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Wednesday, September 23

Camp Palo Alto Networks Virtual Activity for Kids
Wednesday, September 23 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Registration required
Camp Palo Alto Networks Virtual Activity for Kids

Each Wednesday from August 5 – Sept 30, Palo Alto Networks will be providing kids across America with something fun to virtually learn, see, and do. From cardio sessions to STEM interactive activities such as coding and video gaming instructions, your child will finish each ...Every Wednesday

POSTPONED: SF’s Epic “Western Wednesdays” & Free Bull Rides | Westwood
Wednesday, September 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover. Free bull rides if you follow Westwood on Instagram
| Westwood
POSTPONED: SF's Epic "Western Wednesdays" & Free Bull Rides | Westwood

Due to the Shelter in Place order, Westwood is temporarily closed until April 7. Please check Instagram on updates. Enjoy wild times every Wednesday at SF’s premier country music bar with $5 Happy Hour specials on delicious shareable plates like Mac & Triple Cheese, All-You-Can-Eat Wings ...Every Wednesday

Virtual Presentation: Your Vote Matters
Wednesday, September 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Presentation: Your Vote Matters
Find out everything you need to know to ensure your vote counts. Learn how to register, find out all the ways to vote and be aware of the deadlines. A Q&A session will follow the presentation. The deadline to register online to vote is Monday, October ...
Online AHI2020: Art + Health + Innovation, Conversations in Improving Quality of Care
Online AHI2020: Art + Health + Innovation, Conversations in Improving Quality of Care
Kids & Art Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of pediatric cancer care by focusing on the whole child in treatment by including healing through arts in their programming. We are a San Francisco based non-profit and host of the inaugural AHI2020. AHI2020 is a ...
Virtual Discussion “On Hood Feminism”
Wednesday, September 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, suggested donation $10
| Streaming Online
Virtual Discussion "On Hood Feminism"
Author and public speaker Mikki Kendall believes that today’s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, but food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage, ...
District 7 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Candidate Online Forum
Wednesday, September 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free. Registration required.
| online
District 7 San Francisco Board of Supervisors Candidate Online Forum
Voters! Hear from the candidates for District 7 San Francisco Board of Supervisors to help you vote in the November election. During the online forum, candidates will answer questions selected from those submitted in advance by the audience. You can submit questions for consideration when you ...
“Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland
Wednesday, September 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation of $10-20 per audience member is recommended and appreciated.
| The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy: No Cover Comedy & Karaoke Night | Oakland

Moonlight Comedy is a live stand up comedy showcase featuring the best local and traveling comedians from around the country About this Event Each week features the best local and traveling comedians from around the country as seen on Late Night, Comedy Central, HBO and ...Every Wednesday

Imagine Freedom: Virtual Art Works for Abolition
Wednesday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Online/Virtual Event
Imagine Freedom: Virtual Art Works for Abolition
Wednesday, Sept 23, 8-9pm Pacific How are artists actively using their art to take part in the abolish police and prison movement? Join KQED’s host Pendarvis Harshaw in interviewing featured Bay area artists and art curator Ashara Ekundayo about the upcoming show and auction titled “Imagine Freedom: ...
The Premise “Virtual Comedy Show”
Wednesday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Laundry
The Premise "Virtual Comedy Show"

Every joke starts with a premise and every Wednesday Comedians Jeff Dean, James Mwaura and Andrew Orolfo bring together the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to turn these premises into hilarious bits. In the age of the Coronavirus Quarentine, The Premise will be ...Every Wednesday

Bedtime Stories: A New Kind of Storytelling | SF
Bedtime Stories: A New Kind of Storytelling | SF

Bedtime Stories is a monthly salon of words, voices, and the creations our performers use them for. Poetry, comedy, music, drag, – anything can happen. Snuggle up with us every fourth Wednesday in a cozy corner of SF’s nightlife, The Eagle, for provocative performances, midnight ...Monthly

Thursday, September 24

Bike to Wherever Day
Thursday, September 24 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Bike to Wherever Day
Every year, thousands of San Franciscans celebrate Bike to Work Day by choosing to commute by bike. With reduced transportation options during the pandemic, more people than ever before are turning to biking as a safe and healthy transportation option for everyday trips and recreation. ...
2020 Virtual “Berkeley Old Time Music Convention”
2020 Virtual "Berkeley Old Time Music Convention"
Thurs. Sept. 24 – 10:00 am to 11:00 am PDT Panel Discussion – Topic: Black Banjo With panelists, Jake Blount and Tony Thomas, moderated by Prof. T. Carlis Roberts FREE – It’s unclear whether this will stream live; it may end up on Youtube. Thurs. Sept. 24 – 6:00 ...
SF LGBT Center Small Business Covid-19 Weekly Support Meeting
Thursday, September 24 – 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

Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park
Thursday, September 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Salesforce Park
Free 30-Minute Core & Stretch Express | Salesforce Park

Take a break from your desk with this 30-minute express lunchtime class every Thursday from 12:30 pm to 1 pm. Pair with Express Bootcamp beforehand for a full body workout.Every Thursday

12th Annual 50|50 Art Exhibition Show
Thursday, September 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but must book date and time online at www.SanchezArtCenter.10to8.com
| Sanchez Art Center
12th Annual 50|50 Art Exhibition Show
For over a decade, Sanchez Art Center has been delighted to present a very large show of very small works, the 50|50 Show. For 50 days, participating artists create 50 small artworks—a challenging creative journey, to say the least! With its stunning display of originality ...
Virtual Fundraising Summit to Prevent Homelessness
Thursday, September 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | YouTube Live: www.hifstrong.com
Virtual Fundraising Summit to Prevent Homelessness
Each year the Housing Industry Foundation celebrates the impact their Homeless Prevention Programs have on the housing crisis in the Bay Area while also honoring the families we support and the businesses that support our mission. The event will highlight our response to the unprecedented ...
Virtual Tour – Prison Museums as Sites of Conscience w/ Sean Kelley
Thursday, September 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Virtual Tour - Prison Museums as Sites of Conscience w/ Sean Kelley
Sean Kelley has run all public programming at Eastern State Penitentiary since 1995, when he was hired as the organization’s first full-time employee. He produced the site’s award-winning audio tour, now heard by more than a million visitors. He has curated more than 100 site-specific ...
POSTPONED: SF’s Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood
Thursday, September 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westwood
POSTPONED: SF's Live Country Music Thursdays | Westwood

Due to the Shelter in Place order, Westwood is temporarily closed until April 7. Please check Instagram on updates. Enjoy wild times at SF’s premier country music bar with $5 Happy Hour specials on delicious shareable plates and live country music every Thursday. Live Music Thursdays ...Every Thursday

Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF
Thursday, September 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John Episcopal Church
Free Vegetarian Dinner Night | SF

VolxKuche or Free-Cafe SF is a free supper club held on the second Thursday and fourth Thursday of the month with dinner served starting at 6 pm. The food will be vegan when possible, and always vegetarian. Is it taking place this month? Always check the Facebook ...Monthly

Rowan Ricardo Phillips New Book “Living Weapon” via Zoom
Thursday, September 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Rowan Ricardo Phillips New Book "Living Weapon" via Zoom
Join us on Thursday, September 24th at 6pm PDT when Rowan Ricardo Phillips reads from his latest collection, Living Weapon, with Marcelo Hernandez Castillo on Zoom! Zoom Login Info Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83770739482 Webinar ID: 837 7073 9482 Praise for Living Weapon “Over and again, ...