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Friday, March 22

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day in The Bay | Mar. 22-April 09
Friday, March 22 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Dockside tours are $5 donation. Sailing tickets are $55 a head.
| Seaport Court (Redwood City)
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: First Day in The Bay | Mar. 22-April 09

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Sunday, March 24

Bay Area Poets Celebrates “The1968 State Student Strike” | SF
Sunday, March 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Bay Area Poets Celebrates "The1968 State Student Strike" | SF
On March 24, from 1 pm -4 pm join in the Latino/Hispanic Room (Lower Level) of the San Francisco Public Library for a celebration of the SF State Student Strike of 1968. From November 6, 1968 until March 20, 1969, hundreds of protesting San Francisco State ...

Monday, March 25

1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Monday, March 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF

Ever wondered what your neighborhood looked like in the 1930s, or how you can help to reimagine where you live today? Portions of a rediscovered scale model of San Francisco from 1938 with 6,000 city blocks, are coming to a branch near you. Each neighborhood will ...

Tuesday, March 26

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, March 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...Monthly

Wednesday, March 27

HERstory Festival: Women of Tango War History Talk | SF
Wednesday, March 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Noe Valley Branch Library
HERstory Festival: Women of Tango War History Talk | SF
The author of The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II, will discuss this forgotten piece of history. In 1942 the U.S. kidnapped more than 6,000 ethnic Japanese, German, and Italian residents of Latin America to ...
Shaping SF Lecture: Sea Level Rise “Pacific Ocean and Bay Area” | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, March 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Sea Level Rise "Pacific Ocean and Bay Area" | Mission Dist.
Christina Gerhardt, author of The Atlas of (Remote) Islands and Sea Level Rise, explores the effects and responses to climate-warming on low-lying Pacific Ocean islands. Scientist Kristina Hill and urbanist Laura Tam address sea-level rise on vulnerable shorelines in the Bay Area. Learn about indigenous inhabitants’ adaptive ...

Sunday, March 31

2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Sunday, March 31 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
2019 Cesar Chavez Day Free Walking Tours | SF
Got the day off? Take a guided walk around San Francisco and learn something new about the city you love on Cesar Chavez Day, a bank holiday in California. 2019 Cesar Chavez Day Walking Tours Saturday, March 31, 2018 All Over San Francisco FREE but donations greatly appreciated San Francisco City Guides Schedule 10:30 ...

Wednesday, April 3

Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics w/ Chris “L7” Cuadrado | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, April 3 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Art & Politics w/ Chris “L7” Cuadrado | Mission Dist.
Few local artists have combined the refined skills of a fine artist with the blistering edge of anti-colonial and liberationist critique that L7 has. He has an incredible body of work and offers a show-and-tell about how his politics have shaped his stunning productions. Part of a ...

Friday, April 5

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, April 5 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Saturday, April 6

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, April 6 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Sunday, April 7

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Redwood City

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Wednesday, April 10

Shaping SF Lecture: SF Neighborhood Newspapers | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, April 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: SF Neighborhood Newspapers | Mission Dist.
A collaborative effort of the San Francisco Department of Memory, this project digitally preserves and promotes San Francisco community newspapers. Over 1,600 issues generated in eight neighborhoods dating back to the 1960s are now available online and members of participating history groups will present highlights along with ...

Thursday, April 11

Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23
Thursday, April 11 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Tours by $5 suggested donation. Sailing tix from $45
| Jack London Square
Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours | April 11-23

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Saturday, April 13

2019 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 13 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mission District
2019 Cesar E. Chavez Day Parade & Festival | Mission Dist.

The Annual Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Parade & Festival in San Francisco has become a significant event in the Mission drawing a diverse crowd of participants and attendees from different demographics and cultures. This is the largest event honoring Cesar Chavez in Northern California. Honoring the ...

Sunday, April 21

16 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2019
Sunday, April 21 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
16 Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Easter Sunday 2019
Take some time on Easter Sunday to learn something new about the city you love on a guided walk around San Francisco on Sunday, April 21, 2019. 2019 Easter Sunday Walking Tours 10:00 am – Cow Hollow 11:00 am – Castro: Tales Of The Village 11:00 am – Mission Dolores Neighborhood 11:00 am ...
$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Oakland
$5 Pirates of the Caribbean Ship Tours: Final Day | Oakland

The Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington State, will visit Redwood City and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per ...

Tuesday, April 30

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...Monthly

Friday, May 3

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, May 3 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Saturday, May 4

Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands
Saturday, May 4 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Nike Missile Site
Nike Missile Site Open House & Storytelling | Marin Headlands

Get an upclose look at a restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site and hear intriguing stories from Nike veterans, park rangers, and volunteers from 12:30-3:30 pm, every first Saturday of the month. This valuable historical resource is the only restored Nike missile site in the entire country. It’s a ...Monthly

Wednesday, May 8

Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 8 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: The Women of Los Siete de la Raza | Mission Dist.
50 years after the arrest of seven young men from the Mission District galvanized a movement, women gather who were active in creating the multi-faceted community response that grew out of the Los Siete Defense Committee. From Basta Ya!—the newspaper—to Centro de Salud and La Raza Information ...

Wednesday, May 22

Shaping SF Lecture: Local Ecological Justice & Urbanity | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Local Ecological Justice & Urbanity | Mission Dist.
Gopal Dayaneni (Movement Generation), Anthony Khalil (Literacy for Environmental Justice), and Jason Mark (editor, Sierra Magazine), discuss urbanity and ecological crisis from their ultra-local, regional, and national perspectives of environmental and ecological justice.

Wednesday, May 29

Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, May 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: 1936-1939 Americans in the Spanish Civil War | Mission Dist.
International volunteers rushed to Spain in 1936 after General Francisco Franco led a military coup against the Spanish Republic. Adam Hochschild, author of Spain In Our Hearts, brings to life remarkable characters in this bloody and bitter conflict that consumed Spain for 3 years. 80 years ago ...

Friday, June 7

History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City
Friday, June 7 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Mateo County History Museum
History Museum: Free First Fridays | Redwood City

Enjoy free admission from 10 am to 4 pm, every first Friday of the month, at the San Mateo History Museum. Explore the museum housed in the 1910 County Courthouse; listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it features a stained glass dome and mosaic tile floor. 2 pm General Tour: ...Monthly

Sunday, November 10

2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Sunday, November 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Fisherman's Wharf
2019 Veterans Day Parade | SF
Honor the service and sacrifice of our Armed Forces downtown with the 99th Annual Veterans’ Day Parade on Sunday, November 10, 2019. The parade will start on the Embarcadero at North Point Street, traveling north-west on The Embarcadero to Jefferson Street, then west on Jefferson Street past the ...