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Friday, October 16

OBCA’s Rally for Resilience
Friday, October 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE
Online Event – Virtual Peer to Peer campaign OBCA’s Rally for Resilience, a virtual two-week event from October 16th to the 30th, will bring people together to raise critical funds for outdoor leadership programming. All funds raised by Ralliers will support Ropes Course programs and attendance ...
Tix Avail for Free Saturdays at “Legion of Honor” Museum (Starting Oct. 31)

POSTPONED due to Shelter in Place Starting up again on October 31st after a 6-month closure, every Saturday, the Legion of Honor offers free general admission to the permanent galleries to Bay Area residents. Advanced tickets are required, and capacity is limited due to COVID-19 ...Every Saturday

SF Opens Four “Weather Relief” Centers
Friday, October 16 – 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 ...
SF’s “Museum of Craft and Design” Reopens Oct. 16 The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) reopens to the public on Friday, October 16 welcoming visitors to MOTO MMXX, a show-stopping custom motorcycle exhibition guest curated by co-founder and director of Untitled Motorcycles, Hugo Eccles. Originally slated to open in May of 2020, MOTO MMXX was delayed due to the COVID-19 ...
Fractzing the Facts: Livestream Performance A live, interactive performance by Bay Area artists champoy and Miguel Novelo where you decide what a museum/space/gallery should be. Call in or comment on the livestream to converse with the host in real-time throughout the 60-minute program. The performance centers on the verb “to fractz,” ...
League of Women Voter’s Virtual California Ballot Guide
Friday, October 16 – 12:00 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 ...
Women’s National Book Association: San Francisco Values (Zoom Discussion)
Friday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required.
While San Francisco is ground zero for global technological innovation, it is also renowned as being in the vanguard for a variety of cultural movements: literary, musical, and sports. And, San Francisco’s policies were among the first of all US cities to institute committed environmental ...
Students on the Capitol Steps for Yes on 16 Rally
Friday, October 16 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | South Steps of California State Capitol building
On October 16th, we’re calling for a statewide day of action. Students will be able to attend 16 events, 12 in-person and 4 entirely digital. Join us on Friday, October 16th at the State Capitol for a safe and socially distanced event in support of Yes on ...
A Night of Bold Verse: 3 Black Women Poets Present Their Work Online
Friday, October 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704
This online reading is part of Revolution Books “60 Defiant Days at Revolution Books. Three remarkable poets will read: MARILYN NELSON, a three-time finalist for the National Book Award, is one of America’s most celebrated poets. She is the author or translator of seventeen poetry books ...
Teatro Visión’s La Muerte Baila 2020
Friday, October 16 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation is required
La Muerte Baila Desplazarse hacia abajo para español Teatro Visión presents La Muerte Baila An original Milagro Theater Día de los Muertos production devised by Rebecca Martinez and the Milagro Theater Ensemble This pre-recorded production is being created in compliance with State and County Social Distancing and Health regulations. In this hilarious, ...
Black Lives Matter: 16 for 16 Protest Rally
Friday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt Amphitheater
16 Cities Unite for: Prop 16 in support for more equitable future. Schedule: Social hour until 5pm then speakers until 8pm (still seeking Music/Entertainment) Safety Details: Social Distanced by marked spaces and w/ PPE provided. There will be medics and security.
Yes on Prop 16 Rally at Plaza de César Chávez
Friday, October 16 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Plaza de Cesar Chavez
Students fought against Prop 209, asked Dr. Weber to create ACA 5, and worked to get it through the legislature. Now, students need to rise again and lend their voices to ensure Prop 16 passes. On October 16th, we’re calling for a statewide day of action. ...
Superfest Disability Virtual Film Festival Superfest Disability Film Festival is the longest running disability film festival in the world. Since it first debuted in a small Los Angeles showcase in 1970 it has become an eagerly anticipated international event—hosted by Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State. ...
Banchan Workshops: Korean Online Cooking w/ Sarah Kim-Lee
Friday, October 16 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
What is banchan? Find out by signing up for these special cooking workshops! Join Korean cooking instructor Sarah Kim Lee as she teaches simple, delicious recipes for several types of banchan dishes that you can enjoy making this Fall! Workshop details including ingredient list will ...
6:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” Outdoor comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 off ...

Virtual Monologue “Citizen Brain”
Friday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$0-$40.
| Zoom
October 16-17, 7pm to 9pm both days; October 18 at 5 pm; October 23-24 at 7 pm both days; October 25 at 5pm; October 30-31 at 7pm both days; November 1 at 5 pm; November 6 – 7 at 7 pm both days; November 8 ...
Oakland Online Comedy Show October 16-17, 7 pm to 8 pm Pacific time each day The year seems to get crazier and crazier, so we need laughter more than ever before. Comedy Oakland is here to help. This week, we have shows on Friday and Saturday! More chances to laugh ...
9th Annual Autumn Lights Virtual Festival
Friday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Every year since 2012, thousands have flocked to Oakland’s Lake Merritt to immerse themselves in the Autumn Lights Festival – a one-of-a-kind interactive art experience that is always the talk of the town. This year, the event will be held entirely online – bringing 40 ...
Comedy Oakland Online
Friday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation is encourage

The year seems to get crazier and crazier, so we need laughter more than ever before. Comedy Oakland is here to help. This week, we have shows on Friday and Saturday! More chances to laugh with more hilarious comedians. The shows start at 7 pm ...Every Friday

Dead Time Dreams Haunted Attractions Open Air Fright Walk
Friday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*Free Midway Attraction & Paid Walk Through Event
| Dead Time Dreams Haunted House
Take a walk down nightmare lane, socially distanced from monsters who watch your every step in the dark…. They don’t need to get closer than 6 feet to scare you…. trust us. Located on ABC farm’s Pumpkin Patch, Dead Time Dreams brings to you 2 attractions ...
The Racket Virtual Reading Series : Total Recall w/ Héctor Tobar
Friday, October 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*It's free. All night long.
THE RACKET READING SERIES: TOTAL RECALL w/ Héctor Tobar LINK HERE: https://fb.me/e/32YecYvLV We’re doing a weekly reading series. And this week, oooooh weeee, are we excited. Héctor Tobar – author of Deep Down Dark and The Last Great Road Bum and much, much more – is joining us for ...
Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Present South Slope Cinema
Friday, October 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*EventBrite free ticket required
| Alemany Farmers' Market Plaza
It’s a pop-up drive-in theater! This year Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema has become the South Slope Cinema, screening films at the Alemany Farmers’ Market Plaza. One ticket per car will get you in for a night of beautiful, poignant shorts, docs, narratives, dramas, animation and ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase! Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Join Us – RSVP on Eventbrite and we’ll send you the secret Zoom link ...Every Friday

Stephen Porter Virtual Piano Concert Stephen Porter returns to our stage with a program of Beethoven’s final piano work, the Six Bagatelles Op. 126, premieres by four living composers—Toni Lester, Norberto Oldrini, Andrew List and Martin Skafte—and both books of Debussy’s luminous Images. Stephen Porter has appeared as a soloist in ...
8:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” Outdoor comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live outdoor comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 off ...

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