Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Oct. 19-Nov. 3)
Causes, Have Your Voice Heard
Upcoming List of Bay Area Protests (Oct. 19-Nov. 3)
This week's rallies, protests, vigils, clean-up events and other ways to stay involved
Beautiful New Lower Haight Mural Pops Up
Artsy Fartsy, Murals, Only in San Francisco
Beautiful New Lower Haight Mural Pops Up
A colorful goddess, by SF artist Matley Hurd, welcomes you to Lower Haight
Mysterious "Guac Walk" Treasure Hunt Across SF
Fun & Games, Only in San Francisco, Things to Do
Mysterious "Guac Walk" Treasure Hunt Across SF
Go on a treasure hunt dedicated to your love of guacamole
Ocean Beach Parking Lots Closed this Weekend (Oct. 17-18)
What's Closed / What's Open
Ocean Beach Parking Lots Closed this Weekend (Oct. 17-18)
Police announce closure of beach parking lots during hot weather weekend
Driverless Vehicles (Without Any Humans) Coming to SF
Bay Area Updates, Only in San Francisco
Driverless Vehicles (Without Any Humans) Coming to SF
Robot cars will be driving the streets of San Francisco by the end of the year
Free Fries at Super Duper Burgers for Voters on Election Day
Eat & Drink, Freebies
Free Fries at Super Duper Burgers for Voters on Election Day
Show off your ballot stub or "I Voted" sticker for free fries at any Super Duper, valid on 11/3
Record High Temperatures Set in Oakland & Richmond on Thursday
Bay Area Updates, Wow
Record High Temperatures Set in Oakland & Richmond on Thursday
Five record temperatures were set or tied across The Bay on Thursday, 10/15
Bay Area Bakery's "Pain Doughlorian": Life Size Star Wars Bread Sculptures
Adorable, Artsy Fartsy, Wow
Bay Area Bakery's "Pain Doughlorian": Life Size Star Wars Bread Sculptures
It took 150 hours for Benecia bakery to create these lifesize edible Mandalorian scarecrows

Monday, October 19

The Marsh’s Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday
The Marsh's Zoom Storytelling Night: 4 Performers Every Monday

As many of you know, The Marsh has postponed all in-person shows until further notice, but that won’t stop Monday Night Marsh from continuing to bring you the unique stories we all love. Monday Night MarshStream is our new Monday Night Marsh with a few ...Every Monday

Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland
Monday, October 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Virtual Starline Comedy | Oakland

Lineup 10/19 Zach Noe Towers (TimeOut LA’s Comics to Watch) Logan Guntzelman (Just for Laughs Montreal) Theo Manhattan (Disney Channel) Murahd Shawki (Pod Shawki) Every Monday

Tuesday, October 20

SF Gray Panther Meeting “Fighting Fascism”
Tuesday, October 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
SF Gray Panther Meeting "Fighting Fascism"
Please join our panel in a discussion of the political and societal dangers we face as fascism looms larger, as well as how we got here, and how we could organize to combat fascism. Norman Solomon, Roots Action Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance George Wright, Prof Emeritus,  Political Science, ...
Virtual She+ Geeks Out Power Up: Up Your Strategic Game
Tuesday, October 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual She+ Geeks Out Power Up: Up Your Strategic Game
You’ll learn what it means to be strategic, how that affects your career progression and how you can overcome some common barriers. About this Event One of the most significant barriers to growing into leadership is whether or not we’re perceived as strategic. (If you haven’t already, ...
“Spirits of San Francisco” City Lights Virtual Book Talk
"Spirits of San Francisco" City Lights Virtual Book Talk
Gary Kamiya with Paul Madonna, celebrating their new book, Spirits of San Francisco: Voyages through the Unknown City.
Virtual Presentation: Cuban Graphics in Bay Area w/ Lincoln Cushing
Tuesday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
Virtual Presentation: Cuban Graphics in Bay Area w/ Lincoln Cushing
A visual presentation of Cuban posters and their relationships to Bay Area poster aesthetics, political connections, history and cultural links. Lincoln Cushing was born in Cuba to American parents before emigrating to the US. As a graphic designer and archivist, he has worked with the Cuban ...
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM Webinar – Kimberly Jones: I’m Not Dying With You Tonight
Tuesday, October 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Suggested Donation $5-$20.
| Online webinar
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM Webinar - Kimberly Jones: I'm Not Dying With You Tonight
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents a webinar KIMBERLY JONES “I’M NOT DYING WITH YOU TONIGHT” with Davey D The New York Times Bestseller! “An absolute page turner, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight is a compelling and powerful novel that is sure to make an impact.” -Angie Thomas, New York ...
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, October 20 – 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

One of the most socially-distant ways to have fun, The West Wind Drive-In theaters in both San Jose and Concord, have reopened for nightly film screenings this week, but with new rules in place to ensure minimal contact. Thanks to Alt105 for letting us know. ...Every Tuesday

Orionids Meteor Shower | 2020
Tuesday, October 20 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower | 2020
The Orionids, which peak during mid-October each year, are considered to be one of the most beautiful showers of the year. Orionid meteors are known for their brightness and for their speed. These meteors are fast—they travel at about 148,000 mph (66 km/s) into the ...

Wednesday, October 21

2020 Bay Area Science Festival (Oct. 21-25)
Wednesday, October 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration required
2020 Bay Area Science Festival (Oct. 21-25)

The 10th annual Bay Area Science Festival, northern California’s largest free educational event, is going virtual in 2020 with more than 125 all-ages experiences October 21- 25. Let’s discover science together – virtually! Join us for 5 days of fun and amazing science, technology and ...

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

The Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park officially re-opened its doors to the public Wednesday, July 22 with modifications to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Formerly open seven days a week, the Japanese Tea Garden ...Every Wednesday

The Bay’s New 45-Acre Shoreline Park Opens
Wednesday, October 21 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline
The Bay's New 45-Acre Shoreline Park Opens
The Park District is celebrating the opening of a new 45-acre regional shoreline park with a live “virtual” dedication on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. (details to be announced). The new shoreline park – named Judge John Sutter Regional Shoreline after East Bay civic ...
“Breakfast Moon” Live Reading at Bay Area Science Festival
Wednesday, October 21 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - RSVP now to reserve your spot!
“Breakfast Moon” Live Reading at Bay Area Science Festival
Join the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) for a live reading of our illustrated children’s storybook, “Breakfast Moon”, which tells the story of Mae and her younger brother, Arthur, looking for the moon in the sky each morning and recording their observations in their ...
SF’s 150-Foot Ferris Wheel Opening Day ($10 Rides Oct. 21-25)
Wednesday, October 21 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10+ tax for timed tickets from October 21-25
| Skystar (Golden Gate Park)
SF's 150-Foot Ferris Wheel Opening Day ($10 Rides Oct. 21-25)

A huge observation wheel intended to be a centerpiece of Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary celebrations on in April has sat dormant after being partially constructed at the beginning of COVID-19. The 150-foot, illuminated Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be ready to ride ...

Free Digital Marketing: COVID-19 Pandemic & its Aftermath
Wednesday, October 21 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Make sure to RSVP in advance!
Free Digital Marketing: COVID-19 Pandemic & its Aftermath
Now, more than ever, business owners face unprecedented challenges. The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath are going to continue to cause major disruptions for businesses across the country and change consumer buying behavior indefinitely. It’s in these moments of uncertainty and rapid change when a digital ...
Castro Valley Honey Harvest
Wednesday, October 21 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
| Castro Valley Natural Grocery
Castro Valley Honey Harvest
Castro Valley Honey is almost here. Come be a part of the first harvest of our rooftop honey. Your local bees have been busy and soon you’ll get a chance to bring some hyper-local liquid gold home with you. On Wednesday, October 21st, our beekeeper Mike of ...
2020 Filipino American History Month Virtual Celebration
Wednesday, October 21 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
2020 Filipino American History Month Virtual Celebration
Filipino American History Month — Virtual Celebration with Opening Remarks and Proclamation by Mayor London N. Breed Please save the date and join us in celebrating Filipino American History Month in a virtual celebration on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 5:30PM PT. Hosted by San Francisco Mayor ...
Virtual Artist Talk: Celia Stahr on Frida In America
Wednesday, October 21 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
Virtual Artist Talk: Celia Stahr on Frida In America
The riveting story of how three years spent in the United States transformed Frida Kahlo into the artist we know today. Mexican artist Frida Kahlo adored adventure. In November, 1930, she was thrilled to realize her dream of traveling to the United States to live in ...
Third Man Online Books Night
Third Man Online Books Night
Third Man Books (the publishing imprint of Jack White’s Third Man Records) returns to City Lights to launch three excellent new titles: It Came from Memphis by Robert Gordon, Car Ma by Alison Mosshart, and Nine Bar Blues by Sheree Renée Thomas.
The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, October 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise "Virtual Comedy Show"

