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Events for August 20, 2020

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Thursday, August 20

Happy 51st Birthday SF Exploratorium
Thursday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Exploratorium
Happy Birthday to The Exploratorium! The museum of science, technology, and arts in San Francisco was founded by physicist and educator Frank Oppenheimer and opened on August 20, 1969, at the Palace of Fine Arts. It’s characterized as “a mad scientist’s penny arcade, a scientific funhouse, ...
Rise Up! “The Fight for Women’s Suffrage” New Outdoor Exhibit
Thursday, August 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Los Altos History Museum
Los Altos History Museum celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage with an outdoor exhibit entitled “Rise Up! The Fight for Women’s Suffrage,” on display on the porch of the J. Gilbert Smith House beginning August 20. The exhibit explores the history of the suffrage movement at ...

Online Storytelling With the Dragon
Thursday, August 20 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Pay What You Can, Suggested donation of $5-10

Dragon’s Co-Artistic Director Alika and her friend, Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog read from faerie tales and folklore from Aesop to Anansi as well as contemporary books that help us understand what’s happening in the world around us. Free event on Dragon’s Facebook Live Stream (https://www.facebook.com/DragonProductions/live) ...Every Thursday

John Muir Land Trust’s Virtual Twilight: Meet a Barn Owl
Thursday, August 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required.
Experience the magic of the East Bay Hills with John Muir Land Trust’s Virtual Twilight Events and engage in educational, interactive programs that are fun for the whole family. Join Lindsay Wildlife Experience to meet and discuss local birds that are active during the twilight ...
Virtual NightSchool at Cal Academy of Sciences: Food For Change
Thursday, August 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
We’re digging into our local food scene, highlighting just some of the people and organizations, working to better their communities through equity, sustainability, and science. Featuring guests from La Cocina; Florence Fang Community Farm and its neighbor, the Bayview’s new urban farm; 18 Reasons; Anthony Myint (Zero Foodprint); & the Academy’s Dr. Brian ...
San Francisco International Piano Festival: Livestream Concert
Thursday, August 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Virtual event
Call to Reflection: Schubertiade Presented in collaboration with LIEDER ALIVE! LIVESTREAM CONCERT: VIRTUAL & FREE It was with a Schubertiade that the piano festival opened its inaugural season in 2017, and we return to Schubert for reflection and healing in the midst of a turbulent world. Mezzo-soprano Kindra ...
SF Neon Chinatown Virtual Tour: Part Two
Thursday, August 20 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
There is a wealth of vintage neon signs and history in the streets and alleys of Chinatown, particularly on Grant Avenue. This tour features some of the oldest signs in the city, highlighting the history of neon signs and stories of Chinatown businesses whose signs ...
The Underground: Virtual Comedy Show
Thursday, August 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated, pay what you can.

Comedy Underground goes virtual! Enjoy some of the best comics from around the world from the safety and comfort of your own home on Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you as soon as you register for the event. The show is donation ...Every Thursday

Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins

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

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