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Wednesday, October 18

“You Can’t Be Too Careful” Book Reading | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, October 18 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

They’re celebrating the launch of Archipelago Books‘ new children’s book press Elsewhere Editions, with a reading of Roger Mello’s You Can’t Be Too Careful! followed by a discussion about international children’s literature with Daniel Hahn, editor of the Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature.

“See What I Have Done” Book Discussion | Green Apple Books
Wednesday, October 18 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Sarah Schmidt discusses her new book, See What I Have Done.
In this riveting debut novel, See What I Have Done, Sarah Schmidt recasts one of the most fascinating murder cases of all time into an intimate story of a volatile household and a family devoid …

Thursday, October 19

“American Philosophy” Paperback Release | Green Apple Books
Thursday, October 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Come and join a paperback release for John Kaag’s new book, American Philosophy.
About American Philosophy:
John Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New …

Friday, October 20

Friday Movie in the Park: “Zootopia” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park:

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2017. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...

“In the Distance” Book Discussion with Hernan Diaz & Stephen Sparks | SF
Friday, October 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park

Hernán Diaz discusses his new novel, In the Distance, with Stephen Sparks.
About In the Distance:
A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West. …

Saturday, October 21

Tricycle Music Festival 2017: Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights | SF
Saturday, October 21 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Parkside Branch Library
Tricycle Music Festival 2017: Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights | SF

Kids and families, Tricycle Music Fest at the library returns for a ninth year on October 6 to 29, 2017. Join the San Francisco Public Library for the kickoff event on Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Potrero Branch. At the end of every show, one ...

Sunday, October 22

Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF
Sunday, October 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations accepted. Some tours may be limited in size
| Parkside Branch Library
Uncovering The Parkside: Rare Walking Tour | SF

Find out about the Parkside, the first neighborhood to begin growing on the west side of SF in the early 1900s. You’ll find out how public transportation made the difference and learn to identify the three major periods of development by the houses you see.
This tour is offered in May and October only.
Location:
Meet at …

Poetry Reading with CAConrad & Dara Wier | Green Apple Books
Sunday, October 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Poetry Reading with CAConrad & Dara Wier | Green Apple Books

CaConrad and Dara Wier read from their new poetry collections from Wave Books, While Standing in Line for Death and In the Still of the Night.
About While Standing in Line for Death:
After his boyfriend Earth’s murder, CAConrad was looking for a (Soma)tic poetry ritual to …

Friday, October 27

Scaregrove 2017: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF
Friday, October 27 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Stern Grove
Scaregrove 2017: Halloween Festival in the Park | SF

Scaregrove returns to Stern Grove, on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 3 to 9 p.m. An “out of this world” Halloween event, this year’s event will feature a costume contest and parade, haunted houses, hay rides, carnival rides, giant inflatables, food for sale and live …

Friday Movie in the Park: “Star Wars: Rogue One” | McCoppin Sq.
Friday, October 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | McCoppin Square
Friday Movie in the Park:

Enjoy free movies at McCoppin Square in the Sunset District happening on the first four Fridays in October 2017. Movies begin at sunset, approximately 7:15 pm, but come early as the fun starts at 6 pm. Grab your family and friends, and don’t forget to bring some popcorn and ...