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, October 22

Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night
Funcheap's Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night

Get ready for Funcheap’s live interactive virtual comedy show on Zoom from Copper Spoon in Oakland hosted by Chris Riggins. Tune in, get some LIVE laughs and kill an hour with us instead of Netflix. This is part stand-up comedy show and part interactive comedy ...Every Thursday

3rd Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology
Thursday, October 22 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free for everyone
| Velodyne Lidar
3rd Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology
The Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne Lidar and Western Automotive Journalists, will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and in communities. This event invites a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions. It provides a forum ...
“Bee Colorful” with Bay Area Science Festival
Thursday, October 22 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*FREE - RSVP now to reserve your spot!
"Bee Colorful" with Bay Area Science Festival
About 20,000 different types (species) of bees exist in the world – 1,600 in California. There are bumblebees, leaf-cutting bees, carpenter bees, sweat bees, digger bees, cuckoo bees and many more. Some live together in a nest or hive, but most are solitary, living by ...
Bay Area Science Virtual Festival: “Can You Believe Your Eyes?”
Thursday, October 22 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Zoom Meeting
Bay Area Science Virtual Festival: “Can You Believe Your Eyes?”
Discover how your eyes are just the beginning of your complex visual system with museum specialists from the Truhlsen-Marmor Museum of the Eye and vision scientists from the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute. Your brain plays an important role in the visual system, but it can ...
“The Science of Sundaes” Online Ice Cream Party
Thursday, October 22 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
"The Science of Sundaes" Online Ice Cream Party
Ever wondered what a day in the life of an ice cream scientist is like? Join Black Girls CODE and food scientist Dr. Maya Warren for a #BGCIceCreamParty! Dr. Maya will lead a sweet scientific lesson on how to make your very own ice cream ...
Online Roast of the 2nd Presidential Debate
Thursday, October 22 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Online Roast of the 2nd Presidential Debate
Play drinking games with comedians roasting both candidates, as they make jokes over the worst event in our country’s history since the first presidential debate: the second presidential debate. We will provide completely improvised and on-the-spot roasting. Participate in the comments with your own jokes! The ...

Friday, October 23

“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco
"Crazy Funny Asians" Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret Zoom link ...Every Friday

The Guardians Virtual Film Screening
Friday, October 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
The Guardians Virtual Film Screening
Register now for a special at-home screening of “The Guardians”, a documentary film by Ben Crosbie and Tessa Moran. “The Guardians” explores the connection between the lives of monarch butterflies and the Indigenous people of Donaciano Ojeda, both depend on the same ancient fir forest ...
California Academy of Sciences Reopens Oct. 23
California Academy of Sciences Reopens Oct. 23

After a 214-day temporary closure, the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park will reopen to members and donors on October 13 and the general public on October 23. Member and donor tickets will be available to reserve online beginning October 5, and public ...

CRISPR, Sickle Cell Disease, & Society: A VR Explainer & Ethics Discussion
CRISPR, Sickle Cell Disease, & Society: A VR Explainer & Ethics Discussion
Want to learn more about the recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Curious about the potential of CRISPR technology and how it will impact society? Join this free event part of the Bay Area Science Festival. This two-part event begins with a narrated virtual reality “tour” of ...