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Tuesday, March 28

PBS Nature’s “Yosemite” Free Documentary Preview & Panel Discussion | The Presidio
Tuesday, March 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
PBS Nature's

Join KQED, the Presidio Trust and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy for a free preview screening and panel discussion of PBS Nature’s new documentary, Yosemite, and discover how climate change is affecting one of America’s greatest national parks.
Free, but an RSVP is required.

Moderator: Craig Miller, KQED Science Editor
Panelists: Joseph Pontecorvo
Filmmaker; Anthony Ambrose, UC Berkeley Tree Canopy Biologist
Dr. …

Thursday, March 30

Liberty Loving People: Black Abolitionists & The Struggle Over Slavery | The Presidio
Thursday, March 30 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Liberty Loving People: Black Abolitionists & The Struggle Over Slavery | The Presidio

Historian Susan D. Anderson will speak and present documents and images about the surprising chapter in California’s early history, the struggle over slavery. Admitted into the United States as a free state, California’s legislature passed a Fugitive Slave Act in 1852, and was a site …

Friday, March 31

Jazz Live Music Sessions | The Presidio
Friday, March 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Jazz Live Music Sessions | The Presidio

In the intimate atmosphere of a house concert, experience jazz, contemporary, and classical music, and enjoy opportunities to converse with performers and each other.
The people that will be performing are Hitomi Oba on the saxophone; Nick DePinna, trombone; Jon Jang, piano; Gary Brown, double bass …

Saturday, April 1

The Presidio’s Role In WWII Japanese American Incarceration | The Presidio
Saturday, April 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
The Presidio's Role In WWII Japanese American Incarceration | The Presidio

During World War II, the Presidio of San Francisco – the Army’s Western Defense Command – played a pivotal role in the unjust incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans, purportedly in the name of national security. This special exhibition marks 75 years since Lieutenant General John …

Civil War Cannon Loading Demonstration | Fort Point
Saturday, April 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Point
Civil War Cannon Loading Demonstration | Fort Point

Join them at the cannon across the parade ground from the Fort Point entrance and learn how the Fort’s soldiers came together to protect the San Francisco Bay. Afterwards, you and other visitors can demonstrate your knowledge and become certified Fort Point cannoneers.
Meet at the …

Sunday, April 2

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

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 ...

Wednesday, April 5

Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio
Free Guided Shuttle Tour: History, Nature & Hidden Nooks | Presidio

Hop on the Presidio Trust’s monthly free guided shuttle tour which introduces visitors to the park’s historic areas, wild open spaces, and hidden nooks with an emphasis on projects that are shaping the Presidio today. Free, but an RSVP is required. Call (415) 561-2793 or email presidio@presidiotrust.gov. Space ...

Thursday, April 6

Voyage To Sustainability | The Presidio
Thursday, April 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Voyage To Sustainability | The Presidio

In October 1995, more than 100 environmental professionals convened for three days at the Presidio to imagine a future for the nation’s most unique national park. The document that emerged was Voyage to Sustainability: The Greening of the Presidio. Now more than 20 years later, …

Friday, April 7

“Sylvestris Quartet” Live Music Performance | The Presidio
Friday, April 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club

Sylvestris Quartet is the exciting new presence on the Bay Area’s bustling early music scene.They have performed historically informed programs of Mozart, Haydn and others through Marin Baroque and the Berkeley Early Music Festival Fringe. Their members are

Anna Washburn and Tyler Lewis on the violin
Aaron …

Saturday, April 8

Creative Family Fun: Morse Code | The Presidio
Saturday, April 8 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is preferred.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Creative Family Fun: Morse Code | The Presidio

This weekend they are celebrating Samuel Morse’s birthday. The Army communicated through Morse code during the 1906 earthquake. Learn how to send your own message by making some Morse code jewelry.
Free but an RSVP is preferred.

Sunday, April 9

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 9 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

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, April 13

The Bounty of Spring with Chef Traci des Jardins | The Presidio
Thursday, April 13 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
The Bounty of Spring with Chef Traci des Jardins | The Presidio

Through a delightful cooking demonstration of her seasonal favorites, Chef Traci Des Jardins shares how to use all of spring’s wonderful bounty in your kitchen at home.
A native of Northern California, Traci Des Jardins has six restaurants in San Francisco, including three at the Presidio, …

Saturday, April 15

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, April 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 ...

Sunday, April 16

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

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 ...

Tuesday, April 18

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, April 18 – 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 ...

Sunday, April 23

Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF
Sunday, April 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food, drinks and some entertainment.
| Main Post Lawn
Off the Grid: Presidio Picnic & Food Truck Party | SF

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...