SF Giants Loosen Entry Requirements to Oracle Park
Bay Area Updates, Reopening
SF Giants Loosen Entry Requirements to Oracle Park
Starting Friday, socially distant sections of Oracle Park are open to all, no testing or vaccine proof required
Santa Clara County Moves into Yellow Tier
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open
Santa Clara County Moves into Yellow Tier
Bars can reopen for indoor service starting Wednesday, May 19
Caltrain Considers Fare Changes As Part of Pandemic Recovery
Bay Area Updates, City Insight, Travel
Caltrain Considers Fare Changes As Part of Pandemic Recovery
Give your feedback on proposed fare changes by May 24
SF Aims To Expand The City's Recycled Water Supply
Bay Area Updates, Green, Only in San Francisco
SF Aims To Expand The City's Recycled Water Supply
All new large buildings would need to double the amount of water collected and reused
Oakland's "Bulky Block Parties" Return May 22
Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Reopening
Oakland's "Bulky Block Parties" Return May 22
Every last Saturday of the month, residents can dispose of just about anything
Safeway Pharmacies Now Offering Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccinations
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines
Safeway Pharmacies Now Offering Walk-in Covid-19 Vaccinations
Plus get a free 10% off coupon with your vaccination
CA Mask Mandate In Effect Until June 15
Bay Area Updates, COVID-19 Updates, Vaccines
CA Mask Mandate In Effect Until June 15
The state will wait until June to lift mask mandates despite new CDC guidance
North Beach “Specs’ Bar” Reopens May 20
Bay Area Favorites, Bay Area Updates, Brand New, Only in San Francisco, Reopening, What's Closed / What's Open
North Beach “Specs’ Bar” Reopens May 20
53-year-old watering hole reopens for limited indoor and outdoor parklet service

Tuesday, May 18

Equity Author Talk With Rucker C. Johnson
Tuesday, May 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Preregistration required. Free Author Talk.
| San Mateo County Libraries Zoom
Equity Author Talk With Rucker C. Johnson
Inequality in schools leads to many of our most intractable social ills: the mass incarceration of young men of color, disparities in income, life expectancy, and related public health metrics. In Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works, Rucker C. Johnson argues for public education ...
Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Casements Bar SF
Tuesday, May 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5-20 suggested donation
Classical Revolution Tuesdays at Casements Bar SF

Casements Bar 2351 Mission St (btwn 19th and 20th St) SF Saturdays 3-5pm (through May 1st) Tuesdays 6-8pm Admission is free, but seating is limited. You may reserve a table for up to 6 people for only $20. 100% of reservations fees go to the ...Every Tuesday

Green Apple Book’s Virtual Event: Kevin McIlovy and Peter Orner
Tuesday, May 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Green Apple Book's Virtual Event: Kevin McIlovy and Peter Orner
Join us on Tuesday, May 18 at 6pm PT when Kevin McIlvoy discusses his latest novel, One Kind Favor, with Peter Orner on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88148839841 About One Kind Favor Based loosely on a tragic real-life incident in 2014, ...
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, May 18 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose

SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE / As of December 7, 2020 Contra Costa County has banned drive-in movies until January 4, 2021 which likely will affect Solano Drive-In in Concord. Santa Clara County has made no statement either way and doesn’t appear to ban drive-ins so ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, May 19

“HellaSecret” SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)
"HellaSecret" SF Outdoor Comedy Night & Secret Beer Garden (Marina)

We’ve got a brand new covered secret beer garden to introduce you to for HellaSecret – a new series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email ...Every Wednesday

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park
Free Admission Hour "Japanese Tea Garden" at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

“Free Yoga & Vaccine Slots” at SF’s Secret Garden Oasis
Wednesday, May 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Kapwa Gardens (SOMA Pilipinas)
"Free Yoga & Vaccine Slots" at SF's Secret Garden Oasis

Stretch your body, test for COVID and get those hard to get vaccine slots at Moscone every 1st and 3rd Wed in SOMA’s secret garden Oasis. Free COVID-19 Testing at Kapwa Gardens every 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 10 AM – 4 PM. Walk-ins are ...

ArtScapes in the Garden: Ikebana Exhibit (May 19-23)
Wednesday, May 19 – 10:00 am | Cost: $10*
*FREE with General Garden Admission ($10). FREE for kids 12 and under
| Ruth Bancroft Garden
ArtScapes in the Garden: Ikebana Exhibit (May 19-23)
The Ruth Bancroft Garden and San Francisco’s Sogestsu School of Ikebana are proud to present this unusual exhibition of large scale works that will incorporate plant materials from the Garden itself and be on display throughout in this first-ever wholly outdoor ikebana exhibit at the ...
Mindful Movement and Fitness Fun (1 Week Free)
Mindful Movement and Fitness Fun (1 Week Free)
*This is a six-week class with Lance McGee in the outdoor plaza of the Presidio Theatre.* Improve your well-being with a rejuvenating combination of playful, circus-inspired activities, dance and gentle movement, and relaxing guided meditation led by Wellness Coach Lance McGee, who is also known as ...
“Sustain-a-Palooza” Virtual Celebration (May 19-20)
Wednesday, May 19 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free / Pay what you can
"Sustain-a-Palooza" Virtual Celebration (May 19-20)
Sustain-a-Palooza! A Celebration of the Next New Normal (FREE virtual event) Designed for Bay Area residents interested in living our best healthy, sustainable, equitable, civically-engaged Bay Area lives. At the end of the day, we still need to make dinner, deal with laundry and ponder the hundreds of ...
Castro Farmers’ Market (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, May 19 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Castro Farmers' Market
Castro Farmers' Market (Every Wednesday)

Welcome back your favorite farmers to the corner of Market and Noe Streets as they offer their amazing citrus, tasty root vegetables, honey, flowers, baked goods, and beautiful leafy greens.  Castro Farmers’ Market Every Wed., Mar. 17-Nov. 17, 2021 | 2:30p-7p Castro Farmer’s Market, Noe ...Every Wednesday

San Francisco’s Asian Small Business Forum
Wednesday, May 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online
San Francisco's Asian Small Business Forum
Join our friends at Doordash during APA heritage month as we spotlight San Francisco’s Asian small business community During this Forum, 5 Asian-owned San Francisco small business owners will tell their story and share details of how they are pivoting and embracing new ways of doing ...
Exploratorium’s Full-Spectrum Science Online: Big and Small
Wednesday, May 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online Event
Exploratorium's Full-Spectrum Science Online: Big and Small
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. When you make things big or small, whether physical or biological, they change form. Spiders the size of minivans, or people the size of blood cells, are the things of science fiction, and would ...
Virtual Mat Pilates Class with Karina Blackwood
Wednesday, May 19 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Mat Pilates Class with Karina Blackwood
Join us for a FREE virtual mat pilates class! Based in New York City, Karina Blackwood offers yoga and Pilates classes that transform lives and restore the mind, body, and soul. Karina found yoga to be her true calling after experiencing firsthand its effect on her ability ...
Virtual “Garden Feast” for San Francisco Botanical Garden
Wednesday, May 19 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $1*
*Donations of any amount appreciated
| San Francisco Botanical Garden
Virtual "Garden Feast" for San Francisco Botanical Garden
Wed, May 19, 5:30-6:30pm Pacific time While we won’t be able to feast together at the Garden this year, we look forward to celebrating this annual tradition with you online. This past year has made us long for travel, so we invite you to travel the world ...
Stronger, Higher, Faster: Big Wave Surfing and Climate Change
Wednesday, May 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Virtual/Online Event
Stronger, Higher, Faster: Big Wave Surfing and Climate Change
Wed, May 19, 2021, 6:00 PM Pacific time The impacts of climate change are felt all over the world, and Mavericks, the legendary surf break near Half Moon Bay, is no exception. Waves there can crest well above 50-feet during a big swell – and as ...
Make a Community/Non Profit Impact with YCore (Info Session)
Wednesday, May 19 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Make a Community/Non Profit Impact with YCore (Info Session)
YCore is a social impact fellowship for young professionals and we’re recruiting for our next program cycle running June 2021 – October 2021. We know young professionals want to make an impact—now. In our four-month, after-work program, young professionals gain the tools to become champions for ...
Perfectly Queer Reading “Bay Area Queer Writers Association”
Wednesday, May 19 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Perfectly Queer Reading "Bay Area Queer Writers Association"
Perfectly Queer welcomes four members of the Bay Area Queer Writers Association May 19. Liz Faraim (STITCHES AND SEPSIS), Wayne Goodman (TIM-TAM AND THE SPACE PIRATES), R.L. Merrill (HAUNTS & HELLIONS), and M.D. Neu (THE CALLED) will read from 7pm to 8:15pm and discuss the ...
“Dinner and a Show” at Asiento
Wednesday, May 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required
| Asiento
"Dinner and a Show" at Asiento

