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Wednesday, October 14

Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park

The Japanese Tea Garden provides visitors from around the world with an opportunity to experience the natural beauty, tranquility, and harmony of a Japanese-style garden in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Originally created as a “Japanese Village” exhibit for the 1894 California ...Every Wednesday

Tickets On Sale Today: California Academy of Sciences Reopens Oct. 23

After a 214-day temporary closure, the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park will reopen to members and donors on October 13 and the general public on October 23. Member and donor tickets will be available to reserve online beginning October 5, and public ...

Free Flu Vaccine in East Bay
Wednesday, October 14 – 9:00 am - Ends at 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Monument Crisis Center

Getting vaccinated is more important than ever this flu season.  Flu vaccination will help keep hospitals from being overwhelmed by flu patients while they also care for those with COVID-19.  No appointment needed  Vaccinations available to everyone age 6 months and older  All are welcome, ...

Tech Inclusion 2020 Virtual Conference
Wednesday, October 14 – 9:00 am - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required

If you’re free on October 13-14, join us at the Tech Inclusion 2020 Virtual Conference! We’ll have real, solutions-focused conversations about what actions are needed in the tech industry today: the structural changes needed beyond the pledges, becoming an anti-racist leader, developing equitable and ethical ...

New Labor Movements: Short Films, Arts & Photographic Exhibit
Wednesday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Timed-entry reservation is strongly encouraged.
| McEvoy Foundation for the Arts
McEvoy Foundation for the Arts presents ‘New Labor Movements,’ a collection of short films that explore contemporary visions of America and concepts of transnational Blackness. Oakland-based curator Leila Weefur organizes the program to consider the question of “What is America today?” as inspired by ‘Lessons ...
McEvoy Foundation for the Arts & Films “Lessons of the Hour by Isaac Julien”
Wednesday, October 14 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free with timed-entry reservation.
| McEvoy Foundation for the Arts
October 14, 2020 – March 13, 2021 On view October 14, 2020 – March 13, 2021 at McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, ‘Lessons of the Hour’ is a ten-screen immersive film installation and photography exhibition by British artist Isaac Julien that explores the life of the ...
Simons Institute Theoretically Online Speaking – The Ethical Algorithm
Wednesday, October 14 – 11:00 am - Ends at 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Speaker: Michael Kearns (University of Pennsylvania) Many recent mainstream media articles and popular books have raised alarms over antisocial algorithmic behavior, especially regarding machine learning and artificial intelligence. The concerns include leaks of sensitive personal data by predictive models, algorithmic discrimination as a side effect of ...
League of Women Voter’s Virtual San Francisco Ballot Guide
Wednesday, October 14 – 12:00 pm - Ends at 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The League of Women Voters of San Francisco (LWVSF) is your go-to nonpartisan source as you prepare for the November 3 election. Two upcoming forums will present views both for and against this election’s 12 San Francisco and 12 California ballot measures.Rigorously researched by the ...
Public Feedback Day: SF’s New 150-Ft Ferris Wheel in GG Park (Zoom Meeting)

A huge observation wheel intended to be a centerpiece of Golden Gate Park’s 150th Anniversary celebrations on in April has sat dormant after being partially constructed at the beginning of COVID-19. The 150-foot, illuminated Observation Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be ready to ride ...

Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Online Film: ‘Waging Change’
Wednesday, October 14 – 5:00 pm - Ends at 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, register at website.
| Zoom from your own home
October 14, 5-6 pm Q & A session; Film can be viewed on demand Oct 9-18, 2020 Waging Change shines a light on the difficulties faced by restaurant servers and bartenders. The majority of people who serve food in the U.S. restaurants are paid a federal ...
Logic Books Virtual Festival City Lights in conjunction with Gray Area and FSG Originals present three days of discussion exploring the way we interact with technology and how it affects on our lives.
Swing Left SF October General Online Meeting
Wednesday, October 14 – 6:30 pm - Ends at 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
October Final Meeting – It’s Go Time! Our last citywide meeting before the election will be a joint event with Swing Left and Democracy Action. We’ll discuss the progress we’ve made so far supporting our candidates, Felicia French, Coral Evans, Joanna Cattanach and Celina Montoya, view ...
Free Online Talk on The Search for Dark Matter in the Universe
Wednesday, October 14 – 7:00 pm - Ends at 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Dr. Tom Shutt, of the Kavli Institute at Stanford University, will give a free, illustrated, non-technical talk on: ”The Hunt for Dark Matter in the Universe: New Experiments” On line at YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/SVAstronomyLectures [if you go to this address the evening of the talk you will see and ...
The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, October 14 – 8:00 pm - Ends at 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

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