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Wednesday, December 2

“Sight Tech Global” Accessibility Tech Conference for the Visually Impaired (Dec. 2-3)
"Sight Tech Global" Accessibility Tech Conference for the Visually Impaired (Dec. 2-3)
Sight Tech Global is a new global, virtual conference in partnership with TechCrunch dedicated to fostering discussion among technology pioneers on how rapid advances in AI and related technologies will fundamentally alter the landscape of assistive technology and accessibility for the visually disabled. The event features ...
Recology Webinar: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and the AIR Program
Wednesday, December 2 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE
Recology Webinar: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and the AIR Program
Join us for a look at the history of Recology, our current programs and activities, and how we use art as a catalyst for change. While our facility is closed to the public, we still want to provide our community with the resources to continue recycling ...

Thursday, December 3

“Equitable Practices in Distance Learning” Online Discussion
Thursday, December 3 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP
| https://svefoundation.org/events/
"Equitable Practices in Distance Learning" Online Discussion
Join us for a stimulating discussion with a diverse panel of educators and non-profit leaders about the impact distance learning has on the educational landscape and challenges moving forward.
Transit Matters: From COVID Recovery to World-Class Transit for All
Thursday, December 3 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Transit Matters: From COVID Recovery to World-Class Transit for All
Public transit is essential for our economic recovery, our community recovery, and our access to jobs, resources, opportunities, friends and family. Muni, and public transit around the Bay and the country, is facing severe budget and service cuts. How do we get from here to the ...

Tuesday, December 8

An Introduction to Business Plans for LGBT
Tuesday, December 8 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Please RSVP ahead of time to secure your spot!
An Introduction to Business Plans for LGBT
The workshop is hosted by Eddie Tang, the Small Business Consultant at the SF 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 ...
“Women in Leadership” Zoom Talk
Tuesday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
"Women in Leadership" Zoom Talk
A panel of female trailblazers will discuss “Women in Leadership” in a talk hosted by Los Altos History Museum held on the Zoom platform. The panel, moderated by Protima Pandey, Director of the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy, will share how they broke ...
Urban League Workshop: Level Up Your Skills for 2021 Success (Dec 8-16)
Tuesday, December 8 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online
Dec 8, 9, 15, 16, 6-8pm Pacific time When the pandemic caused our economy to shut down, our community of local businesses, freelancers, entrepreneurs had to reassess and recalibrate to a new environment of commerce. Led by consultants, leadership coaches, social entrepreneurs, and fiscal managers, we have ...

Thursday, December 10

“At the Table” Oolong Tea Cookie, Salted Egg Custard Dessert Class
Thursday, December 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Sliding scale donation $0-$25
| Asian Art Museum
"At the Table" Oolong Tea Cookie, Salted Egg Custard Dessert Class
At this virtual At the Table event, chef Jenny Dorsey and mixologist Matt Dorsey demonstrate recipes that ask larger questions about worth and power. Fancy Because It’s French is a multilayered dessert, a faux red-bean mooncake, that poses the question: What does it mean to ...

Friday, December 11

Snowy Plovers: The Cutest Birds on the Beach
Friday, December 11 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Snowy Plovers: The Cutest Birds on the Beach
Learn about the lifestyle of one of the cutest native birds we have on the Central Coast and San Francisco Bay Area, the Snowy Plover! If you’re a regular visitor to Bay Area beaches or bay land parks, you may have come close to this bird, ...
2nd Friday Virtual Art Talks
Friday, December 11 – 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

Tuesday, December 15

Everything You Need to Know About Google My Business w/ SF LGBT Center
Tuesday, December 15 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Make sure to RSVP in advance!
Everything You Need to Know About Google My Business w/ SF LGBT Center
This workshop is offered by the small business program at the SF LGBT Center in partnership with RevLocal, a digital marketing agency, and is led by Derek Griego, Senior Digital Marketing Consultant at RevLocal. In this comprehensive workshop, you will learn how to claim and optimize ...

Wednesday, December 16

Behind the Scenes: Renaissance Medicinal Recipes with the Museum of the Eye
Wednesday, December 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required
Behind the Scenes: Renaissance Medicinal Recipes with the Museum of the Eye
Take a virtual seat at the table as we smell and taste our way through 16th century eye medicine. Clinical herbalist, Rylan Sian of North Wind Apothecary will join us to discuss herbal remedies found in the Truhlsen-Marmor Museum of the Eye’s oldest text, “Ophthalmodouleia” ...

Sunday, December 20

“Bullwhips by the Bay” Free Whip Workshop (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, December 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
"Bullwhips by the Bay" Free Whip Workshop (Golden Gate Park)

Bullwhips by the Bay is a workshop for those enthusiastic about whips and whip throwing, held monthly in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Come and safely learn and use skills in wielding the various kinds of whips (snake whips, stock whips, bullwhips, and so on). ...Monthly

Thursday, January 7

SF’s Presidio Tennessee Hollow Watershed Restoration (Zoom)
Thursday, January 7 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Zoom registration required
SF's Presidio Tennessee Hollow Watershed Restoration (Zoom)
In the late 1990s, planners in San Francisco’s Presidio had a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take a former Army base in the middle of the second densest urban area in the country and restore its buried forgotten watershed, once an important water source for the Yelamu ...

Sunday, January 17

“Bullwhips by the Bay” Free Whip Workshop (Golden Gate Park)
Sunday, January 17 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE
"Bullwhips by the Bay" Free Whip Workshop (Golden Gate Park)

Bullwhips by the Bay is a workshop for those enthusiastic about whips and whip throwing, held monthly in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Come and safely learn and use skills in wielding the various kinds of whips (snake whips, stock whips, bullwhips, and so on). ...Monthly

Thursday, February 4

Pacifica Habitats and the Stewards Restoring Them (Zoom)
Thursday, February 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Zoom registration required
Pacifica Habitats and the Stewards Restoring Them (Zoom)
Pacifica has long been a mecca for activists protecting the environment.  From the preservation of Mori Point, Sweeney Ridge and Pedro Point Headlands to years of activism to ensure a tunnel was built and Montara Mountain saved, people have fought and given their time and ...