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Friday, October 23

The Guardians Virtual Film Screening
Friday, October 23 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
Register now for a special at-home screening of “The Guardians”, a documentary film by Ben Crosbie and Tessa Moran. “The Guardians” explores the connection between the lives of monarch butterflies and the Indigenous people of Donaciano Ojeda, both depend on the same ancient fir forest ...
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 ...

Lids at Pier 39 Grand Opening Weekend
Friday, October 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Leading sports retailer, Lids is expanding its brick and mortar footprint with a new location at Pier 39 in San Francisco. The new storefront will be the retailer’s largest to date at nearly 7,000 square feet and its eighth location in San Francisco. Lids at ...
2020 Bay Area Science Festival: 125+ Free Events (Oct. 21-25)
Friday, October 23 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but registration required

The 10th annual Bay Area Science Festival, northern California’s largest free educational event, is going virtual in 2020 with more than 125 all-ages experiences October 21- 25. Let’s discover science together – virtually! Join us for 5 days of fun and amazing science, technology and ...

CRISPR, Sickle Cell Disease, & Society: A VR Explainer & Ethics Discussion Want to learn more about the recent Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Curious about the potential of CRISPR technology and how it will impact society? Join this free event part of the Bay Area Science Festival. This two-part event begins with a narrated virtual reality “tour” of ...
Paula Sneed Online Discussion: New Book “Funeral Diva” Litquake and City Lights celebrate the release of Pamela Sneed’s Funeral Diva. She will be in conversation with fellow writer Tommy Pico.
6:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live 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. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

The Future of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy w/ Rick Roblin & Giselle Fernandes-Osterhold Psychedelic assisted psychotherapy is on track to be the next breakthrough in mental health care. The last decade has seen a renaissance in the field of psychedelic science—moving it from the fringes of the scientific world to the mainstream with startling speed, legitimizing the medical ...
$2 Off: “Mayhem Mansion” Haunted Tours of 1886 Victorian (Oct 23-31)
Friday, October 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $23*
*Regular price: $25 adv for adults - Use code FUNCHEAP for $2 off tickets
| Haas-Lilienthal House

San Francisco’s historic 1886 Haas-Lilienthal House will once again be transformed into Mayhem Mansion, a haunted house style attraction. For 2020 it will be a socially-distanced, limited capacity self-guided flashlight tour with a special downloadable audio tour Set in a spooktacular Queen Anne style Victorian-era house ...

The English Viola: 20th Century English Music for Viola & Piano Aaron Rosengaus, viola; Jennifer Lee, piano Please join us for an evening of English music composed for viola and piano. The music was written during the era of World War I and World War II when England was trying to rebuild its economy and social order. ...
“Crazy Funny Asians” Virtual Comedy Live from San Francisco

//// CRAZY FUNNY ASIANS VIRTUAL SHOW IS CANCELED AS OF JUNE 25, 2021 //// After a year of weekly online comedy shows for Crazy Funny Asians we finally bid you farewell! We’ve loved hosting this show and seeing everyone every week the community that developed from ...Every Friday

8:30p Show – “HellaSecret” Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (Oakland)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live 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. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

SF Art Institute’s Outdoor Video Night on Iconic Tower (Final Night)
Friday, October 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)

Get ready for a COVID friendly and free eight-week series of outdoor video screenings on all four sides of SF Art Institute’s landmark tower at 800 Chestnut St. Every Friday night at 9pm for 8 weeks starting Sept 4, the school will be screening experimental ...

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