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Thursday, October 1

SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting
Thursday, October 1 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting

In light of the current and evolving environment due to Covid-19, we are offering a weekly support meeting through Zoom for small business owners in the LGBTQIA community and everyone else. Besides providing updates about various relief programs, we will also invite attorneys, online marketing ...Every Thursday

“Politics: Holding the Line”: Virtual Exhibit & Artist Talk
Thursday, October 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BridgemakerARTS Virtual Gallery
"Politics: Holding the Line": Virtual Exhibit & Artist Talk
BridgemakerARTS is pleased to announce a new art exhibition entitled Politics: Holding The Line. Join us online for a virtual reception and Artist Talk on October 1st at 6:00 pm PT. View the exhibit Politics: Holding The Line is a group exhibit featuring artists and artwork which ...

The Spirit of Suul “Korean Alcohol” Makers Panel Discussion
Thursday, October 1 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
The Spirit of Suul "Korean Alcohol" Makers Panel Discussion
The spirit of “suul” (Korean for “alcohol”) is more than a “quick pint after work.” It’s a uniquely Korean spirit of hospitality and camaraderie, where the motto to “play as hard as we work” is on full display. We work hard together through a long ...
Filipino “At the Table” Virtual Chef Night w/ Asian Art Museum
Thursday, October 1 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations Accepted - $0 to $25
Filipino "At the Table" Virtual Chef Night w/ Asian Art Museum
Global nomadic chef Yana Gilbuena dives into one of the most famous Filipino dishes, pancit, in this virtual At the Table. She will share her technique for making pancit molo (pork dumpling soup), a version from her home island in the Philippines. The recipe reveals ...
Webinar: California’s Climate Refugia, Mapping the Stable Places
Thursday, October 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Webinar: California’s Climate Refugia, Mapping the Stable Places
Register here: https://cnps-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vcZ0HPyPQo-ZobTPgsP9oA Speaker: Jim Thorne As climate change intensifies, some landscapes will be able to hold their own with existing vegetation able to buffer the impacts. Identifying and mapping these areas of relative stability mark a path toward conserving them and the habitat and services they ...

Friday, October 2

Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Why Manufacturing Matters?
Friday, October 2 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free; Registrants will receive details when they register.
| Zoom
Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Why Manufacturing Matters?

October 2-9, times vary The importance of local manufacturing to the Bay Area’s economy and to our physical safety has become increasingly clear this year. In addition to ensuring that we have the essential products we need to survive, our local manufacturers have set a ...

Online Herstory in Almaden Valley, San Jose: The Ranchera of Rancho San Vicente
Friday, October 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Online Herstory in Almaden Valley, San Jose: The Ranchera of Rancho San Vicente
Join Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) along with Santa Clara County Parks in welcoming Jenny Clendenen, a long-time Almaden Valley resident and POST supporter, to hear about her new book “MINE: El Despojo de María Zacarías Bernal de Berreyesa”. Learn the amazing local history of this ...
A K-Movie Star is Born: Jjapaguri Online Cooking Class
Friday, October 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
A K-Movie Star is Born: Jjapaguri Online Cooking Class
Popularized by the Oscar-winning Korean film “Parasite,” jjapaguri is a simple yet delicious instant noodle dish with steak. Learn from Korean Center, Inc. Board member & popular IG food poster, Sarah Kim-Lee, as she uses top sirloin for her rendition of jjapaguri! This event is part ...

