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Wednesday, August 21

ScribdChat: How to Live Life & Face Death | SF
Wednesday, August 21 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*This event is free and open to the public. RSVP required.
| Scribd HQ
ScribdChat: How to Live Life & Face Death | SF
What really matters at the end of life? That’s the idea at the center of BJ Miller’s poignant TED Talk, which has been viewed more than 9 million times. Now, he’s expanded on those ideas in his new book, A Beginner’s Guide to the End, ...

Monday, August 26

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, August 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Tuesday, August 27

Free Author Talk: Jeff Gordinier’s “Hungry” | Omnivore Books
Tuesday, August 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Free Author Talk: Jeff Gordinier's "Hungry" | Omnivore Books
A food critic chronicles four years spent traveling with René Redzepi, the renowned chef of Noma, in search of the most tantalizing flavors the world has to offer. Hungry is a book about not only the hunger for food, but for risk, for reinvention, for ...

Thursday, August 29

Free Author Talk: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini | Omnivore Books
Thursday, August 29 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Free Author Talk: Edible Art from Apple to Zucchini | Omnivore Books
Throughout history, visual and performance artists of all stripes and degrees of renown have rendered their visions within the whimsical medium of food. But however ubiquitous the practice may be, in Carolyn Tillie’s deeply satisfying and gloriously illustrated A Feast for the Eyes, we embark ...

Sunday, September 1

2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Hall of Flowers
2019 San Francisco Zine Fest | Golden Gate Park

The San Francisco Zine Fest is a free, annual celebration of small-press publishing from zines and comics to art books and beyond. Exhibitors come from all over the world, and while the focus is on zines, all walks of DIY life are represented — comics, ...

Wednesday, September 4

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Thursday, September 12

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, September 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Saturday, September 14

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, September 14 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Wednesday, September 18

2019 Big Book Sale Kick Off | Sept. 18 – 22
Wednesday, September 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday , Sept. 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Big Book Sale Kick Off | Sept. 18 - 22

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

Thursday, September 19

2019 Fort Mason Big Book Sale | SF
Thursday, September 19 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday the 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Fort Mason Big Book Sale | SF

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

Friday, September 20

2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday
Friday, September 20 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday , Sept. 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Friday

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

Saturday, September 21

2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday
Saturday, September 21 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission. On Sunday , Sept. 22nd, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
2019 Big Book Sale at Fort Mason | Saturday

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

Sunday, September 22

$1 Book Day: The 2019 Big Book Sale | Final Day
Sunday, September 22 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*On Sunday, everything is $1
| Fort Mason Center
$1 Book Day: The 2019 Big Book Sale | Final Day

Every year Friends fills up the Festival Pavilion Pier at Fort Mason for the Big Book Sale, an iconic San Francisco tradition. The big sale will be open to the public from September 18th, through September 22nd. On the last day, the 22nd, all books ...

Monday, September 23

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, September 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Saturday, September 28

100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF
Saturday, September 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted.
| Alley Cat Books
100 Thousand Poets For Change Poetry Readings | SF

At the Bay Area Poetry Marathon, poets from across the U.S. and the Bay Area celebrate innovative poetry in a series of readings throughout the summer. Join at the first BAPM event of the summer to hear a fantastic assembly of emerging & established writers. ...

Wednesday, October 2

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Thursday, October 10

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, October 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Saturday, October 12

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, October 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Monday, October 28

Silent Book Club: Book Lovers’ Monthly Reading | San Jose
Monday, October 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Hedley Club
Silent Book Club: Book Lovers' Monthly Reading | San Jose

Silent Book Club is a monthly meetup of reading afficionados. Bring yourself and what you’re currently reading to The Hedley Club. Free, but an RSVP is requested. The link can sometimes be hard to find. You can sometimes find it in these two sites: Silent Book ...Monthly

Saturday, November 9

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, November 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Thursday, November 14

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, November 14 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly