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Sunday, May 3

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Thursday, May 7

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, May 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

“Supermoon” Night Over San Francisco | Super Flower Moon
Thursday, May 7 – 10:45 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
"Supermoon" Night Over San Francisco | Super Flower Moon
On May 7th, the Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 3:45 am pst. This full moon was known by early Native American tribes as the ...

Friday, May 8

San Francisco History Days at The Mint | 2020
Friday, May 8 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Historic San Francisco Mint
San Francisco History Days at The Mint | 2020

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint (built in 1874) becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 120 exhibitors. 2020 San Francisco History Days Friday Evening, May 8, 2020 Saturday, May ...

Saturday, May 9

2020 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint
Saturday, May 9 – All Day | Cost: FREE | The Historic San Francisco Mint
2020 San Francisco History Days | Old Mint

Explore San Francisco’s amazing history at the annual San Francisco History Expo as the Old Mint (built in 1874) becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with more than 120 exhibitors. 2020 San Francisco History Days Friday Evening, May 8, 2020 Saturday, May ...

Sunday, May 10

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Sunday, May 10 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 2nd Sunday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old.Monthly

Saturday, May 16

“Science@Cal”: Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley
Saturday, May 16 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mulford Hall (UC Berkeley)
"Science@Cal": Renowned Scientist Lecture | UC Berkeley

Science@Cal is proud to present a series of free public science lectures on the third Saturday of every month. These talks are given by renowned UC Berkeley scientists and aimed at general audiences. Talks take place on the UC Berkeley campus at 11 am. Doors ...Monthly

Tuesday, May 19

SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Free Book Reading w/ Alec Nevala-Lee | SF
Tuesday, May 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF by the Bay Sci-Fi Festival: Free Book Reading w/ Alec Nevala-Lee | SF
Free Book Reading: Alec Nevala-Lee Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Koret Auditorium, Lower Level Acclaimed author Alec Nevala-Lee reads from his work. Nevala-Lee is a Hugo and Locus Award finalist for the group biography Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, ...

Wednesday, May 20

Free Astronomy Lecture | Castro
Wednesday, May 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Randall Museum
Free Astronomy Lecture | Castro

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs. Held in the Randall Museum Theater on the third Wednesday of every month, ...Monthly

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, May 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 27

Shaping SF Lecture: 1894 Railroad Strike Struggle Talk | SF
Wednesday, May 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 1894 Railroad Strike Struggle Talk | SF
Robert Ovetz, author of When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921 and Tech Workers Coalition organizer Ares Geovanos dialogue about how the lessons of the 1894 railroad strike are still relevant to the new workers movement today. Struggles are visibly erupting at ...

Friday, May 29

San Francisco Beard & Mustache Club | Mission Dist.
Friday, May 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Zeitgeist

Join the SF Beard and Mustache Club for a monthly gathering at Zeitgeist at 7 pm every last Friday of the month. If you have a beard or mustache, if you like beards and mustaches, or if you want a beard or mustache, then by all means ...Monthly

Thursday, June 4

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, June 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Presidio
Thursday, June 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Presidio Parade Grounds
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Presidio

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky. Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other ...

Wednesday, June 17

Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, June 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Rickshaw Stop
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop

What happens when geeks take over a rock club for an evening of drinking and presentations? Find out at Nerd Nite, a monthly lecture-in-a-bar series. They get smart and interesting people, give them lots of free drinks, and put them on stage in front of a couple ...Monthly

Thursday, July 2

Free Rooftop Stargazing Party “Astro Night” | UC Berkeley
Thursday, July 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Campbell Hall (UC Berkeley)
Free Rooftop Stargazing Party "Astro Night" | UC Berkeley

Astro Night is UC Berkeley’s free stargazing and lecture event open to the public. Held typically on the first Thursday of the month (during select months, as weather permits), members of the public are invited to take part in guided stargazings using our fleet of telescopes, including ...

Saturday, July 4

Summer Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
Saturday, July 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Summer Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will occur in the Bay Area on July 4th. Source: Time and Date The ...

Sunday, November 29

Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
Sunday, November 29 – 11:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over the Bay Area
Autumn Penumbral Lunar Eclipse | 2020
A penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes through the Earth’s partial shadow, or penumbra. During this type of eclipse the Moon will darken slightly but not completely. The Penumbral Lunar Eclipse will occur in the Bay Area on November 29th. Source: Time and Date The ...

Sunday, December 13

2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky
Sunday, December 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
2020 Geminids Meteor Shower | Bright Fireballs & Dark Sky

The Geminid meteor shower – always a highlight of the meteor year – will peak from mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14, with absolutely no moonlight to ruin the show. On a dark night, you can often catch 50 or more meteors per hour. ...