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Thursday, October 15

Oakland Museum of California’s “Día de los Muertos” Free Online Exhibit
Thursday, October 15 – All Day | Cost: FREE
Launching October 15, visitors to the Museum’s website can experience a free virtual tour highlighting selected content from OMCA’s 2019 special exhibition, ¡El Movimiento Vivo! Chicano Roots of El Día de los Muertos. Inspired by the Chicano activists who introduced El Día de los Muertos traditions to the United States in the 1970s, ...
SF Opens Four “Weather Relief” Centers (Oct. 15-16)
Thursday, October 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
The National Weather Service is heat advisory warning, predicting above normal temps in San Francisco, October 15-16, with afternoon temperatures peaking in the high 80s to low 90s. Even during heat waves, we must continue to protect ourselves and our community from COVID-19. Stay home ...

The Exploratorium’s “Virtual Ocean Buoy Exploration” Live Stream
Thursday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
SAN FRANCISCO (September 21, 2020)—On Thursday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. PDT, the Exploratorium will present a live-streamed exploration, maintenance and cleaning of the one-ton, 20-foot-tall carbon dioxide (CO2) buoy anchored between Piers 15 and 17. The buoy has been on loan to ...
Ocean Buoy Live Exploration: Cleaning & Servicing a CO2 Buoy
Thursday, October 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE
Have you ever wondered how to move and service a full-sized scientific ocean buoy? Or what critters and seaweed cling to its underside? Watch live online as we lift our one-ton, 20-foot-tall carbon dioxide (CO2) buoy out of the water and explore its scientific instruments ...
Real Food Real Stories: Wahpepah’s Kitchen’s Native Cuisine
Thursday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zoom (link sent out to 2 days prior to registered attendees via Eventbrite)
Looking to connect with your local food community while staying home? On Thursday 10/15, Real Food Real Stories is hosting a virtual gathering with Chef Crystal Wahpepah of Wahpepah’s Kitchen. Join for Crystal’s story, q+a, and connection circles! Sign up here: http://bit.ly/RFRSxWAHPEPAH A Kickapoo tribal member, ...
Gig Workers Demand No On Prop 22 At Uber SF HQ
Thursday, October 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Uber HQ
Uber, Lyft, Doordash, etc are spending $200m to buy democracy in California by writing their own law so that they can mistreat drivers indefinitely. They’ve put Prop 22 on the ballot and we need to fight back and call on all voters to Vote No ...
SFMOMA’s Final Weekend of “Free Community Days” (Oct. 15-18)

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) today announced it will reopen to the public on Sunday, October 4 with two weeks of Free Community Days and free parking through Sunday, October 18. After more than six months of closure due to the COVID-19 ...

Webinar: Prison Reform & COVID’s Impact on the Incarcerated
Thursday, October 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
This session will address prison reforms currently underway and recognize the impact of COVID on the prison population and reform efforts. The Social Justice Info Series is a four-part series sponsored by the Undergraduate Criminology Program and the Center for Social Justice at HNU. This series ...
A Matter of Liberation: Online Lecture by James King Moderated by Emile DeWeaver
Thursday, October 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join writer and organizer James King as he discusses decarceration and creating alternatives to incarceration through investing in under-resourced communities. Following his lecture, he will be in conversation with Prison Renaissance co-founder Emile DeWeaver.
Yes On Prop 16: Black Women for Affirmative Action Virtual Rally
Thursday, October 15 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Yes On Prop 16! Black Women for Affirmative Action Virtual Rally Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM PDT RSVP: https://www.mobilize.us/voteyesonprop16/event/329105/ Facebook event post: https://www.facebook.com/events/683576845920609/ Calling all of the amazing Black Women who are ready to get to work and get it done, as we always do! Affirmative Action is back on the ...
Election 2020: What’s on the Line in SF
Thursday, October 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | online
You received your mail-in ballot. What’s at stake in San Francisco? Get informed and be ready to cast your vote. Join us for Public Press Live’s election 2020 ballot explainer. In collaboration with Mission Local, we have analyzed the 13 San Francisco propositions and will provide ...
Seasonal Vegetable Virtual Gardening Workshop
Thursday, October 15 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Ploughshares Nursery
Free workshop about growing edible plants appropriate for the cool or warm season. Topics include: cool season versus warm season selection, growing from seed versus vegetable starts, preparing the soil, how to use fertilizer, how to apply compost, proper watering and how to identify and treat ...
After Dark Online: OK w/ Decay – All That Remains
Thursday, October 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Organic matter, part of what makes up living organisms, can be defined as material in the process of decay. Organic matter, part of what makes up living organisms, can be defined as material in the process of decay. Though life may be gone, it’s not forgotten, ...
San Francisco’s Chinatown w/ Dick Evans & Kathy Chin Leong
Thursday, October 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
San Francisco’s Chinatown is the third in a series of contemporary documentary photography books by San Francisco resident and photographer Dick Evans – following his initial book in 2014 of Haight Ashbury and his 2017 award winning book, The Mission. His approach in each case ...
CCC Virtual Heckle Comedy Show
Thursday, October 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
The longest running Bay Area virtual Comedy Show. In the Comedians & Commentary & Cynthia (CCC) Show, each comic perform their best jokes while being interrupted, questioned, and heckled by other comics. The show takes place on Zoom and is streamed live to Facebook (7:35-7:40pm). Sets are ...
Funcheap’s Live Zoom Comedy Roast Night

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

Last Chance: 2020 U.S. Census Deadline is Now October 15
Thursday, October 15 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE
Thanks to NPR for letting us know that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a Trump administration request to end counting in the 2020 census. In response, the U.S. Census Bureau announced it will accept responses online at My2020Census.gov through Oct. 15 until 11:59 p.m. Hawaii time. ...
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