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Thursday, May 6

SF Officially in Yellow Tier + Indoor Bars Can Reopen (May 6)
Thursday, May 6 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
As expected, San Francisco entered the “Yellow Tier” today which allows for many expanded reopenings. Originally, San Francisco had planned to wait until May 7 to allow further reopenings, but today Mayor London Breed announced the timeline would be moved up a day to May ...
New Art Show “Eyes That Knew No Shade of Sin or Fear” (May 6 – July 2)
Thursday, May 6 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
| MODERNISM INC., 724 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94121
May 6 – July 2, 2021, open Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5:30pm Nearly two centuries after the great Spanish artist Francesco Goya made the series of prints known as The Disasters of War, eternally preserving the atrocities he witnessed during six years of conflict between Spain and France, Gottfried ...

Storytellers on Schizophrenia
Thursday, May 6 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register on Eventbrite
Join us virtually for a three part speaker series and in-depth conversations about serious mental illness; what it is, how it is treated, what its effect is on families and what could or should be different. This is the third event of the three part series. ...
“Mission Community Market” Night Farmers Market (SF)
Thursday, May 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market

2021 updates Now in its 11th year, the popular neighborhood market will be reopening with a lineup of 20+ small local farms and food businesses, offering a diversity of fresh fruits and vegetables, food crafts, and hot prepared foods for Mission residents. More vendors will ...Every Thursday

Free Mother’s Day Picture Drawing Class (Ages 5 & Up)
Thursday, May 6 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Join us for a fun 1 hour drawing class, perfect for a Mother’s Day gift! CD will take students step by step to achieve a simple drawing. You will learn different pencil strokes to create an awesome drawing. All you will need is paper (any type), pencils ...
SF Asian Small Business Merchant Showcase
Thursday, May 6 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online
During this Showcase broadcast during APA Heritage Month and Small Business Week, 5 Asian-owned San Francisco small business owners will tell their story, present their products and services, and share details of how they are pivoting and embracing new ways of doing businesses as the ...
Violinist Francesca Depasquale in Livestream Concert
Thursday, May 6 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to access: Pay-what-you-can.
| Online
Thursday, May 6, 5pm-6:30pm Pacific time California Music Center, producer of the Klein International String Competition, presents acclaimed violinist Francesca DePasquale in Spring for the Klein, a virtual concert to benefit the 2021 Klein Competition on May 6, 2021 at 5PM Pacific. DePasquale, top prizewinner of ...
“Of Here From There” Virtual Art Experience Ana Teresa Fernandez, Creativity Explored, and Gray Area present Of Here From There | De Aqui Desde Alla, the first large-scale project featuring CE artists with developmental disabilities. A virtual walkthrough and workshop with Fernandez, live performances, and archival elements from its opening event bring the ...
Fonda Lee’s Green Bone Saga Author Talk
Thursday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Preregistration required
| San Mateo County Libraries Zoom
Leap into Fonda Lee’s Green Bone saga in an action-packed, diverse Asian-inspired urban fantasy series chock-full of clan blood feuds, vicious politics, and inter-generational family drama! Meet Lee on Thursday, May 6 at 6:00 PM at our next virtual author talk. Lee will read from her ...
Long-Lost Tenderloin Bar “The Blue Lamp” Remembered
Thursday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$10 suggested donation
On May 6th, the Tenderloin Museum premieres a virtual celebration of The Blue Lamp, a long-gone but beloved working class bar and storied local music venue on the northern border of the Tenderloin. The program features interviews with celebrated author and former Blue Lamp bartender ...
Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Design Roundtable with Local Experts Webinar
Thursday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Are you a homeowner anywhere in Napa or Sonoma County? Join us for a roundtable discussion with local ADU experts about ADU design and ask them your ADU questions LIVE! **Spanish language translation will be provided via Zoom. Se proporcionará interpretación al español a través de Zoom.** Presented ...
Songwriters in the Square: Zoom Concert w/ CMC Songwriters
Thursday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Community Music Center songwriters join for a virtual round-robin-style concert online of original songs and performances! Guitar and songwriting faculty member Larry Dunn is putting together a concert celebrating four of CMC’s own singer/songwriters performing their original compositions in folk, country, blues, R&B, and bluegrass styles. ...
Virtual Book Talk w/ Molly Ball, Author of “Pelosi”
Thursday, May 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Please RSVP via Crowdcast
On Thursday, May 6th at 6 PM, we are pleased and welcome Molly Ball author of the New York Times bestseller Pelosi. Award-winning journalist Molly Ball has written a riveting inside account of the unprecedented rise to power and unmatched political legacy of the first ...
Thu 7p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

