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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 ...

Saturday, July 1

Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF
Saturday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...

Free “June Taylor Company” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 1 – 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 featuring an artisan producer from the market.

The Telomere Effect & the Genetic Heritage | SF
Saturday, July 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is encouraged.
| Book Passage (SF)
The Telomere Effect & the Genetic Heritage | SF

Have you wondered why some sixty-year-olds look and feel like forty-year-olds and why some forty-year-olds look and feel like sixty-year-olds? While many factors contribute to aging and illness, Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn discovered a biological indicator called telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres, which protect our …

Sunday, July 2

Yet Another Anti-Trump Impeachment March | San Francisco
Sunday, July 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Justin Herman Plaza
Yet Another Anti-Trump Impeachment March | San Francisco

The organizers state: Donald Trump has been in violation of the Constitution from the day he was sworn into the office of President. They cannot abide a Congress that turns a blind eye to the constitutional breaches of the Commander in Chief.
They demand that Congress do its job …

Thursday, July 6

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Immerse into Virtual Reality | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Immerse into Virtual Reality | Pier 15

Virtual reality (VR) has been a hot topic in recent years with filmmakers and entertainers seeking to immerse you ever more deeply in their work. While the technology is ever-evolving, the impulse to engage audiences as active participants has always been intrinsic to cinema.
Join Exploratorium film …

Friday, July 7

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Saturday, July 8

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: AVP San Francisco Open | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Free “The Benchmark” Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 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. This demo will highlight a farmer-chef relationship forged and sustained at the farmers market, featuring Allstar Organics.
Omri Aflalo and John Cahill met on a bench at …

LaborFest2017: Re-Imagining the San Francisco General Strike | SF
Saturday, July 8 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harry Bridges Plaza Tower
LaborFest2017: Re-Imagining the San Francisco General Strike | SF

Join the walk with Gifford Hartman and others.
Eighty-three years ago at this location, a great battle took place by workers and residents of San Francisco against the police and National Guard.
They will look at the causes of the 1934 General Strike and why it was …

Sunday, July 9

Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32
Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament: Finals | Piers 30-32

The Mens & Womens AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour will make its return to San Francisco. One of four tournaments held in the state of California, the San Francisco event is unlike the other three. As opposed to the deep sands on the natural beaches in ...

Thursday, July 13

Exploratorium After Dark: Hot Sauce on Pairings | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Hot Sauce on Pairings | Pier 15

Join them at Pairings for robust presentations and refreshing conversation—this time about hot sauce—designed to inspire your scientific palate.
Also, grab dinner and drinks by the Bay, enjoy hands-on exhibits and demonstrations, and crawl through our pitch-black Tactile Dome.

Saturday, July 15

Emily Paster’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 15 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Emily Paster's 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, followed by a book signing hosted by our friends at Book Passage.
Emily Paster is the author of two cookbooks, 2016’s Food Swap: Specialty Recipes for Bartering, …

Jamnation’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Jamnation's 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.
Stanford-economics-major-turned-food-preservationist Gillian Reynolds creates bright, bold jams with a focus on sustainability, seasonality, and superior ingredients.
Inspired by her travels to Brazil, London, Turkey, and beyond, she crafts …

Thursday, July 20

Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Ernie Gehr Variety Show | Pier 15

Making a rare trip to San Francisco, Ernie Gehr will present a screening of new works—four moving image landscape considerations.
An essential filmmaker of the avant-garde, Gehr has worked continuously for over 50 years, crafting hypnotic and perception-shifting studies of the familiar. Within his films, observational studies …

Saturday, July 22

Hodo Soy’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 22 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Hodo Soy's 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.
As a child in Vietnam, Minh Tsai took morning strolls with his grandpa to the neighborhood tofu shack. The freshness and artisan-quality of the soymilk, tofu and …

Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel’s Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Saturday, July 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel's 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.
“I accepted a job at Disneyland working in foodservice and enjoyed the interaction I had with the cooks and chefs,” says Wong. “It was art on a …

Thursday, July 27

Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Heat & Temperature on Full-Spectrum Science | Pier 15

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.
What’s the difference between heat and temperature? You use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing …

Friday, July 28

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, July 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 ...

Sunday, July 30

LaborFest2017: “Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco” Walk | ILWU
Sunday, July 30 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ILWU Sculpture
LaborFest2017:

Walk with Brad Wiedmaier, SEIU 2015 member & architectural historian.
San Francisco has a rich political and labor history that is also connected to its buildings.
In this history-by-the-buildings walk, Brad Wiedmaier will outline artifacts and events, and their connections to San Francisco’s past and present. For …

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 ...

Friday, August 25

San Francisco Critical Mass
Friday, August 25 – 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, September 2

Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF
Saturday, September 2 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
Free Fishing Day 2017 | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feel the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? What’s that? You say you never learned to fish? Dept ...