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Wednesday, February 24

Disabled Women of Color Art Show “Hidden Figures”
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 am | Cost: FREE | Creativity Explored and Online, 3245 Sixteenth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Exhibition January 14 – March 26, 2021; Panel discussion March 8th It’s no secret that women of color are historically underrepresented in the world of contemporary art, but what about disabled women of color? Ana Maria Vidalon: Hidden Figures at Creativity Explored is a solo exhibition that ...
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

Exploratorium’s “Storytime Science for Kids Online” The Color Episode
Wednesday, February 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us for Storytime Science-a storybook read-aloud, followed by a simple activity geared toward young children. This February, the Exploratorium’s own Vivian Altmann reads Black is a Rainbow Color, written by Angela Joy and illustrated by Ekua Holmes. Color can be more than paint on a ...
“Connections Concealed” Virtual Talk: Family & Slavery in Virginia
Wednesday, February 24 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
In this virtual talk, Marty Jessup will share the story of finding her great aunt buried at a Black church and how it led to research on persons enslaved by her ancestors. For more information and to RSVP, visit https://feb24sutro.eventbrite.com . Presented by the Sutro Library.
The History of African Americans in Santa Clara County
Wednesday, February 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Los Altos History Museum
Local historian Jan Batiste Adkins will explore the history of African Americans in Santa Clara County from 1780 to present day in a Zoom event. Through photographs and untold stories of African American pioneers of the local region, Adkins will present research from her latest book, ...
“Making and Maintaining Space” Art Talk with Sam Claude Carmel
Wednesday, February 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
| The David Ireland House (500 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA)
Sam Claude Carmel highlights David Ireland’s concept of Maintenance Action and draws parallels to the labor of San Francisco’s past conceptual art spaces—New Langton Arts (1975-2009) and the Museum of Conceptual Art (1970-1984) that served as the blueprints to the next generation of community arts ...
The “Mostly Magicians” Virtual Open Mic (Every Wednesday)
Wednesday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but all viewers must have their camera on
Underground magicians, comedians, singers, jugglers, and variety artists workshop their material live in the virtual space. Hosted weekly by magician and comedian Ryan Kane. Welcome to The Mostly Magicians Virtual Open Mic, happening on Wednesdays at 6:00 PM PST. The goal of this show is to allow ...
Bay Area Food & Drink Trivia Night (Lots of Prizes)
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
BAY AREA FOOD & DRINK TRIVIA NIGHT Going out still may not be a thing in 2021, but Trivia Night is! Keep your sweatpants on and join us at this month’s Trivia Night: Bay Area Food & Drink Edition – Wednesday, 2/24 at 7pm PST LIVE on DoTheBay’s Facebook.  100% ...
Mrs. Fisher: “Old Southern Cooking” Freed Woman of Color, Cookbook Author
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register or YouTube Live
Rediscovered at auction in 1984 and authored by Mrs. Abby Fisher, What Mrs. Fisher Knows About Old Southern Cooking, Pickles, Preserves, etc., had been forgotten for a century. It is now believed to be the second cookbook published by an African American and the first ...
“Hidden in Plain Sight” The Unique Natural Landscape of SF
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Looking at the City of San Francisco today, it can be hard to imagine a once wild and natural landscape. Within all of living memory, towering skyscrapers, iconic bridges, and busy streets have shaped the city. Before the metropolis, however, there was a remarkably unique ...
Perfectly Queer Reading “History/Historical”
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The Perfectly Queer reading series celebrates Black History Month with historical novelist Penny Mickelbury, author of TWO WINGS TO FLY AWAY, and historian Kevin Mumford, author of NOT STRAIGHT, NOT WHITE: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis. They will ...
“Hidden in Plain Sight” The Unique Natural Landscape of San Francisco
Wednesday, February 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Preregistration is required
| Exploratorium
Looking at the City of San Francisco today, it can be hard to imagine a once wild and natural landscape. Within all of living memory, towering skyscrapers, iconic bridges, and busy streets have shaped the city. Before the metropolis, however, there was a remarkably unique ...
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