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Thursday, January 14

The Future of US & China: Asia Society One-Day Conference
Thursday, January 14 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Register via EventBrite
| Webcast
Asia Society Northern California will host its signature one-day conference virtually on The Future of US & China: Seeking Truth Through Facts on Thursday, January 14. This conference, for the third consecutive year, will bring together leading business and government officials, experts, and policymakers to ...
The Cost of Racism for Everyone: A Conversation with Heather McGhee
Thursday, January 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Advocate, author, and speaker Heather McGhee discusses what racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together. Join Heather McGhee for a conversation with HNU’s Provost and VP for Academic Affairs Sheila Smith McKoy about the topic of her upcoming book The Sum of Us: ...

Zoom Chat w/ Owner of Moraga’s Canyon Club Brewery
Thursday, January 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
On January 14th at 4pm, join Lamorinda Entrepreneurs to chat with Kevin Hamilton, owner of Canyon Club Brewery in Moraga. We’ll discuss how 2020 has been for his new pub + restaurant and what new business habits will persist into 2021.
SF Wants Your Input: Shared Scooter Permits Expiring April 2021
Thursday, January 14 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The SFMTA is seeking public input as we prepare for the next round of Powered Scooter Share Program permits. We are holding an online meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 14th and also have an online survey for feedback. Remote Meeting Access Watch the meeting online via Skype. Public Comment Call-In:  USA Toll-Free: 888-398-2342 Participant ...
SFMOMA’s “7×7” Virtual David Park Talk w/ 49+ Minutes of Art, Insights & Memories
Thursday, January 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Watch seven speakers take the (virtual) floor for seven minutes each to reflect on selected works by David Park. This special program will be moderated by SFMOMA’s chief curator Janet Bishop and features artist Wayne Thiebaud and Helen Park Bigelow, Park’s daughter. Register on Zoom Join us ...
Women in Tech: Then and Now
Thursday, January 14 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Los Altos History Museum
Learn about the female pioneers who made significant contributions in building Silicon Valley. The webinar will focus on key technologies that advanced the progress of computing, the women who played roles in these advances and the status of their careers today. A panel of women technologists ...
SF’s Climate Action Plan Kick-off Event with Mayor London Breed
Thursday, January 14 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
The City of San Francisco is updating its Climate Action Plan (the Plan), and community input is key. Join us on Thursday, January 14 at 5:30 p.m. to learn how your input can help shape the Plan: Attend the kick-off webinar with Mayor London Breed, along with several ...
Afrofuturism: SF Poet Laureate Monthly Poem Jam
Thursday, January 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Public Library (All Branches)
San Francisco Poet Laureate Kim Shuck and special guests open the door to an evening of Afrofuturistic poetry. Poets include Ishmael Reed, Staajabu, devorah major, Tureeda Mikell, Avotcja and Dr. Glenn Parris for a special celebration of African American literature. Ishmael Reed is the winner of ...
Virtual “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Trivia Night
Thursday, January 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, only 500 spots for participating in the trivia.
| twitch.tv/totalpartychill
Quizzes of the Coast, Virtual Trivia Night is back January 14th with Buffy the Vampire Slayer Trivia! Live on Twitch at 6pm pacific! ✨ HOW TO PLAY ✨ – Tune into the Trivia Night livestream on Total Party Chill’s Twitch page on Thursday, 1/14 at 6pm (we ...
Asian Art Museum Behind the Scenes “I Look for the Sky” Brand New Art Installation
Thursday, January 14 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding Scale Donation
Go behind the scenes of the installation of I Look for the Sky at the Asian Art Museum with artist Zheng Chongbin, Installation Manager Chris Dadzitis, and preparator Mel Ramirez. Using 40-foot lifts, custom–made clamps, and lots of ingenuity, Zheng and a team of preparators suspended a ...
Exploratorium’s “After Dark Online” COVID-19 Vaccine Live Q&A
Thursday, January 14 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free on our Facebook page or YouTube
| Exploratorium
Join Exploratorium Senior Scientist Dr. Jennifer Frazier for a free online discussion and live Q&A on the coronavirus vaccine. How do we know it’s effective? How do we know it’s safe? Who will get it, and when? Dr. Frazier will moderate a live discussion on ...
SkepTalk: The Continuing Relevance of America’s Eugenic Legacy
Thursday, January 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
The history of eugenics is often characterized as a cautionary tale of life in the bad old days, when assumptions about genetic determinism provided a respectable veneer of “pseudoscience” that enabled barely submerged racism, xenophobia, and blatant discrimination against those with disabilities to take root ...
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