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Friday, December 15

Restoring Habitat for San Francisco’s Rare Endemic Manzanitas | Presidio
Friday, December 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Natural Resources Building
Restoring Habitat for San Francisco's Rare Endemic Manzanitas | Presidio

San Francisco hosts two of the rarest manzanitas in the world: Raven’s Manzanita (Arctostaphylos montana subsp. ravenii) and Franciscan Manzanita (Arctostaphylos franciscana). These endangered species grew together in a distinct maritime chaparral habitat that once covered the serpentine hilltops of San Francisco. Their story is …

Presidio Holiday Sing-Along | SF
Friday, December 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio Holiday Sing-Along | SF

Gather around the piano to share music and holiday cheer, led by performers from 42nd Street Moon.
Experience wonderful seasonal favorites, plus grab some festive drinks from Arguello restaurant that will be available for purchase.
This event is free but due to space constraints registration is required. …

Saturday, December 16

Free PresidiGo Shuttle | Downtown to Presidio
Saturday, December 16 – 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 ...

Presidio “West of the Revolution” Book Discussion | SF
Saturday, December 16 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Presidio

Submitted by the Event Organizer”
Presidio Book Club, led by Presidio Trust historian Dr. Barbara Berglund Sokolov, is an inclusive gathering that anyone can take part in, whether or not they’ve read the book. This month features Claudio Saunt’s West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History …

Sunday, December 17

Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Music Celebration | The Presidio
Sunday, December 17 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Presidio Chapel
Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa Music Celebration | The Presidio

The Interfaith Center at the Presidio is presenting a concert – “Celebrate with Music – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa” at the historic Presidio Chapel.
Featured performers are:

Aeeshah & Kokomon Clottey, djembe, song, story telling
Linda Baird, operatic soprano
Josephine Gandolfi, concert pianist
Deon Nielsen Price, composer/pianist
Cantor Brian Reich, songs with guitar

Tuesday, December 19

Free Astronomy Lecture: ExoComets | Presidio
Tuesday, December 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Observation Post at the Presidio
Free Astronomy Lecture: ExoComets | Presidio

ExoComets: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t
Featured Speaker: Barry Welsh, PhD, UC Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory
Minor bodies such as Kuiper Belt Objects, comets and asteroids constitute the rocky, icy debris left over from the planet-building phase of our solar system. The existence of reservoirs …

Astrolecture Series: All About ExoComets | The Presidio
Tuesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Astrolecture Series: All About ExoComets | The Presidio

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Dr. Barry Welsh will describe attributes of comets in our solar system, and observing techniques to detect evaporating exocomets around young stars. The relevance of Kepler’s discovery of “Tabby’s Star” will also be discussed. Dr. Barry Welsh received his PhD from …

ExoComets: Now You See Them, Now You Don’t | SF
Tuesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Amateur Astronomers
ExoComets: Now You See Them, Now You Don't | SF

Minor bodies such as Kuiper Belt Objects, comets and asteroids constitute the rocky, icy debris left over from the planet building phase of our solar system. The existence of reservoirs of small rocky bodies (i.e. asteroids/planetesimals) in orbit around young stellar systems is now well …

Sunday, December 24

Christmas Eve 2017 Bridgewatch Suicide Prevention Event | Golden Gate Bridge
Sunday, December 24 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Golden Gate Bridge
Christmas Eve 2017 Bridgewatch Suicide Prevention Event | Golden Gate Bridge

The Bridgewatch Angels will dedicate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day to saving lives on the Golden Gate Bridge. they are seeking compassionate volunteers to greet everyone with smiles while bringing hope to those feeling depressed and suicidal. Their primary focus will be to positively engage …

Sunday, December 31

Funk & Soul NYE Dance Party: Big Blu Soul Revue | SF
Funk & Soul NYE Dance Party: Big Blu Soul Revue | SF

Ring in the new year with a special NYE funk and soul dance party featuring the Big Blu Soul Revue on December 31, 2017. The show starts at 8 pm in Presidio Social Club.

Tuesday, January 16

Free Astronomy Lecture | Presidio
Tuesday, January 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, January 20

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

Saturday, January 27

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, January 27 – 7:00 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, February 24

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Saturday, February 24 – 7:00 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, April 22

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Sunday, April 22 – 7:00 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 ...

Thursday, June 21

City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio
Thursday, June 21 – 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 ...