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Saturday, June 23

2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Saturday, June 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Encinal Yacht Club
2018 Summer Sailstice: Free Sailboat Rides, Boat Building & Live Music | Alameda
Take to the waters to celebrate the annual Summer Sailstice featuring free sailboat rides, a Boat Building Contest, exhibits, seminars, live music and more. Summer Sailstice brings together everyone who loves wind, water and sailing. Sail in, motor in, or just come down for a full weekend of sailing, ...
2018 Conservatory of Flowers ‘Curiosities’ Kickoff: Botanical Illustration | SF
2018 Conservatory of Flowers 'Curiosities' Kickoff: Botanical Illustration | SF
Enjoy some peaceful plant sketching or get a silly portrait drawn with your favorite foliage. Anoosh Books is a local business providing commissioned artwork and drawing workshops.

Pillowcase’Palooza: Volunteer Sewing Event | SF
Saturday, June 23 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sips N Sews
Pillowcase'Palooza: Volunteer Sewing Event | SF
Join and make a beautiful young one smile with a special place to lay their head at night. There will be pilowcase making for boys and girls in the City of San Francisco’s Foster Care Program. The goal is 250 pillowcases. Pillowcase’Palooza: Volunteer Sewing Event Saturday, June 23, 2018 ...
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: “La Chamba Concert” | Berkeley
Saturday, June 23 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | La Peña Cultural Center
La Peña 43rd Anniversary Party: "La Chamba Concert" | Berkeley

La Peña Cultural Center celebrates 43 years of art and activism in the Bay and beyond throughout the month of June with a variety of programming representing the many communities that make La Peña the East Bay’s beacon of intersectional Latinx culture and beyond. “La ...

Sunday, June 24

Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, June 24 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Frances Wilson, The Field Kitchen Frances Wilson can’t remember a time when her life did not revolve around food, first learning to cook as a child with her mother, and then professionally as both a chef and a teacher. Her career began when she trained as ...

Monday, June 25

Korean War Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony | The Presidio
Monday, June 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Korean War Memorial
Korean War Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony | The Presidio
Known as “The Forgotten War,” the Korean War officially began on June 25, 1950. In commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War, there will be a special ceremony at the Korean War Memorial in the Presidio.
“Popping the ​Science ​Bubble”: Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
Monday, June 25 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Public Library (Central Branch)
"Popping the ​Science ​Bubble": Conversations w/ Cal Scientists | Berkeley
This Month’s Topic: Ecology How do ecosystems, earth systems and living organisms interact? “Secrets in soil: Reducing greenhouse gases” Alexa Nicolas “The Last Ice Age” Nicholas Spano
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland
Monday, June 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 in advance; $10 at the door
| Club 21
Nerd Nite East Bay: Geeky Lectures in a Bar | Oakland

Nerd Nite East Bay is 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 hundred tipsy nerds. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s salacious, and it’s always nerdy. Nerd ...

Tuesday, June 26

SF History Night | Pacific Heights
Tuesday, June 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. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Thursday, June 28

Full Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley
Thursday, June 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tibetan Nyingma Institute (Berkeley)
Full Moon Tibetan Chanting Ceremony | Berkeley

In many Buddhist lands, the full moon is a time to gather for prayer and meditation. The Tibetan Nyingma Institute continues this tradition at the through holding a chanting ceremony on full moon nights. Join Nyingma students and friends in chanting the Vajra Guru Mantra ...

Friday, June 29

“Dancing Under the Stars” Bachata, Salsa & Merengue | Jack London Square
Friday, June 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
"Dancing Under the Stars" Bachata, Salsa & Merengue | Jack London Square

From experienced dancers to newbies, everyone is invited to an evening of rhythm, grooving and dancing under the stars. Dancers will kick-up their heels and pack Jack London Square for free dance lessons. 2018 Dancing Under The Stars Fridays, Summer 2018 | 7:30 pm Jack ...

Saturday, June 30

Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours
Jack London Square Waterfront | Free Oakland Guided Walking Tours

Visit a turn-of-the-century wholesale produce district still in operation and see the USS Potomac, the restored yacht of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Tour begins at 10 am at the Jack London Square entry arch, foot of Broadway. 2018 Dates Saturday, May 12 Wednesday, June 6 ...

“Summer Saturdays on Waverly” Street Festival: Y/Our Chinatown | Chinatown
"Summer Saturdays on Waverly" Street Festival: Y/Our Chinatown | Chinatown
It’s arts and crafts day with local community artists and crafters, as well as partners including the San Francisco Public Library. Y/Our Chinatown Saturday, June 30, 2018 | 11:00 am to 2:30 pm Waverly Place, San Francisco FREE The exterior wall of the Willie Woo Woo Wong Playground Clubhouse on ...
“Conservatory Curiosities”: Tropical Reptile Meet & Greet | Conservatory of Flowers
"Conservatory Curiosities": Tropical Reptile Meet & Greet | Conservatory of Flowers
Get up close to tropical reptiles with the Lick Your Eyeballs team. Meet geckos that lick their eyeballs, hold a 3-foot friendly lizard, and hang out with a colorful chameleon. Lick Your Eyeballs will introduce you to the wonderful world of tropical reptiles and amphibians ...

