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Tuesday, July 23

LaborFest 2019: Teachers Strike Panel | SF
Tuesday, July 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
LaborFest 2019: Teachers Strike Panel | SF
A recent wave of strikes, rallies, and wildcat actions led by teachers across the country have drawn attention to the most urgent issues faced by students and educators – school closures, budget cuts, understaffing, and the re-appropriation of public school funding for charter schools. This ...

Saturday, July 27

LaborFest 2019: Charters & Privatization of Public Schools | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2019: Charters & Privatization of Public Schools | SF
Our public education system is under dire threat as over 1300 charter schools in, California siphon off billions of dollars from public funds to privateers. As a result of Proposition 39 written by billionaire Reed Hastings who owns Netflix, rooms and other facilities are being grabbed ...

LaborFest 2019: Treasure Island | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 10:30 am | Cost: FREE | Treasure Island Museum
LaborFest 2019: Treasure Island | SF
From the first scoops of Bay mud to the final coat of paint applied to the buildings of the Golden Gate International Exposition, organized labor was there. In honor of San Francisco’s LaborFest, author Harvey Smith will discuss the contributions of organized labor to the ...
LaborFest 2019: City College Public Art Walk | SF
Saturday, July 27 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | City College of San Francisco (Phelan SF)
LaborFest 2019: City College Public Art Walk | SF
City College of San Francisco Ocean Campus was planned and built to include art works by WPA artists such as Herman Volz, Sargent Johnson, and Frederick Olmsted. Diego Rivera’s mural Pan-American Unity is only the most famous of the many public works on campus. See ...

Sunday, July 28

LaborFest 2019: Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco | SF
Sunday, July 28 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ILWU Sculpture
LaborFest 2019: Labor Politics & Architecture of San Francisco | SF
Walk with Brad Wiedmaier, SEIU 2015 member & architectural historian. San Francisco has a rich political and labor history that is also connected to its buildings. In this history-by-the-buildings walk, Brad Wiedmaier will outline artifacts and events, and their connections to San Francisco’s past and present.
Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019
Sunday, July 28 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower | 2019
Late July 2019, around July 28 presents the nominal peak of the Delta Aquariid meteor shower, but this long and rambling shower is officially active from about July 12 to August 23 each year. The new moon in early August 2019 means lovely waning crescent moons ...

Monday, July 29

LaborFest 2019: Workers Building San Francisco & the Salesforce Skyscraper | SF
Monday, July 29 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2019: Workers Building San Francisco & the Salesforce Skyscraper | SF
Joseph Blum is one of the leading national photographers of building trades workers and their talent and skills. Over decades, he has covered the building of the Eastern span of the SF Bay Bridge, and his latest work is the construction of the Salesforce skyscraper. ...

Wednesday, July 31

LaborFest 2019: Closing Party | SF
Wednesday, July 31 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 34 Hall
LaborFest 2019: Closing Party | SF
This is the 26th year of LaborFest! Please join us to celebrate the last day of LaborFest 2019. Bring a contribution of food and/or beverage for potluck, or instrument for the open mic.

Friday, August 2

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | August 2-4
Friday, August 2 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | August 2-4

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Saturday, August 3

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Saturday, August 3 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Sunday, August 4

FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley
Sunday, August 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Summer Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Tuesday, August 6

“National Night Out” 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | SF
Tuesday, August 6 – All Day | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
"National Night Out" 2019: Neighborhood Block Parties | SF

Combat crime while meeting some new neighbors at the 36th Annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in various cities around the Bay Area on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 with more than 300 neighborhood block parties. Neighborhoods host big ...

Sunday, August 11

Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
Sunday, August 11 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Perseids Meteor Shower: Up to 50 Meteors / Hour | 2019
In 2019, the peak night of this shower will be totally free of moonlight. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see 50 meteors per hour  – as ...

Sunday, August 25

Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday
Sunday, August 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Muir Woods National Monument
Free National Parks Day 2019 | National Park Service Birthday

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

Saturday, August 31

2019 Free Fishing Day | SF
Saturday, August 31 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Pier Seven
2019 Free Fishing Day | SF

Have you ever felt the excitement of watching your bobber suddenly jiggle, then dive out of sight? Or feeling the tap-tap-tap of a bass as it tastes the worm on the end of your line? Or having a salmon practically tear the rod out of ...

Saturday, September 28

Free National Parks Day: “National Public Lands Day” | 2019
Free National Parks Day: "National Public Lands Day" | 2019

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...

Friday, October 4

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Oct. 4-6
Friday, October 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Oct. 4-6

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Saturday, October 5

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Berkeley
Saturday, October 5 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Berkeley

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Sunday, October 6

FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Final Day
Sunday, October 6 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 1-Day admission + Coupon Book or $10 3 Day admission + Coupon Book
| Golden Gate Fields
FoodieLand Fall Night Market | Final Day

Immerse yourself in San Francisco Bay Area’s finest FoodieLand Night Market to eat, drink, shop and play. Featuring over 150 vendors, you’ll experience a variety of amazing foods and drinks, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment in one great location. FoodieLand Night Market is undoubtedly the ...

Tuesday, October 8

Draconids Meteor Shower | 2019
Tuesday, October 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Draconids Meteor Shower | 2019
October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, ...

Tuesday, October 22

Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley’s Comet’s Debris
Tuesday, October 22 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bay Area
Orionids Meteor Shower 2019 | Halley's Comet's Debris
On a dark, moonless night, the Orionids exhibit about 10 to 20 meteors per hour. These fast-moving meteors occasionally leave persistent trains and they sometimes produce bright fireballs. Orionid meteors fly each year between about October 2 to November 7. That’s when Earth is passing through the ...

Monday, November 11

Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019
Free National Parks Day: Veterans Day | 2019

Sometimes you’ve just got to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the serenity of a national park. On certain “fee-free” days throughout the year, enjoy free entry to all national parks and monuments including Muir Woods and Yosemite National Park and free admission ...