesday, August 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
August World Breastfeeding City Hall Photo Gallery | SF

Sustaining Breastfeeding-Together reminds people that as mothers & fathers, brothers & sisters, family, friends, and coworkers, everyone plays a part in supporting women to breastfeed successfully.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that babies be exclusively breastfed for up to the first 6 months of life …

“Monet, Renoir, Pissarro & the Impressionist Movement” Slide Show Lecture | SF Main Library
Wednesday, August 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

It’s Paris, 1874 and the world of art is about to change forever. View over eighty works of art by Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Cezanne, Lautrec, Morisot, Sisley, Degas, Van Gogh, and Gauguin. Artists who experienced and expressed the world about them each in their own …

Friday, August 4

Win Tix: Strangelove: Depeche Mode Tribute | Great American Music Hall
Friday, August 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

Depeche Mode was a remarkable New Wave band that set a high standard for the genre. While their hay-day is long gone, that doesn’t mean you can’t experience all the majesty of their work and performances. That’s right, I said majesty. Because Strangelove is here …

Saturday, August 5

“Bricolage: The Practice of Everyday Life” All Ages Art Making Workshop | SF
Saturday, August 5 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| SFAC Main Gallery

Join Tiny Bubbles artist Megan Reed for a hands-on workshop exploring the tradition of bricolage–the practice of taking the everyday as both inspiration and material. Using discarded materials, this workshop reimagines how we use or dispose of the objects around us and reframes the clutter …

Sunday, August 6

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, August 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

Do Touch the Heart: Huggable Interactive Heart Experience | SF
Do Touch the Heart: Huggable Interactive Heart Experience | SF

Do Touch the HeART is a multi-sensory experience featuring interactive huggable pillows and companion art experiences led by Rebecca Saylor. Members of the Bay Area crafting community will be on-site each month to share their skills and help with the projects.
Learn how to make pom-poms …

Wednesday, August 9

State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office
State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office

Take a guided tour of one of the nation’s greenest office buildings – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC), at 2 pm on every second Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour ...

“Tidewater” Free Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, August 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Join Green Film Fest for a free, encore screening of Tidewater, winner of the 2017 Green Fire Award.
Producer/co-writer Nate Birnbaum will be in attendance for Q&A following the screening.

Saturday, August 12

Pistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF
Saturday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Civic Center (SF)
Pistahan 2017: Filipino Cultural Festival & Parade | SF

Experience a massive celebration of Filipino art, dance, music and food at the annual Pistahan Parade & Festival in San Francisco. Billed as the largest celebration of Filipino Americans in the U.S., the the two-day event organized by the Filipino American Arts Exposition is expected to draw over ...

Wednesday, August 16

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, August 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

Friday, August 18

Win Tix: Redefining Hip-hop “Shabazz Palaces” | Great American Music Hall
Friday, August 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

If you’re in the mood for some genre redefining hip-hop, then look no further than Shabazz Palaces. Helmed by Palaceer Lazaro and Baba Maraire, this Seattle-based duo has been lighting up stages since 2009. Their work covers original pieces as well as remixes of other …

Sunday, August 20

“Unlocking the Cage” Free Screening | SF Main Library
Sunday, August 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Main Public Library

Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his career-long challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After 30 years of struggling with existing animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP), recently …

Friday, August 25

Win Tix: SF Airship: Summer of Love Experience | Great American Music Hall
Friday, August 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall

If you’re not already sick of all the Summer of Love stuff going around, I’ve got good news. The summer isn’t over yet. But can you really get enough of all this hippie love? Of course not. Especially when it means you get to celebrate …

Friday, September 1

Rotunda Dance Series: Scott Wells & Dancers | SF City Hall
Friday, September 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Scott Wells & Dancers | SF City Hall

n 1981 Scott discovered the pleasure of contact improvisation shortly after becoming obsessed with the struggles of modern dance. He stuck with both and currently directs a company in San Francisco and tours annually to Europe. Wells has created works for skateboarders, boxers and recently …

Sunday, September 3

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, September 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Free First Sunday Admission for main galleries: Normally $15 for general ...

Wednesday, September 13

State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office
State-of-the-Art Green Building Tour | SF Public Utilities Office

Take a guided tour of one of the nation’s greenest office buildings – the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters (SFPUC), at 2 pm on every second Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required. Limited to maximum of 20 guests. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tour ...

Wednesday, September 20

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, September 20 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...

Friday, October 6

Rotunda Dance Series: Madhuri Kishore School of Kuchipudi | SF City Hall
Friday, October 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Madhuri Kishore School of Kuchipudi | SF City Hall

Madhuri Kishore started the dance school in 2005 to spread our indian culture and heritage through dance. This school has now turned out to be a leading kuchipudi dance school in Bay area. She is well known for her patience and being extremely student-friendly. She …

Wednesday, October 25

Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library
Wednesday, October 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| San Francisco Main Public Library
Final $1 Book Sale of the Season | SF Main Library

Starting this April, the San Francisco Public Library host weekly Wednesday Steps Sales, located at the Larkin Street entrance to the Main Library. All books and media are just $1 or less each and all proceeds from Steps Sales benefit the San Francisco Public Library. ...

Friday, November 3

Rotunda Dance Series: Charya Burt Cambodian Dance | SF City Hall
Friday, November 3 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Charya Burt Cambodian Dance | SF City Hall

Charya Burt Cambodian Dance was established in 1993 after Charya immigrated to Northern California from her native country of Cambodia. As a traditional artist and a former dance faculty member at the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh, Charya is dedicated to the …