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Thursday, April 27

“Voices of Dissent” Letters From The Camps | The Presidio
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club

Using original letters from the internment camps of WWII, now preserved at California Historical Society, this interdisciplinary presentation focuses on Japanese Americans who spoke out during and after internment. Contemporary descendants, writers, and performers will read from the letters and share their responses.
Free but an …

Friday, April 28

Botany Series: Introduction to Plant Identification | The Presidio
Friday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required. Donations are highly encouraged.
| Presidio Natural Resources Building
Botany Series: Introduction to Plant Identification | The Presidio

Brett Stevenson (Ecological Restoration Coordinator), Esperanza Pimentel (Biological Science Technician) and Stacy Jacobsen (Seed Collection Ecologist for Presidio Nursery) will lead this workshop focusing on basic taxonomy, botanical identification resources, and plant identification with an emphasis on troubleshooting morphological keys. The class will discuss and …

Presidio Sessions: Ila Cantor’s “Encanto” | The Presidio
Friday, April 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Sessions: Ila Cantor's

lla Cantor is a young, dynamic, award-winning guitarist and composer. Although grounded in jazz, her music and playing challenges the contemporary categories of music. Her Encanto project showcases the charango, a guitar-like instrument most commonly heard in South American folk music genres. Her music has …

Sunday, April 30

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 30 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Thursday, May 4

Restoring Treasures Of The Silent Screen | The Presidio
Thursday, May 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Restoring Treasures Of The Silent Screen | The Presidio

Only ten to fifteen percent of the motion pictures created during the silent film era still survive in complete form today. The other 85-90% of all motion pictures created prior to 1930 are considered “lost” – titles for which not a single surviving print is …

Sunday, May 7

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Saturday, May 13

Presidio Stargazing Party | SF
Saturday, May 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested but not required.
| Main Parade Ground
Presidio Stargazing Party | SF

Presidio Stargazing Parties are perfect for families and people of all ages interested in seeing the universe through a telescope.
The SFAA brings telescopes and amateur astronomers to guide you, unveiling some of the night sky’s most interesting astronomical beauties. See the moon, planets, nebulae and …

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, May 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

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

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party: 1960’s Takeover | SF
Sunday, May 14 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Parade Ground
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic blends the best of the international food scene with the best of the national park.
At this event, put on your tie-dye and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with classic rock, 1960s-era cocktails, and the chance to …

Mother’s Day Family Yoga | The Presidio
Sunday, May 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Presidio)
Mother's Day Family Yoga | The Presidio

Strengthen healthy family bonds through flowing movement, mindfulness exercises and playful stretching for kids and parents. Practice can be adjusted to suit the ages of attendees.
Family Yoga is hosted by It’s Yoga, Kids, a Presidio-based yoga studio dedicated to promoting health and well-being for all …

Tuesday, May 16

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, May 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Observation Post at the Presidio
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Thursday, May 18

Opening Night: “Off The Grid” Twilight Campfire Party | Presidio
Thursday, May 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
| Main Post Lawn
Opening Night:

Cozy up with Off the Grid at “Twilight at the Presidio” – a free weekly evening event on the Main Post Lawn from 5-9 pm every Thursday from mid-May to October. Off the Grid street food vendors will serve up dishes tapas-style while you relax ...

Friday, May 19

Outdoor Family Movie Night: Walt Disney’s Moana | The Presidio
Friday, May 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, an RSVP is requested but not required.
| Presidio Civil War Parade Grounds
Outdoor Family Movie Night: Walt Disney's Moana | The Presidio

Bring a blanket and enjoy a movie night in the great outdoors. Sponsored by Supervisor Mark Farrell, in partnership with the Presidio Trust and the Presidio Y.
This animated film follows the adventure of Moana, who tries to save her island by answering the Ocean’s call to seek …

Redwood Tango Ensemble | The Presidio
Friday, May 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Redwood Tango Ensemble | The Presidio

Redwood Tango Ensemble is a sextet dedicated to both traditional Argentine tango music and original tango compositions by leader and bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski.
The ensemble’s arrangements are inspired by the styles of Anibal Troilo, Juan D’Arienzo, Carlos DiSarli, Osvaldo Pugliese and other master orchestras in tango, …

Saturday, May 20

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, May 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Sunday, May 21

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Sunday, May 28

Off the Grid’s “Presidio Picnic” Sunday Food Truck Party | SF
Off the Grid's

San Francisco’s favorite family picnic is back for 2017. Presidio Picnic brings together the best of the Bay Area food scene with the beauty of this national park site and views of the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Held on the seven acre Main ...

Thursday, June 15

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, June 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

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, June 17

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, June 17 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

2017 Presidio Kite Festival | SF
2017 Presidio Kite Festival | SF

Let your imagination soar at this colorful, family-friendly festival featuring all things kite happening at the Presidio Main Parade Ground.
Presidio Kite Expo
Saturday, June 17, 2017 | Noon to 5 pm
Main Parade Ground, The Presidio, SF
FREE – RSVP on Eventbrite (Free kites are available on a first-come, …

Tuesday, June 20

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, June 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Observation Post at the Presidio
Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Presidio, Observation Post / Building 211 on the third Tuesday ...

Saturday, July 15

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, July 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Main Post (Presidio)
Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio

The free PresidiGo Shuttle system welcomes park visitors, residents, and employees with fully accessible shuttles and bike racks. There are two PresidiGo Shuttle services, each with different policies and guidelines – Around the Park and Downtown. Downtown (Free on Weekends) The Downtown express route make stops ...

Thursday, September 28

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, September 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

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, November 11

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, November 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

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 ...