Sunday, July 1

2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party Kickoff | SF
Sunday, July 1 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Civic Center Plaza
2018 Civic Center Commons 1st Sundays Block Party Kickoff | SF
The July 1st Block Party will kick-off the series with a special performance by San Francisco’s own Circus Bella at 11:30 am, an interactive exhibit by the designers from NONAPS, free block printing workshops by Jenny Lemons, and more.
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square
Sunday, July 1 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square

With more than 40 vendors, the Jack London Square Farmers Market offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options. The Jack London Square Farmers Market is operated by CUESA at Oakland’s Jack London Square on Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm, year ...

LaborFest 2018: Labor History Four-Hour Bike Tour | SF
Sunday, July 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*Sliding scale from $15-50
| 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: Labor History Four-Hour Bike Tour | SF
The pre-urban history of Indian Slavery up until the earliest 8-hour day movement in the U.S., the ebb and flow of class war will be traced in this four-hour bike ride. SF’s radical working class organizations are shaped in part by racist complicity in genocide and slavery. ...
2018 LaborFest Opening Day | July 1-31
Sunday, July 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Some events are free.
| 518 Valencia
2018 LaborFest Opening Day | July 1-31
Celebrate the LaborFest 84th anniversary by comemmorating the history and culture of working people through film, art, lectures, and exhibits all over the Bay Area. There will be different activities to join and remember the incident brought about the San Francisco General Strike. Opening Day Activities: Noon-4 pm: Labor ...
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo
Sunday, July 1 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Mateo Japanese American Center
Kabuki on Film: Free Screening & Kabuki Expert Talk | San Mateo

San Mateo Kabuki Club is a well-established group that holds classes on the first Sunday of every month, focusing on Kabuki performances on film. Classes are open to the public. The group is led by two very passionate and knowledgeable experts on Kabuki. Films are ...

LaborFest 2018: “We The Workers” Film Showing | SF
Sunday, July 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2018: "We The Workers" Film Showing | SF
China has become the factory workshop of the world. The film “We The Worker” is a documentary shot over a six-year period. We see the real conditions and issues of the Chinese industrial workers as they fight for labor and worker rights. Similar to capitalist countries, ...
LaborFest 2018: “A Taxi Driver” Film Screening | SF
Sunday, July 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2018: "A Taxi Driver" Film Screening | SF
Directed by Jan Hoon (Korea), Gwangju, Korea is a historic center of struggle for the Korean people and this powerful dramatic film shows the story of the May 1980 Gwangju people’s rebellion against the repressive dictator Chun Doo-hwan. His military government is portrayed through the eyes ...

Monday, July 2

LaborFest 2018: “Union Time” Film Showing | SF
Monday, July 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2018: "Union Time" Film Showing | SF
In 1993, a group of employees at the Smithfield Pork Processing Plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina, began to work with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union to organize the 5,000 workers at the plant. In 2008, after a 16-year-long struggle, they won the ...
LaborFest 2018: “Bisbee ’17” Film Showing | SF
Monday, July 2 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2018: "Bisbee '17" Film Showing | SF
The hidden history of the American working class is exposed in this new film Bisbee ’17 by Robert Green. This film is centered around the attack on immigrant copper miners, who in July 12, 1917, were rounded up and illegally deported out of the town ...

Tuesday, July 3

LaborFest 2018: Bread & Roses Labor History | SF
Tuesday, July 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Labor Council Office
LaborFest 2018: Bread & Roses Labor History | SF
Come to share an inspiring labor event or leader in your life. It could be in San Francisco or elsewhere in the U.S.A. or the world. Photos, news clippings, prose, and poems are welcome. This will be an open regular meeting of FORUM (Federation of ...

Wednesday, July 4

Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
Wednesday, July 4 – 10:00 am | Cost: $3*
*$3 for adults; $2 for seniors and students; and free for kids five and under
| San Mateo County History Museum
Redwood City | Old-Fashioned 4th & Ice Cream Making Party | 2018
The San Mateo County History Museum hosts “An Old-Fashioned Fourth” within its museum, the 107 year old county courthouse in Redwood City from 10 am to 4 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. Children will be invited to hand-craft homemade vanilla ice cream and then take a taste. They ...

Friday, July 6

First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland
Friday, July 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a $5 suggested donation for the optional potluck lunch.
| Impact Hub Oakland
First Friday Free Coworking | Impact Hub Oakland

Impact Hub Oakland opens its doors every first Friday for free coworking all day from 9 am to 6 pm. Be productive and get work done, meet and collaborate with friends, pet a bunny, and enjoy a #SexySalad potluck lunch ($5 suggested donation for Soon-To-Be Members; ...

“Batch Made Market” Artisan Food | SF
Friday, July 6 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Forage Kitchen
"Batch Made Market" Artisan Food | SF

This is your monthly chance  to come see and taste what’s cooking at Forage Kitchen. Your favorite chefs in the kitchen, and you can walk through and taste their favorite new recipes. Plus there’s beer. What could be better? The monthly Batch Made Market highlights ...

LaborFest 2018: “Last Train Home” Film Showing | SF
Friday, July 6 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 518 Valencia
LaborFest 2018: "Last Train Home" Film Showing | SF
When this documentary was made 8 years ago, the number of the migrant workers from rural area of China to big cities were 130 million, however, it is now 260 million in China. These are the workers who have built the largest industrial power in ...