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Thursday, May 25

Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Sound | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Sound | Pier 15

Join them for a resonant presentation on sound at Full-Spectrum Science. Crawl through their pitch-black Tactile Dome. Also, play with hundreds of hands-on exhibits and experience an array of Explainer-led demonstrations. And grab dinner and drinks by the Bay.
What is sound? How high a pitch …

Friday, May 26

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, May 26 – 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, May 27

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream Class & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Stop by the CUESA Classroom for a cooking demo featuring the seasonal bounty of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
Join Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream co-founder Jake Godby and his team, as they demo how they develop their unique flavors from the bounty of the market. They’ll …

Free “Tender Greens” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, May 27 – 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.
Todd spent his summers during his college years at San Diego State University backpacking through Europe, eating and drinking for months at a time. His curiosity led …

Wednesday, May 31

Conversations About Landscape: Resilient by Design Launch | SF
Wednesday, May 31 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Pier 15
Conversations About Landscape: Resilient by Design Launch | SF

Conversations About Landscape brings together practitioners from the fields of geography, ecology, environmental sciences, policy, design, and the arts to grapple with issues that shape contemporary landscapes. Speakers present their work and engage in a conversation that includes members of the audience.
Free but an RSVP …

Thursday, June 1

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.

Saturday, June 3

The Family Chef Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 3 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
The Family Chef 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.
Amy has adapted her cooking knowledge to focus on healthy options. Amy realized she could help others since her strength lies in her deep culinary knowledge that …

Thursday, June 8

Total Wellness Fest 2017: Mind, Body & Spirit | Embarcadero Center
Thursday, June 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Three Embarcadero Center
Total Wellness Fest 2017: Mind, Body & Spirit | Embarcadero Center

Embarcadero Center will host the 14th Annual Total Wellness interactive health festival featuring health screenings, fitness demonstrations, health-related booths, a blood drive, raffle prizes, and more.
Total Wellness Festival 2017
Thursday, June 8, 2017 | 11 am to 2 pm
Street Levels of Two, Three and Four Embarcadero Center
FREE
Incorporating all facets …

Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Cityscapes with Dominic Angerame | Pier 15

In this screening of poetic documentaries that meditate on urban environments, familiar cityscapes are reframed through the camera’s lens.
An innovator of observant cinema and a key member of the Bay Area experimental film community, Dominic Angerame presents a screening pairing his films with works of …

Saturday, June 10

Picnic On Third Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 10 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Picnic On Third 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.
Natalia Bushyager & Leigh Loper are the innovative young chefs behind Picnic On Third, a culinary cafe in South Park that features an entirely new menu every …

World Naked Bike Ride: 14th Anniversary | SF
Saturday, June 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
World Naked Bike Ride: 14th Anniversary | SF

Tune up those bikes and toss those riding duds in the wash; you won’t need them for the World Naked Bike Ride in San Francisco.
You may think this is an “only in SF” event, but it’s actually in ten cities. Hundreds of people will strip …

Acquerello Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 10 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Acquerello 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.
Originally from San Carlos, California, Gresham’s interest in food and cooking came from a long line of culinary history and heritage within her family. Starting at a …

Thursday, June 15

Exploratorium After Dark: Vanadium on Everything Matters | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Vanadium on 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 the collective human experience.

Saturday, June 17

Free “Kraut Source” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 17 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Free

Karen is a classically trained chef, certified nutritionist, culinary instructor, and author of Happy Foods: Over 100 Mood-Boosting Recipes.
Thanks to her time at Bauman, Karen got hooked on fermenting and became fascinated with traditional fermentation crocks. It was her fascination with the simple but elegant …

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. ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Fireworks | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Full-Spectrum Science On Fireworks | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
Come ooooo and ahhhh at the science behind these big booms. Where do fireworks come from? Who invented them? What causes their beautiful colors, and how do the bursting shells create such different patterns? …

Saturday, June 24

Free “Salt & Straw” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, June 24 – 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.
As head ice cream maker for Salt & Straw Portland, LA, and now San Francisco, and the Wiz Bang Bar in Portland’s Pine Street Market, Tyler Malek …

Thursday, June 29

Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Experimenting with Strings & Vibrations | Pier 15

Tune in to surrounding sounds by experimenting with strings and vibrations, and use electromagnets to build a basic speaker. Learn how to listen with your bones, and explore the workings of the inner ear.

Friday, June 30

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, June 30 – 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 ...

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 ...

Saturday, September 23

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Saturday, September 23 – 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. ...

Friday, October 6

Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017
Friday, October 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 30
Free Navy Ship Tours | Fleet Week 2017

Look up in the sky when you hear the roaring of jet engines and head down to SF’s northern waterfront and Dogpatch for San Francisco’s annual Fleet Week airshow and festival. 36th Annual San Francisco Fleet Week  October 2 – 9, 2017 San Francisco FREE ...

Sunday, October 22

Exploratorium Free Community Day | SF
Sunday, October 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. ...

Sunday, October 29

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 ...