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Thursday, January 19

Exploratorium After Dark: Cinema Arts & Mechanical Melodies | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cinema Arts & Mechanical Melodies | Pier 15

The Musical Art Quintet accompanies a program of silent films from the early days of cinema in this program co-presented by the San Francisco Silent Film Festival. The films feature mechanical wonders and inspired inventions, evoking the whimsy and wonder of our temporary exhibition Curious …

Friday, January 20

Bay Area Resist Trump Morning March & Rally | Justin Herman Plaza
Friday, January 20 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Bay Area Resist Trump Morning March & Rally | Justin Herman Plaza

On January 20th, Donald Trump’s inauguration begins a presidential term marked by outright xenophobia, bigotry, sexism, corporate giveaways and hate-fueled policies. Americans must reclaim the democracy, and show the nation how the Bay Area stands together to defend the communities and fight for justice. On this historic day, …

Saturday, January 21

Free “Twin Girls Farm” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. This demo will highlight a farmer-chef connection forged at the market, featuring Twin Girls Farm.
David Murphy is the executive chef of Whitechapel, a destination not just …

Sunday, January 22

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, January 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Exploratorium Free Community Day | 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. ...

Free “Tender Greens” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Sunday, January 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by CUESA’s Jack London Square Market for a cooking demo featuring seasonal produce with Chef Henry Hamilton of Tender Greens.

Monday, January 23

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Gold” | Embarcadero Center Cinema
Monday, January 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| One Embarcadero Center
Free Sneak Preview Movie:

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Gold,” a brand new adventure movie that will take you to the Indonesian jungle.
Free Film Screening: Gold
January 23, 2017 | 7:00 pm
Embarcadero Center Cinema
RSVP code: ticketstoGOLD

Tickets available through https://www.gofobo.com/rsvp
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on demand, passes …

Wednesday, January 25

Jericho: The Urban Spy Game: 7th Anniversary | SF
Wednesday, January 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ferry Building
Jericho: The Urban Spy Game: 7th Anniversary | SF

San Francisco’s favorite urban spy game, Jericho, turns 7 this month. Come celebrate with them and hunt or evade spies on the streets of SF.
They’ll take the first 10-15 minutes to go over rules & split into 2 teams. 3 mission game to follow. Afterwards, they’ll re-live the nights …

Thursday, January 26

Exploratorium After Dark: Full Spectrum Science on Radioactivity | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Full Spectrum Science on Radioactivity | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
What’s going on inside the nucleus of an atom? Why does it spit out radiation? Did you know that you are exposed to radioactivity every day? Learn the facts about this somewhat controversial topic.

Friday, January 27

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, January 27 – 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, January 28

Free “M.Y. China” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, January 28 – 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, with a special appearance for Chinese New Year.
“Yan Can Cook, So Can You” has always been the motto of Martin Yan, chef extraordinaire and popular television …

Thursday, February 2

Exploratorium After Dark: Sending Signals | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Sending Signals | Pier 15

Experience First Thursdays (the first After Dark each month) where they focus on one topic—this time, Communication. Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and our pitch-black Tactile Dome.

Saturday, February 4

Free “Tosca Cafe” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Josh Even was introduced to the restaurant industry after college, working as a bartender at San Francisco karaoke restaurant Kansai. He returned to his native New York, …

Thursday, February 9

Exploratorium After Dark: Yeasts at Pairings | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Yeasts at Pairings | Pier 15

Get a taste for the science behind yeasts at Pairings. Grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome.
The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new …

Saturday, February 11

Free “Canela Bistro & Wine Bar” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 11 – 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.
Mat Schuster’s culinary journey, if unconventional, is rooted in his love for travel and family. The Executive Chef of Canela, an intimate and cozy Spanish restaurant in …

Tuesday, February 14

Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco
Tuesday, February 14 – 5:50 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Pillow Fight 2017 | San Francisco

Feathers will fly at this fun, flash-mob type event which takes place annually on Valentine’s Day. It’s Pillow Fight.

In the past, nearly 1,000 San Franciscans descended on Justin Herman Plaza with feather-stuffed pillows to run Braveheart-like at full speed at one another to lovingly beat …

Thursday, February 16

Exploratorium After Dark: An Evening with Barbara Hammer | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: An Evening with Barbara Hammer | Pier 15

Join them for an evening of transmuted cinema, where images break through the traditional rectangular screen and emerge as unexpected and amorphous shapes.
Working since the late 1960s, Barbara Hammer’s career has been marked by experimentation, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to testing boundaries.

Saturday, February 18

Free “Rasoi” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 18 – 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.
A participant in La Cocina’s food business incubator program, Heena Patel creates Western Indian dishes in honor of Gujarati traditions, …

Thursday, February 23

Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: The Last Doubling | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Is growth always good? The biggest threat to our existence on planet Earth isn’t asteroids—it’s us. Why can’t our population continue to grow? Learn about the exponential function and the conclusions we can draw …

Friday, February 24

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, February 24 – 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, February 25

Free “RoliRoti” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, February 25 – 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.
Thomas founded RoliRoti in 2002 after studying agriculture in Zurich, Switzerland, and working to improve conditions for the animals on …

Saturday, March 4

Free “Sukhi’s” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 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.
With humble beginnings in her grandmother’s kitchen, at the age of seven, Sukhi remembers recreating a dish after seeing it …

Free “Hillside Supper Club” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Founded by two chefs who enjoy the camaraderie of eating and drinking together, the Hillside Supper Club promotes introducing new friends, experiencing different foods, and experimenting with …

Saturday, March 11

Free “Bay Leaf Kitchen & Eatwell Farm” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 11 – 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 a relationship forged at the market.
Eatwell Farm and Bay Leaf Kitchen have been partnering, over the last three years, to educate families and children …

Tuesday, March 14

30th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day
Tuesday, March 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
30th Annual Pi Day | Exploratorium Free Day

Join The Exploratorium on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 for the 30th annual Pi Day, an international holiday celebrating the never-ending number π (3.14159…), and the spirit of wonder and quirk that science inspires, founded in 1988 by Exploratorium physicist and “Prince of Pi” Larry Shaw.
The Exploratorium will …

Saturday, March 25

Free “Leah’s Pantry” Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, March 25 – 12:00 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.
Monica Bhagwan has been Leah’s Pantry Program Manager since 2013. Monica, who is from New York City, has 17 years of experience as a professional cook and …