Wednesday, January 27 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
Exploratorium’s “Storytime Science for Kids Online” The Sound Episode
Join us for Storytime Science-a storybook read-aloud, followed by a simple activity geared toward young children. This January, the Exploratorium’s own Vivian Altmann reads Oscar and the Bat: A Book About Sound, written and illustrated by Geoff Waring.
What’s that sound? Oscar can hear it, but ...
Historical Picture of Early Gamble Garden’s Water Tower & Well
Join Sue Krumbein and Jane Stocklin for a talk and slide show on Wells and Water Towers in early Palo Alto! Learn about the challenges the Gambles faced regarding water and how they solved the problem, even before their neighborhood was incorporated into the city. ...
“Frozen Obsession” Online Film Screening and Panel
Nowhere are the consequences of a warming climate more pronounced and observable than in the polar regions of our planet. Frozen Obsession follows the 18-day, 2,000-mile Northwest Passage Project expedition through the extreme and stunningly beautiful Canadian Arctic Archipelago aboard the Swedish research icebreaker Oden, ...
How to Finance Your ADU for Homeowners in Napa & Sonoma Counties
Wednesday, January 27 | How to Finance Your ADU for Homeowners in Napa & Sonoma Counties (Register here!)
We’ll be joined by local & state ADU financing experts including local lenders and folks who can help you with concrete information, tips, and advice to help make ...
Virtual Bay Area Book Festival Event: Julia Cameron & Judy Collins
Join us on Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm PT for an evening with Julia Cameron and Judy Collins in celebration of Cameron’s latest book, The Listening Path: The Creative Art of Attention, in partnership with the Bay Area Book Festival and the Ruby.
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“Women Lit” Bay Area Book Fest Event w/ Julia Cameron & Judy Collins
Having enriched the creative and artistic journeys of millions with her Artist’s Way program and books, Julia Cameron will show us how to harness that spirit of renewal with her latest guide to attunement and fulfillment, The Listening Path. Joining Julia for this live, virtual ...
Bay Area Food Allergy Families Connect
Join us for a special gathering of food allergy parents providing an opportunity to connect and find support within our community. Join food allergy parents from around the Bay Area for this virtual social event.
We look forward to families sharing their personal food allergy journeys. ...
Thursday, January 28 Lunar New Year Storytelling and Art to Celebrate the Year of the Ox
Welcome the Year of the Ox with stories of animals and beasts and close looking at artworks from the museum collection.Welcome the Year of the Ox with stories of animals and beasts and close looking at artworks from the museum collection.
Hear how the rat ...
Outdoor Dining is Back Today in San Francisco
San Francisco To Reopen Some Activities In Response To State Lifting Regional Stay At Home Order
With the State lifting the Bay Area Regional Stay at Home Order, San Francisco on January 28 will reopen key sectors allowed by the State’s purple tier, with some additional ...
Hard Conversations: A Deep Dive into Racism and its Undoing (Jan. 28 – Feb. 25)
Hard Conversations: A Deep Dive into Racism and its Undoing
A Collaboration of the Radical Resilience Institute and the School of Inclusion + Activism
Cost $99 but Tuition Assistance and BIPOC scholarships Available. Tuition and Universal Financial Accessibility Tuition for these content-rich, transformative 5-week learning immersions has ...
Online Presentation: “Get Out of the Way for the Highway”
The San Mateo County Historical Association President Mitch Postel will present “Get Out of the Way for the Highway: How Highway Construction Changed the Landscape of Post-War San Mateo County,” on Thursday, January 28 at 3 p.m. Postel and the archival staff of the San ...
“Gotham Comedy Allstars” w/ Comics From Netflix, Daily Show & SiriusXM
Featuring Regina DeCicco, Wali Collins, Rachel Feinstein & Michael Kosta!
Thursday 1/28 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET
All ticket holders can watch the show for 24 hours after the livestream broadcast.
About Regina DeCicco
Regina DeCicco is the warm-up comic for ABC’s The View, which used to happen ...
“Defrost” Immersive Virtual Experience on Gather
Meet Hapless. They are stuck in a prison they feel safe in, yet never quite happy. And whenever they try to leave, their prison only grows bigger.
But today, there’s something new. They are not alone. You are here, and a magical journey to find the ...
