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Wednesday, January 20

Manny’s Virtual Inauguration Watch Party
Wednesday, January 20 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated
Witness history as the United States of America welcomes a new President and ushers in a new era on Jan. 20, 2021. The day we have all been waiting for – the day we finally get to say sayonara to one of the most destructive presidents ...
Free Admission Hour “Japanese Tea Garden” at GG Park

Still Open / SHELTER IN PLACE UPDATE: 12/7/20 –  Outdoor gardens are specifically allowed and exempt from closures in the Shelter-in-Place order from December 6 to January 4. “Outdoor botanical gardens and historic sites may remain open” – We confirmed with the SF’s parks department ...Every Wednesday

Make Noise at 9am Sharp: Biden Officially President. Trump is Out.
Wednesday, January 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE
The 20th amendment to the Constitution specifies that the term of each elected President of the United States begins at noon (Eastern) on January 20 of the year following the election. President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be sworn in on the West front ...
$5 “Madam Vice President” Cocktail Specials-to-Go for Inauguration Day (SF)
Wednesday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: $5 | Palm House
Palm House and The Dorian restaurants in San Francisco are toasting America’s first woman Vice President, Kamala Harris, by offering for pick up and delivery two signature cocktails in the spirit of the occasion. Palm House will be pouring an MVP cocktail made with Jamaican rum, banana liqueur, cinnamon syrup, pineapple, lemon ...
Workers’ Rally Against Racism and Fascism at SF City Hall
Wednesday, January 20 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Fascism and racism are on the rise! Covid-19 is claiming lives! Poverty, unemployment and homelessness are suffocating the working class! Biden is not going to save us with his neoliberal agenda and suppressive policies! Join us in this rally to raise workers’ own united, independent voice ...
Why is Water so Wonderful? Online Talk
Wednesday, January 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Free for members / $10 non-members
Join Dr. Doug Kalish for a fascinating talk on the most amazing molecule of them all — water! Learn the secret of how water can defy gravity to reach the uppermost leaf on the tallest redwood tree, and other amazing facts about water. This event ...
Full-Spectrum Science: Lasers w/ Exploratorium
Wednesday, January 20 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online Event
Full-Spectrum Science: LASERS! Wednesday, January 20, 2020 • 4:00 p.m. PST Free online event: Join via YouTube or Facebook Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world—in this case, lasers! Find out what’s special about laser light, how it’s made, and how it’s used ...
SF City Hall Lights Up for Presidential Inauguration
Wednesday, January 20 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
San Francisco’s City Hall celebrates the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States by illuminating its 220+ state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures in red, white and blue. It’s a great photo opportunity to capture San Francisco’s iconic dome lit up for the occasion. The schedule is always tentative for the holiday lighting and subject to ...
Green Apple Books Virtual Talk “The God of San Francisco”
Wednesday, January 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us on Wednesday, January 20th at 6pm PT when James J. Siegel, Ben Kline, and Caroline Earleywine read from their work to celebrate Siegel’s latest collection, The God of San Francisco, on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81646234969 Praise for ...
“Remotely Funny” Live Virtual Comedy Competition
Wednesday, January 20 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free
Watch comics go head-to-head for bragging rights as a comedy champion. Catch new comedians and seasoned veterans, and every level in between. Any comedian, regardless of skill, can perform. The audience votes for their favorite to win weekly cash prizes. It’s exciting! It’s raw! It’s ...
2021 Inaugural Virtual Bash w/ DJ, Trivia & Kamala / Biden Cocktails
Wednesday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP for Zoom link
| Rhythmix Cultural Works
Raise your glass and dance the last 4 years away! Rhythmix and Fireside Lounge present a celebration of our new administration with cocktail tutorials, inauguration trivia, dancing and YOU from 7:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, January 20th. Free event – RSVP for Zoom link. • Learn to make ...
“Perfectly Queer” 5th Anniversary Reading
Wednesday, January 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Must request Zoom link to get on the Zoom guest list
The Perfectly Queer reading series celebrates its fifth anniversary Wednesday, January 20, 2021! Five authors who read with us before–one from each of our years–will read with Perfectly Queer again via Zoom. From 7pm to 8:30pm Pacific, there’ll be readings, games, and door prizes! (Sorry ...
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