Bindle-Laugh Live Comedy Jam
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 7th West
Come laugh at some of the funniest comedians from Bindlestiff Studios performing LIVE at 7th West! Bindlestiff Studios, located in San Francisco, CA, is the only permanent, community-based performing arts venue in the nation dedicated to showcasing emerging Filipino American and Pilipino artists. Performances will be ...
On the Therapeutic Applications of Psilocybin w/ UCSF Psychiatrist Psilocybin has been decriminalized in many cities in the United States and most recently has been approved for use in psychotherapy in the state of Oregon. In the latest studies, psilocybin has shown efficacy for patients suffering from depression, addiction, and end-of-life distress. And yet ...
SF Board of Education Recall Q&A
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zoom
The past year has been challenging for children and their families. A year of distance learning has widened education achievement gaps, created a mental health crisis for students, and provoked the largest year-to-year drop in enrollment in the San Francisco Unified School District in a ...
Good Times: Live Outdoor Comedy
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Two drink minimum
| Speakeasy Brewery
Come out for cheers, beers, food trucks and good times in the beautiful outdoor space at Speakeasy Ales & Lagers! Enjoy the sunset while drinking one of Speakeasy’s legendary brews and laughing along with the best comics in the bay! Comedian Drea Meyers brings us ...
Exploratorium’s After Dark Online: Stories from Chinatown
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
San Francisco’s Chinatown, the oldest in North America, is an iconic and influential part of the cultural fabric of San Francisco. Beyond its contemporary popularity as a tourist attraction, the neighborhood exists as a dynamic community of families and individuals cultivating tradition and nurturing social ...
Outdoor Comedy at The Bar on Dolores
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*purchase 2 menu items required
| The BAR -on Dolores
Reserve your seat/table (up to 6 people) for outdoor comedy at The BAR -on Dolores Thurs 5/6 at 7pm for drinks and food truck TBAComics want to make you laugh outside at The BAR -on Dolores! Reserve your table for up to 6 people and enjoy ...
“Bang on a Can” All-Stars Music & Folklore Storytelling Program: Julia Wolfe/Steel Hammer Bang on a Can All-Stars—New York’s iconoclastic contemporary-music ensemble—performs Steel Hammer, an acclaimed oratorio by the group’s co-founder, Pulitzer Prize winner Julia Wolfe. Wolfe creates a musical combination of every version of the traditional American folktale of John Henry, weaving together more than ...
On the Therapeutic Applications of Psilocybin
Thursday, May 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online
The field of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy has been growing rapidly in recent years with decriminalization efforts moving forward on local, state, and federal levels. A multitude of clinical research trials is showing promising results of therapies utilizing MDMA, psilocybin, and ketamine as well as other medicines ...
“San Francisco Coyotes” Webinar
Thursday, May 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Zoom
The urban coyote is a 21st century phenomenon that is steadily expanding across North America and after an absence of more than half a century became re-established in San Francisco in the early 2000s. The coyote is a cultural paradox that is both loved and ...
18th-Century Opera “L’Amant Anonyme” Livestream
Thursday, May 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sign up to receive the live stream link through SFCM's site.
| Livestream
L’Amant Anonyme is an 18th-Century opera that tells the story of a lover afraid to reveal his true identity to the object of his affections. This is perhaps modeled on the composer. Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint Georges’ own experience as someone of African ancestry, ...
Oakland “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night

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 ...

Thu 8:45p Show – “HellaSecret” Outdoor Comedy Show & Cocktail Night (SF)

Get ready for SF’s very first fully-dedicated outdoor comedy club – part of our new pop-up (and socially-distant) comedy shows at unique outdoor spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a new venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. Get $5 ...

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