Virtual Trivia: Lord of the Rings
(Free to Play!)
Quizzes of the Coast, Virtual Trivia Night is back January 28th with Lord of the Rings Trivia! Live on Twitch at 6pm pacific!
Trivia will consist of questions from the trilogy of books and the movies!
✨ HOW TO PLAY ✨
– Tune into the Trivia ...
“Downtown Stand-Up” Comedy Benefit Show for Downtown SF
TL;DR: A fun-filled night of comedy benefitting Downtown Streets Team, San Francisco, a movement to end homelessness.
Winter and quarantine getting you down? Join us on Thursday, January 28 at 7:00-8:30 pm for Downtown Stand-Up: a fun-filled night of comedy benefitting Downtown Streets Team, San Francisco.
Exploratorium’s After Dark Online: “House Plants”
The popularity of houseplants has grown steadily since shelter-in-place began. Learn more about the science of tending your own, the wide diversity and origin of indoor greenery, and meet some fellow fans of photosynthesizers.
“How to Make a Slave” Book Talk
Thurs, Jan 28, 7-8:30pm Pacific
KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents:
Jerald Walker and Kevin Cartwright: A Zoom Event
How to Make a Slave
Finalist, 2020 National Book Award in Nonfiction
Eventbrite Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jerald-walker-how-to-make-a-slave-and-other-essays-tickets-130211779939
For the Black community, Jerald Walker asserts in How To Make a Slave,” anger is often a prelude ...
San Jose Museum of Art “Soundscaping” Virtual Sonic Experience
Enjoy performances alongside artworks at the Museum, featuring eclectic sounds from local music creators. Presented by The Come Up and San José Made.
This year’s sonic experience features electric sounds from local music creators Joy Dawn Hackett, Julia Bozzo (aka Planttvibes), and William Corduroy.
The Come Up ...
“Night of Ideas”: SF’s Festival of Arts & Ideas (2021)
While gathering in person is out this year, the local event partners, Villa San Francisco, KQED, SFMOMA, San Francisco Public Library and California Humanities, are reuniting to produce a dynamic two-hour virtual showcase.
For the 2021 Night of Ideas, keynote speakers and performers were asked to ...
“Albany Consort” Live Bach Concert
Thursay, Jan 28 7:30pm, and Saturday, Jan 30 7pm, Pacific time
The Bay Area lockdown is taking its toll on group performances. But following regulations we are able to livestream this concert from St Ignatius on January 28, and repeat it with the addition of a ...
Full Moon Sound Bath w/ Sound Meditation Presents
It is possible to experience the full power of a soothing sound bath, online. Let your worries drift away as soothing drones and ethereal melodies invite into your deepest state of consciousness.
We’re creating a monthly sound meditation gathering for community on the full moon— and ...
Friday, January 29 “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
“Pay-What-You-Can” Taco Day at SF’s Tato (Every Friday)
While many restaurants are struggling, San Francisco Mexican restaurant TATO wants to give back. They’re bringing back their “Taco Love” special which features a two taco plate with sides, and pay-what-you-can pricing. Pay-What-You-Can Taco Day Tato 4608 3rd St. (@ McKinnon) San Francisco (Bayview) Every ...Every Friday
Revolution Books’ Giant New & Used Book Sale (Jan. 29-31)
Giant Book Sale (New & Used) and a wild variety of mainly Classical sheet music to Benefit the Revolution Tour
Friday- Sunday, Jan. 29-31 from 1-5 pm
Come early for the best selection
Volunteer now to help publicize and organize the sale.
Here’s what you can do:
** Tell your ...
“All-Star Comedy Show” Bay Area
The All-Star Comedy Show is just that– the funniest comedians ever in the Bay Area, guaranteed.
Come discover these barely hidden gems.
Pay What You Can – $6 Suggested, free for Essential Workers (cleaner, grocers, nurse, etc.) & financial strapped folks
Comedians on this show have appeared on ...
An Update of NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover
Talk by Gerald McKeegan
Friday, January 29
Free, Watch on Facebook and YouTube
Get ready to land on Mars! The Mars 2020 spacecraft, carrying the Perseverance rover, is already close to Mars, and the rover will land on February 18, 2021. Join us Friday evening as astronomer ...