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Tuesday, May 29

“Scissors, Paper, Stone” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Scissors, Paper, Stone" Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Martha K. Davis reads from her new novel, Scissors, Paper, Stone.  Praise for Scissors, Paper, Stone
“With Scissors, Paper, Stone, Martha K. Davis has given us an ambitious coming of (lesbian) age story that is a movingly honest inquiry into the messy, …

Sunday, June 10

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, June 10 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

Tuesday, June 12

“Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps & Sheep Machine” Book Launch | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, June 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps & Sheep Machine" Book Launch | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Jennifer S. Cheng and Vi Khi Nao join us on Tuesday June 12th to celebrate the release of their new collections, Moon: Letters, Poems, Maps and Sheep Machine.
Praise for Moon: Letters, Maps, Poems
“What are the secret aspects of a book, which …

Thursday, June 14

“Still Lives” Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books
Thursday, June 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Still Lives" Book Novel Discussion | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Maria Hummel discusses her new novel, Still Lives with Sara Houghteling.  Praise for Still Lives
“Still Lives offers its readers that delicious combination of entertainment and brilliance. It’s at once profound and suspenseful, and while the plot kept me up nights (the …

Saturday, June 16

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, June 16 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

Sunday, June 17

Stern Grove Festival 2018 Kick-Off Concert: Peabo Bryson & Jeffrey Osborne | SF
Sunday, June 17 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2018 Kick-Off Concert: Peabo Bryson & Jeffrey Osborne | SF

The Big Picnic Concert inaugurates the Festival’s 81st Season with a free performance at 2 pm on June 17, 2018, featuring two of America’s most lauded R&B/soul sensations, Peabo Bryson & Jeffrey Osborne.
The opening day concert will take place at 2 pm at Sigmund Stern Grove, located at 19th Avenue …

Monday, June 18

“Florida” Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books
Monday, June 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"Florida" Book Reading & Discussion | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Lauren Groff reads from her new story collection, Florida.
About Florida
The bold new book from the celebrated New York Times-bestselling author of Fates and Furies.
“Lauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts.” –The New York Times Book Review
In her vigorous and moving …

Wednesday, June 20

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, June 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Social Kitchen & Brewery
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Sunday, June 24

“Ziggy Marley” Free Stern Grove Concert | SF
Sunday, June 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
"Ziggy Marley" Free Stern Grove Concert | SF

After eight records with The Melody Makers and three GRAMMY® Awards, Ziggy (yes, the son of Bob Marley) kicked off a legendary solo career impressively garnered the GRAMMY®
Award for “Best Reggae Album” in 2006 (Love Is My Religion), 2013 (In Concert), 2014 (Fly Rasta), and …

Sunday, July 1

M. Ward + Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 1 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
M. Ward + Thao & The Get Down Stay Down Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival

Merge Records recording artist M. Ward has released a string of acclaimed solo albums in addition to five LPs with Zooey Deschanel in their duo outfit She & Him. M. Ward’s latest album, More Rain, is evidence of the lauded singer-songwriter and producer’s ability to …

Sunday, July 8

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, July 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

“Mexican Institute of Sound” Free Stern Grove Festival Concert | SF
Sunday, July 8 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
"Mexican Institute of Sound" Free Stern Grove Festival Concert | SF

The Mexican Institute of Sound is the project name of DJ and producer Camilo Lara. A native of Mexico City, Lara is known for his work as a music consultant for the Disney movie, “Coco.”
At Stern Grove Festival, the Mexican Institute of Sound’s perform will …

Wednesday, July 11

“My Year Of Rest & Relaxation” Book Reading | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, July 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"My Year Of Rest & Relaxation" Book Reading | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Ottessa Moshfegh joins us on Wednesday July 11th to read from her new novel, My Year of Rest and Relaxation.
About My Year of Rest and Relaxation
A shocking, hilarious and strangely tender novel about a young woman’s experiment in narcotic hibernation, aided …

Sunday, July 15

Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner “Anoushka Shankar” | SF
Sunday, July 15 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival: Indian Grammy-Winner "Anoushka Shankar" | SF

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar is a singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive global music scenes. Her dynamic and spiritual musicality has garnered several prestigious accolades, including five GRAMMY® Award nominations.
Anoushka studied exclusively from the age of nine under her father and …

Sunday, July 22

San Francisco Symphony’s Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Symphony's Free Outdoor Concert | Stern Grove Festival

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) returns for its annual summer performance at Stern Grove Festival.
Since its inaugural concert in 1938, the San Francisco Symphony has graced the Festival stage offering world-class performances every year for free to the public. An Emmy Award and multi-GRAMMY Award …

Sunday, July 29

San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival
Sunday, July 29 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations are appreciated.
| Stern Grove
San Francisco Ballet in the Park | Stern Grove Festival

San Francisco Ballet, led by Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, returns to Stern Grove Festival with artists of the Company performing a selection of works from their current repertory for their annual free performance at Stern Grove
Renowned for its incomparable level of innovation, the San Francisco …

Tuesday, July 31

“The Incendiaries” Book Novel Release | Green Apple Books
Tuesday, July 31 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
"The Incendiaries" Book Novel Release | Green Apple Books

Submitted by the Event Organizer
Join us on Tuesday, July 31st to celebrate the release of R.O. Kwon’s debut novel, The Incendiaries.  Praise for The Incendiaries
“The Incendiaries is a God-haunted, willful, strange book written with a kind of savage elegance. I’ve said it before, but now …

Sunday, August 12

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, August 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

Sunday, August 19

Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince’s “The Revolution” | SF
Sunday, August 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
| Stern Grove
Stern Grove Festival 2018 Finale: Prince's "The Revolution" | SF

Head to the beautiful Stern Grove for the 2018 finale concert of the Stern Grove Festival featuring The Revolution, Prince’s iconic band from the mid-80s.
The Revolution—Wendy Melvoin, Lisa Coleman, Bobby Z, BrownMark and Dr. Fink—is most commonly known as the band behind the music icon, …

Saturday, September 8

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, September 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

Sunday, September 9

Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, September 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

Saturday, October 13

Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, October 13 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
| San Francisco County Fair Building
Volunteer at SF Botanical Garden: Guided Info Walking Tour | Golden Gate Park

Volunteers contribute more than 40,000 hours of service to the Garden each year, supporting horticulture, leading children’s walks and public tours, propagating plants, and so much more. If you’re interested in getting involved, join in for a one-hour walking tour of the Garden and learn ...

Sunday, October 14

Inner Sunset Flea of 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Inner Sunset Flea of 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...

Wednesday, October 17

SF’s Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild
Wednesday, October 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free shuttle. Bring money for beer and food.
| Sunset Reservoir
SF's Beer Bus: Free Monthly Brewery Bus Crawl | SF Brewers Guild

The San Francisco Brewers Guild has created the city’s first free, hop-on-hop-off “Drink SF Beer Shuttle,” showcasing neighborhood breweries as a permanent companion to its monthly Meet the Brewers nights. The fun kicks off with a “Meet the Brewers” event at 66 pmtypically featuring special release ...

Sunday, November 11

Final Day “Inner Sunset Flea” 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair
Sunday, November 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | 9th and Irving
Final Day "Inner Sunset Flea" 2018 | Block Party & Street Fair

Join the Inner Sunset Flea on the second Sunday of the month from May to November 2018. Come hunt for a bargain, sit down for some food, let the children play, and catch up with friends and neighbors. The Inner Sunset Flea is a cross between a ...