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Thursday, August 27

Online Storytelling With the Dragon
Thursday, August 27 – 10:30 am - Ends at 11:00 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

Community Blood Drive at the Masonic Auditorium
Thursday, August 27 – 11:00 am - Ends at 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1150 Masonic
Donating blood is essential today and every day. Help give somebody a new beginning. Give blood. Join the Blood Drive at the Masonic Auditorium, in the California Room. For more information about eligibility, please click: https://www.vitalant.org/Donate/Donor-Eligibility.aspx

Salon Series 23: Making The Black Panther, A Virtual Conversation
Thursday, August 27 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Zoom
For this very special Archive Salon, Letterform Archive welcomes Bay Area legend, Emory Douglas, Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967 to the early 1980s. Douglas chronicled his community’s response to police brutality, racism, and economic injustice through his artwork for The ...
Trump- Pence Out Now! Rally
Thursday, August 27 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission and 24th Street
Rally and speak out: As Trump accepts the nomination of his fascist party from the South Lawn of the White House on Thursday night, we must make our own declaration in the name of humanity, demanding: Trump-Pence Out Now! Spewing lies, conspiracy theories, and open calls ...
John Muir Land Trust’s Twilight 2020 – Virtual Stargazing
Thursday, August 27 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zoom Webinar
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. Curious about the planets in our solar system? Wish you knew the stories behind the constellations? ...
Japan Day: Online Festival of Music & Art
Thursday, August 27 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Celebrate the cultural heritage of San Francisco’s Japantown with this live streaming festival of music and arts. Performers include Shoko Hikage and friends on the koto; Sanjuro Toyoaki, the National Gintenkai Project, Tsukasa Taiko, and GenRyu Arts of San Francisco presenting ozashiki shamisen; and a prerecorded koto performance ...
SF’s Japan Day 2020 Virtual Festival
Thursday, August 27 – 4:00 pm - Ends at 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Celebrate the cultural heritage of San Francisco’s Japantown with our live streaming festival. Performances include: SF Koto Group Hanaikada, ozashiki shamisen by Sanjuro Toyoaki, and the National Gintenkai Project consisting of performers from Tsukasa Taiko of Chicago and GenRyu Arts of San Francisco. Including craft demonstrations: washi-ningyo ...
A Matter of Liberation: Online Artwork by Prison Renaissance
Thursday, August 27 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Join the Thacher Gallery as we celebrate the opening of the exhibition, A Matter of Liberation: Artwork by Prison Renaissance with curator and artist Antwan “Banks” Williams in conversation with the artists.
NAACP’s 2020 Virtual March on Washington – “The Call” Music & Speeches
Thursday, August 27 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Come join the NAACP and partners for the 2020 Virtual March on Washington for racial justice which seeks to channel the soaring energy from America’s national moment of reckoning and calls for reforms of the systems, structures, policies, and attitudes that enable police brutality, racial ...

Dr. Fauci’s Virtual Fireside Chat w/ UC Berkeley Forum
Thursday, August 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Can UC Berkeley have an in-person spring semester? Will commencement be virtual? Perhaps, most importantly: When will the COVID-19 pandemic end? These are some of the questions top-of-mind for college students amidst the current crisis. Come listen to one of the leading experts on the American ...
Virtual NightSchool at Cal Academy of Sciences: Making Venom
Thursday, August 27 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
What goes into the making of an exhibit full of fangs, stingers, and spines? Join Curator of Arachnology Dr. Lauren Esposito, Academy biologist Emma Kocina, and exhibit designer Ashley Boycher for a behind-the-scenes look into the Academy’s upcoming exhibit, Venom. Join us Thursday, August 27, at 7 ...
Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night w/ Chris Riggins
Thursday, August 27 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations greatly apprecaited - Venmo @hellafunny

It was fun while it lasted! With live comedy coming back (slowly) we’ve decided to retire this online show effective October 22, 2020. If you’d still like laughs, here’s some upcoming shows you can attend both online and in person. Upcoming Funcheap Comedy Shows Crazy ...Every Thursday

The Underground: Virtual Comedy Show
Thursday, August 27 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 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

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