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Tuesday, August 11

“The Rock” Turns 86: Alcatraz’s Anniversary
Tuesday, August 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Alcatraz Island
Alcatraz, the former federal island prison that once held the likes of gangster Al Capone, offers national park visitors a close-up look at a maximum-security, minimum-privilege life. COVID Update: Alcatraz Island is currently open for outdoor-only day tour visits. (The interior of the prison is currently ...
Zendesk Webinar “Let’s Talk Change” w/ Shark Tank Cast Members
Tuesday, August 11 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
This live virtual event focuses on leading through change, entrepreneurship, and the importance of customer retention in our new, ever-evolving consumer landscape. The event will feature an interactive panel discussion with CX leaders (Shark Tank cast members and Zendesk customers) followed by a Zendesk perspective ...

SF Library’s New Curbside Pickup Launches in Excelsior (August 11)
Tuesday, August 11 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE

Starting August 10, 2020 the San Francisco Public Library is launching their SFPL To Go service which will enable cardholders to pick up and return their materials at select library locations throughout the City. SFPL To Go is Front Door Pick-up Service that safely delivers ...

Green Apple Books’ Author Talk: “A House Is a Body”
Tuesday, August 11 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us on Tuesday, August 11 at 5pm PDT when Shruti Swamy discusses her story collection A House Is a Body with Meng Jin on Zoom. Praise for A House Is a Body “The winner of two O. Henry Prizes, Shruti Swamy will publish her first short-story ...
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5.50*
*$5.50 for adults on Tuesday nights. Kids are $1.75
| Solano 2 Drive In

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

2020 Perseids: The Best Meteor Shower of the Year (Peak: August 11-12)
Tuesday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Get out in the open, away from city lights to see the annual Perseids Meteor Shower, the most beloved meteor shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth passing through debris left behind by a ...
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