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Tuesday, August 18

Berkeley’s DIY Pop-Up COVID-19 Test Sites are Back (Aug 18-23)
Tuesday, August 18 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required.
| Berkeley Adult School

Please note, the testing kiosk is currently closed due to the poor air quality due to the wildfires. They pilot program will reopen when conditions improve. “Testing at the Curative kiosk will be suspended starting Thursday, August 20 due to poor air quality.” Testing at ...

SF’s Smelliest “Corpse Flower” is Blooming (August 17-19)

Introducing the return of Terra the Titan! Terra bloomed at the Conservatory of Flowers in 2017 and is now blooming 3 years later. Amorphophallus titanum plants take an average of 7-10 years to bloom for the first time. After this initial bloom, they can re-bloom every ...

SF LGBTQIA Small Business Monthly Virtual Networking Event
Tuesday, August 18 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
What are some of the activities that are the best use of your time during Covid-19 and the Shelter in Place? Building connections through virtual networking is certainly a productive one. Our monthly virtual networking event intends to provide a space where LGBTQIA small business owners ...
BAMPFA’s Online Conversation and Q&A: The Hottest August
Tuesday, August 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
In conjunction with BAMPFA’s streaming presentation of The Hottest August, join us for a live conversation and Q&A with director Brett Story and writer Meehan Crist. Brett Story is a filmmaker, geographer, prison abolitionist, and assistant professor in the School of Image Arts at Ryerson University. ...
Virtual Author Talk: Bridget Quinn and Carol Edgarian
Tuesday, August 18 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us on Tuesday, August 18 at 5 pm PDT when Bridget Quinn discusses her new book She Votes: How U.S. Women Won Suffrage, and What Happened Next with Carol Edgarian on the 100th Anniversary of the Ninetheenth Amendment. She Votes is an intersectional story of ...
Virtual Author Talk with Courtney Maum
Tuesday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
| Mountain View Public Library
Join us for a virtual author talk with critically acclaimed novelist Courtney Maum via Zoom. Courtney will discuss her writing process, offer recommendations to aspiring authors, and read selected passages from her latest novel, Costalegre. Courtney Maum is the author of the novels Costalegre (a GOOP ...
$1 Tacos: “Taco Tuesday” Outdoor Dining Night in Oakland
Tuesday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No Cost to attend. Tacos are just $1 each.
| La Frontera Mexican Restaurant and Taqueria
We are pleased to offer Outside Dinning with our $1 Tacos from 6pm-10pm every Tuesday. Be sure to bring a friend and let’s get our grub on. Join our Taco Club at http://www.quericotacos.com 4481 International Blvd. Oakland, CA 94601
“Defund SFPD Now” Direct Action & Protest
Tuesday, August 18 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Holly Park, 424 Holly Park Circle
The Mayor released a budget that is a 2.6% cut from SFPD this year and an INCREASE for SFPD the following year. Despite hours of public comment, voicemails, and emails, even the most progressive Supervisors (except one) are not willing to commit to cutting even ...
Free Drawing Workshop: Drawing the Clothed Figure
Tuesday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required.
On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 7 pm PDT, School of Illustration at Academy of Art University invites you to join us for a free interactive online workshop. The director of the School of Illustration, Chuck Pyle, will explain his creative process while demonstrating how to ...
The Wyatt Act presents : The Jacksoning of the Pollocks
Tuesday, August 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Have you ever looked at a Jackson Pollock piece and thought, “I could do that!” Well, now’s your chance! You’re invited to Jackson your own Pollock, whatever that means to you, and present it on our show. Engage in a spirited discussion with our panel ...
$5.50 Drive-In Movie Night in Concord & San Jose
Tuesday, August 18 – 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

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