Saturday, October 3

Online History & Culture of Bojagi Wrapping
Saturday, October 3 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Online History & Culture of Bojagi Wrapping
Your introduction to Korea’s bojagi culture and history! Learn this traditional art of an eco-friendly, reusable cloth wrapping. Learn 4 basic knot styles by bojagi artist Ellen Lee: – Hydrangea knot (수국매듭) – Royal knot (궁중매듭) – Clutch knot (클러치 매듭) – Little handle knot (작은 손잡이 매듭) Bojagi materials ...
¡Hay Más Adelante! – Free Online Medicare Workshop
Saturday, October 3 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Register before the event at http://haymasadelante.com/
| Online
¡Hay Más Adelante! - Free Online Medicare Workshop
Celebrate Health, Wellness and Vitality with UnitedHealthcare’s ¡Hay Más Adelante! Virtual Event UnitedHealthcare will host ¡Hay Más Adelante!, a free, health and wellness educational event, online to continue helping Hispanics and Latinos safely access the resources and information they need leading up to the Medicare Annual ...
K-Wave: A Virtual Look at the Power of Hallyu
Saturday, October 3 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
K-Wave: A Virtual Look at the Power of Hallyu
From early 90s K-pop music to Psy to BTS, the Hallyu movement (“Korean Wave”) has evolved and grown exponentially over the years. Where did it start? What helped shape the evolution and growth of Hallyu? Where is it headed? A high-level look at the power ...

Sunday, October 4

Fall Native Plant Gardening Webaganza
Sunday, October 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Fall Native Plant Gardening Webaganza
Register here: https://cnps-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_OwDU4e3wRcO3MndyQYzvjA It’s a webinar. It’s an extravaganza. It’s a webaganza. Whatever it is, you shouldn’t miss it. We’re assembling the speaker lineup, so stay tuned for talks on native plant pruning, pipevine planting techniques, gardening for birds and pollinators and more.
Good Old-Fashioned K-Street Food: Tteokbokki Online Cooking Class
Sunday, October 4 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Good Old-Fashioned K-Street Food: Tteokbokki Online Cooking Class
This popular Korean street food — spicy rice cake or “tteokbokki” — is all about comfort and camaraderie. Learn from Jee Kim, a local Korean food teacher. Her unami-filled tteokbokki recipe will not disappoint! For Bay Area attendees who would like to cook along, Jee has ...

Monday, October 5

The Virtual Forum w/ Joan Williams – Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America
Monday, October 5 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all
| Online
The Virtual Forum w/ Joan Williams - Overcoming Class Cluelessness in America
Are you stunned by the rise of populist, nationalist movements, wondering why so many would seemingly vote against their own economic interests, or simply feeling like a stranger in your own country? As we approach election day in November, how can we connect with a ...

Tuesday, October 6

Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Driving Capital into Manufacturing
Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Driving Capital into Manufacturing

October 2-9, times vary The importance of local manufacturing to the Bay Area’s economy and to our physical safety has become increasingly clear this year. In addition to ensuring that we have the essential products we need to survive, our local manufacturers have set a ...

Webinar: An Introduction to Business Plans
Tuesday, October 6 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Make sure to RSVP in advance!
Webinar: An Introduction to Business Plans
The workshop is hosted by Eddie Tang, the Small Business Consultant at the LGBT Center. This workshop will be most beneficial to new small business owners and existing small business owners who are looking to change their current business models. During this workshop, you will learn about ...
Step into Your Power: An Online Discussion w/ Jamia Wilson
Step into Your Power: An Online Discussion w/ Jamia Wilson
Registration is required. Sign up at https://mountainview.libcal.com/calendar/libraryevents/jamiawilson We’re in the midst of an unprecedented moment where there is widespread desire for collective connection and action. Jamia Wilson will offer insight on how we can all be everyday revolutionaries as we step into our power, tap into ...
Galbi-jjim – Chuseok Style Virtual Cooking Class
Tuesday, October 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Galbi-jjim - Chuseok Style Virtual Cooking Class
Join Chef Junsoo Bae of the hot new Korean restaurant in SF, SSAL, as he shares his family’s favorite Chuseok meal — galbi-jjim (Korean braised short ribs), made with chestnuts and other seasonal local produce. Junsoo Bae, Chef Junsoo is a native of South Korea who started ...

Wednesday, October 7

The Art of Minhwa: Korean Folk Online Painting Workshop
Wednesday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
The Art of Minhwa: Korean Folk Online Painting Workshop
Introduction to the history of Minhwa (Korean folk art; literally means “painting of the people”) and the significance and meaning of symbols such as flowers, tigers, and books. Minhwa artist Kate Nam will demonstrate painting a peony and share some of the Minhwa work featured ...

