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Thursday, March 30

Exploratorium After Dark: The Residents’ New Record Live Premiere | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Residents' New Record Live Premiere | Pier 15

Join them for a live premiere of The Residents new record, The Ghost of Hope. The album, an audio exploration of historic train wrecks, will be accompanied by The Residents live performance and a screening of “Rushing Like a Banshee” (2016, 2:22 min.), directed by …

Friday, March 31

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, March 31 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

Saturday, April 1

Joanne Weir Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 1 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Joanne Weir Free 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. The demo will be followed by a book signing.
Joanne Weir wears many different hats as cookbook author, culinary instructor, and as executive chef of Copita Tequileria …

Exploring the World Through Chemistry | SF
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 15
Exploring the World Through Chemistry | SF

Kids and families are invited to learn about the fascinating world of chemistry through hands-on, age-appropriate activities at the Exploratorium . Members of the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) local sections and college groups will lead the activities.
The ACS Presidential Outreach Event, “Exploring Our World through …

Thursday, April 6

Exploratorium After Dark: Cannabis | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cannabis | Pier 15

Come and join them as they discuss one of the most controversial topics there is, Cannabis.

Saturday, April 8

Free “Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 8 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and highlighting one of our market sellers.
Evan Bloom started cooking younger than most, eschewing Kraft mac n cheese for Thai cuisine & baked Alaska. This love …

Thursday, April 13

Exploratorium After Dark: Resonance & Pairings | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Resonance & Pairings | Pier 15

Listen in at Resonance, where contemporary musicians and sound artists perform and discuss innovative works. Tonight, traditional Vietnamese music and live electronics converge in the fascinating collaborations of Chris Brown and Vân-Ánh Võ.
Also tonight, sit down to a scientific and culinary exploration of eggs at …

Saturday, April 15

2017 Goat Festival at the Ferry Building | SF
Saturday, April 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
2017 Goat Festival at the Ferry Building | SF

Enjoy goat-centric cooking demos, talks and samples of goat milk cheeses, yogurts, ice creams and more at the annual Goat Festival – A Celebration of All Things Goat at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.
2017 Goat Festival
Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 10 am to 2 pm
Ferry Building, …

Free “Serpentine” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 15 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

Wednesday, April 19

2017 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF
Wednesday, April 19 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free BART tickets for first 5,000 to complete the BART Blue Sky passport.
| Justin Herman Plaza
2017 BART Blue Sky Festival & Eco Carnival: 5,000 Free BART Tickets | SF

Please note, below are the details from last year. We have yet to confirm the details for 2017.
Join BART for the annual free BART Blue Sky Festival at Justin Herman Plaza, thanking those who ride BART and recognizing eco-friendly Bay Area leaders, just in time for Earth Day.
7th Annual …

Thursday, April 20

Exploratorium After Dark: Scandium For Everything Matters | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Scandium For Everything Matters  | Pier 15

Come be in your elements with Exploratorium host and scientific raconteur Ron Hipschman. Follow tales of intrigue and invention, join in dynamic demonstrations, and uncover fascinating connections between individual elements and our collective human experience.

Saturday, April 22

March for Science 2017 on Earth Day | SF
Saturday, April 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
March for Science 2017 on Earth Day | SF

The “March for Science” has the mission of building public trust in science and to encourage politicians to forum evidence-based public policy for the good of humanity. 
There’s a massive San Francisco march planned for Earth Day 2017 from 9am to Noon which we’re told starting …

Sophina Uong Free Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 22 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Sophina Uong Free 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.
Sophina Uong has worked in the finest of restaurants — from the front of the house to behind the kitchen doors — in the Bay Area over …

Tommy Halvorson Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 22 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Tommy Halvorson 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.

Shaun King Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Shaun King 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.
Shaun King has spent years in many of the top kitchens across the United States. Trained by a Japanese master chef, King learned to appreciate the bold, …

Sunday, April 23

Meisha Page Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Sunday, April 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Meisha Page Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Join them at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a cooking demo with Meisha Page of Wisdom by Wisdom featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market.
Meisha Page makes natural, handcrafted soaps and body butters in a wide variety …

Thursday, April 27

Exploratorium After Dark: “Mirrors” with Ron Hipschman | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark:

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Why do you see yourself in reverse when you look at yourself in a mirror? Why are you not upside down? Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman reveals the physics behind different types of mirrors and …

Friday, April 28

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, April 28 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
San Francisco Critical Mass

Critical Mass is a mass bicycle ride that takes place on the last Friday of each month in San Francisco starting at 5:30 pm at Justin Herman Plaza (foot of Market Street) and in cities around the world. Everyone is invited. No one is in charge. Bring your ...

Saturday, April 29

Anna & Lenore Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 29 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Anna & Lenore 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 and highlighting two of their market seller-farmers.
Lenore Estrada and Anna Derivi-Castellanos are the partners behind Three Babes Bakeshop. They offer seasonal pies using local ingredients and are …

Melissa Clark Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, April 29 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Melissa Clark 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. The demo will be followed by a book signing at Sur La Table in the Ferry Building Marketplace.
Melissa Clark is a staff writer for the New …

Sunday, April 30

Amanda Tash Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Sunday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Amanda Tash Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Join us at CUESA’s Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland for a cooking demo with Amanda Tash, Spice Monkey featuring the seasonal bounty of the Jack London Square Farmers Market.
Amanda grew up desiring quality, healthful food that the Louisville, Kentucky area in which she …

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Sunday, May 14

Exploratorium Free Day: Mother’s Day 2017 | SF
Sunday, May 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Day: Mother's Day 2017 | SF

The Exploratorium will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 14, 2017 by offering free admission to all visitors (not just for Mothers).
Schedule
1:00 p.m. Mariachi Mexicanismo
2:00–4:00 p.m. Making Flores de papel
4:00 p.m. Cuicacall

Friday, June 23

Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF
Friday, June 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Night | SF

The Exploratorium is a twenty-first-century learning laboratory, an eye-opening, always-changing, playful place to explore and tinker featuring hundreds of science, art, and human perception exhibits. While they don’t have monthly free days, they do host several special events throughout the year offering free admission for all. ...

Sunday, July 30

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Pier 17

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...