Reserve your table for 2 or more for dinner and a comedy show on Asiento’s beautiful outdoor parklet Outdoor Dining is BACK in SF! Don’t let the social isolation get to you. Reserve your table for 2 or more and enjoy a delicious meal from ...Every Wednesday

Mad Jokes at Mad Oak
Wednesday, May 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First Come first Serve
| Mad Oak
Mad Jokes at Mad Oak

F Bomb Comedy is bringing the best comics from the Bay and beyond to the beautifully intimate patio at Mad Oak! Come laugh your troubles away with comics that have appeared on Netflix, HBO, and Comedy Central while enjoying amazing foos and drink. Each show ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, May 20

Thu 7p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Thu 7p Show - "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

Thu 8p Show – “HellaSecret” Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)
Thu 8p Show - "HellaSecret" Speakeasy Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Starting May 13, indoor ...

Thu 8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)
Thu 8:45p Show - "HellaSecret" Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

Word for Wordcast’s Broadcast of Radio Drama “Citizen” (May 20-June 3)
Thursday, May 20 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Radio Broadcast on 91.7FM KALW
| KALW Radio
Tune into KALW, 91.7 FM, at 1 pm. 3 episodes: 5/20, 5/27 and 6/3.Tribal leader Greg Sarris’ short story Citizen is available for FREE through January, 2022, at http://www.zspace.org/pod and on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. “Citizen” tells the tale of Salvador, born in the U.S., raised ...
“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, May 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
"Mission Community Market" Night Farmers Market (SF)

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Finding Ourselves in America: Asian American Voices
Thursday, May 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Stagebridge - Online
Finding Ourselves in America: Asian American Voices
Thursday, May 20, 3pm-5:30pm Pacific time Stagebridge and Asian American Storytellers in Unity join forces to uplift the diverse cultures and heritage of the Asian American and Pacific Islander diaspora in FINDING OURSELVES IN AMERICA: ASIAN AMERICAN VOICES. As a direct response to the recent anti-Asian attacks ...
Knot Tying & Landscape Drawing Workshop
Thursday, May 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $35 | Bedford Gallery
Knot Tying & Landscape Drawing Workshop
In this virtual Zoom workshop, artist and educator Hannah Perrine Mode will share the fascinating mechanics of rope teams for glacier travel and teach participants uses and techniques for tying a few very important knots: double fisherman’s, alpine butterfly, and figure eight. Participants will then ...
“The Murderbot Diaries” Book Talk w/ Martha Wells and Annalee Newitz
Thursday, May 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"The Murderbot Diaries" Book Talk w/ Martha Wells and Annalee Newitz
Join us on Thursday, May 20 at 6pm PT when Martha Wells is joined by Annalee Newitz to discuss Fugitive Telemetry, the latest in The Murderbot Diaries, on Zoom! Signed copies available! Special Murderbot Diary will be available for the first 20 copies sold! Be sure to write ...
San José Museum of Art Documentary “From Here” + Q&A
Thursday, May 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San José Museum of Art Documentary "From Here" + Q&A
Mosaic America and San José Museum of Art presents an online screening of FROM HERE, a documentary following four young people who represent the future of global citizenry. Set in the world’s largest immigration countries–the US and Germany–FROM HERE captures an international generation’s fight for ...
“Libations for Liberation” Class for National Aperitif Day
"Libations for Liberation" Class for National Aperitif Day
Join us in celebrating National Aperitif Day with 10 of our chefs’ favorite aperitifs (both alcoholic and non), demonstrated for you live on Zoom. Squeeze, stir, and shake along with us, then raise a glass to spring and to the prospect of very soon being ...