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Wednesday, August 5

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

RSVP Deadline: Disney Concert w/ Alan Menken & Lin-Manuel Miranda (Aug. 6)

We are delighted to celebrate Alan Menken’s recent achievement in earning the coveted EGOT, following his Daytime Emmy win for Best Original Song. He is the 16th person to receive the distinction of earning four prestigious awards—an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. We invite you ...

The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot and the Legacy of Police Violence
Wednesday, August 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but please donate if you can
Three years before the Stonewall uprising in New York, the August 1966 riot at Compton’s Cafeteria in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district occurred when drag queens and transgender women fought back against police harassment. A watershed moment in LGBTQ history that was almost forgotten, the riot ...
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