Thursday, October 8

SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting
Thursday, October 8 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting

In light of the current and evolving environment due to Covid-19, we are offering a weekly support meeting through Zoom for small business owners in the LGBTQIA community and everyone else. Besides providing updates about various relief programs, we will also invite attorneys, online marketing ...Every Thursday

Academy Online Forum: Raising LGBTQ+ Voices in the Media
Academy Online Forum: Raising LGBTQ+ Voices in the Media
Academy Forum Exclusive We’re excited to be hosting a panel of amazing journalists from around the country as part of our next Academy Forum. We will be talking about the importance of raising LGBTQ+ voices in the media today and the challenges involved. This virtual discussion ...

Friday, October 9

Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Manufacturing is an Engine for Equity
Bay Area Virtual Manufacturing Week 2020: Manufacturing is an Engine for Equity

October 2-9, times vary The importance of local manufacturing to the Bay Area’s economy and to our physical safety has become increasingly clear this year. In addition to ensuring that we have the essential products we need to survive, our local manufacturers have set a ...

Finding Your Hispanic Ancestry: A Free Webinar Introduction
Finding Your Hispanic Ancestry: A Free Webinar Introduction
In honor of Hispanic Heritage month, please join us for this free webinar. Maria will teach us how to begin researching our Latin American ancestry, where to find records and how to interpret and analyze them. This talk will be geared towards beginners in Hispanic ...
2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks
Friday, October 9 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks

With the world facing so many challenges, artists are deeply impacted. With no exhibitions, shows to perform at, or an audience to visit their studios, the economic and social impact is immeasurable. 2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks Every 2nd Friday | 7:30 -8:30 pm PST ...Monthly

Saturday, October 10

Virtual Wildlife Conservation Expo 2020
Virtual Wildlife Conservation Expo 2020

Wildlife Conservation Network’s Expo welcomes people into the vast and thrilling world of wildlife conservation. You can connect directly with conservationists from around the world as they share unprecedented stories about their work to protect elephants, lions, penguins, sharks, bears, and many other species. Over ...

Animation & Culture: Virtual Spotlight on Korean American Animators
Saturday, October 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Animation & Culture: Virtual Spotlight on Korean American Animators
What makes animation special to you? How does your Korean heritage, and concepts such as “han” (the unique Korean feeling of unresolved emotional pain), influence your life and art? Join us for the answers to these intriguing questions and more as we shine a spotlight ...

Sunday, October 11

Virtual Chuseok Festival: Kocktail & Kanapé w/ Professional Chef Brett Gabby
Sunday, October 11 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Virtual Chuseok Festival: Kocktail & Kanapé w/ Professional Chef Brett Gabby
Celebrate the final day of the Chuseok Festival with professional chef Brett Gabby as he demonstrates how to make his unique kimchi cocktail & a Korean-inspired canapé — squash & Asian pear fritter with perilla honey mustard. Cheers to everyone! Brett Gabby, Chef Brett received his culinary ...

Monday, October 12

Virtual Forum w/ Chesa Boudin: The Progressive Prosecution Movement
Monday, October 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free and open to all
| Online
Virtual Forum w/ Chesa Boudin: The Progressive Prosecution Movement
The Forum is the cathedral’s flagship conversation series, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2020. Each year the cathedral chooses a theme for inspiration. In 2020 our theme is bridges. We are challenging ourselves to explore and reflect upon reconciliation in this very divisive time in ...

Tuesday, October 13

Tech Inclusion 2020 Virtual Conference
Tuesday, October 13 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
Tech Inclusion 2020 Virtual Conference

If you’re free on October 13-14, join us at the Tech Inclusion 2020 Virtual Conference! We’ll have real, solutions-focused conversations about what actions are needed in the tech industry today: the structural changes needed beyond the pledges, becoming an anti-racist leader, developing equitable and ethical ...

Webinar: Working With (or As) Contractors, Interns, & Volunteers
Tuesday, October 13 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Make sure to RSVP in advance!
Webinar: Working With (or As) Contractors, Interns, & Volunteers
As some of you might know, the newly passed bill AB 2257 ( September 4, 2020) has made another drastic shift to the employee classification from bill AB 5 that came into effect in January 2020. What does this mean to you who hire, work with, ...